Programs / Classes
Teens, the Parachute Branch Library will deliver books to Grand Valley High School at lunch time on January 4 and February 1. Cool, huh? It's kinda like a bookmobile: they'll bring the books to you (Bks2U) and you can check 'em out with your library card. For more info, contact the library at 285-9870.
The Rifle Branch Library will be hosting a movie matinee on Tuesday, March 27, at 1 p.m. Join your friends at the library for popcorn and a movie during your Spring Break from school. We hope to see you there!
To celebrate Teen Tech Week 2012, join us at the Rifle Branch Library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, for a Rock Band tournament. Bring your friends and get ready to rock!
To commemorate Black History Month 2012 and the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Rifle Branch Library is hosting the Black History Live Tour on February 13 at 7 p.m. The tour features Hasan Davis, a noted Kentucky poet, scholar, storyteller, youth advocate, and Chautauquan (a portrayer of legendary and historical characters).
The Rifle Branch Library will host a Disc-a-Palooza on Saturday, January 21, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Bring your scratched CDs and DVDs (no Blu-ray) and we will repair them - right before your very eyes! - for a suggested donation of $2 each. The clean-a-thon is first come, first served, so get here early! Some discs may not be repairable and we will show you how to assess the damage. Questions? Call the branch at 625-3471.
School's out on Monday, January 16, so young people of all ages are invited to join us at 1:00 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library for a showing of Cars 2 and popcorn!
January 16, 2012, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Want to learn more about Dr. King? Find books about him in our catalog.
Bring your questions about eBook readers - and your device, if you have one - to our Rifle Branch and meet with professional geeks from the Marmot Library Network on Tuesday, January 10, at 6 p.m. We'll help you download eBooks and other materials from the Garfield County Libraries' website and answer your questions. This program is free (and so are the eBooks)!
Bring your questions about eBook readers - and your device, if you have one - to our New Castle Branch and meet with professional geeks from the Marmot Library Network on Thursday, January 26, at 6 p.m. We'll help you download eBooks and other materials from the Garfield County Libraries' website and answer your questions. This program is free (and so are the eBooks)!
Our annual Winter Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Frontier Historical Society and the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. The series runs from January through April on the third Thursday of each month. All events take place at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at 7 p.m. and are open to the public. This year our series includes:
January 19: Black Smoke and White Iron: Coke and charcoal industries in Colorado; presented by William Reich