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January 2, 2013
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Calendar of Events - Jan. 3 - 9, 2013

THURSDAY, JAN. 3I Just Got this Tech Toy for Christmas, Now What?10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, 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 utilizing your new device. Stop by the front desk of the library to sign-up. Slots are limited. Call 625-3471 for more information.Story Time10:30 a.m. Thursdays • 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.FRIDAY, JAN. 4Project 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 Library, 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. MONDAY, JAN. 7Go 2 Work Workshop9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays • Colorado Mountain College Rifle Campus, 3695 Airport Road • 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.Bedtime Story Time6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgEnjoy stories, songs, crafts, and a bedtime snack on the second Monday of each month. TUESDAY, JAN. 8Tackle it Tuesday10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgCalling all quilters, stampers, needle crafters and scrapbookers! We will have tables, irons, ironing boards and cutting mats set up for your convenience. Drop in and bring your project for a day of crafting, food and friends. Bring your own lunch, refreshments will be provided.Whatever Book Club4:30 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 8 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgBring whatever book, Manga, graphic novel, etc. you are currently reading and share your thoughts, opinions, and revelations. This book club is held the second Tuesday of each month. Snacks and refreshments provided.Literacy Outreach Conversation CircleVarious times every Tuesday • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle • Free • 945-5282 for info and timesJoin a Literacy Outreach volunteer for Conversation Circle, a great way for adult English learners to practice their speaking skills in a safe environment. All speakers of other languages are welcome. Only English will be spoken. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9Silt 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 N. 4th St., New Castle • $2.50 donation suggested • RSVP to 984-2334 or 987-3565Computer Basics Class2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgFree computer classes provide hands-on training for adults. Classes are held the second Wednesday of every month. Pre-registration is required. Wii Wednesdays4 p.m. Wednesdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgEvery Wednesday after school, teens from middle school and up are invited to join in for games on our Wii console and snacks.Teddy Bear Sleepover6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgChildren, come dressed in your pajamas and be sure to bring your favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal. The evening will begin with stories, then a craft, and also include a bedtime snack. Be sure to pick up your friend the next day, along with a special souvenir. Find out what happens when the lights go out at the library.


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