Following are events planned for the month of May at the Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St. For more information, call the library at 970-533-7600.
Adult programs“Keeping Kids Safe Online” — May 12, 5:30-7 p.m.: The Internet can be a fantastic tool with the richest resources available in one place, yet it is also a dangerous and complex environment. This will be an informational session on how to protect children online and teach them to be responsible digital citizens. Dinner and on-site childcare will be provided. Space is limited, and people can sign up by calling the library at 533-7600.
“Colorado Water Plan: Southwest Basin Implementation Plan” — May 18, 7 p.m.: Colorado’s Water Plan provides a roadmap for solutions to the challenges facing the state and its residents for the management of this scarce resource, such as the future gap between supply and demand. Thousands of Coloradoans participated in the development of the plan, and it addresses tough issues from the standpoint of shared values. It focuses on the needs of multiple stakeholders, including farmers and ranchers, municipalities, water utilities, interstate compacts, and individual citizens.
Dolores Water Conservancy District General Manager Mike Preston will present an overview of the plan, with a focus on the Southwest Basin, followed by a question and answer session. Preston is also chairman of the Southwest Basin Roundtable.
Ongoing programsTuesdays, 6-7 p.m., Knit or Crochet at the Library: Join knitting enthusiast Kathy Graf to knit or crochet. Teens and adults are welcome. This is a free program. Limited supplies of knitting needles, crochet hooks, and yarn are available, or bring your own if possible. To sign-up, contact Kathy Graf at 533-7600, ext. 206, or email [email protected]Every first Tuesday: Free legal clinic, 2-3:30 p.m. First come, first served or call the day of the clinic to make an appointment.Teen programsEvery third Friday, 7-10 p.m.: Teen Game Night - Come hang out, munch some foods, and play video games, board games, chess, and more. (Every third Friday.)Every first Saturday, 7-10 p.m.: Movie night - Pizza and a movie and hanging out with your friends!Youth ProgramsEvery Wednesday, 3:45-5 p.m. — Game Dayz for youth 8-12 years old, with video and table top games on alternating weeks.Children’s ProgramsEvery Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Kids Storytime. A bilingual, seasonal story time for ages birth through 6 years old.