The Delta County Libraries offer many educational and entertaining activities and events for you and your family to enjoy. If you want to know what else your library is offering, please contact the library or visit the Delta County Libraries website at www.deltalibraries.org. Check out these programs:
Storytime for Babies, Tots and Preschoolers at the Cedaredge Library. Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Parents and tots are invited to participate in a reading time together.
Crafts Group. Crafters meet each Tuesday at 10 a.m. to share ideas and show and tell. Contact the library at 399-7674 for details.
Blind Date with a Book. Stop into the library and go on a blind date with a book. Who knows? Perhaps you'll fall in love with a good story. Available any time the library is open in February.
Maker Space: Polymer Clay Heart Pins. Just bring your imagination! We will have clay, pin attachments, tools and ideas to get you started. Make something unique for that special person in your life, or just for yourself. Open every day in February during business hours.
Genealogy. Who's Who in Whoville ... find out who you really are. Friday, March 4, at 10:30 a.m.
Cedaredge Friends Presentation and Meeting. Cedaredge Friends will offer an interesting speaker every month at 2 p.m., followed by a meeting around 3 p.m. The public is welcome! Please check with the Cedaredge Library for details. Thursday, March 10, at 2 p.m.
Tech Soup Saturday. Bring your devices and your questions. Our expert "techies" will do their best to answer your questions. Saturdays, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Storytime for Babies, Tots and Preschoolers at the Crawford Library. Stories, games, songs, activities and crafts for kids 0-5 and their parents or caretakers. Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Art Lesson. Kids and adults are welcome at this event, where Pam and Jan will teach a mini-class in drawing a still life. This is a wonderful opportunity for all levels of artists (even those just beginning). Thursday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m.
Computer Tutor. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m.
Free Heart Health Screenings. How healthy is your heart? If you live in Delta County, and are un- or underinsured, you qualify for a free health screening. For more information see the calendar at www.deltalibraries.org or call Justine Forster, community health worker for Delta County at 970-812-6026. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Living Within Our Means. Bob Aubery will teach finance classes at the Delta Library. This is a great opportunity for community members to learn about budgeting, debt reduction and sound financial decision making. The class is 10 weeks, concluding on Saturday, March 26. Saturdays 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Call Bob Aubrey, 970-765-5035, for more information.
Magic the Gathering Tournament. Come play Magic with your friends the first Saturday of every month. Saturday, March 5, at 10 a.m.
Early Release Day Family Movie. Showing: "Treasure Buddies," where adorable talking puppies search for treasure in ancient ruins. Wednesday, March 9, at 1 p.m.
Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. Public is welcome and encouraged to attend! Wednesday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m.
Book Sale. The Friends of the Delta Library will have a book sale in or outside of the Delta Library every other month on the second Thursday of the month. Your donations of gently used good quality books will help us earn money for the Delta Library. Please do not bring us dirty or damaged books, textbooks, encyclopedias or Time Life series. DVD's are welcome but we cannot accept VHS tapes. Thursday, March 10, at 10 a.m.
Talk & Tangle Yarn. This is a group of knit and crochet enthusiasts who get together to talk and work on their individual projects. Anyone is welcome to join. Mondays starting at 5:30 p.m.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Join us for stories, activities and crafts downstairs. Contact the library at 399-7781 for details.
Knitting Group. Do you knit or crochet? Join us for ideas, help and good company. Anyone is welcome to join. Call the Hotchkiss Library to get more information on this group. Wednesdays at 4 p.m.
Blind Date with a Book. Stop into the library and go on a blind date with a book.Who knows? Perhaps you'll fall in love with a good story. Available any time the library is open in February.
Make Your Own Dry Erase Board. Snacks and supplies provided, bring your creativity! Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m.
Tech Help. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Tuesday-Thursday by appointment. Contact the library at 399-7781 for details.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Tuesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact Paonia Library at 399-7881 for information.