“May the 4th Be With You” – Star Wars Day Party & Movie Screening – Wednesday, May 4, 4:00pm
4:00 – 4:30 – Star Wars Themed Food, Inter Galactic Photo Booth
4:30 – Movie Screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
This event is open to all ages! For more information, please contact Liz Willhoff at 970-479-2190 or email@example.com.
Books ‘n’ Bites – Wednesday, May 11, 5:00pm
This month’s selection is “The Whistling Season” by Ivan Doig. Summary: “Can’t cook but doesn’t bite.” So begins the newspaper ad offering the services of an “A-1 housekeeper, sound morals, exceptional disposition” that draws the attention of widower Oliver Milliron in the fall of 1909. That unforgettable season deposits the ever-whistling Rose Llewellyn and her font-of-knowledge brother, Morris Morgan, in Marias Coulee along with a stampede of homesteaders drawn by the promise of the Big Ditch—a gargantuan irrigation project intended to make the Montana prairie bloom.
Resources for a New Career – Friday, May 20, 3:00 – 5:00pm
One-on-one help for resumes, applications, interviews and more. Help provided by Colorado Workforce Center – Edwards
Gentle Yoga – Wednesday June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at 11:30am
This Gentle Yoga class is designed to provide participants with a relaxing, meditative and healing experience. Anne Anderson is a Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Registered with Yoga Alliance and a Certified Professional Ski Instructor of America. She is President & Founder of SNOWGA, LLC, a group she created in 2009. SNOWGA blends Yoga & Snowsports into a revolutionary method of improving skills on the slopes through the wisdom of yoga. We have a limited number of mats, please bring one from home if available.
Claude Bourbon, Medieval & Spanish Blues – Wednesday, June 8, 5:30pm
Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian stylings into uncharted territories. Each year Bourbon plays more than 100 shows around the world. His latest tour features music from his double cd “Over The Mountains,” which once again incorporates a variety of influences and makes them his own.
Books ‘n’ Bites – Wednesday, June 8, 5:00pm
This month’s selection is “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life” by Barbara Kingsolver. Summary: Author Barbara Kingsolver and her family abandoned the industrial-food pipeline to live a rural life—vowing that, for one year, they’d only buy food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle is an enthralling narrative that will open your eyes in a hundred new ways to an old truth: You are what you eat.
Jodie Hollander, Local Author and Poet, Wednesday, June 15, 5:30pm
Join author Jodie Hollander at Vail Public Library where she will recount her recent trip on the SS Vallejo houseboat, as part of the Varda Artists Residency Program. Jodie will share with us her experiences on the SS Vallejo, followed up by a discussion of her works.
Bettman and Halpin – Wednesday, June 22, 5:30pm
Bettman & Halpin play original Folk /Americana. Their concerts combine high-energy upbeat bluegrass/roots inspired compositions, beautiful ballads with soaring vocals and heartfelt lyrics, and groovy feel-good songs that audiences will be singing in their heads for weeks thereafter. Interspersed between these songs and instrumentals, they tell stories. They have become as known for their storytelling and playful banter as well as for their hooky whole-hearted songwriting and instrumental wizardry.
Walking Book Club – Friday, June 24, 1:30pm
As part of our Healthy Lifestyle Series Vail Public Library is happy to introduce a Walking Book Club. Vail Public Library’s Walking Book Club is Similar to a regular book club, except we will take our meetings outside and walk while we discuss the book. Our Walking Book Club is a fun, social outing, but at the same time you are getting the mental and physical activity essential to a healthy brain.
This month’s selection is “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life” by Barbara Kingsolver.
Create freedom and vibrancy in your body- Tuesday, June 28, 5:30pm
In order to experience vitality, there are three key elements that form the foundation for a healthy, strong, vibrant body. Join Vail Public Library and Laina Eskin, owner of Align Vail, for this dynamic workshop where you will learn the keys to creating optimal health and well being in your body, beyond what you have known before. We will learn about the difference between movement and exercise and why movement is mandatory and exercise may be optional. We will explore fundamental movements that our bodies were designed to do and learn how to set up the body for performing these movements with great success.
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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