Stop by a branch this week for storytimes, book clubs and more! Be sure not to miss special guests, authors Dr. Jon Kredrowski and Gail Storey. On Thursday at the Parker branch, Dr. Kredrowski, a worldwide mountaineer and geographer, will be talking about weather patterns on the summits. At the Lone Tree branch on Sunday, hilarious Gail Storey will be retelling stories from her witty memoir, I Promise Not to Suffer.
Monday, July 7
All Ages Storytime, Roxborough
Join us for an all ages (0-5) storytime tonight at Roxborough. Each of our storytimes are based on the American Libraries Association’s Every Child Ready to Read, which emphasizes six early literacy skills and help maximize children’s readiness to read in Kindergarten.
6:00 PM: Castle Rock Chess Club, Philip S. Miller/Castle Rock
6:00 PM: GED Prep Class, Parker
Tuesday, July 8
Unbored, Lone Tree
It’s time to get “unbored” this summer! Try a new activity, learn a skill and show your creativity.
11:00 AM: Kids Zone at Rox, Roxborough
1:00 PM: After Lunch Book Club, Roxborough
7:00 PM: Book Lovers: Young Adult Edition, Parker
7:00 PM: Night Readers, Philip S. Miller/Castle Rock
Wednesday, July 9
Active Minds: Wildfires, Roxborough
Join us to learn about all aspects of wildfires: how fires are fought, the role of forest policy, weather and newer challenges. We’ll also look at the role of fire in nature and how areas have recovered from devastating burns.
6:30 PM: Business Plan Basics, Parker
6:30 PM: Knit Lit Book Club, James H. LaRue/Highlands Ranch
6:30 PM: Teen Reads for Grown Ups Book Club, Philip S. Miller/Castle Rock
Thursday, July 10
Sleeping on the Summits: Colorado 14ers to Mt. Everest, Parker
From sleeping on 55 summits of Colorado’s 14ers to summiting Mount Everest, Dr. Jon Kredrowski will explore the nuts and bolts of mountain weather patterns, altitude, gear and how critical this information is for outdoor pursuits, especially for Colorado 14ers.
7:00 PM: Book Lovers, Roxborough
7:00 PM: Teen Library Council: Designer Donuts, Lone Tree
Saturday, July 12
SAT/ACT Combo Practice Test, Lone Tree
Students answer questions from all subjects tested on the ACT and SAT. They receive a detailed analysis of their performance, helping them determine which test is right for them.
10:30 AM: Saturday Surprise Storytime, Castle Pines
12:00 PM: Live Local Music: Pride in Pieces, Parker
1:00 PM: Digital Photography for Amateurs, James H. LaRue/Highlands Ranch
Sunday, July 13
Afternoon with Award-Winning Author Gail Storey, Lone Tree
Gail D. Storey will talk about her memoir, I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail. She recounts the harrowing story with love and humor. She and her husband, Porter, hiked the 2,663-mile Trail in their 50s.