ADULT PROGRAMS

All Adult Programs are free…funded by the Friends! 

PRESENTING DR ELIZABETH FENN
February 2 • 7 to 8 pm
Dr Fenn will discuss her Pulitzer Prize winning book, Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People. Registration is required and is currently full. To be placed on a wait list, please call 303-651-8472.

SMALL BUSINESS SERIES: Navigating into Brick and Mortar
February 9 • 6 to 8 pm
Mapping Out Your Business: Mind mapping is a powerful business tool to increase productivity and create detailed plans. It helps you analyze, comprehend, synthesize and generate new ways to run your business.  Registration is not required.

Panel Members
Mary Ann Ursich, Community Solutions
Rose Chamberlain, Coffee and Connections

MANY FACET SONGS OF LOVE CONCERT
WITH COUSINS OF THE MUSE

February 14 • 2 to 3 pm

Join us for an afternoon of love songs with the duo Cousins of the Muse. Musicians Jeffrey Rodgers (hammered dulcimer) and Charlotte Roe (harp) explore the many different types of love expressed through music. Registration is not required for this concert.

LIBRARY CLOSED
February 15 

JOB HUNTING WORKSHOP SERIES
Wednesdays: February 17, April 20 & May 18 • 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Career Counselor Jane McKean will guide job seekers and career changers through some key elements of a job hunt:
• 2/17: Negotiating a Salary
• 4/20: Writing Resumes and Cover Letters
• 5/18: Effective Interviewing
No registration required. Meet in the 2nd Floor Unquiet Study Area.

RUSSIA AND THE WEST WITH IAN FEINHANDLER
February 25 • 7 to 8 pm
Dr. Feinhandler will explore the historical and ongoing tensions between Russia and the West. Register here or by calling 303-651-8472.

ONGOING ADULT GROUPS

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

HABLEMOS! LET’S TALK
Thursdays • 5:30 pm in the UnQuiet Study Area
Have some tea and cookies 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
Groups are open to everyone. Just read the book and join the discussion.

1st Thursdays • 2 to 3:15 pm
FIRST THURSDAY BOOKS:
Feb 4 Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
Mar 3 Molly Brown: Unraveling the Myth by Kristen Iversen
Apr 7 West with the Night by Beryl Markham

2nd Mondays • 7 to 8:15 pm
SECOND MONDAY BOOKS:
Feb 8 Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour
Mar 14 The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
Apr 11 11/22/63 by Stephen King
May 9 The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
Jun 13 Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
Jul 11 Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

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CHILDREN PROGRAMS

All Children’s Programs are free…funded by the Friends!
Register at the Children’s and Teen Services desk or call 303.651.8477

Ongoing Children’s Storytimes & Programs

TUESDAYS
Storytimes • 10:15 and 11 am

WEDNESDAYS
Storytimes • 10:15 and 11 am
Homework Help • 5:30 pm

THURSDAYS
Bedtime Storytime • 
 7 pm
Stories and songs are presented in the Craft Room with a three- to six-year-old audience in mind, although everyone is welcome. Wear pajamas if you would like and bring a stuffed animal to add to the fun! Parents and caregivers must accompany their children.

Children’s Programs & Events

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

CHESS CLUB
February 1 • 7 to 8 pm
• Every First and Third Monday
• Players of all levels are welcome
• Best for ages 7 and up
• No registration required

LEGO CLUB
February 5 • 6 to 8 pm
Calling all Lego Lovers! Visit the Library on the first Friday of each month to accept Lego building challenges. When you’ve finished your masterpiece, it will be displayed in the Library. This is an after-hours, family event — everyone is welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

BILINGUAL STORYTIME
February 8 • 6 to 6:45 pm
Join us for 45 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish and English! This program is conducted by a bilingual librarian and is best for grades K-5. Registration is not required.

STORYTIME WITH THE TOOTH FAIRY
February 10 • 10:15 to 10:45 & 11 to 11:30 am
• It’s all about teeth! To celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month, DentaQuest has booked a date with the Tooth Fairy! Come hear stories and learn about taking care of our pearly whites.
• This program is best for ages 2 and up
• No registration is required

TEDDY BEAR TEA PARTY
February 13 • 11 am to 12 noon
• Dress yourself and your best Teddy in your finest tea party wear and enjoy tea and crumpets at the Library, along with Teddy Bear stories and crafts
• This program is best for ages 4 to 7. Teddy Bears are not required for participation.
• Registration is required: 303-651-8477

DOGS ENJOY AFTERNOON READING (DEAR)
February 13 • 1 to 2 pm
• Second Saturday of the month
• Children of all ages are invited to read to specially trained dogs.
• Drop-in program, no registration required
• DEAR dogs are registered through Pet Partners

LOTERIA MEXICANA
February 29 • 6 to 7 pm
Family evening of traditional Mexican bingo, mostly in Spanish.

TEENS & TWEENS

All Teens & Tweens Programs are free…funded by the Friends!
Register at the Children’s and Teen Services desk or call 303.651.8477

ANIME CLUB
February 7 & 21 • 3 to 5 pm
Teens ages 13-18 meet to watch anime films and discuss anime, manga and Japanese pop culture. Bring your creativity and join us for some cool discussions and fun!

TEEN SECOND SATURDAYS
February 13 • 6 to 9 pm
• Second Saturday of the month
• Students in grades 6-12
• Each month we feature crafts, movies, gaming, Minecraft, and more
• This is a drop-off program for Tweens and Teens
• Registration is required and is limited to first 100 registrants

Participants must:
• register before noon on the day of the program (303.651.8477)
• sign in when they arrive
• provide an emergency contact number

For more information, please call 303-651-8477

GREAT STORIES CLUB BOOK GROUP
February 17 • 4 to 5 pm at the Longmont Youth Center, 1050 Lashley St in Longmont
February 17 • March 2, 16, 30 • April 13, 27 • May 11, 18
• A new book club for teens in 8th-12th grades
• Apply to join today online or at the CATS desk, applications are due to the Library by Feb 8 at 9pm, participants must commit to attending all book group sessions
• Space is limited to a maximum of 12 participants
• Three books will be read
(1) Feed by M.T. Anderson
(2) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
(3) March: Books One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell
• This innovative book group is a partnership between the Library and the Youth Center and is made possible by a grant from the American Library Association to conduct a Great Stories Club for at-risk youth in our community.