May 2015 Calendar www.PoudreLibraries.org WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 6:30 - Money Matters - How To Qualify 7:30 pm for a Mortgage Old Town Learn about the application and approval process, income, credit and asset requirements, and how to prepare your finances to attain your home loan. FRIDAY, MAY 1 4:00 - Anime Club 5:30 pm Teens gather together after school to watch Council Tree anime favorites, chat about manga, and 9:00 - Publisher Beyond Basics 11:00 am Go beyond the basics in Publisher to create Harmony materials such as newsletters, brochures, munch on yummy snacks! 6th-12th Grade. 6:30 - Excel Basics 8:30 pm Learn the basics of this spreadsheet Harmony program. Computer Comfort strongly f lyers and catalogs. 10:00 am - Scrabble @ Your Library Noon Players of all ability and experience levels Council Tree are welcome. Scrabble boards will be recommended. 7:00 - Mental Health Issues Impacting 9:00 pm Homelessness, Joblessness and Harmony Poverty provided or you can bring your own 1:00 - LinkedIn for Job Searching 3:00 pm See what you can do with LinkedIn Old Town and why it is important for job seekers. A panel discussion with Jessica Coe of Touchstone Health Partners, Daniel Covey of The Murphy Center for Hope, and Kim Larsen with Catholic Charities Larimer County. (LinkedIn account not necessary.) SUNDAY, MAY 3 2:00 - LEGO A, B, C: Assemble, Build, Create 4:00 pm Build with LEGO bricks! Families, ages 5+. Old Town Limited to 40 builders at a time. 7:00 - International Night - Ghana 8:30 pm Join Kweku to experience Ghana, Old Town including Accra, Cape Coast, The Kakum National Park, Ashanti Region, and north of the country. Kweku is a student at CSU. MONDAY, MAY 4 7:00 - Free is Better: Accessing Free 8:30 pm eBooks and More from Your Old Town Public Library WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 9:00 - Interviewing 11:00 am In this job and career class, you will find Harmony out how to be prepare for your next job Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and music on your devices for free! Let us show you how. 6:30 - Rocky Mountain Raptors 7:30 pm “Habitat: It’s Where it’s At” Join Carin Old Town Avila and explore the arctic, woods and 7:00 - Great Desisions - India Changes 8:00 pm Course Old Town A monthly video and discussion on global open country and see a Long-eared Owl, a Rough Legged Hawk and Turkey Vulture. issues. All are welcome. Free topic handbook is provided by the Friends of the Library. THURSDAY, MAY 14 WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 10:00 - iPad 101: The Basics for iPad Users 11:30 am In this class, you will learn how to change Old Town your settings, use Safari, and more! You Noon - Composer Talks 1:00 pm CSU’s Dr. Dawn Grapes PhD, will talk Old Town about the composers featured in the will need your Apple ID for this class. Symphony’s May 9th Masterworks concert. Refreshments served, lunches welcome. 7:00 - Detoxification: Taking a Shower 8:30 pm from the Inside Out Old Town This presentation will show you how 6:15 - Harmony Book Group 7:30 pm Join Blair Oliver of the FRCC English Harmony faculty to discuss The Eye in the Door by Pat to optimize your natural detoxification systems to improve your health. Presented by Kathy Westover, clinical nutritionist and lifestyle healthcare educator. Barker. This is the 2nd book in a trilogy. www.harmonybookgroup.org. THURSDAY, MAY 7 SATURDAY, MAY 16 1:30 - Word Basics @ Old Town Library 3:30 pm You will be introduced to the basics of Old Town Microsoft Word 2010. Come find out 10:00 am - Digital Photo Editing with Picasa Noon Learn how to edit, crop, organize, Harmony and share photos with this free photo what’s new if you have older versions. editing program. Computer Comfort recommended. Registration required. FRIDAY, MAY 8 1:00 - Writing Workshop: The Successful 4:00 pm Query Letter Old Town Break down the elements of a query letter, 9:00 - Facebook Basics for Personal Use 11:00 am Learn the essentials you need to connect Harmony with friends all over the world. Establish a review a successful letter and write one of your own. Bring your query letter or come willing to write one. Registration required. Facebook account before coming to class. 7:00 - Harmony in the Round: FRCC 8:30 pm Chamber Choir Harmony The Front Range Community College 3:00 - Library eBooks on Your iPads, 4:30 pm iPhones, Smartphones and Tablets Council Tree Download Overdrive, Freading, Hoopla and Chamber Choir presents their Spring Semester Concert. Led by Nathan Hickle. One Click Digital apps and begin checking out library eBooks and eAudiobooks on your phone or tablet! Library card number required. Apple users will need Apple ID. SATURDAY, MAY 9 9:00 am - Introduction to Genealogy 12:30 pm The Larimer County Genealogy Society Harmony will present a program for beginners 7:00 - Movie Night: Chariots of Fire 9:00 pm Based on a true story, Chariots of Fire is about Old Town two runners in the 1924 Paris Olympics. presented by Carol Stetser. Registration required at www.lcgsco.org. Run time is 118 min. Rated PG, imdb.com. 10:00 am - Asian Fest 5:00 pm Music, dance, stories, martial arts, cooking Old Town demos, and much more. Celebrate the SUNDAY, MAY 17 1:00 - Game Day @ Your Library 5:00 pm Play a game from our collection or bring Old Town one of your own. cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands. MONDAY, MAY 11 9:30 - Remote Court Services 11:30 am A clerk from Municipal Court will be Old Town available to provide information regarding TUESDAY, MAY 12 Noon - Kevin Cook - Writing Colorado 1:00 pm Enos Mills: Wild Life on the Rockies 1909, Old Town The Man Who Knew the Mountains. 221-6740 www.PoudreLibraries.org A joint use facility of Front Range Community College and Poudre River Public Library District 7:00 - Council Tree Library Book Club 8:30 pm Title: The Whip by Karen Kondazian. Free Council Tree and open to the public. TUESDAY, MAY 19 6:30 - Excel Beyond Basics 8:30 pm Excel is a spreadsheet program used for Harmony calculations, charts, forms, and more. Go beyond the basics. Computer Comfort and Excel Basics recommended. HARMONY LIBRARY 4616 South Shields Street Monday-Thursday 10:00 am-9:00 Friday 10:00 am-6:00 Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 Sunday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm pm pm pm This tour will mark the release of his new novel, The Familiar, Volume One: One Rainy Day in May. Tickets for the event are available at Old Firehouse Books at a cost of $5 and will serve as a coupon for $5 off “The Familiar, Volume One”. 10:00 am - 3 Secrets to Job Search Success Noon Following this job and career class, you Old Town will know what steps you need to take to make your job search effective. 1:30 - Word Basics @ Old Town Library 3:30 pm Introducing the basics of Microsoft Word Old Town 2010. Write a letter from a template by using basic tools. Come see what’s new if you have versions older than 2007! 6:30 - Introduction to Finding Funders 8:00 pm Learn to find funders for your nonprofit Harmony with the Foundation Center’s comprehensive funding research tool. Basic computer knowledge required. Registration required. 7:00 - Larimer County Genealogy Society 8:00 pm Program - German Research Old Town John Mears will speak on finding our German ancestors. Business meeting precedes the program at 6:30. Those interested may attend. FRIDAY, MAY 22 9:00 - Facebook Beyond Basics for 11:00 am Personal Use Harmony Learn how to use Facebook features for privacy and manage groups, photos, likes, and friend lists. Perquisites: a Facebook account and a basic understanding of Facebook. TUESDAY, MAY 26 7:00 9:00 pm Hilton Fort Collins Author Visit with Hampton Sides Hampton Sides is best-known for gripping non-fiction adventure depicting epic expeditions. He is the author of In the Kingdom of Ice. Booksales by Old Firehouse Books and signing after the presentation. WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 7:00 - Kindles @ Your Library 8:30 pm Learn to check out library eBooks. Bring Harmony your Amazon.com username and password, library card number, and Kindle device. THURSDAY, MAY 28 7:00 - International Night: Ghana 9:00 pm See details on May 12. Harmony FRIDAY, MAY 29 8:30 - Introduction to Finding Funders 10:00 am See description on May 21. Old Town 7:00 - History Comes Alive - Theodore 9:00 pm Roosevelt Harmony Presented by Dave Naples. Hear how Roosevelt’s career coincided with profound political and social changes in America. SATURDAY, MAY 30 11:00 am - Interesting Reader Society meeting 1:00 pm The IRS (grades 6-12) meet monthly to talk Harmony about books and other topics. Apply online. 7:00 - Movie Night: Dragon - The Bruce 9:00 pm Lee Story Old Town The eventful life of actor and martial arts trailblazer Bruce Lee is portrayed in this drama. MONDAY, MAY 18 citations filed through the Municipal Court. Author Mark Z. Danielewski THURSDAY, MAY 21 interview. TUESDAY, MAY 5 Programs are color-coded by location. Council Tree Harmony Old Town 8:00 10:00 PM Northside Aztlan Community Center EVERY MONDAY 5:15 - Touchstone Health Partners 7:00 PM Projects for Assistance in Transitions from Old Town Homelessness case worker resource hours. EVERY THURSDAY 1:00-5:00 pm Larimer County Genealogy Old Town Society 1 on 1 Assistance COUNCIL TREE LIBRARY 2733 Council Tree Ave, Suite 200 Monday-Saturday 10:00 am-9:00 pm Sunday Noon-6:00 pm OLD TOWN LIBRARY 201 Peterson Street Monday-Thursday 9:30 am-9:00 Friday 10:00 am-6:00 Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 Sunday 1:00-5:00 pm pm pm pm May 2015 Calendar www.PoudreLibraries.org Programs are color-coded by location. Council Tree Harmony Old Town FRIDAY, MAY 1 5:00 - Noches en Familia 6:00 pm Noches en Familia (Family Nights) is a Council Tree time of children’s stories, crafts, puppets, and music in Spanish, that invites f luent speakers as well as those interested in the Spanish language, to enjoy an afternoon in community and family. This event is free, for all ages, and in Spanish. SUNDAY, MAY 3 2:00 - LEGO A, B, C: Assemble, Build, 4:00 pm Create Old Town Come design, engineer, and build with LEGO bricks! A family activity for ages 5+. There will be a new building challenge every month. All LEGO supplies are provided at the library. Program limited to 40 LEGO builders at a time due to supply and space limitations. SUNDAY, MAY 3 3:00 - Animal Afternoon 4:00 pm Join Larimer Animal People Partnership Old Town volunteers and their special story-loving critters. Enjoy good books and the opportunity to read to friendly animals. For children in grades K-5. 40-60 minutes. WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 3:30 - X-STREAM Crafts 5:30 pm Kids in grades K-5 are invited to stop by Council Tree to work on crafts to celebrate holidays and events in May including Asian/Pacific Heritage Month, Jewish History Month, Boy’s Day (Children’s Day), Cinco de Mayo, and Mother’s Day. Supplies are provided. No registration necessary. THURSDAY, MAY 7 FRIDAY, MAY 15 5:00 - World Languages Storytime 6:00 pm French Harmony Storytime in French is a time of children’s stories, crafts, puppets, and music in French, that invites f luent speakers as well as those interested in the French language, to enjoy an afternoon in community and family. This even is free, for all ages, and in French. 12:30 - Minecraft Mania for Kids 2:00 pm (1st and 2nd grade) Old Town Spend time with other kids in a Minecraft world designed just for you on the Poudre River Public Library District Minecraft server and enjoy light snacks and make a craft. The laptops are provided and this event is free and open to kids in grades 1st and 2nd. Registration required, parents welcome. Please note: due to high demand, registered participants who arrive more than five minutes after the class begins may lose their seat. SATURDAY, MAY 9 10:00 am - Asian Fest 5:00 pm Music, dance, stories, martial arts, cooking Old Town demos, and much more. A day of fun for everyone celebrating the cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands. SUNDAY, MAY 10 3:00 - Animal Afternoon 4:00 pm Join Larimer Animal People Partnership Council Tree volunteers and their special story-loving critters. Enjoy good books and the opportunity to read to friendly animals. For children in grades K-5. 40-60 minutes. WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 SUNDAY, MAY 17 1:00 - Game Day @ Your Library 5:00 pm Do you like to play games? Play a game Old Town from our collection or bring one from home. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome. SUNDAY, MAY 24 3:00 - Animal Afternoon 4:00 pm Join Larimer Animal People Partnership Harmony volunteers and their special story-loving critters. Enjoy good books and the opportunity to read to friendly animals. For children in grades K-5. 40-60 minutes. 6:30 - Rocky Mountain Raptors 7:30 pm “Habitat: It’s Where it’s At” Join Carin Old Town Avila from the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program and explore the Arctic, the woods and the open country and see three raptors from these areas. We will have a Longeared Owl, a Rough Legged Hawk and Turkey Vulture. Storytimes continue through May 23. Summer storytimes begin the week of June 8! WEDNESDAYS 10:15 am Peek-a-Boo Time Council Tree Walkers Peek-a-Boo Time - Prewalkers A lively, interactive program full of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and fun for babies who are not yet walking on their own and their caregivers. 20 minutes. Peek-a-Boo Time - Walkers MONDAYS 10:15 am Peek-a-Boo Time -Walkers Harmony 10:30 am Preschool Storytime Old Town 11:15 am Peek-a-Boo Time Council Tree Prewalkers A lively, interactive program full of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and fun for babies who are walking on their own and their caregivers. 20 minutes. 10:30 & Preschool Storytime 11:10 am Council Tree 10:35 & Toddler Storytime 11:15 am Old Town Toddler Storytime 10:35 & Toddler Storytime 11:15 am Council Tree 9:30 - Rincón de Cuentos 10:15 am Matthews House Community Life Center Matthews 220 N. Grant Avenue. House Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. This storytime is for toddlers (approximately 2 -3 1/2 years) and their caregivers. 20 minutes. Preschool Storytime Library staff will share their love of books through stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with preschoolers (approximately 3 1/2 -6 years). Caregivers are welcome. 30 minutes. Rincón de Cuentos Rincón de Cuentos (Story Corner) is a time of children’s stories, crafts, puppets, and music in Spanish, which invites f luent speakers as well as those interested in the Spanish language, to enjoy a morning with family and friends. This event is free, for all ages, and in Spanish. Este evento en español es gratuito y para público de todas las edades. STORYTIME GUIDELINES All storytimes are free and open to the public. No registration is required. Storytimes start promptly. Allow extra time for parking and getting your child’s nametag. Refrain from bringing food and beverages into storytimes. Group attendance at storytimes is restricted. Please call 221-6740 for information. If children in your care become disruptive, please remove them until they are comfortable and ready to listen. 11:15 am Peek-a-Boo Time Harmony Prewalkers 5:00 pm Rincón de Cuentos Harmony 2500 E. Harmony Road, Mobile Homes TUESDAYS 10:15 am Peek-a-Boo Time Old Town Walkers 10:30 & Preschool Storytime 11:10 am Council Tree 10:35 & Toddler Storytime 11:15 am Council Tree 11:15 am Peek-a-Boo Time Old Town Prewalkers THURSDAYS 10:30 & Preschool Storytime 11:10 am Harmony 10:35 & Toddler Storytime 11:15 am Harmony FRIDAYS 10:30 am Preschool Storytime Old Town 10:35 & Toddler Storytime 11:15 am Old Town SATURDAYS 10:15 am All Ages Saturday Storytime Council Tree 30 minutes.
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