What's happening at your local library? Aug. 30, 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.

Delta County Libraries closed for Labor Day. Monday, Sept. 4.

Cedaredge

Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m.

Geneaology. Who's Who in Whoville? Find out who you really are! Friday, Sept. 1, 10:30 a.m.

Maker Space: Egg Carton Animals. This month you will be able to make an animal out of egg cartons. This is a fun and easy craft, open to all ages.

Computer Class: Basic Internet Skills. This is an easy-to-follow computer class that will help you use and explore the internet better. Friday, Sept. 8, 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.

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.

Break the Code Scavenger Hunt. Find the letters to crack the code to win a prize! All month long in September.

St. Mary's Blood Drive. St. Mary's is bringing the bloodmobile to Delta Library for a blood drive. Monday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m.

Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 3 p.m. Public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

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.

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.

Master Builder Club. Explore your creativity as a master builder with LEGO and other materials! Join us for monthly design themes and free building time. All ages welcome, children under 7 should bring an adult.Meets the first Tuesday of every month through April. The next meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 4 p.m.

Grow Your Own Crystal. Come to the Hotchkiss Library and grow your own crystal! All ages welcome. Wednesday, Sept. 6, 4 p.m.

Tomato Fest! Join us for the fourth annual Tomato Festival in Hotchkiss on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 1-3 p.m. This event will take place alongside the regular Saturday Farmers Market by The Creamery Arts Center and will feature a range of fun activities including a tomato themed fashion show, tomato taste testing and judging and a book sale. Leading up to this event, there will be a tomato themed haiku writing contest. The winners will be announced Sept. 16 at the festival. The tomato fashion show will begin at 2 p.m.

Paonia

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

BeyBlade Tournaments. Games and snacks provided. Meets the third Thursday of every month.

Tech Café. Tech assistance for all ages and skill levels. Every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.

Literacy Program

High School Equivalency. For information on high school equivalency classes or HISET testing, please contact Gail Srebnik at 399-7670 or gsrebnik@deltalibraries.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 astewart@deltalibraries.org for more information.