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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.

Friends of the Cedaredge Library Meeting. Glade Hadden, archaeologist with the BLM, will give a presentation, with photographs, on the Eagle Rock Shelter located north of Delta on the Gunnison River. The shelter is 12,800 years old and provides the earliest evidence of human occupation in Colorado. Regular meeting will follow the presentation. Thursday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m.

iPad Basics. Bring your own iPad or use the library's. This class will teach you the basics of the iPad. Great for all levels of knowledge. Come see if you are interested in an iPad by trying one of ours out first! Friday, Feb. 10, at 10:30 a.m.

February StoryWalk®. "Tacky and the Winter Games," written by Helen Lester and illustrated by Lynn Munsinger, will be on display at the Surface Creek Trail StoryWalk® during the month of February.

February Maker Space. Come to the Cedaredge Library during library hours in February and get slimy with this hands-on activity! All supplies provided.

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.

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 399-7783 for a specific time.

Delta

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

Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 3 p.m.

Teen Book Club at Delta High School. This Teen Book Club will meet the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 9 a.m. in the fishbowl. Contact the Delta Library for details at 874-9630.

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.

Hotchkiss Book Club. This book club meets the third Thursday of every month in the Addams Room of Memorial Hall and is for adults. February's book club will discuss "The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco. Thursday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m.

Your Favorite Book Art Contest. The Hotchkiss Library will be accepting artwork from all ages depicting your favorite book. Submissions may be dropped off during the month of February and will be on display for voting until the end of March. The library has poster paper available for use. Please call 970-399-7781 for more info.

Master Builder Club. Explore your creativity as a master builder with Legos. Join us for a monthly design themes and free building time. All ages welcome; children under 7 should bring an adult. Meets the first Tuesday of every month October through April from 3:45 to 5 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.

Paonia

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

Kids' Game Day. Ultimate Bey Blade Tournament, puzzles and board games! Snacks provided. Thursday, Feb. 2, at 4 p.m.

Hot Composting. Learn the basics of hot composting with this informational program.Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m.

Valentine's Day Card Making. Come to the Paonia Library to make a personalized Valentine's Day card for a loved one. Materials and snacks provided. Friday, Feb. 10, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Districtwide

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 astewart@deltalibraries.org for more information.

High School Equivalency Classes. Hotchkiss 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.

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