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Welcome to the City of Longmont's weekly e-News update.

January 18, 2013

  1. Most City Facilities Closed on Monday
  2. Two Events Honor Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday
  3. Weigh and Win at Longmont Library
  4. Book Sale to Benefit Friends of the Library
  5. Winter Sprinter Adult Swim Meet


Most City Facilities Closed on Monday

Longmont city government observes Martin Luther King, Jr., Day on Monday, January 21, as a holiday. The following facilities are CLOSED: Civic Center, Service Center, Senior Center, Library, Museum, Youth Center, Development Services Center, and Waste Diversion Center. Recreation facilities are open regular hours. Trash and recycling will be collected one day late throughout the week. For more information visit

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Two Events Honor Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday

The public is invited to two events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday, January 21, at Silver Creek High School, 4901 Nelson Road. At 1 pm the marade will march around the school, and at 2 pm, there will be a program in the auditorium that includes singers, speakers and a film about local civil rights trail blazers. This event is sponsored by the Dr. King Committee and the City of Longmont Multicultural Action Committee. For more information call 303-651-8444 or email

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Weigh and Win at the Longmont Library

With the free Weigh and Win program you can earn cash rewards for achieving a healthier weight. You also can receive daily wellness coaching that provides a personalized success plan for physical activity and healthy eating plus 24/7 access to a health guide, workout podcasts, journals, quizzes and more. To register online go to, then weigh in at the Longmont Library at 409 4th Avenue.

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Book Sale to Benefit Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library will hold a New Year’s Resolution book sale through 4 pm on Sunday, January 20, in the meeting rooms at the Longmont Public Library at 409 4th Avenue. This sale features books on travel, exercise, recreation, diet, self-help and more. On Sunday, fill a bag for only $5!

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Winter Sprinter Adult Swim Meet

Enjoy a swim meet just for adults beginning at 8 am on Saturday, January 27, at Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine Street.  Swimming distances range from 50 to 500 yards in freestyle, back, breast stroke, butterfly and individual medley. Heats formed by estimated swim time. $20 preregistration/$25 day of event. For more information, call 303-651-8406 or visit

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