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What's happening at your library? Feb. 6, 2019

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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.

Library Closure

Delta County Libraries will be closed Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of Presidents' Day. Please visit www.deltalibraries.

org for downloadable books, audiobooks, music, magazines, movies and more!

Cedaredge

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

Surface Creek Trail StoryWalk®. The February StoryWalk® book on the Surface Creek Trail is "Snowy Valentine" by David Petersen.

Blind Date with a Book. Don't judge a book by its cover. Go on a blind date with a book and perhaps it will be love at first sight! If you don't enjoy it, no hurt feelings, just dump it (in the library book drop!). All month long in February.

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. We can help you get a start on research and assist you in tracking down that family legend! The Cedaredge genealogy group meets the first Friday of every month 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.

Valentine Card Making. Visit the Crawford Library Wednesday, Feb. 6, through Saturday, Feb. 9, to make a Valentine's Day card for a friend, family member, or loved one. All supplies provided.

Trustee Talk Time Do you like your library? Do you have suggestions for improvement? Talk to Jess Deegan, the Crawford representative to the Delta County Libraries Board of Trustees. Deegan is available on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at Crawford Library from 4 to 5:30 p.m. If this time does not work for you, contact Deegan at jdeegan@deltalibraries.org or 970-510-0724.

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.

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 research and classes. Thursday, Feb. 7, at 4 p.m.

Delta Friends Meeting. Friends of the Delta Library meet Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Snapshot Scrapbook for Teens. Teens are invited to Delta Library to put their own scrapbook page together. All scrapbooking materials will be provided, including a Valentine's Day themed photo booth with an instant print camera. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m.

Friends of the Delta Library Book Sale. The Friends of the Delta Public Library will host a book sale at Delta Library on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find great prices on books, movies, and other materials!

Delta Book Club. Join the Delta Book Club! The February book discussion will be "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman. Saturday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m.

Break the Code Scavenger Hunt. Kids are invited to Delta Library to embark on a scavenger hunt to search for missing letters in the children's area to "break the code" and reveal a famous quote by Winnie the Pooh. All month long in February.

Marshmallow Shooters Maker Space. Kids are invited to get creative making a marshmallow shooter using paper towel rolls and balloons. All supplies provided. All month in February.

Sweitzer Lake Story Walk® The January-February StoryWalk® at Sweitzer Lake State Park is "The Mitten" by Jan Brett. When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing. One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax. Find out how the story goes on the Sweitzer Lake trail in January and February. Then, visit Delta Library for an activity that relates to the story.

Council of Teens. Calling all teens! Do you want to have a say in what goes on in the library? Do you want to help choose the books we purchase? Join the Delta Library 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.

Hotchkiss Book Club. This month, the Hotchkiss Book Club will be discussing "The Souls of Black Folk" by W.E.B. DuBois. Thursday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m.

Blind Date with a Book. Don't judge a book by its cover. Go on a blind date with a book and perhaps it will be love at first sight! If you don't enjoy it, no hurt feelings, just dump it (in the library book drop!). All month long in February.

Tech Café. Hotchkiss Library offers an open tech cafe for all ages and skill levels to seek tech assistance with computers, tablets and phones. The first and third Mondays every month from 3 to 4 p.m.

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

Paonia

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

Valentine Card Maker Space. Visit the Paonia Library during library hours to make a Valentine's (or anti-Valentine's) Day card for a friend, family member, or loved one. All supplies provided. Friday, Feb. 1, through Friday, Feb. 15.

Apron Making Workshop. Patrons age 12 and older are invited to Paonia Library for an apron making class taught by Robin Paz. Fabric, thread, ribbon and other necessary materials will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own sewing machines, decorative items, tools and materials, but it is not required. Space is limited to 15 people. Contact Paonia Library for more information and to register. Saturday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Armchair Travel: Exploring the Canadian High Arctic and Greenland. As a National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow, Delta High School science teacher Ben Graves was invited to be part of an Arctic expedition to Greenland and the Canadian High Arctic Islands. Throughout this voyage, he enjoyed exciting moments with polar bears, narwhals and walruses and experienced firsthand the dramatically changing landscape of the Arctic. Upon returning, his goal is to share this experience with his students and community in western Colorado. Despite being thousands of miles away, we have a profound connection to the Arctic. Come hear a unique perspective about the rapidly changing Arctic through stories, videos and pictures and discuss the stewardship actions we can take here in Colorado. At Paonia Library on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m.

Tech Café. Paonia Library offers an open Tech Cafe 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.

Hearts in Nature Scavenger Hunt. Kids are invited to Paonia Library to embark on a scavenger hunt to find 12 pictures of hearts found in nature throughout the children's area. All month in February.

Literacy Programs

High School Equivalency. For information on high school equivalency classes or HiSET® testing, contact Gail Srebnik at 970-234-7175 or gsrebnik@deltalibraries.org.

ESL Classes. An intermediate to advanced ESL class meets at Delta Family Center Mondays through Thursdays from 12:15 to 3 p.m. Contact Danielle at dcarre@deltalibraries.org for more information.

College Exam Proctoring. Contact Gail Srebnik at 970-234-7175 or gsrebnik@deltalibraries.org.

Para obtener más información en español, por favor llame a Adriana al 970-874-9630 o por correo electrónico a achavira@deltalibraries.org.

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