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Summer Reading Challenge Kick Off

Join us at your library to celebrate the start of our Summer Reading Challenge and find your adventure at the library! We'll host an all day sign up event so come in and get started with the challenge. We'll even have popsicles!

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Compra de Vivienda 101

Lo invitamos a este taller con la profesional de préstamos Susie Meraz (oficial superior de préstamos NMLS ID# 623396 CO-MLO# 100036473) de Bay Equity y Dyna Sanchez con Rimkus Real Estate donde exploraremos con usted opciones de financiamiento, ya sea que esté comprando o en el proceso de liquidar su casa o incluso ser propietario de una casa que ya ha sido pagada. Le ayudará a hacer posible su sueño de ser propietario de su casa antes. Asiste a estas tres sesiones informativas donde podremos aclarar dudas que se tenga. Este evento es un programa gratuito y abierto a todos. Sábados • 10-11 am • Biblioteca de Rifle 1 de junio: Cómo prepararse para comprar una casa. 29 de junio: Estrategias para maximizar tu inversión. 27 de julio: Qué hacer después de comprar una casa. Para más información llame a la biblioteca al 970-625-3471.

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Spice Up the Month with Craft Kits

Adults are invited to spice up each month with a special take home craft kit from the Rifle Branch Library! Every month will feature a new craft, and the kits will be available to pick up starting on the first Monday of each month. Anyone 18 and older can participate in this free series, but you must sign up in advance to be on the list to get a kit. Sign up at the front desk or call 970-625-3471.

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Madness Mondays

Come hang out and have fun with your friends! We will have art projects, music, games, and more geared for teens in middle and high school.

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Basic Computer Classes for Adults /Clases Basicas de Computación para adultos

In this class, Learners are introduced to basic computer functions, including mouse, keyboard, and monitor functions, finding and adjusting settings, and navigating to the internet to complete a basic search. This class is designed for beginners or folks who would like to refresher o computer basics. We will focus on learning basic computer skills for six-week sections, also we will learn and practice one system or program at a time. Laptops will be provided if needed. The class can be structured with a mix of lectures, hands-on exercises, and Q&A sessions. Providing handouts or online resources for further practice and reference can also be beneficial. En esta clase, a los estudiantes se les presentan las funciones básicas de la computadora, incluidas las funciones del raton, el teclado y el monitor, cómo buscar y ajustar configuraciones y navegar en el Internet para completar una búsqueda básica. Esta clase está diseñada para principiantes o personas que deseen actualizar los conceptos básicos de informática. Nos concentraremos en aprender habilidades informáticas básicas durante secciones de seis semanas, también aprenderemos y practicaremos un sistema o programa a la vez. Se proporcionarán computadoras portátiles si es necesario. La clase se puede estructurar con una combinación de conferencias, ejercicios prácticos y sesiones de preguntas y respuestas. También puede ser beneficioso proporcionar folletos o recursos en línea para mayor práctica y referencia.

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Bilingual sensory Storytime/ Hora de Cuentos Sensorial y Bilingüe

Bilingual Sensory Storytime Join us for a bilingual sensory storytime specially designed for individuals that are neurodiverse or with sensory integration challenges. Hora de Cuentos Sensorial y Bilingüe Únase a nosotros a nuestra hora de cuentos sensorial y bilingüe! Este programa está diseñado para niños neurodiversas o con desafíos de integración sensorial. Every first and third Tuesday of each month. Cada primero y tercer Martes del mes.

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Sensory playgroup time! Hora de Juegos Sensorial

Sensory playgroup time! Join us for a sensory playgroup time! This playgroup time is designed for special needs children (neurodiverse) or individuals with sensory needs. ¡Hora de Juegos Sensorial! Acompáñanos a la hora de juego sensorial! Nuestro grupo esta diseñado para niños con necesidades especiales (neurodiverso) o que tengan deficiencia sensorial.

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English / Spanish Conversation Circle

English and Spanish language learners are invited to drop in for a casual conversation at the library. Practice your conversation skills, build your vocabulary, and help each other learn in a warm and supportive environment!

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Storytime

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

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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!

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SPARK

School age kids are invited to join your friends at the Rifle Branch Library to SPARK your imagination by building, creating, exploring, and inventing together! 1st Friday: LEGO Club     2nd Friday: Librarian's Choice     3rd Friday: Puzzles Day     4th Friday: Painting with the Library

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Anime Club

If you love anime, manga, or just partaking in weeb activities with the boys (and girls) then come check out the Anime Club! Join us in watching the latest shows and playing the most popular video games!

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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. Friday, May 17 • 5 pm • Parachute Friday, May 31 • 5 pm • Silt *special unplugged version with two band members Saturday, June 1 • 2 pm • Glenwood Springs *special unplugged version with two band members Friday, June 7 • 2 pm • New Castle Saturday, June 8 • 2 pm Carbondale Monday, June 10 • 2 pm • Rifle

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Madness Mondays

Come hang out and have fun with your friends! We will have art projects, music, games, and more geared for teens in middle and high school.

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Blood Drive

Community Blood Drive All donors who come to give blood, platelets, or plasma on June 11th will receive a $10 gift card via the Donar Rewards program.  Plus, you will be automatically entered for a chance to win one of five $5,000 gift cards in our Summer Adventure Gas Giveaway!  Donors must have an online donor account and be opted into the Donor Rewards program to receive points to redeem for the gift card.  No opt-in required for the giveaway.  Visit vitalant.org/GasGiveaway for more information.  Make your appointment by scanning the QR code. Use Blood Drive code: 10056173

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Playgroup Time/ Hora de Juegos

Playgroup time! Join us for playgroup time! ¡Hora de Juegos Sensorial! Acompáñanos a la hora de juego!

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Friends of the Library Book Club

Enjoy good books around great people! Prepare each month by reading any book that falls into the given theme. We’ll share titles that caught our attention, experiences while reading, and opinions about the books. It’s a great way to hear about different books and take some new book recommendations home with you.

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English / Spanish Conversation Circle

English and Spanish language learners are invited to drop in for a casual conversation at the library. Practice your conversation skills, build your vocabulary, and help each other learn in a warm and supportive environment!

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Storytime

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

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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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Homeschool Parent Advisory Group

Each month we’ll get together to talk about current challenges and opportunities within the homeschooling space. We’ll also discuss how the library can help provide educational opportunities and curriculum for homeschool kids in elementary, middle, and high school. English and Spanish speakers are all welcome to join this group.

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SPARK

School age kids are invited to join your friends at the Rifle Branch Library to SPARK your imagination by building, creating, exploring, and inventing together! 1st Friday: LEGO Club     2nd Friday: Librarian's Choice     3rd Friday: Puzzles Day     4th Friday: Painting with the Library

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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.

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Anime Club

If you love anime, manga, or just partaking in weeb activities with the boys (and girls) then come check out the Anime Club! Join us in watching the latest shows and playing the most popular video games!

Rifle Branch Library

Madness Mondays

Come hang out and have fun with your friends! We will have art projects, music, games, and more geared for teens in middle and high school.

Rifle Branch Library

Basic Computer Classes for Adults /Clases Basicas de Computación para adultos

In this class, Learners are introduced to basic computer functions, including mouse, keyboard, and monitor functions, finding and adjusting settings, and navigating to the internet to complete a basic search. This class is designed for beginners or folks who would like to refresher o computer basics. We will focus on learning basic computer skills for six-week sections, also we will learn and practice one system or program at a time. Laptops will be provided if needed. The class can be structured with a mix of lectures, hands-on exercises, and Q&A sessions. Providing handouts or online resources for further practice and reference can also be beneficial. En esta clase, a los estudiantes se les presentan las funciones básicas de la computadora, incluidas las funciones del raton, el teclado y el monitor, cómo buscar y ajustar configuraciones y navegar en el Internet para completar una búsqueda básica. Esta clase está diseñada para principiantes o personas que deseen actualizar los conceptos básicos de informática. Nos concentraremos en aprender habilidades informáticas básicas durante secciones de seis semanas, también aprenderemos y practicaremos un sistema o programa a la vez. Se proporcionarán computadoras portátiles si es necesario. La clase se puede estructurar con una combinación de conferencias, ejercicios prácticos y sesiones de preguntas y respuestas. También puede ser beneficioso proporcionar folletos o recursos en línea para mayor práctica y referencia.

Rifle Branch Library

Bilingual Sensory Storytime/ Hora de Cuentos Sensorial y Bilingüe

Bilingual Sensory Storytime Join us for a bilingual sensory storytime specially designed for individuals that are neurodiverse or with sensory integration challenges. Hora de Cuentos Sensorial y Bilingüe Únase a nosotros a nuestra hora de cuentos sensorial y bilingüe! Este programa está diseñado para niños neurodiversas o con desafíos de integración sensorial. Every first and third Tuesday of each month. Cada primero y tercer Martes del mes.

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Sensory playgroup time! Hora de Juegos Sensorial

Sensory playgroup time! Join us for a sensory playgroup time! This playgroup time is designed for special needs children (neurodiverse) or individuals with sensory needs. ¡Hora de Juegos Sensorial! Acompáñanos a la hora de juego sensorial! Nuestro grupo esta diseñado para niños con necesidades especiales (neurodiverso) o que tengan deficiencia sensorial.

Rifle Branch Library

English / Spanish Conversation Circle

English and Spanish language learners are invited to drop in for a casual conversation at the library. Practice your conversation skills, build your vocabulary, and help each other learn in a warm and supportive environment!

Rifle Branch Library

Storytime

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

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Seniors Game Day

​​Calling all gaming lovers! Visit the library to win prizes, meet new people, and share a quality time! ¡Llamando a todos los amantes de los juegos! ¡Visite la biblioteca para ganar premios, conocer nuevas personas, y compartirun tiempo agradable!

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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.

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SPARK

School age kids are invited to join your friends at the Rifle Branch Library to SPARK your imagination by building, creating, exploring, and inventing together! 1st Friday: LEGO Club     2nd Friday: Librarian's Choice     3rd Friday: Puzzles Day     4th Friday: Painting with the Library

Rifle Branch Library

Anime Club

If you love anime, manga, or just partaking in weeb activities with the boys (and girls) then come check out the Anime Club! Join us in watching the latest shows and playing the most popular video games!

Rifle Branch Library

Playgroup Time/ Hora de Juegos

Playgroup time! Join us for playgroup time! ¡Hora de Juegos Sensorial! Acompáñanos a la hora de juego!

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Parent Futuring Alliance and Book Club

Join a discussion group with parents and adolescents about the best strategies to raise families and grow in a healthy relationship. We’ll discuss screen time, social media, and other habits that make a big part of lives of young people today. We’ll also choose books to read and discuss together.

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English / Spanish Conversation Circle

English and Spanish language learners are invited to drop in for a casual conversation at the library. Practice your conversation skills, build your vocabulary, and help each other learn in a warm and supportive environment!

Rifle Branch Library

Storytime

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

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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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SPARK

School age kids are invited to join your friends at the Rifle Branch Library to SPARK your imagination by building, creating, exploring, and inventing together! 1st Friday: LEGO Club     2nd Friday: Librarian's Choice     3rd Friday: Puzzles Day     4th Friday: Painting with the Library

Rifle Branch Library

Anime Club

If you love anime, manga, or just partaking in weeb activities with the boys (and girls) then come check out the Anime Club! Join us in watching the latest shows and playing the most popular video games!

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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.

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Compra de Vivienda 101

Lo invitamos a este taller con la profesional de préstamos Susie Meraz (oficial superior de préstamos NMLS ID# 623396 CO-MLO# 100036473) de Bay Equity y Dyna Sanchez con Rimkus Real Estate donde exploraremos con usted opciones de financiamiento, ya sea que esté comprando o en el proceso de liquidar su casa o incluso ser propietario de una casa que ya ha sido pagada. Le ayudará a hacer posible su sueño de ser propietario de su casa antes. Asiste a estas tres sesiones informativas donde podremos aclarar dudas que se tenga. Este evento es un programa gratuito y abierto a todos. Sábados • 10-11 am • Biblioteca de Rifle 1 de junio: Cómo prepararse para comprar una casa. 29 de junio: Estrategias para maximizar tu inversión. 27 de julio: Qué hacer después de comprar una casa. Para más información llame a la biblioteca al 970-625-3471.

Rifle Branch Library

Spice Up the Month with Craft Kits

Adults are invited to spice up each month with a special take home craft kit from the Rifle Branch Library! Every month will feature a new craft, and the kits will be available to pick up starting on the first Monday of each month. Anyone 18 and older can participate in this free series, but you must sign up in advance to be on the list to get a kit. Sign up at the front desk or call 970-625-3471.

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