Arts and Crafts
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 1-5. This bilingual storytime is held at the Carbondale Branch Library on Tuesdays at 10:30 am, and led by Alejandra Rico, Assistant Youth Services Librarian.
Cuentos, canciones y juegos con los dedos. Para niños de uno a cinco años. Alejandra Rico contará los cuentos y guiará las actividades manuales.
Come celebrate summer and the Fourth of July with ice cream sundaes, sidewalk chalk, and outdoor games! This event will be located on the lawn of the closed Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Tuesday, July 2 at 10:30 am. Kids, teens, and adults participating in our Summer Reading Program will also have a chance to turn in their bookmarks and pick up their prizes.
Join us on Saturday, June 8, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon for the first annual How to Festival! It's the perfect opportunity for our community to come together, learn, and have a great time - all for free! We'll showcase hobbyists, business leaders, and entrepreneurs who want to share their talents and knowledge. Come learn something new!
Enjoy books, songs and more at this weekly storytime for children age 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Preschool Storytime takes place at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Tuesday, June 4, at 10:30 am.
Come to the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, June 11 at 1:00 pm for Human Board Game!
Part 1: Design your Board Game Square. Using various crafting supplies, inject your creative flair to build your game square in any fashion you choose. Each participant that designs a square is eligible to win a prize in various design categories (for example: most unique game square).
Part 2: The Board Game Squares are created, now let's PLAY! In teams, you will compete AS the game pieces. Prizes awarded during game play in various categories.
Storytime will be held off-site while the library is closed in preparation for moving to the new building. But, not to fear, children and parents/caregivers can still enjoy fun books, songs, and arts and crafts with Jeanine. The only difference will be the location!
This storytime will take place at the Carbondale Town Hall on corner of Colorado and 4th at 10:30 am on Thursday, June 27 at 10:30 am.
Children will also be able to turn in Summer Reading Program bookmarks and pick up prizes from 10:00-10:30 am and 11:30am-noon.
Storytime will be held off site while the library is closed in preparation for our move to our new building. But, not to fear, children and parents/caregivers can still enjoy fun books, songs, and arts and crafts with Jeannine. The only difference will be the location! This special firefighter-themed storytime will be held at the Carbondale Fire House's meeting room at 301 Meadowood Drive on Thursday, July 11 at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will be able to tour the fire station, time permitting.
Storytime will be held off site while the library is closed in preparation for our move to our new building. But, not to fear, children and parents/caregivers can still enjoy fun books, songs, and arts and crafts with Jeannine. The only difference will be the location! This special nature-themed storytime will include guest performances by forest rangers and a chance to explore natural objects and will be held at the Forest Service office in Carbondale at 620 Main Street.
Join teens at the Glenwood Spring Branch Library to make your own duct tape creations including wallets, coin purses, neck ties, hair bows, and more!
This free program is for teens ages 13-18 and will be held on June 12 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. A variety of Duct Tape colors and patterns will be provided. Light snacks will be served. For more information call 945-5958 or visit the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at 413 9th Street.
Teens! Take paper folding to the next level and learn how to make 3D Origami at the Parachute Branch Library on Tuesday, June 11, at 2:00 pm.