ADULT PROGRAMS

All Adult Programs are Free! 

SEARCH FOR AUBREY SACCO
March 5 • 7 pm
Journalist Tracy Ross will talk about investigative journalism and the ongoing search for Aubrey Sacco of Colorado, who disappeared while hiking in Nepal

OLD BLUE’S ROAD:
A HISTORIAN’S MOTORCYCLE JOURNEYS IN THE AMERICAN WEST

March 12 • 7 pm
Professor James Whiteside takes us on a journey that is “part travelogue and part historical tour.”

JOB HUNTER WORKSHOP: RESUMES
March 18 • 6:30 pm in the UnQuiet Study Area (upstairs)
Join Jane McKean and Tom Fritz in a question and answer session on resumes.

PEEPS OPEN HOUSE
March 28 • 1-3 pm
Peeps dioramas will be on display in the Library Meeting Room. Prizes will be awarded to the People’s Choice winner and the winners in each age category. Refreshments will be seres and there will be a craft project. Call 303-651-8472 for more information. Free admission.

EARTH DAY @ THE LIBRARY
April 9 • 7 pm
Author Kayann Short will discuss her book A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography. Books will be available for purchase. Teens will also share Earth Day projects.

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LONGMONT LIBRARY FESTIVAL 2015
APRIL 11 – 18
All programs are free!
Funded by the Friends of the Longmont Library!

APRIL 11 • FESTIVAL KICKOFF • 6-9 pm
with the Boulder County Bombers at Teen Second Saturday
Our local roller derby team will demonstrate their skills and tricks! Enjoy pizza, gaming and crafts. This event is for 6th-12th graders. Register: 303-651-8477

APRIL 12 • FLAMENCO @ THE LIBRARY • 2-3 pm
Join accomplished guitarist Steve Mullins, percussionist Brett Bowen and famed Flamenco dancer Maria Vazquez for an afternoon of Spanish dance.

APRIL 13 • LIBRARY FESTIVAL ANTHOLOGY • 6-8:30 pm
Readings from the Library Anthology and book signings. Anthology copies available for purchase.

APRIL 14 • THE ART OF ILLUSTRATING • 1-2 pm & 2-3pm
Author/Illustrator Dorothy Donohue will demonstrate the art of illustrating. Kids will create their own artwork too. Register: 303-651-8477

APRIL 15 • ONE BOOK 4 COLORADO STORYTIME • 11am – 12noon
Book giveaways and magic show. Register: 303-651-8477

APRIL 16 • COLORADO AUTHOR TARSHEA NESBIT • 7-8:30 pm
TaraShea Nesbit will discuss her book, “The Wives of Los Alamos”. Books available for purchase.

APRIL 18 • AUTHORS OPEN HOUSE • 1-3 pm
Meet local authors and book signings. Books available for purchase.

JOB HUNTER WORKSHOP: ONE ON ONE
April 15 • 6:30 pm in the UnQuiet Study Area
Career Counselor Jane McKean and other professionals will offer one-on-one consultations. Bring a resume or a burning question!

 

ONGOING ADULT GROUPS…

NEW WRITERS GROUP
Tuesdays • 6 pm
Calling all budding writers, 18 years and older, in the Unquiet Study upstairs.
1st & 3rd Tuesdays: Open Write
2nd & 4th Tuesdays: Discussion and Meeting

HABLEMOS! LET’S TALK
Thursdays • Starts March 5th • 5-6 pm in the UnQuiet Study Area
Have some tea and cookings while practicing conversation with others interested in improving their Spanish or English. We will talk for half an hour in Spanish and then half an hour in English covering various topics. • Reunense con otras personas interesadas en practicar la conversacion en espanol o ingles con te y galletitas. Conversaremos por media hora solo en espanol y despise solo en ingles sobre varios temas.

LIBRARY BOOK GROUPS*
1st Thursdays • 2 to 3:15 pm • Nothing Daunted by Dorothy Wickenden
2nd Mondays • 7 to 8:15 pm • Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
*Groups are open to everyone. Just read the book and join the discussion

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CHILDREN PROGRAMS

Register at the Children’s and Teen Services desk or call 303.651.8477

For information on upcoming storytimes and events see the Library’s Children Calendar

WEEKLY PROGRAMS

TUESDAY
Storytimes • 10:15 and 11 am

WEDNESDAY
Storytimes • 10:15 and 11 am
(every other week)
Tutoring! Math, Science and Reading • 5:30 pm

THURSDAY
Bedtime Storytime • 7 pm

SPECIAL EVENTS
THE FOLLOWING EVENTS MAY REQUIRE REGISTRATION
Register at the Children’s and Teen Services desk or call 303.651.8477

DR. SEUSS’ ILLUMINATING BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
March 2 • 11 am – noon
Celebrate Dr Seuss’ birthday with us. Expect a visit from the Cat in the Hat and create a light-up paper craft. For ages 4 and up with a caregiver.

BILINGUAL STORY HOUR MASK MAKING
March 5 • 6-7 pm
Clay mask making event for March and April; make it in March and paint it in April. 

LEGO CLUB
March 6 • 6-8 pm
Which do you like better for making things — Play-doh or Legos? Come and create in both. Limited to 125 people.

READING ROOTS & GROWING SHOOTS
Saturdays in March • 11 am – noon
A new program for ages 3-9. Storytime followed by a take home gardening craft.

READ ONE PURL TWO KNITTING CLUB
March 8 • 2-3 pm

CHESS CLUB
March 9 & 23 • 7-8 pm
Players of all levels welcome;no registration required. Best for ages 7 and up.

DOGS ENJOY AFTERNOON READING
March 14 • 1-2 pm
Children of all ages are invited to read to specially trained dogs. This is a drop-in program; no registration is required.

YARN BOMB THE LIBRARY
March 22 • 10 am – 1 pm (before we open)
Last year was too much fun. Please join us as the wild decorations continue.

LOTERIA MEXICANA
March 30 • 7 pm
Family evening of traditional Mexican bingo, mostly in Spanish.

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FOR TWEENS & TEENS

Register at the Children’s and Teen Services desk or call 303.651.8477

ANIME CLUB!
March 1 & 15 • 3-5 pm

THE PREFECTS: HARRY POTTER BOOK CLUB
March 8 & 22 • 3-4:30 pm
A Harry Potter discussion and activity group for 6th-12th graders. New and long-time fans welcome! Registration is not required. 

2ND SATURDAYS: THE LIBRARY AFTER DARK
March 14 • Doors open at 6 pm

Features: Peeps diorama construction and a robotics and drone demonstration.
Space is limited. Registration Required: 303-651-8477