Garfield County Libraries

  • Art in the Stacks: James Mason

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    Join us for an in-person, socially-distanced, artist reception for James Mason.

    Mason is the creator of “Amalie’s Gift” which is a 55-pound metal sculpture that currently hangs near the fireplace at the Carbondale Branch Library.

    The event will take place on the lawn outside the Carbondale Branch Library. Social distance,…

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    Spring Lecture Series: Barefoot Dreams

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    Join us for the third session of the Spring Lecture Series. “Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna” tells the tale of Mexican migration to Colorado following the Mexican Revolution. Find out about the history of the immigrant families in our community.

    Alda P. Dobbs is the author of the upcoming novel…

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    Learn Chinese Calligraphy / Aprende Caligrafia China

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    Your Garfield County Libraries, in honor of Asian / Pacific American Heritage Month, invite adults and teens to a virtual workshop on Chinese Calligraphy. Join San Francisco-based calligraphy artist Jo Jo Liu, board member of the San Francisco Chinese Arts Association, in this time-honored artistic tradition. In this bilingual event…

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    Chinese Calligraphy for Kids / Caligrafia China para Ninos

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    Your Garfield County Libraries, in honor of Asian / Pacific American Heritage Month, invite kids ages 7+ to a virtual workshop on Chinese Calligraphy. Join San Francisco-based calligraphy artist Jo Jo Liu, board member of the San Francisco Chinese Arts Association, in this time honored artistic tradition. In this bilingual…

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    Meet the Author: Lisa Dancing-Light

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    In celebration of Earth Day and the release of the book “Magic Mountain,” your Garfield County Libraries welcome local author Lisa Dancing-Light to read her new book. During this online event which begins at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, Dancing-Light will also discuss the process of writing the book…

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - April 22, 2021

    Volunteer outdoors

    Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers is now registering volunteers for trailwork, restoration, and education events in April, May, and June. Space is limited! Registration is at rfov.org

    Incubating farmers

    Colorado Farm and Food Alliance, located in Paonia, is seeking fourread more →

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    Senior Matters: The new normal. Reopening our lives

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    Your libraries in collaboration with Senior Matters are hosting an open conversation for people ages 65 and up about what is next after the COVID-19 Pandemic. Vaccines are being made available to more and more people, and slowly we can all think about reopening our lives. What does this mean…

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    Scuttlebutt - January 28, 2021

    ReFUND Colorado
    The Donate to Colorado Nonprofit Fund (ReFUND CO) allows state taxpayers to donate a portion of their tax refunds to a Colorado-based nonprofit. This provides the sector with a funding boost and strengthens ties with donors. Learn more about the ReFUND Colorado campaign, timeline, eligibility… read more →

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    Overdue fees eliminated at Garfield County Libraries

    Garfield County Public Libraries (GCPL) is once again setting the standard for community engagement and free education by eliminating overdue material fees — indefinitely.
    Although overdue fees have been removed, library materials still have a due date and items 60 days past due will have a replacement… read more →