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Felt Calaveras with Lalania Simone

Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Create modern folk art! We will be making felt calaveras to celebrate Mexico's Day of the Dead. These embroidered felt skulls resemble colorful, highly decorated "sugar skulls" popular during this time of year. All materials provided. 2hrs. Limited to 15 people - arrive early to secure your spot.

Calavera Decorating Contest / Concurso de decoración de calaveras

Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 11:00 am

DEADLINE for entries is Wednesday, November 5 @ Ross-Cherry Creek
Come to the Cherry Creek library, grab a paper skull, and decorate it for a chance to win a prize! Skulls will be available to pick up starting October 11, and staff will vote for a winner on November 5. Supplies are limited, so grab yours fast! Open to all ages.

Nota: La fecha límite para entregar una calavera decorada para el concurso es el miércoles, 5 de noviembre en la Biblioteca Ross-Cherry Creek.

Banned Books Week - Virtual Read-Out

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Books Authors and Writing
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Share your love of a banned book with the world! Readers across the country are participating in a Virtual Read-Out, sharing their stories and celebrating their freedom to read. Denver Public Library staff will help you film a short video supporting your favorite banned or challenged book, which will be shared online as part of the Virtual Read-Out.

Banned Books Week Virtual Read-Out

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Books Authors and Writing
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Share your love of a banned books with the world! Across the country readers are participating in a Virtual Read-Out, sharing their stories and celebrating their freedom to read.
Denver Public Library staff will help you film a short video supporting your favorite banned or challenged book, which will be shared online as part of the Virtual Read-Out.

Art & Crafts at the Library Sale

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Arts and Crafts
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 2nd Annual DPL Art & Crafts at the Library Sale takes place Saturday, September 27, 9-5 at Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St. Admission is free and open to the public.

We will be showcasing the handmade talents of Denver Public Library’s staff, family and friends including:

Handmade Jewelry, Paintings & Prints, Day of the Dead Crafts, Fabric Accessories, Calligraphy Art, Comics & Digital Illustrations, Art Prints & Comic Books, Hand-Sewn Pillows, Ceramics, Handmade Cards, Photography, Aprons, Baby Clothes, River Rock Basins, Collage/Decoupage Items, Paper Art, and much more.

Field Tested, Crafter Approved: Tessellations

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Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room

A tessellation is created when a shape is repeated over and over covering a plane without any gaps or overlaps. Come experiment with this unique art form and create your own tessellation.

Colorado Driver's Licenses For All/Licencias de conducir de Colorado para todos

Citizenship
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Immigration lawyer James Lamb will provide the latest information on Colorado's new driver's license program for undocumented immigrants, including the requirements and the benefits and risks of applying.

El abogado de inmigración James Lamb les presentará información al día sobre el programa nuevo de licencias para inmigrantes indocumentados. Explicará los requisitos, los beneficios y los riesgos de solicitar una licencia.

The Art of Now: Yesterday Meets Today curated by Helen Littlejohn

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Cousins Gallery - Level 3

The Art of Now is a community art show that explores the relationship between who we were as we began our journey as artists and who we have become. Artists will show one piece of art from their early career and one piece completed in the last two years. Artists include: Alistair Bane, Joel Cook, Patricio Cordova, Ron Hicks, Rochelle Johnson, Helen Littlejohn, Irving Watts, and Rob Yancey.

Artist Talk/Closing Reception:
Wednesday, September 24, 6-8 p.m.

For more informatin about the exhibit, please contact Helen Littlejohn at
helenwlittlejohn@gmail.com or 303-907-4589.

Which Gadget is Right for You?

Computers and Tech
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meeting Room

Whether you are shopping for a gift or just getting a new gadget for yourself, you need to know which device is right for you. Come in with questions or just listen as we talk about the pros and cons of different eReaders, tablets and smartphones.

Ghosts of Platt Park and University Park with Phil Goodstein

History and Genealogy
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Meeting Room

Join local author and historian Phil Goodstein for a seminar on the ghosts of Platt Park and University Park. Free and open to the public; no reservations are necessary.

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