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STREAM Challenge
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coach Light Apartments

Learn about space science through fun STREAM challenges. In these STREAM activities tweens will use science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and math to explore the universe. Coachlight Apartments 1550 Blue Spruce Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

Teen Summer Mu-V-Chat: "Guardians of the Galaxy"
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room Combo

TXT in YR jokes.. ..and they'll appear on the screen! Bring your phone, razor-sharp wit, a sense of humor, your friends, and a craving for popcorn... For teens ages 12-18. Registration required. This movie is rated PG-13. Please refer to the IMDB and Commonsense Media websites for parent guides. Register Online

Publisher Basics
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Are you looking to create documents with more pizazz? Learn the basics of Publisher to help you easily create, customize, and publish materials such as newsletters, brochures, flyers and catalogs. No registration required. Questions? Please call the Answer Center at 221-6740.

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

FoCo Nonprofit Networking Group Meeting
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Join the Fort Collins based peer-to-peer networking group for nonprofit organizations. Come to share your experiences and learn from others by discussing the most pressing issues you’re facing or ask questions you’ve never been sure where to find the answers. Work with our own Poudre River Public Library District, Nonprofit Resources Librarian to find and share resources for nonprofit management. Whether you’re supporting a start-up or a seasoned organization, we’d love for you to join us. Join our Facebook group to stay in touch and keep posted on the next meeting and any follow-up resources from our discussions. https://www.facebook.com/groups/169414506916147/

Estate Planning
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Not just for those nearing retirement Estate planning is so important, regardless of your age or net worth. Join us for an overview of the available options, helpful documents, term definitions, and common pitfalls to avoid. Estate Planning is for now AND for later. It’s for your peace of mind and to make things easier for your family. And it’s too important to ignore. Please note: this class will be taught by an attorney, but no legal advice will be given.

CS First Summer Coding Club - Friends - Work together. Create. Code.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Create cool projects with a friend! Design and program your own two-player games, Create animated stories, and imagine your future. Learn about how people change the world with computers. Grab a friend and sign up! You don’t need any experience with computers to sign up. Just bring your creativity and curiosity! Registration is required, and will be for the full 8 week course. Register Online

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Thursday, July 25, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

Larimer County Genealogical Society 1 on 1 Assistance
Thursday, July 25, 2019
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

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

iPad 101: The Basics for iPad Users
Thursday, July 25, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 1

Let’s have fun learning the basics on your iPad. 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.

Drop-In Coding Club for Kids, Tweens and Teens
Thursday, July 25, 2019
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 1

Come hang out, mess around and geek out with your computer or ours and code on your favorite sites such as Scratch. Create music videos, games or whatever you want in a group or on your own. No coding experience required.

Conversations in English
Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 2

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. No registration is required. Drop by and bring a friend!

Family Night - Satellite blast off
Thursday, July 25, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Council Tree Library, Large Meeting Room (C)

Is it a star? Is it a plane or a space ship? Satellites have their own places in spaces around the galaxy so let’s explore these amazing inventions.

International Night -- French Polynesia
Thursday, July 25, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

World traveler, Klaus Lorenz, shares his cruise ship travels to French Polynesia, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean that includes the island of Tahiti. Excursions from the ship took passengers to the various villages and archaeological sites to experience traditional dances, sample foods, and enjoy the beautiful scenery, with opportunities to take a dip in the ocean. Klaus is well known to those of you who regularly attend International Night at the library. He has traveled to over 95 countries and shared many of these adventures with us at the Library Program. He is retired from CSU and enjoys traveling the world. Presentation Dates, Locations, and Times Tuesday, July 09, 2019 at the Old Town Library Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the Harmony Library

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Friday, July 26, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

Harmony Tween Zone: Build Your Own Universe Terrariums
Friday, July 26, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Build your own hanging mini-terrarium! Make it your own with your choice of air plants and fairy garden accents. More of a geek? No problem! Use mini action figures, Pokemon, and other geeky things. No matter your choice, it’s bound to be a constructive AND fun time! Register Online

Girl Power - Learn to Code!
Saturday, July 27, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 1

We use the Hour of Code in this class to learn the basics of drag and drop coding and explore computer programming. No prior programming experience is needed! For girls* ages 8-15. *We are committed to increasing the participation of women and girls, as well as other underrepresented groups, in the field of computer science. Registration required. Registration opens 14 days prior to class date. Register Online

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Saturday, July 27, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

Animal Afternoon
Sunday, July 28, 2019
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.

SummitStone Health Resource Hours
Monday, July 29, 2019
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.

STREAM Challenge
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coach Light Apartments

Learn about space science through fun STREAM challenges. In these STREAM activities tweens will use science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and math to explore the universe. Coachlight Apartments 1550 Blue Spruce Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

How to Make Your Resume ROAR (Results Oriented And Relevant)
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Gain insight to what employers are looking for in a resume, and learn how to tailor your resume to each opportunity you are pursuing.

Publisher Beyond Basics
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

Harry Potter Birthday Party
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Attention witches and wizards! Grab your best robes and join us for cake, games, and fun as we celebrate Harry’s birthday. For teens ages 12-18. No registration required.

CS First Summer Coding Club - Friends - Work together. Create. Code.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Create cool projects with a friend! Design and program your own two-player games, Create animated stories, and imagine your future. Learn about how people change the world with computers. Grab a friend and sign up! You don’t need any experience with computers to sign up. Just bring your creativity and curiosity! Registration is required, and will be for the full 8 week course. Register Online

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Thursday, August 01, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

Larimer County Genealogical Society 1 on 1 Assistance
Thursday, August 01, 2019
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

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

Library Resources Beyond Books
Thursday, August 01, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 1

Learn what the library has to offer beyond books! Did you know that you can check out cake pans from the library? Or that you can watch online tutorials on how to edit videos or make a podcast? Or that you can find photographs of Fort Collins in the early 1900s! This class helps you explore all the amazing resources the library has that are just a click away. No registration is required.

Code for Fort Collins
Thursday, August 01, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 1

Code for Fort Collins is a volunteer organization who develops technology-driven solutions to challenges faced by charities, government agencies, and other groups within the city. Join them at the library on the first and third Monday of the month where you can apply both coding and non-coding skills in different community projects. You can find out more information about Code for Fort Collins at http://codeforfoco.org/about/.

Conversations in English
Thursday, August 01, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 2

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. No registration is required. Drop by and bring a friend!

Scrabble for Everyone!
Friday, August 02, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Council Tree Library, Large Meeting Room (C)

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

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Friday, August 02, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

Free, Virtual Legal Clinic
Friday, August 02, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

**First come, first served** Participants can have a short appointment with an attorney via video conference. 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. First come, first served.

Harmony on the Green Concert
Friday, August 02, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Harmony Library, FRCC Student Center Plaza

Chris Daniels & the Kings celebrate great horn-driven blues, R&B, funk, and rock n’ roll. This seven piece “funky-blues” band, is an all out “horn band” with compelling vocals.

Teen Book Chat
Saturday, August 03, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Hooked on books? Mad for movies? Whatever your passion is, let’s talk! Teen Book Chat meets monthly to discuss books (obvs!), but also to talk about other fun topics from music to movies to gaming. We also offer new ideas and provide much-welcomed teen feedback for the library staff. And, we’re just getting started! Open to teens in grades 6-12. Grab a friend and show up ready to snack, chat, and find some new favorite reads from our collection of free advanced-reader copies of books. Information about our monthly meetups can be found on the Teen web page (https://read.poudrelibraries.org/teen/bookchat.cfm) or in one of the Teen areas at the libraries.

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Saturday, August 03, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

The Outreach Fort Collins team is available for drop-in consultations and appointments to connect homeless community members to the services and supportive networks they need.

Animal Afternoon
Sunday, August 04, 2019
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.

SummitStone Health Resource Hours
Monday, August 05, 2019
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.

U.S. Naturalization Study Group: 100 Questions Review
Monday, August 05, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Join us on the first Monday of the month for drop-in group study of the 100 questions on the U.S. Naturalization test. Basic English proficiency preferred. No registration required. *Participants attending the review should already be familiar with the content. For a comprehensive citizenship course, contact Karol at 970-416-4294. --- Únase a nosotros el primer lunes de cada mes para estudiar las 100 preguntas del examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos. Ingles básico se prefiere. No es necesario registrarse. *Se debe estar familiarizado con el contenido de las preguntas para participar. Contacte a Karol al 970-416-4294 para información sobre clases de ciudadanía.



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