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Animal Afternoon
Sunday, July 05, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Join Larimer Animal People Partnership volunteers and their special story-loving critters. Enjoy good books and the opportunity to read to friendly animals. For children in grades K-5. 40-60 minutes.

Story Express at Canyon Ridge Baptist Church, Laporte
Monday, July 06, 2015
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Monday, July 06, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

A lively, interactive program full of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and fun for babies who are walking on their own and their caregivers.

Scarlet Sisters Super Power Hour
Monday, July 06, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Old Town Library, Library Park - South Lawn

Avenging Acrobats, High-wire Heroes, Stalwart Stilt Walkers, Mighty Muscle People... which inspires you? Discover Your Power with the Scarlet Sisters of the Salida Circus! All ages and groups of all sizes welcome. Check PoudreLibraries.org for weather-related updates.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers
Monday, July 06, 2015
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

A lively, interactive program full of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and fun for babies who are not yet walking on their own and their caregivers.

Touchstone Health Partners
Monday, July 06, 2015
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

Touchstone/PATH partnership will provide space in Old Town Library's Study Room F for their certified case workers to have "resource hours". These resource hours will not be exclusive to homeless individuals; Touchstone/PATH staff will meet with anyone attending the resource hours to provide appropriate referrals to other community agencies if they do not meet the PATH program criteria

Express Yourself! The Power of Public Speaking
Monday, July 06, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Have you been reluctant to speak at a wedding, retirement party or memorial service because of nerves? Has speech anxiety kept you from expressing your views on important matters in class or at community meetings? If so, this workshop is for you. Although some people seem to have a gift for public speaking, the truth is most of us can improve through practice. In this supportive workshop, we’ll explore simple techniques for gaining confidence and speaking coherently in public. Come with a specific challenge or just the desire for a new skill. FREE and open to all levels of speakers. Participants in this workshop will be able to... • Assess their current comfort level and skill set • Recognize the role of content and delivery in public speaking • Take an audience-centered approach to message development • Rehearse efficiently and locate additional resources Jesse Scinto Lecturer, MS Programs in Strategic Communications, Columbia University Jesse teaches graduate courses in public speaking and persuasion and provides presentation consulting services to leading organizations worldwide. He’s a consultant to the United Nations Foundation and an assistant division governor for Toastmasters, the international public speaking and leadership organization. Jesse’s writings appear in well-known business publications, including Fast Company, Forbes and LinkedIn Pulse. Diane Rubino Adjunct Professor, MS Program in Public Relations and Corporate Communications, New York University Diane teaches graduate communications and leadership at NYU and has more than 20 years of experience helping individuals develop audience-centered communications. She’s worked with community organizations, government officials, and major international NGOs such as the Population Council. Diane leads seminars on difficult conversations and giving voice to values, and she’s an area governor for Toastmasters. Register Online

Kindles @ Your Library
Monday, July 06, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Getting library eBooks onto your Kindle is easy! In this class we will show you how to download library eBooks to your Kindle anywhere, any time. Simply bring your Kindle, your enthusiasm, and your sense of humor to the library. We will go through the basics of checking out and downloading library eBooks to all types of Kindles for your reading enjoyment. You will need your Amazon.com username and password as well as your library card number for this class.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

A lively, interactive program full of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and fun for babies who are walking on their own and their caregivers.

Story Express at Grenada Heights
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome. Grenada Heights, Hanna Drive and Pomona Street

Summer Storytime: Animal Heroes
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is recommended for kids ages 2 and up.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

A lively, interactive program full of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and fun for babies who are not yet walking on their own and their caregivers.

Story Express at Hickory Apartments
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome. 400 Hickory Street

Story Express at Greenbriar
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
1:15 PM - 1:35 PM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome. 400 Butch Cassidy Drive

Teen Superheroes: Recycle and Re-create
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Sure, we're all superheroes but here's a chance to rip things apart and create something new and different. If you are a teen in grades 6-12 and you love comics and graphic novels, you'll want to be sure to drop (or fly!) into this program where we'll take old graphic novels and comic strips and make some imaginative new things like the comic cuff, comic magnets, and co(s)mic coasters. All of the supplies for the program are free but we'd like for you to sign up ahead of time so we have enough supplies for everybody. We take the first 40 teens who sign up by calling 221-6740. Register Online

Library Trust Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room 2

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Great Decisions - Syria's Refugee Crisis
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Join us for monthly discussions on crucial global issues. Anyone with an interest in expanding his/her knowledge of international relations and engaging in active discussion of crucial global issues is welcome to attend. There will be a short introduction film on each topic. A topic handbook provided by the Friends of the Library free of charge is available. Topic for July - Syria's Refugee Crisis

Story Express at Fairbrooke
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome. 1827 Summerville Drive

Story Express at Swallow
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome. 1303 West Swallow Road

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

A lively, interactive program full of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and fun for babies who are walking on their own and their caregivers.

Story Express at Windtrail
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome. 2120 Bridgefield Lane

Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

A lively, interactive program full of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and fun for babies who are not yet walking on their own and their caregivers.

Story Express at Genesis
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome.

Superhero Bling!
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Make some fun Mod-podge jewelry and other crafts straight from the pages of comic books. For kids ages 9-11. Registration required. Group registration is not available for this program. Register Online

Power of Art
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Use your artistic power and imagination to design a superhero. Craft a mask to hide your true identity, and become the superhuman, super-animal, or machine of your design. Draw a comic strip of your Superhero's adventure. Supplies are provided. For kids ages 5 (completed kindergarten) – 8. Registration required. Group registration is not available for this program. Register Online

Are You Ready to Be a Little Hero?
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Join us for fun hero games and activities for ages 3-5.

Story Express at Eagle Tree
Thursday, July 09, 2015
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome. 6675 South Lemay

Story Express at Provincetowne
Thursday, July 09, 2015
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome. 626 Quaking Aspen Drive

Summer Storytime: Animal Heroes
Thursday, July 09, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is recommended for kids ages 2 and up.

Rincón de Cuentos
Thursday, July 09, 2015
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Harmony Mobile Homes

Rincón de Cuentos (Story Corner) is a time of children’s stories, crafts, puppets, and music in Spanish, that invites fluent speakers as well as those interested in the Spanish language, to enjoy an morning with family and friends. This event is free, for all ages, and in Spanish. Rincon con Cuentos es un espacio de historias para niños, manualidades, títeres y música en español que invita a los hispanohablantes, así como aquellos interesados en el idioma español, a pasar una manaña en familia y amigos. Este evento en español es gratuito y para público de todas las edades.

Larimer County Genealogy Society 1 on 1 Assistance
Thursday, July 09, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Larimer County Genealogy Society 1 on 1 Assistance

Community Conversation on Homelessness
Thursday, July 09, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room 1

Quarterly public meeting to update the community on anything relevant, provide a forum for ongoing education, and have a recurring opportunity to hear feedback and suggestions

Social Media and Information Access for Parents
Thursday, July 09, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

In this informational gathering,we will talk about what forms of social media kids are using today, how they can be good digital citizens and how they can access relevant information through the library website. Questions? Call the Answer Center at 970-221-6740.

Thyroid Health - The "Gas Pedal" for Your Metabolic Engine
Thursday, July 09, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room 2

Fatigue, poor sleep, and weight gain are three chronic issues that negatively influence your quality of life. The metabolic engine that fuels your energy is the butterfly shaped-organ called the thyroid gland. This presentation will explain how thyroid function can be compromised and provide helpful suggestions to optimize its function and put the “pedal to the metal” as you go through your day.

Search and Rescue Dogs - Family Program
Thursday, July 09, 2015
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Larimer County Search and Rescue will visit with us. We will be able to meet a search and rescue dog, learn how they are trained, save lives, and what makes them super-heroes.

Word Basics
Friday, July 10, 2015
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Old Town Library, Computer Lab

Learn how to use Microsoft Word to write letters, papers, resumes, and much more – all the basics of word processing! Computer Comfort class is strongly recommended before taking this class. Questions? Please call the Answer Center at 221-6740. THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD AT OLD TOWN LIBRARY. PLEASE WAIT BY THE FRONT DOOR AT 8:00am AND THE INSTRUCTOR WILL LET YOU IN.

Story Express at Timnath Presbyterian Church
Friday, July 10, 2015
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Timnath Presbyterian Church

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome.

Poudre River Friends of the Library Book Sale
Friday, July 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

book sale

Summer Storytime: Animal Heroes
Friday, July 10, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is recommended for kids ages 2 and up.

Story Express at Coachlight Apartments
Friday, July 10, 2015
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Storytellers travel throughout the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome. 1550 Blue Spruce Drive

Movie Night: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Friday, July 10, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Four adolescent turtles, transformed into ninjas through prolonged radiation exposure, decide to use their skills to fight crime in this live-action adventure based on the popular cartoon series. With the help of their ninja master, giant rat Splinter, they lead the battle to save the city from the evil Shredder. Run time 93 min. This film is rated PG, for more information go to imdb.com.

Poudre River Friends of the Library Book Sale
Saturday, July 11, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

book sale

Saturday Storytime: Animal Heroes
Saturday, July 11, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Council Tree Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for children of all ages and their families.

Discover Your Power in Art with Tangle Art
Saturday, July 11, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Come and learn TANGLE ART. One stroke at a time, tap into your inner creativity. Create beautiful works of art with simple repetitive strokes. This art form can also be a meditative relaxation. Register Online