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What's happening at your local library? May 3, 2017

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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. May theme: Bugs and blooms.

Friends of the Cedaredge Library Meeting. May's program is cowboy poetry. Thursday, May 11, at 2 p.m. Contact the Library at 399-7674 for details.

May - June StoryWalk®. "Superworm," written by Julie Donaldson, will be on display at the Surface Creek Trail StoryWalk® during the months of May and June.

May Maker Space. Make your very own dancing snake -- because you know you've always wanted one! Discover what static electricity can do. You'll get a charge out of this! The month of May 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.

Who's Who in Whoville? This genealogy group meets at the Cedaredge Library the first Friday of every month at 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 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. Join the next meeting on Wednesday, May 10, at 3 p.m. at the Delta Library.

DNA Program. Greg Hart, a certified specialist in blood banking with a bachelor's degree in medical technology, will offer a two-part program on DNA and genealogy. This is a brown bag lunch program. Bring your lunch; drinks are provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Delta Library Saturday, May 6, and Saturday, May 13, at 10:30 a.m.

Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. Join the next meeting Wednesday, May 10, at 3 p.m. at the Delta Library.

Break the Code Scavenger Hunt. Use a key to decode clues about people who change the world. All month long in May during library hours.

May Donation Drive. Delta County Libraries has partnered with the Pregnancy Resource Center on a month-long donation drive to collect baby items for local families in need. Bring your donations of diapers, wipes, bath wash, bottles, and other baby items to the Delta Library during the month of May.

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.

Hotchkiss

Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7781 for details.

Please Eat the Daisies! (And the dandelions, too!) Learn about edible wild weeds with Karen McCarville on Wednesday, May 3, at 4 p.m.

Spring Book Sale. The Hotchkiss Library Friends will host their annual spring book sale at Memorial Hall during the sheep dog trials Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds go to the Hotchkiss Library.

Hotchkiss Book Club. This adult book club will meet the third Thursday of every month in the Addams Room of Memorial Hall. May's book club will discuss "Midnight Rising" by Tom Horwitz.

Library Scavenger Hunt. In celebration of the "new" children's area, Hotchkiss Library will be offering a scavenger hunt challenge during the month of May. Kids can participate by navigating their way through the children's area, finding books and other items, while familiarizing themselves with the new layout.

Tech Help. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Tuesday-Thursday by appointment.

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 Blades Tournament, puzzles and board games. Snacks provided. Thursday, May 6, at 4 p.m.

Mother's Day Card Making. Express your gratitude to your mom, grandma or any special women in your life with a hand-made card. Card stock, stickers, coloring pencils and envelopes are provided. Thursday, May 11, through Saturday, May 13.

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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