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March 2020

Dungeons and Dragons

March 2 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, repeating until March 16, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Come play this iconic game. Some experience with D&D is necessary. Grades 5+.

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Adult GED Prep & Academic Improvement

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

This group is for any adult who wants to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. The focus will be on preparation for passing all four subjects of the GED tests. Participants who just want to improve those same skills without taking the tests are also very welcome to attend. All who attend will be instructed on an individual basis in a group setting and will need to purchase their own learning materials. Please register with Berenice Forrest at berenice@basaltlibrary.org…

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Toddler Tales

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Two-year olds (with a favorite adult) have the opportunity to practice their emerging language skills through interactive stories, songs and games.

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Citizenship Exam Preparation

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

This series follows lesson plans provided to educators by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to prepare students for the U.S. citizenship civics exam. Lessons include content on American Government, American History, and Integrated Civics covered in the Civics Handouts with interactive games and student-centered activities. Each week will have a different focus, topics are listed below. 3/3 Abraham Lincoln 3/10 Civil War/U.S. Wars in the 1800s 3/17 U.S. History Since 1900 3/24 Equality and Freedom/ Your Government and You…

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Teen Movies After School: “Now & Then”

March 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Join us for a screening of the 1995 coming-of-age girl-gang classic, Now and Then. Set in 1970s small-town America, four teenage girls spend their summer avoiding the neighborhood boys, speaking frankly about their changing lives and bodies, and attempting to solve a murder. Starring Christina Ricci, Thora Birch, Gaby Hoffmann, and Ashleigh Aston Moore, Now & Then is often referred to as the female version of "Stand By Me." Rated PG-13. Doors at 3:15 PM, the movie begins promptly at…

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Paws to Read

March 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Children in grades 1st - 4th 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 suggested. Call 970-927-4311, ext 1021 for more information.

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Yarn Group

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Bring your knitting, crochet or needlepoint projects, share ideas with others and get help if you need it. Hosted by Sarah Blaine. Some experience required.

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Philosophy Club: The Implications of Climate Change

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

What are the philosophical implications of climate change? We will find out how philosophy can help us adapt to crisis in a changing world. Philosophy Club is for people interested in having big conversations about the meaning of life, society and the ideas and ideologies that surround us.

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First Wednesday Book Club

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

No required books, just come and talk about what you're reading.

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Free Lunch at the Library (18 & Under)

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A free bag lunch is provided each Wednesday throughout the school year for anyone under 18. No sign-up or registration required. Offered in partnership with Food Bank of the Rockies.

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Kids Learning Lab

March 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Children are introduced to the fascinating fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for a chance to play, explore, and problem solve in an unstructured setting. Every week offers a new opportunity to explore, build, learn and create!

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Books on the Big Screen: “BlacKkKlansman”

March 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

"Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events." - IMDb Director Spike Lee | 2018 | English | 135mins

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Book Review Club

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

No required books, just come and talk about what you're reading.

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Preschool Adventures

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stories, games, and fun. Recommended for children ages 3-5. March 5: Little Artist with the Art Base March 12: Little Scientists March 19: Storytelling with Merrilee Hindman

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Overdrive 101

March 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Need help with Overdrive? Stop by to learn how to check out and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from the library's Overdrive collection. This workshop will touch on using the Overdrive app, as well as the Libby app. Participants should bring their library card number, and are welcome to bring their own devices. Register by calling 970-927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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Drop In Chess Club

March 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by the library for a friendly game of chess. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome.

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Local Author Presentation: Charles Morris

March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Charles Morris, author of "Butterfly: the Journey from Loss to Recovery, A Guide for Transformation", will speak about his book and his loss experience.

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Baby Storytime

March 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Babies from birth to 24 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, playtime and share a book together in each session.

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Astronomy Night

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Join the Basalt Regional Library and the Basalt High School Aerospace Club for an evening of stargazing at the library. Use our telescopes to get a closer look of the winter sky, and learn which constellations are prominent this time of year. This event is great for anyone who wants to learn more before checking out a telescope from the library. We'll keep warm by the bonfire with hot cocoa and s'mores. This event is in Midland Park behind the…

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How to Play Mahjong

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Test your abstract strategy skills and learn to play mahjong. All skill levels welcome, previous experience not necessary.

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CrafterDay

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Drop in for a new craft project each Saturday morning. You never know what we'll have planned, but it's always fun! All ages.

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Community Conversations: Outer Climate/Inner Climate

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A panel discussion addressing how the climate crisis affects our mental health, and what we can do to positively effect change for the environment and for ourselves. Representatives from Pitkin Co Health & Human Services, CU-Boulder, and the Aspen Chapel will be present. Presented in partnership with ACES and CORE.

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Adult GED Prep & Academic Improvement

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

This group is for any adult who wants to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. The focus will be on preparation for passing all four subjects of the GED tests. Participants who just want to improve those same skills without taking the tests are also very welcome to attend. All who attend will be instructed on an individual basis in a group setting and will need to purchase their own learning materials. Please register with Berenice Forrest at berenice@basaltlibrary.org…

Find out more »

Toddler Tales

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Two-year olds (with a favorite adult) have the opportunity to practice their emerging language skills through interactive stories, songs and games.

Find out more »

Citizenship Exam Preparation

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

This series follows lesson plans provided to educators by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to prepare students for the U.S. citizenship civics exam. Lessons include content on American Government, American History, and Integrated Civics covered in the Civics Handouts with interactive games and student-centered activities. Each week will have a different focus, topics are listed below. 3/3 Abraham Lincoln 3/10 Civil War/U.S. Wars in the 1800s 3/17 U.S. History Since 1900 3/24 Equality and Freedom/ Your Government and You…

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After School Adventures: Rainbow Suncatchers

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Learn about rainbow science as we create rainbow pony bead and prism sun catchers! The beads are strung in a rainbow of colors and the prism will cast beautiful rainbows all over the room when the sun hits it. Recommended for 1st-4th grade.

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Yarn Group

March 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Bring your knitting, crochet or needlepoint projects, share ideas with others and get help if you need it. Hosted by Sarah Blaine. Some experience required.

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Healing Properties of Grief Panel Discussion

March 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A panel of guests—featuring Charles Morris, author; Jarid Rollins, licensed Clinical Social Worker; Wewer Kehone, Ph.D., artist and author of "Artful Dreaming"; and Vanessa Porras, artist and art educator—will discuss the healing properties of grief as well as their interactions with it. Charles will address the story we tell ourselves along with neuroscience behind it. Jarid will weigh in on the consequences of unprocessed stress, while Wewer will cover the role of the subconscious and Vanessa the role of art…

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Social Security Webinar with Wealth by Design

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Josh Weller, public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration, will discuss how social security benefits are calculated, their eligibility requirements, the application process, planning tools available on SocialSecurity.gov and more.

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Free Lunch at the Library (18 & Under)

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

A free bag lunch is provided each Wednesday throughout the school year for anyone under 18. No sign-up or registration required. Offered in partnership with Food Bank of the Rockies.

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Kids Learning Lab

March 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Children are introduced to the fascinating fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for a chance to play, explore, and problem solve in an unstructured setting. Every week offers a new opportunity to explore, build, learn and create!

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Documentary Night: “The River and the Wall”

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

"The River and the Wall follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes. They set out to document the borderlands and explore the potential impacts of a wall on the natural environment, but as the wilderness gives way to the more populated and heavily trafficked Lower Rio Grande Valley, they come face-to-face with the…

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Basalt Regional Library Finance Committee Meeting

March 11 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A meeting of the Basalt Regional Library District Finance Committee. Open to the public.

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Preschool Adventures

March 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stories, games, and fun. Recommended for children ages 3-5. March 5: Little Artist with the Art Base March 12: Little Scientists March 19: Storytelling with Merrilee Hindman

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Mac Photos Basics

March 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Learn how to use Mac's Photos app. This workshop includes navigating the app, importing and exporting images, creating albums and more. Register by calling (970) 927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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Drop In Chess Club

March 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by the library for a friendly game of chess. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome.

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Free Legal Clinic

March 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Volunteer attorneys will assist you with your legal matters, one-on-one via a computer link. Meetings are a maximum of 15 minutes. Please sign-up at the front desk or call 970-927-4311 before the day of the clinic. If time allows, walk-ins are welcome.

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Music at the Library: Broadway to Jazz

March 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

There is no formula to explain why particular great Broadway songs became jazz standards. But jazz history suggests that the chosen Broadway songs inspired improvisation in artists. Basalt Library’s “Broadway to Jazz” will refresh your memory of those mutations with a concert of songs from yesteryear. Cathy Markle, well-known local singer, actress, florist, landscape architect, farmer (and some-time political activist) brings together David Dyer, the quintessential performer and arranger of show tunes, Steve Cole, renowned jazz woodwind player and singer,…

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Baby Storytime

March 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Babies from birth to 24 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, playtime and share a book together in each session.

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CrafterDay

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Drop in for a new craft project each Saturday morning. You never know what we'll have planned, but it's always fun! All ages.

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Winter Writing Workshop

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Writers of all levels are invited to join Alicia Creyts for a writing workshop series. The workshop will be held once a month through June, with each month having a different focus. This month's focus will be on Calligrammatic Poetry.

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Bridge Club

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Stop by the library to play bridge. No previous experience necessary, beginners to advanced players are welcome.

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iCloud 101

March 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Demystify iCloud! Learn the basics, including what it is, why to use it, and some of the different ways to use it. Participants will need to know their Apple ID and password. Register by calling 970-927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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Dungeons and Dragons

March 16 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, repeating until March 16, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come play this iconic game. Some experience with D&D is necessary. Grades 5+.

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Adult GED Prep & Academic Improvement

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

This group is for any adult who wants to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. The focus will be on preparation for passing all four subjects of the GED tests. Participants who just want to improve those same skills without taking the tests are also very welcome to attend. All who attend will be instructed on an individual basis in a group setting and will need to purchase their own learning materials. Please register with Berenice Forrest at berenice@basaltlibrary.org…

Find out more »

Toddler Tales

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Two-year olds (with a favorite adult) have the opportunity to practice their emerging language skills through interactive stories, songs and games.

Find out more »

Citizenship Exam Preparation

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

This series follows lesson plans provided to educators by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to prepare students for the U.S. citizenship civics exam. Lessons include content on American Government, American History, and Integrated Civics covered in the Civics Handouts with interactive games and student-centered activities. Each week will have a different focus, topics are listed below. 3/3 Abraham Lincoln 3/10 Civil War/U.S. Wars in the 1800s 3/17 U.S. History Since 1900 3/24 Equality and Freedom/ Your Government and You…

Find out more »

Paws to Read

March 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Children in grades 1st - 4th 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 suggested. Call 970-927-4311, ext 1021 for more information.

Find out more »

Yarn Group

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Bring your knitting, crochet or needlepoint projects, share ideas with others and get help if you need it. Hosted by Sarah Blaine. Some experience required.

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Roaring Fork Quilt Guild Gathering

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Meet the members of the Roaring Fork Quilt Guild and view their amazing array of quilts. In addition to their smaller works that are on display in the lobby art case during the month of March, the guild members will bring larger quilts to display during this event. Community members are also encouraged to bring their own quilts to show off. This is a fantastic opportunity for local quilters to get to know one another, learn more about how to…

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Free Lunch at the Library (18 & Under)

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A free bag lunch is provided each Wednesday throughout the school year for anyone under 18. No sign-up or registration required. Offered in partnership with Food Bank of the Rockies.

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Retro Video Games: N64 Mario Kart Tournament

March 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Join us after school for our first vintage game event - a Nintendo 64 Mario Kart tournament! Face off against your friends with this classic 1997 racing video game - be careful to avoid the turtle shells and banana peels! Snacks provided and prizes awarded. To ensure your spot in the tournament, pre-register by stopping by the library or calling Teen Services Coordinator, Kristen Doyle at 970-927-4311 ext 1004. Open slots will be filled the day-of on a first-come, first-served…

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Kids Learning Lab

March 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Children are introduced to the fascinating fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for a chance to play, explore, and problem solve in an unstructured setting. Every week offers a new opportunity to explore, build, learn and create!

Find out more »

Preschool Adventures

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stories, games, and fun. Recommended for children ages 3-5. March 5: Little Artist with the Art Base March 12: Little Scientists March 19: Storytelling with Merrilee Hindman

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Drop In Chess Club

March 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by the library for a friendly game of chess. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome.

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War Stories with Paul Andersen

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

The sixth annual War Stories will be moderated by Paul Andersen, founder and executive director of Huts for Vets, and will feature veteran writers who are either alumni of the Huts for Vets programs or Huts for Vets board members who are also writers. There will be four discussion sessions, each featuring an individual veteran and their work. These writings will be compiled in advance and handed out to program participants – a mix of veterans and civilians – who…

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Baby Storytime

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Babies from birth to 24 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, playtime and share a book together in each session.

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SAT Prep Workshop

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Looking to improve your score before taking the SAT? Look no further! Join us for a FREE SAT Prep workshop with Philip Kalfas. With over 25 years of education experience, Philip will guide students through official practice tests, cover commonly missed questions, and provide strategies, tips, and insights to improve your SAT score. While this workshop is free, registration is required as space is limited. As junior students will be taking the SAT in school in April, registration will be…

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Movie Event: “The Mask You Live In”

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

"The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, our protagonists confront messages encouraging them to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify and degrade women, and resolve conflicts through violence. These gender stereotypes interconnect with race, class, and circumstance, creating a maze of identity issues boys and young…

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Instagram Basics

March 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Master the basics of the mobile social media platform Instagram. Learn how to create an account (if needed), post pictures, interact with others and more. Participants will need to bring their own mobile device, such as a smart phone or tablet. Register by calling 970-927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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Stars Over Basalt

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Stars Over Basalt - the Library's astronomy club! Professional and amateur astronomers will gather behind the Library to observe the stars. Telescopes will be provided or you may bring your own. Dress warmly! Hot drinks will be available.

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Adult GED Prep & Academic Improvement

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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This group is for any adult who wants to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. The focus will be on preparation for passing all four subjects of the GED tests. Participants who just want to improve those same skills without taking the tests are also very welcome to attend. All who attend will be instructed on an individual basis in a group setting and will need to purchase their own learning materials. Please register with Berenice Forrest at berenice@basaltlibrary.org…

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Citizenship Exam Preparation

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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This series follows lesson plans provided to educators by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to prepare students for the U.S. citizenship civics exam. Lessons include content on American Government, American History, and Integrated Civics covered in the Civics Handouts with interactive games and student-centered activities. Each week will have a different focus, topics are listed below. 3/3 Abraham Lincoln 3/10 Civil War/U.S. Wars in the 1800s 3/17 U.S. History Since 1900 3/24 Equality and Freedom/ Your Government and You…

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Yarn Group

March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Bring your knitting, crochet or needlepoint projects, share ideas with others and get help if you need it. Hosted by Sarah Blaine. Some experience required.

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International Cinema Night: “400 Blows”

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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"For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud), life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents (Claire Maurier, Albert Remy), Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene (Patrick Auffray), trying to plan for a better life. When one of their schemes goes awry, Antoine ends up in trouble with the law, leading to even more conflicts with unsympathetic authority figures." - Google Director François Truffaut | 1959 | French | 99mins

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Website Building Basics: Weebly

March 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Learn how to create your own website using Weebly. Pick a template, add pictures, edit the menu and more. Register by calling (970) 927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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Drop In Chess Club

March 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Stop by the library for a friendly game of chess. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome.

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Alpine Legal Services: Ask a Lawyer

March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free 15 minute consultations with an attorney. No appointment necessary. Translation services not guaranteed; please plan accordingly. Questions? Call Alpine Legal Services 970-945-8858. Consultas gratuitas de 15 minutos con un abogado. No se necesita cita. Servicios de traducción no garantizados; por favor planee en consecuencia. Preguntas? Llame a Alpine Legal Services 970-945-8858.

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Stranger Things Escape Room

March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Step into Hawkins, Indiana, to join Mike, Eleven and Dustin on their next adventure. Solve clues and use your psychokinetic abilities to escape before the supernatural threat hits in 30 minutes. This escape room is designed for adults 18+. Sign up in groups of up to six people. Register at the front desk or by emailing lbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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CrafterDay

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Drop in for a new craft project each Saturday morning. You never know what we'll have planned, but it's always fun! All ages.

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Afternoon Art: Flower Painting

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Use acrylic paint and simple techniques to paint a vibrant spring flower! This workshop is open to all ages; children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Materials provided. Registration required. Email Hannah at hcondon@basaltlibrary.org, call 970-927-4311 ext 1003, or sign up at the front desk. *Note: Aprons will be provided, but please dress for mess.

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Bridge Club

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Stop by the library to play bridge. No previous experience necessary, beginners to advanced players are welcome.

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YouTube Basics

March 30 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Master the video platform YouTube. This workshop includes finding and playing videos, creating an account (if needed), creating a channel, uploading and publishing videos and more. Register by calling (970) 927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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Couples Parenting Class

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Lauren Raymond and her husband from Daily Joy are back to help guide partners with children in their couples parenting class. This will be a three part series continuing on April 6th and 13th. The intent of this workshop is to bring people together who wish to employ better communication skill sets and have more tools for conflict resolution, creating a more JOYFUL partnership. We will deal with real life challenges, break up negative behaviors, and create new positive behaviors.…

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Adult GED Prep & Academic Improvement

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

This group is for any adult who wants to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. The focus will be on preparation for passing all four subjects of the GED tests. Participants who just want to improve those same skills without taking the tests are also very welcome to attend. All who attend will be instructed on an individual basis in a group setting and will need to purchase their own learning materials. Please register with Berenice Forrest at berenice@basaltlibrary.org…

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Citizenship Exam Preparation

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

This series follows lesson plans provided to educators by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to prepare students for the U.S. citizenship civics exam. Lessons include content on American Government, American History, and Integrated Civics covered in the Civics Handouts with interactive games and student-centered activities. Each week will have a different focus, topics are listed below. 3/3 Abraham Lincoln 3/10 Civil War/U.S. Wars in the 1800s 3/17 U.S. History Since 1900 3/24 Equality and Freedom/ Your Government and You…

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Art Explorers: Make a Kaleidoscope

March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
Free

Create your own kaleidoscope and learn how reflection and geometry transform ordinary objects into fantastic colors and patterns! Recommended for grades K-4.

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Yarn Group

March 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Bring your knitting, crochet or needlepoint projects, share ideas with others and get help if you need it. Hosted by Sarah Blaine. Some experience required.

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April 2020

Bolsitas Rojas / Little Red Bag Club

April 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A Spanish Reading Club for caregivers and children under 5 who are not in school. We will read stories and create an activity based on that story. We will also provide weekly book bags, and focus on literacy education for parents to practice at home. Presented in Spanish.

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Kids Learning Lab

April 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Children are introduced to the fascinating fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for a chance to play, explore, and problem solve in an unstructured setting. Every week offers a new opportunity to explore, build, learn and create!

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Books on the Big Screen: “A Walk in the Woods”

April 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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A books adapted to film series. Is the book always better? You decide! "After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends." - IMDb Director Ken Kwapis | 2015 | English | 104mins

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Book Review Club

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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No required books, just come and talk about what you're reading.

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Clase De Ingles

April 3 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until April 17, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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La biblioteca de Basalt en colaboración con Valley Settlement ofrecen clases de ingles. En comunidad, estudiantes pondrán metas con la maestra usadas como lecciones. Aprenderemos vocabulario a través de la lectura y juegos. Practicamos gramática con verbos cotidianos y conversaciones en base a tu trabajo, con tus hijos o con sus maestros. Para registrarte llama a Ingrid con el Valley Settlement al 970-230-2767 o con Berenice en la biblioteca de Basalt (970) 927-4311 ext 1002. The Basalt Regional Library in…

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Bolsitas Rojas / Little Red Bag Club

April 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A Spanish Reading Club for caregivers and children under 5 who are not in school. We will read stories and create an activity based on that story. We will also provide weekly book bags, and focus on literacy education for parents to practice at home. Presented in Spanish.

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Blackout Poetry

April 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating a unique blackout poem! Using pages from damaged library books, we'll block out certain words with illustrations and ink to create a new poem. All supplies and light refreshments provided. Grades 5+.

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Kids Learning Lab

April 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Children are introduced to the fascinating fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for a chance to play, explore, and problem solve in an unstructured setting. Every week offers a new opportunity to explore, build, learn and create!

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Documentary Night: “The Biggest Little Farm”

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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John and Molly set out on an eight year journey to develop a sustainable and diverse farm on 200 drought ridden acres of Ventura County. Join them on a journey with 10,000 trees, 200 different crops, Emma the pig and Greasy the Rooster on the Biggest Little Farm in the world. Director John Chester | 2018 | English | 91mins

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Author Presentation: Kirk Wallace Johnson

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Presented in partnership with the Roaring Fork Conservancy, author Kirk Wallace Johnson will visit the library for a presentation featuring his book "The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century". A gripping story of a bizarre and shocking crime, this book is also a fascinating exploration of one man's relentless pursuit of justice, obsession, and man's destructive instinct to harvest the beauty of nature. “Fascinating . . . a complex tale of greed, deception, and…

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Basics of Facebook Business Pages

April 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Learn how to create and manage a Facebook business page. This workshop includes how to create and update a business (or community organization, etc) profile, post to the timeline, and interact with followers. Participants should have a personal Facebook account created prior to this class, and have the login info handy. Register by calling 970-927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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Clase De Ingles

April 10 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until April 17, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

La biblioteca de Basalt en colaboración con Valley Settlement ofrecen clases de ingles. En comunidad, estudiantes pondrán metas con la maestra usadas como lecciones. Aprenderemos vocabulario a través de la lectura y juegos. Practicamos gramática con verbos cotidianos y conversaciones en base a tu trabajo, con tus hijos o con sus maestros. Para registrarte llama a Ingrid con el Valley Settlement al 970-230-2767 o con Berenice en la biblioteca de Basalt (970) 927-4311 ext 1002. The Basalt Regional Library in…

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Bolsitas Rojas / Little Red Bag Club

April 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A Spanish Reading Club for caregivers and children under 5 who are not in school. We will read stories and create an activity based on that story. We will also provide weekly book bags, and focus on literacy education for parents to practice at home. Presented in Spanish.

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Kids Learning Lab

April 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Children are introduced to the fascinating fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for a chance to play, explore, and problem solve in an unstructured setting. Every week offers a new opportunity to explore, build, learn and create!

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Clase De Ingles

April 17 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until April 17, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

La biblioteca de Basalt en colaboración con Valley Settlement ofrecen clases de ingles. En comunidad, estudiantes pondrán metas con la maestra usadas como lecciones. Aprenderemos vocabulario a través de la lectura y juegos. Practicamos gramática con verbos cotidianos y conversaciones en base a tu trabajo, con tus hijos o con sus maestros. Para registrarte llama a Ingrid con el Valley Settlement al 970-230-2767 o con Berenice en la biblioteca de Basalt (970) 927-4311 ext 1002. The Basalt Regional Library in…

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Bolsitas Rojas / Little Red Bag Club

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A Spanish Reading Club for caregivers and children under 5 who are not in school. We will read stories and create an activity based on that story. We will also provide weekly book bags, and focus on literacy education for parents to practice at home. Presented in Spanish.

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Kids Learning Lab

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Children are introduced to the fascinating fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for a chance to play, explore, and problem solve in an unstructured setting. Every week offers a new opportunity to explore, build, learn and create!

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Bolsitas Rojas / Little Red Bag Club

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

A Spanish Reading Club for caregivers and children under 5 who are not in school. We will read stories and create an activity based on that story. We will also provide weekly book bags, and focus on literacy education for parents to practice at home. Presented in Spanish.

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Kids Learning Lab

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Children are introduced to the fascinating fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for a chance to play, explore, and problem solve in an unstructured setting. Every week offers a new opportunity to explore, build, learn and create!

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