Private Groups

Roaring Fork Valley Homeschool Network

Our homeschool group is a diverse, respectful and inclusive group of almost 150 secular and religious homeschooling families. We plan field trips, public speaking events for kids, mom’s night out, weekly park playdates, and organize specialty classes for our kids.

Battlement Mesa/ Parachute/ Garfield County Homeschoolers Facebook Group

Publicly Funded Resource

Garfield County Library District

Serving Newcastle, Glenwood Springs, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Carbondale

(970) 625-4270

*Not an exhaustive list. Programs are subject to location and times. Registration requirements  may apply.

Homeschool Resources: Proctoring and homework help.

Reading and Writing: Story time and book clubs for all ages, A Novel Idea: Teen Book Reviews, 80th Anniversary Book Bash, Paws to Read.

Gaming and Legos: Wig Out Wednesdays Gaming, Minecraft, Dungeons & Dragons Club

Science and Math: Ice cream for science, STEM @Your Library

Food and Cooking: Food for Thought Cookbook Club, Coffee with the Community, Pizza (and popcorn) and a Movie

Arts and Crafts: Junk Food Art, Art Extravaganza for Kids, A Craft that Rocks, Art at the Library

Workshops and Safety Classes: 911 for Kids, Hands-Only CPR and Safety Training Class, Grow, Eat, & Go Experience, Summer Jazz Beat Lab, World Beats (World music and DIY instruments), Spam, Scams, and Computer Security, Monday Madness Makerspace for all ages, Paper Making Demonstration.

Music and Movies: Summer Jazz Beat Lab, World Beats (World music and DIY instruments), Story to Screen: Peter Rabbit Movie Matinee, Movie Musical Night, Learn Digital Music for Teens, Air Guitar Competition.

Outdoors: Teen Volunteer Opportunities, Dare to Explore (Open Space Program) for Kids Garfield County Summer Reading Program: includes a summer kick-off party https://www.gcpld.org/summer-reading

Other Summer programs at Garfield County Libraries: https://www.gcpld.org/summer-reading-kids

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