Calendar of Events

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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.

NaNoWriMo Launch Party
Sunday, November 02, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Join us for the National Novel Writing Month Launch Party. We will help with online sign-ups and hand out survival kits (limited supplies). While here you can introduce yourself to other local writers. Jumpstart your novel and get ahead of your word count while enjoying coffee and other drinks provided by Everyday Joe's Coffee House.

Animal Afternoon
Sunday, November 02, 2014
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.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Monday, November 03, 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, November 03, 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, November 03, 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, November 03, 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, November 03, 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, November 03, 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.

Rincón de Cuentos
Monday, November 03, 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

Lauren Kate: a visit with the author
Monday, November 03, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Lauren Kate is the internationally number one bestselling author of Teardrop, The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove, and the Fallen novels: Fallen, Torment, Passion, Fallen in Love, and Rapture. Her work has been translated into over thirty languages. Lauren will visit the Old Town Library to talk about her books and autograph them. She lives in Los Angeles.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Tuesday, November 04, 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, November 04, 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, November 04, 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, November 04, 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, November 04, 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, November 04, 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.

Poudre River Library Trust Meeting
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room 2

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Touchstone Health Partners
Tuesday, November 04, 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

Answer Cache: Databases for All
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Magazine articles at your fingertips! And more—much more, available through library licensed databases easily searchable with just a library card. Looking for a topic? Quickly retrieve articles about it from journals, newspapers, and reference books right online. This class will introduce you to the world of "Databases," to enable you to expertly find information on topics from Art to Car repair to Novels to Zoology. 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, November 05, 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, November 05, 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, November 05, 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, November 05, 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, November 05, 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, November 05, 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.

Social Media For Business: Connect with your customers and create a community
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room 1

Social Media is not just a passing fad. It is the new way for your business to reach out and get to know your customers, find your target markets, promote your products and services, and create an online community. Social Media is fun, interactive, and vital to a modern business’ success in the digital age. Register Online

CANCELLED ImagineArt: Painting
Wednesday, November 05, 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

Harmony Book Group
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
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.

Preschool Storytime
Thursday, November 06, 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, November 06, 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, November 06, 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, November 06, 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, November 06, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Larimer County Genealogy Society 1 on 1 Assistance

PowerPoint Beyond Basics
Thursday, November 06, 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'. Go beyond the basics to enliven your next presentation in this class. Computer Comfort and the PowerPoint Basics 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

Pete Seeger Concert
Thursday, November 06, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Until his death this year at age 94, Pete Seeger sang for justice and freedom. With traditional folk songs and his own compositions, he united and empowered listeners across the U.S. and around the globe. In the 1930s and ‘40s he sang to support the right of working men to earn a living wage. By the ‘60s he was singing in support of civil rights and against the war in Vietnam. In his later years he turned his artistry to preserving our natural world. Daniel Blegen presents Seeger’s life and music in a unique one-hour concert/lecture, Pete Seeger and the Hammer of Justice. Included are Seeger standards like “Turn, Turn, Turn,” “If I Had a Hammer,” “We Shall Overcome,” and many more.

Scrabble
Friday, November 07, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

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

El día de los Muertos at Preschool Storytime
Friday, November 07, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Celebrate el día de los muertos with the Outreach staff through their love of books, stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (approximately ages 3 1/2 - 6 years). Caregivers are welcome.

Toddler Storytime
Friday, November 07, 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, November 07, 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.

Noches en Familia - Family Nights
Friday, November 07, 2014
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.

Harmony in the Round - Amelie Trio
Friday, November 07, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Harmony Library, Round

Enjoy an evening of Parisian Café Music, Gypsy Swing, New Tango, Gypsy Nuevo, and Edith Piaf Ballads. Performers: Dave Willey (accordion), Maggie Sallee (violin), Kevin Garry (guitar) and Guest Artist Mike Fitzmaurice on bass and Special Guest Artist Britta Laree, chanteuse supreme. Sponsored by Front Range Community College, Poudre River Friends of the Library, and Poudre River Public Library District, this free program is open to all ages.