402 W Main Street, New Castle Colorado 81647
Garfield County Public Library System, serving an area of 44,000 residents, has a collection of 154,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 7,800 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 5,800 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 21 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises6 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $168,000. Patrons make 240,000 visits annually, and check out materials 300,000 times. Thirty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
05/25 Coming to The New Castle area
Barrel into Spring Wine Tasting Event Grand Junction CO April27-May19 Exquisitely prepared gourmet meals, 'behind the scenes' winery and vineyard tours, tasting wines that are not readily available to the general public, and of course barrel tasting.
Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival Breckenridge CO July13 This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Grand Junction Yoga Festival Grand Junction CO July11-14 The Telluride Yoga Festival is a unique event that elevates the benefits of yoga with a mission to protect our natural environment.
Winter Park Alpine Artaffair Winter Park CO July20-21 Featuring Fine Arts & Fine Crafts,
Jewelry, Photography, Metalwork, Mixed Media,
Pottery, Painting, Glass, Wood, Fiber and More.
Olathe Sweet Corn Festival Olathe CO August3 The Olathe Sweet Corn Festival is more than fun in the western Colorado sunshine. It is an ever-growing symbol of a community committed to making the future better for the generations to come.
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone CO August3-4 Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30 microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.