Programs / Classes
Join us in the Rifle Branch Library's Community Room (upstairs) on October 22 at 7:00 p.m. for the next installation of our Super Saver Series.
Using a slow cooker is a great way to save money and time. Crockpot chefs are invited to prepare their favorite slow cooker recipe and bring it to the Crockpot Challenge. Bring a copy of your recipe and some friends to help with tasting, too. We'll sample all of the entries and vote for our favorites!
What do you want to see in the new New Castle Branch Library? What kinds of books do you want? What music? What kinds of programming?
Come join us for brain storming and collage on October 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Castle Branch's temporary location. Share your ideas for how YOU envision the new library and have fun making art.
Your hands can create while your brain reinvents Youth Services at the New Castle Branch Library!
Computers don't seem to be going away, so isn't it time you improved those skills? This class is designed to help you learn the basics of computer use. With our small classes and friendly instructors, you can do it! Classes are free but advance registration and basic mouse skills are required. Classes meet at the Parachute Branch Library on Tuesdays from October 4 through November 15, from 9-10 a.m. For more information or to register, call the library at 285-9870.
Wanna learn how to take some great photos? Local professional photographer Ashley Mickelson will show you how to make your pictures rock! Join her at the Silt Community Center on October 13 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. You will learn a variety of tips and tricks, such as cool lighting techniques, to make your photos stand out. For more information, contact the Silt Branch Library at 876-5500.
Hey, teens, do you find it difficult to study at home? Maybe you need a bigger space to work on a project or you just need to get away from your noisy little sister. All teens are invited to the Glenwood Springs Branch Library from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. on alternating Tuesdays (see specific dates below) to take advantage of our giant, quiet basement. During Study Space hours, you will find room to spread out in a quiet environment. You can work alone or in small study groups to read, write, or plan school projects.
The Aspen Art Museum is partnering with the Gordon Cooper Branch Library in Carbondale to offer Story Art, a free program that combines learning to read with visual literacy and art-making. Held once a month, this program introduces children to the basic foundations of art through engaging storybooks, looking activities, and hands-on art projects. Registration is recommended. Story Art is held on the first Thursday of every month from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.
If you love words, games, and having fun, this club is for you! Our adult Scrabble Club meets from 6-8 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month at the Rifle Branch Library. Beginners and experts alike are encouraged to join and the club is free and open to the public. Make new friends and learn new Scrabble strategies. Bring your own board if you have one. Scoring materials and dictionaries will be provided. For more information, call the Rifle Branch at 625-3471.
September is Suicide Prevention Month. Aspen Hope Center, a project of the Aspen Valley Medical Foundation, will present a community suicide prevention training at the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, September 27, at 5:30 p.m. The training is free and open to the public but registration is required. Call 544-1241 for more information and registration.
If you love words, games, and having fun, this club is for you! Our adult Scrabble Club meets from 6-8 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month at the Glenwood Springs Branch. Beginners and experts alike are encouraged to join and the club is free and open to the public. Make new friends and learn new Scrabble strategies. Bring your own board if you have one. Scoring materials and dictionaries will be provided. For more information, call the Glenwood Springs Branch at 945-5958.
Your future job may depend on your ability to communicate your skills in just one or two pages! On Tuesday, October 4, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Silt Branch Library, Dan Mickelson will present a program on ways you can create or update your resume. He will show a variety of tools and library resources that can help you with your resume and will discuss topics such as cover letters, applications, and tailoring resumes for specific jobs. If you already have a resume, feel free to bring it with you if you want it to be privately reviewed for suggestions.