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ABC Draw With Me
Saturday, April 11, 2-3 p.m., Irving Street
Sunday, April 19, 2-3 p.m., College Hill

Local author/illustrator Vickie Leigh Krudwig teaches kids how to do cartooning using the alphabet! All materials provided. Call 303-658-2606 to register for College Hill or 303-658-2306 to register for Irving beginning April 1. Ages: 6-11

one book for colorado logoOne Book 4 Colorado Book Giveaway
April 13-27
One Book 4 Colorado is a statewide effort to give every four-year-old in Colorado a free book. Visit either library to pick up a free book for your four-year-old.

Little Red Riding Hood bookFractured Fairy Tale Contest for Kids 6-11 yrs.
Think of a fairy tale. Mix it up a bit. Modernize it. Come up with a different ending. Deliver your story to the Children’s Desk at either library by 5/31/2015. The top three stories will receive a beautiful die-cut edition of Little Red Riding Hood, illustrated by Sybille Schenker. All entries will be featured our the Pen & Pencil Newsletter. Call 303-658-2606 for more information.

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ONGOING PROGRAMS

Totally Terrific Tales
Mondays, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
April 13
Saturdays, 2-3 p.m., Irving Street
April 18
A perfect program for older children who miss coming to story time. Includes one or two longer stories and a craft to go with the story. Call 303-658-2606 to register for College Hill or 303-658-2306 to register for Irving Street beginning January 5. Ages: 6-8

Tween Times!
Mondays, April 20, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
Join us for this fun and exciting program created especially for tweens. Projects, acting, cooking. Call 303-658-2606 to register for College Hill or 303-658-2306 to register for Irving beginning January 5. Ages: 9-11

READ Dogs
Wanted! Young readers to read to our specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dog! Bring your own book or choose one from the library. Registration required. Call College Hill or for Irving Street to register your child for a private 15 minute reading session. Ages: 6-11 years.

READ Dog Sessions @ Irving Street:
Saturdays, 2-3:15 p.m.: April 25
Register by calling 303-658-2306

READ Dog Sessions @ College Hill
Tuesdays, 6-7:15 p.m.: April 14, 21
Wednesdays, 6-7:15 p.m.: April 15, 22
Register by calling 303-658-2606

Girl writingPen & Pencil Club
Share writing tips, promote your favorite books, and take part in short, briefly rehearsed plays. Parents are invited during the last 15-minutes to hear readings and enjoy a funny skit performed by club members. Newcomers always welcome! Refreshments Served. No registration required. Age: 6-11 years. Next meeting: Saturday, May 2, 2-3 p.m, College Hill

2015 Summer schedule:

Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Irving Street
June 16, July 14

Thursdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m., College Hill
June 18, July 16

Free Drop-in Homework Center
Irving Street Library, Community Room
Monday through Wednesday, 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Looking for a quiet place to do your homework after school? Visit the Homework Center at Irving Street. Volunteers are available if you need help. Computers are available to do homework assignments.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Prepare your child for kindergarten by enjoying books, learning literacy tips and earning prizes. Reading logs and registration instructions are available online and at both libraries in the children’s room.

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Updated: 04/15