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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.

Wolf Moon Weaver event

Come join us for a beautiful honoring and bringing in the new year’s intentions with the first full moons light 11 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at the Round Room at the Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale. There is strength in weaving together both interrelationships and as a whole gathering. We have an opportunity to bring in a beautiful sister and healing sound musician of the Art of Hang Pan, Bright Hawk, while we weave. Register before Dec. 31. Fee is $125 by PayPal. For more information and to register contact Tara Tippett at 303-881-2917.

White Pass and Yukon Route presentation

Alaska’s historic White Pass and Yukon Route is the subject of the January program at the Glenwood Railroad Museum. A museum volunteer and board member will present this illustrated program that traces the history of this famous Klondike Gold Rush railroad that survives today as a very popular excursion railroad. The program, to be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Glenwood Railroad Museum, is free and open to the public.

The Glenwood Railroad Museum is located in the Glenwood Railroad Depot across the street from the Hotel Denver on Seventh Street. Entrance to the museum for this program will be from the trackside of the depot. Take the stairway located to the west of the depot and walk along the depot to the museum entrance.

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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