Programs & Events




 saltsHealthy Lifestyles Series: Salts, Salves & Dream Pillows – Wednesday, September 2, 5:30 pm
Make your own scented hand salves, bath salts, and dream pillows using essential oils and dried flowers and herbs. Scent is a powerful way to soothe your senses or to re-energize. This aromatherapy program will provide great gifts for your friends or family. Cost for materials is $20 per person. Please RSVP to Liz Willhoff at 970-479-2190 or


Craig JohnsonCraig Johnson Author Visit – Tuesday, September 8, 4:00 pm
Author of this year’s One Book One Valley read, “The Cold Dish,” will be at Colorado Mountain College.

Meet & Greet at Colorado Mountain College – Tuesday, September 8, 4:00 pm
Come meet Craig Johnson before he speaks and get your books autographed early.
Author Event at Colorado Mountain College – Tuesday, September 8, 6:00 pm
Craig Johnson will discuss his inspiration, experiences and success as a writer. Book signing following the presentation.


 alchemist-cover-imageBook Discussion Group – Wednesday, September 9, 5:30 pm
This months title is “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure.



HarpHarp Concert – Wednesday, September 16, 5:30 pm
Harpist Margot Krimmel is known for her innovative style. She loves collaborating with artists, choirs and dancers. This concert will include different types of harps, styles and will welcome guest musician Ken Carpenter on cello and percussionand quite possibly a guest musician or two. Ad for The Vast UnknownThe Vast Unknown –  Wednesday, September 23, 5:30 pm
Join Vail Public Library for an evening of mountaineering with special guest Broughton Coburn, best selling author, and Vail local Dick Pownall, one of the original 1963 team of “Americans on Everest.”  With an introduction and facilitation by Dr. Jon Kedrowski, Vail native and Ski Mountaineer who summited Everest in 2012.



*Photo Policy

We will be taking pictures and recording video from time to time during programs. If you don’t want to be photographed or video recorded, please let us know, and we will do our best to protect your privacy. If you do consent, the photos and video taken may be used on press releases, or on the library’s website and/or social media sites.









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