The Delta County Libraries offer many educational and entertaining activities and events for you and your family to enjoy. If you want to know what else your library is offering, please contact the library or visit the Delta County Libraries website at www.deltalibraries.org.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m.
USB Flash Drives. Learn how to safely store and manage files on your USB flash drive. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own devices and flash drive. Friday, April 27, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
HopeWest: It's All About Life. Presenter Nancy Hovde will talk about programs offered by HopeWest, including children's programs. Hosted by the Friends of the Cedaredge Library. Refreshments and the regular meeting will follow the presentation. Thursday, May 10, at 2 p.m.
Google Basics. Participants will learn how to set up and use a Google account. Everything from Picasa to Gmail will be covered. Friday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m. Please call 399-7674 for details and to sign up.
April StoryWalk®. Groovy Joe is having a dance party. But, oh no! More and more doggies are knocking on his door, asking to come in. Will there be enough room for everyone? The April StoryWalk® on the Surface Creek Trail is "Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown" written by Eric Litwin and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld. Visit Cedaredge Library after your walk for activities and books related to the story. Pick up a musical take home craft. Contact Cedaredge Library for more details at 399-7674.
Seed Packet Maker Space. Make a simple, eco-friendly gift. Seed packets made from craft paper, scrap paper, fabric and more! All month long at Cedaredge Library.
Crafts Group. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 10 a.m. to share ideas and show and tell.
Tech Soup Saturday. Bring your devices and your questions. Our expert "techies" will do their best to answer your questions. Every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Genealogy. Who's Who in Whoville? Find out who you really are! The first Friday of every month from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Crochet Club. For beginners and old pros! Come and learn or come and teach. Bring your own yarn and hooks. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Scrapbooking. Join friends at Crawford Library and get your pictures and other treasured items in your scrapbook. The first Monday of every month at 11 a.m.
Tech Help. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Wednesday through Saturday by appointment. Contact the library at 399-7783 for details.
Storytimes. Storytimes for babies, tots and preschoolers are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 874-9630 for details.
Blackout Poetry. Teens are invited to the Delta Library after school to learn how to do blackout poetry! There will be snacks and tons of fun! Thursday, April 26, at 4:30 p.m.
Plant a Seed Maker Space. Plant a seed in a cup and watch it sprout as it develops into a plant. All month long in April during library hours.
Who Hatches Scavenger Hunt. Locate different eggs in the children's area, crack the egg to discover what creature hatches. All month long in April during library hours.
Teen Game Night. Board games and card games will be available in the teen area every Wednesday night at 4 p.m.
Genealogy One-on-One. Get the help you need researching your genealogy in this ongoing class taught by Mickey Watts. Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 5 p.m.
Family Gardening Workshop. Colorado Master Gardner Kathleen Ray will guide participants through open discussion on soil amendments and composting. She will share gardening tips direct from the CSU Extension and will help participants discover how to journal their experience and how to create a garden space, whether in a single pot or larger area. Please bring a journal or notebook, a pen, colored pencils (optional) and an open mind! Saturday, May 5, at 11 a.m. Call 874-9630 for more information and to sign up.
Tech Information Station. Technical assistance with computers and tablets for all ages and skill levels. Attendees will also receive an introduction to utilizing library databases for online classes. Monday, May 7, at 4 p.m.
Friends of the Delta Library Meeting. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend! Wednesday, May 9, at 3 p.m.
Talk & Tangle Yarn. This is a group of knit and crochet enthusiasts who get together to talk and work on their individual projects. Anyone is welcome to join. Mondays starting at 5:30 p.m.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Wednesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 399-7781 for details.
Knitting Group. Do you knit or crochet? Join us for ideas, help, and good company at Hotchkiss Library. Anyone is welcome to join! Thursday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m.
Spring Book Sale. The Hotchkiss Library Friends annual book sale happens during the sheep dog trials. Offering great prices on a wide variety of materials. All proceeds go to the Hotchkiss Library. Friday, May 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tech Help. Librarians will be available to help you with questions and problems about computers or mobile devices. Tuesday-Thursday by appointment, 399-7781.
Storytimes. Baby, tot and preschooler storytimes are Tuesdays starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact library at 399-7881 for details.
Exploratory Art Class. Local art teacher Natalie Haines will provide a guided art activity for children age 3-5 and their parent or guardian. Bring your own snack and clothes to paint in. Every Friday from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. through May 18.
Tech Café. Tech assistance for all ages and skill levels. Every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.
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