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

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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.

Sherry Ray: Finding Traction: Recapture Your Drive at Work

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2:00 pm

For the past 11 years, Sherry Ray has been a motivational speaker and certified business/life coach. She has coached a variety of people, from CEOs to the NFL alumni- anyone looking to decrease conflict and achieve balance and happiness in their lives. Her book not only chronicles her experiences working with people in corporate America, it delves into the issues that make people unhappy or "burned out" on the job and presents methods for helping them find happiness and motivation. Books will be available for sale.

Book Chat

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you find yourself constantly asking people what they are reading? Do you love talking to people about books, poems, and essays? We'll chat about what we are reading and maybe even read aloud for a bit. Just sit and listen -- or share!

Book Chat

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you find yourself constantly asking people what they are reading? Do you love talking to people about books, poems, and essays? We'll chat about what we are reading and maybe even read aloud for a bit. Just sit and listen -- or share!

Book Chat

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you find yourself constantly asking people what they are reading? Do you love talking to people about books, poems, and essays? We'll chat about what we are reading and maybe even read aloud for a bit. Just sit and listen -- or share!

Book Chat

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you find yourself constantly asking people what they are reading? Do you love talking to people about books, poems, and essays? We'll chat about what we are reading and maybe even read aloud for a bit. Just sit and listen -- or share!

Teen Book Club

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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

A reading group for teens in grades 6-12 that meets to talk about books, eat snacks, play games, and have some laughs. Bring your friends! Help us think up a better name for our book club!

Next meeting: Wednesday, May 21, 4:30 p.m.
We’ll eat, talk about "Battle Royale" by Koshun Takami (including a comparison to "The Hunger Games" books and a movie clip!), and take home the book to read for June.

Check with the reference desk for more details. Registration is suggested but not required.

Read All About It - A Teen Book Discussion Group

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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you read something wonderful and can't wait to share it? Looking to get ideas for something new to read? Teens (Grades 6 - 12), please join us and be prepared to share and discuss some great books. If time allows, we'll also play a game or do another fun activity. Treats provided. Trained library science graduate student will moderate. Registration required. Please sign up at the reference desk or call 720-865-0955.

Tween Book Club

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4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

A reading group for tweens ages 9-12 that meets the 3rd Monday of each month. This month’s book selection is Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee. Registration is required. Please call 720-865-0325 to register. For grades 4 and up!

Teen Book Club

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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

A reading group for teens in grades 6-12 that meets to talk about books, eat snacks, play games, and have some laughs. Bring your friends! Help us think up a better name for our book club!

Next meeting: Wednesday, April 23, 4:30 p.m.
We’ll eat, talk about "Heist Society" by Ally Carter, and take home the book to read for May.

Check with the reference desk for more details. Registration is suggested but not required.

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