Join us on the rooftop of the Art Museum Residences for an open air, big sky Dewey After Hours and help select the signature cocktail for the Denver Public Library's Booklovers Ball. Enjoy the amazing view of downtown Denver as the sun sets and you sip, nibble and schmooze.
We'll be sampling martinis and appetizers and voting for the most tasty and delicious drink. The winning drink will be served at the 13th Annual Booklovers Ball. Beer, wine and soft drinks will also be served. Pinnacle Vodka is donating both a regular vodka and a special secret ingredient vodka to inspire the mixologists.
Bring your creative energies and name that drink! The originator of the winning name will be awarded a free ticket to the Booklovers Ball on October 9. The theme this year is "Explore."
The Central Library, Vida Ellison Gallery - Level 7
Recollection 2010 is a selection of more than 60 works from the 600-print collection of the Colorado Photographic Arts Center. Collectively the exhibition presents a remarkable 20th century survey of people and places. Most works in the show are vintage gelatin silver prints.
Join us on Wednesday, August 25, 6 p.m. at the Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library to ramp up for the rat race and sharpen your competitive edge with a review of favorite business titles. Share what you're reading or just come to learn about titles that you'll want to read!
Did you know that the urban myth about razor blades in Halloween candy has absolutely no truth to it? Why do urban myths like that persist and how do they get started? If you can make an idea like that stick regarding your business, your business will be successful. This is the premise for the title Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath & Dan Heath.
The Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild presents ...and Sew and Sew ...Quilts of Wa Shonaji, an exhibit by quilters from around Colorado. Please join us at the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library during the month of August for this extraordinary exhibit of art and craft.
About the Guild
The Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild was formed in February 1994 by five African American women who were interested in perpetuating the heritage of quilting and promoting fellowship among those in quilting. The Guild is committed to supporting and educating the community. To this end, the Guild offers exhibits, quilting classes, lectures and quilt documentation through its various programs during the year. The name Wa Shonaji comes from the Swahili language and means literally “people who sew.”
Hey teen artists - it's time again for our Teen Read Week Sticker Contest!
Teen Read Week is October 17-23 this year and the theme is Books with Beat. One person will be chosen as our contest winner and will have their sticker distributed in all Denver Public Library locations during Teen Read Week! The winning art will also be featured on our teen website, eVolver.
Artwork needs to measure 3” x 3.”
It can be any kind of 2-D art: color, B/W, photo, digital, whatever!
Entries need to be turned in by Saturday, September 4, 2010 and the winner will be announced by the first week of October.
Join us on Wednesday, August 18, 6 p.m. at the newly renovated Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library for a magic lantern show, "Touring Cherry Creek from Francis Parkman to the Future," by noted historian Tom Noel on the historic transformation of Cherry Creek from its muddy beginnings to its glittering present.
Celebrate Colorado's 134th anniversary of becoming a state on Sunday, August 15 at 3pm by exploring the rich diversity of the Colorado Book Awards. Pick from the wide selection of winners, or other books celebrating our great state! Share what you're reading or just come to learn about titles that you'll want to read.
Come to this free class to learn how to improve your job search.
DATE: Friday, July 30, 12-2 p.m.
LOCATION: Central Library, Level 4, Computer Training Classroom
You should look at job searching as a marketing campaign, with you, the job seeker, as the product. Learn techniques to identify the types of employers who would be looking for an employee with your qualifications.
* Keyboard/mouse/Internet skills required.
CLASS IS FREE. No registration needed. The class is on a first come, first serve basis. Seating is limited, please arrive early.
Whether you are looking for a fun and easy craft to revitalize your refrigerator, an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon, or a new creative outlet to express yourself, we would love for you to join us for our Magnet Making event at the Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library Saturday, July 31 at 10 a.m.
Inspired by a button maker, an abundance of old magazines and a creative eye, these magnets combine all my favorite elements of handicraft including reusing normally discarded materials!
Looking for more great craft or DIY projects for home? The library has many resources for artisans of all skills and interests!
Free class on how to record yourself on your computer then upload the video to an online blog!
DATE: Wednesday, July 28, 2-4 p.m.
LOCATION: Central Library, Level 4 Computer Training Classroom
Have you been dedicated to Livejournal in the past, but it's getting a little bit old now? Try video blogging instead! Learn how to record yourself on your computer then upload the video for an online blog!