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This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Sam Gary Branch Library
Room: ideaLAB
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, DIY, Older Adults, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Curious about what tools the ideaLAB has to offer? The laser cutter is a machine that uses light to engrave and cut different materials like wood, fabric, and acrylic. In this workshop we’ll learn laser cutter basics to create a DIY wooden lantern!&n...
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Library Branch: Park Hill Branch Library
Room: Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds, Older Adults, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
What can you do with all the stories of your life? Try crafting them into your memoirs! In this 6-week workshop series, we will explore different types, styles, and techniques of writing memoir. Author and teaching artist Andrea Asali will lead you t...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds, Health and Wellness, Older Adults
Event Details:
African Americans are twice as likely as whites to develop Alzheimer's/dementia, and yet they are significantly less likely than other groups to be diagnosed or receive services. This is a crisis for the community that cannot be ignored. In this i...
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Library Branch: Ross-University Hills Branch Library
Room: Large Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, DIY, Older Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
In this series, you will learn three techniques (slab, coil, and slab with slipped and scored additions) in order to make three pieces: one functional work, one sculpture, and one tile. No experience necessary; all materials provided. Please ensure t...
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Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Cooking and Food, Older Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for the fifth in a series of cooking demonstrations focused on maintaining health as you age. October is Vision Awareness Month and Christine Patorniti, president of Nutrition Center of Colorado, will show several recipes that ...
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This event is in the "Teen (ages 13 - 17)" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult, Teen (ages 13 - 17)
Program Type: Health and Wellness, More Fun Stuff, Older Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
A regular meditation practice can help you cultivate kindness and inner peace -- two things we desperately need in these stressful times. Join us to learn different meditations and practice them. Connect with other members of your community and exper...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Outreach/Off-site
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Health and Wellness, Older Adults
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Did you know that just 30 minutes of walking a day can reduce your risk of heart disease, improve blood pressure and blood sugar, elevate mood, and reduce risk of osteoporosis, cancer, and diabetes? Join Dr. Andrew M. Freeman from National Jewish ...
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CGS: Genealogy 101

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, History, Older Adults
Event Details:
Now is a great time to start a genealogy journey. There are many online options for researching your family history. Ancestry.com/Library Edition is available for free onsite at any metro branch library. FamilySearch.org offers free access to records...
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This event is in the "Kids (ages 5 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (ages 13 - 17)" group.
Library Branch: Schlessman Family Branch Library
Ages: Adult, Kids (ages 5 - 12), Teen (ages 13 - 17)
Program Type: More Fun Stuff, Older Adults, Performance
Event Details:
Enjoy a bit of the Bard with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. A company of actors performs a 45-minute abridged version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in and around a pickup truck “set” right here in the library parking lot. Bring a camp chai...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff, Movies, Older Adults
Event Details:
​Join film professor John Anzalone for an in-depth look at Chinatown (1974), loosely based on the California water wars starring Jack Nicholson as private detective J. J. “Jake” Gittes. Watch this award winning neo-noir mystery on...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

CGS: WriteNOW

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, History, Older Adults
Event Details:
A Free Writing Group for Family Historians presented by the Colorado Genealogical Society Facilitator: Carol Darrow, CG * Group is open to all beginners and more experienced writers who want to put their genealogy into a written document. * Assi...
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Computer Basics: Email

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ross-University Hills Branch Library
Room: Large Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Computers and Tech, Lectures and Presentations, Older Adults
Event Details:
Learn how to send and receive email, navigate your inbox, and practice downloading and attaching files. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Outreach/Off-site
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, History, Older Adults
Event Details:
Presenter: Harry Glenn Ross This meeting is hybrid (in-person and Zoom). Guests who want to attend by Zoom should request a link by sending an email at least 24 hours prior to ColumbineGenealogy@gmail.com. All are welcome! Bring a friend! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Schlessman Family Branch Library
Room: Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Games and Gaming, Older Adults
Event Details:
Memory Cafe is a fun place to socialize, relax, and engage with people experiencing memory loss and their families/caregivers. Each cafe has a focus—such as music or art—to facilitate the main goal, which is a social connection for individuals with s...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Drawing Made Easy

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Outreach/Off-site
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Older Adults
Event Details:
Explore the world of beginning drawing while having fun with your neighbors. You will be guided through step-by-step exercises and you may be surprised at what you already know. There will also be time to draw what you love and take part in...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Outreach/Off-site
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, History, Older Adults
Event Details:
Most genealogists know that conducting locations-based research is going to help them find information about their ancestors, but how many look at the entire community to find out how ancestors lived? How do you conduct a community-wide search? What’...
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This event is in the "Birth-Pre-K (ages 0 - 5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (ages 5 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (ages 13 - 17)" group.
Library Branch: Pauline Robinson Branch Library
Room: Warren D. Alexander Community Room
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K (ages 0 - 5), Kids (ages 5 - 12), Teen (ages 13 - 17)
Program Type: Games and Gaming, More Fun Stuff, Older Adults, Social Events
Event Details:
¡Acompáñenos a jugar lotería mexicana y gane premios!   Join us to play Mexican Bingo and win Prizes!   In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month we will be trying our hand at playing Lotería, a Mexican game of chance similar to...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Community Conversation

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Hampden Branch Library
Room: Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Older Adults, Social Events, Community engagement (private event only)
Event Details:
You’re invited to a Community Conversation hosted by The Denver Public Library.  Join DPL and your neighbors for a community conversation- connect with your neighbors, share community aspirations and concerns and explore efforts that individu...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, More Fun Stuff, Movies, Older Adults
Event Details:
Join us for a book-club style documentary and discussion series. All film selections are available to stream for free kanopy.com or elsewhere. View the film at your leisure anytime leading up to the online video discussion, then simply CLIC...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Park Hill Branch Library
Room: Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds, Older Adults, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
What can you do with all the stories of your life? Try crafting them into your memoirs! In this 6-week workshop series, we will explore different types, styles, and techniques of writing memoir. Author and teaching artist Andrea Asali will lead you t...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds, Health and Wellness, Older Adults
Event Details:
This two-part presentation includes basic facts about Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. We will cover a wide range of dementia-related topics including the latest promising research updates, warning signs and symptoms, diagnosis guidel...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen (ages 13 - 17)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult, Teen (ages 13 - 17)
Program Type: Health and Wellness, More Fun Stuff, Older Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
A regular meditation practice can help you cultivate kindness and inner peace -- two things we desperately need in these stressful times. Join us to learn different meditations and practice them. Connect with other members of your community and exper...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Fall Book Buzz

10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Outreach/Off-site
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Lectures and Presentations, Older Adults
Event Details:
The Fall Book Buzz will feature new and forthcoming titles, fiction and nonfiction, that you'll want to be on your To Be Read list! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Groovy Tie-Dye

12:15pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Westwood Branch Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Older Adults
Event Details:
Did you tie-dye in the '60s, when tie-dying was groovy! Join us for a blast from the past when we tie-dye t-shirts. Be as inventive and colorful as you like. The t-shirts will be provided. You bring your creativity Space is limited. To re...