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What's happening at your library? Jan. 10, 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.


Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m.

Little Free Libraries in Cedaredge and Beyond. Learn about Little Free Libraries in this presentation by Ginny Warner at the Cedaredge Library. Hosted by the Friends of the Cedaredge Library. Light refreshments and the regular friends meeting will follow the program. Thursday, Jan. 11, at 2 p.m.

SnowEx on Grand Mesa. Brenda Harvey, Fellowship Ambassador for NASA JPL, will discuss the research and findings of the snow study conducted by NASA on the Grand Mesa in 2017. Thursday, Jan. 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the Stolte Shed in Cedaredge.

Seed Sorting Party. Calling all volunteers, seed library supporters, and seed-sorting enthusiasts. Come help the Delta County Seed Library get ready for the 2017 spring season! Join us at Cedaredge Library for an evening of seed organizing and good company. Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Snowflake Maker Space. Come to the Cedaredge Library during the month of January and make a beautiful snowflake to take home. All supplies provided.

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

Genealogy. Who's Who in Whoville? Find out who you really are! The first Friday of every month from 10:30 a.m. to noon.


Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.

Cabin Fever Book Sale. Friends of the Crawford Library host their annual Cabin Fever Book Sale at Crawford Town Hall. Great prices on books and other materials. Proceeds support Crawford Library. Friday, Jan. 26, from 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 874-9630 for details.

Teen Game Night. Board games and card games will be available in the teen area every Wednesday in January at 4 p.m.

Friends of Delta Library Meeting. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 3 p.m.

Bucket Bands and Rhythm Jams. Participants will explore basic rhythm patterns and play a variety of drums and other percussion instruments. Ideal for third, fourth and fifth graders. Pre-registration is not required, but there are a limited number of openings for each class. It is not necessary to attend every session. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 17, 24 and 31, at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 20 and 27 and Saturday, Feb. 3, at 10:30 a.m. Call the library at 847-9630 for more details.

Seed Sorting Party. Come help us package seeds for the Delta County Seed Library! Do you have seeds to donate from your garden? Bring them along! Thursday, Jan. 11, at 4 p.m.

Book Signing with David Delo. Join local author David Delo for a book signing on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 1 p.m.

Build a Snowman Maker Space. Build a snowman using marshmallows and toothpicks. All supplies provided. All month long during library hours.

Winter Scavenger Hunt. Locate snowflakes with favorite book titles in the children's area. All month long during library hours.

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 starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7781 for details.

Winter Wonderland Maker Space. Enjoy making your own unique winter creations with an assortment of craft items provided by the library at our maker space table. All month long during library hours.

Knitting Group. Do you knit or crochet? Join us for ideas, help, and good company the second Thursday of every month October through April at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at 10:30 a.m.

Hotchkiss Book Club. Hotchkiss Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. October through June. The book club will discuss, "The House of Seven Gables," by Nathaniel Hawthorne on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 3 p.m.

Around the World. Travel the world and explore a different country every month. Join us for stories, games, recipes and activities from around the globe. The fourth Tuesday of the month October through March. All ages welcome. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 4 p.m.

What is Raspberry Pi? Code Academy Presents: What is Raspberry Pi? Teens are invited to come to the Hotchkiss Library to explore computer operating systems. Snacks provided. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m.


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

Knit Crochet Day. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow knitters and crocheters; share projects and browse our library of craft books for use or purchase. Saturday, Jan. 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Armchair Travel. The Odyssey with Laura Lee. Join Paonia Library staff member Laura Lee Yates as she relives her overseas travel researching her new historical novel. After flying into London, she experienced the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, the west coast of Ireland, Andalusia in Spain, and the walled city of Fes in Morocco. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m.

Library Lab: Movie Makers Club. Learn how to direct and produce a short film to submit for the 2018 Teen Video Challenge. This year's theme: Libraries Rock! For teens age 13-18. Thursday, Jan. 25, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Snap Circuit Maker Space. Have fun learning all about electronics with snap circuits. All month long during library hours.

Paonia Reads ... Again! Did you read the book? Then come to the Paradise Theatre for a free showing of the movie on Sunday, Jan. 21, at 3 p.m. A guided discussion will follow the movie.

Tech Café. Tech assistance for all ages and skill levels. Every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.

Literacy Program

High School Equivalency. For information on high school equivalency classes or HISET testing, please contact Gail Srebnik 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 is offered at Hotchkiss Library starting in January. 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 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 Stewart at astewart@deltalibraries.org for more information.

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