Looking for ways to relax, learn a new craft, find a new hobby, or renew your lifestyle? Check out Douglas County Libraries (DCL) in September. We’re hosting a variety of events at our locations around the district that focus on renewal, sustainability and living intentionally. Learn more or register today!
Feel Good, Look Good, for Life With Author Angela Gaffney
Friday, September 8
Registration is required
After surviving a personal health crisis that nearly took her life, author Angela Gaffney is sharing her life-changing strategies for thriving and living your best life, with tips from her book Feel Good, Look Good, for Life.
Thinking of exploring Colorado’s trails or climbing a 14er? Get important tips from experienced hikers.
Looking for a new hobby? Learn the art of embroidery and gain the skills to make your own design.
Castle Rock – Philip S. Miller
Sustaining You & Your Community
Saturday, September 23
No registration required
Experience adult Hula Hoop, Zumba, guided meditation, yoga and tai chi, and hear about water conservation from special guests, followed by a Q&A session.
Learn techniques for de-stressing, and make your own relaxation products like bath bombs and sugar scrubs.
Learn about planting and harvesting this beneficial plant (it’s easy!) and take one home for your own garden.
Relax, and indulge in tasting and learning about coffee with Active Minds.
Kids can learn the ins and outs of composting with worms.
Families can learn together about healthy snacking and assemble healthy snacks for everyone in the family.
Learn to use mindfulness and meditation to be more present, aware, responsive and calm, presented by Gregory Weeks, a seasoned meditation teacher and graduate of the contemplative psychology program at Naropa University in Boulder.
Learn to make cool costumes from clothing and thrifty items you already own — just in time for Halloween!
Add spice to your life as Active Minds traces the rise of spices from colonialism and the spice trade to the varieties we love at grocery stores today.
Upcycle those old tees to make scarves, pet toys, bags, rugs and more!