Library Programs

All programs are FREE of charge. Unless otherwise specified, programs take place at the Salida Library, on the corner of 4th & E Streets, in Salida, Colorado.

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December Events & Programs

There will be NO STORYTIME on Wednesday, December 20th.


There will be NO STORYTIME on Wednesday, December 27th.


Friday, December 29 at 10 a.m. – YA Book Club!


January Events & Programs

There will be NO STORYTIME on Wednesday, January 3rd.


Wednesday, January 10 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Hats & Mittens!


Wednesday, January 10th from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Tuesday, January 16 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! In the Woods by Tana French is January’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Wednesday, January 17 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Penguins!


Thursday, January 18 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! In the Woods by Tana French is January’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


Wednesday, January 24 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: The Five Senses!


Wednesday, January 31 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Mice are Nice!


February Events & Programs

Wednesday, February 7 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Groundhogs!


Tuesday, February 13 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand is February’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Wednesday, February 14 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Valentines & I Love You!


Wednesday, February 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Thursday, February 15 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand is February’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


Wednesday, February 21 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Blast Off!


Wednesday, February 28 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Monkey Business!


March Events & Programs

Wednesday, March 7 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Dr. Seuss’s Birthday! Don’t forget to wear your pajamas!


Tuesday, March 13 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch is March’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Wednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Everything Green!


Wednesday, March 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Thursday, March 15 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch is March’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


Wednesday, March 21 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Blow Wind, Blow!


There will be NO STORYTIME on Wednesday, March 28. Happy Spring Break!


April Events & Programs

Wednesday, April 4 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Moon & Stars!


Wednesday, April 11 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!


Wednesday, April 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Tuesday, April 17 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll an the Secret History of Wonderland by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst is April’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Wednesday, April 18 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Superheroes!


Thursday, April 19 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll an the Secret History of Wonderland by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst is April’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


Wednesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Going on a Picnic!


May Events & Programs

Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Gardens & Flowers!


Wednesday, May 9 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Moms are the Best!


Wednesday, May 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Tuesday, May 15 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith is May’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Wednesday, May 16 at 10 a.m. – Story Time! Newborns to kids aged up to 5 are welcome to join us at the library for stories, singing, and fun with Becky! This week: Silly Story Time!


Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith is May’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


June Events & Programs

Tuesday, June 12 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Devil’s Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America’s Great White Sharks by Susan Casey is June’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Wednesday, June 13 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Thursday, June 14 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Devil’s Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America’s Great White Sharks by Susan Casey is June’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


July Events & Programs

Wednesday, July 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Tuesday, July 17 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman is July’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Thursday, July 19 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman is July’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


August Events & Programs

Wednesday, August 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Tuesday, August 14 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson is August’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Thursday, August 16 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson is August’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


September Events & Programs

Wednesday, September 12 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Tuesday, September 18 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan is September’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Thursday, September 20 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan is September’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


October Events & Programs

Wednesday, October 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Tuesday, October 16 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild by Lyanda Lynn Haupt is October’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Thursday, October 18 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild by Lyanda Lynn Haupt is October’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


November Events & Programs

Tuesday, November 13 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Circle by Dave Eggers is November’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Wednesday, November 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Thursday, November 15 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Circle by Dave Eggers is November’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


December Events & Programs

Tuesday, December 11 at 5 p.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Unwomanly Face of War: an Oral History of Women in World War II by Svetlana Alexievich is December’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Evening Book Club takes place at Soul Craft Brewery on Highway 50.]


Wednesday, December 12 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Free Legal Clinic, reservation only! Call 719 539-4826 to reserve your place.


Thursday, December 13 at 10 a.m. – Amy’s Book Club, open to everyone! The Unwomanly Face of War: an Oral History of Women in World War II by Svetlana Alexievich is December’s Book Choice.

[Amy’s Morning Book Club meets at Season’s Cafe, next to Absolute Bikes.]


 


Programs by Appointment Only

Ask a Tech – Offers library patrons an opportunity to ask basic questions about their computer, mobile phone, or tablet. NOT for computer repair of configuration! If you have a question about how to add email accounts, use Word or Excel, get Internet access, or download documents this is the program for you! Contact Kristin or Drew at 539-4826 to make an appointment. Please leave your name and number and what your question is when making your appointment.

Writing Lab – Sign up for one-on-one help with personal essays, blogs or any other writing project. Ann Marie Swan will offer feedback and suggestions. By appointment only: please contact amswan@salidalibrary.org.

 

 

 

 

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