Steamboat briefs: Library invites children for Summer Book Pals |

Steamboat briefs: Library invites children for Summer Book Pals

Library invites children for Summer Book Pals

— Bud Werner Memorial Library invites children ages 5 through 9 and teens/preteens ages 10 through 17 to participate in the Summer Book Pals Reading Program. Optional training for older pals is from 5 to 5:45 p.m. June 18. Turn in a registration form, available online at, at the Kids' Desk. Call 879-0240.

BMX track builders at Howelsen asking for dirt

Organizers are seeking donations of dirt for the community BMX track at Howelsen Hill. Call Brian at 970-846-2139 to help.

Hayden Summer Reading Program begins Thursday

Children ages 4 to 12 can register for the Summer Reading Program during regular hours at the Hayden Public Library. The program begins Thursday and continues all summer. There will be activities, incentives, Reader of the Week and much more. Call the library with questions, 970-276-3777.

Library to host movement, music series for children

Bud Werner Memorial Library will host a three-part Music and Movement Story-time Series, for children ages 2 to 6 with a parent or caregiver, featuring violinist Monique Mead and the children's librarian. The free events will be in Library Hall at 10 a.m. June 22, July 13 and Aug. 10. There will be no toddler story-times those days.

Summer teen writers workshop starts June 16

A summer teen writers workshop will be at 11 a.m. Wednesdays from June 16 through Aug. 25 at Epilogue Book Co. Local author Jill Murphy Long will lead the workshops, which cost $10 per writer per workshop. Bring paper and pen or laptop and your writings.

Council seeks Himalayan artifacts for art exhibit

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is presenting a community Himalayan Art Exhibit in conjunction with a visit from Tibetan Buddhist monks and a Mandala sand art display at Bud Werner Memorial Library in August. The council's exhibit will be on display from Aug. 13 through 17.

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The council seeks community members to contribute items for the exhibit. Items can be original pieces of art reflecting the Himalayan culture or items such as paintings, photos or sculptures collected during travels to Tibet, Nepal, India or Bhutan.

To submit a piece, send a photo, physical dimensions and description of what the item represents.

Call the Arts Council at 970-879-9008 or e-mail for more information.