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.
Storytime for Babies, Tots and Preschoolers at the Cedaredge Library. Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Parents and tots are invited to participate in a reading time together.
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.
Colorful Collage Eggs. This month our Maker Space will have supplies for you to create an artsy egg out of collage materials. Any skill level is welcome. Just bring your imagination! Space open every day the library is open starting April 1.
''Going on a Bunny Scavenger Hunt!" This month's scavenger hunt is a little bunny bit tricky. We have hidden cards with some favorite book characters dressed as bunnies next to the authors' books.... It's your job to find as many of them as possible! You will be generously rewarded! Hint: think easy and juvenile books. Available in April.
Family Movie Matinee. Last matinee of the school year, be sure to join us for a last hurrah! We will feature the fourth movie in a series about a domesticated 900-pound grizzly bear. This 2015 Columbia picture has a running time of 79 minutes and is rated PG. For more information visit www.deltalibraries.org. All ages invited, under 7 must have an adult in the building. Wednesday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m.
Cedaredge Friends Presentation and Meeting. Local poets will gather to recite their poetry in honor of National Poetry Month. Presentation will be at 2, followed by a meeting at 3. The public is welcome at both events. Thursday, April 14.
Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale. At the Stolte Shed Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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.
Storytime for Babies, Tots and Preschoolers at the Crawford Library. Stories, games, songs, activities and crafts for kids 0-5 and their parents or caretakers. Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Games and Waffles. Take a break from break with games and waffles and other library adventures. Wednesday, April 6, at 1 p.m.
Kids Sing and Move with Elisa Angstead. Join other children and and families in a morning of music and movement with Elisa Angstead. All ages are welcome. Saturday, April 16, at 3 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.
Free Heart Health Screenings. How healthy is your heart? If you live in Delta County, and are un- or underinsured, you qualify for a free health screening. For more information see the calendar at www.deltalibraries.org or call Justine Forster, community health worker for Delta County at 970-812-6026. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Delta Peer Writing and Critique Group. Join other writers to discuss writing techniques and get help critiquing your writing. This group meets twice a month on the first and third Wednesday at the Delta Library. All earnest writers are welcome. Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
Spring Break Movie. We will be showing the latest movie depicting the adventures of various characters "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away." For more information visit www.deltalibraries.org. Thursday, April 7, at 2 p.m.
Dream Workshop. Sandy Davies, B.S., M.S. of Lotus Moon Workshops presents "The Language of Dreams & Dreamwork" in three one-hour workshops. For more information visit at www.deltalibraries.org. Saturday, April 9, 16 and 23 at 1 p.m.
Friends of the Delta Library. Public is welcome and encouraged to attend! Wednesday, April 13, at 5:30 p.m.
Resume Refresher. Whether you're looking for a new job or just need to update your resume, you'll find some great information at the resume refresher course! Learn some tips for a great resume, some dos and don'ts, learn about new trends (including digital resumes and social networking), create your resume in class, and workshop your resume with other class attendees. Bring a laptop if you have one, or borrow a laptop from the library with a current library card. Thursday, April 21, at 3 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. Join us for stories, activities and crafts downstairs. Contact the library at 399-7781 for details.
Plant a Seed Maker Space. Stop by the Hotchkiss Library any time during the week of April 4 to plant a seed. We'll supply seeds, soil, and little planting pots and you can do the dirty work! Take your planted seed home, add water, and see what happens.
Make a Garden Gnome. Come sculpt your very own garden gnome. Come back on Wednesday to finish painting your gnome. For ages 10+. Part 1, Tuesday, April 19, and Part 2, Wednesday, April 20, at 4 p.m.
Hotchkiss Book Club. This month's selection is "Man's Search for Meaning" by Viktor Frankl. Hotchkiss Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month (September-June) at 7 p.m. at the Hotchkiss Public Library. For more information, contact Diane Winchester at 872-3745. Thursday, April 21, at 3 p.m.
Hotchkiss Library Book Sale. Who doesn't love a ballroom filled with books? Come to the Hotchkiss Library book sale for amazing deals on used paperbacks and hardbacks, audio visual items, children's books, and more. Friday, April 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Knitting Group. Do you knit or crochet? Join us for ideas, help and good company. Anyone is welcome to join. Call the Hotchkiss Library to get more information on this group. Wednesdays at 4 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 Paonia Library at 399-7881 for information.
Crafts and Conversation. Join the Learning Council and the Paonia Public Library for a weekly event bringing together parents and children in the community. The crafts will be seasonal and Waldorf inspired, including dry felting. The conversation will be "What Do Children Really Need?" The children will have song circles, outdoor play, stories and snacks. Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Break Movie. Take a break from break to watch a movie at the library! Wednesday, April 6, at 2 p.m.
Friends of the Paonia Library Book Sale. Find new treasures at the spring book sale! Friday, April 8, 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dr. Dave Noe: The Earth Beneath Our Feet. Dr. Dave Noe presents a program about the geology of Paonia. Tuesday, April 19, at 6 p.m.
Solar 101. Solar Energy International instructor Kris Sutton will teach the basics of residential, solar electric systems and guide attendees through Solarize Delta County's remote site assessment form, helping participants evaluate the solar potential of their property. Learn how roof orientation affects your annual production, how net metering really works, and much more! Additionally, the Solarize Delta County team will be available to answer questions about the Solarize program! The event is free and open to the public. Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m.
Earth Day Recycled Sewing. Local fashion designer Robin Paz will teach a new class in sewing with recycled T-shirts from 3:30-5:30 April 22, continuing April 23 from 10-2. Participants must attend the first day. Please call 399-7881 for materials required. Open to kids 10 and up and adults. Friday, April 22, at 3:30 and Saturday, April 23, at 10 a.m.
The Hotchkiss-Crawford Historial Society will host its annual meeting on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2:00 at the Memorial Hall in Hotchkiss. There will be music, refreshments and a guest speaker, Robert Sibernagel. He is well known in the area as he writes regional history columns for The Daily Sentinel. He was formerly the editorial page editor for that paper for 19 years.