Programs for Adults
Our thanks to the Friends of the Westminster Public Library for sponsoring many of these programs.
Live and Learn
Books, Reading and Writing
Ongoing Classes, Clubs and Groups
BUILD A BETTER WORLD THIS SUMMER
Our Summer Reading Program for All Ages begins June 3. Pick up your punch card at either library, read and complete various activities to be eligible for weekly prizes and a grand prize. You'll also enjoy these themed programs:
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LIVE & LEARN
Healthy Gut, Happy Brain
Tuesday, May 16, 6-7:30 p.m., College Hill Room L107
Learn a simple, powerful holistic self-healing technique that helps you develop a clean and healthy gut. Presented by Westminster Body & Brain.
Tuesday, 6:30-7:45 p.m., College Hill, Room L211
Love to cook, share recipes and talk about cooking in Colorado? Each month you'll make a themed dish and bring it in for everyone to share. Drop-ins welcome. Questions? Call 303-658-2603.
Our 2017 themes:
May 9: Main dish which uses soup as a key ingredient
June 13: Vegetarian main dish
July 11: Grill favorites
Aug. 8: Fruit dish
Keep Cool without Air Conditioning
Wednesday, May 10, 6:30-7:30 pm, Irving Street
If your home doesn't have air conditioning or you don't use it due to its environmental impact, this panel discussion is for you. Topics covered include evaporative coolers, fans, insulation, weather stripping, and window treatments.
BOOKS, READING AND WRITING
Fiction Writers' Group
2nd Tuesday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m., College Hill, Room L107
May 9, June 13, July 11, Aug. 8
Each month you'll write for 45 minutes and then participate in a themed discussion on writing related topics. All short story writers and novelists are welcome. This group is facilitated by Fiction Unbound. Drop-ins welcome. For questions about the group, contact Fiction Unbound.
Evening Book Club
2nd Monday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m., College Hill, Room L167
Meet new friends and expand your reading at our Evening Book Club. Read the selected book and come prepared to participate in a lively discussion. Age: 18 and older. Drops-ins and new members welcome. Here's what we're reading. Questions? Call 303-658-2603.
College Hill Book Club
2nd Wednesday of each month, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., College Hill, Room L167
Join us for a lively discussion of fiction and nonfiction. Age: 18 and older. Drops-ins and new members welcome. Here's what we're reading. Questions? Call 303-658-2603
Irving Street Noon Book Club
1st Wednesday of each month, 12-1 p.m.,
Irving Street Community Room
Join us for a lively discussion of fiction and nonfiction. Age: 18 and older. Drop-ins and new members welcome. Here's what we're reading. Questions? Call 303-658-2303
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ONGOING CLASSES, CLUBS AND GROUPS
Sunday, 1:30-3:30 p.m., College Hill
May 21, June 11*, July 9*, Aug. 13
*These sessions are dedicated to the Knots of Love for Baby project.
Just not finding the time or space to work on a hobby or project? Make new friends and spend an afternoon dedicated to working on portable projects such as scrapbooking, jewelry making, spinning, knitting, cross-stitch, card making, or crocheting. Bring your own project and supplies. Drop-ins welcome. Age: 9-99 years. (This group was formerly known as Fiber Friends).
Speak English Conversation Groups
Please note: Sessions end June 8 and begin again Sept. 5
Free morning and evening conversation groups to help you speak English more confidently. New and continuing participants welcome. No sign-up necessary. Find out more ...
Tuesdays, 12-12:30 p.m., Irving Street
Mindfulness practitioners lead a short guided meditation and silent meditation time. No registration or previous meditation experience required. Chairs provided. Drops-in welcome. All ages.
Spanish Conversation Club
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
College Hill, Room L107
Join other Spanish speakers and practice your language skills in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Develop your Spanish and acquire confidence while making new friends in a relaxed informal setting. Themes and games will be used to encourage conversation. The goal is to speak only Spanish during club meetings. Drop-ins welcome. Call 303-658-2603 for more information.
Job Hunt Help
Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m., Irving Street
Make the library your Job Search Central. Now, every Wednesday from 5-7, free one-on-one help is available to job hunters. Get help with online applications, resumes and cover letters, and looking for job openings.
Citizenship Preparation Classes
Saturdays, 10-11:30 a.m., Irving Street
Participants discuss and practice both written test questions and oral interview questions. Classes are open to all community members interested in finding out more about the citizenship process, not just those practicing for the test. No registration required. Call 303-658-2313 for more information.
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