Delta County Libraries: September 2017

What’s Happening @ Your Library?

Delta County, Colorado, September 13, 2017—Delta County Libraries offers 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 Delta County Libraries website at www.deltalibraries.org.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month.  Reminding students and parents that the most important school supply is a library card!  Visit your local library or apply online at http://www.deltalibraries.org/get-a-library-card/.                                              

Cedaredge

Storytime for Babies, Tots, and Preschoolers at the Cedaredge Library. Thursdays starting at 10:30am. Parents and Tots are invited to participate in a reading time together. Contact the Library at 399-7674 for details

Friends of the Cedaredge Library Meeting.  Join us for our monthly program at 2:00pm, followed by light refreshments and the regular meeting at 3:00pm.  All are welcome!  Thursday, September 14 at 2:00pm.

Open House.  Help celebrate the future and the past with staff at the Cedaredge Library! Refreshments will be served. Friday, September 15 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

Computer Class: Protecting Yourself Online.  An easy to follow to class about how to protect yourself online.  Friday, September 22 at 10:30am.

Teen Scene: Monthly program with fun activities for teens.  Friday, September 29 at 4:00pm.

September-October StoryWalk®. The Busy Tree, written by Jennifer Ward, will be on display at the Surface Creek Trail StoryWalk® during the months of September and October.

Maker Space: Egg Carton Animals. Make an animal out of egg cartons! A fun and easy craft, open to all ages.  All month long in September.

Genealogy. Who’s Who in Whoville?  Find out who you really are!  Friday, September 1 from 10:30am to 12:00pm.

Crawford

Storytime for Babies, Tots, and Preschoolers at the Crawford Library. Stories, games, songs, activities, and crafts for kids 0-5 and their parents or caretakers. Thursdays starting at 10:30am. Contact the Library at 399-7783 for details.

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

Storytime for Babies, Tots, and Preschoolers at the Delta Library. Wednesdays starting at 10:30am. Parents and Tots are invited to participate in a reading time together. Contact the Library at 874-9630 for details.

Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. Public is welcome and encouraged to attend!  Wednesday, September 13 at 3:00pm

Delta Book Club. Join the Delta Book Club! This month we are reading Castles of Colorado by Ann Westerberg.  Saturday, September 16 at 1:00pm.

Candyland.  Play a quick live game of Candyland with your friends and family. When finished with the game, receive a little treat! For toddlers through 5th grade.  September 20 through 25 during library hours.

Break the Code Scavenger Hunt. Find the letters to crack the code to win a prize!  All month long in September.

Genealogy 1-on-1.  Get the help you need researching your genealogy in this on-going class taught by Mickey Watts!  Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 5:00pm.

Talk & Tangle Yarn. This is a group of knit and crochet enthusiasts that get together to talk and work on their individual projects. Anyone is welcome. Mondays at 5:30pm.

Hotchkiss

Storytime for Babies, Tots, and Preschoolers at the Hotchkiss Library.  Wednesdays starting at 10:30am. Join us for stories, activities, and crafts downstairs in the Hotchkiss Library. Contact the Library at 399-7781 for details.

Grow Your Own Crystal. Come to the Hotchkiss Library and grow your own crystal!  All ages welcome. Wednesday, September 13, from 4:00 to 5:00pm

Tomato Fest!  Join us for the 4th Annual Tomato Festival in Hotchkiss on Saturday, September 16 from 1:00 to 3:00pm.  This event will take place alongside the regular Saturday Farmer’s Market by The Creamery Arts Center and will feature a range of fun activities including a tomato themed fashion show, tomato taste testing & judging and a book sale.  Leading up to this event, there will be a tomato-themed Haiku writing contest.  The winners will be announced on September 16 at the festival.  The Tomato Fashion Show will begin at 2:00pm.

Flower Bulbs: Planting Information and Swap.  Time to plant those flower bulbs for next spring. Visit the Hotchkiss Library for an informational program with expert advice from the CSU extension office. Bring your excess bulbs to swap with your neighbors.  Thursday, September 28 at 5:00pm.

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.  Meets the first Tuesday of every month through April at 4:00pm.

Tech Help. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Tuesday through Thursday by appointment. Contact the Library at 399-7781 for details.

Paonia

Storytime for Babies, Tots, and Preschoolers at the Paonia Library. Tuesdays starting at 10:30 am. Contact the Library at 399-7881 for details.

The Gallery at Paonia Library: Final Friday Art Walk.  Visit the Paonia Library during the Final Friday Art Walk for our September exhibit of local artists!  Friday, September 29 at 5:00pm.

Knit Crochet Day. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow knitters and crocheters; share projects and browse our library of craft books for use or purchase. Always tea and cookies too!  The third Saturday of every month from 12:00 to 1:30pm

BeyBlade Tournaments.  Come to the Paonia Library to play BeyBlades!  Games and snacks provided.  Meets the third Thursday of every month at 4:00pm.

Tech Café.  Paonia Library will have an open Tech Cafe in the Community Room for all ages and skill levels to seek tech assistance.  Every Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00pm.

Literacy Program

High School Equivalency.  For information on High School Equivalency classes or HISET testing, please contact Gail at 399.7670 or gsrebnik@deltalibraries.org.

Distance Learning Program.  Do you need your high school equivalency but are unable to attend our 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 Ann at astewart@deltalibraries.org for more information.