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Forensics: Crime Scene Investigations

Teens, do you have the skills to investigate a crime scene? Join us at the library for a mystery, and learn the science behind modern forensics. You will have the opportunity to collect evidence and solve a library “whodunnit” with the help of science enthusiast Paul Stanley. This program kicks off our 2014 Teen Summer Reading Program. Events will be held on Tuesday, June 10, at 1 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library and 4 p.m. at the Parachute Branch Library; on Wednesday, June 11, at 1 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library and 4 p.m. at the Carbondale Branch Library; and on Thursday, June 12, at 1 p.m. at the New Castle Branch Library and 4 p.m. at the Silt Branch Library. For more information visit http://www.gcpld.org.



Science Showcase

The 2014 Kids’ Summer Reading Program kicks off with Science Showcase. There’ll be demonstrations involving chemistry, sound, motion, matter and electricity. This fast-paced program is hosted by science expert Ben Roy. Shows will be held on Tuesday, June 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the Carbondale Branch Library, and 1:30 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library; on Wednesday, June 11, at 10:30 a.m. at the New Castle Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Silt Branch Library; and on Thursday, June 12 ,at 10:30 a.m. at the Rifle Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Parachute Branch Library. For more information, contact http://www.gcpld.org.



A Taste of New Castle

The Friends of the New Castle Branch Library will host the “A Taste of New Castle”fundraiser to showcase the town’s restaurants at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 12. Tickets are $20 each and are available from the Friends of the New Castle Branch Library, the New Castle Branch Library, New Castle Town Hall, and the Lakota Canyon Recreation Center. All proceeds will benefit the New Castle Branch Library. For more information, contact 970-984-2346.


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