Discover More at Your Clear Creek County Library

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Posted 6/28/22

Library programs are ALWAYS free!

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Discover More at Your Clear Creek County Library

The Clear Creek County Library District empowers our community through literacy, human connection and equal access to resources. Connect with a librarian today to learn more.

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Library programs are ALWAYS free!

Summer reading

We’re nearing the end of our Summer Reading journey, but there’s still time to create, discover, and connect with us! Join a Summer Reading pirate crew, orient your trusty compass to FUN, and explore Oceans of Possibilities

Learn more and register at https://cccld.org/summer-reading-2022/

Idaho Springs Public Library * July 5

10 a.m. – Pippinhoot and Featherfayre crews

1 p.m. – Emberclaw crew

John Tomay Memorial Library July 6

10 a.m. – Pippinhoot and Featherfayre crews

1 p.m. – Emberclaw crew

King-Murphy Elementary July 7

10 a.m. – Pippinhoot and Featherfayre crews

Virtual Storytime with Miss Honeybun

Find storytime videos on demand 24/7 on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/clearcreeklibrarydistrict

Book groups

Connect with other Clear Creek County readers at our book groups. Email libby@cccld.org for information.

Idaho Springs Book Group

4 p.m. July 11 @ 4 pm

“In Search of April Raintree” by Beatrice Mosionier

John Tomay Memorial Library Book Group

10 a.m. July 15 

“The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes

Adult Crafts

During the summer months, we are pleased to offer take-and-make Adult Craft kits. July’s craft is a Happy Camper cocktail/mocktail mix kit. Create a delicious drink with dehydrated fruit, herbs, and edible flowers! Kits will be available for pickup at your Clear Creek County Library after July 19, while supplies last. Thank you to the Spice & Tea Exchange of Idaho Springs for providing discounts on the ingredients!

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Mountain jams summer concert series 

This program is a partnership between Georgetown Cultural Arts Program, the Friends of the Georgetown Library and Clear Creek County Library District.

Enjoy live music on Saturday afternoons this summer! Just head over to Library Park Stage, located in downtown Georgetown on the southwest corner of Sixth Street and Rose Street (next to the John Tomay Memorial Library).

Fourth of July parade 

9:30 a.m. July 4

Meet us at the Parade Lineup near Werlin Park 

Join the CCCLD Pirate Crew and help us throw sweet treasure to the parade-goers! Come as a pirate, mermaid, sea creature, or yourself – just make sure to wear comfy shoes and sunblock. We’ll have supplies for you to decorate your bikes and strollers! Parents with children under eight years of age: please plan to accompany your children during the parade. Parents with children eight years and older: please plan to meet your children at the John Tomay Memorial Library promptly after the parade.

OMEGA (Open Minds Encouraging General Acceptance)

A collaboration between Resilience 1220 and Clear Creek County Library District.

Idaho Springs Public Library

Noon to 2 p.m. July 9 

Join us for games, fun, and snacks the second Saturday of each month! While everyone aged 12 - 20 years is welcome, this program is designed to be a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth. Please email joe@cccld.org for more information.

Foot care clinic

1-3 p.m. July 27

Treat your feet with a foot care package! Healthcare professionals will soak and moisturize your feet and trim your toenails. Senior resources will be available from CCCLD, Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District, and Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice. Reservations are required — please contact heather@cccld.org.

JULY STAFF BOOK PICK

Team Member: Miss Honeybun

RECOMMENDATION: “Pirates Love Underpants,” by Claire Freedman

GENRE: picture book

MISS HONEYBUN SAYS: This rollicking, rhyming tale of pirates on a quest to find the “Fabled Pants of Gold” is one of my new read-aloud favorites! Silly, fun, and funny, “Pirates Love Underpants” gets giggles at every storytime. Five out of five carrots!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

We are hiring!

Do you love helping people? Are your customer service skills outstanding? Does spending your workday surrounded by books in a historic library setting appeal to you? If so, join our dynamic team! Clear Creek County Library District seeks candidates for the following position:

Part-time Library Assistant - Circulation and Operations

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: working at the circulation desk, assisting patrons, and assisting with library organization and book accession. Please apply by July 4. Learn more about this position at www.cccld.org

LIBRARY SERVICES

COVID supplies

FREE masks and take-home COVID tests are available for pickup at your Clear Creek County Library branches. 

Collection

Check out books, movies, laptops, hotspots, tablets, and more. Our Library of Things includes nontraditional items like cookware, kids’ science kits, a therapy lamp, and even an Oculus Quest!

Explore our book and movie collection at www.cccld.org View our Library of Things at https://cccld.org/library-of-things/ Or, call your Clear Creek County library to learn more and request items.

Do you have the Libby App? Download the Libby App by Overdrive to your smart device to access thousands of e-books and audiobooks, available for checkout with your library card. Visit https://cccld.org/library-resources/ and click on the Overdrive/Libby icon to get started.

Visiting and curbside pickup hours 

Idaho Springs Public Library Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday: CLOSED

John Tomay Memorial Library Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday: CLOSED

Local History Archives (in the Georgetown Heritage Center) — visitors are welcome with appointment. 

Curbside pickup services — available by appointment; please contact your library branch to schedule your pickup.

Home delivery 

Do you need library materials, but are unable to leave your home? Let us bring the library to you! Call us for details.

Idaho Springs Public Library: 303-567-2020

John Tomay Memorial Library: 303-569-2620

Local History Archives: 303-569-2403

Tech access & study spaces 

Enjoy access to computers, WiFi, and study spaces at your Clear Creek County Library. 

Book our conference room at Idaho Springs Public Library for a quiet space to meet or work. Please call 303-567-2020 to make your reservation.

Technical assistance 

Did you know that you can book a librarian for technical assistance? Our library staff can assist you with a variety of tasks –– using a tablet or smartphone, navigating the internet, setting up an email account, posting a resume online, accessing information, and more. Contact your Clear Creek County Library branch or email heather@cccld.org for more information.

Prints, copies, faxes 

Email printcccld@gmail.com or call your Clear Creek County Library branch to request prints, copies, and faxes — or, just come in and use our equipment during our hours of operation!

Notary services

Notary services are FREE! Please contact your Clear Creek County Library branch to book your appointment.

Little free libraries 

Help yourself to free, gently-loved books from our Little Free Libraries at these Clear Creek County locations:

Idaho Springs

Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District

Clear Creek Health and Wellness Center

Edelweiss Pastry Shop

Scraps-to-Soil Community Garden

Georgetown

Georgetown Market

Georgetown Visitors Center

Donations

Are you seeking a new home for your gently-used books? Please consider donating them to Clear Creek County Library District for use in our programs, book sales, and Little Free Libraries. Email kate@cccld.org or call 303-567-2020 for more information. Please do not drop off book donations without pre-approval.

Idaho Springs Public Library

303-567-2020

John Tomay Memorial Library (Georgetown)

303-569-2620

hello@cccld.org

Visit us at www.cccld.org

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