January 2023

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LIBRARY BASALT REGIONAL

January 2023
Magazine & Program Brochure
P.13 Family Music P.5 Community Pilates P.7 Music at the Library: Jazz for a Winter's Evening P.11 Wood Burning P.4 The Legendary Party P.10 Teen Fly Tying WHAT'S INSIDE... P.4-7 Adult Programs P.5 Library Business P.6-7 10 Simple Steps to Finding the Perfect Hobby For You P.8-9 Why are Hobbies Important for a Healthy Work-Life Balance? P.10-11 Teen Programs P.13 Children's Programs P.14-15 New Releases P.16 Full Calendar Follow us on social media: @BasaltLibrary basaltlibrary

Happy New Year to our community! ¡Feliz Año Nuevo a nuestra communidad!

As we enter this new year, my mind keeps coming back to the purpose of libraries and the value they bring to the community. The Basalt Library truly is the living room of this community. I can’t count the number of times I have heard someone exclaim about the beauty of this building, the setting it is placed within, and the staff who facilitate its use. Our value goes much deeper than that, though.

We support lifelong learning for everyone in our community. Through teaching parents and caregivers of young children how to teach their preschooler literacy skills that will ensure the child is ready to learn to read when they start kindergarten, we can help ensure educational success of children throughout their school years. Through providing educational and entertaining events and programs for people of all ages, we are a mirror that reflects our community as well as a window that opens everyone to the immense beauty of the world beyond.

We ensure access to information for everyone in our community. Public libraries, being free and open to everyone, are the great democratic equalizer. We are able to provide everyone with the information they require in order to be informed citizens. We protect the human right to access any and all information while protecting the privacy of those who use our resources.

We bring people together. Our beautiful library is the place in town where everyone can come together to share ideas, enjoy music, and have fun. We look forward to serving you this year.

Please join us at our Anniversary Party on Friday, January 13 from 6pm to 8pm. We will have food, drinks, music, and free books to give away. It is guaranteed to be a festive winter party to warm your spirit.

Passwords coming soon!

Beginning March 28 your library account will be protected by a password.

When you will need to use your password:

• Checking account information online.

• Using online resources such as Libby, Kanopy and more.

• Using Self-Checkout.

• Other library services that use your libary card number.

To prepare: Make sure the email address we have on file is accurate. This will ensure you can reset your password.

Adult Programs Books

Basalt Regional Library Book Club

We'll look at highlights of our favorite new releases and books in the news, and also have an informal round-table discussion of books you've been reading that you'd like to share.

Wed, Jan. 4, 12-2PM

Book Talk: The Sun Does Shine

Mary Fox will lead the discussion on this month's book, The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton. In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only twenty-nine years old, Hinton knew that it was a case of mistaken identity and believed that the truth would prove his innocence and ultimately set him free. For thirty years, Mr. Hinton became a beacon—transforming not only his own spirit, but those of his fellow inmates.

Tues, Jan. 10, 5:30-6:30PM

Community

Free Legal Clinic

Volunteer attorneys will assist you with your legal matters, oneon-one. Meetings are a maximum of 15 minutes. Spaces fill up fast, please sign-up by calling 970-927-4311 or emailing info@ basaltlibrary.org as early as possible.

Thurs, Jan. 12, 2-5PM

The Legendary Party

We are delighted to invite the community to The Legendary Party! This family-friendly celebration will include music by the Tim Fox Jazz Quartet, food trucks and activities for adults and children. We are grateful to you, our patrons and friends, who support our programs and collections. What better way to say thank you than to open the doors and celebrate together! And don't forget - what is your favorite literary character? Dressing up is encouraged, and optional. Free and open to all!

Fri, Jan. 13, 6-8PM

A Lower Basin Perspective on the State of the Colorado River

We are pleased to present this program of the Brooksher Watershed Institute and in partnership with the Roaring Fork Conservancy. A talk by Kathryn Sorensen, Ph.D., Director of Research & Professor of Practice, Kyle Center for Water Policy at Morrison Institute at Arizona State University. The Colorado River water imported into the desert cities of Phoenix and Tucson via the Central Arizona Project canal is lowpriority water that is cut first in times of shortage. Next year, Arizona will lose around 40% of this water. As former Director of Phoenix Water, Dr. Sorensen will discuss how shortage on the Colorado River impacts cities, tribes, and agriculture in Central Arizona, how the largest cities in Arizona manage their water resources, and how Arizona will continue to write its water future. Registration required.

Thurs, Jan. 5, 5-6:30PM

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Environment

Partnering With Beavers to Restore Colorado's Mountain Wetlands

We are pleased to present this program of the Brooksher Watershed Institute in partnership with the Roaring Fork Conservancy. Mark Beardsley & Jessica Doran, founders of Ecometrics, will discuss how wetland riverscapes were severely degraded when beavers, a quintessential keystone species, were hunted to near extinction during the fur trade of the colonial era. Even though the fur trade ended abruptly two centuries ago, beaver populations have been slow to recover and the wetlands remain impoverished. Can we restore these valuable habitats mimicking, promoting, and sustaining the keystone natural aquatic ecosystem engineer? With recent examples from the Colorado mountains, this talk explores how we are learning to partner with beavers to restore wetland riverscapes. Registration required.

Thurs, Jan. 19, 5-6:30PM

En Español

Historias de Viajes / Travel Stories

Disfruta conversar y compartir experiencias y sueños de viajes. Practicaremos español e inglés. Actividad bilingüe y multicultural. Enjoy talking and sharing travel experiences and dreams. We will practice Spanish and English. This is a bilingual and multicultural activity.

Thurs, Jan. 26, 5-6PM

Handiwork

Yarn Group

The Knitters come together to work on and discuss projects, yarn, techniques and world events. Open to all; bring your own supplies and works-in-progress.

Tuesdays, 5-7PM

Health & Wellness Community Pilates

Take a break with a stretch and Pilates class. This is an all abilities class and previous experience is not required. No equipment is necessary. Please bring a mat if you have one.

Wed, Jan. 4 & 18, 5-6:30PM

Library Business

Facilities Committee Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Library’s Facilities Committee. Open to the public.

Wed, Jan. 4, 4-5PM

Finance Committee Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Library’s Finance Committee. Open to the public.

Tues, Jan. 10, 5:15-7PM

Board of Trustees Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Library’s Board of Trustees. Open to the public.

Wed, Jan. 16, 5:15-7PM

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10 Simple Steps to Finding the Perfect Hobby for You

Hobbies beat stress and keep your mind sharp, so get yourself one! Connect (or reconnect) with a pastime you're passionate about with these easy tips.

1) Commit to finding time for a hobby

Let’s clear this up right away: Finding time for a hobby is totally worth it, especially if you feel busy or stressed. Losing yourself in a project you love gives your brain a break from whatever else is bugging you. And working hard on a project boosts self-worth. You feel proud of what you’re doing and how you’re spending your time. Passive activities, like watching TV or surfing the Web, don’t offer the same benefits. Ideally, a hobby gives you escapism, but also lets you pursue a passion and feel a sense of purpose.

2) Avoid fear of trying Don’t feel stuck if you don’t know what your passion is right away. You’ll get there! But you have to start with being open to trying new things— and have a willingness to fail. You wouldn’t expect to ace a test, or a big project at work, without putting in some serious practice time and effort first, would you? Focus on “trying,” says psychologist Sanam Hafeez, PsyD. “When you shop for a pair of shoes, you try them on before you buy them. They’re new! You have to see if they are a fit. This is the same mindset to have when trying something new. You’re gathering data. Look at this as your attempt at making progress on something you aren’t good at… yet.”

3) Look for inspiration from your past

How do you know what to try? One strategy is to let your memories be your guide. What hobbies did you enjoy as a kid? Did you play the piano, love drawing, enjoy woodworking, or riding a bike? Were you fascinated by your grandmother’s crocheting or your grandfather’s cooking? Did you look forward to summer camp so you could put on a play or go hiking in the woods? Looking backward may help you uncover a forgotten fondness, one that you could bring back into your life right now.

4) Ask around for hobby ideas

What do your friends, neighbors, even colleagues do for fun? Find out! If you’re intrigued by someone’s stamp collection, coffee-roasting prowess, or movie-going club, you have a ready-made guide to a new area of interest. Come up empty? Remember there’s a blog or YouTube channel for every possible interest and skill out there.

5) Look for inspiration in your daily life

Pay attention to what you enjoy. Maybe it’s reading, trying new restaurants, or just catching up with friends on the phone. If you can’t think of anything, ask friends or loved ones what they’ve noticed. You just need a tiny spark of an idea. Say that’s “reading.” It could lead you to whole range of hobby options, from starting a book club to volunteering at a library to taking a writing class.

6) Find a hobby by shopping for it

Troll the aisles of a craft store for inspiration. Pretend you had to spend $50 in the store. What would you buy? What materials, tools, or finished items are you drawn to? “Many craft-store projects are 90 percent done. Buy one and complete that final 10 percent,” says Julie McGuffee, a TV host and designer who’s been crafting for decades. “It’s very satisfying to be able to say you’ve made something yourself.” These project kits are a simple way to try something and see if you like it. If you do, you can make something else, taking on a little more of the work this time.

7) Go back to school to find a hobby

If you have an idea for an interest you’d like to pursue, look for a related class. If you don’t, browse offerings to see what sounds fun. Taking a one-time class is an easy, and usually inexpensive, way to try something out.

Consider:

• Community colleges

• Craft stores

• Community centers

• Home improvement stores

• Plant nurseries

• Kitchen-supply stores

• Art museums

• Libraries (This magazie is full of programs that could jumpstart your next hobby)

8) Try a new hobby with a friend

When you’ve picked something to try, do it with a pal. “Buddy up!” says Dr. Hafeez. “You’ll be more inclined to try something new with someone who also wants to try that same thing.

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If you’ve both never tried it.” And if your friend does have some experience in the area, they can be your guide.

9) Make a new-hobby plan

Once you have an idea in mind, set up a schedule for working on it, just like you would if you were starting a new exercise plan. Either sign up for a class, or plot out some specific dates and times for pursuing your new interest or learning your new skill. This helps you prioritize what you’re doing, and gives you a chance to really see if it’s right for you. Plus, it helps to tell others. “When you tell other people about your hobby, they will take an interest—which makes you feel good,” says Dr. Hafeez. “If you also share that you’re learning how to do something you’re horrible at, people will cheer you on. They may even join you!”

10) Overcome fear of failure

Remember that you’re already ahead of the game just by trying something new. “If you don’t try, you’ve failed before you started,” says Julie McGuffee. You don’t have to show anyone your wood carving or the cake you decorated until you’re ready to. But remember that bringing your own touch to what you’re doing feels good. “When I taught painting classes, I would show a completed project as a demonstration,” McGuffee says. “But then I would put it away so my students wouldn’t compare their work to mine. You have to allow your work to be personal. You don’t want it to look like the person next to you.”

Reprinted from https://www.rd.com/list/howto-find-a-hobby/

Literature

The Power

of Perspective:

A Writing Workshop with AspenStrong

Together with Aspen Strong and Atis Spuris, Peer Support Specialist with Mind Springs, the library is pleased to present a monthly writing workshop. The workshop, part of Aspen Strong's Root Down to Rise Up series, will challenge you to explore simple shifts in your perspective and will offer different practices and exercises, encouraging you to continue to use perspective as a mental fitness tool. The Power of Perspective is designed for participants ages 14+. Thurs, Jan. 12, 4:30-6:30PM

Music

Music at the Library: Jazz for a Winter's Evening

On a winter’s evening there is nothing better than listening to the give and take of good ‘on-the-spot’ jazz. Please join us at Basalt Regional Library for an hour of traditional jazz and original compositions as performed by the nimble fingers of Lenore Raphael, piano, combined with the high-octane melodic playing of Wayne Wilkinson, guitar. Fri, Jan. 27, 5:30-6:30PM

Music at the Library: Lírios Quartet in Concert

As the temperatures outside stay low, let the harmonious sounds of the Lírios Quartet bring warmth to your heart. Formed in 2022 at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Lírios Quartet comprises four emerging artists who have come together under the mentorship of the Takács Quartet. We are delighted to host this concert in collaboration with Aspen Music Festival and School.

Tues, Jan. 31, 5:30-6:30PM

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Why are hobbies important for a healthy work-life balance?

Hobbies are not just time passers but much more, especially when you are working and seek a healthy work-life balance. Read more to know why hobbies are important to you.

Hobby. It's something we enjoy doing in our free time. But did you know that a hobby is not only about passing our free time, relaxing, or enjoying quality 'me time'? It is quite vital for our mental health and overall wellbeing.

Research suggests that employees with hobbies suffer much less from mental pressure and issues such as depression and stress.

In this busy and competitive world, we are so immersed with our work/job/business that often we completely stop pursuing our hobbies. This is where we go wrong!

Let's understand why hobbies are so important for maintaining a healthy work-life balance:

1. Keeps life interesting

No matter how challenging or exciting your work may seem initially, after a certain point, there is a sense of monotony that leads to boredom in your day-to-day life. This is where hobbies come into play and break the monotony, making your life interesting while you find happiness in what you love to do!

2. Keeps you healthy & relieves stress

More than 80% of people suffer from stress at the workplace. Hobbies ease the mounting pressure of work giving your stressed mind a positive release. The worries and negativities at work get directed to constructive thoughts when your mind is diverted to your favourite pastimes such as gardening, cooking, playing some kind of sport, dancing, singing, running, nature photography etc. Thus, hobbies facilitate your overall mental and physical wellbeing.

3. You enter the flow state

You know the feeling when you're entirely immersed in an activity, so much so that hours fly by and you might even forget to have your lunch? This kind of lost sense of time in a flow state restores your mind and energy. It also requires a high level of concentration and can enhance your creativity, help you think more clearly and sharpen your focus.

4. Keeps your creative spirit alive

Hobbies make you dive into different thinking zones and give you a different perspective on things. No matter what type of hobby you choose, you will definitely be exposed to new ideas. Hobbies such as Philately (stamp collection), numismatics (coin collection), reading, story writing, painting and so on opens up your mind to grasp new knowledge in a happy way, thereby increasing your power of imagination, intelligence and creativity. This enhanced

creativity can work wonders in your work life too, no matter what you do.

5. Uplift your social life

It's always interesting to interact with people who have the same interests as you do. Through hobbies, you get a chance to meet like-minded people and share your views on different topics and garnering admiration in your social circle .

6. It's refreshing

Hobbies not only relieve stress but also let you relax and seek pleasure in activities that aren't associated with work, chores or domestic responsibilities. It rejuvenates you to take on responsibilities with added vigour and more seriousness instead of considering them a burden in your life!

7. Fills you with a sense of fulfillment

Famous Poet John Keats once said, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever." This stands true for hobbies too. When you dedicate your precious time to do something good, something creative, something constructive, accomplishing the task in the form of a hobby, gives you a sense of fulfilment that your professional work alone cannot provide.

Reprinted from https://apna.co/blog/whyare-hobbies-important-for-a-healthy-worklife/

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Teen Programs

Pony Bead Animals

Create an animal keychain or earrings with pony beads and colorful string! Visual instructions for various animals will be provided or you can make a unique creation of your own. Grades 5-12.

Wed, Jan. 4, 2:30-3:30PM

Make It With Duct Tape

You can make anything out of duct tape! Come to the Treehouse, we will provide duct tape in various patterns and colors and some project ideas or you can create anything you can imagine. Grades 5-12.

Thurs, Jan. 5, 2:30-3:30PM

Nail Art

Nail Art is back at the library! Ever wanted to try designing your own nails? Join us in the Treehouse, we will give you fake nails, nail art pens, gems, glue and you do the rest! You can draw on your own nails or the false ones, glue them on or take them home with you. Grades 5-12.

Sat, Jan. 7, 2:30-3:30PM

Make Your Own Graphic Tee

Make your own graphic tee at the library! We will print out the design or picture you want onto transfer paper and iron it on your t-shirt. Please bring your own plain t-shirt and we will provide the rest of the materials. Grades 5-12.

Sun, Jan. 8, 2:30-3:30PM

Teen Fly Tying Club

Teens in Grades 5-12 are invited to the Teen Fly Tying Club! Participants will learn how to tie their own flies and learn about the aquatic life in our rivers and streams from experts in our community. They will even have the opportunity to compete in the Iron Fly Competition on February 22 at the Tipsy Trout. Snacks and materials will be provided. Offered in partnership with the Roaring Fork Conservancy. Wed, Jan. 11, 18 & 25, 3-4:30PM

Teen Coding Club

Are you excited to discover the world of computer coding? Join the Aspen Science Center in an exploration of computer science. Learn python (the most useful coding language) in a fun, engaging, and casual environment. You will be amazed at how fast you learn and how much you can create. Perfect for 8th-12th graders at any experience level. Wed, Jan. 11 & 25, 4-5PM

Teen Library Council

Your opinion matters! Join us in the Treehouse at the library to share your ideas for what you want out of your library. You can pick what books/videogames and e-materials you want in the teen collection, tell us how you want the teen space to look and share what activities and programs you want to have. There will be snacks! (If you are still not convinced, it also looks good on a college application/resume) Grades 5-12.

Thurs, Jan. 12, 4-5PM

Beginner Breaking

Try out your break dancing skills with local instructor Johier Begay. Ages 7+. Sat, Jan. 14, 1-2PM

Firefly Jars

Come to the Treehouse to make your own LED firefly jar! We will provide all the materials and snacks. Grades 5-12.

Thurs, Jan. 19, 4-5PM

Learn to Sew

Calling all aspiring fashionistas, seamstresses and creatives! You can learn to sew with our Youth Services Librarians! We will provide sewing machines, thread and fabric and teach you the basics of sewing and using a sewing machine. Grades 5-12

Sat, Jan. 21, 2:30-3:30PM

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3D Printing

Intro to Tinkercad and 3D printing. You will be able to view a 3D print in process and pick up a print of your own design in a week. Grades 5-12.

Sun, Jan. 22, 2:30-3:30PM

Wood Burning

Learn to (safely) burn cool designs into wood! We will provide snacks and all of the materials. Grades 5-12. Thurs, Jan. 26, 4-5PM

Creative Writing: Balance

Join us in the Conference room for some creative writing that explores the boundary between chaos and calm. This will be led by the Teen Librarian, she is a writer that got her Bachelor's in English and took several creative writing classes in Boston. Grades 5-12

Sat, Jan. 28, 2:30-3:30PM

Make Your Own Stickers

Join us in the Treehouse and make your own stickers! We will have laptops for you to print your designs onto sticker paper and then you just cut them out and take them home! Grades 5-12.

Sun, Jan. 29, 2:30-3:30PM

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Get playing and learning today by finding the launchpad tablet in the Kids Branch.

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Children's Programs

Storytime with Kara

We are excited to invite families to our early literacy story times. Designed for all ages, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes in the Community Room. Sitting still is not a requirement for story time. Young children can reap benefits of story telling and songs even while wandering. Give it a try. We would love to see you!

Wednesdays, 10:30-11AM

Indoor Baby Gym

Come to the library's indoor gym to get out some of those wiggles! Our indoor gym includes tunnels, ball pits, toys, games and more!

For ages 0-3. ¡Estamos emocionados por invitarlo a nuestro gimnasio infantil bisemanal! Venga y disfrute de una hora de juego libre con su hijo. ¡Tenemos juguetes para escalar, túneles, pelotas, libros, música y más! Más apropiado para las edades 0-3. Fridays, 10-11AM

Art Base Grab & Go

Stay creative with a Grab & Go kit from the Art Base. We will collaborate monthly, with a different craft each time! Kits will be available the first Saturday of the month beginning 10am. Available on a first come, first served basis. Sat, Jan. 7, 10AM-5PM (While supplies last)

Raising a Reader: Bolsitas

Rojas

Raising A Reader - Aspen to Parachute invites you to our "Little Red Bag Club" for parents and their 0 to 5-year-old children who are not enrolled in school. Join us for a weekly hour of story time, activities, and snacks. Our classes support brain development and social skills. Criar a un lector - De Aspen a Parachute, están invitados a nuestro club “Little Red Bags Club” para padres y sus niños de 0-5 años que no están matriculados en la escuela. Únase a nosotros para una hora semanal de tiempo de historia, actividades y bocadillos. Nuestras clases apoyan el desarrollo del cerebro y las habilidades sociales.

Tues, Jan. 17, 24 & 31, 10:30-11:30AM

Paws to Read

Children learning to read are invited to read to a lovable dog for 15 minutes! This relaxed and stress free environment lets kids practice their reading without any pressure. Who wouldn't love reading to a sweet and cuddly pooch? Registration required.

Wed, Jan. 18, 2:30-3:30PM

STEM with Aspen Science Center

Join the Aspen Science Center at the library for an hour of interactive science exploration. This program is for kids ages 5-11 and their families.

Wed, Jan. 18, 2:30-3:30PM

Art for All Ages

A program to encourage adults and kids to spend time doing art projects together. Bring your creativity and let's explore the great world of art! In this program you can enjoy painting, drawing and quality time with others. This program is designed for all ages.

Sat, Jan. 21, 2-3PM

Family Music with Miss Tammy

Miss Tammy of Aspen Music Together will create a fun, informal, social setting that spurs engagement and supports musical development. Bring the family and let's sing and dance together!

Thurs, Jan. 26, 3:30-4:30PM

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Research designed for emerging readers!
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THE MEDIA AND ME Ben Boyington NEVER AFTER Melissa de la Cruz A MILLION TO ONE Adiba Jaigirdar NINE LIARS Maureen Johnson SPACE BOY 14 Stephen McCranie KIDS PICTURE BOOKS FASHONISTA Maxine Beneba Clarke ALL THE LOVE ON THIS ISLAND Natalie Davis THE STORY OF UKRAINE Olena Kharchenko THE BIRD BOOK Steve Jenkins MINECRAFT: MASTER BUILDS Ab Mojang LITTLE OWL'S LOVE Divya Srinivasan THE LADY AND THE OCTOPUS Dana Staaf WHAT'S SWEETER June Tate WINGS OF FIRE: MOON RISING Tui Sutherland DARK ON LIGHT Diane White TO FIND THESE TITLES, AND MANY MORE, VISIT BASALT.MARMOT.ORG 15
TEENS

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5-7PM Yarn Group 4 10:30-11AM Storytime with Kara 2:30-3:30PM Pony Bead Animals

4-5PM BRLD Facilities Committee Meeting 5-6:30PM Community Pilates

5 2:30-3:30PM Make It With Duct Tape 5-6:30PM A Lower Basin Perspective on the State of the Colorado River

6 10-11AM Indoor Baby Gym

7 10AM-5PM Art Base Grab & Go

2:30-3:30PM Nail Art 8

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2:30-3:30PM Make Your Own Graphic Tee

5-7PM Yarn Group 5:15-7PM BRLD Finance Committee Meeting

5:30-6:30PM Book Talk: The Sun Does Shine

11 10:30-11AM Storytime with Kara 3-4:30PM Teen Fly Tying Club 4-5PM Teen Coding Club

12 2-5PM Free Legal Clinic 4-5PM Teen Library Council 4:30-6:30PM The Power of Perspective: A Writing Workshop with Aspen Strong

13 10-11AM Indoor Baby Gym 6-8PM The Legendary Party

14 1-2PM Beginnger Breaking 15 16 5:15-7PM BRLD Board of Trustees Meeting

17 10:30-11:30AM Raising a Reader: Bolsitas Rojas 5-7PM Yarn Group

18 10:30-11AM Storytime with Kara 2:30-3:30PM Paws to Read 2:30-3:30PM STEM with the Aspen Science Center 3-4:30PM Teen Fly Tying Club 5-6:30PM Community Pilates

19 4-5PM Firefly Jars 5-6:30PM Partnering with Beavers to Restore Colorado's Mountain Wetlands

20 10-11AM Indoor Baby Gym

21 2-3PM Art for All Ages 2:30-3:30PM Learn to Sew 22 2:30-3:30PM 3D Printing

23 24 10:30-11:30AM Raising a Reader: Bolsitas Rojas 5-7PM Yarn Group

25 10:30-11AM Storytime with Kara 3-4:30PM Teen Fly Tying Club 4-5PM Teen Coding Club

26 3:30-4:30PM Family Music with Miss Tammy 4-5PM Wood Burning 5-6PM Historias de Viajes / Travel Stories

27 10-11AM Indoor Baby Gym 5:30-6:30PM Music at the Library: Jazz for a Winter's Evening

30 31 10:30-11:30AM

28 2:30-3:30PM Creative Writing: Balance 29 2:30-3:30PM Make Your Own Stickers

Raising a Reader: Bolsitas Rojas 5-7PM Yarn Group 5:30-6:30PM Music at the Library: Lírios Quartet in Concert

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