This Month for Adults

  • Spellbinder telling a story
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
    Teen Project Room - 1st Floor
    Calling all grandparents, retirees, grown-up kids, former teachers or librarians! Learn to tell engaging, fun stories to children in the oral storytelling tradition.
  • Washington Black Book Jacket
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    The year 1830 finds 12-year-old George enslaved on a sugar plantation in Barbados. His life changes dramatically when his master's younger scientific brother arrives.
  • The Sower
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
    Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave.
    An award-winning romance from France by director Marine Francen, screening at the Chief Theater.
  • Hazie Werner Statue with Ukuleles
    Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Slow chord and strumming practice for beginning ukulele players interested in joining the club. Ages 12 and up.
  • Spellbinder telling a story
    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
    Teen Project Room - 1st Floor
    Calling all grandparents, retirees, grown-up kids, former teachers or librarians! Learn to tell engaging, fun stories to children in the oral storytelling tradition.
  • Grit
    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
    Library Hall
    The award-winning film by Cynthia Wade and Sasha Friedlander...hailed as a "must watch" documentary for 2019.
  • Nichols Crane
    Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
    Library Hall
    Naturalists, photographers and interpreters Sandra Noll and Erv Nichols present a slideshow and talk about Sandhill Cranes.
  • Crane Tales
    Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Children's Storytime Room
    A special all-ages storytime in honor of the 2019 Yampa Valley Crane Festival!
  • Spirit Wind Aerial Arts
    Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
    Library Lawn - Outside of the Children's Storytime Room
    A high-flying aerial dance in honor of the 2019 Yampa Valley Crane Festival!
  • Julie Zickefoose
    Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm
    Library Hall
    The naturalist, artist and writer shares her brand-new book about life, love and dealing with great loss...and finding grace and redemption in a wild bird.
  • Ted Floyd
    Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:30pm
    Library Hall
    The Birding Magazine editor returns to the Yampa Valley to share his new book about the art and adventure of birding.
  • Yampa Valley Crane Festival Logo
    Friday, August 30, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
    Library Hall
    An introduction to selecting your essential birding optics -- a talk for the 2019 Yampa Valley Crane Festival!
  • Pam Liu
    Friday, August 30, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Library Hall
    Artist, ecologist, educator and crane enthusiast Pam Liu reveals symbolic expressions of birds by different cultures in Africa at different times
  • Yampa Valley Crane Festival Logo
    Friday, August 30, 2019 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
    Library Lawn - Outside of the Children's Storytime Room
    Crane Yard Art Display & Silent Auction: See the flock of 2019 Sandhill Crane yard art and rock out with Yer State Birds...plus the crane coloring contest awards!
  • Chuck Cooper
    Friday, August 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
    Library Hall
    Nebraska Crane Trust CEO Chuck Cooper shares how the Crane Trust manages and saves habitat for Sandhill Cranes, plus a special documentary sneak peek!
  • Two individuals sketching a raptor.
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:30am
    Library Hall
    A free 1.5-hour sketch-a-bird workshop taught by Yamp Valley Crane Festival guest artist and author Julie Zickefoose
  • Blad Eagle
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Library Lawn - Outside of the Children's Storytime Room
    Visit with HawkQuest's live raptors and meet the Buteos of Colorado, live on the Library Lawn
  • Yampa Valley Crane Festival Logo
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
    Library Lawn - Outside of the Children's Storytime Room
    Crane Festival fun for all ages!
  • Whooping Cranes
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
    Library Hall
    A new natural history documentary produced for Georgia Public Broadcasting about the remarkable life story of Whooping Cranes
  • Yampa Valley Crane Festival Logo
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm
    Library Lawn - Outside of the Children's Storytime Room
    Display & Silent Auction: See the flock of 2019 Sandhill Crane yard art and bid to take one home!
  • Yampa Valley Crane Festival Logo
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
    Library Hall
    Meet the 2019 winners! See all the beautiful photo submissions!
  • Lost Bird Project
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
    Library Hall
    A film about public art, extinction and memory...an elegy to five extinct North American birds and a thoughtful, moving look at the artist and his mission.
  • Black Crowned Crane
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
    Library Hall
    A free community talk with ICF's Africa Crane Conservation Manager, presenting “Africa’s Cranes, Wetlands and Communities: An Exciting Story of Hope and Success."
  • Feel Like a Crane
    Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 11:15am to 12:15pm
    Library Hall
    See the final cut! A brand-new update to last year's Yampa Valley Crane Festival feature film preview of Free Like a Crane
  • South America
    Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm
    Library Hall
    Denver Zoo Curator of Birds presents “South America: The Lost Continent for Cranes," plus info about Denver Zoo’s Junin Lake Waterbird Project
  • Harris Hawk at Bud Werner Library
    Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Library Hall
    A special live bird presentation for nature enthusiasts of all ages, celebrating the 2019 Yampa Valley Crane Festival!
  • Book Cover
    Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, an untold story behind Edward Curtis's iconic Native American photographs.
  • Antarctica: Ice and Sky
    Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
    Library Hall
    A film about climate change, a scientist's life work and the French glaciologist who foresaw global warming
  • Book Cover
    Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the second is the epic saga of the pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her Comanche son.
  • The Silence of Others
    Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
    Library Hall
    Franco's victims speak out in an award-winning film by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar
  • Literary Sojourn
    Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm
    Strings Music Pavilion - 900 Strings Rd.
    Literary Sojourn is Bud Werner Memorial Library's annual festival of authors and readers celebrating the power of the book.
  • Genealogy Club
    Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
    Library Hall
    Learn the "How" and "Why" of genealogical research with Dr. Ted Bainbridge, member of the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies Speakers Bureau
  • Hazie Werner Statue Playing the Ukulele
    Monday, September 9, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
    Library Hall
    Perfect for those who are new to the ukulele and/or just like to take it easy. Ages 12 & up.
  • Into the Canyon
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
    Library Hall
    Grand Canyon National Park turned 100 in 2019. Pete McBride and Kevin Fedarko hiked the entire length of the canyon to document it...and maybe even save it.
  • Buddy Werner With Ukuleles
    Friday, September 13, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    No one’s a professional here, but this ukulele jam is for those ready for the next step. Ages 12 & up.
  • Hazie Werner Statue Playing the Ukulele
    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
    Library Hall
    Perfect for those who are new to the ukulele and/or just like to take it easy. Ages 12 & up.
  • Amazing Pigs
    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    Library Hall
    A film by Matt Hamilton, winner of the Audience Award at the 2019 International Wildlife Film Festival!
  • Buddy Werner With Ukuleles
    Friday, September 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    No one’s a professional here, but this ukulele jam is for those ready for the next step. Ages 12 & up.