What’s Happening at the Estes Valley Library – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

HOURS

Opening hours until May 29

Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Holiday and summer hours

Closed Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day

Summer hours start May 31: 9:00 a.m. open Monday to Saturday

SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Record play time and win prizes

For all ages. Summer is the perfect time to read for fun and win prizes. This year’s theme is “Oceans of Possibilities”. Visit estesvalleylibrary.org for more details on this summer’s program. Made possible by the Library Friends & Foundation.

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Library Story Hours

Preschool children: Thursday, Friday and Saturday. at 10.30 a.m.

Baby story time: Thursday. and Fri. at 10 a.m.

Pajama story time: Wednesday, June 1 at 6 p.m.

Read to therapy dog ​​”Bo”: Tuesday, June 7 at 10 a.m.

Passport around the globe

Tuesday and Wednesday June 7 and 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Students aged 6 to 12 are invited to a 2-day program to discover the world through crafts, food, stories and activities. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

Book or film, which do you prefer? We’ll discuss the book, then watch the film adaptation. Snacks and refreshments provided. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

TEENS & CHILDREN

Book versus film club: “Our Fault in the Stars”

Saturday May 28, 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., Salle Hondius

Book or film, which do you prefer? We’ll discuss the book, then watch the film adaptation. Snacks and refreshments provided. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

Stone laser engraving

Tuesday, May 31, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Makerspace

Burn a stone slate to take home. For teens and tweens. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

Watercolor bubble art

Wednesday, June 1, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Salle Hondius

resume Wed., June 15, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

We will provide all the supplies for unique and colorful artwork. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

Button making ocean animals

Saturday, June 4, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Hondius room

rebroadcast Tuesday, June 7 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

We will provide the supplies to create unique buttons. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

MAKERSPACE

Learn the 3D printer

Wednesday, June 1, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

From 15 years old. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

BOOKS & AUTHORS

Edge of the map: life in the mountains

Friday, June 3, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Salle Hondius or Zoom

Author Johanna Garton chronicles the life of world-class mountaineer Christine Boskoff, who soared to ever-higher peaks until her death in an avalanche in 2006. The first 15 people to sign up receive a free copy of the book. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

Learn safety strategies that will help you drive for as long as possible.
Learn safety strategies that will help you drive for as long as possible.

WORKSHOPS

AARP Smart Driver Course

Friday, June 3, 11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m., Hondius room

Learn safety strategies that will help you drive for as long as possible. At the end of the course, participants may be eligible for reduced car insurance premiums. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

NATURE WORDS

Exploring nature with Kevin Cook

Monday, June 13, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Hondius room

A monthly series on how to engage with the wonders of life on Earth. In “The Facts,” nature instructor Cook explores how “knowing the facts” is essential to harmonious interaction with plants and wildlife. Register at estesvalleylibrary.org.

FRIENDS & FOUNDATION

Cliffhanger Used Books

Cliffhanger Used Books, located next to the post office, is run by the Library Friends & Foundation, offering gently used books, movies and music at discounted prices. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.