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In Big Bang cosmology the Universe is born in a state of extremely high temperature and density and has been cooling and expanding ever sense. This makes for a nice story, but what evidence do we have for this theory? Explore several lines of evidence that are conclusively in favor of the Big Bang and dispel some common misconceptions about the theory led by CSU-Pueblo Astronomy Professor Dr. Travis Hurst.
Learn about asteriods from CSU-Pueblo Professor Dr. William Brown.
Enjoy this photographic exhibit advocating for the reintroduction of wolves into western Colorado.
Celebrate NASA's 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11's Moon Landing
Monday, July 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rawlings, InfoZone Theater-4th floor
Brought to you by the American Museum of Natural History, this live webcast will feature a guided recreation of the Apollo 11 voyage — the space-flight that landed the first two astronauts on the Moon.
Everything from skin, clothing, canvas and vehicles are utilized to reveal great works of art. Airbrush art is a popular type of painting on numerous kinds of surface areas. Mike from Mike's Brush will join us to provide a bilingual demonstration on airbrushing techniques.
Special Volunteer opportunity for Preschool Storyreaders!
The Library District is searching for 5 – 10 Volunteers who feel comfortable promoting the major objectives of the Preschool Storyreader Program, which are:
• To provide opportunities for children to experience the joy of reading and to develop a love of books.
• To promote the use of the Pueblo City-County Library District among preschoolers and their families.
• To develop pre-reading skills among Pueblo’s children.
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July 1: Scratch Art
July 8: Salt Dough
July 15: Space Painting
July 22: Games and Legos
July 29: Water Colors
Wednesday, July 31: The story of Guardians of the Galaxy is told through Star Lord’s mixtape. Tell your own epic story — create your perfect playlist for Guardians of the Galaxy, or create an entirely new one. Then participate in The Great Rice Krispie Challenge.
Design and create a Mini Mars Rover using a DC motor and other supplies! Basic instructions on using DC motors will be provided, but the vehicle designs will be left to your imagination. Once you’ve completed your Rover, work together with other makers to make moon sand and test your vehicle’s ability to traverse tricky terrains.
Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Giodone Library
Genealogy - Everything you need to research your family tree.
Hispanic Resource Center - The mission of the Hispanic Resource Center at the Rawlings Library is to provide services, activities and free resources for both Spanish and English speakers.
The Vault at the Archives - Pueblo's best kept secret. Find old books, newspapers, journals, yearbooks, photos etc.
Homework Help - Homework resources for students from K - 12 and even beyond.
Teacher Assignmnet Assistance - Teachers, when you have an upcoming assignment and need a hand gathering lesson information, let us help!
Book a Library Visit- Customize a field trip for your students to the library. Attend a storytime, tour the building, browse for material, do databse training, watch a movie, you name it!
Homeschool Hub - Welcome Homeschoolers! This is your place to find the many resources PCCLD has to offer.
Contests and Awards - Activities for students to enter to win prizes.
Adult Literacy Center - Reading and spelling skills are the keys to unlocking your potential! Our friendly staff and volunteer tutors create a supportive environment that encourages growth, achievement and success.
Book Clubs - Thinking about starting a book club or wanting to join one? We've got some ideas for you.
Homebound - The Homebound Program provides free temporary or permanent library service to Pueblo County residents who are confined to their home or care facility.
Obituary Index - Make any geneaolgy project complete with a search of our databse of Pueblo obituaries.