Who better to kick off this blog about fashion than the iconic David Bowie who inspired millions with his music and funky clothing choices? No one, RIP Bowie your legend lives on. (Feel free to bug your co-workers by blasting Fashion loudly while reading this blog.)
After months of waiting, this Friday and Saturday finally mark DINK: The Denver Independent Comics and Art Expo. DPL will be there, and even if I weren't working the event I'd be pretty dang excited. But a couple of years ago, I never would have considered going to DINK. I have a weird history with comics, and until recently they generally didn't do much for me.
From now until March 31, 2016 users from over 21,000 libraries around the world can borrow the eBook and audio eBook of the #1 New York Times best selling American Sniper without any wait lists or holds. The Big Library Read creates a digital “global book club” for two weeks as readers can experience the same title together and share their thoughts on our discussion board.
Did you know that the National Parks Service will turn 100 on August 25, 2016? The National Parks Foundation is using this celebration as a way to encourage people to visit and use the parks, learn about their history, and educate folks so that they will be preserved for the future.
Partnership Funds Makerspaces at Denver Public Library
SM Energy on Thursday, March 17, presented a $100,000 check to the Denver Public Library to fund science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and makerspace programs for kids and teens. In appreciation for the gift, the library’s digital makerspace at the Central Library will be renamed the SM Energy ideaLAB.
Get out those knitting needles, button up that paint smock, strap on the old tool belt and “Get Your Craft On!” Every month our Denver Public Library branches offer dozens of fun, easy and creative craft programs for all ages. If you’re a seasoned crafter or a novice wanting to find your craft calling, you will find a wonderful variety of activities to choose from at your local libraries.
Here are some programs coming up for the rest of this month: