Liz Henson hosts Flower Arranging Class!

Liz an girlsFriday, July 31st

10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Let’s have fun making flower arrangements – thinking “outside the usual flower vase”

With our flower gardens in full bloom now is the time to have fun making flower arrangements for our own enjoyment or for gifting to our friends. This class will give you the basics on the standard tools for flower arranging. Then we’ll venture down a different path and come up with some fun and unusual ways to arrange flowers with recycled items such as tin cans, yogurt containers, wine and beer bottles, paper bags and nature items such as twigs and rocks.

Jane Shellenberger presents!

Colorado GardenerGardening in the West is Different

Create healthy growing conditions for all kinds of plants with living, breathing soil in our semi-arid climate.  Discover techniques for successfully growing tasty vegetable varieties in our fast-changing and challenging environment, while understanding your garden as part of a larger whole, including as habitat for pollinators and other critters.

Jane Shellenberger is the publisher/editor of Colorado Gardener which she founded in 1997 and author of Organic Gardener’s Companion, Growing Vegetables in the West (Fulcrum Books, 2012). A lifelong gardener who learned about plants from her botanist mother, she lives on a 5-acre farmette west of Longmont.

Summer Reading is Here!

SRP 2015We encourage readers of all reading levels, between the ages of 6 and 11, to sign up.

The La Veta Public Library will host an hour long program every Tuesday from June 9th through July 28th at 1:00 p.m. featuring all things heroic!

We have great prizes for setting and reaching reading goals!

Stop by the library to register today

Call 742-3572 for more info.

Libri Grant–Reception and Unveiling

libri booksThe La Veta Library thanks the community for our most successful Plant A Book program yet! We had over 30 new titles donated to our Library’s Teen and Children’s collections in honor of many special people. What a great way to end 2014! Thanks again LaVeta!

To kick off 2015, we have received the Libri Grant for children’s books. The Libri Foundation of Eugene, Oregon, and donors Mr. Strawbridge and Ms. Wallhagen, awarded us $1053 and our Friends of the La Veta Library provided the required match of $350. On top of all of this amazing generosity, we were awarded an additional $350 worth of math and science non-fiction books from Mr. Strawbridge and Ms. Wallhagen. Our children’s fiction and nonfiction collections are gaining 84 new titles! We are beaming with gratitude!

The Library wants to share our good fortune by hosting an event to present the new books to the community. Join us February 6th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for refreshments, stories and to check out all of the wonderful new additions!

Call the library at 742-3572 for more information.