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FEATURED PROGRAMS

Tween Times!
Monday, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
Sept. 9, Oct. 17, Nov. 14

Join us for this fun, exciting older kid’s program. Projects, acting, cooking…great for children 9-11. Registration required. Register online for these programs.

BAD Club
Monday, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
If you like Books, Art, or Drama, join this three month club! Registration required. Age: 6-11. Register online for these programs.
Sept. 12: Read/Discuss a BOOK –“Encyclopedia Brown” - Your Choice
Oct. 3: ART production about that book
Nov. 7: DRAMA production of the book

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m., Irving Street
What happens in the library after everyone goes home? We will share our secret library world with your favorite stuffed animal. They will spend Friday night at the Irving Street Library reading books, playing games and staying up very late! Drop off stuffed animals between Sept 11-15. Pick up your friend Saturday, then enjoy story time, treats and a craft. No registration required.

The Big Bubble Bonanza
Saturday, September 24, 2:30-3:30 pm, College Hill
Join world class clown, Jim Jackson, as he creates a fantastic bubble circus. Includes magic, juggling, balancing and comedy. Free tickets are available to pick up beginning Sept. 6. All ages.

Kids and Family Art Sunday
Sunday, 2-3:30 p.m., Irving Street
Sept. 18, Oct.16, Nov. 20, Dec. 18

South Westminster Arts Group (SWAG) offers art activities for children and their families. No registration required.

Totally Terrific Tales
Monday, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28

A perfect program for 6-8 year olds who miss story time. Read one or two longer stories with a themed crafts. Registration required. Register online for these programs.

Working Model Train Show
Saturday, Oct. 22, 1-4 p.m., College Hill
Sunday, Oct. 23, 1-3 p.m., College Hill

Have fun looking at several operating model trains from Youth in Model Railroading. Learn railroad crossing safety and enjoy train songs and stories by Smoky Roundhouse. Drop in at any time throughout the day. Sponsored by the Junior Friends of the Westminster Public Library. No registration required. All ages.

Halloween at Hogwarts
Saturday, Nov. 5, 1-4 p.m., College Hill
We are pleased to invite all muggles and wizards to celebrate Halloween at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry - or more commonly known as Westminster Public Library! Festivities includes crafts, games, and food. Future students are strongly encouraged to come in school uniform. All ages. Register online or register by phone at 303-658-2603.

WPL Puppet Theatre
Saturday, Nov. 12, 2:30-3 p.m., Irving Street
The Irving Street Puppet Theatre presents stories about sharing and caring. Afterwards, try your hand at puppeteering. No registration required. All Ages.

Tri-Wizard Yule Ball
Saturday, Dec. 3, 1-4 p.m., Irving Street
We are pleased to invite all muggles and wizards to celebrate Yule at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry - or more commonly known as Westminster Public Library! Festivities includes crafts, games, and food. Future students are strongly encouraged to come in school uniform. All ages. Register online or register by phone at 303-658-2603.

Holiday Market
Saturday, Dec. 10, 1-3 p.m., Irving Street
Get ready for the holidays at the Irving Street Library! Create cards, ornaments, food items, and many more holiday crafts with your entire family. This program is for all ages. Projects for experts to newbie crafters will be available to you to create and take. No registration required. All ages.

Make It - Take It Mondays
Monday, Dec. 12, 3-5 p.m., College Hill
Drop-in craft time at College Hill for those wanting to make something for themselves or a present to give during the holiday season. No registration required. All ages.

Read Dog Scarletand FriendsREAD 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: 5-11 years.


READ Dog Sessions @ Irving Street:

Register by calling 303-658-2306.
Saturday, 2-3:15 pm: Sept. 10 - Oct. 1, 29 - Nov. 12

READ Dog Sessions @ College Hill
Register by calling 303-658-2606
Tuesday, 6-7:15 pm:
Sept. 13, 20 - Oct. 11, 18 - Nov. 8, 17 - Dec. 6
Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm: Sept. 14, 21 - Oct. 12, 19 - Nov. 9, 16 - Dec. 7, 14
Saturdays, 2-3:15 pm: Sept. 17, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 3

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.

Updated: 9/16

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