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Hiroya Tsukamoto in Concert at the Library!

Combine North American folk music with Japanese roots and you've got Hiroya Tsukamoto, a one of a kind composer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter in concert at the Carbondale Branch Library, Thursday, August 21 at 4 p.m. With compositions rich in technique and tone, his music will guide you on path of peace and tranquility. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Creative iPhone Photography

Registration is open for Creative iPhone Photography with Karen Divine on Friday – Sunday, August 22 – 24, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Using the iphone and focusing on just a few apps, you will find the “magic in the mundane” and the “poetry in the commonplace” and integrate these concepts into a final piece. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Garfield Clean Energy rebate offer

Garfield Clean Energy and Glenwood Springs Electric are offering new rebates for energy efficiency upgrades. The rebates can be used by households and businesses from Glenwood Springs to Parachute. In Glenwood Springs, homeowners and renters can get a free Energy Smart home assessment with a visit from an energy coach. Glenwood Springs Electric customers can also reserve a rebate for installing solar electric systems on a home or business. For more, call CLEER: 704-9200.
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Coredination & Bonedale Ballet's Summer Dance and Movement Workshop June 23-August 23.

Summer dance & movement workshop June 23- August 23 for all ages. Enjoy classes in Ballet, Jazz,Tap, Pilates and Yoga, followed by a dance performance to top it off! To register, call Alexandra (970) 379-2187. Check out our schedule onlline at : www.corepilatesballetyoga.com or www.bonedaleballet.com. Location of Coredination: 455 S.3rd Street carbondale, Colorado. 81623, just next door to the new Carbondale library.
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Patty Limerick speaks at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle about oil and gas, Aug. 23

Noted Western history professor and writer Patty Limerick will speak from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on August 23, at the Clough ["CLOW"] Auditorium at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle. Known for applying history to current issues, Limerick will be joined by academic experts in health, hydraulic fracturing and water. The event is a public forum intended for open dialog in the spirit of learning and respect.
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RESONANCE ALCHEMY: AWAKENING THE TREE OF LIFE talk & Booksigning with Katherine Parker

Friday, Aug. 22nd at 7:00 pm in the Board Room, 3rd St Ctr, 520 S. 3rd Street, Carbondale Join author and energy healer Katherine Parker, Resonance Alchemy’s visionary developer, as she shares the story of receiving this profound system of healing in a process of direct spiritual guidance. Suggested donation: $10 . To register e-mail info@davinikent.org For more information about Resonance Alchemy and Katherine call 303-406-8725 or go to www.ResonanceAlchemy.com.
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Redstone Historic Society Musical Show

The Redstone Historic Society hosts it’s annual membership drive on Friday, August 22 at the Redstone Castle from 7 – 8:30 p.m. The event features Mead Metcalf, founder of the Crystal Palace and Stephanie Askew, a member of the Redstone Historic Band & Redstone Rubies, performing opera and musical favorites. The event is open to the public and is an opportunity for RHS members to renew their memberships, which start at $25. For more information contact Sue McEvoy at 970-704-1843.
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Dog Day 5K hosted by Colorado Animal Rescue

August 23th at Two River’s Park in GWS. 5K run/walk is to raise money for shelter animals. All pets must be friendly and on leash. Preregister until August 22nd for $20. Day of the race $22, Kids under 8 free. Preregister online at coloradoanimalrescue.org, at CARE, or Summit Canyon in GWS. Refreshments, snacks and t-shirts.
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RESONANCE ALCHEMY: An experiential introductory workshop with founder Katherine Parker

Sat, Aug. 23 at 10 am in the Calaway Room, 3rd St Ctr., Carbondale. Experience & learn Resonance Alchemy, a unique system of higher dimensional vibrational healing and personal transformation. The work is based on the understanding that all living things coexist in a unified and intelligent field of matter, energy and spirit. Katherine Parker, energy healer & author of the book Resonance Alchemy leads the workshop. To register call 303-406-8725 or e-mail Katherine@ResonanceAlchemy.com.
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Roaring Fork Songwriters Group at the Library!

The Roaring Fork Songwriters Group meets at the Carbondale Branch Library the fourth Monday of the month, and is open to songwriters of all levels. Writers are encouraged to share a lyric or a melody, or something they’ve finished and want to test out on a responsive audience, in a supportive, helpful atmosphere. Facilitated by different guest musician each month. The grand piano is available for use. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889
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French Chat

Mondays, August 4, 11, 18, 25 from noon to 1 pm at Pitkin County Library Librarian staff member Nathalie Crick, who was born and raised in Belgium, will moderate a French Chat for anyone interested in brushing up on their French. Bring your lunch and join in the conversation.
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Making Landscape Painting Relevant: going large

Registration is open for Making Landscape Painting Relevant: going large with David Warner on Tuesday – Friday, August 26 – 29, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. We will paint the local landscape as a starting point for artistic expression by looking beyond representational and stylized conveniences. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Spanish Chat

Tuesdays, August 5, 12, 19, 26 from noon to 1 pm at Pitkin County Library. Lillian Scott, a native Spanish speaker, will lead conversation for all levels of Spanish language speakers and learners. Brown bag lunch optional.
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Family Storytime at the Library!

Children of all ages and their families are invited to Family Storytime at the Carbondale Branch Library with stories, songs, and fun every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. This family storytime will be held in the library's Community Room. More information by calling the library at 970-963-2889.
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High School Summer Reading Book Club at the Libary!

Teens are invited to work on their assigned summer reading list at the Carbondale Branch Library August 13 and 27 at 4pm to read, discuss, and check out books from the Roaring Fork High School's summer reading lists. All books and reading speeds welcome. Snacks provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Senior Matters Book Club at the Library!

Senior Matters hosts a monthly book club sponsored by the Carbondale Branch Library every 4th Wednesday of the month, 4pm at the library. More information at 970-963-2889.
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Community Meeting at the Library!

The Carbondale Branch Library will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, August 27 at 6 p.m., to hear from YOU about what you want from your library -- now and in the future. Dinner provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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7th Annual PICKIN' in the PARK Summer Concert Series

FREE live music in Paonia Town Park every THUR in AUG by National Acts: SHINYRIBS (Aug 7), MISS TESS & THE TALKBACKS (Aug 14), DREW EMMITT BAND (Aug 21) & BASKERY (Aug 28). All shows have top-notch opening acts. Family friendly environment, with an on-site kids' activity area. Local food vendors, local wines & Paonia's own Revolution Brewing, plus non-alcoholic beverages. Bring a lawn chair, blankets, coolers, picnics, but no glass please! Please visit web site for details.
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Gong Meditation on Thur, Aug 28 at 7:00 pm in the Round Room, 3rd St Ctr, Carbondale

Join us for a concert with planetary Gongs, crystal and Tibetan singing bowls. Restore body, mind and spirit! Lay back and allow the sound vibrations to work as you relax into a state of restoration. Barry Chapman, Conor Johnson, Elizabeth Ward on the Gongs and harmonium and Karen Connington on the Bowls. $20 Admission. BRING MAT, PILLOW & BLANKET! For more information call 970-618-5879.
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First Wednesday Book Club at the Library!

The Carbondale community is invited to join with friends and fellow readers at the Carbondale Branch Library's First Wednesday Book Club, Wednesday, September 3, 6 p.m. Desserts and drinks are provided. The book is "Transatlantic" by Colum McCann. Copies are available through the library. More information by calling 970-963-2889.
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Mountain Fair Volunteer BBQ & Picnic

CCAH warmly invites all Mountain Fair volunteers to a Thank You BBQ and Picnic on Sept 5, 5-8pm at CCAH’s new spot, the old library building, on 4th & Main. We’ll be cooking up hotdogs and hamburgers, serving New Belgium Beer, the winner of the New Belgium cruiser bike will be drawn, and we will raise a toast to the spirit of community! Volunteers are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, picnic blanket, and his/her own cup, plate, & utensil! Call (970)963-1680 with questions.
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FREE PREVIEW of Wyly Fall Art Club I: ages 6 - 12

Registration is open for FREE PREVIEW of Wyly Fall Art Club I: ages 6 - 12, with Chelsea Richards, on Tuesday, September 9, 4:00 – 5:30 pm (drop off & open studio 3:30 – 4:00pm.) Registration is required. Projects cultivate creativity, introduce visual arts skills and build self-esteem. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Art Farm: painting & pinot

Registration is open for Art Farm: painting & pinot with Kathy Honea & Lisa Singer on Wednesday, September 10, 6:00– 8:00 pm. Sip some wine while you get your creativity growing. The Wyly will provide inspiration, all materials, wine and snacks each month to one and all. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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All Mixed Up: transfer images onto any surface

Registration is open for All Mixed Up: transfer images onto any surface with Mariana Vieira on Friday – Saturday, September 12 – 13, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. You will learn new methods of evaporative alcohol image transfer onto almost any surface in this fast-paced, creative workshop. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Artist Beat: WTF? Wall, Table, Floor Artists’ Talk

Artist of the WTF? Exhibition will discuss their featured work at CCAH’s R2 Gallery on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Artists include ceramicists Jill Oberman of the Carbondale Clay Center, Doug Casebeer of Anderson Ranch, Frank McGuirk, and mixed media artist Andrew Roberts-Gray. For information about the artists visit carbondalearts.com. For questions about the event call (970)963-1680.
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C.A.R.E.'s Dressed to the K9's

Join us on Sept. 13th at The Orchard for our annual event. A fabulous fashion show featuring C.A.R.E.s most adorable adoptables and a video presentation. Enjoy food by Fusion Catering, desserts by Killer Cakes, a wine, beer and champagne bar and a small silent auction. Ticket on sale now for only $75
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Health Grants Available

The Western Colorado Community Foundation is currently accepting applications to the Western Colorado Health Fund. Grants range from $1,000 to $4,000 and are available to clinics, hospitals and other organizations to address access to health care and to improve health care delivery in smaller, rural communities. Preference will be given to programs serving less populated communities. More info or proposals to tgillespie@wc-cf.org
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Writers' Club at the Library!

Held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, the Carbondale Library Writers' Group provides a supportive environment for writers of all genres, 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. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Wyly Fall Art Club I: ages 6 - 12

Registration is open for Wyly Fall Art Club I: ages 6 - 12, with Chelsea Richards, on Tuesdays, September 16 – October 14, 4:00 – 5:30 pm (drop off & open studio 3:30 – 4:00pm.) Registration is required. Projects cultivate creativity, introduce visual arts skills and build self-esteem. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Trudi Peet: memorial exhibition

The Wyly Art Center presents Trudi Peet: memorial exhibition, organized by Nina Pedersen, Olivia Petersen & Sandy Smith. 50% of all proceeds benefits the Wyly Art Center programs and 50% benefits Doctors Without Borders. Opening reception is on Friday, September 19, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Exhibition dates are September 4 – October 30. Gallery hours are Tue – Sat, 10 am – 4 pm. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Cocktail Party Benefit: ART, PLAY, LOVE

The Wyly Art Center presents its annual gala Cocktail Party Benefit: ART, PLAY, LOVE on Sunday, September 21, 4:00 – 7:00 pm honoring Dick Carter with The Wyly Creative Force Award. It will be an extraordinary evening of community celebration, cocktails and culinary creations, visual inspiration and art to benefit The Wyly at the Roaring Fork Club in Basalt. For more information visit wylyarts.org, or contact 970-927-4123 or holly@wylyarts.org.
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Maroon Bells Restoration Project - Volunteers Needed

The Colorado Mountain Club is hosting three volunteer projects in the Maroon-Bells/Snowmass Wilderness to help repair damage to sensitive habitats. Volunteer crews will backpack along the Four-Pass Loop Trail and rehabilitate dispersed campsites in riparian areas. No experience necessary! CMC will provide food, group camping gear, and project leadership. Projects Aug 16-17; Sept 7-14 and Sept. 20-21. Learn more and register at cmc.org/stewardship.
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Get Your Uke On at the Library!

Get Your Uke On! class on at the Carbondale Branch Library the first and third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Beginners and experts of all ages are welcome. Each session starts with a sing along, followed by a short lesson, and ends with a Uke Jam. Non-Ukers are welcome to sit in. More information by calling the library, 970-963-2889.
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Carbondale Culture Club

Connecting our community through Education, Enlightenment, and Entertainment....every Wednesday from 12 to 1 in the Third Street Center. It's Free, and it's fun! We bring in musicians and artists from far and wide. ..authors, experts , philosophers and healers and more. It's the Carbondale Culture Club, in the Third Street Center, every Wednesday at noon.
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Senior Matters Book Club at the Library!

Senior Matters hosts a monthly book club sponsored by the Carbondale Branch Library every 4th Wednesday of the month, 4pm at the library. More information at 970-963-2889.
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Mixed Media Painting, Collage and Sculpture

Registration is open for Mixed Media Painting, Collage and Sculpture with K Rhynus Cesark on Friday – Sunday, September 26 – 28, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Learn two- and three-dimensional approaches (both on and off the wall) to working with mixed media, collage, paint and sculpture. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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CCAH Presents The Pop Up Pin Down

Paint, sculpture, & movement combine during the dynamic and wholly unconventional Pop Up Pin Down, taking place Sept. 19 & 26, 7-9pm, at SAW. This pop up show is a performance and exhibition featuring installations by Chris Erickson which will be tampered with and altered by dance artists Chloe Burton, Eli. D Riecks, Rochelle Norwood, Aja McAdams, A.J. Hobbs, & Deborah Colley. Doors open at 7 pm, performances begin at 7:30pm. For more information visit carbondalearts.com.
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Roaring Fork Songwriters Group at the Library!

The Roaring Fork Songwriters Group meets at the Carbondale Branch Library the fourth Monday of the month, and is open to songwriters of all levels. Writers are encouraged to share a lyric or a melody, or something they’ve finished and want to test out on a responsive audience, in a supportive, helpful atmosphere. Facilitated by different guest musician each month. The grand piano is available for use. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889
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Watercolor Traveler

Registration is open for Watercolor Traveler with Laurie Doctor on Friday – Sunday, October 10 – 12, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. This class is designed for anyone interested in some fresh portable ways to paint, draw and write. The class will lead students in exercises and ideas for travel and quick impressions. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Writers' Group at the Library!

Held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, the Carbondale Library Writers' Group provides a supportive environment for writers of all genres, 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. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Get Your Uke On at the Library!

Get Your Uke On! class on at the Carbondale Branch Library the first and third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Beginners and experts of all ages are welcome. Each session starts with a sing along, followed by a short lesson, and ends with a Uke Jam. Non-Ukers are welcome to sit in. More information by calling the library, 970-963-2889.
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Roaring Fork Songwriters Group at the Library!

The Roaring Fork Songwriters Group meets at the Carbondale Branch Library the fourth Monday of the month, and is open to songwriters of all levels. Writers are encouraged to share a lyric or a melody, or something they’ve finished and want to test out on a responsive audience, in a supportive, helpful atmosphere. Facilitated by different guest musician each month. The grand piano is available for use. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889
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Senior Matters Book Club at the Library!

Senior Matters hosts a monthly book club sponsored by the Carbondale Branch Library every 4th Wednesday of the month, 4pm at the library. More information at 970-963-2889.
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Writers' Group at the Library!

Held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, the Carbondale Library Writers' Group provides a supportive environment for writers of all genres, 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. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Get Your Uke On at the Library!

Get Your Uke On! class on at the Carbondale Branch Library the first and third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Beginners and experts of all ages are welcome. Each session starts with a sing along, followed by a short lesson, and ends with a Uke Jam. Non-Ukers are welcome to sit in. More information by calling the library, 970-963-2889.
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Roaring Fork Songwriters Group at the Library!

The Roaring Fork Songwriters Group meets at the Carbondale Branch Library the fourth Monday of the month, and is open to songwriters of all levels. Writers are encouraged to share a lyric or a melody, or something they’ve finished and want to test out on a responsive audience, in a supportive, helpful atmosphere. Facilitated by different guest musician each month. The grand piano is available for use. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889
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Senior Matters Book Club at the Library!

Senior Matters hosts a monthly book club sponsored by the Carbondale Branch Library every 4th Wednesday of the month, 4pm at the library. More information at 970-963-2889.
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Aspen's Thrift Shop Celebrates 65 Years

The ladies of the all-volunteer Thrift Shop of Aspen invite the public to help celebrate 65 years serving the community. Come shop and check out the ever-changing inventory of fantastic items. You may also participate by donating gently used clothing and household items to be sold at reasonable prices. All proceeds are given to non-profits in the Roaring Fork Valley. The shop is located at 422 E. Hopkins Avenue in Aspen. Hours are 10-3pm Monday through Saturday.
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Writers' Group at the Library!

Held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, the Carbondale Library Writers' Group provides a supportive environment for writers of all genres, 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. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Get Your Uke On at the Library!

Get Your Uke On! class on at the Carbondale Branch Library the first and third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Beginners and experts of all ages are welcome. Each session starts with a sing along, followed by a short lesson, and ends with a Uke Jam. Non-Ukers are welcome to sit in. More information by calling the library, 970-963-2889.
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Roaring Fork Songwriters Group at the Library!

The Roaring Fork Songwriters Group meets at the Carbondale Branch Library the fourth Monday of the month, and is open to songwriters of all levels. Writers are encouraged to share a lyric or a melody, or something they’ve finished and want to test out on a responsive audience, in a supportive, helpful atmosphere. Facilitated by different guest musician each month. The grand piano is available for use. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889
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Senior Matters Book Club at the Library!

Senior Matters hosts a monthly book club sponsored by the Carbondale Branch Library every 4th Wednesday of the month, 4pm at the library. More information at 970-963-2889.
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