Library News & Notes

Cortez Public Library

The Cortez Public Library is located at 202 N. Park St.; 565-8117.

Art, horse statuary on display at the library in November

The displays at the Cortez Public Library are horse statuary, owned by Ann Streett-Joslin and acrylics by Justin Dodson. They will be up through the end of December. The Southwest Artist’s League is also displaying their work. The featured artist for November is Betty Grip.

‘Do You Feel the Chill?’ is theme for Storytime

“Do You Feel the Chill?” is the November theme of Raising Readers Storytime at the Cortez Public Library. Storytime is held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for preschool-aged children. Older children are welcome to join in for the craft at 11:15 a.m. The library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22 in observance of Thanksgiving. “Advent Calendar” will wrap up the month on Thursday, Nov. 29.

Raising Readers Storytime offers songs, stories, crafts and silliness and uses the Early Childhood Literacy Initiative program.

Computer training classes

The Cortez Public Library, and the Unlimited Learning Center at 640 E. Second St., will offer computer classes in November. On Thursday, Nov. 29 at 10:30 a.m. there will be a Basic Computer Class at the Unlimited Learning Center, and at 1 p.m. at the library there will be a class called Incredibly Basic Computer Skills. All classes at the library must be signed up for ahead of time, as space is limited. Sign up by calling the library or by stopping by. To find out more about the classes at the Unlimited Learning Center, call 565-1601.

Mancos Public Library

The Mancos Public Library is located at 211 W. First St.; 533-7600.

Little People Storytime

The Mancos Public Library offers Little People Storytime on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in both English and Spanish. Children ages 3-6 will be taught songs, verses and stories in both languages with the changing of the seasons emphasized. A craft is also offered.

After-school movies on Mondays

The Mancos Public Library will offer free movie screenings for children age 8 years and up each Monday in November at 4 p.m. On Monday, Nov. 26, “The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader” will be shown.