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.
Teen Scene. Learn how to make paper machines that move in this Karakuri paper craft class. Grades 6-12 welcome. Friday, Sept. 30, at 4 p.m.
Book Sale. Join the Friends of the Cedaredge Library for their annual book sale at AppleFest.A wide variety of books, CDs and DVDs will be available for suggested donations. Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fairy and Elf House Workshop. Join us in a magical, family-friendly workshop where we use our imagination and create fairy and elf houses out of natural materials. Bring your own natural materials as well as work with the one we have collected. All ages welcome. Space is limited to 10 people. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m.
Deserts to Glaciers to Jungles...Exploring the Beauty of Chile and Argentina. The Friends of the Cedaredge Library invite the public to a travel adventure at the Stotle Shed in Cedaredge. World travelers Marv and Jude Kieca will regale the audience with pictures, stories and information on their recent trip. Refreshments will be served. Thursday, Oct. 13. Doors open at 6.30.
Internet Search Basics. Learn the basics of internet searching in this hands-on class that is geared directly for your skill level. Work with Google, YouTube, and Facebook to find things that are important to you! Open to all. Limited to 10. Friday, Oct. 14, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Scrapbooking. Bring your latest project and join others in a fun and creative day; we share materials, tools and ideas! Also bring a snack to share. Monday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Crawford Cookbook Club. Eat, experiment and enjoy. Every month is a different theme. Call the Crawford Library at 399-7783 for details. Meets the second Thursday of every month. October's theme: Italian.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 874-9630 for details.
Kids' Craft Day. Stop by the Delta Library between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. every third Saturday through May and get crafty. October's theme: Halloween.
Banned Book Week. Come to the Delta Library during library hours Sept. 28-29 and get your "mug shot" taken with a banned book.
Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. Public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Teen Study Hall. Get organized! Bring in your syllabus, planner, notebooks and folders! Learn organizational techniques that will help you succeed this school year. Snacks will be provided. Thursday, Oct. 13, from 3 to 4 p.m.
Health Equity Learning Series. The Delta Library has partnered with Western Colorado Area Health Education Center and the Colorado Trust to host this health equity learning series. The first presentation in this series will focus on migrant workers and homelessness, health outcomes and more as they relate to health equity. Deliana Garcia, MA, of the Migrant Clinicians Network in Austin, Texas, is the speaker. Space is limited. Thursday, Oct. 13, 6 to 8 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.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7781 for details.
Donation Drive. Help the Hotchkiss Library start a kids' building club. The Hotchkiss Library will be accepting gently used kids' building blocks in a marked box in the entryway during the month of September. Your donations will help us start a kids' building club that will begin in October. Call the Hotchkiss Library at 970-399-7781 for more details.
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.
Home School Day. Come to the Hotchkiss Library for an open house of library resources all day. Presentations on homeschooling resources for parents and students at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Tuesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact library at 399-7881 for details.
Friends Book Sale. Buy a book and support your library! Join the Friends of the Paonia Library for their two-day book sale at the Paonia Library. Friday, Oct. 7, from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drive By Film School. Learn to take a movie from concept to reality with this weekly class. Day and time TBD.
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. to 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 p.m. 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.
Indie Author Day. Delta County Libraries will celebrate Indie Author Day with a display in each library featuring published local authors starting Oct. 8 and running through the end of October.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.