Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Explore Glenwood: A Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore some of Glenwood's beautiful parks and go on a fantastic Choose-Your-Own-Adventure! Come into the library starting June 1st to sign up for summer reading and get the first clue! Follow the clues around town, solving the mystery to win a prize!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons with Adam Sowards! Roll dice, use your imagination, and meet new friends while fighting dragons in a fantasy world inspired by Lord of the Rings. Learn D&D step by step while playing in a patient and welcoming atmosphere for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required. FREE - Teens, 4 sessions (3 hours each), Every Saturday 1pm-4pm, starting June 1st, Sign up at Glenwood Library (limited spots with a waitlist). Adam Sowards is a Dungeon Master, Professional Game Master, Writer, Improviser and Teacher. He has 10 years running D&D games and teaching new players, as well as Masters and Bachelors degree in performance.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Blackout in Concert

Enjoy a special concert from the band Blackout at your local library as part of the Summer Reading Challenge for teens! They are bound by similar interests, including skiing, Minecraft, music, and a strong connection to 80’s rock, specifically their favorite band AC/DC. Blackout was recently selected as a finalist in the Inspire Aspen Rocks competition in the spring of 2024. This event will be a special unplugged version with two band members. This particular concert will be part of the Black Light Party and include glow art, black light face painting and activities, snacks, and fun! You can also sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge during the event.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Explore Glenwood: A Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore some of Glenwood's beautiful parks and go on a fantastic Choose-Your-Own-Adventure! Come into the library starting June 1st to sign up for summer reading and get the first clue! Follow the clues around town, solving the mystery to win a prize!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Explore Glenwood: A Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore some of Glenwood's beautiful parks and go on a fantastic Choose-Your-Own-Adventure! Come into the library starting June 1st to sign up for summer reading and get the first clue! Follow the clues around town, solving the mystery to win a prize!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Explore Glenwood: A Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore some of Glenwood's beautiful parks and go on a fantastic Choose-Your-Own-Adventure! Come into the library starting June 1st to sign up for summer reading and get the first clue! Follow the clues around town, solving the mystery to win a prize!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Storytime

Young children and their accompanying adults are invited to the library every week for stories, activities, and music with friends!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Survival Adventures with 4H and Americorps

Come join us at your Garfield County Library for our Summer Reading Challenge as Adventures Await! 4H and Americorps will be providing a fun outdoors survival adventure workshop in which they will teach us to build a camp safety whistle, a DIY Nature Journal, a Bird Feeder (contains peanut butter), and even a DIY First Aid Kit!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Explore Glenwood: A Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore some of Glenwood's beautiful parks and go on a fantastic Choose-Your-Own-Adventure! Come into the library starting June 1st to sign up for summer reading and get the first clue! Follow the clues around town, solving the mystery to win a prize!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Stem Exploration Hour with Aspen Science Center

The Aspen Science Center provides quality, fun, hands-on STEM programming during these one hour sessions for families and all ages of youth looking for an exciting science experience.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Explore Glenwood: A Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore some of Glenwood's beautiful parks and go on a fantastic Choose-Your-Own-Adventure! Come into the library starting June 1st to sign up for summer reading and get the first clue! Follow the clues around town, solving the mystery to win a prize!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Get the Wiggles Out!

Toddlers and Preschoolers: Bring your grown-up to the library! We’ll burn some energy with active play and work on large motor skills! Balancing • Jumping • Running • Crawling • Dancing • Throwing

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Your Story, Your Life

Are you interested in journaling, writing poetry, prose or memoir? Join us in a welcoming setting to support and nurture your unique expression. All adults are welcome. The group will meet for two hours in the upstairs meeting room of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Explore Glenwood: A Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore some of Glenwood's beautiful parks and go on a fantastic Choose-Your-Own-Adventure! Come into the library starting June 1st to sign up for summer reading and get the first clue! Follow the clues around town, solving the mystery to win a prize!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Learn2Play Dnd for Adults

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons with Adam Sowards! Roll dice, use your imagination, and meet new people while fighting dragons in a fantasy world inspired by Lord of the Rings. Learn D&D step by step while playing in a patient and welcoming atmosphere for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required. FREE - Adults 18+ (LGBTQ+ and POC welcome/safe space), 4 sessions (3 hours each). Sign up at Glenwood Library (limited spots with a waitlist). Adam Sowards is a Dungeon Master, Professional Game Master, Writer, Improviser and Teacher. He has 10 years running D&D games and teaching new players, as well as Masters and Bachelors degree in performance.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Explore Glenwood: A Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore some of Glenwood's beautiful parks and go on a fantastic Choose-Your-Own-Adventure! Come into the library starting June 1st to sign up for summer reading and get the first clue! Follow the clues around town, solving the mystery to win a prize!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Entre las Páginas

Acompáñanos para el club de lectura para leer libros llenos de determinación, poder, y emociones; que cambiarán las perspectivas sobre la realidad de las personas alrededor de nosotros. Se servirá comida y bebida al inicio del evento. ¡Gratis!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons with Adam Sowards! Roll dice, use your imagination, and meet new friends while fighting dragons in a fantasy world inspired by Lord of the Rings. Learn D&D step by step while playing in a patient and welcoming atmosphere for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required. FREE - Teens, 4 sessions (3 hours each), Every Saturday 1pm-4pm, starting June 1st, Sign up at Glenwood Library (limited spots with a waitlist). Adam Sowards is a Dungeon Master, Professional Game Master, Writer, Improviser and Teacher. He has 10 years running D&D games and teaching new players, as well as Masters and Bachelors degree in performance.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Explore Glenwood: A Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore some of Glenwood's beautiful parks and go on a fantastic Choose-Your-Own-Adventure! Come into the library starting June 1st to sign up for summer reading and get the first clue! Follow the clues around town, solving the mystery to win a prize!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Storytime

Young children and their accompanying adults are invited to the library every week for stories, activities, and music with friends!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Brillantina Theater Presents: Emiliano, the Last Kid On Earth/ Brillantina Teatro Presenta: Emiliano, el Ultimo Niño del Mundo

Join your Garfield Library this Summer as Adventures Await! Brillantina Puppet Theater will be with us to present a traditional puppetry show about a boy named Emiliano and his adventure as the last boy in the world! Acompañanos en tu biblioteca de Garfield por que las aventuras esperan! Brillantina Teatro estara con nosotros a presentarnos titeres tradicionales en un cuento de un joven llamado Emiliano y sus aventuras como el ultimo niño en el mundo!

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Wonderful Wednesdays

Connect with others in the community as we get together for discussions, presentations, and activities covering topics such as art, history, music, technology, and wellness. Join us once a month for a new activity!

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Ranchers Facing the Challenges of Wolf Reintroduction

Join Ginny Harrington from Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association as she discusses Colorado’s wolf reintroduction and what it means for our area from the perspective of our ranching industry. The conversation will be tied together with how ranchers are involved in conservation through agriculture.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

SPARK

Join friends at the library to SPARK your imagination. We’ll build, create, explore, concoct, and invent together!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Get the Wiggles Out!

Toddlers and Preschoolers: Bring your grown-up to the library! We’ll burn some energy with active play and work on large motor skills! Balancing • Jumping • Running • Crawling • Dancing • Throwing

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Unveil Your Brilliance!

Join us for a talk by Donna Lee Humble, Spiritual Teacher and Holistic Wellness Practitioner Who are you? What is your purpose? Is enlightenment possible? Join us as we journey through the barriers that hold us back while stepping out of time into the flow of the divine to uncover your natural state of peace and authenticity. Donna Lee Humble is the author of Seek, Not for Love, and her new inspirational memoir Peace Beyond Belief is coming soon. She is an International Lifestyle & Wellness Coach and Holistic Health Practitioner, specializing in computerized bioenergetic testing. Donna is also a Spiritual Teacher, Speaker, Emotional Release Expert, and Creator of the Higher Self Care series, leading workshops and group and private wellness programs. Since 2001, she is known around the globe for bringing you back to the wisdom within by empowering you to embrace your passion, purpose, and natural state of peace in body, mind, and spirit. She has joyfully served thousands of holistic-minded people as they refine their health and wellness.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Learn2Play Dnd for Adults

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons with Adam Sowards! Roll dice, use your imagination, and meet new people while fighting dragons in a fantasy world inspired by Lord of the Rings. Learn D&D step by step while playing in a patient and welcoming atmosphere for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required. FREE - Adults 18+ (LGBTQ+ and POC welcome/safe space), 4 sessions (3 hours each). Sign up at Glenwood Library (limited spots with a waitlist). Adam Sowards is a Dungeon Master, Professional Game Master, Writer, Improviser and Teacher. He has 10 years running D&D games and teaching new players, as well as Masters and Bachelors degree in performance.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons with Adam Sowards! Roll dice, use your imagination, and meet new friends while fighting dragons in a fantasy world inspired by Lord of the Rings. Learn D&D step by step while playing in a patient and welcoming atmosphere for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required. FREE - Teens, 4 sessions (3 hours each), Every Saturday 1pm-4pm, starting June 1st, Sign up at Glenwood Library (limited spots with a waitlist). Adam Sowards is a Dungeon Master, Professional Game Master, Writer, Improviser and Teacher. He has 10 years running D&D games and teaching new players, as well as Masters and Bachelors degree in performance.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Dungeons and Dragons: Adventures in Candlekeep

Come ye brave adventurers! Great mysteries and secrets lie within the great library-fortress of Candlekeep, and you have been tasked with finding them! This adventure is best suited for those aged 12 and above, but accommodations can be made should any child adventurers wish to join. There is limited space in our party so please sign up at the front desk should you wish to join.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Kids Adventure Yoga with Diana Laughlin/ Aventura de Yoga con Diana Laughlin

Join us at your Garfield Library as Adventures Await! This summer join Diana Laughlin as she hosts a Kids Aventure Yoga workshop. The program incorporates developmentally appropriate yoga poses, mindfulness, breathing, and literary activities for kids with the themes of trying something new, meeting new people, and moving in new ways! Acompañanos en tu biblioteca Garfield por que las aventuras esperan! Este verano acompaña a Diana Laughlin como anfitriona de un taller de Aventuras de Yoga para niños. El programa incorpora posturas de yoga, atención plena, respiración y actividades literarias apropiadas para el desarrollo para niños con el tema de probar algo nuevo, conocer gente nueva y moverse de nuevas maneras.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Storytime

Young children and their accompanying adults are invited to the library every week for stories, activities, and music with friends!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

SPARK

Join friends at the library to SPARK your imagination. We’ll build, create, explore, concoct, and invent together!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Get the Wiggles Out!

Toddlers and Preschoolers: Bring your grown-up to the library! We’ll burn some energy with active play and work on large motor skills! Balancing • Jumping • Running • Crawling • Dancing • Throwing

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Chess Club

Calling all chess players and those interested in learning! We’ll get together at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library to learn, practice, and challenge each other in this timeless game of strategy. Several chess sets will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. Free and open to all ages.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Your Story, Your Life

Are you interested in journaling, writing poetry, prose or memoir? Join us in a welcoming setting to support and nurture your unique expression. All adults are welcome. The group will meet for two hours in the upstairs meeting room of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Learn2Play Dnd for Adults

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons with Adam Sowards! Roll dice, use your imagination, and meet new people while fighting dragons in a fantasy world inspired by Lord of the Rings. Learn D&D step by step while playing in a patient and welcoming atmosphere for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required. FREE - Adults 18+ (LGBTQ+ and POC welcome/safe space), 4 sessions (3 hours each). Sign up at Glenwood Library (limited spots with a waitlist). Adam Sowards is a Dungeon Master, Professional Game Master, Writer, Improviser and Teacher. He has 10 years running D&D games and teaching new players, as well as Masters and Bachelors degree in performance.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons with Adam Sowards! Roll dice, use your imagination, and meet new friends while fighting dragons in a fantasy world inspired by Lord of the Rings. Learn D&D step by step while playing in a patient and welcoming atmosphere for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required. FREE - Teens, 4 sessions (3 hours each), Every Saturday 1pm-4pm, starting June 1st, Sign up at Glenwood Library (limited spots with a waitlist). Adam Sowards is a Dungeon Master, Professional Game Master, Writer, Improviser and Teacher. He has 10 years running D&D games and teaching new players, as well as Masters and Bachelors degree in performance.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

One Acts in the Stacks

One Acts in the Stacks! Roaring Fork Repertory Theater Presents Sure Thing by David Ives Trifles by Susan Glaspell Featuring performances by Hattie Rensberry, Scott Elmore, Ben Williams, Brad Moore, and Courtney Williams nee Lindgren Directed by Willie Moseley. After the performance the audience is invited to a talkback with the company. 4:00pm Saturday, June 22nd at the Glenwood Branch Library SOME ADULT CONTENT INCLUDED (both dates) *Sure Thing is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, inc, NY

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Last Monday Book Club

Local book lovers are invited to join our book club where we’ll explore a broad range of genres and topics, including fiction and non-fiction. Join anytime, and find out what we are reading this month by calling or by asking at the front desk.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Storytime

Young children and their accompanying adults are invited to the library every week for stories, activities, and music with friends!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Steve Weeks Off the Kitchen Music

Join us at your Garfield Library as Adventures Await! We'll be joined by Steves Week as he presents his "Off The Kitchen" musical special for our action packed Summer Reading Challenge!

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Substance Use

Mental/behavioral health play a role in everyone’s life. Please join us for this vital conversation. Local providers will help us understand the landscape surrounding substance use including:

  • Substance misuse and substance use disorder
  • What treatment and recovery look like
  • How to support friends and family
  • Reducing stigmas associated with substance use Tuesday June 25th, 5-7 Glenwood Branch Library
Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_v5cI3fbVSiSu_BwflV41iQ This session will have simultaneous interpretation in Spanish. For more information call Garfield County Public Health, 970-665-6370

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

SPARK

Join friends at the library to SPARK your imagination. We’ll build, create, explore, concoct, and invent together!

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

PAWS to Read

Practice reading in a fun, supportive environment with a four-legged friend! Therapy dogs from Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley will be at the library to listen, encourage, and enhance each young reader’s experience. There will be 15-minute time slots for readers (1st-5th grade), and advance registration is required. For the well being of the dogs, only the readers will be allowed in the room with the dogs and specialists.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Get the Wiggles Out!

Toddlers and Preschoolers: Bring your grown-up to the library! We’ll burn some energy with active play and work on large motor skills! Balancing • Jumping • Running • Crawling • Dancing • Throwing

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Learn2Play Dnd for Adults

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons with Adam Sowards! Roll dice, use your imagination, and meet new people while fighting dragons in a fantasy world inspired by Lord of the Rings. Learn D&D step by step while playing in a patient and welcoming atmosphere for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required. FREE - Adults 18+ (LGBTQ+ and POC welcome/safe space), 4 sessions (3 hours each). Sign up at Glenwood Library (limited spots with a waitlist). Adam Sowards is a Dungeon Master, Professional Game Master, Writer, Improviser and Teacher. He has 10 years running D&D games and teaching new players, as well as Masters and Bachelors degree in performance.

Glenwood Springs Branch Library