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What’s going on/coming up at the libraries

Kelli Gorman from the Denver Zoo tried to coax out a three banded armadillo during last year's Summer Reading event in Parachute.
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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

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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