Sam Gary Library Events

 

Children's Program: Animal Expeditions with Denver Zoo
Monday, July 8, 3 p.m.
Learn about different habitats by exploring the world and learning about animals’ food, water, shelter and space.
Children's Program: Crafternoon - Galaxies on Plexiglass
Tuesday, July 9, 2 p.m.
Be a space adventurer! Create your own galaxy with the colors that you love most. All ages welcome.

Tween Program: Copper Tooling (Grades 4-12)
Wednesday, July 10, 3 p.m.
Using thick copper foil, we'll design, trace, and emboss a copper relief. We'll apply a faux patina and frame each finished piece, then attach our work to a piece of reclaimed wood. Registration Required. Register at www.denverlibrary.org/events. For more details call 720-865-0325 x4 or email asksamgarylibrary@denverlibrary.org.

 

Active Minds: Leonardo Da Vinci
Thursday, July 11, 1 p.m.
Inventor, artist, scientist, engineer, architect, philosopher, and more. Leonardo da Vinci was a true "Renaissance Man" and a clear creative genius. Join Active Minds as we review his life, work, and lasting impact. This program makes an excellent primer to a visit to the Da Vinci exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science running March 1 through August 25, 2019.

Teen Digital Art Workshop (Grades 6-12)
Thursdays, July 11 and 18, 4 p.m.
Joins us for a 2-part workshop series on digital art creation. Participants will use Wacom drawing tablets to create their own digital art pieces. Participants will have the option of including their work in a printed anthology book. Registration Required. Register at www.denverlibrary.org/events. For more details call 720-865-0325 x4 or email asksamgarylibrary@denverlibrary.org.

Knitting Circle
Thursdays, July 11 and 25, 5:30 p.m.
Bring your knitting or crochet project and join other crafters in conversation around the Sam Gary fireplace.

Children's Program: Connie Elstun’s Funny Bunny Magic Show
Monday, July 15, 3 p.m.
Join Connie Elstun for a 45-minute magic show starring rabbits, doves, and participants from the audience! The animals will help children find prizes using the magic of books.

 

Tween Program: Harry Potter Board Art (Grades 4-12)
Wednesday, July 17, 3 p.m.
Create a one-of-a-kind wooden sign using special stencils and different colors. Registration Required. Register at www.denverlibrary.org/events. For more details call 720-865-0325 x4 or email asksamgarylibrary@denverlibrary.org.

4/5 Book Group
Thursday, July 18, 2 p.m.
This month's selection is Leslie Connor's The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle. Mason is the biggest, sweatiest kid in school and everyone knows he can't read. Then his best friend goes missing, just like his last one. Did Mason do something to them? This group is for kids entering 4th or 5th grade. Registration Required. Registration Required. Register at www.denverlibrary.org/events. For more details call 720-865-0325 x4 or email asksamgarylibrary@denverlibrary.org.

Sam Gary Literary Book Club
Sunday, July 21, 2 p.m.
This book club will meet at Sam Gary once a month on Sundays and rotate between fiction, nonfiction, and reader's choice selections! All meetings will take place in the Sam Gary Branch Meeting Room at 2 p.m.
July Title: There, There by Tommy Orange

Children's Program: We Are All Composers
Monday, July 22, 3 p.m.
Join Heather Stenner for an exciting musical exploration program introducing the basics of music composing while building positive self-awareness and strengthening young children's self-confidence.

Tween Program: Henna Tattoos (grades 4-12)
Wednesday, July 24, 3 p.m.
Enjoy learning about henna and receive a small henna tattoo. Registration Required. Register atwww.denverlibrary.org/events. For more details call 720-865-0325 x4 or email asksamgarylibrary@denverlibrary.org.

Active Minds: Railroads
Thursday, July 25, 6:30 p.m.
This May marks the 150 year anniversary of the "Golden Spike" that completed the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad. Join Active Minds as we review the rich history of railroads in the United States. We will explore the role they played in building a young country as well as the industry titans that emerged to build and control them. We will bring the story all the way up to the present, discussing current freight and passenger train issues and opportunities. All aboard! Ageism

Children's Program: Crafternoon - Canvas Painting
Tuesday, July 30, 2 p.m.
Be an artist! Discover your inner artist and create a painting on canvas.