What’s going on/coming up at the libraries
Zooper Heroes with the Denver Zoo
Come and learn the stories of some of the Denver Zoo’s animals that have fantastic adaptations to help them survive the perils of the natural world. Spider-man and Ironman have nothing on these amazing Zooper Heroes! Due to popular demand, two shows will be presented at each of the Garfield County Libraries during the week of July 20. The schedule is as follows:
Carbondale Branch Library: 11 a.m. and noon Monday, July 20
Glenwood Springs Branch Library: 3 p.m. Monday, July 20, and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 21
New Castle Branch Library: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 21
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
Silt Branch Library: 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 22
Rifle Branch Library: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, and 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 23
Parachute Branch Library: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23
Doctor Who Trivia Night
Calling all Doctor Who enthusiasts and trivia buffs! Join us at the Carbondale Branch Library for a night of pizza, root beer, and a Tardis photo booth. Costumes are highly encouraged for special prizes. Don’t forget to bring your sonic screwdriver! Trivia night will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 23.
Popcorn & a Movie: Unbroken
Come enjoy a free movie night at the Silt Branch Library. We will be showing “Unbroken” (rated PG-13). Popcorn and snacks will be provided. Movie night will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23.
Belly Dancing as Exercise
All bellies welcome! Local belly dancing instructor Kathy Goodman will show you how to enjoy this ancient art while toning your belly. This program will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, July 20, at the Rifle Branch Library.
Escape Your Ordinary Dessert
Do you have a sweet tooth? Come to the Glenwood Springs Branch Library to taste test a variety of sweets from local restaurants and bakeries. We will have options for all dietary restrictions and preferences. This free event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23.
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