Events Led by the Aspen Science Center

Aspen Science Center

Our libraries are excited to partner with the Aspen Science Center to bring science-based activities and events to the youth of Garfield County. The Aspen Science Center provides quality, fun, hands-on STEM programming for all ages and works to advance public understanding of science through lifelong discovery, exploration, and education. These 1-hour STEM programs are great for families and all age youth looking for an exciting science experience!

You can find the Aspen Science Center at many of our libraries' recurring events including:

Monday Madness • First Mondays • 11:30 am • Parachute Branch Library

Explorers Club • First Wednesdays • 2:30 pm • Glenwood Springs Branch Library

C-LAB • First Wednesdays • 3:30 pm • Carbondale Branch Library

SPARK • First Fridays • 12 pm • New Castle Branch Library

Aspen Science Center at the Library • First Fridays • 2 pm • Silt Branch Library

Science for Growing Minds • First Fridays • 4 pm • Rifle Branch Library



All events are free and open to the public. For more information about any of these events, please contact the local library.



Win a Kindle during Library Card Sign-Up Month! Win a Kindle during Library Card Sign-...

This September for Library Card Sign-Up Month, your Garfield County Libraries are giving away three Kindles to library card holders!

We'll have a drawing for adults 18+, a drawing for teens... READ MORE

crown Most Popular Items

Want to know what are the most popular books, movies, etc. with your friends and neighbors? Check out these lists!


Storytime is back! Storytime is Back!

Storytime is in-person once again!

Young children and their accompanying adults are invited to the library every week for stories, songs, and new friends. 



Libby: The one tap reading app from our library. Easier Online Access to Magazines

Borrowing digital materials from the libraries just got easier! What was once done through multiple apps can be done all in one place with the Libby App powered by OverDrive. Here... READ MORE