National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a month to celebrate and pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.



Suggested Books

This special celebration runs September 15 - October 15 and we encourage you to read a book to celebrate!
Click here to choose something from our curated list.
Haga clic aquí para obtener nuevos libros y materiales en español.



You can also celebrate by participating in one of our free events: 

Mexican Folkloric Ballet
Saturday, October 2 • 6 pm • Glenwood Springs Branch Library (Outside)
Saturday, October 9 • 6 pm • Carbondale Branch Library (Outside)


Noche de Loteria (Loteria Night)
Thursday, October 7 • 5:30 pm • New Castle Branch Library
Wednesday, October 13 • 5:30 pm • Rifle Branch Library


The Distance Between Us: A Conversation with Author Reyna Grande
Tuesday, October 12 • 6 pm • Onlive via Zoom (link coming soon)


Club de Bolsitas Rojas
Todos los Viernes • 11 am • Rifle Branch Library
Todos los Viernes • 1:30 pm • New Castle Branch Library

Information on more events coming soon!


The Great Pumpkin Carve The Great Pumpkin Carve

Your Garfield County Libraries are hosting a pumpkin carving celebration during the month of October! Pumpkins, patterns, and tools will be provided. One pumpkin per group, but feel free to bring... READ MORE

Twin Towers September 11, 2001: The Day That...

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, your Garfield County Libraries are hosting a poster exhibition at multiple locations. Click on the image below to... READ MORE

Storytime is back! Storytime is Back!

Storytime is in-person once again!

Young children and their accompanying adults are invited to the library every week for stories, songs, and new friends. 



Libby: The one tap reading app from our library. Easier Online Access to Magazines

Borrowing digital materials from the libraries just got easier! What was once done through multiple apps can be done all in one place with the Libby App powered by OverDrive. Here... READ MORE