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Thank you Friends of the Westminster Public Library for supporting library programs.

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

LIVE & LEARN

Cooking Club
Tuesdays, 6:30-7:45 p.m., College Hill, Room L211
Dec. 12
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. Children interested in cooking are welcome if accompanied by a parent. Questions? Call 303-658-2603.
Our 2017 themes:
December: Something you take to a holiday party

Colorful Colorado Cinema
3rd Saturdays, 1-2:30 p.m., Westminster History Center, 7200 Lowell Blvd.
Enjoy this free series of short films from the Colorado Experience show produced by Rocky Mountain PBS followed by a facilitated discussion designed to enrich your watching experience.

  • Dec. 16 (This  program has been cancelled)
    U.S. Air Force Academy- meet the dedicated cadets and discover the historical achievements of the U.S. Air Force Academy as it celebrates sixty years.
    The Manassa Mauler- explore the humble beginnings of the 1919 World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Jack Dempsey, and learn how he became known as “The Manassa Mauler”.

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BOOKS, READING AND WRITING

Library Book Clubs

Fiction Writers' Group
2nd Tuesday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m., College Hill, Room L107
No meeting in December.
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.

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GENEALOGY WORKSHOPS

Workshops are presented by certified genealogist Carol Darrow, CG on Saturdays from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at College Hill, Room L211. Register online for each program. Age: 18 and older.

  • Dec. 2: DNA and You
    A DNA test will tell you where in the world your ancestors came from and the test will also identify living people who share those same ancestors. It’s a brave new world out there—have you joined yet? Register online for this program.

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ONGOING CLASSES, CLUBS AND GROUPS

Hobby Haven
Sundays, 1:30-3:30 p.m., College Hill
Dec. 10 (Holiday pot luck)
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. 

Speak English Conversation Groups
Free morning and evening conversation groups to help you speak English more confidently. No sign-up necessary. New and continuing participants welcome. Groups meet at the Irving Street Library and College Hill Library for 11-week sessions, except during the summer. Call 303-658-2313 for more information. Current session ends Dec. 7.
2018 sessions:
Jan. 2-March 23
April 2-June 8
Sept. 4-Dec. 14 (No groups week of Nov. 19

  • College Hill
    Meet in L167
    Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
    Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.
  • Irving Street
    Meet in Community Room
    Mondays, 6:30 p.m.
    Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Speak English for Spanish Speakers
Tuesdays through Dec. 5, 5-6:30 p.m., Irving Street Community Room
martes 5 to 6:30 p.m. Irving Street Library Salon de Comunidad
Free conversation group to help you speak English more confidently. This group is for those who don't know a lot of English. Even though you might not know even one word, you'll be welcome. Spanish will also be spoken. AGES: 18 and older
Grupo gratis de conversación para ayudarle a hablar inglés con confianza. Esta clase es para los que no saben mucho inglés. Aunque no sepa ni una palabra, estará bienvenido. Se hablará bastante español también.

Mindfulness Tuesdays
Tuesdays, noon to 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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