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Garfield County branch libraries are again offering free weekly entertainment and reading incentives for children during the annual Summer Reading Program. This years theme is Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds. During the week of June 14, entertainment at the library branches will vary. The Gordon Cooper Branch Library in Carbondale and the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will feature Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta Music with Katherine Dines. The New Castle, Rifle and Parachute branches will present music by Michael Stanwood, and the Silt Branch Library will offer a program on butterflies, by Krys Moquin.Times and locations for the programs are as follows: Carbondale Town Hall, 10:30 a.m. today; Glenwood Library basement, 2 p.m. today; New Castle Community Center, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15; Silt Community Center, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 15; Bea Underwood Elementary School, Parachute, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 16; and That Place, Rifle, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 16.The weekly shows are free and open to all ages. Children may also sign up to win prizes for achieving reading goals. For questions, contact your local library or call 945-5958.

Sunlight Mountain Resort will host the 2005 Conference of the Rocky Mountain Llama and Alpaca Association July 15-17.The conference is not limited to RMLA members, but advance registration is required. Registration forms are available by calling (970) 640-8028. The registration deadline is June 15.

The Mid-Valley Counseling Center in El Jebel will offer a Living an Integrated Life seminar Monday evenings, beginning June 20.Meetings will be from 6:45-8:45 p.m. weekly with facilitator Carol Warner. For more information and registration, call 920-7683.

The new Coal Ridge High School Booster Club is selling bricks with imprinted names for the front entrance to the new school. These permanent remembrances can be purchased with a company name; a family or individual brick; or a students name to be put in a designated Class of 2008 or Class of 2009 section of bricks.The Booster Club is an all-school club to support all areas of school needs. To receive a form, call Kimberly at 984-2126 or Mari Riddile at 984-0636.

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