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Community Potluck for Plant-Based Whole "Foodies" Mon Jul 25 6:30 pm

Join us at 3rd St Ctr, 520 S. 3rd St., Carbondale for tastes of delicious Plant-Based Whole Foods entrees snacks and desserts. Bring YOUR latest creation and the recipe. Everyone welcome! Learn about the plethora of resources in the valley for people who are becoming more healthy, lighter, vibrant, energetic through P-BWF Living!
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The Benefits of Brain Integration (Crossinology) Mon, Jul 25, 6:30pm, 3rd St. Ctr., Carbondale

Join Yolanda Del Hierro, Certified Brain Integration Practitioner and Craniosacral Therapist for an informative presentation on the benefits of Brain Integration Therapy. This therapy benefits anyone challenged with the effects of ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, learning difficulties and behavioral issues. BIT also addresses challenges in the brain’s processing due to head Injuries – either from birth trauma, or from other events. By Donation.
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Juggling with Ann Lincoln

Performer Ann Lincoln will perform amazing feats of strength and courage in this one-of-a-kind magic, juggling and comedy show at the Garfield County Libraries that involves lots of audience participation. Fun for the whole family during Summer Reading! These free programs will take place on Tuesday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m. at the Carbondale Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Library; on Wednesday, July 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the New Castle Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Silt Library.
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Emerging Writers Workshop

Do you need an MFA to write compelling fiction? No! But you do need to understand the craft elements behind what works. The Emerging Writers Workshop will provide insight into such fundamentals as: narrative structure, timing, gripping dialogue, what makes a good character, a fiction-writer’s toolbox. This will be a class that will support your creative writing and help nourish the story that you want to tell. Join us at Basalt Regional Library Wednesdays in July at 5:30 PM.
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Downloading Digital Items

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Saturday, July 16 or Wednesday, July 27 to learn how to checkout and download items from our digital collection. 2:00-3:15 PM.
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Mother Goose on the Loose

Come to Basalt Regional Library on Mondays for an early learning program for babies 'from birth to 24 months. We use books, rhymes, songs, puppets and more to help you develop your child's early literacy skills in a fun environment. 10:30-11:00 AM.
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Tunes & Tales with AMFS

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Tuesdays for Tunes & Tales. Listen to stories blended with music performed by AMFS students. 10:30-11:00 AM.
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Preschool Storytime

Thursdays at Basalt Regional Library join us for Preschool Storytimes. Each week has a different theme! July 7:Storytime Yoga; July 14:Yummy!; July 21: Move It!; July 28:Little Scientist Storytime. 10:30-11:00 AM
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Foam Rolling and Self-Myofascial Release with Steve Wells

Your foam roller is much more than a torture device – it’s an effective mobility tool. Using it correctly reduces pain and restores mobility. Learn about foam rolling techniques and other simple myofascial tools at this free 60 minute clinic taught by Steve Wells from Midland Fitness. Bring your own yoga or stretch mat and a foam roller if you have one and wear loose fitting clothes. Join us at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m.
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Water in the Age of Silver: Touring Aspen's "Holden Works" - July 27

Join Aspen Historical Society, Roaring Fork Conservancy and City of Aspen Parks & Open Space to discover the largest industrial site in the history of Pitkin County: a state of the art silver processing plant known as the Holden Lixiviation Works, built in 1891. Explore the history, the museum, and the remnants of the “Works” (including the newly reconstructed cable derrick). Free but registration is required at www.roaringfork.org/events
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Call To Volunteers For the 45th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair

The 45th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair needs your help! Over 300 volunteers come together to help with helping with everything from Peace Patrolling the fairgrounds to Green Team. Plus hear great live music, view handmade arts & crafts booths, eat delicious food, and mingle with Carbondale’s festive community members! Volunteer 4 hrs of their time a and receive a Mtn Fair TShirt and entry to win a Cruiser Bike! Sign up at www.carbondalearts.com or stop by the Launchpad.
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Homeschool Round Table

Want to learn more about a certain curriculum before ordering for next year? This is a chance to offer and receive advice on which programs make our home schools work. The Glenwood Springs Library will present resources for homeschoolers and a book exchange will be held on Thursday, July 28 at 1 pm. Bring second-hand books and/or curricula for exchange (no used consumables, please). Kids welcome! Activities & snacks will be provided.
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Wack Wednesdays

Wacky Wednesday will surprise you at Basalt Regional Library. For children in grades 1st-4th, 3:00-4:00 PM. We have a different theme every week: June 8,Three Little Pigs Challenge; June 14, Build With Our New Keva Planks; June 22, Meet BB8 Sphero; June 29, Build a Robot Hand.
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Twin Lakes Tunnel & Diversion Tour - July 29

Did you know about 40% of the Roaring Fork headwaters is diverted under the Continental Divide to the Front Range? Join staff from Twin Lakes Reservoir & Canal Company and Roaring Fork Conservancy for this informative tour of the tunnels, dams and ditches that move water east. We’ll even take you inside the Twin Lakes Tunnel! Spots are limited. Sign up soon. Additional details and registration at www.roaringfork.org/events
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Author Talk: Mark Stevens

Mark Stevens, award-winning author and president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America, will be talking about his Allison Coil Mystery Series which is set in the Flat Tops Wilderness, Glenwood Springs, and Meeker. Refreshments served and a book signing will follow. Join us at the New Castle Branch Library on Saturday, July 30 at 1 p.m. Learn more about Summer Reading at www.gcpld.org or call 970-984-2346.
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Valley Curtain Nostalgia

Community members are encouraged to bring their mementos and stories to the Rifle Library to help celebrate the installation of Christo’s infamous Valley Curtain almost 44 years ago. Join the Rifle Heritage Center and the Rifle Branch Library on Saturday, July 30 at 2 p.m. for an engaging discussion on Christo's art, his impact on the community, and a show & tell session. For more information, call 970-625-3471.
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Script Party

Harry Potter fans of all ages are invited to the New Castle Branch Library to celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by JK Rowling, Jack Thorne, & John Tiffany. Costumes are encouraged! At the last stroke of midnight after celebration and wizardly refreshments, we will open the book and take turns reading and acting the script. Join us on Saturday, July 30 from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. for this Potter extravaganza!
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Lunch at the Library

All children and teens under the age of 18 are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library's community room for a free lunch every Monday during the summer from June 6 until August 22. This program is provided in partnership with Food Bank of the Rockies. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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The 45th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair

Carbondale Arts presents the 45th Carbondale Mountain Fair on July 29, 30, & 31 in Sopris Park. Mountain Fair celebrates art in all forms of expression with the fair’s diverse range of arts and crafts, great food & an amazing spirit. Non-stop world class entertainment like Tango Alpha Tango, Pigpen Theatre Company, Atomga, Jarabe Mexicano, and the Black Lillies, and more will bring fans and friends to Carbondale, adding to the fun. For more information visit carbondalearts.com.
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Storytime

Children of all ages and their parents are invited to join us at the Carbondale Branch Library for stories, songs, and more every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. during the summer. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Inward Bound Summer Arts Camp

Experience a week long camp filled with hip hop, photography, performance, yoga and mixed media art. Come express yourself freely, make new friends, build your confidence, try new things and and join the fun. August 1-5 from 10am to 3pm. Grades 5-10. The Launchpad, Carbondale. 970-765-6057 to register.
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Doc Eason Magic

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Monday, August 1st for an exhilarating and enchanting magic show by valley magician Doc Eason. 5:30-7:00 PM
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Book Clubs at Basalt Regional Library

If you like book clubs with no required titles, join us at Basalt Regional Library on Wednesday, August 3. The First Wednesday Book Club meets from 12:00-2:00 PM and the Book Review Club meets from 6:00-7:00 PM. Just bring what you are reading.
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Dogology

Do you know the difference between Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, Therapy Dogs, & Working Dogs? Find out at Basalt Regional Library on Wednesday, August 3 during Dogology with certified trainer Farrah Fry. Also find out if your dog can be one! 5:30-7:00 PM.
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Opening Reception of Carbondale Clay National XI: The Intimacy of Scale

CCAH& the Carbondale Clay Center are partnering to host Clay National XI: Intimacy of Scale opening to the public on Aug. 5, 6 to 8p.m. at The Launchpad & the Carbondale Clay Center. Scale plays a huge role in how we relate to artwork, and this exhibition features ceramic art taking on the less-traditional approach of working on either a more intimate or more monumental scale. For more information visit www.carbondalearts.com.
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Author Talk: Simone Arnold Liebster

During a special virtual author talk at the Carbondale Library, Simone Arnold Liebster will discuss her experience growing up in the German-occupied Alsace region of France during the second World War and the book she wrote about her experience entitled Facing the Lion. Due to her family's refusal to support the Nazi party, both of her parents were sent to Nazi concentration camps and Simone was sent to a reform school to be "re-educated." All ages welcome. Join us on Monday, August 8 at 11 am.
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Free Legal Clinic

Free legal clinic at Basalt Regional Library for those without an attorney. 3:30-5:00 PM on Monday, August 8th come to the library for a 15-20 minute session with an attorney via computer link. First-come, first-served with sign-up sheet available.
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Monday at the Movies!

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Monday, August 8 to watch the movie "Air Bud". Snack provided. 2:00-4:00 PM.
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How to Bake at High Altitude

Cookbook author Randi Levin, known as the Muffin Lady, will bring her high altitude baking expertise to the Garfield County Libraries. Join us for delicious treats while she demonstrates how to keep a cake from falling and other handy tips. Her recipes include sugar/gluten-free options! These free classes will be held at the Carbondale Library on Tuesday, August 9 at 2 pm; at the Glenwood Springs Library on Tuesday, August 9 at 6 pm; and at the New Castle Library on Wednesday, August 10 at 6 pm.
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Gaming and Lunch

Kids and teens are invited to come play with iPads and Wii games every Thursday during the summer at the Carbondale Branch Library starting June 9 and running until August 18. A free lunch is provided for anyone 18 and under. This program is offered in partnership with Food Bank of the Rockies as part of the Summer Food Program. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Classical Concert Series

The Carbondale Branch Library is pleased to host concerts presented by Aspen Music Festival students. Each week will feature different music and instruments. These free concerts will be held on Saturdays July 30, August 6 and 13 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:45. Refreshments provided. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Valley Writers

Are you a serious writer who would like to connect with other local serious writers? Then the Valley Writers may be what you are looking for. We will meet the second Saturday each month from 10-Noon in the Basalt Library Conference Room. Please contact Eleanor Shelton eleanors0420@gmail.com for more information.
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Movie Night: "Some Like it Hot"

Monthly movie night at Basalt Regional Library! Showing on Wednesday, August 17 at 5:15 is the film "Some Like it Hot" starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon.
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Storytimes at Basalt Regional Library

Join us at Basalt Regional Library for Storytimes! 10:30-11:00 AM. Mondays are Mother Goose on the Loose for children 0-23 months. Tuesdays are Tunes and Tales with AMFS Students and os recommended for children 3+. Thursdays are Preschool Storytimes and Fridays are Baby Storytimes for children under 2.
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Music at Basalt Regional Library- Chamber Music Series

Join us at Basalt Regional Library Thursdays between July 21 and August 18 for Aspen Music Festival & School Student Performances. Performers will be announced the week of the concert. Doors open at 5:00 pm and the concerts will begin at 5:15 pm.
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eBooks & Digital Resources at Basalt Regional Library

Stop by Basalt Regional Library to learn how to check out and download items from our digital collection, as well as learn how t use our other digital resources! Friday, August 5 & 19 2:00-3:15 PM.
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eBooks and Digital Resources at Basalt Regional Library

Learn how to checkout and download items from Basalt Regional Library's digital collection, as well as how to work our other digital resources! Friday, August 5 or 19 from 2:00-3:25 PM.
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Colorado High Country Trekking with Llamas

Join Canyonlands Field Institute and Redwood Llama Outfitters August 21-26 for this trek in the Lizard Head Wilderness Area of the Colorado Rockies' San Juan Mountains. Learn llama packing, mountain ecology, and Ute and mining history on day hikes from base camps. Fee is $1,800 for more info call 435-259-7750, go to cfimoab.org, or email info@cfimoab.org
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Genealogy Help Session

Get assistance with your genealogy research on Saturday, August, 20. Join genealogy specialist Caley Gredig between 1:00 and 3:00 PM. Registration required, sign-up at the front desk at least one week in advance.
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Seed Saving and More!

Learn how to save the seeds you've been growing! On Tuesday, August 23 join us at Basalt Regional Library and Stephanie Syson for seed saving tips and more. 5:30-7:00 PM.
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Homeschool Round Table

Want to learn more about a certain curriculum before ordering for next year? This is a chance to offer and receive advice on which programs make our home schools work. The Glenwood Springs Library will present resources for homeschoolers and a book exchange will be held on Thursday, August 25 at 1 pm. Bring second-hand books and/or curricula for exchange (no used consumables, please). Kids welcome! Activities & snacks will be provided.
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Snow Cones and Cowboys!

Are you looking for hometown summer fun? If you are, Join Senior Matters for fun and fundraising at The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo. Volunteers are needed for their Snow Cone Concession starting June 2nd thru August 16. For more information please Contact Diane Johnson, 970-306-2587 or Jim Engler 970-618-1135
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Women: Wild By Nature Annual Rafting Trip

Join Canyonlands Field Institute on August 4-8 for our annual river rafting trip for women. Led by CFI's Director Karla VanderZanden you will enjoy three nights camping and river running on the Colorado River's Horsethief and Ruby Canyons and the rapids of Westwater Canyon. Reconnect, revel, and relax with stories, nature walks, river running, and play. Bring your mothers, daughters, and grandmothers. For more info go to cfimoab.org, call 4352597750, or email info@cfimoab.org
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Women: Wild By Nature Annual Rafting Trip

Join Canyonlands Field Institute on August 4-8 for our annual river rafting trip for women. Led by CFI's Director Karla VanderZanden you will enjoy three nights camping and river running on the Colorado River's Horsethief and Ruby Canyons and the rapids of Westwater Canyon. Reconnect, revel, and relax with stories, nature walks, river running, and play. Bring your mothers, daughters, and grandmothers. For more info go to cfimoab.org, call 4352597750, or email info@cfimoab.org
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Mac Computer Classes at Basalt Regional Library

Join us at Basalt Regional Library to learn more about your Mac Computer. Learn the basics on Tuesday, August 16 and learn about some of the Apple Programs that come with it on Tuesday, August 30. 1:00-2:15 PM.
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Foreign Film Night at Basalt Regional Library

Join us on Wednesday, August 31 at Basalt Regional Library to watch the 2004 Japanese film "Nobody Knows". In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning. 5:15-7:00 PM.
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The Four Corners Folk Festival

Come and experience the joy that is The Four Corners Folk Festival. Located on Reservoir Hill Park in Pagosa Springs Colorado with forested on-site camping that surrounds this breathtaking mountaintop venue. This year’s line-up includes The Del McCoury Band, The Milk Carton Kids, Darrell Scott, The O’Conner band featuring Mark O’Conner, Sara Watkins, John Fullbright, Sierra Hull, The Black Lillies and more.
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Old Town Jetting

The Town of Carbondale will begin jetting Old Town starting mid- July through mid- September. We will be trying to jet on Tuesdays & Thursdays but this could vary depending on our schedules. If you have questions call the office 963-3140
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Carbondale Farmers Market has started!

Happy summer everyone! The Carbondale Farmers Market has started for the season and will be held from 10 to 3 each Wednesday on 4th Street from Main down to the Launchpad. Come for fresh fruits and veggies, local bread, coffee, eggs, flowers, delicious lunch vendors, live music, local art and a whole lot more! Find more details at www.carbondalefarmersmarket.com
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New Evening Farmers' Market in Carbondale

Now you can come to a Farmers' Market in Carbondale after work on Wednesday evenings from 4-8. It's behind the Town Hall and Rec Center at Colorado and 4th St. Stock up on fresh local veggies and fruit, meat from local ranches, fresh bread and local crafts. And bring the kids - it's a great place to play, there's even a petting zoo! That's Wednesday evenings from 4-8 behind Town Hall. Our local farmers need us - and we need them - see you at the Farmers' Market!
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SECOND MONDAY EVERY MONTH: FREE LEGAL CLINIC AT YOUR BASALT REGIONAL LIBRARY

Free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, from 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM on the SECOND MONDAY of each month at your Basalt Regional Library in Basalt. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure for all Colorado civil matters. Upcoming 2016 dates: July 11; August 8; September 12; October 10; November 14; and December 12, 2016 FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED; ALL FREE
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