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Community Briefs

Introduction to Yoga

Thought about trying yoga? Want to try yoga again? Come take an introductory class from local yoga instructor Misty, owner of Mistyoga. Breathe, relax, and stretch while learning new skills. Bring a yoga mat and blanket to the Rifle Branch Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, for this free event. Class size is limited to 20 individuals; RSVP by June 24 by contacting the library at 970-625-4270.

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.

Magic with Eli

Award-winning magician Eli Portala returns to the libraries with his comedy-magic show that will delight and enthrall the whole family. This fast-paced show is packed with humor, music and audience participation. Eli will perform on Tuesday, June 28, at 10:30 a.m. at the Carbondale Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library; on Wednesday, June 29, 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 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Rifle Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Parachute Branch Library. For more information about Summer Reading programs, visit

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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