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. Contact the library at 399-7674 for details.
Internet Basics. Learn the basics of the internet in this hands-on class that is geared directly to your skill level. Open to all, limited to 10. Friday, Jan. 27, at 10:30 a.m.
Teen Scene. Teens are invited to come hang out and have fun. There will always be a super cool activity! Friday, Jan. 27, at 4 p.m.
January StoryWalk®. "Snowmen at Night" by Caralyn and Mark Buehner will be up through the month of January on the Surface Creek Trail.
January Maker Space. Invisible Ink. Come to the Cedaredge Library during library hours in January and explore the wonders of invisible ink! Send a secret, hidden message or make a treasure map! 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.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Cabin Fever Book Sale. Great prices on books, movies and other materials. Presented by the Friends of the Crawford Library at the Crawford Town Hall Community Room. Friday, Jan. 27, from 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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.
Genealogy 101. Join this informational presentation at the Delta Library and learn strategies for researching your genealogy. Presented by Mickey Watts. Thursday, Jan. 19, at 5 p.m.
Birthday for Pooh. Celebrating Winnie the Pooh's birthday. Crafts, movies, cake and punch. Saturday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m.
Delta Book Club. January's book is "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich. Saturday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m.
Seed Packaging Party. Help us get the seed library ready for spring! Volunteers needed. Thursday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m.
Kids' Craft Day. Stop by the Delta Library between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. every third Saturday and get crafty. January's theme: Winter.
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.
Hotchkiss Book Club. This book club will meet the third Thursday of every month in the Addams Room of Memorial Hall and is for adults. January's book club will discuss "All the Wild That Remains" by David Gessner. Thursday, Jan. 19, at 3 p.m.
Seed Sorting Party. Calling all volunteers, seed library supporters, and seed sorting enthusiasts! We need your help sorting, organizing and labeling seeds for this coming gardening season. Join us at the Hotchkiss Library for an evening of seed organizing, good company and tasty treats. Come by any time Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Make Your Own Pizza Party. Play games and make your own pizza at the Hotchkiss Library! For kids ages 10 and up. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m.
January Maker Space. Come and enjoy making your own unique snowflakes at the library throughout the month of January. We will supply the craft materials. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
Master Builder Club. Explore your creativity as a master builder with Legos. Join us for a monthly design theme 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.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Tuesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact library at 399-7881 for details.
Teen Book Club. Join the teen book club at the Paonia Library! January book: "The Lie Tree" by Frances Hardinge. Jan. 19 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, Jan. 21, at noon
Seeding Our Land. A seed-sorting and green thumb symposium! Help us get the seed library ready for the 2017 season. Saturday, Jan. 28, at noon.
Paonia Reads. Join the community! Read the book! See the film! Paonia Reads is brought to you by the Paonia Literary Committee in collaboration with Delta County Libraries, Blue Sage Center for the Arts and The Paradise Theater in an effort to bring the community together to read the book "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven" by Sherman Alexie and then view the accompanying film at The Paradise Theater on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. Call the Paonia Library for details at 399-7881.
Kids' Game Day. Ultimate Bey Blade Tournament, puzzles and board games! Snacks provided. Thursday, Feb. 2, at 4 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
At their March 5 meeting Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes made two appointments to the county planning commission. Steve Shea was reappointed for a three-year term.