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.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. April theme: A whim for STEM.
Google it! This computer class will help you to find anything that you want to know just by searching for it on the internet. We will also go over YouTube tutorials. Friday, April 14, at 10:30 a.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.
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.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Spring Card Making. Come to the Crawford Library and create your own Easter or springtime greeting card for a special friend or loved one. All supplies provided. Wednesday, April 5, through Saturday, April 15, during library hours.
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.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 874-9630 for details.
Teen Movie. Join us at the Delta Library for a free movie and snacks. Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Call the library for details at 874-9630.
Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. Public is welcome and encouraged to attend! Wednesday, April 12, at 3 p.m.
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.
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.
Library Closure. The Hotchkiss Library will be closed through Sunday, April 9, for the installation of new carpet, a fresh coat of paint and new shelves for the children's area! Please call the Hotchkiss Library for more information at 399-7781. The Hotchkiss Library project has been made possible by funding provided by the Hotchkiss Library Fund, Inc.
Kite Building. Learn to build simple kites from easy-to-use materials. Wednesday, April 12, at 2 p.m.
Master Builder Club Final Party. Celebrate the conclusion of the Master Builder Club with this final party! Tuesday, April 18, at 3:45 p.m.
Hotchkiss Book Club. This book club meets third Thursday of every month in the Addams Room of Memorial Hall and is for adults. April's book club will discuss "Life on the Mississippi" by Mark Twain. Thursday, April 20, at 3 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 library at 399-7881 for details.
Easter Card Making. Come to the Paonia Library for Easter card making for all ages. All supplies provided. Saturday, April 8, through Thursday, April 13, during library hours.
Kids' Game Day. Ultimate Bey Blade tournament, puzzles, board games and snacks! Wednesday, April 12, at 4 p.m.
Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament. Come to the Paonia Library for a Yu-Gi-Oh trading card tournament. Thursday, April 13, at 4 p.m.
Knit Crochet Day. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow knitters and crocheters, share projects and browse our library of craft books for use or purchase. Always tea and cookies too! Saturday, April 15, at noon.
2017 Summer Reading Program. Delta County Libraries is already gearing up for the 2017 summer reading program. This year's theme is "Build a Better World." Support is invited for this community-sustained program. 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? Delta County Libraries now has a distance learning program that offers participants the ability to work from home with an online program to prepare for the test. Contact Ann at email@example.com for more information.
High School Equi-valency Classes. Hotch-kiss location meets at 397 Bulldog Street on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call Julee at 970-201-8561 for information. Delta location meets at 360 E. 8th Street Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Call Beth at 970-209-9643 for information.
ESL Classes. Delta Family Center location meets Monday-Thursday from 11:45-3:15. Contact Danielle at 970-201-5549 for information. Delta Library location meets Monday-Wednesday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Hotchkiss Library location meets Monday and Thursday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call the literacy office at 970-399-7670 for information.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.