Programs


 
All programs are free and open to the public
Sign up at the Reference Desk by calling 
720-887-2350 or
see all programs available here.


The Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library welcomes program proposals from members in the Broomfield community and beyond that support the library's mission of personal and community enrichment. If you would like to present a program at the library 
fill out a presenter proposal form here. 
5 Ways to Reduce Stress Now!- March 30, 6-7:30 p.m.

We are all stressed. Learning how to reduce stress can not only make life more enjoyable but can also actually extend your lifespan. Join us to learn more!
Register here.
Backyard Chickens- April 2, 2-3:30 p.m.

Come and learn from local experts about caring for backyard chickens and guidelines for successfully raising them in Broomfield.
Register here.
Make-It Mondays! Salad Dressings- April 3, 6-7 p.m.

Learn how to make your own salad dressings! For ages 18+. Registration recommended.
Register here.
Forging the West- April 6, 6:30-8 p.m.

The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (CF&I) began production in 1872 and grew to become the largest steel mill in the Western United States and a firm of enormous importance to the industrialization of the American West. This film draws on the riches of the Steelworks Center of the West archives to tell the human side of a momentous American story. Question and answer session with filmmaker Jim Havey of Havey Pro Cinema will follow the screening.
Register here.
Plum Crazy- April 9, 2-3:30 p.m.

Learn how and why the crazy quilts of the late 1800's became so popular. This lecture will answer all your questions about crazy quilts while showing you wonderful vintage examples.
Register here.
Potted Plants and Paint- April 12, 5-6 p.m.

Paint a custom terra cotta pot and plant a spider plant! For ages 15+. Registration recommended. 
Register here.
Patent and Trademark Resource Center- April 13, 6-8 p.m.

How does intellectual property help you? Come learn about forms of intellectual property, navigating the USPTO website, PTRC services, searching the patent and trademark databases, and resources for inventors and small business owners. 
Register here.
Managing Debt and Savings- April 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Find out how to balance debt and manage loams in relationship to savings. We will cover things to consider when getting a loan for school, buying a car or home, and managing student loans and credit cards.
Register here.
An Introduction to Abstract Expressionism- April 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Who was Clyfford Still and what was his impact on abstract expressionism? Experts from the Clyfford Still Museum will share insights and history.
Register here.
Clyfford Still: The Drawing Room- April 30. 2:30-4 p.m.

Gallery teachers from the Clyfford Still Museum will lead different types of art making activities exploring line drawing and abstract expressionism. Instructions and materials will be included.
Register here.
Make-It Mondays! Flip Flop Coasters- May 1, 6-7 p.m.

You'll flip for these coasters! Your drinks have never had a cozier spot to call home. For ages 18+. Registration recommended. 
Register here.
Novice Gardener: Site preparation- May 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Learn about our local climate and understand how soil, light and water are crucial to a successful edible garden. Understand the difference between container gardening and raised beds. Hands-on soil testing demonstration. Feel free to bring your own gloves.
Register here.
Novice Gardener: Site preparation- May 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn about our local climate and understand how soil, light and water are crucial to a successful edible garden. Understand the difference between container gardening and raised beds. Hands-on soil testing demonstration. Feel free to bring your own gloves.
Register here.
Solar Eclipse- May 6, 2-3:30 p.m.

On August 21, 2017 the shadow of the Moon will sweep across the United States, from Oregon to South Carolina. This is the first total solar eclipse in the u.S. mainland since 1979. Astronomer Victoria Sahami will talk about the upcoming eclipse, the best ways to view it, and the science behind eclipses.
Register here.
Novice Gardener: Planting- May 9, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Learn about the differences between growing with seeds vs. seedlings, annuals vs. perennials, and how to read a seed packet. Students will practice transplanting a basil plant, so please bring your own container.
Register here.
Handmade Card Workshop- May 10, 5-6 p.m.

Make a handmade card with beautiful paper and decorations for Mother's Day or any occasion at this drop-in event. For ages 15+. Registration recommended.
Register here.
Novice Gardener: Planting- May 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn about the differences between growing with seeds vs. seedlings, annuals vs. perennials, and how to read a seed packet. Students will practice transplanting a basil plant, so please bring your own container.
Register here.
3D Printing Basics- May 13, 10-11 a.m.

Come and see the library's Lulzbot Mini 3D printer in action, experiment with online 3D modeling and splicing tools, and ask questions about basic 3D printer function and maintenance. 
Register here.
Novice Gardener: Planning- May 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Learn about plant spacing and planting dates for your edible garden. Plan your own garden space based on what edibles you want to grow and the growth patterns of plants.
Register here.
Novice Gardener: Planning- May 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn about plant spacing and planting dates for your edible garden. Plan your own garden space based on what edibles you want to grow and the growth patterns of plants.
Register here.
Novice Gardener: Maintenance- May 23, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Learn about care and maintenance for your vegetable and herb garden, including microclimate management, mulch and beneficial insects.
Register here.
Novice Gardener: Maintenance- May 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn about care and maintenance for your vegetable and herb garden, including microclimate management, mulch and beneficial insects.
Register here.
Introduction to Arduino- May 27, 10-11:30 a.m.

This class is an introduction to the basics of the Arduino microcontroller. This class will cover downloading and installing the Arduino software and libraries as well as building projects and uploading the code to the Arduino controller. 
Register here.

Family Rocket Workshop- September 10, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Build and launch your own Estes Gnome rocket in this family workshop! Spaces are limited, registration required. ages 9 and up with a parent or favorite adult

Click here to register.
Fix 'n Mix Hot Cocoa Drop-In- February 8, 5-6 p.m.

Craving hot chocolate? Make your own hot cocoa mix in this fun drop-in workshop. Perfect to give as a gift or to add to your own personal stash! For ages 15+. Registration Not required, but recommended.

Click here to register.
Fix 'n Mix Hot Cocoa Drop-In- February 8, 5-6 p.m.

Craving hot chocolate? Make your own hot cocoa mix in this fun drop-in workshop. Perfect to give as a gift or to add to your own personal stash! For ages 15+. Registration Not required, but recommended.

Click here to register.
Fix 'n Mix Hot Cocoa Drop-In- February 8, 5-6 p.m.

Craving hot chocolate? Make your own hot cocoa mix in this fun drop-in workshop. Perfect to give as a gift or to add to your own personal stash! For ages 15+. Registration Not required, but recommended.

Click here to register.
What is a Treasure?- February 18, 3-4 p.m.

Find out how to decide whether something has cultural, family, or monetary value; what to keep and what to give away.

Click here to register.

We are all Stressed. Learning how to reduce stress can not only make life more enjoyable but can also actually extend your lifespan. Join us to learn more!

We are all Stressed. Learning how to reduce stress can not only make life more enjoyable but can also actually extend your lifespan. Join us to learn more!