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Author Talk: Jonathan Waterman

Jonathan Waterman shares his career as a journalist, filmmaker and explorer while providing details of thrilling adventures, spectacular images and bear-encounter-mosquito-attack video footage. The talk topic at the Silt and Parachute libraries is “Journey Down the Colorado River” and the topic at the Carbondale and New Castle libraries is “An Adventurer’s Lessons in Conservation.” These presentations will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the Silt Branch Library; at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the Carbondale Branch Library; at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Parachute Branch Library; and at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, at the New Castle Branch Library. Signed books available for purchase. For more information, visit

KDNK annual meeting

The KDNK board of directors invites all KDNK members to the annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the offices of KDNK, 76 S. Second St. in Carbondale. Refreshments will be served. There will be an annual report and election of new members to the board of directors. Members may file their ballots until 5 p.m. before the meeting. The meeting is open to the public. Information at or call KDNK at 970-963-0139.

Mountain Madrigals’ ‘Christmas Memories’

Mountain Madrigals present “Christmas Memories” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19, at the First United Methodist Church in Glenwood Springs. The concert is free, donations are accepted. Babysitting is provided. For more information go to

Libraries closing for Christmas Holiday

All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25, in celebration of Christmas. Normal library hours will resume on Saturday, Dec. 26, with all six libraries opening at 10 a.m.

Libraries closing for New Year’s Holiday

All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will close early at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, and will remain closed on Friday, Jan. 1, to celebrate the New Year’s holiday. The libraries will resume normal hours at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2.

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