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.
Submit up to three original haiku poems. Winners will be selected in a variety of categories. Open to all ages. Visit http://www.deltalibraries.org/haiku-contest/for details and to enter.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m.
Computer Class: What is the Cloud? Have you heard people talk about the cloud and you're not sure what it is? This is the class for you! You will learn all about cloud computing in this easy-to-follow class. Friday, Aug. 25, 10:30 a.m.
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.
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.
The Earth Beneath Our Feet - Geology Hike with Dr. Dave Noe. Come join locally famous geologist, Dr. Dave Noe, for a journey into Delta County's celebrated and sometimes-berated 'dobie badlands.Saturday, Aug. 26. Meet at the eastern edge of the City Market parking lot in Delta at 9 a.m. We will car pool to the trailhead at 9:15 a.m. using high clearance vehicles Hike duration: about 4 hours. No children under 10 years of age. The hike is only a few miles round trip, but the route follows an unimproved path that is quite steep and arduous in places. Wear hiking shoes and bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, a sun hat, sunglasses and camera. A hiking pole is optional but strongly recommend.
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.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7781 for details.
Cooking with Chef Anthony Reichenbach. Come enjoy a "garden to table" cooking class with Chef Anthony at the Hotchkiss Library. Thursday, Aug. 31, 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, 399-7781.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Tuesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact library at 399-7881 for details.
The Gallery at Paonia Library: Final Friday Art Walk. Visit the Paonia Library during the Final Friday Art Walk Aug. 25, 5 to 6 p.m.
BeyBlade Tournaments. Games and snacks provided. Meets the third Thursday of every month.
Tech Café. Tech assistance for all ages and skill levels. Every Thursday at 2 p.m.
High School Equivalency. For information on high school equivalency classes or HISET testing, please contact Gail Srebnik at 399-7670 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Stewart at email@example.com for more 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.