Briefs for May 5

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On May 10: Mother's Day. We show our appreciation for all those mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters and daughters by spending story time reading about some fabulous ladies, then make photo frames at take home as presents.

On May 17: BLM archeology. Robin Morris of the BLM will reveal garbage secrets.

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On May 24: Princes, princesses and other fairytales. Drift off in the world of make-believe with fanciful stories sure to spark the imagination of children of all ages.

On May 31: Library. The first of our summer reading program story times will introduce children of all ages to the secrets of the library.

Get a Clue at Your Library program starts

Super sleuths and daring detectives are invited to join Get a Clue at Your Library at the Moffat County Public Libraries. The 2007 Summer Reading Program will include prize drawings, story hours, a reading club and more. Pre-registration for the program has started. The program and regular registration begins May 29. For more information, visit one of the Moffat County libraries today. All programs are free of charge.

Hospice volunteer training starts today

Hospice and Palliative Care Services of Northwest Colorado is seeking new Hospice volunteers.

Hospice volunteer training is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and May 19 at Yampa River State Park, 6185 W. U.S. Highway 40, and 5 to 8 p.m. May 22 at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, 745 Russell St. Volunteers must attend all three training sessions.

Call Hospice volunteer coordinator Sandy Beran at 824-8233 or visit the Craig VNA office to pick up an application.

Teacher workshop

on archeology

The national Project Archeology program is hosting a teacher workshop for upper elementary teachers June 14 and 15 at the Bureau of Land Management's Little Snake Field Office at 455 Emerson St. in Craig.

Participants will learn the basics of archeology and investigate data from a rock shelter site. They will explore ethics of archeological research, as well as using the information gained through authentic inquiry.

Project Archeology is a national network of archeologists, educators and citizens working to make archeology education accessible to students and teachers nationwide through educational materials made possible by funding from Kinder-Morgan Company and El Paso Corporation.

The workshop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. There is no charge for the workshop and college credit is available for a $30 fee.

Contact Crystal Alegria at calegria@montana.edu or (406) 994-6925 for registration information.

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