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What's happening at your library? Nov. 28, 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.

Surface Creek Trail StoryWalk®. Visit the Surface Creek Trail StoryWalk® in November for a story that will warm your heart. This month's book is "In November" by Cynthia Rylant. In November, the air grows cold and the earth and all of its creatures prepare for winter. Animals seek food and shelter. And people gather together to celebrate their blessings with family and friends. Find out how the story goes on the Surface Creek Trail in November. Afterwards, visit Cedaredge Library to pick up the supplies to make a gratitude garland to keep for your home or to give away to a family member or friend.

Gratitude Garland Maker Space. Visit the Surface Creek Trail StoryWalk® in November for a story that will warm your heart. Afterwards, visit Cedaredge Library to pick up the supplies to make a gratitude garland to keep for your home or to give away to a family member or friend.

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. 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.

Storytime with Mrs Claus. Kids are invited to Crawford Library for stories and face painting with Mrs. Claus. Thursday, Nov. 29, at 3 p.m.

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.

Delta

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

Mental Health 101. Teens are invited to Delta Library to learn about mental wellness from the Center for Mental Health. Snacks and fun activities will be provided. Thursday, Nov. 29, at 4 p.m.

Discover Health at Delta Library. Through December, Delta Library is hosting a traveling, interactive exhibit for all ages. Discover Health makes learning about health science topics FUN through hands-on, multi-media activities in both English and Spanish and a series of events and programs to engage children, teens and adults. Visit deltalibraries.org or call 970-874-9630 for details and a schedule of events.

Sweitzer Lake State Park StoryWalk®. The first StoryWalk® at Sweitzer Lake State Park is "The Pirate Cruncher" by Johnny Duddle, on display through December. Then, visit Delta Library to listen to the book on CD and create a pirate map.

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. 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, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m. at Hotchkiss Library.

Fourth Annual Gingerbread Festival. Dash to the Hotchkiss Library for an afternoon of gingerbread festivities.Enjoy gingerbread stories, crafts, and decorate your own gingerbread cookie to take home! All ages are welcome. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m.

Knitting Group. Do you knit or crochet? Join us for ideas, help, and good company the second Thursday of every month 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.

Holiday Coloring Contest. The Friends of Paonia Library present a holiday coloring contest for kids! The age categories are under 6, 6-9, 10-12, and 12 and up. The 2018 theme is "The Night Before Christmas." The winner in each age group will receive a $25 gift certificate for a book or book set. The contest lasts until Saturday, Dec. 8.

Holiday Puppet Show. Bring the entire family to Paonia Library for a puppet show depicting the classic holiday story "Twas the Night Before Christmas." Showing Saturday, Dec. 1, at 10:45 and 11:30 a.m.

Building a Healthy Community ... of Gut Bugs! Join naturopathic doctor Jeannie Brisson as we learn how to help our digestive tracts survive the holidays and beyond! Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. at Paonia Library.

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.

Literacy Programs

High School Equivalency. For information on high school equivalency classes or HiSET® testing, please contact Gail Srebnik at 399.7670 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 Carre at dcarre@deltalibraries.org for more information. A class for all levels meets at Hotchkiss Library Mondays and Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Contact Ann Stewart at astewart@deltalibraries.org for more information.

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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