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Author Talk: Pamela Nowak

Pamela Nowak, award-winning Colorado author of historical fiction, will be discussing how she researched and wrote her most recent novel, “Escaping Yesterday,” at 6 p.m. Monday, June 20, at the New Castle Branch Library. She is the winner of the 2014 Colorado Book Award and many of her stories are set in the 19th century American West. Refreshments served. For more info, call 970-984-2346.

Ride to Work Day Glenwood Springs

Take the bus or bike to work? Join us on the plaza at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library from 7-10 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, to celebrate Ride to Work Day with coffee and juice, bagels, breakfast burritos and giveaways. This event is part of the RIDE Garfield County Challenge taking place May 1 through Sept. 30. For more information, call 970-945-5958.

Homeschool Round Table

Want to learn more about a certain curriculum before ordering for next year? This is a chance to offer and receive advice on which programs make our home schools work. The library will present resources for homeschoolers, and a book exchange will be held. Bring second-hand books and/or curricula for exchange (no used consumables, please). Kids welcome. Activities and snacks will be provided. Starting on June 23, this program will be held on the fourth Thursday in June, July and August at 1 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. For more information, call 970-945-5958.

Fixing Flats and Basic Bicycle Maintenance

Learn about the importance of keeping your bike well-maintained, what to lube, changing tubes and tires, and general bike maintenance at this free workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Presented by technicians from Sunlight Ski and Bike. Bring your bike, if possible. Learn more about Summer Reading at or call 970-945-5958.

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