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Getting Wild at the Library
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2-3 p.m., Irving Street
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2-3 p.m., College Hill

Get wild about reading! Listen to a nature story or two and learn what types of cool things you can run into and find at Standley Lake. Explore dino bones, scat tracks, birds and other wild things that make up Standley Lake. Nature and Literacy…what could be more awesome? Call 303-658-2606 to register for College Hill or 303-658-2306 to register for Irving Street. Age: 6-11

Puppet Theater
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2:30-3:00 p.m., Irving Street
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.

cat in the hatSaturday, Feb. 28, 2-3 p.m., Irving Street
Sunday, March 1, 2-3 p.m. , College Hill

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., 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.

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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

Tween Times!
Saturday, March 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Irving Street
Mondays, Feb. 23 and 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

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.
Jan. 13, 20 - Feb. 3, 10, 17 - March 3, 10, 17 - April 7, 14, 21
Wednesdays, 6-7:15 p.m.
Jan. 14, 21 - Feb. 4, 11, 18 - March 4, 11, 18 - April 8, 15, 22
Saturdays, 2-3:15 p.m.
Feb. 21 - March 21 - April 4
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. Saturdays, 2-3 pm, Room L107, College Hill.

Upcoming club dates: 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 Dec. 22-Jan. 7.

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: 12/14