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14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States

May 2020

Baby Recess

May 8, 2020 @ 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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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, 2020 @ 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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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, 2020 @ 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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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 29, 2020 @ 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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August 2020

Basalt Library’s Zoom Philosophy Salon

August 31, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
Free

Basalt Library presents the Virtual Philosophy Salon, a place for thinkers to discuss current events and big ideas. Join us Every Monday and Tuesday from 1-2PM for our weekly discussion. Our Topic: Utopia and the Pandemic What is the best way to live? How is the Pandemic changing the world, for better or worse? Drop in weekly for a free form discussion of current events and the world around you through a philosophical lens. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org

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September 2020

Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

September 9, 2020 @ 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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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

September 10, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on September 24, 2020 at 10:30 am

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Welcome to Outside Storytime! We are excited to invite families back to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes on the front lawn of the library, weather permitting. Please bring your own seating arrangements. We will be practicing social distancing by separating households 6 feet apart and anyone over the age of 10 must wear a mask. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org

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Free Legal Clinic from Home

September 10, 2020 @ 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 phone call. Meetings are a maximum of 15 minutes. Please sign-up by calling 970-927-4311 or emailing info@basaltlibrary.org before the day of the clinic. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org

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Harvesting Your Seeds! A primer with Denyse Schrenker from the CSU Extension

September 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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As the Victory Garden season winds down, we Roaring Fork valley gardeners know the next step is to plan for next year! Specialist Denyse Schrenker will talk about the how-tos of seed saving and what to do to prep soil now for next spring. Denyse is a Horticulture & Small Acreage Management Specialist at the CSU Extension, a go-to resource for Colorado gardeners. This program will take place on zoom, and a recording will be available for viewing later. For…

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Outside Storytime

September 17, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on September 24, 2020 at 10:30 am

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Welcome to Outside Storytime! We are excited to invite families back to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes on the front lawn of the library, weather permitting. Please bring your own seating arrangements. We will be practicing social distancing by separating households 6 feet apart and anyone over the age of 10 must wear a mask. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org

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Outside Storytime

September 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on September 24, 2020 at 10:30 am

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

Welcome to Outside Storytime! We are excited to invite families back to our early literacy storytimes. Designed for 3-5 year olds, we will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes on the front lawn of the library, weather permitting. Please bring your own seating arrangements. We will be practicing social distancing by separating households 6 feet apart and anyone over the age of 10 must wear a mask. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org

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Music From the Library: Lenore Raphael Jazz Quartet

September 24, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Our valley is ablaze with beautiful fall colors painted by nature. Basalt Regional Library wants to add musical joy to the season by presenting a concert of mainstream jazz performed by the Lenore Raphael Quartet. The quartet, Lenore Raphael, jazz piano, Steve Hobbs, vibes, Hilliard Greene, bass, and Jesse Simon, drums, will play tunes from the Great American Songbook including blues, ballads, and up tempo classics. The concert will be televised on Grass Roots TV Thursday, September 24 @ 5:30…

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Basalt Library Foundation Event: Author Talk with Pam Houston and Amy Irvine

September 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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The Basalt Regional Library Foundation presents an in-person conversation with authors Pam Houston and Amy Irvine. The authors will introduce their new book, "Airmail: Letters of Politics, Pandemics, and Place". During the early days of the pandemic, the authors began a correspondence based on their shared devotion to the rugged, windswept mountains that surround their homes, one on either side of the Continental Divide. Pam Houston will also discuss her recent book, Deep Creek. In keeping with social distancing and…

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October 2020

iOS 14: Basics, Tips & Tricks

October 6, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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While many things are different right now, some things are the same. One of those things is that it is time for the next big iPhone operating system update. But have no fear, we are here for you! Join us during this zoom workshop to learn the basics of the new system, as well as tips and tricks, and to ask questions. You do not need to have iOS 14 installed prior to the workshop. Registration required. Visit basaltlibrary.org/events-calendar

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Free Legal Clinic from Home

October 8, 2020 @ 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 phone call. Meetings are a maximum of 15 minutes. Please sign-up by calling 970-927-4311 or emailing info@basaltlibrary.org before the day of the clinic.

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Music FROM the Library: Late Piano Sonatas of Beethoven

October 15, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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The world has been alive with performances of Beethoven's music in celebration of his 250th birthday. Joining in the celebration, Basalt Regional Library has the pleasure of presenting Amanda Gessler, piano, in a virtual concert of Beethoven's late piano sonatas Op 109 and Op. 111. Amanda Gessler is known for her deeply insightful and emotionally charged performances across the United States and Europe. As a First Prize Winner of the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano competition, she made her Carnegie…

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Practice Your Spanish By Reading Latin American Authors With Angélica

October 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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We invite you to join us remotely (zoom) to discuss novels or stories by renowned Latin American authors with teacher Angélica Breña. Reading will be led by Angélica, conversations can be carried out in Spanish or English, with the goal that your Spanish speaking skills will improve. Reading material will be provided by the Basalt Regional Library. Requirements: Enjoy reading fiction and being able to read short literary texts in Spanish. If you are interested, please contact Berenice Forrest at…

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Drive In Halloween Movie: “Ghostbusters (1984)”

October 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Basalt Regional Library welcomes you to an outdoor Halloween movie experience! The movie will begin after sunset. Please note: Participants must adhere to social distancing. With social distancing in mind, and based on public health recommendations, there will not be any outdoor seating available. Participants will need to stay in their vehicles. Please RSVP. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org/events-calendar Director Ivan Reitman | 1984 | English | 105mins

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November 2020

Virtual Game Night: Among Us

November 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Are you sus? Or is your best friend yellow sus? Join us virtually and play Among Us, a game where your best friend could stab you in the back. Can you solve the mystery before you are killed? Or maybe... you're the one doing the killing? The library will have a discord chat set up for players to communicate with each other and gaming headsets available for check out. Email Laura@basaltlibrary.org to register. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org

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Music From the Library: Broadway to Jazz

November 19, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Many of your favorite jazz songs of the 30's and 40's were songs originally written for Broadway musicals. Their chord progressions were used by jazz musicians with 'rhythm changes' and these variations became know as 'jazz standards'. Cathy Markle and Mike Monroney, vocalists, accompanied by David Dyer, piano, and Steve Cole, wind instruments, will take you on a trip down memory lane with performances of songs such as "Begin the Beguine", and "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off' in a…

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December 2020

Virtual Author Talk: “Colorado’s Highest”

December 8, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Have you ever wondered just how Colorado's tallest mountains received their names? Find out during this virtual author talk, featuring Jeri Norgren and John Fielder, author and photographer, of the book "Colorado's Highest". A Q&A session will follow the presentation. This presentation will take place on zoom. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org

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Free Legal Clinic from Home

December 10, 2020 @ 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 phone call. Meetings are a maximum of 15 minutes. Please sign-up by calling 970-927-4311 or emailing info@basaltlibrary.org before the day of the clinic. For more info visit basaltlibrary.org

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Virtual Game Night: Colonist

December 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Log on to join the library as we try to colonize a forbidden land. Watch out for other builders that might want the same tile as you and trade resources with other players to grow your settlement. Are the dice in your favor? Email Laura@basaltlibrary.org to join.

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Basalt Regional Library Book Club: Holiday Edition

December 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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A virtual get-together and story reading in celebration of Christmas, Hanukkah and a Colorado winter wonderland! Bring a traditional story or poem to share (10 minutes or less), or just tune in to hear the readings and carols! We'll have some old favorites - Clement C. Moore, Hans Christian Andersen & Dylan Thomas - as well as some more recent writers, along with virtual carolers, and special surprises!

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Music From the Library: Music for the Joyous Season

December 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Select members of the Roaring Fork Youth Orchestra will be joined by their teachers and mentors in a concert of holiday music specially tailored for the 'covid year'. Conductor Bill Capps, has selected music associated with many traditions to bring joy to your hearts during this season. The holiday chamber group concert will be televised by Grass Roots on December 17 @ 5:30 pm. Can't watch it at this time? The concert will be made available for viewing anytime on…

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4th Annual (Take Home) Tea Party

December 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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While this year looks a little different, you are cordially invited to Basalt Regional Library's fourth annual (take home) tea party! Come to the library to pick up your tea party kits and return home to watch our virtual tea party and storytime with Miss Caroline! One kit per family.

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January 2021

Second Annual Legends of the Library Celebration

January 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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The second annual Legends of the Library community celebration will take place on Friday, January 8 at 6 pm. As we are not able to gather together, our event will be presented on zoom. 2021 Legends will introduce and honor the new Basalt Heritage Collection, a partnership with the Basalt Regional Heritage Society preserving and making available memoirs, stories, resources, maps and histories focused on Basalt, the Midland Railroad and the Fryingpan River Valley. We invite you to tune in…

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Virtual Game Night: Among Us

January 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Are you sus? Or is your best friend yellow sus? Join us virtually to play Among Us, a game where your best friend could stab you in the back. Can you solve the mystery before you are killed? Or maybe... you're the one doing the killing? The library will have a discord chat set up for players to communicate with each other and gaming headsets available for check out. Email Laura@basaltlibrary.org to register.

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Self-Care for Teen Skeptics

January 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 27, 2021

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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With heaps of homework, a global pandemic, and the endless scroll of social media, developing and maintaining self-care habits is vital to surviving (and thriving in) your teen years. But what if you aren’t into inspirational posters, vegan smoothies, or bubble baths?* Join Kristen (Teen Services Coordinator) and Leila (Americore Artist Year Fellow) for Self-Care for Teen Skeptics, a three-week program focusing on developing evidence-based habits and skills that help teens reduce their stress in fun and creative ways. Participants…

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Free Legal Clinic from Home

January 14 @ 2:00 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 phone call. Meetings are a maximum of 15 minutes. Please sign-up by calling 970-927-4311 or emailing info@basaltlibrary.org before the day of the clinic.

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“I Have a Dream” Art Installation

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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“I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Address Delivered at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963 Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day at the library by viewing our "I Have a Dream" Protest Art Installation. With the goal of giving youth the opportunity to express their thoughts, feelings, and commitments to racial…

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Grow with Google: Power Your Job Search

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Discover and track new job opportunities using Google Search, and learn how to organize and enhance your job search experience using Google Workspace tools. This is a live session from Grow with Google. Registration required. Products: Jobs on Google Search, Google Docs, Google Sheets Difficulty Level: Introductory For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org/events-calendar

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Self-Care for Teen Skeptics

January 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 27, 2021

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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With heaps of homework, a global pandemic, and the endless scroll of social media, developing and maintaining self-care habits is vital to surviving (and thriving in) your teen years. But what if you aren’t into inspirational posters, vegan smoothies, or bubble baths?* Join Kristen (Teen Services Coordinator) and Leila (Americore Artist Year Fellow) for Self-Care for Teen Skeptics, a three-week program focusing on developing evidence-based habits and skills that help teens reduce their stress in fun and creative ways. Participants…

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Music From the Library: Tragedy & Triumph

January 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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What better way to seek inspirational light for the new year than listening to the music of two great composers, Chopin and Beethoven, as they express through music their struggles with tragedy and triumph. Kevin Kaukl, piano, will present Chopin's Fourth Ballade & Beethoven's 'Waldstein' Sonata in a concert broadcasted on GrassRoots TV. The concert will be available on our website after broadcast. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org/evnts-calendar

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Self-Care for Teen Skeptics

January 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 27, 2021

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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With heaps of homework, a global pandemic, and the endless scroll of social media, developing and maintaining self-care habits is vital to surviving (and thriving in) your teen years. But what if you aren’t into inspirational posters, vegan smoothies, or bubble baths?* Join Kristen (Teen Services Coordinator) and Leila (Americore Artist Year Fellow) for Self-Care for Teen Skeptics, a three-week program focusing on developing evidence-based habits and skills that help teens reduce their stress in fun and creative ways. Participants…

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February 2021

Music From the Library: Celebrating Black Composers

February 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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The Sopris Quartet is excited and honored to celebrate Black composers in an eclectic program spanning three centuries and multiple genres. Violinists Emily Acri and Delaney Meyers, along with violist Julia Foran, and bassist Jeanette Adams, comprise the quartet and are dedicated teaching artists and educators as well as performers. Serving with an AmeriCorps program called ArtistYear, the members work in Title I schools throughout the valley and formed through shared commitment to this work in the summer of 2020.…

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Ukulele for Beginners

February 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 11, 2021

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Have you ever wanted to check a ukulele out from the library, but didn’t know how to start playing? Here is your chance to learn! Whether you’ve never touched a ukulele before in your life, or have tried before but didn’t quite “get it”, this class is for you. We’ll cover ukulele tuning and care, fundamental chords and strumming patterns, exercises to help you practice on your own, and even learn a song or two! By the end of this…

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Grow with Google: Improve Your Resume with Practical Strategies

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Read a resume like a hiring manager. In this workshop, you’ll get four strategies to improve your resume and a checklist of tips to help you communicate your strengths. This is a live session from Grow with Google. Registration is required.

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

February 3 @ 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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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

February 3 @ 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. It is great to be a reader when you are stuck at home; books have been a wonderful escape this past year for many of us, though, what we've missed is sharing those books with others. Join us for an informal discussion of all things books -- we'll look at the past year in books, highlighting some of the big releases you…

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Grab & Camp; Go Activities

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2021

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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Free Grab & Camp; Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2021

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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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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Online Storytime

February 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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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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Ukulele for Beginners

February 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 11, 2021

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

Have you ever wanted to check a ukulele out from the library, but didn’t know how to start playing? Here is your chance to learn! Whether you’ve never touched a ukulele before in your life, or have tried before but didn’t quite “get it”, this class is for you. We’ll cover ukulele tuning and care, fundamental chords and strumming patterns, exercises to help you practice on your own, and even learn a song or two! By the end of this…

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Take & Camp; Create: Painted Chocolates

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Put your culinary and artistic creativity to the test with this chocolate painting kit! Mold your own chocolates, and use the food coloring gel to make your masterpiece. One of a kind, handmade chocolates are a great gift to give on Valentine's Day! Everything you need will be provided in the kit, available on a first-come, first-served basis. While supplies last.

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Ukulele for Beginners

February 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 11, 2021

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

Have you ever wanted to check a ukulele out from the library, but didn’t know how to start playing? Here is your chance to learn! Whether you’ve never touched a ukulele before in your life, or have tried before but didn’t quite “get it”, this class is for you. We’ll cover ukulele tuning and care, fundamental chords and strumming patterns, exercises to help you practice on your own, and even learn a song or two! By the end of this…

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Grow with Google: Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. In this session you'll learn how to: • Create or claim your Business Profile on Google • Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps • Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers • Create a free website using the info from your Business Profile

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

February 10 @ 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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Grab & Camp; Go Activities

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2021

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

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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Free Grab & Camp; Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 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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BRLD Finance Committee Meeting

February 10 @ 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. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84597504827?pwd=cTArelZJYlBNaTNDa3JnYjlLMjVYQT09 Meeting ID: 845 9750 4827 Passcode: 885161 Phone: +1 346 248 7799

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Music From the Library: Love Songs From the Heart

February 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

As the Beatles memorably said, “All You Need is Love”, and this is a quote recited by Tim Fox, pianist, when asked to describe the theme of this pre-recorded Valentine’s Day concert, "Love Songs from the Heart". Josefina Mendez, vocalist, Tim Fox, pianist, and Mike Facey, bass, will perform songs from the North and South American song books. These are songs, as Leonard Cohen illustrated, that ‘search for exactly the right language to describe interior landscape’. The program will include…

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Free Legal Clinic from Home

February 11 @ 2:00 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 phone call. Meetings are a maximum of 15 minutes. Please sign-up by calling 970-927-4311 or emailing info@basaltlibrary.org before the day of the clinic.

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Ukulele for Beginners

February 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 11, 2021

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

Have you ever wanted to check a ukulele out from the library, but didn’t know how to start playing? Here is your chance to learn! Whether you’ve never touched a ukulele before in your life, or have tried before but didn’t quite “get it”, this class is for you. We’ll cover ukulele tuning and care, fundamental chords and strumming patterns, exercises to help you practice on your own, and even learn a song or two! By the end of this…

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Date Night From the Library: Dinner To Go

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A special Take and Create project for two. Whether you celebrate Galentine’s Day, or Valentine’s Day, or have an anniversary or birthday in February, pick up one of our dinner kits and cook virtually alongside Bernard Moffroid former chef/owner of Café Bernard in Basalt. Menu includes Chicken La Tuilipe and Chocolate Lava Cake for two. Space is limited, registration required. Kit pickup will begin at 11AM.

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BRLD Board of Trustees Meeting

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

Monthly meeting of the Basalt Regional Library District Board of Trustees. Open to the public. Join Zoom Meeting here. Meeting ID: 817 9132 2150 Passcode: 728471 Dial by your location +1 253 215 8782 US

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Grow with Google: Work Smarter with Google’s Productivity Tools

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

This workshop will share productivity tips to help you work faster and smarter. You’ll learn how to organize emails into tasks in one step, use voice-to-text typing in Docs, create Calendar work blocks to manage your time, and more. This is a live session from Grow with Google. Registration is required.

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

February 17 @ 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
+ 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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Grab & Camp; Go Activities

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2021

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

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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Free Grab & Camp; Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 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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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

February 24 @ 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
+ 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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Grab & Camp; Go Activities

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2021

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

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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Free Grab & Camp; Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 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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Early Literacy Grab Bag

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Stop by to pick up an early literacy kit for ages 0-3. Each kit will include a free book, activities, games, and resources for you and your child to learn and explore together. Available while supplies last.

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March 2021

Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

March 3 @ 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
+ 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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Grab and Go Activities

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

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

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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Online Storytime

March 4 @ 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 25, 2021

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
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. We will have a special bilingual storytime on March 25, presented in English and Spanish.

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Take & Create: Embroidery

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Have you ever wanted to try embroidery, but didn't know where to start? We're here to help. Use vibrant colors to bring stunning needlework to life with these embroidery kits! You can use the provided template, or follow your heart's creative desires. Everything you need to get started is included in the kit, available on a first-come, first-served basis. While supplies last.

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

March 10 @ 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
+ 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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Grab and Go Activities

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

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

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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Online Storytime

March 11 @ 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 25, 2021

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
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. We will have a special bilingual storytime on March 25, presented in English and Spanish.

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CORE Community Meeting 2021: Plugging into Climate Action with Zach Pierce

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

CORE presents “Community Meeting 2021: Plugging into Climate Action with Zach Pierce,” a virtual town hall with Zach Pierce, Special Advisor on Energy and Climate to Colorado Governor Polis. Pierce will start off this action-oriented program talking with CORE executive director Mona Newton about the roadmap to reducing greenhouse gases and how Colorado will achieve carbon free by 2050. The conversation will be followed with a lightning round with local climate heroes, who will have one minute each to share…

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

March 17 @ 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
+ 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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Grab and Go Activities

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

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

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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Virtual Movie Night: “Tread”

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Use your new found knowledge of zoom to join us for a virtual movie night featuring the film "Tread". This documentary outlines the horrifying events that happened in Granby, Colorado, when one man felt the town wronged him. After creating a fortified bulldozer, nicknamed the Killdozer, he went on a rampage to seek revenge. This event will be hosted over zoom.

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Virtual Game Night: Among Us

March 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Are you sus? Or is your best friend yellow sus? Join us virtually to play Among Us, a game where your best friend could stab you in the back. Can you solve the mystery before you are killed? Or maybe... you're the one doing the killing? The library will have an online voice chat set up so players can communicate. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY TUESDAY, MARCH 16TH More info at basaltlibrary.org

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Grow with Google: Reach Customers Online

March 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads. In this workshop you will learn how to improve your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices, maximize SEO strategies that are most important in 2021, attract new prospects with low-cost advertising, and more. Registration required.

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Online Storytime

March 18 @ 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 25, 2021

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
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. We will have a special bilingual storytime on March 25, presented in English and Spanish.

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Music at the Library: Bach Bash

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Bach’s Köthen period (1717-23) was a unique secular tenure marked by the expansive production of chamber music. His sole responsibility was to conduct the court orchestra and provide any other music demanded by the court. This provided him opportunity to expand his compositional output for orchestra, various combinations of chamber ensembles, and solo repertoire for various instruments. Our “Bach Bash” will include solo repertoire from this period performed by Brittni Brown, violin; Sarah Graf, cello; and Susan Nicholson, piano. The…

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

March 24 @ 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
+ 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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Grab and Go Activities

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

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

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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Teen Music Lab with Carbondale Arts

March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

In this two part program, teens will learn how to experiment and create their own music using Chrome Music Lab and Chrome Music Lab Song Maker. Taught by Brett Haynes of Carbondale Arts, this program will meet virtually via video chat on Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 4 PM. This program is generously provided by Carbondale Arts. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY SUNDAY, MARCH 21st. More info at basaltlibrary.org

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Online Storytime

March 25 @ 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 25, 2021

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
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. We will have a special bilingual storytime on March 25, presented in English and Spanish.

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Potato Week: Compostable Potato Head

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Create your very own compostable Mr. Potato Head! Stop by to pick up a kit full of all the supplies you need. Instructions can be found on our blog: www.basaltlibrary.org/blog

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Take & Create: Potato Printing

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

A special Potato Week Take & Create! Cut, peal, and shape your way to art. The best part? This medium is compostable! Potato printing lets you turn a house hold dinner side into a work of art. This kit will have everything you will need to make a beautiful card, a colorful masterpiece or fun wrapping paper. While supplies last.

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

March 31 @ 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
+ 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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Grab and Go Activities

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

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

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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April 2021

Potato Week: Virtual Book Club

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Potato lovers unite! Join our fun potato themed book club. Please stop by the library Monday, Mar. 29 to pick up your book and a yummy potato snack. Then join us on Thursday, April 1st for a virtual book discussion over zoom. Please register for this event by emailing Caroline Cares a ccares@baslatlibrary.org

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Fairy Garden Paint Kits

April 5 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Stop by to pick up a Fairy Garden kit. Paint your way into a magical world of the fairies. Use reds, blue, purples, or any color you like to bring the fairy world to life. Then join us on April 8th for a special outdoor story time where you can place your fairy garden in the park to live in nature. Everything you need will be included in the kit.

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

April 7 @ 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
+ 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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Basalt Regional Library Book Club

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

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 and Go Activities

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
+ Google Map
Free

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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Online Storytime

April 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Free Legal Clinic From Home

April 8 @ 2:00 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 phone call. Meetings are a maximum of 15 minutes. Please sign-up by calling 970-927-4311 or emailing info@basaltlibrary.org before the day of the clinic.

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Teen Zines

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

Before there were blogs or social media platforms, there were ZINES! A shortened version of the word “magazine,” zines are DIY publications of art, poetry, social commentary - whatever you want to express without anyone else’s permission! We’ll collaborate to create our very own Teen Zine for distribution at the Basalt Regional Library, with the topic and contents decided by YOU, the creators. This program is for middle school students in grades 5 - 8. In our first meeting from…

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No Events Help and Support Take & Create: Terracotta Pot Painting

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

Spruce up your spring with a beautiful hand painted terracotta pot, and get ready for summer by starting your garden! The terracotta pot is your canvas, and you are the creator! Come by the library to pick up your kit, and we will also give you the soil and seeds to bring your canvas some life.

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FocusedKids Parenting Series: Showing up for YOU and the people who need you most

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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Free

We are back with a 3-week conversation lead by FocusedKids. This program aims to support families as you prepare for the holidays during these challenging times. Each week will provide parents a way to connect with other parents and with calming strategies so you can show up for yourself and kids in a healthy way. Topics include the developing brain, managing stress, and parenting children for social, emotional, and school success. You must register for this event. Conversations will be…

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Free Grab & Go Lunch for Kids and Teens

April 14 @ 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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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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Online Storytime

April 15 @ 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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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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Music From the Library: Spring for Sopris Strings

April 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave.
Basalt, 81621 United States
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We are proud to host Sopris Quartet, a quartet formed in 2020, comprised of Artist Year Fellows who have devoted an entire year to the service of ArtistYear Americorps program for service to our nation. The program's mission is to address our nation's Art Education Gap by ensuring that every underserved student has arts education through a National Service Arts Corps. The fellows serve a full forty hour week in Title I schools for an academic year. These programs exist…

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