Programs / Classes
On October 31st come join the Halloween party at the Silt Branch Library at 4:00 p.m. in the afternoon. This program is geared for preschool and elementary-aged kids. We encourage participants to come dressed up and ready for fun.
Pat McCarty, a certified master gardener from the CSU extension office, will discuss tips on how to best care for your garden and lawn this fall. The program will be held at the Silt Branch Library on Tuesday October 16th from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Be a Reading Buddy at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Younger readers (kindergarten to third grades) will be 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 beginning September 11, 2012.
The AARP Driver Safety Class takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on Thursday, November 8th from 8:30 until 12:30.
This class is directed for those over 50 with most Colorado insurance companies offering discount to those who complete the course.
Veterans take the class for FREE, AARP members $12, non-member $14.
Payment in checks only.
Celebrate Teen Read Week by getting "caught" reading. From Monday October 15th through Saturday October 20th if one of our library supporters sees you reading, you will be given a Get Caught Reading coupon. Visit the Parachute Branch Library and redeem your coupon before 10/31/12. Pizza, cool cash, books, sandwiches are just a few of the rewards for reading. You never know where we will be...grab a book and get caught reading!
We invite you to spend a few minutes dating and rating some of the latest teen reads in our library. Stop by the front desk of the Parachute Branch Library between October 15th and 19th, pick up the "dating/rating" cards and you are off on your grand adventure. Dating/rating does have its rewards, stop in and find your perfect mate!
This event is part of Teen Read Week.
Have your kids outgrown last years costumes? Need a creative and inexpensive way to build your costume? Join us at the Parachute Branch Library on Saturday, October 6th from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon for the first annual Costume Swap. Drop off costumes all week beginning Tuesday October 2nd and you will be given a SWAP ticket. Tickets can be redeemed Saturday October 6 from 10am to noon.
Manga and graphic novels appear in your dreams? Love to read backwards? Join with others suffering the same symptoms at the Anime Club! The club will meet on Monday, October, 29th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the Parachute Branch Library.
The Good, the Bad, and the Gross is hands on learning at its best. Designed for grades 4-6, participants are challenged to come ready for the good, the bad, and yes, the really gross!
Program takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, October 15th from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.
Oreo cookies and Math? You bet!
You too can lean those pesky multiplication facts in the most crazy ways. Fourth and fifth graders are invited to the Parachute Branch Library on Mondays from 10:00 to 10:30 am for Monday Math Madness beginning October 29th. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend. Reservations required.