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Calendar of Events

Construction update: Peterson St. in front of Old Town Library is closed from 3/8 - 3/12. Please use Olive or Oak to park and access the library.

Full Calendar

Summitstone Social Hour
Thursday, August, 26
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you need some relief from the isolation and cabin fever of the pandemic? Join us weekly for virtual fun and activities that we're affectionally calling Escape from Covid Mountain! Beginning January 21, we invite you to join via Zoom for a variety of FREE experiences: games, travel, museum tours, animal habitats, history and more. Check the Colorado Spirit website (summitstonehealth.org/colospirit) for a complete schedule of events and Zoom link. Or hop on Facebook and follow SummitStone Health Partners to select the events you don't want to miss. To kick-off each social hour, we will lay out some ground rules and etiquette. You choose your level of participation, whether you are "all in" with video and audio or just audio. We hope to make it as comfortable as possible.


For more info you can email annah.richard@summitstonehealth.org 


This is a virtual program being offered and run by Summitstone Health partners. To access the meeting, click this zoom link: https://summitstonehealth.zoom.us/j/95940342218



CANCELED: International Night Zoom Event
Thursday, August, 26
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Fort Collins International Center and Poudre Library present International Night, focusing on a different country or region from around the world monthly. This program will be offered through Zoom. Meeting information will be provided by email to registered participants. Since the late 1990s, over 100 countries have been presented by speakers from the Fort Collins community who have lived/traveled abroad or are from one of over 200 countries around the globe. Speakers are volunteers who wish to share their experiences/cultures with the Fort Collins community. If you would like to present at this program, please contact Mark Oberschmidt. More information available at www.fortcollinsinternationalcenter.org.

Conversations in English
Thursday, August, 26
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Zoom - Adult

Speak, listen, connect, and learn. Conversations build community at Old Town Library. "Conversations in English" offers a friendly, informal setting for English language learners to practice their English and connect with others. A volunteer facilitator, who is a native-English speaker, guides conversations on relevant, every day topics like family, work, school, sports, and daily life. Participants can also suggest topics to discuss. For adults. All levels of experience and ability are welcome. Registered participants will receive a link to the Zoom meeting by email.
Register Online

Phone-a-Story 970-829-1301
Sunday, August, 29
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Everybody loves a good story, and now you can call in 24/7 to enjoy one whenever you're in the mood! Phone-a-Story features a new story, song, or rhyme in English, Spanish, and French each week, and you can call in and listen as many times as you want.  Just call 970-829-1301 anytime and follow the directions.

For a story in English, press 1
For a story in Spanish, press 2
For a story in French, press 3


SNAP Assistance
Tuesday, August, 31
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you need help paying for your monthly groceries? The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can help you put food on the table. Receive one on one help with applying for food stamps, all information is kept confidential and all services are free. Already receiving SNAP? We can help you with your Recertifications, Redeterminations or Changes Reports. We speak Spanish!

Register here and Daysi will give you a call between 11am and 12pm on the Tuesday you're signed up for.

¿Necesita ayuda para pagar su despensa mensual? El Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria (SNAP por sus siglas en inglés) puede ayudarlo a proveer alimentos en su hogar. Reciba ayuda personalizada para solicitar cupones de alimentos (food stamps); toda la información es confidencial y todos los servicios son gratuitos. ¿Ya está recibiendo SNAP? Podemos ayudarlo con sus recertificaciones, resoluciones o reportes de cambios. ¡Hablamos español!

Regístrese aquí y Daysi lo llamará entre las 11 a.m. y las 12 p.m. el martes en el que se haya registrado.
Register Online

Conversations in English
Thursday, September, 2
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Zoom - Adult

Speak, listen, connect, and learn. Conversations build community at Old Town Library. "Conversations in English" offers a friendly, informal setting for English language learners to practice their English and connect with others. A volunteer facilitator, who is a native-English speaker, guides conversations on relevant, every day topics like family, work, school, sports, and daily life. Participants can also suggest topics to discuss. For adults. All levels of experience and ability are welcome. Registered participants will receive a link to the Zoom meeting by email. Register Online

Free, Virtual Legal Clinic
Friday, September, 3
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

**First come, first served** Participants can have a short appointment with an attorney via phone call. This is a free service for people without 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. To sign up, call 970-372-0642 starting 2 weeks before the session and leave a message. The first 6 callers will get a spot and the lawyer will contact them during the program.

Phone-a-Story 970-829-1301
Sunday, September, 5
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Everybody loves a good story, and now you can call in 24/7 to enjoy one whenever you're in the mood! Phone-a-Story features a new story, song, or rhyme in English, Spanish, and French each week, and you can call in and listen as many times as you want.  Just call 970-829-1301 anytime and follow the directions.

For a story in English, press 1
For a story in Spanish, press 2
For a story in French, press 3


SNAP Assistance
Tuesday, September, 7
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you need help paying for your monthly groceries? The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can help you put food on the table. Receive one on one help with applying for food stamps, all information is kept confidential and all services are free. Already receiving SNAP? We can help you with your Recertifications, Redeterminations or Changes Reports. We speak Spanish!

Register here and Daysi will give you a call between 11am and 12pm on the Tuesday you're signed up for.

¿Necesita ayuda para pagar su despensa mensual? El Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria (SNAP por sus siglas en inglés) puede ayudarlo a proveer alimentos en su hogar. Reciba ayuda personalizada para solicitar cupones de alimentos (food stamps); toda la información es confidencial y todos los servicios son gratuitos. ¿Ya está recibiendo SNAP? Podemos ayudarlo con sus recertificaciones, resoluciones o reportes de cambios. ¡Hablamos español!

Regístrese aquí y Daysi lo llamará entre las 11 a.m. y las 12 p.m. el martes en el que se haya registrado.
Register Online

Conversations in English
Thursday, September, 9
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Zoom - Adult

Speak, listen, connect, and learn. Conversations build community at Old Town Library. "Conversations in English" offers a friendly, informal setting for English language learners to practice their English and connect with others. A volunteer facilitator, who is a native-English speaker, guides conversations on relevant, every day topics like family, work, school, sports, and daily life. Participants can also suggest topics to discuss. For adults. All levels of experience and ability are welcome. Registered participants will receive a link to the Zoom meeting by email. Register Online

Phone-a-Story 970-829-1301
Sunday, September, 12
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Everybody loves a good story, and now you can call in 24/7 to enjoy one whenever you're in the mood! Phone-a-Story features a new story, song, or rhyme in English, Spanish, and French each week, and you can call in and listen as many times as you want.  Just call 970-829-1301 anytime and follow the directions.

For a story in English, press 1
For a story in Spanish, press 2
For a story in French, press 3


Old Town Virtual Book Club
Monday, September, 13
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Zoom - Adult

Please join us for a virtual discussion of this year's Fort Collins Book Fest and Fort Collins Reads headliner book, Sabrina & Corina, by Kali Fajardo-Anstine. 

This program will take place on Zoom, a videoconferencing platform. The Zoom link will be emailed to you from poudrelibraries@evancedsignup.com. If you do not see the email in your inbox, check your spam folder.
Register Online

SNAP Assistance
Tuesday, September, 14
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you need help paying for your monthly groceries? The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can help you put food on the table. Receive one on one help with applying for food stamps, all information is kept confidential and all services are free. Already receiving SNAP? We can help you with your Recertifications, Redeterminations or Changes Reports. We speak Spanish!

Register here and Daysi will give you a call between 11am and 12pm on the Tuesday you're signed up for.

¿Necesita ayuda para pagar su despensa mensual? El Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria (SNAP por sus siglas en inglés) puede ayudarlo a proveer alimentos en su hogar. Reciba ayuda personalizada para solicitar cupones de alimentos (food stamps); toda la información es confidencial y todos los servicios son gratuitos. ¿Ya está recibiendo SNAP? Podemos ayudarlo con sus recertificaciones, resoluciones o reportes de cambios. ¡Hablamos español!

Regístrese aquí y Daysi lo llamará entre las 11 a.m. y las 12 p.m. el martes en el que se haya registrado.
Register Online

Book Club for Mortals
Wednesday, September, 15
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for a monthly book club focusing on end-of -life themes facilitated by professionals and trained staff in advance care planning from the Health District of Larimer County.   


The group meets via Zoom. To register please email Mindy Rickard, Project Coordinator, at mrickard@healthdistrict.org  


For September's program, we will be discussing Let's Talk about Death (Over Dinner): An invitation and guide to life's most difficult questions by Michael Hebb. 



Money Matters: Road Trip to Car Buying Virtual Event
Wednesday, September, 15
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jump in the driver's seat for an in-depth look at the entire process of purchasing a car. From what to do before you shop, through the curves of the test drive, to driving away with the new keys in your hand.  This seminar is part of the Money Matters series of personal financial literacy in collaboration with libraries and credit unions across the Front Range.  No registration required for this live Zoom class, just use the link below:  

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Conversations in English
Thursday, September, 16
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Zoom - Adult

Speak, listen, connect, and learn. Conversations build community at Old Town Library. "Conversations in English" offers a friendly, informal setting for English language learners to practice their English and connect with others. A volunteer facilitator, who is a native-English speaker, guides conversations on relevant, every day topics like family, work, school, sports, and daily life. Participants can also suggest topics to discuss. For adults. All levels of experience and ability are welcome. Registered participants will receive a link to the Zoom meeting by email. Register Online

Celebra el mes de la herencia hispana y latina con Memo Plastilina / Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage month with Memo Plastilina
Saturday, September, 18
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Acompaña al personal de la biblioteca y al artista Memo Plastilina, en una hora del cuento virtual en español, seguida de un taller de arte, donde aprenderás a modelar en plastilina un quetzal centroamericano y su representación simbólica prehispánica.

 

Inscríbete para recibir el material de manera gratuita y el link del evento.

Para niños y niñas de 5 a 12 años. Cupo limitado.

Sábado 18 de septiembre, 2021

11:30 AM-1:00 PM     Zoom

Interpretación simultánea al inglés

 

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Join library staff and artist Memo Plastilina for a special virtual Spanish storytime and clay modeling workshop, where children will learn how to create a Quetzal bird from Central America using clay and its pre-Hispanic symbolic representation.

Sign up to receive the Zoom link and instructions on how to pick up the materials for this workshop.

Kids 5-12 years old. Space is limited.

Saturday September 18, 2021

11:30 AM-1:00 PM    Zoom

Interpretation to English available.


Register Online

Phone-a-Story 970-829-1301
Sunday, September, 19
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Everybody loves a good story, and now you can call in 24/7 to enjoy one whenever you're in the mood! Phone-a-Story features a new story, song, or rhyme in English, Spanish, and French each week, and you can call in and listen as many times as you want.  Just call 970-829-1301 anytime and follow the directions.

For a story in English, press 1
For a story in Spanish, press 2
For a story in French, press 3


Taller de cartonería mexicana / Mexican Cartonería Workshop
Tuesday, September, 21
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Zoom - Community Outreach

Acompáñanos a celebrar el mes de la herencia hispana y latina en este taller de 5 sesiones donde aprenderás sobre la técnica de cartonería mexicana y crearás tu propia pieza. Además, ¡tu arte estará terminado justo a tiempo para la celebración del Día de Muertos! 


Ana Patricia López Moreno es una artista plástica originaria de PueblaMéxico, donde dirige un taller de arte. Patricia te guiará en estas 5 sesiones de cartonería para que puedas usar esta técnica artística en la creación y decoración de tu pieza.  


Regístrate para recibir los materiales y el enlace de Zoom. 

Interpretación al inglés disponible.  

Martes 21 y 28 de septiembre y 5, 12 y 19 de octubre de 6:30 a 7:30 pm 

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Join us to celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month in this art workshop where you will learn about Mexican cartonería and create your own piece of art, which will be ready just in time for Día de Muertos celebrations.  


Ana Patricia López Moreno is an artist from PueblaMéxico, where she runs an art schoolPatricia will guide you in these 5 sessions so you can use this artistic technique to create and decorate your own piece of art

 

All materials provided. Registration required. 

English interpretation available.  

Tuesdays 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19 

6:30 - 7:30 pm via Zoom. 

Register Online

Know Your City: Your Local Government 101
Wednesday, September, 22
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Zoom - Adult

Have you ever wondered about how your local government works? Do you know where your tax dollars go? Curious to know how city officials make plans for the future of Fort Collins? Join us for this Local Government 101 and find out all about the inner-workings of the City of Fort Collins hosted by the City Manager's Office.

This event is part of "Know Your City: Spotlighting Innovative Service in your City Departments," a program series in partnership between the City of Fort Collins and the Poudre River Public Library District. Designed to bring important and exciting City programs and initiatives to the public, these events will be hosted monthly from March to November 2021. 

This program will take place on Zoom, a videoconferencing platform. The Zoom link will be emailed to you from poudrelibraries@evancedsignup.com. If you do not see the email in your inbox, check your spam folder. 
Register Online

Conversations in English
Thursday, September, 23
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Zoom - Adult

Speak, listen, connect, and learn. Conversations build community at Old Town Library. "Conversations in English" offers a friendly, informal setting for English language learners to practice their English and connect with others. A volunteer facilitator, who is a native-English speaker, guides conversations on relevant, every day topics like family, work, school, sports, and daily life. Participants can also suggest topics to discuss. For adults. All levels of experience and ability are welcome. Registered participants will receive a link to the Zoom meeting by email. Register Online



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