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Find a great read at a bargain price at the upcoming used book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. The sale will be held from Saturday, May 5, through Saturday, May 12. Don’t miss the special preview for Friends members from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, May 4. Memberships are available at the door.

Visit the sale often and choose from more than 15,000 used hardback and paperback books, conveniently sorted by category. New items will be added throughout the week. The sale opens at 10 a.m. each day except Sunday, when it begins at 1 pm. The sale closes one half hour before the library closes each day.

Book donations are gratefully accepted year-round, during the library’s regular hours of operation. The library is located at 413 Ninth St. Call 945-5958 for more information.



Join Jonathan Lowsky, wildlife biologist with Colorado Wildlife Science LLC, and staff from Roaring Fork Conservancy for this look at great blue herons, bald eagles and osprey near the confluence of Cattle Creek and the Roaring Fork River from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8. This area is nest heaven for these birds: more than 20 nesting pairs of herons, one pair of bald eagles, and in 2005, the first recorded pair of ospreys fledged an offspring near this site. Tour includes two properties that are off-limits to the public in search of these large avian predators.

Meet at Aspen Glen. Bring binoculars and a spotting scope. Registration is required at http://www.roaringfork.org/events. Call 970-927-1290 with questions.



Senior Matters is announcing the advent of its spring fundraiser, A Grand Rummage Sale of Collectibles and Rejectibles, to be held on Saturday, May 19, at the Third Street Center in the Calaway Room.

Anyone considering a move, spring cleaning, downsizing or recycling of goods, can donate unwanted items to this fundraising sale. Contributions are tax deductible and will benefit the operation of Senior Matters. Contact Diane Johnson with any questions at 963-2536 or by email seniormatters2@sopris.net.


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