Friends of the Loveland Public Library Fall 2019 Book Sale

  It’s that time of year again! The Friends of Loveland Public Library used book sales are held twice a year, in the spring and the fall. Fri, Oct 25: members-only night, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Memberships are available at the door. No scanners are allowed on this night. Sat, Oct 26: open to all. Hardbacks are $2.50, trade paperbacks are $2, mass market paperbacks are $1, vintage books and non-book items are priced as marked. Sun, Oct 27: open to all. All the books you can fit in a standard shopping bag sell for $5. Other-sized bags are…

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Lotería Night – CANCELED OCT 17

Evento gratis para toda la familia, no es necesario inscribirse. Come for a night of Lotería! Everyone is welcome, event will be done mostly in Spanish. Free family event for all ages, no registration is required.     *October 17th event CANCELED. Please check out the next event!*

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Loveland Loves to Read: Authors Meet & Greet

  Loveland Loves to Read invites you to meet Patty Limerick, author of A Ditch in Time and Paolo Pacigalupi, author of The Water Knife, in an informal setting of the Gertrude Scott Meeting Room.  Formal presentations will not be made; rather, casual questions and comments are encouraged as patrons mingle.  Beverages and a snack will be served.  Attendance is free.

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Diversion: the Colorado Big Thompson Project

Join us for a unique digitized presentation of historic photographs and slides matched with oral histories from engineers, miners, and politicians who were in involved in the project from the 1930s to the 1950s. This project, still considered one of the eight wonders of the civil engineering world, covers both sides of the continental divide, involved tanks, the National Guard, and massive political action. This program is part of the Loveland Loves to Read project and includes: ReadMore (Tuesday and Wednesday, September 3 and 4) Buzzwords (Thursday, September 12). Loveland Loves to Read Author Meet & Greet (Wednesday, Sept. 25)…

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Noontime Nature with Kevin Cook

Wildlife Window Nature Series 2019: Twelve Dozen Things About Colorado Noontime Nature – first Tuesday from 12-1 pm  / Nightime Nature –  first Wednesday from 6-7 pm Stories about Colorado could fill an encyclopedia; details behind those stories could fill an entire library. Important dates, famous people, and iconic landmarks are generally well known; but Colorado both as a place and as a home amounts to much more than just these things. Our mountains far exceed the names and elevations of just the “Fourteeners.” Being the “Mother of Rivers” must mean something. And why do some maps show two sets…

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Summer Reading Program Finale

We’ve had an OUT of this World SUMMER! Join us at the Library’s final Summer Festival. We will celebrate from 6 – 8 p.m. with food trucks, activity booths, games, prizes, music, dancing, and more.    

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VR Spacewalk!

Experience outer space like you never have before – in virtual reality! Board the International Space Station, visit far away planets, and become an intergalactic traveler. Drop-in at any time! All ages welcome to come learn, play, and feel VR for themselves using the Library’s state-of-the-art mobile Oculus Rift stations! Check calendar for additional dates and times throughout the summer, including: Friday, June 7 @ the Summer Festival: 6-8pm (Library Lawn) Wednesday June 12, 2-4pm (Library Galleria) Friday, June 21: 10:30-12:30pm (Library Galleria) KIDS ONLY EDITION: Tuesday, June 25: 3-4pm (Mrs. Runschmunkel’s Reading Room) Wednesday, June 26: 3-5pm (Library Galleria) TEENS ONLY…

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Lotería in the Park

¡Venga a una noche de Lotería! Evento gratis para toda la familia, no es necesario inscribirse. Come for a night of Loteria! Everyone is welcome, event will be done mostly in Spanish. Free family event for all ages, no registration is required. July 25 is at Loveland Sports Park, Shelter # 2, 950 N Boyd Lake Ave., Loveland

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A Sky Full of Stories

Explore the stories of summer constellations with a NASA ambassador, then create your own star wheel and learn to use it! Family Storytime and Club 345 attendees will be joining these special programs.

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Apollo 11 Launch: 50th Anniversary

Save the date! Join us for a Live Webcast Event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission. This live webcast, brought to you by the American Museum of Natural History, will feature a guided recreation of the Apollo 11 voyage – the space-flight that landed the first two astronauts on the Moon.

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