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Denver Zoo at the Library

Join us for another exciting presentation from the Denver Zoo at the Carbondale Branch Library on Monday, August 3 at 1 p.m.! This program will guide children through a variety of the world’s ecosystems while exploring and identifying different animals and their adaptations to their habitats. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Denver Zoo at the Library

Join us for another exciting presentation from the Denver Zoo at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on Monday, August 3 at 5 p.m.! This program will guide children through a variety of the world’s ecosystems while exploring and identifying different animals and their adaptations to their habitats. For more information, call 970-945-5958.
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English In Action Tutor Orientation Training

Serving El Jebel to Aspen, English In Action provides English language tutoring to adults so they can participate more effectively as workers, parents and as members of the community. Becoming a volunteer tutor is a great way to help build a stronger community, while making new friends and having fun! No experience necessary. Their next training is on Monday, August 3rd, 4:00-7:00 PM at the Basalt Library. Visit englishinaction.org
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Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Meditation with Daniel Pierce

Join us on Tuesday, August 4th at 6:30 pm for a tantric tibetan singing bowl meditation session with sound master, Daniel Pierce. Arrive a few minutes early, bring a yoga mat or blanket and a friend. Donations for Daniel are welcomed.

Family Game Night: Loteria

Come by Basalt Regional Library on Tuesday, August 4 @ 5:30 to play the game of chance Loteria! All ages welcome.
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Garfield County Libraries Board of Trustees meeting

The Garfield County Libraries Board of Trustees next regular board meeting will be August 6, 2015 at the Carbondale Branch Library, 320 Sopris Avenue, Carbondale, CO 81623. Budget committee meeting will start at 3:30 pm and Board meeting will begin at 6 pm. For ADA needs, please contact Wilma at 625-4270 prior to meeting.
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Book Clubs @ Basalt Library

No required books, just bring what you are reading to Basalt Regional Library's book clubs. Wednesday, August 5. The First Wednesday Book Club @ 12:00 PM and the Book Review Club @ 6:00 PM.
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Resume Writing & job Hunting Tips.

Learn how to write the perfect resume and get tips on job hunting. Thursday, August 6, 1:00-2:15 PM @ Basalt Regional Library.
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The Wyly Art Center Annual Gala, August 8!

The Wyly Art Center presents its annual gala benefit: Pencil Us In on Saturday August 8, 6:00–9:00 pm honoring Sarah Peterson with The Wyly Creative Force Award. It will be an evening of community celebration, cocktails and culinary creations. View the newly planted pencil garden and bid at this year’s silent auction, featuring 100 10x10 original artworks. For more information and to purchase gala tickets, visit wylyarts.org, or contact 970-927-4123 or holly@wylyarts.org.
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14th Annual Advocate Safehouse Project Benefit Horse Show

If you love horses, then the 14th Annual Advocate Safehouse Project Benefit Horse Show on August 8th & 9th is for you at the beautiful Strang Ranch (0393 County Road 102, Carbondale) atop Missouri Heights. This horse show is sanctioned by the Colorado West Hunter Jumper Association (CWHJA). The funds raised will support Advocate Safehouse Project’s programs in Garfield County and the Roaring Fork Valley. For more information call 970-928-2070.
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Free Legal Clinic

Free legal clinic via computer link for parties without and attorney. First-come, first-served with sign-up sheet available. Monday, August 10, 2:00-5:00 PM @ Basalt Regional Library.
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Open Mic Night

Open mic night @ Basalt Regional Library for poetry and music. All ages welcome. Snacks and refreshments provided. Monday, August 10. Sign-up begins at 5:00 performances begin at 5:15.
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History of Mesoamerica

The Incas, Aztecs and Mayans with Rico Torres. Tuesday, August 11, 5:30-7:00 PM @ Basalt Regional Library.
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Register for Painting in all Media August 15-18 at The Wyly

Registration is open for Painting in all Media with Meridy Volz on Saturday, August 15- Tuesday, August 18, from 9:30 am– 4:30 pm. Students are encouraged to work from photographic references, as Meridy works individually with each student exploring diverse media, including oil, acrylic, pastel, oil pastel and watercolor.
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Adult PC Classes

Weekly Adult PC Classes at Basalt Regional Library. Wednesdays @ 12:00 PM. Aug. 5-Publisher 2010. Aug. 12-Google Drive.
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DanceLAB: YogaArt Camp for Kids

YogArt Camp is a week long yoga, art, & movement camp for kids ages 6 to 11 taught by Rochelle Norwood taking place Aug. 17-21 at The Launchpad. Kids will learn about their bodies through age appropriate yoga basics & creative movement. Opportunities to integrate self expression & reflection will be built into art projects through out! $150. Space is limited! To sign up contact Rochelle Norwood at rochellenorwood@hotmail.com or (530)919-1385.
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Treasure Mountain Hike, Sat. Aug. 15th, 6am

Join Wilderness Workshop Board President Karin Teague for a wild and spectacular hike, beginning near Crystal City. The difficult backcountry route climbs into Bear Basin past countless waterfalls and through head-high flowers, culminating in close-up views of the Chimneys of Treasure Mountain. Registration is required at www.wildernessworkshop.org or by calling 970-510-0697.
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Classical Concert Series

Stop by the Carbondale Branch Library on Saturday, August 1, 8, and 15 at 6 p.m. for classical concerts featuring students from the Aspen Music Festival. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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MELANGE, AN AMERICAN JUKEBOX CONCERT

MELANGE, AN AMERICAN JUKEBOX CONCERT, Hudson Reed Ensemble's 10th Anniversary Gala Celebration, an exceptional evening of music & merriment, is Friday, August 14, 7:30 pm, Aspen Community Church, followed by a Champagne & Caviar Reception at the Jerome Hotel. $35-Melange. $70-Melange plus Reception. Tickets at hudsonreedensemble.org. More information at 970-319-6867.
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Storytimes and more @ Basalt Regional Library

Storytimes at Basalt Regional Library begin at 10:30 AM. Monday is Mother Goose on the Loose: Storytime desgined for children 0-23 months. Tuesday is Tunes & Tales with Aspen Music Festival & School students. Friday is Baby storytime for children under 2. Drop-in for a fun craft on Saturdays, 10:20 AM-Noon.
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Movie Matinee & Lunch!

Join us at the Carbondale Branch Library for a movie matinee featuring a family film every Monday at 12 p.m. during June, July, and August. 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 Service Program. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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End of Summer Teacher Reception

School staff are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library on Tuesday, August 18 at 5 p.m. for dinner and conversation. Join us to learn about the resources available to support your classroom needs and let us know how the library can best serve you in the coming school year. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Gaming & Lunch!

Kids and teens are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library to come play with iPads and fun Wii games every Thursday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. during June, July, and August. 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 Service Program. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Movie Night @ Basalt Library

Monthly movie night @ Basalt Regional Library. Showing in August is "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston and Tim Holt. Wednesday, August 19 @ 5:15 PM.
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Carbondale Wild West Rodeo

Every Thursday through August 20th. Gates open at 5:30 pm, Slack is at 6:00 pm, Performance at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 at the gate, kids 10 and under are free. Carload up to 6 people is $30.00. Advance ticket purchase at the Roaring Fork Valley Coop. Book of 6 tickets for $50.00 a savings of $2/ticket. Come join us for a fun family event, bring your friends. Follow "like" us on Facebook at Carbondale Wild West Rodeo. For more information go to www.carbondalerodeo.com
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Aspen Music Festival & School Student Performances @ Basalt Regional Library

Performances by Aspen Music Festival & School students Thursdays, 5:15-7:00 PM @ Basalt Regional Library. Performers TBA. Doors open 20 minutes prior to concerts. Last concert August 20.
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Savage Lakes Hike, Sat. Aug 22nd, 7:30am

Join Wilderness Workshop’s Sarah Johnson for a hike into the Holy Cross Wilderness. Savage Lakes is surrounded by granite outcroppings and wildflower meadows. The Holy Cross Wilderness, designated in 1980, contains some of the most remote and least visited locations of all our local wilderness areas. This moderate hike is 4 miles round-trip and gains 1,160ft. Registration is required at www.wildernessworkshop.org or by calling 970-510-0697.
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Genealogy Help Session

Get assistance with your genealogy research. Friday, August 21, 1:00-3:00 PM @ Basalt Regional Library.
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East Willow Hike, Sun. Aug 23rd, 7:30am

Join Wilderness Workshop for a day hike into the East Willow drainage beyond Four Mile Park in the Thompson Divide. This area is part of the largest unprotected roadless area in Colorado. This mid-elevation moderate hike is 6 miles long. Registration is required at www.wildernessworkshop.org or by calling 970-510-0697.
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Aspen Valley Land Trust's 12th annual "Save the Land Dance"

Save the date for the 12th annual "Save the Land Dance" held at John Nieslanik’s Ranch in Carbondale on Saturday August 22nd at 5:30 pm. This year not only do we honor and celebrate the families who have forever protected their properties as open space, we also bid farewell to Executive Director Martha Cochran. Featuring a silent and live auction, dinner and drinks, music and dancing. Proceeds support AVLT's local conservation work.
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Sweetwater String Band stops in Aspen on August 22 at the Woody Creek Community Center

Sweetwater String Band will bring their cello-driven original bluegrass to Aspen on Saturday August 22nd for a special show at the Woody Creek Community Center at 8 PM. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information, please visit SweetwaterStringBand.com or WoodyC3.org.
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Retirement Basics

Author Discussion about "Retirement Basics" with Donna Davis. Monday, August 24, 5:30-7:00 PM @ Basalt Regional Library.
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Independent Film Night

Monthly independent film night @ Basalt Regional Library. Showing in August is "The Chambermaid", a film by Ingo Haeb. Wednesday, August 26, 5:15-7:00 PM.
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Pickin' in the Park - Paonia's Free Summer Concert Series

The 8th season of Pickin in the Park begins Aug 6th thru Aug 27th. All shows are Thurs evenings and go from 6pm until dark. Headliners for this series are: TODO MUNDO, NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS, DAVINA & THE VAGABONDS, and FRANK SOLIVAN & DIRTY KITCHEN. All shows have top-notch openers who also play an after-party show at the Paradise Theatre. Food vendors and on-site alcohol available. All shows broadcast live on KVNF. Visit www.pickinproductions.com for full details.
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Book Sale @ Basalt Regional Library

Friends' of the Library book sale is going on Friday, August 28 & Saturday, August 29. 10:00 AM-5:00 PM @ Basalt Regional Library. Most book $2.00 or less.
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Technology Classes @ Basalt Regional Library

Check Basalt Regional Library's website for a complete schedule of technology classes, including Facebook, iPads, iPhones and more!
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L.I.T. Crawl

The Carbondale Branch Library is seeking performers, poets, writers, and musicians for its 2nd Annual L.I.T. (Literature in Town) Crawl. The L.I.T. Crawl will feature different performers at the new CPAC sculpture installations and other locations around town on Thursday, October 1 at 4 p.m. For more information or to participate, call the library at 970-963-2889.
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Nia Classes Tuesdays, 6-7pm at the Launchpad in Carbondale

Nia is an inherently non-impact blend of 9 movement forms originating from the martial arts, dance arts, and healing arts. It is a complete cardiovascular fitness and wellness program that remains gentle on the body and is accessible to any body or fitness level. There are no prerequisites for Nia. All classes are taught barefoot with guided movements easily modified for all fitness levels - $10 Drop-in fee.
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