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Calendar of Events

Social Work Resource Hours
Sunday, February 26, 2017
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library,

Come meet with a social worker, available for patrons desiring assistance in connecting to community resources for mental health care, substance abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, and other life situations.

Minecraft Mania for Teens: Explore, Create, Build
Sunday, February 26, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Spend time with other teens in a Minecraft world designed just for you and enjoy light snacks and make a craft. Laptops are provided. Please arrive on time or cancel your reservation through the Answer Center at 221-6740 since there are waitlist teens and “drop in” teens waiting who will be let in. This free event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Registration required. Any questions, please email Amy at aholzworth@poudrelibraries.org. Register Online

Animal Afternoon
Sunday, February 26, 2017
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.

Social Work Resource Hours
Monday, February 27, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Old Town Library,

Come meet with a social worker, available for patrons desiring assistance in connecting to community resources for mental health care, substance abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, and other life situations.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Monday, February 27, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:20 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, February 27, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Council Tree Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and over). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Monday, February 27, 2017
10:05 AM - 10:25 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 (ages 2-3 years) and their caregivers.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers
Monday, February 27, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:20 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.

Preschool Storytime
Monday, February 27, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Council Tree Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and over). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Monday, February 27, 2017
11:05 AM - 11:25 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.

VITA Tax Preparation Assistance
Monday, February 27, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Tax preparation assistance.

Rincón de Cuentos
Monday, February 27, 2017
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Harmony Mobile Homes

Rincón de Cuentos 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 de 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.

SummitStone Health Resource Hours
Monday, February 27, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

SummitStone/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; SummitStone/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.

Old Town Library Book Club
Monday, February 27, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room 1

All are welcome to join us for a discussion of Losing Julia by Jonathan Hull.

Social Work Resource Hours
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Old Town Library,

Come meet with a social worker, available for patrons desiring assistance in connecting to community resources for mental health care, substance abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, and other life situations.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Old Town 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
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Council Tree Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and over). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
10:05 AM - 10:25 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.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Old Town 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.

Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Council Tree Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and over). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
11:05 AM - 11:25 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.

Anime Club
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Teens gather together after school to watch anime favorites, chat about manga, and munch on yummy snacks! Join us for a screening of "Terror in Resonance".Grades 6-12.

Excel Beyond Basics
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Excel is a spreadsheet program used for automating calculations, creating charts, forms, and more. Go beyond the basics in this 2-hour class. Computer Comfort and the Excel Basics class is strongly recommended before taking this class. No registration required. Questions? Please call the Answer Center at 970-221-6740.

Tales from Africa and Across Our Lands
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Oral storytelling has a way of bringing people, places and events to life through images. Northern Colorado Storytellers Kathy Santopietro Weddel and Wynn Montgomery will surface images that help listeners observe Black History Month with engaging tales about peoples of African ancestry. We’ll venture from Kenya to Virginia to America’s “Wild West” and to the Deep South with the help of amazing characters who entertain us as well as challenge our perceptions of diversity. The stories are appropriate for listeners from 12 years to 112 years old.

iPad 101: The Basics for iPad Users
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Congratulations on your new iPad! Now let’s have fun learning the basics. In this class, you will learn how to change your settings, use Safari, and more! You will need your Apple ID for this class. No registration required. Questions? Please call 221-6740.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:20 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, March 01, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and above). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
10:05 AM - 10:25 AM
Old Town 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) and their caregivers.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:20 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.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and over). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
Old Town 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) and their caregivers.

Brown Bag Book Club
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

All are welcome to join us for a discussion of Losing Julia by Jonathan Hull.

Composer Talk - Masterworks 4: Masters of Our Universe
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Mozart, Stravinsky, Beethoven. CSU professor, Dr. Dawn Grapes PhD, hosts these 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.

Harmony Book Group
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Harmony Library, Northwest Group study room

Join Blair Oliver of the FRCC English faculty the first Wednesday of each month (except December) to discuss great books. For current book list, see http://www.harmonybookgroup.org.

Food Prep Ideas!
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

2017 is here, why not make this year a start of a HEALTHY U. Join Sapna Von Reich as she shares some tips and tricks on how to plan and prep ahead for the week so that you can have more homemade meals this year. Now that’s a new year’s resolution to talk about! Class will include a cooking demonstration and tasting! Registration Required. Please note that a waiver/consent form is required for your Teen. This form will be available at the time of the event. Register Online

An Accidental Tourist: How One Antarctic Adventure Turned into Thirteen
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room 1

Many people dream of travelling to Antarctica, but few can actually do it. Excited for the "trip of a lifetime," entrepreneur Richelle Burns was beyond shocked when she was hired on the spot to join an Antarctic expedition staff, and ended up spending two seasons on Russian ships. Come learn about her experiences in the Southern-Ocean--swimming with killer whales, dancing to ABBA, and the new millennium New Year's Eve hunkered down with global CEOs.

VITA Tax preparation assistance
Thursday, March 02, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Tax preparation assistance Open to the public.

Preschool Storytime
Thursday, March 02, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Harmony Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and over). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Thursday, March 02, 2017
10:05 AM - 10:25 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) and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime
Thursday, March 02, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Harmony Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and over). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Thursday, March 02, 2017
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

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

VITA Tax Preparation Assistance
Thursday, March 02, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Tax preparation assistance.

Larimer County Genealogical Society 1 on 1 Assistance
Thursday, March 02, 2017
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

One-on-one family history research assistance provided by Larimer County Genealogical Society volunteers. No sign-up required!

Word Beyond Basics
Thursday, March 02, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Learn how to use Microsoft Word to write letters, papers, resumes, and much more and go beyond the basics of word processing! Computer Comfort and the Word Basics class is strongly recommended before taking this class. No registration required. Questions? Please call the Answer Center at 221-6740.

Career Exploration
Friday, March 03, 2017
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Looking for a new career? During this interactive job and career class, you will take a matchmaker and skills test through the Career Cruising database and will explore other career resources. At the end of this class, you will have a list of possible careers geared towards your interests as well as salary and job outlook information.

Preschool Storytime
Friday, March 03, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and over). Caregivers are welcome.

Scrabble @ Your Library
Friday, March 03, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Players of all abilities and experience levels are welcome. Scrabble boards will be provided or you can bring your own.

Toddler Storytime
Friday, March 03, 2017
10:05 AM - 10:25 AM
Old Town Library, Community Room

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

Preschool Storytime
Friday, March 03, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (age 4 years and over). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Friday, March 03, 2017
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
Old Town 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) and their caregivers.

Free, Virtual Legal Clinic
Friday, March 03, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

A FREE legal clinic, via computer link, for people without an attorney. Volunteer attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure for the legal issues in the areas of family law, civil litigation, property law, probate law, collections, appeals, landlord-tenant law, veteran’s benefits, and civil protection orders. Registration is required. Register Online

Noches en Familia
Friday, March 03, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Noches en Familia (Family Nights) 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 afternoon in community and family. This event is free, for all ages, and in Spanish. Noches en Familia 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 tarde en comunidad y familia. Este evento en español es gratuito y para público de todas las edades.

Craigslist
Saturday, March 04, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Looking for a job, an apartment, or someone to buy your old couch? Craigslist can be one-stop shopping for all of those activities. Learn how to use this free online classified ads website to safely and strategically buy & sell goods, apply for jobs, and much more. No registration is required. Questions? Please call the Answer Center at 970-221-6740.

Saturday Storytime
Saturday, March 04, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:30 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.

Seed Swap & Giveaway
Saturday, March 04, 2017
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

This is a FREE event! Join us for our 10th annual seed exchange and seed-starting event. • 11AM-1PM limited free seed and seed-starting soil for all attendees. Please bring a bag for soil! • Master Gardeners on hand for Q & A 11AM-1PM • 12:30-2:30 PM Free gardening classes (See www.thegrowingproject.org for full schedule) • Come share your seeds and knowledge • Don't have seeds to trade? Just bring your desire to start a garden, we have plenty to share! This is a family-friendly event with a kids craft table!

Minecraft for Kids (1st and 2nd)
Saturday, March 04, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

1st and 2nd graders. Parents welcome! Spend time with other kids playing Minecraft on the Poudre River Public Library District’s server and enjoy light snacks and make a craft. Laptops are provided and the event is free and open to kids in grades 1st and 2nd. Please arrive on time or cancel your reservation through the Answer Center at 221-6740 since there are waitlist kids and “drop in” kids waiting and who will be let in. Registration required. Any questions, please email Amy at aholzworth@poudrelibraries.org. Register Online

Seed Swap: Transforming Lawn into Garden
Saturday, March 04, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Learn the various ways to convert your lawn into a productive garden and the pros and cons of each. Explore sod removal, tilling, sheet mulching, raised beds, chicken tractors, perennial guilds, and passive irrigation strategies using rainwater and greywater. ​ Classes have LIMITED SEATING, first come first served.

Seed Swap: Caring for Your Soil
Saturday, March 04, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Learn some ecological ways to improve the biodiversity, tilth, absorbency, mineral richness, and carbon holding capacity of your garden soil. Classes have LIMITED SEATING, first come first served.

Seed Swap: Jumpstart your Garden by Starting Seeds Indoors
Saturday, March 04, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Have a lot of fun (and save a lot of money) nurturing healthy starts of your veggies and herbs from the seeds you get at the Seed Swap! Learn about which seeds to start when and how to: choose containers, select or make your own potting mix, plant the seeds, avoid common problems like leggy plants and stem wilt (“damping off”), and prepare your vigorous young plants for transplanting into their garden home. Classes have LIMITED SEATING, first come first served.

Seed Swap: Diagnosing Garden Pests, Diseases, and Weeds
Saturday, March 04, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

​Learn the common pests in the Fort Collins area, how to ID them and what to do when you just can't figure it out. Classes have LIMITED SEATING, first come first served.

Minecraft Mania for Kids (3rd-5th)
Saturday, March 04, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

3rd - 5th grade. Spend time with other kids playing Minecraft on the Poudre River Public Library District’s server and enjoy light snacks and make a craft. Laptops are provided and the event is free and open to kids in grades 3rd through 5th. Please arrive on time or cancel your reservation through the Answer Center at 221-6740 since there are waitlist kids and “drop in” kids waiting and who will be let in. Registration required. Any questions, please email Amy at aholzworth@poudrelibraries.org. Register Online

Tablets and Smartphones: Library eBooks, audiobooks, movies and more!
Saturday, March 04, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

In this class we will go over the basics of downloading free apps from Overdrive, hoopla, Freading, Zinio and OneClick Digital so you can read, listen to and watch library materials anytime, anywhere. You need to have a smartphone or tablet such as an iPhone/iPad, Android tablet/phone, Samsung Nook or Kindle Fire and your library card number. iPhone and iPad users will need to know their Apple ID to download the apps. If you have a Kindle Voyage or similar, or a Nook Simple Touch or similar, please plan to attend the BYOD Series: Smartphones, tablets and library downloadables Q&A session to learn how to transfer library eBooks to the eReaders.





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