To Do @ the Library: February

Library Closures in February


Monday, February 20, Presidents' Day holiday.



AARP Tax Help


Wednesdays, 1-4 pm February 1-April 12

 
Every year volunteers from the AARP assist people (by appointment, no charge) in preparing and filing their taxes. Call 303-665-5200 (ext. 1163) to make an appointment.  Learn More!

More Choices for Voters - Part 1


Thursday, February 2, 6-7:45 pm


Adults
Rob Richie of FairVote explores ballot options that would allow voters to express their preferences more effectively. Learn more!

Toddler Yoga & Story Time


Saturday, February 4, 10:30-11:00 am


Toddlers, active walkers through 3rd birthday. Enjoy Yoga, short books, finger plays, rhymes, and songs. Older & younger siblings welcome!

Paws to Read


Sunday, February 5 & 26, 1:30 - 2:30


Kids ages 5 - 10, spend 15 minutes reading to a special therapy dog! They are cuddly, good listeners who would love to hear your stories. Register online or call 303-665-5200.
  

Teen Town Hall


Tuesday, February 7, 4-5 pm


Grades 7-12
An informal gathering and information-sharing opportunity for teens. Come enjoy tasty snacks and give the library ideas and feedback to better serve you!

Recognizing and Treating Stroke


Tuesday, February 7, 6:30-7:30 pm


Adults
Did you know that stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer each year? Strokes often lead to serious, life-changing complications or death. To help protect yourself and your loved ones, learn the symptoms of an impending stroke and the newest treatment options for helping stroke victims.

Book Release for Carter Wilson


Thursday, February 9, 6-7:30 pm


Adults
Meet local author Carter Wilson 2016 Colorado Book Awards Winner! (Thriller category) for his novel “Comfort of Black.”  He now has a new novel “Revelation”  which has garnered great reviews. The author will speak and read from his new book. There will be copies of the new title to purchase as well.

Needle Felting

 

Friday, February 10, 10:30 - 11:30 am


Kids grades 3 - 12   
Make key chains, creatures, shapes, flowers, and crazy fun designs. We proivde the supplies! Register - space is limited.
  

Free Legal Clinic


Friday, February 10, 2-3:30 pm


A free legal clinic for people who have no attorney; Spanish translator now available. Register for a private 15 minute session.

LEGO Challenge


Friday, February 10, 3-4 pm


Ages 7-13
Another LEGO Challenge. Are you up for it? Bring your enthusiasm and engineering and test your building skills. Register please. 
 

Comfort Quilts


Saturday, February 11, 1-5 pm


All Ages!
Help create comforting quilts for Lafayette fire and police officers to hand out to children in need! Children welcome when accompanied by an adult



Sunday Coloring for Adults

 

Sunday, February 12, 2-4 pm


Relieve stress and calm your mind! Color with us--materials provided.



Cuentos y Cantos con Santiago


Sunday, February 12, 3-3:30 pm


All Ages!
Enjoy traditional folktales and music from Latin America. All in Spanish.
Learn More!

DIY Craft: Make your own bookmark!


Tuesday, February 14, 4:30-5:30 pm


Grades 6-12
Hang out in the Teen Zone and make some awesome DIY crafts!

Search with Safari on Your Iphone & Ipad


Wednesday, February 15, 10:30-11:30 am


Bring your iphone or ipad and learn how powerful these devices can be!! Learn tricks and tools to search using Safari. Computer coach David Clark and Jennifer will be on hand to guide participants. 
Registration required.
      

Death Cafe


Thursday, February 16, 6-7:30 pm


Enjoy coffee, community, and connections, through informal conversations about death. More information can be found at http://deathcafe.com/what/

More Choices for Voters - Part 2


Tuesday, February 21, 6-7:30 pm

Adults
Rep. Jonathan Singer has introduced a bill in the Colorado legislature to permit Approval Voting in municipal elections.
Learn about Approval Voting, and what it means to voters.  Learn More!

Teen Collection Connection (TCC)


Thursday, February 23, 4-5 pm

Grades 6-12
The Teen Collection Connection (TCC) is a volunteer organization for book loving teens who want to help select books and other items for the teen collection. Members of the TCC will have the opportunity to contribute short book reviews that will be featured on the library’s blog and on the shelves next to the book. More Info!
   

Sunday Afternoon Stories


Sunday, February 26, 3-3:30 pm

Ages 2-6
Join us for some fun Sunday stories with Ms. Shirley. Story books, songs, rhymes, and fun for kids 2-6 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  
 

Anime Club


Tuesday, February 28, 4:30-5:30 pm


Grades 6-12
Hang out, watch Anime, talk about Anime, and read Manga!

Battling Heart Disease – Women’s No. 1 Killer


Tuesday, February 28, 6:30-7:30 pm


Adults
Heart disease is a leading cause of death in women.  The good news is that heart disease can be prevented and controlled. Come hear a board-certified cardiologist describe the latest approaches for preventing heart disease in women and screening for early detection.