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14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States

April 2020

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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Free Legal Clinic

April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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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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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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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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Wine & Poetry

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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A night of exceptional wine tasting accompanied by "New World and Old World" poetry readings. This night includes a selection of short and favorite poems. Open mic will follow the formal poetry readings, beginning at 6PM. Offered in partnership with poet Jan M. Jennings and Gonzo Mirich of Jimbo's Liquors. Space limited; reservations required. To register contact Maura at mmasters@basaltlibrary.org. Must be 21 or older to participate.

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Winter Writing Workshop

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

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Basics of Facebook Business Pages Continued

April 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Dive deeper into what a Facebook Business Page can do. This workshop includes how to look at insights, create ads, and more. Participants should have a personal Facebook account created prior to this class, and have login info handy. This is a continuation of the basics class, but can be taken regardless. Register by calling 970-927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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Community Conversations: Bobby LeFebre, Colorado’s Poet Laureate

April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
Free

Colorado's Poet Laureate is coming to Basalt to celebrate National Poetry Month. We are honored to have Bobby LeFebre visit our Library during his tenure as state poet. Bobby LeFebre is an award-winning writer, performer, and cultural worker from Denver, Colorado. He is a two-time Grand Slam Champion, a National Poetry Slam Finalist, an Individual World Poetry Slam Finalist, and a two-time TEDx speaker. LeFebre has performed at hundreds of cultural events, social actions, detention centers, conferences, and colleges and…

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Teen Movies After School: “Dead Poets Society”

April 14 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Celebrate National Poetry Month with a screening of the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society. Set in 1956 at an elite boarding school, Robin Williams stars as an English teacher expanding his students' minds through poetry. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you certainly won't think of poetry quite the same way again. This Oscar-winning coming-of-age film is Certified Fresh on RottenTomatoes with an Audience Score of 92%.

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After School Adventures: DIY Puppets

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Create your own puppet out of provided material to tell different stories over and over again with your friends. Recommended for grades 1st-4th.

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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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Movies That Matter: “Wild Nights with Emily”

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Comedian Molly Shannon dispels the myth that Emily Dickinson was a crotchety old recluse by delving deep into the life and profound love of the prolific yet misunderstood 19th century Poet. Director Madeleine Olnek | 2018 | English | 84mins | PG-13

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Genealogy with Caley Gredig

April 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Caley Gredig, a research specialist with over 30 years of genealogical experience, will work with you on your DNA results. For all ages, families encouraged. Registration required, please call 970-927-4311.

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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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Adult Dungeons & Dragons Night

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Adults ages 18+ are invited to experience the iconic fantasy tabletop role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons. Players of all levels are welcome. Register at the front desk or by emailing laura@basaltlibrary.org.

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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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DIY Native Wildflower Seed Bombs

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Celebrate Earth Day by creating native wildflower seed bombs! Seed bombs are small spheres of clay and soil with seeds in the center. Toss them onto bare soil at the right time of year, and a few weeks later your seeds will have sprouted! We'll use a variety of native wildflower seeds, including species that are beneficial for pollinators and beautiful as well. Light refreshments provided. Grades 5+.

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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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International Cinema Night: “Blow Up”

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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"Thomas (David Hemmings) is a London photographer who spends his time photographing fashion models. But one day he thinks he may have photographed something far more sinister: a murder. After taking pictures in the park, Thomas is horrified to find an ambiguous image lurking on the edge of the frame, which could be a shadow, but looks like a gun. The only thing clear is that the woman (Vanessa Redgrave) in the photo has appeared at his studio -- and…

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iMovie Basics

April 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Learn how to use Mac’s video editing software, iMovie, to create new projects, add pictures, video clips, and sound, and much more. Register by calling (970) 927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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Music at the Library: Jazz from the Big Apple

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Music made by the Daniel Bennett Group is a provocative mix of jazz, avant-pop, and surf rock. The Boston Globe describes Bennett's music as "a mix of jazz, folk, and minimalism." The Daniel Bennett Group was recently voted "Best New Jazz Group" in New York City Hot House Magazine and has been featured in the Washington Post, Boston Globe, NPR, Indianapolis Public Radio, San Francisco Examiner, St. Louis Public Radio and the Village Voice. The Village Voice raves, "saxophonist Daniel…

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Spring Watercolor

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Learn basic watercolor techniques to create a painting with a breath of spring! This class is designed for adults and teens ages 13 and up. Materials provided. Space is limited, and advance registration is suggested. Email hcondon@basaltlibrary.org, call 970-927-4311 ext 1003, or sign up at the front desk to secure your spot.

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DropBox Basics

April 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Learn the basics of the cloud storage service DropBox. Learn how to create an account, and add, view, and edit files. Register by calling (970) 927-4311 ext. 1013 or emailing cbaumgarten@basaltlibrary.org.

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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
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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 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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May 2020

Baby Recess

May 1 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

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

Basalt's smallest patrons are encouraged to get active, social, and build those vocabularies in a special play space in our Community Room. Soft ramps, tunnels, and plush alphabet letters await!

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Teen Movies After School: Star Wars

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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May the 4th be with you! Celebrate with a Star Wars movie screening. Which Star Wars film will we be watching? YOU decide by voting ahead of time in the Teen Zone of the library! The film with the most votes by April 30th wins and will be shown after school on May the 4th. Doors open at 3:45, film begins promptly at 4:00 PM. Popcorn will be provided and costumes are encouraged!

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Grow with Google: National Small Business Week Livestream

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Celebrate National Small Business Week by learning about SEO best practices, how to set up a free YouTube business channel, and how to get found online with Google My Business. This will be offered again as a recorded session on May 13 at 5:30PM.

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Bolsitas Rojas / Little Red Bag Club

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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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Baby Recess

May 8 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

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

Basalt's smallest patrons are encouraged to get active, social, and build those vocabularies in a special play space in our Community Room. Soft ramps, tunnels, and plush alphabet letters await!

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Baby Recess

May 15 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

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

Basalt's smallest patrons are encouraged to get active, social, and build those vocabularies in a special play space in our Community Room. Soft ramps, tunnels, and plush alphabet letters await!

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Baby Recess

May 22 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

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

Basalt's smallest patrons are encouraged to get active, social, and build those vocabularies in a special play space in our Community Room. Soft ramps, tunnels, and plush alphabet letters await!

Find out more »

Baby Recess

May 29 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

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

Basalt's smallest patrons are encouraged to get active, social, and build those vocabularies in a special play space in our Community Room. Soft ramps, tunnels, and plush alphabet letters await!

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