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Community Briefs

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

Come and build a snowman at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31. We will be building snowmen, playing games, winning prizes, and having lots of fun. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Bring an old tube sock if you can.

Redstone Castle Tours

Guided tours of the Historic Redstone Castle are Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. through the winter with special Holiday tours Dec. 29-31. Visit the baronial home of Redstone’s founder, J.C. Osgood. Take a step back in time and learn about coal mining, railroad and model company town, all in 1900. Tickets available on the day of the tour in Redstone. For more information call 970-963-9656 or visit

Literacy Outreach volunteer information session

Want to make a difference in the new year? Volunteer to tutor an adult needing to learn basic literacy skills. Some struggle to read and write. Some struggle to improve their oral English skills. Learn more at a volunteer information session at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Literacy Outreach, Teo Prinster Learning Center, 1127 School St., Glenwood Springs; 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Carbondale Branch Library, 320 Sopris Ave.; or 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. Call Literacy Outreach at 970-945-5282 for details.

Author Visit & Book Signing: “Touching God”

Brad Tyndall will take you on a journey to far-reaching corners of the world, where he drinks tea with loving Sudanese Muslims, prays in ancient Coptic churches, and whirls with Sufi dervishes in the desert. In seeking the mystical in extraordinary places, he discovers that an intimate relationship with God can be found in known religious practices. Books will be available for purchase. These events will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Silt Branch Library; at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Carbondale Branch Library; and at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. For more information, visit

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