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 at 10:30 a.m.
Databases A-Z. Friends of the Cedaredge Library present an informative program covering the basics of Delta County Libraries online library. Learn how to access valuable online resources with your library card! Presented by Tracy Ihnot, communications and outreach administrator for Delta County Libraries. Refreshments and the regular friends meeting to follow. Thursday, March 8, at 2 p.m.
OverDrive 101. Attention all e-book and e-audiobook enthusiasts! OverDrive is your ticket to the digital world of literature. Swing by with your devices and learn all that there is to know! Friday, March 9, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Online Shopping 101. In this class, we will explore the two largest online stores. We will cover both how to buy items and how to keep your information secure! Friday, March 23, at 10:30 a.m.
Tintypes Maker Space. Make a picture using tin foil and markers. All supplies provided. All month in March during library hours.
Crafts Group. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 10 a.m. to share ideas and show and tell.
Tech Soup Saturday. Bring your devices and your questions. Our expert "techies" will do their best to answer your questions. Every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Genealogy. Who's Who in Whoville? Find out who you really are! The first Friday of every month at 10:30 a.m.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Crochet Club. For beginners and old pros! Come and learn or come and teach. Bring your own yarn and hooks. Every Friday at 10 a.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.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 874-9630 for details.
Teen Tech Week. Come in and explore technology in the teen area anytime during the week to participate. March 5-10 during library hours.
Delta Book Club. Join the Delta Book Club! Discussing Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" Saturday, March 10, at 1 p.m.
Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Wednesday, March 14, at 3 p.m.
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 March. Items are gathered and shipped, with a specific focus on family members of local residents. Please visit Delta Library for a list of needed items or call 874-9630.
Rainbow Maker Space. Watch how colors combine. Create your own rainbow using candy and water. All month long in March in the children's area.
Dr. Seuss Scavenger Hunt. Locate the Dr. Seuss characters in the children's area of Delta Library. All month long in March during library hours.
Teen Game Night. Board games and card games will be available in the teen area every Wednesday night at 4 p.m.
Genealogy One-on-One. Get the help you need researching your genealogy in this ongoing class taught by Mickey Watts. Meets the second and fourth Monday 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.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Knitting Group. Do you knit or crochet? Join us for ideas, help, and good company the second Thursday of every month October through April. Anyone is welcome to join! Thursday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Underground Railroad. We will share stories and books about the Underground Railroad, and the important information that was transmitted on quilt patterns. Children will make their own quilt squares for a craft. Tuesday, March 13, at 4 p.m.
Hotchkiss Book Club. Hotchkiss Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. October through June. Meets Thursday, March 15, at 3 p.m.
Banana Piano. A small group of 10- to 16-year-old coders will make a Banana Piano with our Makey Makey and the library laptops. Banana snack provided. Wednesday, March 21, at 5 p.m.
Tech Help. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Tuesday-Thursday by appointment, 399-7781.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Tuesdays starting at 10:30 a.m.
Hot Chocolate and a Book. Teens are invited to the Paonia Library to share their best reading voice or just join in and listen to a read-aloud of "A Wrinkle In Time," a novel by Madeleine L'Engle. Hot cocoa provided, bring a pillow and blanket! Friday, March 23, at 4:30 p.m.
Equinox Concert with Ellen Stapenhorst. Celebrate the arrival of spring with singer-songwriter Ellen Stapenhorst in a free indoor concert in the Paonia Library community room. Tuesday, March 20, at 6 p.m.
North Fork Reads! Delta County Libraries joins the Blue Sage Literary Committee and The Paradise Theater in presenting "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle, the first North Fork Reads! At checkout, the reader will receive a ticket to attend a free showing of the new movie at the Paradise Theater on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. All Delta County residents are invited to participate and can place holds on the book for pickup at any North Fork library. A discussion and comparison of the book and film will follow the showing.
Exploratory Art Class. Local art teacher Natalie Haines will provide a guided art activity for children age 3-5 and their parent or guardian. Bring your own snack and clothes to paint in. Space limited to 10 children. Sign up at Paonia Library. Every Friday from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. through the end of March.