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This Month At The Library

Pauline Robinson Branch 

Tech Help Appointments | Mondays and Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m.

Get technology assistance from one of our in-house experts on your own device or a public computer. Learn the basics, such as email, social networking, word processing and eMedia. Call the library at 720-865-0290 to schedule an appointment for Monday or Tuesday.

Active Minds presents: New Orleans: Biography of a City | Saturday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m.

As we note the Tri-Centennial of the founding of New Orleans last year, join Active Minds for a virtual visit to this iconic place. Often referred to as the most unique city in America, New Orleans is famous for its cuisine, French Creole influence, jazz music, and of course Mardi Gras. Join Active Minds to explore the colorful history, culture and people of the Big Easy, including the unique challenges of living in a coastal city where nearly half the land is below sea level. Bring your colored beads and your jazz trumpet. Special note: Following the program, please join us for New Orleans influenced refreshments catered by Monica Kadillak.

Preschool Storytime | Wednesdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, 10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for 3-5 year olds and their parents or caregivers.

eBooks Made Easy | Thursday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m.

Learn how to access library eBooks, audiobooks and video with your library card. Bring your own smartphone, tablet, or laptop, or explore the eBooks website using a library computer.

The Pauline Robinson Book Club | Saturday, Feb. 23, noon

This month’s selection: Everything’s Trash But It’s Okay by Phoebe Robinson. Drop-ins are welcome.

Park Hill Branch 

All Ages Storytime | Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers. Craft activity immediately follows the program.

Baby Storytime | Thursdays & Fridays at 11:15 a.m.

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for babies ages 0-18 months and their caregivers. Play and social time immediately follow the program.

Toddler Storytime | Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for toddlers ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.

Bollywood Dance for Families with Deepali | Friday, February 1, 4:30 p.m.

Deepali, born and brought up in India, has been dancing for as long as she can remember. Deepali likes to call herself a storyteller, using the media of dance, drama and film to tell a story. Ideal for ages 6 and up—accompanied by an adult.

Magic Club | Monday, February 4, 4:30 p.m.

Do you already play Magic: the Gathering, or are you interested in learning? Stop by two afternoons a month to play and meet other teens. Ideal for ages 10-17. *No Gathering Monday, February 18.

Origami for Seniors | Tuesday, February 5, 4 p.m.

Benefit from the tranquil art of paper folding and take away some beautiful items you’ve created from single sheets of paper.

Equity in Schools: We PHNEEd to Talk | Wednesday, February 6, 6:30 p.m.

Park Hill Neighbors for Equity in Education (PHNEE) invites you to a discussion of how to use stakeholder power to improve equity in schools. Add your voice to this series of conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.

Hogwarts Spells and Potions Magic Show | Thursday, February 7, 4:30 p.m.

Celebrate Harry Potter Book Night with Professor Elstun Ravenclaw’s Spells and Potions Magic Show. Ideal for ages 6 to 11 – accompanied by an adult.

No Strings Attached Book Chat I Saturday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m.

Read whatever you want and attend whenever you can. Share a recent read, an old favorite, or anything in between.

Conversation for the Ages: Community I Saturday, Feb. 9, 2:30 p.m.

What do we owe to each other? How do we talk about what matters most? Engage in one or all of our monthly discussions using classic and contemporary texts as springboards for talking about pressing issues. 

Play and Explore | Monday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m.

Play with us! Family members and caregivers are a child’s first playmates and teachers. Engage your child in play activities that can help build creativity, coordination, and problem solving, strengthen muscles, increase social skills and encourage early earning. Ideal for ages 12 months to 5 years – accompanied by an adult.

Health Navigation | Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4 p.m.

Participate in an interactive discussion led by Ellen Keckler, Patient Navigator for Boomers Leading Change, around the social determinants of health and how they impact the access and utilization of health care and health related services.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) I Tuesdays, Feb. 12 & 26, 6 p.m.

Join the Park Hill TAB. Help plan events and projects, talk about your favorite books, music, movies and make your opinion count. Plus snacks. Ideal for ages 13-18.

Laughter Yoga | Wednesday, Feb., 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy playful laughter exercises interspersed with gentle breathing and stretching. During this joyful practice, you’ll strengthen the immune system, increase tolerance to pain and combat the negative effects of stress. Simple, fun and accessible to people of all fitness levels.

eBooks Made Easy | Saturday, Feb. 16, 10:30 a.m.

Learn how to access library eBooks, audiobooks and video with your library card. Bring your own smartphone, tablet, or laptop, or explore the eBooks website using a library computer.

The Conflict Center Presents Community in Conversation I Saturday, Feb. 16, 2:30 p.m.

Are your neighbors “solving issues” via Nextdoor or Facebook Groups? Do you feel uncomfortable addressing concerns with our neighbors? From everyday issues, like lawn maintenance or dog walking, to larger community concerns, how do we have conversations in our neighborhood that address conflict and disagreement in positive ways? Explore tools from affective statements to understanding your “conflict motivations” in order to effectively address issues and strengthen relationships with your neighbors.

Kids’ Book Club | Tuesday, Feb. 19, 3:30 p.m.

Book: Dragon Masters #1: Rise of the Earth Dragon by Tracey West. Activity: Make an Earth dragon and get a dragon master necklace. Ideal for ages 6 to 9.

Underground Comedy Club: Janae Burris I Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m.

Laugh with Janae Burris, 2016 Comedy Works New Faces Champ and one third of Denver comedy trio Pussy Bros, in our underground, after hours comedy club. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 18 and over only due to adult content.

Break Up With Your Car | Saturday, Feb. 23, 2:30 p.m.

Discover the benefits and freedom of car-lite living in Denver. Explore shared mobility options, public transit, and walking. Yes, you can buy groceries and still go to the mountains.

The Ski Troops of World War II I Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.

Retired Colonel Tom Duhs, co-author of the book Sempre Avanti: Always Forward, talks about the only Mountain Division the United States military ever had, beginning with the training at Camp Hale Colorado and Camp Swift Texas, and ending with their triumphant campaign as they pushed the German Army out of Italy.

Explore Your Family History I Wednesday, March 6, 6:30pm 

Discover how to trace your family history. Learn the tricks of the trade as James Jeffrey from the Western History and Genealogy Department guides you through the process.

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