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What's up at your library? Sept. 19, 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.

Stop Motion Madness. Teens are invited to Cedaredge Library to explore the art of bringing inanimate objects to life with stop motion filmmaking. Using LEGO, clay and more, participants will use their creativity to have fun and make a short film. Friday, Sept. 21, at 4 p.m.

Fly Fishing 101 on Grand Mesa. Back by popular demand! The Nature Connection is offering a Fly Fishing 101 program for sixth-eighth graders out of the gear hub at Cedaredge Library. David Holt, resident fly fishing master, will teach the introductory class. One adult family member or friend may accompany each participant. Registered students and their guests will meet at Cedaredge Library at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, then head up to the Grand Mesa for a four-hour workshop. A $5 registration fee for students includes fishing gear and transportation from the library. Adults are asked to provide their own gear and transportation. Comfortable outdoor clothing and hiking/tennis shoes are a must. Bring your own water, sunscreen, sun hat, jacket, snacks and bug spray! Registration is required for this class, no later than Oct. 6. Call Cedaredge Library at 399-7674 for more information.

Nature Journal Maker Space. Visit the Cedaredge Library in September to make your own nature journal. Take your journal to the Surface Creek Trail and enjoy the September StoryWalk®, "Tracking Treasures of the Trail," written and illustrated by the Cedaredge Plant and Dig Garden Club. All month long in September. All supplies provided. All ages welcome.

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.

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

Genealogy. Who's who in Whoville? 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.

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.

Harvesting Seeds. Adults are invited to Delta Library for a presentation by Kathleen Ray on seed harvesting and composting. Thursday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m.

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 other Monday at 4 p.m. Oct. 1, 15 and 29.

Craft Day. Kids are invited to Delta Library to celebrate fall and a day off from school by creating colorful apples and other fall crafts. Monday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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 classes. Thursday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m. and Monday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m.

Book Character Scavenger Hunt. Kids are invited to Delta Library to search for the book covers of favorite children's books in the children's area. All month long in September.

Operation Troop Bounty. Delta Library, in partnership with the local VFW, will be gathering non-perishable food and personal items for overseas troops during the month of September. Items are gathered and shipped, with a specific focus on family members of local residents. Please contact Delta Library for a list of needed items at 874-9630.

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, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m.

Paonia

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

Book Talk: Kickdown with Rebecca Clarren. Clarren will present her book at Paonia Library on Friday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m.

Tech Café. Paonia Library has an open tech café in the community room for all ages and skill levels to seek tech assistance. Every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.

Literacy Programs

High School Equivalency. For information on high school equivalency classes or HiSET® testing, please contact Gail 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 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 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.



Distance Learning Program. Do you need your high school equivalency but are unable to attend classes? Delta County Libraries now has a distance-learning program that offers participants the ability to work from home with an online program to prepare for the test. Contact Gail at gsrebnik@deltalibraries.org for more information.

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