FEATURED PROGRAMS En español
Saturday, Dec. 6, 1:30-2 p.m., College Hill Library
Enjoy the electrifying antics of the World’s Most Talented Pigs! Comedy and sports are their specialties. Raising flags, playing golf, 360 slam dunks, and riding skateboards are all done without breaking a sweat. Have a great time watching them impersonate James Bond 007, Elvis, Stevie Wonder and more. All ages.
Free tickets for this event are available at the College Hill Children's desk beginning December 1. Seating is limited.
Holiday Ornaments (Family Art Class)
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2-3 p.m., Irving Street Library
Join us for this fun and festive program to create winter holiday decorations. Kids and parents will create ornaments together using several different art techniques that reflect the holiday season. Registration required. To register, please call 303-658-2306 beginning November 10. All ages.
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2:30-3:00 p.m.,
The puppet theatre presents “The Frog Prince” and a humorous version of “Rapunzel.” Also enjoy the story, “One Zillion Valentines” in celebration of Valentine’s Day. No registration required. All ages welcome.
Saturday, Feb. 28, 2-3 p.m.,
Sunday, March 1, 2-3 p.m. ,
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with professional storyteller, Denise Gard and her border collie, Sienna, as they act out several Dr. Seuss Tales. Since it is also Sienna’s birthday it should be quite a party! No registration required. Ages: 2-11
ABC Draw With Me
Saturday, April 11, 2-3 p.m.,
Sunday, April 19, 2-3 p.m.,
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 4 Colorado Book Giveaway
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.
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Looking for the Story Time schedule?
Totally Terrific Tales
Saturdays, 2-3 p.m., Irving Street
Jan. 10, Feb. 21, March 21, April 18
Mondays, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13
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
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.
Jan. 24, Feb. 14, March 28, April 25
Register by calling 303-658-2306
READ Dog Sessions @ College Hill
Tuesdays, 6-7:15 p.m.
Dec. 2, 9, 16 - Jan. 13, 20 - Feb. 3, 10, 17 - March 3, 10, 17 - April 7, 14, 21
Wednesdays, 6-7:15 p.m.
Dec. 10 - Jan. 14, 21 - Feb. 4, 11, 18 - March 4, 11, 18 - April 8, 15, 22
Saturdays, 2-3:15 p.m.
Dec. 13 - Feb. 21 - March 21 - April 4
Register by calling 303-658-2606
Pen & 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. Saturdays, 2-3 pm, Room L107, College Hill.
Upcoming club dates: Nov. 29, Jan. 24, March 7
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.
Please note: Homework Center takes a break Nov. 24-26.
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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