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Programs for Adults

Our thanks to the Friends of the Westminster Public Library for sponsoring many of these programs.

Adult Summer Reading Program
Register online beginning May 19.  Don’t let the kids have all the fun this summer. Join our adult summer reading program and become eligible to win an iPad or Nexus 7 Tablet. For more information call, 303- 658-2603 or go to www.westminsterlibrary.org/asrp14

Homebrew Basics
Tuesday, July 15 6-7 p.m., Irving Street Community Room
Tuesday, July 22, 6-7 p.m., College Hill, Room L107
Ever wanted to make your own beer? Join Cessna Herrera from Quirky Homebrew as she talks about beer and how to start brewing on your own. Learn homebrew basics, the fermentation process, and take home new recipes. New brewers and experienced brewers are welcome! Call 303-658-2303 to register for this free program.  

Booiaka at the Library
Wednesday, July 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m., College Hill,  Room L211
Booiaka is the only fitness dance workout that truly embraces & celebrates music, entertainment and dance! You can‘t expect to fully understand until you try it, breathe it, live it, feel it and fall in love with it! Booiaka it‘s your chance to bring your personality on the dance floor and express yourself! Booiaka it‘s the way you move!

Coder for a Day
Sunday, July 20, 2-4 p.m., College Hill, Room L216
If you’re interested in how websites are created, here’s your chance to “look under the hood.” You’ll use HTML and CSS to create a simple website which we will publish to the web. Basic computer skills required. Space is limited. Email jward@cityofwestminster.us to register for this free program.

Puppies in the library
Saturday, July 26, 1-:30-3 p.m., College Hill, Room L107
Puppies from Guide Dogs for the Blind (www.guidedogs.com), along with their volunteer "puppy raisers," are coming to the library! Learn puppy training techniques; find out how the Guide Dog program works; and get some ideas to try on your own little Spot or Fido. (People only, please.) All ages. Call 303-658-2603 to register. Back to top

ONGOING CLASSES, CLUBS AND GROUPS

Irving Street Noon Book Club
Wednesdays, 12-1 p.m., Irving Street Community Room
Drop-in and enjoy a lively guided small group discussion. Feel free to brown bag your lunch and eat.

  • Aug. 6: Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

College Hill Book Club
Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
College Hill, Room L200
Join us for a lively discussion of fiction and nonfiction. Drop-ins welcome. Here's what we're reading:

  • Aug. 13: Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • Sept. 10: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
  • Oct. 8: Sutton by J.R. Moehringer
  • Nov. 12: Mary Coin by Marisa Silver
  • Dec. 10: Annual holiday party- bring a book to trade

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Speak English Conversation Groups
Next session begins Sept. 2, 2014.
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 ...

Spanish Conversation Club Colorful Mexican bowls
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Jan. 8 to Dec. 17
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.

Fiber Friends Fiber Friends quilt for Audrey
Sundays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14
College Hill, Room L200
Do you like to knit or crochet? Are you looking for friendship, companionship, and field trips? Join our Fiber Friends group to share patterns, ask questions, and show off your work! Ages 9-99. Drops-in welcome.

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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