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Basalt Regional Library

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14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States

April 2021

Online Storytime

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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

Welcome to Online Storytime, taking place live on our Facebook Page! We are excited to invite families to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes.

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Building Bee Hotels with Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Do you like flowers, fruits, and veggies? Then help out our native pollinators by building wild bee hotels with Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers at the Basalt Regional Library! We’ll work together to build homes for the solitary bees that help our gardens grow, to be installed in the pollinator garden planted on the western side of the library. The bee hotels constructed during this program will be decorated the following week by Roaring Fork Valley youth, prior to installation. This…

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 26, 2021

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

Stop by the library on Wednesday afternoons for a free grab-and go-lunch! These shelf-stable snack lunches are for kids and teens 18 years old and younger but may also be picked up by a parent or caregiver. Take them home for later, or enjoy your lunch while responsibly socially distanced in the park behind the library - just make sure to pick up after yourself. Lunches will be distributed from the eastern side entrance of the library. Facemasks and social…

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Bee Hotel Decoration & Installation with Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Do you like flowers, fruits, and veggies? Then help out our native pollinators by decorating and installing wild bee hotels with Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers at the Basalt Regional Library! We’ll complete, decorate, and install bee hotels in the pollinator garden planted on the western side of the library. Learn how to use wood-burning tools and drills to create artistic designs and bee block homes. This program is for students in grades 5-12. This program will take place rain or…

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Online Storytime

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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

Welcome to Online Storytime, taking place live on our Facebook Page! We are excited to invite families to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes.

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May 2021

500 Tales of Summer: Adult Summer Reading Challenge

May 1
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Basalt Regional Library is challenging our community to help us read 500 books this summer! For each book you read you will receive a raffle ticket to be entered into our adventure raffle. Want to go swimming? Maybe you will win a trip to the Historical Glenwood Hot Springs. Want to feel the snow beneath you feet? Maybe you will win a day pass to Aspen Mountain. With our summer reading raffle you never know what adventure we have in…

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Youth Summer Reading Registration- NOW OPEN

May 3
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Sign up for our amazing Summer Reading Program begins today! Complete reading or activity logs, enter to win prizes, and most importantly HAVE FUN! Don't forget to check out the programs happening throughout the summer, including outside performers, crafts, storytimes and more!

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Planting our Victory Garden

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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CSU Extension agent Denyse Schrenker will guide us through the planting process as we begin our own Victory Garden at the Basalt Community Gardens. We will be direct-sowing radishes, carrots, lettuce, corn, squash, peas and beans as well as some experiments. Watermelon? Cantaloupe? Okra? Public health guidelines will be enforced including social distancing and mask wearing. Attendance is limited, registration required.

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 26, 2021

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

Stop by the library on Wednesday afternoons for a free grab-and go-lunch! These shelf-stable snack lunches are for kids and teens 18 years old and younger but may also be picked up by a parent or caregiver. Take them home for later, or enjoy your lunch while responsibly socially distanced in the park behind the library - just make sure to pick up after yourself. Lunches will be distributed from the eastern side entrance of the library. Facemasks and social…

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Basalt Regional Library Book Club

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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The Basalt Regional Library is hosting a virtual monthly book-club on Zoom, the first Wednesday of every month. Join us for an informal discussion of all things books. We'll look at highlights from some new releases, and share books we've been reading, as well as take a peek at the shortlisted titles from the Aspen Words Literary Prize!

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Grab & Go Activities

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Come pick up a different craft or activity every week! Perfect for kids and teens looking for a hands-on project, these activities can be scaled up or down depending on your crafter's grade level. Pick up a Grab & Go Activity kit on Wednesdays from 12 - 6 PM at the library's main entrance, while supplies last. Instructions for each activity are posted on our library blog weekly in both English and Spanish: basaltlibrary.org/blog

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Outside Storytime

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

We are excited to invite families to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Weather permitting, we will meet in the lawn in front of the library, otherwise join us live on Facebook!

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Take & Create: Paper Flowers

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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You don't need April's showers for these May flowers! Stop by the library today and pick up a Paper Flower kit. In the kit you will find everything you need to cut and fold beautiful paper flowers that can withstand the summer heat, and take no upkeep. Great for that special someone without a green thumb!

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 26, 2021

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

Stop by the library on Wednesday afternoons for a free grab-and go-lunch! These shelf-stable snack lunches are for kids and teens 18 years old and younger but may also be picked up by a parent or caregiver. Take them home for later, or enjoy your lunch while responsibly socially distanced in the park behind the library - just make sure to pick up after yourself. Lunches will be distributed from the eastern side entrance of the library. Facemasks and social…

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Outside Storytime

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

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

We are excited to invite families to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Weather permitting, we will meet in the lawn in front of the library, otherwise join us live on Facebook!

Find out more »

Spring Outdoor Flower Arrangements for Kids

May 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Arranging flowers doesn’t have to be an art reserved for trained florists! In this class you will learn how to create your own beautiful flower arrangement that you can keep for yourself or give it to a friend. Space is limited so please register by clicking the "Registration" button above. This program is weather permitting. We will be practicing social distancing by separating households 6 feet apart and anyone over the age of 2 must wear a mask. If the…

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Bountiful Bouquets

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Snip, trim, fluff and arrange your way to a beautiful flower arrangement. With this workshop you will have everything you will need to live out your dreams of becoming a florist. Bring a can do attitude and some gardening gloves and get to work. The wind blowing in your hair and the grass beneath your feet will give you the perfect surrounding to get your creative energy going. Registration required.

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Teen Bike Maintenance Workshop with Way of Compassion Bike Project

May 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Learn the foundations of bike maintenance and start to get your ride in shape for this summer! Students in grades 5 - 12 are invited to join this two-part program in partnership with The Way of Compassion Bike Project. In our first session, students will try their hands at fixing flat tires, breaking chains, and other must-know basics of keeping your bike in good working order. The following week, bike mechanics will help students assess the work their bike needs…

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JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 26, 2021

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

Stop by the library on Wednesday afternoons for a free grab-and go-lunch! These shelf-stable snack lunches are for kids and teens 18 years old and younger but may also be picked up by a parent or caregiver. Take them home for later, or enjoy your lunch while responsibly socially distanced in the park behind the library - just make sure to pick up after yourself. Lunches will be distributed from the eastern side entrance of the library. Facemasks and social…

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Outside Storytime

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

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

We are excited to invite families to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Weather permitting, we will meet in the lawn in front of the library, otherwise join us live on Facebook!

Find out more »

Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 26, 2021

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

Stop by the library on Wednesday afternoons for a free grab-and go-lunch! These shelf-stable snack lunches are for kids and teens 18 years old and younger but may also be picked up by a parent or caregiver. Take them home for later, or enjoy your lunch while responsibly socially distanced in the park behind the library - just make sure to pick up after yourself. Lunches will be distributed from the eastern side entrance of the library. Facemasks and social…

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Outside Storytime

May 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

We are excited to invite families to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Weather permitting, we will meet in the lawn in front of the library, otherwise join us live on Facebook!

Find out more »

Roaring Fork Audubon at the Library

May 29 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Roaring Fork Audubon Chair Mary Harris will lead us through a morning bird walk to learn about the riparian birds we have living in our neighborhood. All levels welcome! We will walk from the library along the riparian trails looking for Yellow Warbler, Warbling Vireo, Gray Catbirds, Song Sparrows, Black-capped Chickadees, and more. Social distancing and mask wearing will be enforced. Space is limited, registration required. Sign up here.

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June 2021

Outside Storytime

June 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

We are excited to invite families to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Weather permitting, we will meet in the lawn in front of the library, otherwise join us live on Facebook!

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

Outside Storytime

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

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

We are excited to invite families to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Weather permitting, we will meet in the lawn in front of the library, otherwise join us live on Facebook!

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

Outside Storytime

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

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

We are excited to invite families to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Weather permitting, we will meet in the lawn in front of the library, otherwise join us live on Facebook!

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

Find out more »

JOYFUL Partnership when Parenting Series

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

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

Lauren Raymond, from Daily Joy, and her husband will be here with her husband Mark, to help guide partners with children. The intent of this workshop is to employ better communication skill sets and provide tools for conflict resolution and creating a more JOYFUL partnership. You must register for this event.

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