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2014 Programs for Adults

All programs are free and on Thursday's, 7:00 - 8:00 pm at the library unless otherwise noted.

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Stay Curious This Summer!

This isn't your usual summer reading program, rather, it is an opportunity to find out that

Longmont Public Library is more than meets the eye.

Attend events and venues and register to win a prize, including a super nice telescope.

Call 303-651-8472 for More Information.

  • Saturdays, June 7, & July 5, at 8 pm - Go star gazing at Sandstone Ranch
  • Thursday, June 12, 7-8 pm Meet Daryl Oster, inventor of ET3, Evacuated Tube Transport Technology. Space travel on earth.
  • Thursday, July 10, 7-8 pm. Greg Holsclaw, Research Scientist at CU will discuss his work on the MESSENGER misison orbiting Mercury.
  • Thursday, July 24, 7-8:30 pm. Create an e-textile with Sparkfun! Registration is required. Call 303-651-8472,
  • Saturday, August 9, 1-3 pm. Adult Science Fair. Registration Required at 303-651-8472

April 17, Celebrate Earth Day! Author Julene Bair will discuss her book “The Ogallala Road, a Memoir of Love and Reckoning”. 

If you are interested in the beauty of the plains of Kansas, the preservation of the nation’s most vital source of fresh water, or just like a good love story then you will want to attend this event. Information and displays about conserving energy will also be available.





May 8, Get the most out of your daily routines with unconventional exercise.

January is long gone and so are your New Year’s resolutions. Sure, when exercising comes to mind you probably think of long distance runner or perhaps body building.   Do you realize that you exercise more than you think you do? For one hour, we will walk you through a medical research study performed with hotel maids who lost weight and improved their blood pressure just by going to work. Further we will help you realize how you too can improve your health by practicing unconventional exercise in your daily life. Join PhD,  Jennifer Hellier as she shares life enhancing news for you.  Here’s to a healthier you!





May 15, Learn how to get better sleep!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that sleep loss is a public health epidemic.  This problem affects most everyone at one time or another.  Lack of sleep can lead to a host of health problems including weight gain.  Do you have your cell phone on your night stand when you sleep? What about a T.V. in your bedroom? Do you know that these bedroom electronics may be slowing your ability to lose weight? Come learn the new evidence-based research on sleep and weight. We will help you plan how to improve your sleeping habits so that you can feel more alert and kick-start your weight loss. Join PhD Jennifer Hellier as she provides information to help you get more z”s.




June 5, 2014 - "What Can I Do?" Multimedia Environmental Presentation

This is a 60 minute presentation to raise awareness on environmental issues featuring the photography of renowned John Fielder, Karl Snyder, and live music with Laurie Dameron. It includes two trailers of award-winning documentaries and shares information that inspires little lifestyle changes we can take right now will make a big difference in reducing our carbon footprint at a critical time in our history.

Laurie Dameron’s presentation raises awareness about environmental stewardship while entertaining audiences with live music and beautiful photography.  Her slide show features the work of renowned photographers John Fielder and Karl Snyder.  Audience members will be inspired to make small changes in their lives that can have a big impact on the future of our planet.



June 26, 2014 - A Tribute to Longs Peak.

Jim Detterline was a Rocky Mountain National Park ranger for 21 years, has scaled Longs Peak over 280 times and rescued countless unfortunate hikers and climbers. During that time he was struck by lightning three times, and as you might imagine, had numerous sprains, contusions and aching muscles.

Please join this remarkable guy as he recounts some of his experiences on the Peak while showing off some of his old climbing gear.

The photo at left is of the famous keyhole area at Longs Peak.










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