Author Nancy Peterson discusses her new novel. In the upheaval of 1942, the small town of Hiram’s Spring suddenly becomes home to a B-17 Bomber training base, then a German Prisoner of War Camp. The Axis powers seem unstoppable. With her brother fighting in North Africa, and fear and suspicion rampant, ten-year-old Sis struggles to understand who is friend and who is foe.
April is National Poetry Month, so let's celebrate! Join poet Marilyn Raff as she guides you through exercises and writing tips to stimulate your imagination and give your poems a "kick". We'll explore how to use the senses, and how to be specific with word choices.
Jared Orsi, Associate Professor at Colorado State University will discuss his new book, which provides the first modern biography of soldier and explorer Zebulon Pike. Join us for a fun evening learning about the explorer for whom Pikes Peak was named.
Have you read something wonderful and can't wait to share it? Looking to get ideas for something new to read? Teens (Grades 6 - 12), please join us and be prepared to share and discuss some great books. If time allows, we'll also play a game or do another fun activity. Treats provided. Please come to the first meeting with two to three books you'd like to recommend to the group. Trained library science graduate student will moderate. Registration required. Please sign up at the reference desk or call 720-865-0955.
Meeting every fourth Saturday of the month in the basement Community Room.
We welcome any booklover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information, visit: http://www.lascomadres.org. Under the Subscribe and Events tabs, click on Book Club sign up and view the books for upcoming months.
The January book selection is, Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town by Mirta Ojito.
Bring the whole family to share in a storytime for all ages! We will sing with a guitar, dance, and read great stories. Trae a toda tu familia y juntos vamos a disfrutar de un cuentacuentos para personas de todas las edades. Vamos a cantar con acompañamiento de guitarra, bailar y leer maravillosos cuentos.