Looking Ahead--Schedule for September & October Now Available!

The Fresh City Life My Branch September & October adult cultural programs schedule is now online and will soon be available in your branch! Get these great events onto your calendar NOW--you don't want to miss our Haunted Happenings or finding your soul mate!

Some Fresh City Life My Branch programs require registration, and they can fill up quickly. Take a look, and register now if you're interested! To register, call the branch where the program is happening, or email: fclmybranch@denverlibrary.org with your name and phone number. These programs are all for adults.

At Smiley, 720-865-0260:

Metal Embossing with My Art Workshop
Saturday, September 8, 2 p.m.
Learn the art of metal embossing with artist-led instruction.

Learn to Stitch
Saturday, October 6, 2 p.m.
Create and stitch a Halloween/fall treat bag with Drawn Thread designer Cynthia Zittel. This is a great class for beginner cross-stitchers and experienced stitchers alike that are looking for a quick and fun fall project.

Learn to Play the Guitar!
Wednesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 6 p.m.
DPL Librarian and strings instrument expert Dana Richardson will teach basic chords and songs.

At Ross-University Hills, 720-865-0955:

Hand Sewn Owl
Saturday, September 22, 2 p.m.
Hand sew an owl of your very own to take home.

Jack-O-Lantern Jars
Saturday, October 13, 2 p.m.
Make painted Jack-O-Lanterns out of canning and baby food jars.

Making Sense of the American Civil War (also at Blair-Caldwell, 720-865-2401)
Denver Public Library is one of 150 libraries nationwide that will be hosting this new 5-part discussion series. It will use books and scholar led-discussion as an entry into serious thought, discussion, and further reading. It will also offer an occasion to bring diverse groups together at the library to examine the modern implications of the Civil War and emancipation. Discover this pivotal period of American history with your community. This series is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Please contact the branch to register and receive information about the books to be discussed.

Thursdays, September 13, 20, 27 and October 4, 11, 6:30 p.m. at Ross-University Hills
Saturdays, September 8, 15, 22, 29 and October 6, 2 p.m. at Blair-Caldwell

Also, look for the Civil War Film Series at Ross University Hills!

At Bear Valley, 720-865-0975:

Saturday, September 22, 2 p.m.
A quick and easy way to make your own pillowcases. Great for gifts or to brighten a room. Materials list provided at registration.

Internet 101
Tuesday, October 16, 5:30 p.m.
Learn how to use Internet Explorer to access the web, and use Google to find the information you need from a website you can trust.

At Ross-Cherry Creek, 720-865-0120:

Basic Kindle
Friday, September 7, 11:30 a.m.
Learn how to use any computer to locate library eBooks and transfer them to your Kindle device. For Kindle and Kindle Touch devices.

At Ross-Broadway, 720-865-0135:

Strange Brew
Saturday, September 22, 10:30 a.m.
Say farewell to Mr. Coffee and hello to new brew methods! Make a delicious cup of coffee using both classic and new coffee contraptions.

Cake Decorating
Tuesday, October 2, 6:30 p.m.
Surprise family and friends with your new cake decorating skills just in time for fall festivities. Basic fondant, coloring, and piping techniques will be demonstrated.

We're also happy to announce a new group at Schlessman (registration not required):

Read-Aloud Group for Lifelong Readers
Thursdays, September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 10:30 a.m.
Join a librarian and other lifelong readers as we read books and poems aloud together. The reading will stop periodically to allow for discussion and reflection. Perfect for adults who are experiencing trouble with reading as they get older (because of vision problems or dementia, for example). Also for people who simply want a social outlet that revolves around books. Everyone who loves books is welcome!

Mark your calendars now, and come learn, craft, cook, and have fun with us! What's happening this weekend? Look HERE!

Written by Becker on August 22, 2012

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