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.
Save and Print Photos from Your Phone. Learn how to save and print photos from your phone in this easy-to-follow class. Friday, Dec. 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Friends Program and Meeting. Join the Friends of the Cedaredge Library for their monthly program and meeting. Thursday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m.
December Maker Space. This month we will be making a snowman head that you can hang from your tree. Give away as a gift or keep for your own tree! All month long during library hours.
December - January
StoryWalk®. "Cleo's Christmas Party," written and illustrated by Cedaredge High School's gifted and talented students Jessica Craig, Grace Hatheway, Hannah Hatheway, Holly Jenkins, and Nevaeh Martinez, will be on display on the Surface Creek Trail during the months of December and January.
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.
Mrs. Claus at the Library. Come to Crawford Library for a kids play day and storytime with Mrs. Claus! Thursday, Nov. 30, at 3:30 p.m.
Alpine Village. Jan's locally famous Alpine Village will be on display at Crawford Library during the month of December.
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.
Holiday Movie Series. Enjoy a holiday movie and an after school snack. Thursday, Nov. 30, at 4 p.m.
Portable Planetarium Astronomy Programs. Canyon Country Discovery Center is bringing a portable digital planetarium to Delta Library! The shows will include Journey to the Center of the Milky Way, Sunstruck, Space Shapes, and Back to the Moon. The Canyon Country Discovery Center (CCDC) is a private nonprofit organization in Monticello, Utah, that serves communities on the Colorado Plateau. This program is made possible via a grant from the Union Pacific Railroad, which allows CCDC to bring its portable digital planetarium to communities on the Colorado Plateau near the Union Pacific rail lines. Monday, Dec. 4, from 3 to 6 p.m. Call 874-9630 for more information.
Alcohol Inks Class. Come learn how to paint with alcohol inks. Make a homemade gift for a loved one. Monday, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m.
Friends Meeting. Friends of the Delta Library invite the public to attend their next monthly meeting. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m.
Holiday Maker Space. Make a holiday coding ornament. All month long in December during library hours.
Holiday Scavenger Hunt. Fill in the blanks and finish the holiday poem! All month in the children's area.
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.
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.
Hotchkiss Library Friends are accepting gently used books, recent magazines, and DVDs for their bookstore. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the bookstore and semi-annual book sales go directly to Hotchkiss Library. Donations can be dropped off at Hotchkiss Library during open hours, Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Third Annual Gingerbread Festival. Dash to the Hotchkiss Library for an afternoon of gingerbread festivities. Enjoy gingerbread stories, crafts, and decorate your own gingerbread cookie to take home! All ages are welcome. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m.
Knitting Group. Do you knit or crochet? Join us for ideas, help, and good company the second Thursday of every month October through April at 10:30 a.m. Anyone is welcome to join.
Master Builder Club. Explore your creativity as a master builder with LEGO and other materials! Join us for monthly design themes and free building time. All ages welcome; children under 7 should bring an adult. Meets the first Tuesday of every month through April at 4 p.m.
Hotchkiss Book Club. The Hotchkiss Book Club meets the third Thursday of every month at 3 p.m. October through June. December's book discussion is "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Bachman. Call 399-7781 for details.
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.
Book Sale. Friends of Paonia Library are hosting their annual holiday book sale on Friday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Puppet Show. Come to Paonia Library for a holiday puppet show on Saturday, Dec. 9. Two showings at 11 and 11:45 a.m.
Origami Workshop: Bring Back the Light. Learn to make origami boxes for a strand of lights! Limit 12 participants age 10 and up. Taught by Lynn Mattingly. $18 materials fee required by Dec. 9. Stop by the library or call 399-7881 to sign up in advance. Monday, Dec. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Knit Crochet Day. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow knitters and crocheters; share projects and browse our library of craft books for use or purchase. Always tea and cookies too! The third Saturday of every month from noon to 1:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.