Programs / Classes
If you love words, games, and having fun, this club is for you! Our adult Scrabble Club meets from 5:30-8 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. However, please note that due to the New Year holiday, we will meet on January 8th, with our regular schedule resuming in February.
Beginners and experts alike are encouraged to join our club, which is free and open to the public. Make new friends and learn new Scrabble strategies. Scrabble boards, scoring materials, and dictionaries are provided.
Do you love Manga and Anime? So do we! Join us at the New Castle Branch Library on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. to talk about your favorites, get recommendations, and practice your drawing skills.
Getting bored on your holiday break? Elementary School kids are invited to come to the New Castle Branch Library on Wednesday, January 2 between 11:00 and 1:00 for Wii and traditional board games. Call Diane at 984-2346 for more information
Wii Wednesday with an Origami project and challenge each week. Come learn how to make a paper crane and then enter your crane into the Crane Beauty Pageant. Who's ready for some Paper Football? Learn the complicated art of paper football folding and throw down some table-iron game. There will be a new craft/challenge each week. Be there to see what the other ones are!
Got a new Tech Toy for Christmas and not quite sure what to do with it? Starting on December 26th, you can book a Librarian Tech Specialist to assist you one-on-one with setting up and utilizing your new device. Appointments will be held on December 27th, 29th, and January 3rd in half-hour sessions. Stop by the front desk of the Rifle Branch Library to sign-up. Slots are limited so sign up today!
Come celebrate Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights! We'll sing Hanukkah songs, light a Menorah, play with Driedels (spinning tops), and eat Latkes (potato pancakes). This year Hanukkah begins the night of December 8, and ends the night of December 15.
Every Wednesday after school the Rifle Branch Library will host open play on our Wii console. Teens from middle school and up are invited to join in for games and after school snacks!
Join us as we celebrate the art of cartooning. Join us for lots of movies, bags of popcorn, and crazy games. You could win a copy of the newest Diary of the Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel!
For children in grades 3-6.
If you are in grades 6-12, you are invited to join the New Castle Branch Library’s Teen Advisory Group, which meets the third Monday of every month at 5 p.m. Tell us what you want to see at your local library. This is your opportunity to help plan programs and tell us what books, movies and music you would like us to purchase for the library. After the meeting stick around for snacks and games! For more information, call Lee at 984-2346.
Children in 3rd and 4th grades are invited to the Silt Branch Library on Friday, November 30 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. to have testing different objects to see if they sink or float with Ms. Lauren Zabawa! Join us for experiments galore where we will be making hypothesis, testing different variables, recording our results, and having fun. Supplies and snacks will be provided. This class is limited to 25 children, and preregistration is required to attend this event. Please call 876-5500 or go to www.gcpld.org to preregister.