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Timnath Story Express for 10/27 has been Cancelled.

Animal Afternoon
Sunday, October 26, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community 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.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Monday, October 27, 2014
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.

Preschool Storytime
Monday, October 27, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Council Tree Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (approximately ages 3 1/2 - 6 years). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Monday, October 27, 2014
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime
Monday, October 27, 2014
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Council Tree Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (approximately ages 3 1/2 - 6 years). Caregivers are welcome.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers
Monday, October 27, 2014
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.

Toddler Storytime
Monday, October 27, 2014
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

CANCELLED Story Express in the afternoon!
Monday, October 27, 2014
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Timnath Elementary School

An afternoon storytime where storytellers travel through the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and a craft! This program is held in the library at Timnath Elementary. This story time is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome.

Rincón de Cuentos
Monday, October 27, 2014
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Harmony Mobile Homes

¡Libros, títeres, canciones, cuentos infantiles, manualidades y mucho más! Este evento es en español y gratuito para todo el público. Books, puppets, songs, children's stories, crafts, and much more! This storytime is in Spanish and everyone is welcome. Harmony Mobile Homes Club House 2500 East Harmony Road

Ghost Hunters
Monday, October 27, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Join the team from Northern Colorado's, "The Other Side Investigations" as they show participants the inner workings of a real paranormal investigation. Learn how to operate state of the art paranormal investigative equipment and conduct EVP (electronic voice phenomenon) sessions. Learn of the "hot spots" of paranormal activity in Colorado and listen to the stories of real investigators about real ghost hunts. Age 13 and over please! Some of these stories are scary! Presenter: Terry Jester

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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.

Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Council Tree Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (approximately ages 3 1/2 - 6 years). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Council Tree Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (approximately ages 3 1/2 - 6 years). Caregivers are welcome.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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.

Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

Touchstone Health Partners
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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

Internet Searching
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Tired of wandering through thousands of sites every time you surf the Web? Let the pros teach you how to use subject directories and search engines to begin to search more easily and effectively. Computer Comfort class is strongly recommended before taking this class if you are new to computers. Registration REQUIRED. Call 221-6740, register online, or register in person at any library. Registration opens 30 days prior to class date. Register Online

Rincón de Cuentos
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Matthews House Community Life Center

¡Libros, títeres, canciones, cuentos infantiles, manualidades y mucho más! Este evento es en español y gratuito para todo el público. Books, puppets, songs, children's stories, crafts, and much more! This story time is in Spanish and everyone is welcome.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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 with preschoolers (approximately ages 3 1/2 - 6 years). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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.

Composer Talks
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

You are invited to a lecture series from 12:00 to 1:00pm on the Wednesdays before each Masterworks concert! There is no charge to attend and no reservation is required. Don't miss our entertaining and wonderfully informative talks about the composers featured in each concert. Light refreshments will be served and brown bag lunches are welcome. Attendees will also have a chance to win a drawing for Symphony concert tickets. Mark your calendars and plan to attend! You’ll be glad you did! Composer Talk - October 29, 2014 GENIUS INSPIRED - Masterworks 2 Mozart • Beethoven • Schumann

CANCELLED ImagineArt: Mixed Media Drawing
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Sign up for a free art class presented by the Art Education Department of Front Range Community College. Students in grades 6-12 will celebrate Fort Collins' 150th birthday by working with various art media while observing and interpreting the area landscape, environment, animals, and people. Wear clothes that can get messy! All class materials provided. Registration is required for each session by calling 221-6740 or register online by going to the calendar at PoudreLibraries.org and clicking on the class title. Oct. 15, Collage/Construction; Oct. 22, Printmaking; Oct. 29, Mixed Media Drawing; Nov. 5, Painting Register Online

Kindles @ Your Library
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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 to know your Amazon.com username and password as well as your library card number for this class. No registration required. Questions? Please call 221-6740.

Preschool Storytime
Thursday, October 30, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Harmony Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (approximately ages 3 1/2 - 6 years). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Thursday, October 30, 2014
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime
Thursday, October 30, 2014
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Harmony Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (approximately ages 3 1/2 - 6 years). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Thursday, October 30, 2014
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

Larimer County Genealogy Society 1 on 1 Assistance
Thursday, October 30, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Larimer County Genealogy Society 1 on 1 Assistance

Spooky Stories in Library Park
Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Library Park - West Lawn

Join us under the moon for a night filled with stories from near and far designed to give you chills. The program will be located in the haunted cabins on the Southwest corner of the park. Bring chairs and blankets to sit on and dress warmly. Feel free to come in costume! In the case of inclement weather the program will be moved inside Old Town Library. Designed for all ages 6 and older.

Fort Collins Reads Essay Contest Award Ceremony
Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Fort Collins Reads Essay Contest Award Ceremony

PowerPoint Basics
Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

PowerPoint is a program designed to create professional-looking presentations. PowerPoint handles text, outlines, drawings, graphics, and clip-art in the design of presentations and 'slide-shows'. Learn the basics on how to enliven your next presentation. Computer Comfort class is strongly recommended before taking this class. Registration required, please call the Answer Center at 221-6740 or click on the class name on the online calendar to register. Registration opens 30 days prior to class date. Register Online

Resumes and Job Searching
Friday, October 31, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

An instructor from the Larimer County Workforce Center will teach the fundamentals of creating a winning resume. In addition, explore the library resources that will aid in resume writing and job searching. Registration required. Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date. Register Online

Preschool Storytime
Friday, October 31, 2014
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 with preschoolers (approximately ages 3 1/2 - 6 years). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Friday, October 31, 2014
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

Toddler Storytime
Friday, October 31, 2014
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately ages 2-3 1/2 years) and their caregivers.

Digital Photo Editing with Picasa
Saturday, November 01, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Want to learn how to enhance, organize, and share your digital photos? Picasa is a free and user-friendly photo editing program. Registration required. In this course you will learn how to edit, crop and organize photos. Plus, you’ll learn how to share digital photos with family and friends via email and the Internet. Computer Comfort class is strongly recommended before taking this class. Registration required. Please call the Answer Center at 221-6740 or click on the class name on the online calendar to register. Registration opens 30 days prior to class date. Register Online

Saturday Storytime
Saturday, November 01, 2014
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.

Kids Explore Art: Mixed-Media Drawing
Saturday, November 01, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Sign up for a free art class presented by the Art Education Department of Front Range Community College. Kids in grades K-5 will celebrate Fort Collins' 150th birthday by working with various art media while observing and interpreting the area landscape, environment, animals, and people. Wear clothes that can get messy! All class materials provided. Registration is required for each session by calling 221-6740 or register online by going to the calendar at PoudreLibraries.org and clicking on the class title. Oct. 18, Collage/Construction; Oct. 25, Printmaking; Nov. 1, Mixed-Media Drawing; Nov. 8, Painting Register Online

Storytime
Saturday, November 01, 2014
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Global Village Museum

Join the Outreach staff on the first Saturday of each month for an engaging storytime full of stories, fingerplays, songs, puppets, and more. This story time is recommended for families with children ages 2 through 6, but all ages are welcome. Following the storytime we will do a fun craft for you to take home. Monthly storytime theme will correspond with the museum's current exhibit. Visit the museum website for more details: http://globalvillagemuseum.org/.

Native American Music and Dance
Saturday, November 01, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Old Town Library, Library Park - Stage

Join us for this exciting presentation of traditional music and dance by the Iron family, a family dance troupe featuring three generations of dancers representing the Pawnee, Crow, Navajo, Oglala, Southern Cheyenne, Kiowa, Meskwaki, and Plains Cree (from Canada) tribes. The origin of the dance is explained with a story, as well as the significance of the drum, and the responsibilities that singers and dancers have in maintaining the traditions. This lively program is sponsored by the Poudre River Friends of the Library, and is free and open to the public. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be moved inside.