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Calendar of Events

Preschool Storytime
Friday, March 24, 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.

Cover Letters
Friday, March 24, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Do you need to submit a cover letter for a position, but aren’t sure where to begin? This job and career class will teach you what to include in a cover letter, what an employer is looking for in a letter, how to structure it, and how to present yourself effectively in writing.

Toddler Storytime
Friday, March 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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.

Capital Campaigns and Cultivating Major Donors
Friday, March 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Annette Geiselman, Development Manager for PVH and MCR Foundation, will share her expertise in creating capital campaigns, and will discuss her best practices for cultivating major donors.

It's a Girl Thing: Mom-daughter book discussion
Friday, March 24, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

To celebrate Women's History Month, girls in 4th, 5th and 6th grades along with their mother or woman companion are invited to read and discuss Nory Ryan's Song by Patricia Reilly Giff. Registration is required and limited to 10 pairs. Once registered, each girl/woman pair may pick up a complimentary paperback copy of the book at Council Tree Library. A pizza dinner will be provided. Please call the Answer Center at 221-6740 or click on the event name on the online calendar to register. Register Online

Kids Explore Art
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Kids in grades K-5 explore and create their own unique works of art using various art tools and techniques. 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. Spring class dates: March 25, April 1, April 8, April 15 Register Online

Coding for Kids!
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Learn to create stories, games, and animations with easy to learn drag and drop computer programming. For kids and teens ages 8-16. No prior programming experience is needed! Registration required. Registration opens 30 days prior to class date. Questions? Please call the Answer Center at 970-221-6740. Register Online

Saturday Storytime
Saturday, March 25, 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.

LCGS Program: Beginning Genetic Genealogy
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Glenn York, a member of the Larimer County Genealogy Society, with help us understand the DNA that our ancestors passed down to us. He will discuss DNA testing, how to analyze DNA tests and how it can be used for genealogy.

Interesting Reader Society (Teen IRS)
Saturday, March 25, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Poudre River Public Library District is looking for teens to join the IRS! No, it doesn't mean working with taxes, it means working with books, and lots more. The Interesting Reader Society is a special group of young adults in grades 6-12 who meet monthly to talk mainly about books and also about movies, music, and other topics of interest to teens. They plan and participate in exciting teen library programs and volunteer activities, serve as members of a decision-making team, promote the library, books, and reading at school and to the rest of the community, and provide teen feedback for the library staff. Teens interested in becoming members of the IRS will find an application form at: https://read.poudrelibraries.org/contact/irs/. Information about dates, times, and locations of meetings can be found on the Teens web page (http://read.poudrelibraries.org/teen/irs.cfm) or in one of the Teen areas at Old Town Library, 201 Peterson Street; Harmony Library, 4616 South Shields; or Council Tree Library located at 2733 Council Tree Ave.

ImagineArt
Saturday, March 25, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Youth in grades 5-8 explore and create their own unique works of art using various art tools and techniques. 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. Spring class dates: March 25, April 1, April 8, April 15 Register Online

Colorado Women's Hall of Fame Presents: Extraordinary Women in Agriculture
Saturday, March 25, 2017
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

In honor of Women's History Month, join the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame for a presentation on women's achievements in agriculture. Co-chair Beth Barela will discuss the histories and contributions of Hall of Fame inductees who have made extraordinary strides in agricultural settings such as farming, ranching, and land and resource conservation.

Social Work Resource Hours
Sunday, March 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.

Prompts that Spark
Sunday, March 26, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

These six prompts will change the way you view yourself as a writer! Prompts are the secret weapon of writers everywhere, and this workshop walks writers through six that dig deep into their own inner workings. Connecting with our strengths and our blocks, playing with our voice and our intension, we’ll spark creativity via an open-minded approach to our own craft. A writer-driven workshop, we’ll work through these prompts in class and share our discoveries. Class size limited, sign up today! Call 221-6740 or register by going to the calendar at PoudreLibraries.org and clicking on the class title. Register Online

Animal Afternoon
Sunday, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 27, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Tax preparation assistance.

Rincón de Cuentos
Monday, March 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, March 27, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

SummitStone/PATH certified case workers provide free drop-in "resource hours" in Study Room F. These resource hours are not exclusive to homeless individuals; SummitStone/PATH staff will meet with anyone to provide appropriate referrals to other community agencies if they do not meet the PATH program criteria.

Social Work Resource Hours
Tuesday, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 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! Grades 6-12.

Citizenship Classes/ Clases de Ciudadanía
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
La Familia/El Nidito

Are you interested in US Citizenship Classes? The Poudre River Public Library District in partnership with The Family Center/La Familia invite you to participate in our US Citizenship classes that provide guidance and help with the naturalization process. During 5 weekly sessions you will learn about the general procedure for this application, obtain all necessary forms as well as a complete review of the test. We will have the presence of an immigration lawyer that can offer legal guidance. These classes are free, bilingual (English-Spanish) and open to the community. Childcare provided. Please call 970-221-1615 to confirm your attendance. ¿Está interesado en tomar clases de preparación para la ciudadanía? La Biblioteca Pública Poudre River en conjunto con The Family Center/La Familia lo invitan a participar en nuestras clases de Ciudadanía de EE.UU. que le servirán de guía y ayuda en el proceso de naturalización. Durante 5 sesiones semanales usted podrá obtener toda la información necesaria para la aplicación, las formas requeridas, y podrá practicar las preguntas para el examen de forma general. Contaremos con la presencia de una abogada de inmigración quien podrá guiarlo en el aspecto legal de la aplicación. Estas clases son gratuitas, bilingües (inglés-español) y abiertas para toda la comunidad. Contaremos con cuidado de niños. Favor de llamar al 970-221-1615 para confirmar su asistencia.

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

Go beyond the basics in Publisher to create, customize, and publish materials such as newsletters, brochures, flyers and catalogs. No registration required. Questions? Please call the Answer Center at 221-6740.

Antarctic Lecture:What’s with all these cracks? Tales from Antarctic ice shelves
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Ice shelves don’t typically make headlines in The New York Times, but in recent months, stories of a nascent Delaware sized iceberg and the evacuation of Halley Research Station due to rift growth have been prominent. Daniel McGrath will provide a synopsis of ice shelves, discussing their importance to the Antarctic Ice Sheet, along with details of these recent events. He’ll focus on Larsen C’s rift, and will discuss efforts to both observe and model the rift, with an eye towards the stability of Larsen C in the future.

Messy Hands Art for Preschoolers
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Preschoolers age 3 1/2 to 6 explore whimsical, original art forms and techniques including paint, collage, drawing and more. A new art adventure awaits each week. Caregivers participate with their children, and all class materials provided. Wear clothes that can get messy! Registration is required for each session by calling 221-6740 or by going to the online calendar at PoudreLibraries.org and clicking on the class title. Spring class dates: March 22, March 29, April 5, April 12 Register Online

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Wednesday, March 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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.

World Language Storytime in Japanese
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

World Language Storytime is a research based project of children's stories, crafts, puppets, and music presented by PRPLD staff, CSU students and community volunteers, that invites fluent speakers as well as those interested in a new language, to enjoy a time in community and family. This event is free and for all ages. Japanese プーダーリバー公立図書館 ワールドランゲージ ストーリータイム (WLS): 日本語 WLSは、プーダーリバー公立図書館員、CSUの学生、地域のボランティアによる、子供のためのお話や人形劇、音楽を紹介するプログラムです。外国語を話せる人、新しい外国語に興味がある人など、家族でも、だれでも楽しめます。 このイベントは、無料でだれでも参加できます。

BYOD Series: Smartphones, tablets and library downloadables Q&A session
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room 2

BYOD - Bring Your Own Device! Do you own a tablet, phone or eReader? Do you have more questions than answers regarding these devices? Bring them with you and we can help you here at the library. We will try to answer as many questions as we can regarding the devices themselves and how to stay connected with the library online and off!

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

Tax preparation assistance Open to the public.

Preschool Storytime
Thursday, March 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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!





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