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The Longmont Public Library is about books and a whole lot more! We have a handful of meetups that encourage community, learning, and enjoying shared interests. Check them out here or on our webpage (http://bit.ly/LibMeetups)or see information specific to our book groups (http://bit.ly/BookGrps). New members are always encouraged and welcomed at our meetups!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetups are presently being held online. See the individual calendar events for more details and watch for more in-person meetups when the pandemic has passed.

* Virtual ¡Hablemos! Let's Talk!: an informal Spanish/English conversation group in which intermediate or better Spanish and English language learners can practice their language skills. This meetup meets every Tuesday from 12 to 1 pm via Webex. Registration is required to receive the information necessary to join the meetup on Webex.

* Say Hello Informal Online English Conversation Group: Practice conversation with others interested in improving their English in an informal, conversational setting. We recommend attendees have an intermediate level of English to effectively participate, but everyone is welcome. Conversations are conducted entirely in English and are guided by a native English speaker. This meetup meets every Saturday from 10 to 11 am via Webex. Registration is required to receive the information necessary to join the meetup on Webex.

* Virtual Genealogy Basics: Volunteers from the Longmont Genealogical Society offer their time, knowledge, and assistance to the public one Saturday each month. Participants are guided on how to search for their ancestors and use the various resources available both in and out of the library. Bring any information you have -- name(s), a date of birth or death, a place, etc. and see what you can discover! This meetup meets every Fourth Saturday of the month via Zoom from 10 am to 12 pm. Registration is required to receive the information necessary to join the meetup on Zoom.

Our meetups are always free. Join us!

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¡Hablemos! Let's Talk! Conversational Spanish/English Group (In-person)

Get to know other language learners while practicing conversations in Spanish or English. This meet-up is free and open to anyone wanting to practice their language skills. It is recommended that participants have at least an intermediate level of Spanish to effectively participate. We’ll choose themes and games that will be entertaining and interesting to all of us. Please join us every Monday 12-1 pm in person.

Conozca otros hablantes mientras que practica conversaciones en español o inglés. Esta reunión es gratis y abierta a todos quienes quieren practicar sus habilidades lingüisticas. Se recomienda tener un nivel por lo menos intermedio para participar efectivamente. Escojeremos temas y juegos entretenidos e interesantes para todos. Por favor reúnete con nosotros en la Sala de Conferencias de la Biblioteca cada lunes de 12-1 pm.

Open Chess Night

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Tuesdays are Open Chess Night at the Longmont Public Library! We will have some tables set aside on the 2nd floor for playing with chess sets available. However, you may bring your own set. Drop-in and play!

Opens at 6 pm and goes until 7:30 pm, when games will need to be wrapped up in time for closing at 8 pm
Open to all ages, but those 16 and younger must have an adult with them at all times.

Evenings will be informal and there will be no instruction on how to play (we do have books on the subject)!

¡Hablemos! Let's Talk! Conversational Group (Virtual and In-person)

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Get to know other language learners while practicing conversations in Spanish or English. This meet-up is free and open to anyone wanting to practice their language skills. It is recommended that participants have at least an intermediate level of Spanish to effectively participate. We’ll choose themes and games that will be entertaining and interesting to all of us. Please join us every Wednesday 5:30-6:30 pm in person or online via WebEx. For online participants, you'll be sent instructions to join the meeting in your confirmation email. You may join this meeting either on your computer or your smartphone. If you use your smartphone, you may either dial in to the meeting (audio only) or use the Webex app to join for audio and/or video.

TO REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/168826666103/
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Conozca otros hablantes mientras que practica conversaciones en español o inglés. Esta reunión es gratis y abierta a todos quienes quieren practicar sus habilidades lingüisticas. Se recomienda tener un nivel por lo menos intermedio para participar efectivamente. Escojeremos temas y juegos entretenidos e interesantes para todos. Por favor reúnete con nosotros en la Sala de Conferencias de la Biblioteca cada miercoles de 5:30-6:30pm o en línea usando WebEx. Por favor toma nota que este programa se ofrece en persona también como en línea mediante WebEx. Para participantes en línea, por favor sigue las instrucciones a continuación para registrarte - es fácil. Regístrate y te mandaremos instrucciones para unirte a la reunión en tu dirección de correo electrónico.

Puedes unirte a esta reunión en tu computadora o tu teléfono. Si usas tu teléfono, puedes unirte marcando el número de teléfono (sólo para audio) o usando el app de WebEx (para audio y/o video).

Regístrate en Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/168826666103/

First Thursdays Book Group

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The First Thursdays Book Group meets at 2 pm on (you guessed it!) the first Thursday of each month, unless that day falls on a holiday. New members are always encouraged and welcome to attend.

For a complete list of the books they'll be reading, see our webpage http://bit.ly/BookGrps.

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