Programs / Classes
“Mines of Coal Basin” is a book which recounts tales of adventure, courage, determination and innovation in Redstone Colorado. The author, John A. Reeves resides in Glenwood Springs and is the featured speaker in the first installment of the Winter Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Frontier Historical Society and the Friends of the Glenwood Springs Library.
Join the Friends of the Library and their invited guest Dr. Gerhard Rill. Dr Rill will share his passion...healthy feet. If you have ever had hurting toes you know how important this can be. Gerhard guarantees to entertain and inform!
Gerhard Rill is a graduate of the Munich School of Orthopedics. He completed his residency in the United States then practiced in Germany for several years before relocating to Colorado.
Designed for grades 4-6 this is HANDS on learning at its best. Each meeting we challenge you to come ready for the good, the bad, and yes, the really gross!
Program meets at the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, January 14th from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Want to get off to a great start, make 2013 your best year? Join us for a 3 session Saturday devoted to your health. From 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Parachute Branch Library join Tiffany Chapman as she looks at the best exercises for you. From 10:30-11:30 Dr. Coleman will discusses preventive medicine with a question and answer session. Round out your healthy day with Mickie Hosack as she talks on diet and nutrition. Enjoy a lunch with dishes you may have never tried, guaranteed good and good for you!
Lunch reservations must be made by Friday, January 4th.
Join us at the New Castle Branch Library at 2:00 p.m. on January 12th for an afternoon of Wii games!
Tweens (ages 9 to 12) are invited to read and talk about good books at the library. Each member selects their own book to discuss. Tweens will be writing anonymous reviews for a library "magazine" and blog, as well as creating bookmarks about their books (to be displayed in the library). The Tween Book Club meets after school on the second Thursday of each month from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Light snacks are served.
Felicia Trevor will be teaching her five week series ” Introduction to Yoga” to teens beginning Wednesday, January 9th from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. The class will include postures for toning and energizing, use and benefits of aromatherapy, breathing exercises for relaxing, meditation for well being, and color theory for increased awareness. Come join us, bring a friend, and wear comfortable clothes. The class will be held on the lower level of the library. It is free of charge and open to teens.
The Rifle Branch Library offers free computer classes that provide hands-on training to adults. We'll make you more confident when using computers in the library, at work, at home, or when looking for a job. Classes are held the second Wednesday of every month starting at 2:30 p.m.
Teens (ages 13 to 17) are invited to be part of the library Teen Advisory Group. Share your thoughts about activities and resources you would like to see at the library. TAG will meet on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Light snacks will be served.
Be a Reading Buddy at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Younger readers (kindergarten to third grades) are paired with older reading buddies (fourth to eighth grades) to practice reading and develop a love for reading. Reading Buddies meets at the library from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more information call the library at 970-945-5958.
Please note that Reading Buddies will not meet on New Years Day.