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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
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The library will celebrate the end of the Summer of Reading program with special activities for the whole family! All Ages.

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.

Move Freely Bicycle Event / ¡A movernos libremente!: programa acerca de las bicicletas

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Life Skills
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us with your bicycles for a basic bike maintenance workshop and bicycle exploration session presented by the 411 BIKE PIT!, a bicycle collective, free bike shop, and community hub. Innovative Bicycles will be on display, including the DPL CONNECT pedal powered mobile library. The event will close with a Neighborhood Bike Ride commencing at 3:30 p.m.

Family game time / Juegos de mesa en familia

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Social Events
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come check out our board game event at the Green Valley Ranch Branch library. Join us as we play board games new and old for an hour or so and enjoy light refreshments. It promises to be a fun-filled time.
Acompáñanos en este divertido evento para familias. Juega juegos de mesa con nosotros en la Biblioteca Green Valley Ranch. Vamos a jugar viejos juegos de mesa y también los nuevos. Habrá refrigerios ligeros también.

Growing Global Roots - Denver Botanic Gardens

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Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
This Event will be at the Denver Botanic Gardens

You are invited to attend a workshop hosted by Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver Public Library's Plaza Program. Come and see how plants from all over the world grow in Colorado! There will also be a craft activity for children.

Event will be held at:

Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York Street
Denver, CO 80206

Free parking is located across from the main entrance. Transportation will also be available at several library branch locations across the Denver metro area at 9 a.m. Please contact Will Chan, wchan@denverlibrary.org for more information.

Map Month: The Cartography of Indian Country

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History and Genealogy
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Thomas Jefferson's acquisition of Louisiana set the stage for the relocation and concentration of the American Indian into lands west of the Mississippi River. From this point, the politics of western emigration, exploitation of the gold fields, development of railroads and the balance of slave versus free territories would all impact the Indian Country as it was whittled down to the borders recognized as the Indian Territory and ultimately the State of Oklahoma. In his presentation, Stephen Hoffenberg, M.D.

Map Month: Where to Draw the Line: Mapping the U.S.-Mexico Border

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History and Genealogy
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

At the end of the Mexican-American War in 1847, representatives from the United States and Mexico negotiated their territorial disputes using a commercially successful, but seriously flawed map, on which the new border line was drawn. Dr. Angel Abbud-Madrid will explore the long-lasting impact of the various interpretations of the historical map and on the relations between the U.S. and Mexico for the last 165 years. Dr.

Map Month: The Unveiling of the American West in Printed Maps

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History and Genealogy
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

From the beginning of the sixteenth century, when Europeans first understood that there was a western North America, through the next four centuries, the nature of the American West was slowly revealed to Europeans and then Euro-Americans. Chris Lane will discuss how that gradual unveiling has been graphically depicted in printed maps over the years. Chris Lane is proprietor of the Philadelphia Print Shop West in Cherry Creek and has appeared as an appraiser of old maps and prints on the Antiques Road Show.

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Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club

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Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meeting every fourth Saturday of the month in the basement Community Room.
We welcome any book-lover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information or to join the book club and view the books for upcoming months visit: http://lascomadres.com/latinolit/latino-book-club/portfolio/2014-book-month.
The May book selection is Flesh to Bone by Ire'ne Lara Silva.

End of Summer of Reading Celebration!

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Fun Games and Gaming
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Special Summer of Reading Event

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Performance and Presentations
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a super special Summer of Reading event. You won't know what it is unless you come. There will be food too!

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