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Mark your calendar: April events at Grand County libraries

Learn Basic Knitting – Join Ruth Mitchell for an evening of basic knitting tips. Bring your needles and yarn, and learn how to knit a hat or scarf. Refreshments will be provided Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. in the Urban Community Meeting Room.Learn to make movies: Workshop II – Want to make movies and share your stories with the world? Or maybe you just got a digital video camera and want to shoot and edit like a pro? Bring your camera and join the Digital Storytelling workshop with Fraser-based videographer Charles Agar. This will be the second of a series of workshops at the Fraser Valley Library. To register or for more information, contact Charles Agar at charles_agar@yahoo.com. Thursday, April 9, at 6 p.m. in the Urban Community Room.Garden Layout – Join Morales Farms and the CSU Extension Office in an informative class. Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Urban Community Meeting Room.Childrens Guitar Lessons – Free lessons sponsored by The Grand County Blues Society. Please sign up at the Youth Services desk to reserve a spot. Thursday, March 16, at 4 p.m. in the Urban Community Meeting Room.Movie Night – Slumdog Millionaire (R) Set and filmed in India, Slumdog Millionaire tells the story of a young man from the slums of Mumbai who appears on the Indian version of Who wants to be a Millionaire? and exceeds peoples expectations. The film won eight Academy Awards in 2009, the most for any film of 2008. Refreshments will be provided. Thursday, April 16, at 6 p.m. in the Urban Community Meeting Room.Root Beer Float Party – We will be announcing the winners of the shoe box Book Float contest. Please have your float entered by Wednesday, April 15. The party will be Friday, April 17, at 2 p.m. in the Urban Community Meeting Room.Socrates Caf – Come and join this laid-back philosophical discussion group, which explores a different question every time. Facilitated by Jon Wulff, this meeting is free and open to the public. Thursday, April 23, at 6 p.m. in the Urban Community Meeting Room.Learn to make movies: Workshop III – Bring your camera and join the Digital Storytelling workshop with Fraser-based Videographer Charles Agar. This will be the third in a series of workshops at the Fraser Valley Library. To register or for more information, contact Charles Agar at charles_agar@yahoo.com. Thursday, April 30, at 6 p.m. in the Urban Community Meeting Room.Story Hour – All children, 5 or younger, are welcome to attend. Mondays and Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Urban Community Meeting Room.

Transplanting and Companion Gardening – Join Morales Farms and the CSU Extension Office in an informative class. Saturday, April 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room. Movie Night – Twilight (PG-13) The big-screen adaptation of Twilight, Stephenie Meyers bestselling vampire romance. Monday, April 6, at 6 p.m. in the Community Room. Root Beer Float Party – We will be announcing the winners of the shoe box Book Float contest. Please have your float entered by Wednesday, April 15. The party will be Friday, April 17, at 2 p.m. in the Community Room.Garden Layout – Join Morals Farms and the CSU Extension Office in an informative class. Saturday, April 18, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room.Rough Writers – Offering friendly, constructive fellowship for writers. Monday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m.Childrens Guitar Lessons – Free lessons sponsored by The Grand County Blues Society. Please sign up at the Youth Services desk to reserve a spot. Thursday, April 23, at 4:30 p.m. in the Community Room.Book Group – Join us as we gather around the fireplace and discuss this months selection: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett. In an unnamed South American country, a world-renowned soprano sings at a birthday party in honor of a visiting Japanese industrial titan. Alas, a ragtag band of 18 terrorists enters the vice-presidential mansion through the air conditioning ducts. Their quarry is the president, who has unfortunately stayed home, but that doesnt stop them from holding the party goers hostage. Monday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. by the fireplace.Thursday Computer Class – Learn the basics of the Internet, Word, and e-mail in this informal small-group session. Class size is limited. Please call 887-2149 for reservations. Thursday, April 30, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Teen Section of the Granby Library.GED Class is a free GED class with a tutor to help you prepare for the Math, Social Studies, Science, and Language Arts test. Dont settle for less. Mondays at 4:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Gina at (970) 531-1078. Preschool Story Hour combines the reading of storybooks, songs, and crafts to engage your child and introduce them to the world of reading and libraries. Please join us for themed story hours while enjoying the tasty snack provided. Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the Community Room.ESL Class is an opportunity for people of all ages to improve their spoken English. Wednesdays at 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room. For more information, call Gina at (970) 531-1078.Infant/Toddler Story Time – With fun songs, finger-plays, and short stories we will encourage and continue early literacy development with your young child. Please join us for this wonderful introduction to reading and the libraries. Thursdays at 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room.

Childrens Guitar Lessons – Free lessons sponsored by The Grand County Blues Society. Please sign up at the Youth Services desk to reserve a spot. Thursday, April 2, at 5 p.m.Colorado Workforce – Colorado Workforce Employment Specialists Cindy Hoover and Lisa Pederson will discuss and give assistance on creating a professional-looking resume to help you land that new job. Monday, April 6, at 4 p.m.Brown Bag Book Group – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer. Bring your lunch and join us for a lively discussion. Friday, April 9, 12:30 p.m.Colorado Workforce – Colorado Workforce Employment Specialists Cindy Hoover and Lisa Pederson will return to give invaluable tips on career selection using LMI (Labor Market Information), Connecting Colorado, and job searching of all kinds. Monday, April 13, at 4 p.m.Root Beer Float Party – We will be announcing the winners of the shoe box Book Float contest. Please have your float entered by Friday, April 10. The party takes place Friday, April 17, at 2 p.m.Movie Night – Stephenie Meyers Twilight (PG-13), starring Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson. Popcorn will be served. Join us for an evening with the stars! Wednesday, April 22, at 6 p.m.Introduction to Acupuncture- Dr. Susan Ha of the Arapaho Chiropractic Center in Fraser will describe the ins and outs of this ancient procedure, including what it is, its history, and different techniques that are used. Dr. Ha will also explain how she uses acupuncture and chiropractic together. Refreshments will be served. Wednesday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m.Preschool Story Hour – Join us for stories, finger-plays, and songs. This program is a great way to introduce young children to the world of reading and libraries. Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. at the Mountain Family Center.After School Club – For a fun-filled afternoon, join us! Well craft, play games, and eat a delicious snack. Thursdays at 3:45 to 5 p.m. in the Juniper Library.Toddler/Preschool Story Hour – Join us for stories, finger-plays, and songs. Fridays at 11 a.m. in the Juniper Library.

National Library Week Contests – Book Float, Count the Candy in the Jar, and a Drawing for My favorite book and why its my favorite. Prizes will be awarded.Gardening and Transplanting – Join Morales Farms and the CSU Extension Office in an informative class. Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m.Open House – Check out your local library and enjoy cookies and coffee. Wednesday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Root Beer Float Party – We will be announcing the winners of the shoe box Book Float contest. Please have your float entered by Monday, April 13. The party takes place Saturday, April 18, from 2 to 3 p.m.Garden Layout – Join Morales Farms and the CSU Extension Office in an informative class. Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m.After School Program – Join us for a fun filled afternoon of crafting and games. Wednesdays 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.Childrens Story Hour – Please join us for a scavenger hunt, finger-plays, crafts, and songs. Introduce your child to reading and the libraries. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Picturing America – For the month of April, the Kremmling Library will display masterpieces of American art. These works are high-quality reproductions of notable American art, giving our patrons the opportunity to learn about our nations history and culture. For more information, visit http://picturingamerica.neh.gov.Transplanting and Companion Gardening – Join Morales Farms and the CSU Extension Office in an informative class. Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to noon.Childrens Guitar Lessons – Free lessons sponsored by The Grand County Blues Society. Please sign up at the Youth Services desk to reserve a spot. Friday, April 10, at 2 p.m.Brown Bag Book Brunch – will be facilitated by Sherry Brence. We would love to see new faces as well as returning members. Please call (970) 724-9228 for further information. Wednesday, April 15, at 11:30 a.m.Root Beer Float Party – We will be announcing the winners of the shoe box Book Float contest. Please have your float entered by Friday, April 10. The party takes place Friday, April 17, at 2 p.m.Garden Layout – Join Morales Farms and the CSU Extension Office in an informative class. Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to noon.Movie Night – Marley and Me (PG) When a dog wriggles his adorable rear end into a humans life, the human will never be the same. Popcorn is provided, so bring a beverage and a friend. Tuesday, April 28, at 6 p.m.After School Club geared for fourth, fifth and sixth graders. We will play games, do arts and crafts, watch movies, do science projects, read stories, have show-and-tells, check out books, and have lots of fun. Its a great opportunity for kids to socialize with each other. Please contact Lauren at (970) 724-9228 for further information. Mondays at 4 p.m.Moms and Tots (ages 2 and under) – This program is geared toward those parents wanting to teach their baby to communicate early through Baby Sign Language. There is always a story and fun games. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time – This program is for children ages 2 1/2 to 5. Come join in on the fun as we read stories, sing, dance, and do crafts. Parents join in on the fun. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.Knitting – For elementary school ages and up. Join us as we listen to books and knit with needles, knit with knifty knitters, or finger knit. Fridays at 4 p.m.

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