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DIY Coil Basket T&M

Sunday, June 26, 2022
Erie Community Library - Erie
Let's keep plastic out of the ocean and save wildlife. Learn how to upcycle plastic bags to make a coil basket with this Take and Make kit.
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Pirate Crafts Take & Make

Sunday, June 26, 2022
Erie Community Library - Erie
Enjoy this craft take-home kit that will help you become a pirate! Supplies are included to make one pirate hat and one parrot sidekick!
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Water Cycle Take & Make

Sunday, July 10, 2022
Erie Community Library - Erie
The water cycle is an important part of life here on earth. In this Take & Make kit you'll explore the water cycle through science and art!
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Music & Movement

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Music and Movement is designed for children and caregivers to get up and move together while enhancing motor skills and reinforcing early literacy skills. Instruments and activities are geared toward children ages 3 - 5. This event is drop in and has limited capacity, so please plan to arrive early.
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Family storytime designed for children ages 2 to 5 years with a longer attention span, though all are welcome to join the fun. Features books, songs, and actions that support early literacy and a love for reading. Seating will be first come, first serve, so please plan to arrive early.
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Twinkle Babies

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Twinkle Babies is a lapsit storytime designed for adult caregivers and babies up to 18 months old. Age-appropriate actions, songs, and books are presented to promote early literacy skills. Registration is required. Please note, you are registering for the entire 11 week session, not individual storytimes.
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Tales for Tots

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Tales for Tots is a storytime for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers. It features books, songs, and actions designed to develop early literacy skills and a love for reading. Children will develop listening skills allowing them to participate with the storytellers and the other children in the group. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis so please arrive early.
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Family Storytime

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Family storytime designed for children ages 2 to 5 years with a longer attention span, though all are welcome to join the fun. Features books, songs, and actions that support early literacy and a love for reading. This even is drop in and may fill to capacity, so please plan to arrive early.
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Real Reads Teen Book Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Erie Community Library - Erie

Join the 2022 Real Reads Teen Club (for teens in grades 6-12).  We will read the following selections and meet in person each month to discuss them.  No registration required.

 

January's Topic – Voices of those experiencing Poverty and Homelessness

Book:  Roam C.H. Armstrong 

 

February's Topic – African American Voices

Book:  Ain’t Burned All The Bright by Jason Reynolds

 

March's Topic – Female Voices

Book:  A Breath Too Late, by Rocky Callen

 

April's Topic – Social Injustice

Book:  The Way I Used To Be, by Amber Smith

 

May's Topic – Asian American Voices

Book:  We Are Not Free, by Traci Chee

 

June's Topic – LGBTQ Voices

Book:  Cemetery Boys, by Aiden Thomas

 

July's Topic – Immigration and Refugee Voices

Book:  We Are Not From Here, by Jenny Torres Sanchez

 

August's Topic – Social Injustice 

Book:  The New David Espinoza, by Fred Aceves

 

September's Topic – Hispanic American Voices

Book:  Furia, by Yamile Saied Mendez

 

October's Topic – Diverse Physical/Mental Abilities

Book:  How We Roll, by Natasha Friend

 

November's Topic – Native American Voices

Book:  If I Ever Get Out Of Here, by Eric Gansworth

 

December's Topic – Social Injustice

Book:  Dreamland (YA edition): The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, by Sam Quinones

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Twinkle Babies

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Twinkle Babies is a lapsit storytime designed for adult caregivers and babies up to 18 months old. Age-appropriate actions, songs, and books are presented to promote early literacy skills. Registration is required. Please note, you are registering for the entire 11 week session, not individual storytimes.
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Chess Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Event Space East
Love to play Chess or interested in learning how to play Chess?  Are you in 3rd-5th grade?  If so, please join us! No experience needed!   This 8 week session will run during April and May.  Register with a friend or come meet new people! 
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Tales for Tots

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Tales for Tots is a storytime for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers. It features books, songs, and actions designed to develop early literacy skills and a love for reading. Children will develop listening skills allowing them to participate with the storytellers and the other children in the group. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis so please arrive early.
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Adults Read On

All Day
High Plains Library District
Challenge yourself to read all year long! Keep your momentum from Winter Reading by using our specially curated monthly challenge badges and activities. New ones will be added every month! 

To sign up, visit our Beanstack page (https://highplains.beanstack.org/reader365), sign in, and join the challenge! Badges will be time-sensitive, so you may have a limited amount of time to complete a badge before it becomes unavailable. Keep an eye on our challenge page (https://www.mylibrary.us/aro/) and social media for notices and more information.


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Registration begins 5/24/2022 at 8:00 AM

Twinkle Babies

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Twinkle Babies is a lapsit storytime designed for adult caregivers and babies up to 18 months old. Age-appropriate actions, songs, and books are presented to promote early literacy skills. Registration is required. Please note, you are registering for the entire 11 week session, not individual storytimes.
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Tales for Tots

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Tales for Tots is a storytime for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers. It features books, songs, and actions designed to develop early literacy skills and a love for reading. Children will develop listening skills allowing them to participate with the storytellers and the other children in the group. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis so please arrive early.
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Family Storytime

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Family storytime designed for children ages 2 to 5 years with a longer attention span, though all are welcome to join the fun. Features books, songs, and actions that support early literacy and a love for reading. This even is drop in and may fill to capacity, so please plan to arrive early.
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Registration begins 5/25/2022 at 8:00 AM

Twinkle Babies

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Twinkle Babies is a lapsit storytime designed for adult caregivers and babies up to 18 months old. Age-appropriate actions, songs, and books are presented to promote early literacy skills. Registration is required. Please note, you are registering for the entire 11 week session, not individual storytimes.
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Registration is open

Fish Biodiversity with the Ocean First Institute

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Event Space East
Earth is home to an estimated 33,600 species of fish, so many have evolved amazing adaptations to adjust to their surroundings. Come learn about the fascinating adaptations that fish have evolved.
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Tales for Tots

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Tales for Tots is a storytime for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers. It features books, songs, and actions designed to develop early literacy skills and a love for reading. Children will develop listening skills allowing them to participate with the storytellers and the other children in the group. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis so please arrive early.
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Summer Resource Fair

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Erie Community Library - Erie

Erie Uplink, Erie Community Library, and MOVE are working together to host our first Summer Resource Fair on the lawn outside of the library! Non-profit organizations across Erie will be there to provide services, resources, and information about how they help our community’s traditionally underserved populations. There will be games and activities available, too -- everyone is welcome!

The event will run from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM at the Erie Community Library (400 Powers Street, Erie CO 80516).

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Community Advocates Celebration

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
District-wide Events
Join the High Plains Library District this year for our first annual Community Advocates Celebration! Tour our amazing High Plains Library District Outreach vehicles and wonderful booths from many of our community organizations and partners. This celebration will be at the High Plains Library District Support Services building (2650 W 29th St, Greeley) on Saturday, June 4th from 11am - 2pm. There will be free activities, snacks, sidewalk chalk contest, and giveaways. Food will be available in limited quantity. We hope to see you there!
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Adults Read On

All Day
High Plains Library District
Challenge yourself to read all year long! Keep your momentum from Winter Reading by using our specially curated monthly challenge badges and activities. New ones will be added every month! 

To sign up, visit our Beanstack page (https://highplains.beanstack.org/reader365), sign in, and join the challenge! Badges will be time-sensitive, so you may have a limited amount of time to complete a badge before it becomes unavailable. Keep an eye on our challenge page (https://www.mylibrary.us/aro/) and social media for notices and more information.


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Music & Movement

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Music and Movement is designed for children and caregivers to get up and move together while enhancing motor skills and reinforcing early literacy skills. Instruments and activities are geared toward children ages 3 - 5. This event is drop in and has limited capacity, so please plan to arrive early.
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Family storytime designed for children ages 2 to 5 years with a longer attention span, though all are welcome to join the fun. Features books, songs, and actions that support early literacy and a love for reading. Seating will be first come, first serve, so please plan to arrive early.
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Registration begins 5/31/2022 at 8:00 AM

Twinkle Babies

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Storytime Room
Twinkle Babies is a lapsit storytime designed for adult caregivers and babies up to 18 months old. Age-appropriate actions, songs, and books are presented to promote early literacy skills. Registration is required. Please note, you are registering for the entire 11 week session, not individual storytimes.
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