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.
Computer Basics. Learn the basics of the computer in this hands-on class that is geared directly to your skill level. Open to all, limited to 10. Call the Cedaredge Library at 399-7782 for more information. Friday, Oct. 28, 10:30 to 11:30.
Teen Scene. Halloween Party! Wear your favorite costume for this really spooky party! Enjoy ghoulishly delicious food and prizes for best costume. Grades 6-12 welcome. Friday, Oct. 28, 4 to 5 p.m.
October Scavenger Hunt: Books and Things. Grab a pencil and a map and get hunting! Find the things listed on the sheet and get a small prize. The month of October during library hours.
October Maker Space: Bean Painting. Using nature's handiwork you can design a collage using simple peas and beans to create a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork. All month long during regular library hours.
Cedaredge Friends Meeting. Speaker presentation at 2 p.m. followed by refreshments with the business meeting to follow. Thursday, Nov. 10.
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.
Pumpkin Decorating Party. Bring your own pumpkin; we'll supply paints and embellishments so you can make it funny, spooky, silly or fancy. Saturday, Oct. 29, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Aloha, Hawaii! Are you experiencing the cold weather blues? Join Jan the librarian for a slide show presentation about Hawaii. Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m.
Scrapbooking. Bring your latest project and join others in a fun and creative day; we share materials, tools and ideas! Also, bring something to snack on for everyone. Monday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.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.
Earth Beneath Our Feet. Have you ever wondered about the geology in the vicinity of Delta? Join Dr. Dave Noe for a tour of the surrounding mesas, 'dobies and uplifts, and the results of many years of geologic mapping by the Colorado Geologic Survey. In this 90-minute lecture, we'll learn about the rocks and sediments that make up this landscape, and the geologic process that continues to shape it. In addition, Dr. Noe will reveal how you can get your own copies of these colorful and highly detailed geologic maps. Thursday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m.
Delta Friends of the Library Meeting. Public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 5:30 p.m.
Operation Troop Bounty. Help support our troops! During the month of November, bring items for donation to the Delta Library to be sent to our troops. Travel size toiletries, small non-perishable food items, books and many more items will be accepted. For a full list of items contact the Delta Library at 874-9630.
Kids' Craft Day. Stop by the Delta Library between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. every third Saturday through May and get crafty.
Free Heart Health Screenings. There will be no screenings in November or December.
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.
Turkey Feathers Maker Space. Come to the Hotchkiss Library during regular business hours in November and color a turkey feather for the Hotchkiss Library Bird.
"Gratitude Graffiti" Maker Space. Stop by the Hotchkiss Library anytime during regular business hours in November to contribute to the "Gratitude Graffiti" Wall. Share your gratitude!
Master Builder Club. Explore your creativity as a master builder with Legos. 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 October through April.
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.
Dying Matters. Presenter Carrie Lerner of Bird Song Crossings will introduce the topics of home funerals and green burials. She will discuss living wills and will provide a living will, the five wishes, available for participants to fill out or take home. Finally, Lerner will discuss the creation of a community care circle that will support community members who are facing and dealing with death. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m.
Internet 101. This class will focus on teaching participants how to use the general internet through a browser. It will cover choosing and using a browser, rules of engagement and webmail and email attachments. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 4 p.m.
Halloween Costume Making. How to build your own superhero helmet or mask! Teens and children are welcome to attend. Design, construct and add finishing details to a superhero mask or helmet. This class will have three sessions: Thursday, Oct. 27, 3:30 to 5 p.m. for direct instruction; Friday, Oct. 28, 3:30 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for independent work time.
Teen Book Club. This book club will meet once per month November-January. November's meeting will discuss "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau. This book club is for ages 15+ and will meet on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m.
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.