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December 26, 2012
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Calendar of Events - Dec. 27, 2012 to Jan. 2, 2013

THURSDAY, DEC. 27I Just Got this Tech Toy for Christmas, Now What?10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgGot a new tech toy for Christmas and not quite sure what to do with it? You can book a librarian (or tech specialist) to assist you one-on-one with setting up and using your new device. Stop by the front desk of the library to sign-up. Slots are limited. White River Trail Runners ATV club7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 • Crabtree's Red Canyon Auto Body, 854 Access Road, Rifle • Susan, 309-7042We are a nonprofit, family oriented ATV Club.FRIDAY, DEC. 28Project Learn 5th Day Program8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays • Wamsley Elementary School, 225 E. 30th Ave., Rifle • $40 • www.rifleprojectlearn.com, registration forms at Rifle Dental Care, 1430 Railroad Ave. • (970) 319-9137Open to all K-5 students, weekly enrichment programs include music, brain games, mixed media art, outdoor activities, hands-on science, team building, language arts. Silt Story Time10 a.m. Fridays • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgEnjoy story time for kids and their accompanying adults every Friday.Free Science Classes for K-Fourth GradersK-2 Class: 12 p.m., 3-4 Class: 2:30 p.m., Fridays • New Castle Branch, 402 W. Main • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 984-2346, 876-5500, 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgChildren are invited to come to these branch libraries every Friday afternoon for engaging science classes taught by Re-2 teachers and lots of fun. Each class will be limited to 25 students on a first-come, first-served basis. Parents are encouraged to call the library or go online to pre-register for this program. Reel Readers6 p.m. Friday Dec. 28 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgRead "Sense and Sensibility" and then join us to watch the movie. Don't have time for the book? Come anyway, always plenty of chatter and food. Dinner is planned, so call ahead and see what you can bring. SATURDAY, DEC 29I Just Got this Tech Toy for Christmas, Now What?10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgGot a new tech toy for Christmas and not quite sure what to do with it? You can book a librarian (or tech specialist) to assist you one-on-one with setting up and using your new device. Stop by the front desk of the library to sign-up. Slots are limited. MONDAY, DEC. 31Go 2 Work Workshop9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays • Colorado Mountain College Rifle Campus • Free • 384-8523Resume assistance, career exploration, skill assessment/enhancement, and interviewing skills assistance are available. Prepare for your CareerReady Colorado Certificate. No preregistration is required.Ready to Read Story Time11 a.m. Mondays • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgInteractive story time with Miss Michelle.Holiday Closures for the LibrariesAll six branches of the Garfield County Public Library District will close early at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, and will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1 in celebration of New Years Day. Normal library hours will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 2 with all six libraries opening at 10 a.m.TUESDAY, JAN. 1HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE CITIZEN TELEGRAM!WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2Silt Story Time10 a.m. Wednesdays • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgEnjoy story time for kids and their accompanying adults every Wednesday.Story Time10:30 a.m. Wednesdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgPreschoolers and their accompanying adults are invited to attend for fun, friends, stories, and more.Toddler Time 10 a.m. Wednesdays • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.org Story time designed just for toddlers, plus games, finger play and more. New Castle Senior LuncheonNoon Wednesdays • River Center, 126 North 4th St., New Castle • $2.50 donation suggested • RSVP to 984-2334 or 987-3565Origam-Wii4 p.m. Wednesdays in January • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgTeens, don't miss Wii Wednesday with an origami project and challenge. Learn how to make a paper crane and enter it in the Crane Beauty Pageant. And, who's ready for some paper football? Learn the complicated art of paper football folding and throw down some table-iron game. There will be a new craft and challenge each week.Rifle Lions Club7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 • Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities Building, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Susan, 309-7042Rifle City Council7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 • Rifle City Hall, 201 Railroad Ave. • 665-6405, www.rifleco.orgCity Council meets tonight. Go online for an agenda.


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