Adult Programming

      


Special Guests & Events for the Month of January 2020

Millennial Loteria Night (OBOV Event)

Wed, January 22nd @ 5:30pm

As part of this year’s One Book One Valley (OBOV) programming, we are offering a night of Millennial Lotería, a hilarious and insightful parody of the classic Latinx game “Lotería” (Mexican Bingo), but this time, it’s like way more millennial. It’s guaranteed to make this fiesta be lit. Come with your friends, grab your card and prepare to yell “Yaaaaasssssssssss, Millennial Lotería!”This event is open to teens and adults.


Special Guests & Events for the Month of February 2020

Chinese New Year Celebration @ Donovan Pavillion

Wed. February 5th @ 12:30pm

Experience the most exciting Chinese cultural event!

Enjoy performances by Vail Mountain School’s Chinese students and participate in authentic Chinese activities such as dumpling-making, paper-cutting, calligraphy and traditional painting. Even more, you will have the opportunity to make your very own Peking Opera mask, guess a lantern riddle and even play fun Chinese games! This event is free and open to the public.

  • 12:30pm – Parade through Lionshead
  • 1:00pm – Cultural performances by VMS students
  • 1:30pm – Chinese New Year Celebration activities

Frida Kahlo portraits

Wed. February 5th @ 5:30pm

Frida Kahlo used material culture to construct her identity — and material culture made her an icon in return.
Join Alpine Arts & Vail Public Library in making your very own Self Portraits like Frida did. Each student would bring in a photo (or we can help you print one) to use in the frame and put images around that they identify with. This event is open to Teens &  Adults, make sure to RSVP to Sandy at srivera@vailgov.com or to 970-479-2331 as we have limited space.

Sensational & Super Seniors

Wed, February 12th  @ 1:30pm, at Eagle River Presbyterian Church in Avon

It’s that special time of year when Valentine’s is drawing near. Please join other Eagle Valley Seniors from around the county at Avon’s Eagle River Presbyterian Church on Feb. 12 at 1:30pm, in celebrating the shortest month of the year with love stories, love songs & Valentine’s Day history.

Evenings of Engagement with The Eagle Valley Chamber Group

Wed. February 26 @ 5:30pm

Charles Broschinsky and Emily Zeigler have been performing chamber music in the Vail Valley for over 7 years. The Chamber Music Group tries to include a slightly eccentric mix of classical, baroque, romantic, and contemporary ensemble pieces in its repertoire, while tailoring its music to please anyone.


Ongoing Programs

Knit Night

Knit Night is a gathering of knitters of all skill levels. Bring a project or start one here, all abilities and skill levels are welcome at Knit Night! Grab one of the library’s many knitting books for inspiration, and enjoy an evening with fellow knitters. If you need extra help our teacher, Amy Cohen, is at Alpaca in Eagle where Knit Night is offered every Tuesday.

Join the library Knit Night every 2nd and 4th Monday of the Month for conversation, encouragement, ideas, and company as you create a healthy lifestyle along with your warm and fuzzy fiber art! RSVP by 3pm is required.  Our teacher is a volunteer and we want to respect her time and schedule. 970-479-2187.

For additional information, please contact Cricket Pylman at cpylman@vailgov.com or 970-479-2179.


yogaYoga Class

Mondays & Wednesdays  @ 11:30am

This may be the yoga class you’re looking for. Here we cultivate compassion for ourselves and others. Though it’s a gentle workout, the emphasis is on working in. This inward focus unites the mind, body & Spirit in an atmosphere of community and collaboration, not competition. Balance, strength and flexibility improve while experiencing deep relaxation. You’ll feel a lightness of being from this powerful and healing practice. Taught by Anne Anderson, Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Registered with Yoga Alliance, Professional Ski Instructor of America at Vail; Lionshead Adults, Reiki II Practitioner and Founder of Snowga, a yoga practice on the slopes created to calm the mind and transform the ski experience; less fear, more fun.


Zumba

Mondays at 5:30 pm

Zumba is an energetic and fun-filled workout!  Latin infused rhythms and dance moves combine with hip-hop, salsa, and mambo to bring you an exciting evening of exercise that is as good for your mood as it is for your body!  All abilities and fitness levels are welcome to join us in this FREE Zumba program.

Zumba –  Lunes a las 5:30pm

Zumba es un entrenamiento lleno de energía y diversión que no te hace sentir que estás haciendo ejercicio, es una infusión de danza latina y otros estilos, diseñados para enseñar movimientos de baile, de modo que estás realmente bailando con un grupo de personas mientras sudaba las libras.  Las clases son GRATIS.

Books ‘n’ Bites – Every second Wednesday of the month @ 5:00 pm

Skiing Book Club – Every second Friday of the month (during the winter season)

Walking Book Club – Every second Friday of the month ( during summertime)


*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 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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