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End of Summer of Reading Celebration! / Celebración de cierre del programa de Verano de Lectura

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Social Events
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The library will celebrate the end of the Summer of Reading program with special activities for the whole family! All Ages. No registration is required.

La biblioteca va a celebrar el cierre del programa del Verano de Lectura con divertidas actividades para toda la familia! Para niños de todas las edades. No es necesario inscribirse.

Film - Gasland Part II (2013)

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Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar nominated film Gasland, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global scale.

The Ludlow Massacre, Poetry and History: A special National Poetry Month reading with Colorado Poet Laureate David Mason

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Books Authors and Writing
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western History/Genealogy- Level 5

David Mason was nominated as Colorado's poet laureate in 2010, one of only six poets to fill this position Mason is nearly done with his four year stint. A writer and professor out of Colorado Springs, Mason's books of poems include The Buried Houses (winner of the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize), The Country I Remember (winner of the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award), and Arrivals. His verse novel, Ludlow, was published on 2007, and named best poetry book of the year by the Contemporary Poetry Review and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

Tubs of Tomatoes and Crocks of Carrots: Growing Veggis in Pots

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Health and Wellness
10:00 am

In Colorado, the only good tomato is a homegrown one. Learn how to cultivate tomatoes and other fresh produce in pots. You'll dig up container-gardening basics, such as best vegetable varieties, container sizes and types, potting mixes, planting techniques, and watering and fertilization guidelines.

The Coloradans that Saved America: Veterans at Fairmount Cemetery Virtual Tour

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History and Genealogy
6:30 pm

Historic Fairmount Cemetery is the final resting place of veterans from the Mexican-American War, Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I and II to the present day. This rich military history includes five Medal of Honor recipients, Tuskegee Airmen and Nisei of the famed 442nd Infantry. Please join us as we remember the Coloradans that have served our country.

Nelson Mandela and South Africa: Journey from Apartheid

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History and Genealogy
6:30 pm

Join Active Minds and explore the history of South Africa, its struggle with apartheid, Mandela's legacy, and the country's journey to rejoin the international community since apartheid's end in 1994.

Natural Solutions to Sleep Problemzzz

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Health and Wellness
2:00 pm

Join the Foundation for Wellness Professionals to hear about the hormonal and neurological causes of sleep problems and the natural solutions that help eliminate them.

Load It Up!

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Computers and Tech
11:00 am

Baffled by your eReader? Longing to find a fantastic book that is perfect for you? A tech-savvy librarian and certified book expert will match you up with great eBooks and download them to your device. (Bring your device. Signed tech waiver required.)

Load It Up!

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Computers and Tech
11:00 am

Baffled by your eReader? Longing to find a fantastic book that is perfect for you? A tech-savvy librarian and certified book expert will match you up with great eBooks and download them to your device. (Bring your device. Signed tech waiver required.)

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