Calendar of Events

Messy Hands Art for Preschoolers: People and Their Stories
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Sign up your preschooler for a free art class presented by the Art Education Department of Front Range Community College. Preschoolers will celebrate Fort Collins' 150th birthday by playing 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. Caregivers participate with their children. 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. Sept. 10, Celebrate Land; Sept. 17, Celebrate Animals; Sept. 24, Celebrate Buildings; Oct. 1, Celebrate People and Their Stories Register Online

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Wednesday, October 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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.

Rincón de Cuentos
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
11:00 AM - 11:45 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.

Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, October 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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 1, 2014 NATURE'S WONDER - Masterworks One Dvorak • Swindler • Hovhaness • Debussy

Harmony Book Group
Wednesday, October 01, 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.

Citizenship Classes
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Family Center

Are you wanting to become a U.S. Citizen? If so, we have a series of citizenship classes at the Family Center, beginning October 1st. Please contact the Family Center for registration and more information, 970-221-1615.

Preschool Storytime
Thursday, October 02, 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 02, 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 02, 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 02, 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 02, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Larimer County Genealogy Society 1 on 1 Assistance

Word Basics
Thursday, October 02, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony 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. 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

Buffalo Bill Experience
Thursday, October 02, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Celebrate the 150th birthday of Fort Collins by learning about our western heritage. Tonight we bring history alive with William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody. Cody was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman who died in Denver in 1917. Learn about the man, the myth and the legend from the man himself! Portrayed by “Gunny” Jeff Norman who deftly guides audiences across the untamed frontier journey that was Buffalo Bill’s life.

Poudre River Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
Friday, October 03, 2014
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lincoln Center

Used book sale hosted by the Poudre River Friends of the Library.

Excel Basics
Friday, October 03, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Excel is a spreadsheet program used for automating calculations, creating charts, forms, and more. Learn the basics in this 2-hour class. Computer Comfort class is strongly recommended before taking this class. No registration required for Excel this fall.

Scrabble
Friday, October 03, 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.

Preschool Storytime
Friday, October 03, 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 03, 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 03, 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, October 03, 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.

Poudre River Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
Saturday, October 04, 2014
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lincoln Center

Used book sale hosted by the Poudre River Friends of the Library.

Minecraft Mania for Kids
Saturday, October 04, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

3rd-5th grade: Spend time with other kids in a Minecraft world designed just for you on the Poudre River Public Library District Minecraft server. Join others in the free-form chaos of Survival mode, enjoy light snacks and make a craft. The library will provide all laptops used for this event. This free event is open to kids in grades 3-5. Registration required and if your child has played at least twice this year already, please wait to register for a 2015 event. Thank you! If you have any questions, please email Amy at aholzworth@poudrelibraries.org Register Online

Facebook Basics for Personal Use
Saturday, October 04, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Learn about social media using Facebook, the world's largest social networking website, with over 1 billion users. You will learn the essentials that you will need to connect and reconnect with friends and family all over the world. Participants need to establish their own Facebook account before coming to class. No registration required for fall Facebook classes.

Saturday Storytime
Saturday, October 04, 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.

Storytime
Saturday, October 04, 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/.

Minecraft Mania for Teens
Saturday, October 04, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

6th-9th grade: Spend time with other kids in a Minecraft world designed just for you on the Poudre River Public Library District Minecraft server. Join others in the free-form chaos of Survival mode, enjoy light snacks and make a craft. The library will provide all laptops used for this event. This free event is open to kids in grades 6-9. Registration required and if your child has played at least twice this year already, please wait to register for a 2015 event.If you have any questions, please email Amy at aholzworth@poudrelibraries.org Register Online

Poudre River Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale - 1/2 Price Sale
Sunday, October 05, 2014
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lincoln Center

Used book sale hosted by the Poudre River Friends of the Library.

Animal Afternoon
Sunday, October 05, 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, October 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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, October 06, 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

Council Tree Library Book Club
Monday, October 06, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Council Tree Library, Community Room

Title: The Round House by Louise Erdrich. Free and open to the public.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers
Tuesday, October 07, 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 07, 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 07, 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 07, 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 07, 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 07, 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, October 07, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room 2

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Touchstone Health Partners
Tuesday, October 07, 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

New to Computers Series: September 16, 23, 30 and October 7
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

This 4-pack of classes will include Computer Comfort, Internet, File Management, and MS Word. This small class of 10 students will allow for a slower, more comfortably paced class for beginners. Students will be registered for all 4 classes when they register for the first class on September 16. Registration required, please call the Answer Center at 221-6740 or click on the class name on the online calendar to register. Registrations begins 30 days prior to the first class date.