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Dinosaur Bones! /

STEM
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meeting Room

The Byers Branch Library invites you to step into the shoes of a Paleontologist and dig for dinosaur bones in our very own meeting room! No experience required, and all ages are welcome. It's going to be a dinosaur-iffic time!

¡La Biblioteca Byers te invita a hacerte paleontólogo al excavar en busca de huesos dinosaurios en nuestra sala de conferencias! No es necesaria experiencia previa, abierto a todas las edades. ¡Te divertirás mucho!

CONNECTING VECINOS: Different Angles - A Photography Tour

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CONNECTING VECINOS invites you to join the Byers Branch Library on Saturday, April 18, 2-4 pm, for a walking tour along the Art District on Santa Fe. This guided tour will take you through three art exhibitions that are participating in Denver's Month of Photography, a regional biennial celebration of fine art photography. Throughout the tour, we will explore various ways in which photography is used within contemporary art. Please note that minors under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult in order to join the tour.

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Scribes, Scholars and Storytellers Author Series - Dana Myles

Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm
Large Conference Room - Level 1

Novelist Dana Myles, East High School, MPW Kennesaw State University, BA Tuskegee University, joined the ranks of independently published authors in the summer of 2008, with her first book, Satin Sheet Memoirs, Volume 1 – a collection of erotic short stories and sensual poems. Since then, she’s self-published three additional books: Let There Be Life, Hello Diva and Breaking Point. Her latest novella, Aphrodite’s Twin, is scheduled to be released in 2015.

Scribes, Scholars and Storytellers Author Series - Yalonda Benford-Balkcom

Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm
Large Conference Room - Level 1

Originally from the fountain city of Columbus, Georgia this southern belle with a city girl twist is a proud "all in your business" grandmother of three and mother of six. In November of 2011 with encouragement by a best friend she joined the National Novel Writing Month Challenge: write 50,000 words in thirty days. She entered every year since then and came 100 words short each time. It took three years of diligent effort to bring out her dark characters. In November of 2014 the challenge was met with the completion of her fourth Dark Urban Fantasy novel entitled The Hiddeyn.

Scribes, Scholars and Storytellers Author Series - Dwayne Meeks

Books Authors and Writing
2:30 pm

Meet Dwayne Meeks, Urban Colors Director/CO-Founder and author of the book Pieces Never Missing: How to Engage Fathers as Stakeholders in the Children’s Academic Achievement, and participate in a discussion on fatherhood engagement styles that facilitate healthy communication in a 21st Century Education System. Pieces Never Missing, explores Dwayne’s battle with his own particular issues and how he now utilizes what he has learned to support parenthood engagement from this new point of view. Author will be selling copies of his book. http://www.urbancolors.org/

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Scribes, Scholars and Storytellers Author Series - Apprentice of Peace

Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm
Large Conference Room - Level 1

The Apprentice of Peace: An Uncommon Dialogue is a unique platform from which we can all learn, grow and find the peace missing in our lives. An Uncommon Dialogue is based on three principles: The Realization, The Committed Effort, & Accepting Principles of Change. Acknowledgement and application of these principles in a given situation will allow a person to begin to work towards the peace that they are in need of. Meet authors Ronnie 'Qi' Harvey and Pos Lu Chan as they illustrate circumstances that disrupt peaceful living and share a blueprint to reclaim it.

Fused Glass Coasters

Arts and Crafts
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Glass fusing is beautiful & simple. Join Ceramics in the City and create a unique fused glass coaster! Registration is required. Please call or email to register. For grades 4 and up.

Drum Circle / Círculo de tambores

Music and Dance
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meeting Room

The Byers Branch Library invites you to join us as Helen Trencher, the Percussion Lady, inspires us with new beats and exciting rhythms. Participants will get to try out new instruments for themselves to create a sound based on rhythms from around the world. No experience is necessary, and this event is open to families with children of all ages.

Eazy Gaming / Videojuegos Eazy

Fun Games and Gaming
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room

Come get your game on at the Byers Branch Library where we will play great video games on a Wii and PS4! Open to ages 6-18.

Ven a jugar videojuegos en la Biblioteca Byers donde jugaremos fabulosos videojuegos en un Wii y PS4. Para las edades 6 a 18.

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Fun Games and Gaming
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Upstairs Community Room

Video Games! Card Games! Board Games! Popcorn! Join us every Thursday at the Schlessman Family Branch Library for games from 3:30PM to 5:00PM. This program is open to students in grades 6 to 12.

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