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.
Summer Reading Finale: Popsicle Party! Bring the entire family to celebrate the end of the summer reading program with popsicles, games, and more. Be prepared to get wet in water balloon games. Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at Cedaredge Town Park.
Sunflower Maker Space. Bring the entire family to the Cedaredge Library to create beautiful sunflower crafts at the maker station. All month in August during library hours.
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.
July StoryWalk®. The July StoryWalk® book on the Surface Creek Trail is "America the Beautiful" by Katharine Lee Bates, illustrated by Chris Gall. From his unique perspective as the great-great-grandnephew of Katharine Lee Bates, Chris Gall transforms this beloved patriotic song into monumental work of art. Sing along as you read the StoryWalk® book on the Surface Creek Trail in July. Then, visit the Cedaredge Library for activities and 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.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Summer Reading Final Party: Piñata and Potluck. Bring the entire family to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Crawford Library building and the finale of the 2018 summer reading program. Bring your favorite dish to share. Tableware and drinks will be provided. Piñata for the kids! Thursday, July 26, at 5:30 p.m. at Crawford Library.
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.
"Books in a Tent" Book Sale. The Friends of the Delta Library are hosting a book sale in conjunction with Deltarado Days on Wednesday, July 25, and Thursday, July 26. A great selection of books and other materials will be for sale under a tent on the library lawn during library hours. For more information or to volunteer to help with the sale, please contact the library at 874-9630.
Kids' Final Party. Celebrate the end of summer reading with homemade ice cream and water balloon games. Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m.
Teen Final Party. Celebrate the end of the summer reading program at Delta Library with a black light party. Enjoy pizza and games under a black light. Find out if you are the winner of a final prize drawing! Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m.
Music in the Library: Grand Mesa A Capella. Patrons are invited to Delta Library for a performance of the Delta/Grand Junction Women's Choir. Saturday, July 28, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the circulation area upstairs.
Delta Book Club. This month we will be discussing "The Churchills: In Love and War" by Mary S. Lovell. Saturday, Aug. 4, at 1 p.m.
Back to School Scavenger Hunt. Kids are invited to Delta Library to embark on a scavenger hunt in the children's area to find objects that are used at school. All month in August during library hours.
Bookmark Maker Space. Teens are invited to Delta Library to make bookmarks at the maker station. All month in August during library hours. All supplies provided.
Craft Stick Catapult Maker Space. Kids are invited to Delta Library to build a catapult using craft sticks and rubber bands. Catapult a pom-pom and see how far it goes! All month in August during library hours. All supplies provided.
Genealogy One-on-One. The Delta genealogy group will not meet in July or August.
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.
Summer Reading Finale: Water Games! Bring the entire family to the fairgrounds in Hotchkiss to celebrate the end of summer reading program with fun water games! Don't forget to turn in your reading log for a free T-shirt! Wednesday, July 25, at 2 p.m. at the Delta County Fairgrounds.
School Supply Drive. Hotchkiss Library is hosting a school supply drive to benefit local schools. Drop off supplies in August during library hours and help support area youth! All supplies will be donated to Hotchkiss schools. Call 399-7781 for more information.
Parade Float Decoration Party. Teens are invited to Hotchkiss Library to help decorate the parade float for the Delta County Fair parade. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m.
Delta County Fair Parade. Patrons are invited to join Hotchkiss Library staff and walk in the Delta County Fair parade Saturday, Aug. 11. Please arrive by 9:15 a.m. Parade starts at 10 a.m. Call Hotchkiss Library at 399-7781 for more information.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Tuesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact library at 399-7881 for details.
Art of Rock Maker Space. Teens are invited to Paonia Library to create a mock music poster for their favorite band. July 13-27 during library hours.
Summer Reading Finale: Wet and Wild Party. Bring the entire family to Paonia Library for an afternoon of fun water games and a popsicle snack! Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m.
Music in the Amphitheater. The final week features local rockers The Bromigos! Wear comfortable shoes because this is a dance party! Picnic and takeout dinners are welcome. Tuesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m.
Rock Band for Teens. Teens are invited to Paonia Library to play Rock Band, Mario, and other fun Wii games. Best-dressed rockers win a prize! Friday, Aug. 3, at 2 p.m.
The Sixth Extinction. Environmental scientist Robin Smith will show amazing wildlife photographs and talk about "The Sixth Extinction"-- and what we can do to protect our remaining wildlife. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m.
Tech Café. Tech assistance for all ages and skill levels. Every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.