Let the language of color speak to you during the month of August in the latest exhibit, Common Threads by The Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild
Exhibit: Through August 31 Cousins Gallery - Level 3 Blair-Caldwell Library 
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 2013 Noon - 4:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Door Prizes and Games
Contacts: Helen Stubblefield, Exhibit Co- Chair 303-632-7788 Joanne Walton, Exhibit Co- Chair 303-463-5336
The Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild was formed in February 1994 by Helen Kearney Thobhani. The five African American women who came together were interested in perpetuating the heritage of quilting and promoting fellowship among those in quilting. The Guild is committed to supporting and educating the community. To this end, the Guild offers exhibits, quilting classes, lectures and quilt documentation through its various programs during the year. The name Wa Shonaji comes from the Swahili language and means literally – “people who sew”. The Guild’s name reflects both our region of the United States and our cultural heritage. The members of RMWSQG, though predominantly of African-American ancestry, celebrate ethnic diversity in membership as well as in the many different patterns displayed in our quilts. http://www.washonaji.org/ 
PLEASE NOTE: Library hours:
Mon & Wed. 12-8 PM/ Tue, Thurs and Fri 10 AM – 6 PM/ Sat 9 AM – 5 PM Closed - Sunday
Check out http://aarl.denverlibrary.org/events_exhibits/washonaji.html  for a sneak peek of the exhibit.