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Programs for Adults

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

Live and Learn
Books and Reading
Ongoing Classes, Groups and Clubs

LIVE AND LEARN

Except as noted otherwise, please register for these free programs by calling 303-658-2603.

The British Royal Family

Wednesday, April 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m., College Hill, Room L211
Explore the lineage of the British Royal family. Learn how the line to the throne works and what might happen if twins are born. Discover some of the most famous British Kings and Queens throughout history and see how political bonds were made, built and broken via royal marriages.

Slam Nuba
Saturday, April 26, 3-4 p.m., College Hill Library. Room L-107. Slam Nuba , National Poetry Slam Champions, will be performing at College Hill Library. Slam poetry is edgy and electrifying. If you are new to slam poetry, prepare to be moved. If you are already a fan, you know Slam Nuba is not to be missed. Register for this free event at 303-658-2604.

Lawn Care Clinic
Saturday, April 26, 2-3:30 p.m., Irving Street Library
Learn all of the essentials to care for your Colorado lawn. A City of Westminster Parks worker covers turf, seed, sod, irrigation, lawn care and maintenance, and common problems. Refreshments provided. Call 303-658-2303 or email chuey@cityofwestminster.us to register.

FAFSA: Paying For College
Saturday, April 26, 1-4:30 p.m., College Hill, Room L-167
Completing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the first step in applying for most federal, state, and college-provided financial aid for students. Metropolitan State University offers two work sessions to help you fill out the application.

Getting Started with Online Auctions
Wednesday, May 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m., College Hill Library, L211
Have some treasure (or trash) you would like to part with and make some money at the same time? In this program, you will learn about the major online and for purchase sites (including eBay, Amazon, Craigslist and Etsy). You will see their selling and item forms, learn about their listing and commission fees and get helpful tips and hints along the way to close the deal.

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BOOKS AND READING

What Do I Read Next?
Wednesday, April 23, 1-3 p.m., MAC
Join the library staff as they share their favorite book, audio, and DVD choices.

What Do I Read Next?
Thursday, April 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m., College Hill
Join the library staff as they share their favorite book, audio, and DVD choices.

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:

  • May 14: Any book by John Steinbeck
  • June 11: End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
  • July 9: Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
  • 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


Who Wrote That? Library Trivia Night
Friday, May 30, 7-8:30 p.m., College Hill Library
Join the Library staff for an evening of fun and refreshments, as we kick off the 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program. Try your hand at trivia about books, authors, t.v. shows and movies. Amaze your team with knowledge of quirky characters and plots as well.

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ONGOING CLASSES, CLUBS AND GROUPS

Crafting Group
Mondays, 6:15-7:45 p.m., College Hill Library, Room L167
May 12
Let's get together and make crafts. Bring what you're working on or learn/teach something new. Beaders, stampers, scrapbookers, magnet makers and more are welcome!

Speak English Conversation Groups
Next session: March 24 to June 5, 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.
May 18, June 8
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 welcome. 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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