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Load It Up!

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Books Authors and Writing
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).

Bringing Bugs to Denver Plates

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Health and Wellness
6:30 pm

Roughly 80% of the world relies on insects as a food source. Packed with nutrition, edible insects are not only good for you, they are good for the planet! Samples will be available for those without shellfish allergies. Presented by Little Herds. Learn more at www.littleherds.org

International Games Day

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Fun Games and Gaming
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us to celebrate International Games Day @ your library! We’ll have a variety of classic board games set up, including Scrabble, Sorry!, Uno, and Chess. The event will run until 5:30 p.m.- feel free to drop in at any point. Visit denverlibrary.org/events to see what other branches have planned during the week of November 8-15.

Author Talk with Gary Karton

Books Authors and Writing
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Meet and visit with the author of The Last Akaway as he shares his personal experience with dyslexia and his inspiration for this fantasy adventure. An Akaway is a rare and magical creature that connects you to your spirit animal. Once you've connected, you have all the special powers that your spirit animal possesses. But those powers are in serious jeopardy!

Also learn about Denver Public Library's Summer of Reading program. Read or listen to books and earn prizes.

Assistive Technology for Success in the Classroom

Computers and Tech
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Free community workshop by Learning Ally. Join the YES! Ambassadors, students with dyslexia, as they discuss why assistive technology is so important and demonstrate types of AT that help them succeed in school. Some of the technologies demonstrated include: Learning Ally audiobooks; the Livescribe pen; Dragon Natural Speaking; Ginger spellcheck, and a variety of helpful Apps.

YES! Top Secrets

Life Skills
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
B2 Conference Center

Free community workshop by Learning Ally. Your YES! Ambassadors have secrets to help you stay motivated, positive and refocused for the 2nd half of the school year. This information is TOP SECRET, but since you are YES! members, you have special clearance! We will also be sharing some anti-bullying and self-defense tips from a world champion black belt. Students can then head off for some fun with their Ambassador leader to enjoy the Denver Art Museum, Colorado History Museum or ideaLAB.

Nurturing Self-Advocacy

Life Skills
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 7 Training Room

Free community workshop by Learning Ally. What is self-advocacy? Basically, it's your ability to understand who you are, what you need, and how to educate the people around you about the things that help make you successful in school and life. Discover the power of self-advocacy and how you can help your students learn about and grow this very important skill.

Kombucha? You Betcha!

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Health and Wellness
6:30 pm

Brewers from Denver's own Happy Leaf Kombucha explain what this ancient elixir is, how it is made, and its myriad of possible health benefits.

First Craft Saturday: A New Craft Creation Every Month

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Arts and Crafts
10:00 am

T-shirt scarves extravaganza. Bring an old t-shirt...or two...or three!

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