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Library happenings Sept. 5, 2018

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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.


Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m.

Genealogy. The Cedaredge genealogy group meets on the first Friday of every month from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Meetings resume Friday, Sept. 7.

Book Talk and Signing. Author Lauren Archibeque will be speaking about and available to sign her book "Be Nice and Get What You Really Want!" She will talk about how being nice can move you forward quickly and make your life work in miraculous ways. Thursday, Sept. 13, at 4:30 p.m.

Stop Motion Madness. Teens are invited to Cedaredge Library to explore the art of bringing inanimate objects to life with stop motion filmmaking. Using LEGO, clay and more, participants will use their creativity to have fun and make a short film. Friday, Sept. 21, at 4 p.m.

Nature Journal Maker Space. Visit the Cedaredge Library in September to make your own nature journal. Take your journal to the Surface Creek Trail and enjoy the September StoryWalk®, "Tracking Treasures of the Trail," written and illustrated by the Cedaredge Plant and Dig Garden Club. All supplies provided. All ages welcome.

Tech Café. Bring your devices! Bring your questions! Staff at Cedaredge Library will help you clear up your confusion with technology. From smartphones and laptops to tablets and computers, our resident techies will do their best to get you going. The second and fourth Fridays of every month from 2 to 4 p.m.

Crafts Group. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 10 a.m. to share ideas and show and tell.


Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.

Scrapbooking. Join friends at Crawford Library and get your pictures and other treasured items in your scrapbook. The first Monday of every month at 11 a.m.

Tech Help. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Wednesday through Saturday by appointment. 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.

Tech Information Station. Delta Library offers an open tech information station in the conference room for all ages and skill levels to seek technical assistance with computers and tablets. Attendees will also receive an introduction to utilizing library databases for online classes. Monday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m.

Operation Troop Bounty. Delta Library, in partnership with the local VFW, will be gathering non-perishable food and personal items for overseas troops during the month of September. Items are gathered and shipped, with a specific focus on family members of local residents. Please contact Delta Library for a list of needed items at 874-9630.

Friends of the Delta Library. Friends of the Delta Library meet Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m.at Delta Library.

Harvesting Seeds. Adults are invited to Delta Library for a presentation by Kathleen Ray on seed harvesting and composting. Thursday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m.

Council of Teens. The Council of Teens will help plan programs and activities as well as come up with books to add to the teen collection! Meets every other Monday at 4 p.m. starting Sept. 17.

Book Character Scavenger Hunt. Kids are invited to Delta Library to search for the book covers of favorite children's book in the children's area. All month long in September.

Genealogy One-on-one. The Delta genealogy group meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 5 p.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.

Fifth Annual Tomato Fest. Saturday, Sept. 15, from noon to 2 p.m. This event takes place alongside the regular Saturday farmers market by The Creamery Arts Center and features a range of fun activities including a tomato themed fashion show, tomato taste testing, a tomato "best of" contest and tomato haiku reading. The winners of the tomato haiku contest will be announced. The fashion show, sponsored by Wilder & Rose Company is in two rounds at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.

Around the World at the Library. Travel the world and explore a different country with firsthand accounts from local guests. Join us for stories, snacks and activities from around the globe. All ages welcome. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m. Destination: Haiti.


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

Handmade Sign Painting. Teens are invited to Paonia Library to escape their computers and learn the old skill of sign painting! Paint a wood sign for your bedroom or college dorm, learn about calligraphy, and share your opinion in a discussion about the handmade revival. Friday, Sept. 7, 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, Sept. 15, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Tech Café. Paonia Library will have an open tech café in the community room for all ages and skill levels to seek tech assistance. Every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.

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