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What's happening at your library? Dec. 26, 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.

Cedaredge

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

Alive at 65. Friends of the Cedaredge Library will host a presentation by Darold Sloan on safe driving tips at Cedaredge Library. The presentation will start at 2 p.m. Jan. 10 and will be followed by the friends regular meeting.

Surface Creek Trail StoryWalk®. The December StoryWalk® book on the Surface Creek Trail is "Santasaurus' Adventure" written and illustrated by Cedaredge High School students Grace Hatheway, Sophia McCrackin and Abby Williams. Find out how the story goes on the Surface Creek Trail. Then, visit the Cedaredge Library for a take-home craft related to the story.

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

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.

Digging Your Roots Genealogy Group. If you have a nagging curiosity about your family's beginning or a family legend you have always wanted to prove, then join the "Digging Your Roots" genealogy group at Cedaredge Library. The Cedaredge genealogy group meets the first Friday of every month through June from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Crawford

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

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.

Delta

Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 874-9630 for details.

Bucket Bands and Rhythm Jams. Third, fourth and fifth graders are invited to Delta Library for a fun, musical jam session led by percussionist Gerry Lell. Each session is open to 10 drummers on a first come, first served basis. Learn to play rhythm with bucket drums, boom-whackers, drum pads and more! No previous experience is necessary. Experienced players are welcome. Every Wednesday, Jan. 9-30, at 5:15 p.m. and every Saturday, Jan. 5-26, at 10:30 a.m. Call 874-9630 for more information.

Tech Information Station. Delta Library offers an open tech information station in the conference room for all ages and skill levels. Attendees will also receive an introduction to utilizing library databases for online research and classes. Monday, Jan. 7, at 4 p.m.

Delta Friends Meeting. Friends of the Delta Library meet Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 3 p.m. at Delta Library. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Sweitzer Lake State Park StoryWalk®. The December StoryWalk® at Sweitzer Lake State Park is "The Pirate Cruncher" by Johnny Duddle, on display through December. A mysterious old pirate tells a tavern of salty seadogs about an island bursting with hidden treasure. But once they set sail, he also mentions that it is guarded by the terrible Pirate Cruncher. When the pirates' greed gets the better of their fear, there's a big surprise in store! Find out how the story goes on the Sweitzer Lake State Park StoryWalk® in December. Then, visit Delta Library to listen to the book on CD and create a pirate map.

Dress for Winter Scavenger Hunt. Kids are invited to Delta Library to search for the necessary clothes to dress a paper doll or monster for the winter weather. All month long in December during library hours.

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 Monday at 4 p.m.

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.

Hotchkiss

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

Master Builder Club. Explore your creativity as a master builder with LEGO and other materials! Join us for monthly design themes and free building time. All ages welcome, children under 7 should bring an adult. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 4 p.m. at Hotchkiss Library.

Knitting Group. Do you knit or crochet? Join us for ideas, help, and good company the second Thursday of every month October through May at 10:30 a.m. Anyone is welcome to join!

Paonia

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

Movie and Popcorn. Kids are invited to Paonia Library for popcorn and a movie that tells the story of the colorful, musical, creatures that live safely hidden in a tree ... until a large and hungry Bergen interrupts the party! Find out what happens on Thursday, December 27, at 2 p.m. at Paonia Library.

Evening Concert with Michael Gulezian. Guitar virtuoso Michael Gulezian will play a rare local concert in the Paonia Library. Seating is limited on a first come, first served basis. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m.

Tech Café. Starting in January! Paonia Library offers an open Tech Café in the community room for all ages and skill levels to seek tech assistance with computers, tablets and phones. Every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m.

Convergence: Call for Submissions. The Paonia Literary Committee is seeking original works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essays and photographs for the 2019 book "Convergence: Words and Images from the West Elks" (formerly called "Write On." Submissions must be made online by Jan. 28. For more information on how to submit your work visit the Blue Sage website at www.bluesage.org.

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