News briefs for Nov. 8
Friends of the Library is sponsoring a used book sale at Centennial Mall, where books will be available for 50 cents a pound. The sale will start at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday and will be open until 5 p.m. both days.
Another book sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 11 and 12. Call 824-5116.
2-1-1 help available
on Saturdays, Sundays
FirstCall, Northern Colorado’s 2-1-1 Call Center, has expanded its hours of operation to include Saturday and Sunday, giving callers access to community information from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the weekend.
Callers also can reach FirstCall
during weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. FirstCall’s database and services also are available online 24 hours a day at http://www.firstcall211.org.
FirstCall’s mission is to enhance the lives of people in the region by providing timely, accurate and caring community resource information and referral to community members and nonprofit organizations.
All calls are confidential and free of charge in Routt and Moffat counties by dialing 2-1-1 (or 866-485-0211).
Youth hockey group offers beginner classes
An introduction program designed to teach adults and children older than 5 the basics of skating and hockey begins Tuesday.
The cost is $25 for five one-hour sessions at the Moffat County Ice Rink in Loudy-Simpson Park.
Ice time is from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 23. Skates can be rented for $1 a night. All protective equipment for youths will be provided, but adult equipment is limited.
To join this program, sign up at the Craig Parks and Recreation Department in City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St., or for more information call Mike Boatright at 824-2046 or Loni Cleverly at 824-8324.
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