Latest News – April 17
Wednesday Night Program Features Ice Palace!
Leadville’s legendary Ice Palace will be the topic of discussion for a Friends of the Lake County Library Program this Wednesday, Apr. 19. What better way to celebrate spring at 10,200 feet than with the tale of this incredible structure made of frozen water!
This program was rescheduled from its original March date. No doubt it will be worth the wat! So, join the fun as local favorite Darlene Godat, author of “Leadville’s Ice Palace: A Colossus in the Colorado Rockies” shares a photo presentation about the story of Leadville’s famous Ice Palace.
Doors open at 6 p.m., program starts at 6:30 p.m. presented at the Lake County Public Library Amax room, 1115 Harrison Avenue. This could be a standing room only crowd, so stop by the library to pick up your free ticket for guaranteed seat!
The Friends’ time and commitment to the library set an example for all in how volunteerism leads to positive civic engagement and the betterment of the community. For more information visit their website: LINK.
The library also offers some great programs for Leadville students. The free weekly after-school program is held every Thursday from 3:30 – 5 p.m. in the AMAX room of the library. Free weekly storytime for Preschoolers is held from 9 – 10 a.m. for children 3-5 years, and from 11 – 11:30 a.m. for toddlers.
Support, visit and use your local Lake County Public Library. And if you’ve never read the story of how Leadville’s first library came to be, you can find it HERE.
Some Help for Looking for Work in Leadville Today
One of the other services that the library offers is a WORKFORCE LAPTOP for persons looking for employment or filing for unemployment. This system is dedicated to help job seekers.
Also, the Leadville Workforce Center’s FREE WORKSHOPS continue tomorrow Tuesday, Apr. 18 for people looking for work in Leadville, Lake County and beyond!
This Tuesday at 2 p.m. the Colorado Workforce Center will offer an online workshop designed to help seekers with tips and conversation on selling your soft skills at your next interview.
You can participate from your smart device, PC or in person at one of the Workforce Centers. Attendees need to register for the FREE workshops, and can do so ONLINE or contact Sue Miller at the Leadville Workforce Center at Sue.Miller@state.co.us or by calling (719) 486-2428. Increase your skill set, put your best foot forward, and get that great job that’s waiting just for you!