Renew! With Douglas County Libraries

 

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!

Castle Pines

Feel Good, Look Good, for Life With Author Angela Gaffney
Friday, September 8
6-8PM
Adults
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.

Over the Mountain & Through the Woods
Saturday, September 9
11AM-1PM
Adults
Registration is required

Thinking of exploring Colorado’s trails or climbing a 14er? Get important tips from experienced hikers.

Learn Embroidery
Saturday, September 23
2-3PM
All ages
Registration is required

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
10AM-4PM
Adults
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.

Relax-ability
Friday, September 29
2-3:30PM
Adults
Registration is required

Learn techniques for de-stressing, and make your own relaxation products like bath bombs and sugar scrubs.

Lone Tree

Growing Garlic
Saturday, September 23
2:30-3:30PM
Adults
Registration is required

Learn about planting and harvesting this beneficial plant (it’s easy!) and take one home for your own garden.

Parker

Active Minds Presents: Coffee, a History
Monday, September 18
6:30-7:30PM
Adults
Registration is required

Relax, and indulge in tasting and learning about coffee with Active Minds.

Composting With Worms
Saturday, September 23
2-3PM
Ages 6 & up
Registration is required

Kids can learn the ins and outs of composting with worms.

Healthy Snacks
Saturday, September 30
10AM-12PM
Registration is required

Families can learn together about healthy snacking and assemble healthy snacks for everyone in the family.

Roxborough

Restore Through Mindfulness
Sunday, September 17
2-3:30PM
Adults
Registration is required

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.

Costumes in Your Closet
Sunday, September 24
1-3PM
All ages
Registration is required

Learn to make cool costumes from clothing and thrifty items you already own — just in time for Halloween!

Active Minds Presents: Spices
Monday, September 25
6:30-8PM
Adults
Registration is required

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.

Reuse Your T-Shirts
Saturday, September 30
2-3:30PM
All ages
Registration is required

Upcycle those old tees to make scarves, pet toys, bags, rugs and more!