Delta County Libraries: May 2018

What’s Happening @ Your Library?

 

Delta County, Colorado, May 2, 2018—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.

 

This Summer, Libraries Rock!  Delta County Libraries is offering an eight-week summer program beginning the week of June 4 to all Delta County residents.  Musical-themed activities, programs, and prizes available for all ages, at all libraries.  Register the entire family at opening week ice-cream socials scheduled at each library.  No registration fees apply.  Prizes available for all participants, including a free t-shirt for all kids who complete the program.  Register starting Monday, May 21 in-person at your local library or online at www.deltalibraries.org, “Summer Reading.”

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

HopeWest: It’s All About Life.  Presenter Nancy Hovde will talk about programs offered by HopeWest, including children’s programs.  Hosted by the Friends of the Cedaredge Library.  Refreshments and the regular meeting will follow the presentation.  Thursday, May 10 at 2:00pm.

Google Basics.  Participants will learn how to set up and use a Google Account. Everything from Picasa to Gmail will be covered.  Friday, May 11 at 10:30am.  Please call 399.7674 for details and to sign up.

May StoryWalk®. The May StoryWalk® book on the Surface Creek Trail is Miss Rumphius, written by Barbara Cooney. Discover the story of Alice Rumphius, who longed to travel the world, live in a house by the sea, and do something to make the world more beautiful. The countless lupines that bloom along the coast of Maine are the legacy of the real Miss Rumphius, the Lupine Lady, who scattered lupine seeds everywhere she went. Visit Cedaredge Library after your walk for activities and books related to the story.  Pick up a gardening take home craft!  Contact Cedaredge Library for more details at 399.7674.

Greeting Card Maker Space. The May Maker Space at Cedaredge Library will be a card making station with all supplies provided.  Makers will have the chance to create a card for their mom, dad, or other special family member or friend.  All month long during library hours.

Crafts Group. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 10:00am to share ideas and show & tell.

Tech Soup Saturday.  Bring your devices and your questions. Our expert “techies” will do their best to answer your questions.  Every Saturday from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Genealogy. Who’s Who in Whoville?  Find out who you really are!  The first Friday of every month 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.

Crochet Club. For beginners and old pros!  Come and learn or come and teach!  Bring your own yarn and hooks.  Every Friday at 10:00am at Crawford Library.

Scrapbooking. Join friends at Crawford Library and get you pictures and other treasured items in your scrapbook.  The first Monday of every month at 11:00am.

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.

Family Gardening Workshop.  Colorado Master Gardner Kathleen Ray will guide participants through open discussion on soil amendments and composting.  She will share gardening tips direct from the CSU Extension and will help participants discover how to journal their experience and how to create a garden space, whether in a single pot or larger area. Please bring a journal or notebook, a pen, colored pencils (optional) and an open mind!  Saturday, May 5 at 11:00am.  Call 874.9630 for more information and to sign up.

Tech Information Station. Delta Library offers an open 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.  Monday, May 7 at 4:00pm.

Friends of the Delta Library Meeting.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend!  Wednesday, May 9 at 3:00pm.

Mom and Friends Maker Space.  Create a card for your mom or friend to let them know how much you appreciate them.  All month long in the children’s area during library hours.

Break the Code Scavenger Hunt. Break the code and discover what the summer reading theme is for 2018!  All month long in the children’s area during library hours.

Teen Game Night.  Board games and card games will be available in the teen area every Wednesday night at 4:00pm.

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.

Knitting Group. Do you knit or crochet?  Join us for ideas, help, and good company the second at Hotchkiss Library.  Anyone is welcome to join!  Thursday, May 10 at 10:30am.

Spring Book Sale. The Hotchkiss Library Friends annual book sale happens during the Sheep Dog Trials.  Offering great prices on a wide variety of materials.  All proceeds go to the Hotchkiss Library.  Friday, May 11 from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday, May 12 from 9:00am to 3:00pm

Hotchkiss Book Club.  The Hotchkiss Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 3:00pm October through June.  The May book discussion is “As I Lay Dying” by William Faulkner.  Thursday, May 17 at 3:00pm.

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.

Book Talk and Signing.  Author Marilyn Colter, formerly a local, will read from her “Women’s Work” novel, which chronicles the ranching life through a woman’s eyes.  Tuesday, May 15 at 6:00pm.

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 3:45pm to 4:45pm starting January 26 through May 18.

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.

ESL Classes. An intermediate to advanced ESL class meets at Delta Family Center Mondays through Thursdays from 12:15pm to 3:00pm.  Contact Danielle at dcarre@deltalibraries.org for more information.  A class for all levels meets at Hotchkiss Library Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.  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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