What's happening at your local library? April 26, 2017

By Press Release


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.

Cedaredge

Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. April theme: A whim for STEM.

Social Networking Class. This class will go over the different types of social networking websites, including Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat. Friday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m.

Teen Scene. Teens can come to the Cedaredge Library to hang out and have fun with a super cool activity. Friday, April 28, at 4 p.m.

April StoryWalk®. "Have You Heard The Nesting Bird?" written by Rita Gray and illustrated by Kenard Pak will be on display at the Surface Creek Trail StoryWalk® during the month of April.

April Maker Space. Ever wondered how your lungs work? We've created a workable "breathing machine" that you can experiment with to satisfy your curiosity. Come play! The month of April during library hours.

Friends of the Cedaredge Library Meeting. May's program is cowboy poetry. Thursday, May 11, at 2 p.m. Contact the Library at 399-7674 for details.

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.

Tech Soup Saturday. Bring your devices and your questions. Our expert "techies" will do their best to answer your questions. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Who's Who in Whoville? This genealogy group meets at the Cedaredge Library the first Friday of every month at 10:30 a.m.

Crawford

Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.

Computer Tutor. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Just drop in during regular library hours or call ahead for a specific time. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.

Delta

Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 874-9630 for details.

Build a Bunny Scavenger Hunt. Bunny ears, eyes, nose, feet, front paws and other items will be hidden in the children's area and the young at heart can build a bunny and take it home. The month of April during library hours.

Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. Join the next meeting on Wednesday, May 10, at 3 p.m. at the Delta Library.

DNA Program. Greg Hart, a certified specialist in blood banking with a bachelor's degree in medical technology, will offer a two-part program on DNA and genealogy. This is a brown bag lunch program. Bring your lunch; drinks are provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Delta Library Saturday, May 6, and Saturday, May 13, at 10:30 a.m.

Homework Help. Hey students! Do you need help getting organized, developing good study skills or reviewing an assignment? Schedule your one-on-one session today! Call the Delta Library at 874-9630.

Genealogy One-on-One. Get the help you need researching your genealogy in this ongoing class taught by Mickey Watts. Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 5 p.m.

Magic the Gathering. Teens can come to the library to play and trade cards for Magic the Gathering! Tournaments every first Saturday 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.

Hotchkiss

Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7781 for details.

Seed Saving From Your Own Garden. Interested in learning how to save seeds? Learn about how to plan your garden for growing your own seeds. You will walk away with ideas for planting your garden and the inspiration to save seeds. Thursday, April 27, at 5 p.m.

Please Eat the Daisies! (And the dandelions, too!) Learn about edible wild weeds with Karen McCarville on Wednesday, May 3, at 4 p.m.

Spring Book Sale. The Hotchkiss Library Friends will host their annual spring book sale at Memorial Hall during the sheep dog trials Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds go to the Hotchkiss Library.

Tech Help. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Tuesday-Thursday by appointment.

Paonia

Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Tuesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact library at 399-7881 for details.

Spring Book Sale. The Friends of the Paonia Library present their annual spring book sale. Great prices and a wide variety of materials. Friday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kids' Game Day. Ultimate Bey Blades Tournament, puzzles and board games. Snacks provided. Thursday, May 6, at 4 p.m.

Mother's Day Card Making. Express your gratitude to your mom, grandma or any special women in your life with a hand-made card. Card stock, stickers, coloring pencils and envelopes are provided. Thursday, May 11, through Saturday, May 13.

Districtwide

2017 Summer Reading Program. Delta County Libraries is gearing up for the 2017 summer reading program. This year's theme is "Build a Better World." Contact your local library or visit www.deltalibraries.org under "Support Your Libraries" then "2017 Summer Reading" to see how you can help.

Distance Learning Program. Do you need your high school equivalency but are unable to attend our classes? Contact Ann at astewart@deltalibraries.org for more information about the libraries' online learning program.