The Carbondale Branch Library invites you to improve your art skills or learn something new as we work on a project in the Teen Artist Workshop on Thursday, January 6th at 4 p.m. This workshop features different projects every month, which will be held on the first Thursday of every month. This month, join Youth Services Librarian Jeannine Stickle to learn how to make beautiful prints on fabric and paper using stencils. Bring your own objects to print on (t-shirts, pillow cases, school bags, etc.) or print on patches provided the library and sew them on later.
Teens are invited to play Wii games at the Carbondale Branch Library on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. This program is part of the Middle School Madness series. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
Teen Open Mic Night. Come share music, poetry, comedy, creative writing, or anything else you would like to present. Whether it is an original creation, a well known classic, or newly discovered gem we want to hear your voice. The Grand Piano will be available for musicians to use during this time. Sign up for 5 - 10 minute slots when you arrive. Participation is not required to attend - come see your friends perform.Refreshments will be provided. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 6:30 p.m. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
This Anime Club meeting will be start of planning sessions for our first-ever Anime Convention! Bring your ideas and your ninja skills to the Parachute Branch Library. More information about this free community event at the Parachute Branch Library, call 285-9870.
Got a lyric, melody, or something you want to test out on a responsive audience? Share what you are working on in a supportive, helpful atmosphere, and jump into the creative process with other songwriters of all levels. Bring your own instrument, or use the library’s piano. This month will be facilitated by songwriter/performing artist Ellen Stapenhorst. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
Make and decorate your own hula hoop and learn the basics of hooping! Did you know that Hula hooping for half an hour can work off as many calories as cardio kickboxing or step aerobics? Hooping also improves large and small motor skills, increases balance, coordination, flexibility and strength. Plus it brings a smile to everyone’s face!
Class size is limited to 15 people, and there will be a $5.00 material fee payable at signup.
Call or stop by the library today to sign up!
Teens! Join the book club that combines reading and exploring new books with delicious banana splits. Join us every third Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. More information about this free community event at the New Castle Branch Library, call 984-2346.
Teens are invited to use the iPad TabLab at the Carbondale Branch Library January 16 to try great apps, watch videos, browse the internet, play games, or do schoolwork. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
If you enjoy gaming, don’t miss PlayStation Tuesdays at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library! Meet new friends and enjoy some friendly competition. PlayStation Tuesdays will be held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of January from 4 to 5:30 pm. and is for 6th through 12th graders. For more information, stop by 815 Cooper Ave or call the library at 945-5958.
WRITE ON with the Carbondale Library Writers' Group!
Held at 6:30 pm on the second Monday of each month, the goal of this group is to provide a supportive environment for writers of all genres; from the novice to the experienced. Attendees will have the opportunity to share and explore their own writing, their peers’ writing and writing in general. Open to all writers and future writers, teen and adult.
Feel free to bring a snack or dinner.
More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.