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Oct 13 2009

With over 40 million uninsured Americans and spiraling health care costs, the need for a better health care system is clear to most Americans. Issues such as the degree to which health care ought to be government-provided vs. market-based are central to this debate. Join Active MindsTM as we look at various options currently being considered and how other nations of the world address the issue of health care for their citizens and what we might learn from them.

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Adult
Oct 13 2009

Enjoy a new theme every week with activities, stories, and a craft. Appropriate for ages 3-6. Space is limited; registration is required. Please call or visit the service desk.

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Storytime
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Children
Oct 13 2009

Join the Book n’ Brews Book Club as we discuss this month's selection, Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas. To check out this title or place a hold, click here.

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Book Club
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Adult
Oct 10 2009

We examine the history and current challenges facing the Central Intelligence Agency and discuss the controversy regarding destruction of interrogation tapes as well as the origins of the C.I.A. after World War II and how the C.I.A. functioned during the Cold War. We top off our investigation by looking at how our needs for intelligence have changed in recent years and how this impacts the role of the C.I.A. Presented by Active MindsTM.

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Adult
Oct 10 2009

Explore Colorado history through legend and fact. Learn about the competing claims to Colorado dating back to the Native Americans who originally lived here. We also cover the 15-year struggle to become the 38th state as well as the role of mining and oil in the evolution of the state. Bring your favorite Colorado stories to share. Presented by Active MindsTM.

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Adult
Oct 9 2009

Sing, dance, play games and learn how to play some basic instruments. Parents and siblings are welcome. There are no books or crafts at this program. Appropriate for ages 2-6. Space is limited; registration is required. Please call or visit the service desk.

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Music
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Children
Oct 8 2009

Thought of that great project you want to do, but just haven’t begun? Already have one started but need a little motivation to keep going? Bring your unfinished novel, your half-done afghan, or that stack of photos that you keep meaning to scrapbook to the Anythink Brighton and spend an hour getting closer to your goal.

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Adult
Oct 8 2009

Award-winning young adult author Mary Peace Finley will discuss her books and stories about Colorado during the 1800s. A native of the state, Finley’s Santa Fe trilogy has won the Top Hand Award from the Colorado Author’s League, the Colorado Book Award, and the Benjamin Franklin Award in the Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction category.

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Teen
Oct 8 2009

Enjoy a very special story time as Anythink Perl Mack reads "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" as part of the Read for the Record event. We're helping to reach the goal of 1,000,000 people reading and listening to Eric Carle's classic book on October 8.

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Storytime
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Children
Oct 8 2009

Learn basic computer skills in the Anythink Brighton computer lab throughout October. Sign up at the service desk to reserve your spot; walk-ins permitted as space allows.

This week, learn how to use a mouse, a keyboard, scroll bars, and the Internet.

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Class
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Adult
Oct 7 2009

Hang out with other teens and discuss this month’s selection, Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones.

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Teen
Oct 7 2009

Students are invited to visit and discuss projects they would like to see at the library. Get involved, share your ideas with other teens and plan fun library activities. Snacks provided. 

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Teen
Oct 7 2009

Sing, dance, play games and learn how to play some basic instruments. Geared for kids 3-6 years old, but all ages are welcome. Space is limited; registration is required.

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Music
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Children
Oct 6 2009

Have lots of fun with rhymes and stories for the whole family. Open to all ages.

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Storytime
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Children, Family
Oct 5 2009

Family Place Libraries™ is a network of children’s librarians nationwide who believe that literacy begins at birth, and that libraries can help build healthy communities by nourishing healthy families. Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-3 are welcome to sign up for this five-week series. Different childhood experts will be on hand to talk to parents and play with children. Each week, new learning and exploration activities will be offered.

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Adult, Children, Family
Oct 5 2009

Learn basic computer skills in the Anythink Brighton computer lab throughout October. Sign up at the service desk to reserve your spot; walk-ins permitted as space allows.

This week, learn how to use a mouse, a keyboard, scroll bars, and the Internet.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
Oct 5 2009

Sing, dance, play games and learn how to play some basic instruments. Parents and siblings are welcome. There are no books or crafts at this program. Appropriate for ages 2-6. Space is limited; registration is required. Please call or visit the service desk.

Event Type: 
Music
Age: 
Children
Oct 3 2009

Learn and discuss Anime and Manga; meet other Anime enthusiasts and discover new, hot Manga releases. Intended for grades 6-12.

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Teen
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Oct 3 2009

As we celebrate the birth of Abraham Lincoln, join us for a look at the man and the legend. He is rated by many as the greatest president in our country’s history, yet there are as many fascinating myths as there are great true stories of his life. We tell a few of these tales as well as reflect on how he changed history in ways that continue to this day. Presented by Active MindsTM.

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Adult
Oct 3 2009

This class is for those who have bamboo rods or reels and want to learn their value and history. Local bamboo fly rod maker and restorer Rich McGaughey demonstrates how to evaluate the condition of a rod. He will also share the best books for researching both history and value of the bamboo fly rod. He will distribute Internet sources as well.

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Adult

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