Delta County Library Events: April-May, 2019

Cedaredge Library

Voices of the Western Slope: Water 102.  “Introduction to Water in the Surface Creek Valley” is a four-part series beginning in March that brings together representatives from various water agencies to discuss pertinent topics regarding water use in the Surface Creek Valley.  The second presentation in this series will focus on spring run-off and floodwater, or free water.  A panel of presenters will weigh in on water rights, usage, availability, and drought contingencies in the Surface Creek area.  Join us at the beautiful Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center on Thursday, April 18 at 6:00pm.  There is a recommended donation of $10 at the door to cover presentation costs.  For more information, contact Cedaredge Library at 399.7674 or Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center at 856.9195.

Spring Book Sale.  Friends of the Cedaredge Library host their annual spring book sale on Saturday, April 27 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Stolte Shed.  Featuring used hardcover and paperback books, fiction, mystery, romance and sci-fi, children and teens, coffee table and art-style books.  Free coffee and donuts available while supplies last!

Crawford Library

Earth Beneath Our Feet with Dr Noe.  Back by popular demand!  Join Dr. Noe at Crawford Library for a presentation of the geologic map that shows the town of Crawford and vicinity, including Missouri Flats, Maher, and the eastern part of Fruitland Mesa!  In this 90-minute lecture, attendees will become familiar with the rocks and sediments that make up this landscape, and the geologic process that created the Smith Fork Valley and surrounding uplands.  In addition, Dr. Noe will reveal how you can get your own copy of this colorful and highly detailed geologic map! Wednesday, April 17 at 5:30pm.

Michelle Klaseen Book Signing.  Adults are invited to Crawford Library for a book talk and signing with local author Michelle Klaseen.  Klaseen will reveal and discuss her latest book, Spring Into Life, on Thursday, April 18 at 6:00pm.

Delta Library 

Earth Beneath Our Feet with Dr Noe.  Back by popular demand! Join Dr. Dave Noe for a presentation of the geologic map that shows the Delta area, including a tour of the surrounding mesas, ’dobies and uplifts.  In this 90-minute lecture, attendees will learn about the rocks and sediments that make up this landscape, and the geologic process that continues to shape it! In addition, Dr. Noe will reveal how you can get your own copies of these colorful and highly detailed geologic maps!  Thursday, April 25 at 6:00pm.

Spring Book Sale.  Friends of the Delta Library will feature cookbooks, gardening, religious, and spiritual books during the months of April and May in the bookstore at Delta Library during library hours.

Hotchkiss Library

Tech Café.  Hotchkiss Library offers an open Tech Cafe for all ages and skill levels to seek tech assistance with computers, tablets and phones. The first and third Mondays every month from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.

Knitting Group.  Do you knit or crochet?  Join us for ideas, help, and good company the second and fourth Thursday of every month October through May at 10:30 AM.  Anyone is welcome to join!  Contact Hotchkiss Library for more information at 399.7781.


Paonia Library

Memoir Writing with Yuri Chicovsky.  Learn how to turn your memories into shareable stories!  Participants will explore the craft of memoir writing in a friendly and supportive environment.  All ages are welcome and no writing background is required to attend.  Come and tell your tales!  This 6-week series meets every Wednesday, April 3 through May 8, at 10:00am at Paonia Library.  Presented by Delta County Libraries and A Little Help.  Contact Paonia Library for more information at 970.399.7881.

May Day Celebration in Song.  Paonia Library presents a free May Day concert with singer-songwriter Ellen Stapenhorst. Ellen’s music will open your heart and lift your voice in an audience sing-along in celebration of May Day.  Wednesday, May 1 at 6:00pm.

 

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