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WPL Puppet Theatre
Sunday, Feb. 14, 2:30-3 p.m., Irving Street
Will You Be My Valentine? Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Irving Street Puppet Theatre. Enjoy sweet valentine plays and afterwards, try your hand at puppeteering. No registration required. All Ages.
Kids and Family Art Sundays
Kick-Off Event: Sunday, Feb. 21, 2-3:30 p.m., Irving Street
Art Sundays continue: March 20, April 17, May 15 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Join Westminster City Council for an exciting Art Sunday Kick-off event. Westminster Public Library has partnered with South Westminster Arts Group (SWAG) to offer art activities for all children and their families on the 3rd Sunday of every month. There is no fee or registration required.
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Create a Dr. Seuss craft with Mary Hernandez
Saturday, Feb 27, 2-3 p.m. Irving Street
Call to register 303-658-2306 beginning Feb. 6. Ages:4+. Celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday from Feb. 24-March 2 at both of our libraries with fun activity sheets and a drawing for free books. All Ages.
Miss Abbie the Clown
Saturday, March 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m., College Hill
Watch as Abbie turns from an ordinary person into a clown in a funny, entertaining style. Once transformed, Miss Abbie will keep kids laughing and amazed with magic and clowning gags. A great program for all, and a transforming experience for a child who may be afraid of clowns. All Ages.
Create It @ Your Library: Squishy Circuits
Saturday, March 12, 2-3:30 p.m., College Hill
What do you get when you mix kids, conducting/insulating play dough, a battery pack and LED lights? A whole lot of fun and the chance to learn about and build electrical circuits. Registration begins Feb 1.
Stories on the Trail
Saturday, April 2, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Colllege Hill
Let your imagination run wild as you explore Mother Nature! Join us for a story walk around the College Hill Trail Loop. Dress appropriately for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
No registration required. All ages
One Book 4 Colorado Book Giveaway
April 11-25, College Hill and Irving Street
One Book 4 Colorado is a statewide effort to give every four-year-old in Colorado a free book. Please stop by either the Irving Street Library or the College Hill Library and pick up a free book for your four-year-old while supplies last. Age: 4 year olds
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Drop-off your stuffed animal: Friday, April 15 before 5 p.m.
Pick up your stuffed animal: Saturday, April 16, 2 p.m., College Hill
What happens in the library after everyone goes home? We will share our secret library world with your favorite stuffed animal at our first ever stuffed animal sleepover! Drop off and register your stuffed friend in the Children's Room before 5 p.m. on April 15. They will spend Friday night at the College Hill Library reading books, playing games and staying up very late! Join us Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. to pick up your friend. Enjoy a yummy treat while seeing pictures of your stuffed animal’s shenanigans the night before!
Saturday, April 23, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Irving Street
Saturday, April 30, 2:30-3:30 p.m., College Hill
Be careful what you wish for because you might just get it! In this adaptation of two classic folk tales, "The Three Wishes" and "The Fisherman & His Wife", Leroy finds himself stuck with sausages. Then he finds himself stuck to sausages. If you’ve ever squished a spider, then this show is for you. All Ages.
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Monday, Feb. 8, March 7, April 4
4-5 p.m., College Hill
Pen and Pencil is turning BAD! If you like Books, Art, or Drama, join this three month club! Age: 6-11
February 8: Read/Discuss a BOOK –Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark.
March 7: ART production about that book
April 4: DRAMA production of the book.
Totally Terrific Tales
Saturday, March 19, May 14
2-3 p.m. Irving Street
Monday, Feb. 8, March 14, April 11
4-5 p.m. College Hill
A perfect program for 6-8 year olds who miss story time. Read one or two longer stories with a themed crafts.
Monday, March 21, May 16
4-5 p.m., College Hill
Join us for this fun, exciting older kid’s program. Projects, acting, cooking…great for children 9-11.
Saturday, Feb 20 & April 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Irving Street Library
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:
Saturday, 2-3:15 p.m.: Feb. 13, March 26, April 30
Register by calling 303-658-2306
READ Dog Sessions @ College Hill
Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m.: Feb. 9,16 March 8, 15 - April 12, 19
Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m.: Feb. 10, 17 - March 9, 16 -April 13, 20
Saturday, 2-3:15 p.m.: Feb. 13, March 12, April 9
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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