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Tattered Tales Storytime

Enjoy a half-hour of stories, activities, and snacks.

The Fourth Trimester Book Event

Hear Kimberly Johnson speak about and sign her new book, The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality.

Sensory Storytime

Guest reader Ruthie Austin will lead a gentle storytime for toddlers and children with special needs. Treats for kids and coffee specials for parents are available.

Girls Who Code

Be mentored by women in STEM careers and learn coding, teamwork, and leadership skills. Girls in grades 6-12. Reservations required.

Around the World Bilingual Fun

Enjoy a storytime celebrating languages and cultures around the world, through stories and music, which focuses on a different language each month. Pick up a free ticket at the children's desk beginning 30 minutes before the program.


Read 2-4 children’s books with a dinosaur theme and do a 15-minute craft or activity. Ages 2-5.

Winter Tales

Cozy up by a warm fire for storytime with a few good books. Registration required.

Big Machines Book Event

Hear John Rocco and Sherri Rinker speak about and sign their new children's book, "Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton".

Aurora Public Library Events

Participate in a wide variety of free classes and activities including storytimes, computer training, and music. Various Aurora Public Library locations.

Children’s Authors Event

Join in an evening with three children's book authors: Tara Dairman, author of The Great Hibernation; Jeannie Mobley, Bobby Lee Claremont and the Criminal Element; and Melanie Crowder, author of Three Pennies.

The Write Hour

Experiment with different storytelling forms. Learn about the parts of a story, put together a collection of poems that tell a story, and write letters. Presented by Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Ages 8-11. Get a ticket at the children’s desk 30 minutes before the program.

Children’s Festival of Stories

Meet more than 30 authors and illustrators of board books, picture books, chapter books, and middle grade novels who will be sharing readings, storytimes, illustration demonstrations, and offering book signings.

Early Literacy Day

Drop in and play, sing, read, write, and talk at activity stations throughout the library. Families with young children enjoy interactive early literacy activities and take home crafts and great prizes as well as new ideas for family fun. Age 7 and under.

Tea Reads 2017

Spend an afternoon sipping tea and eating cookies while publishing reps tell all about their most exciting winter reading titles. Find out what to read and what to give this holiday season.


Enjoy the outdoors while reading laminated page from children’s books permanently installed along an outdoor path. Visitors will be directed to the next page in the story as they walk, and participate in learning activities.

Flex Mom Book Talk and Signing

Join author Sara Blanchard as she talks about her book, Flex Mom, for mothers who want to address the sometimes toxic dichotomy of motherhood, and carve out their own path of happiness: balancing raising the children and pursuing their own passions.

Nutcracker Storytime

Enjoy a mini performance of The Nutcracker with narration and ballet dancers from the pre-professional youth ballet company. All ages.

Evening of Story

Celebrate children's literature, those who create the books we love, and those who get them into the hands of children. The evening will include readings, book signings, a musical performance, raffle drawings, a festival preview, and discounted purchases for all attendees. Registration required. Adults only.

Denver Public Library Programs

Visit the library for a variety of experiences for children. Events include: baby storytime, bilingual storytime, yoga, and Minecraft Adventure. Various Denver Public Library locations.

Storytime/Tinker Time

Join storytime followed by Tinker Time. Walk over to Tinker Art Studio for a special art exploration class with different art stations. All ages. Reservations required for child only. Sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation.

ASL Story Time

First Wed. 6:30-7pm. Join in the Children's Area for an American Sign Language (ASL) Storytime designed for all ages. Age 3 and under, must be accompanied by adult.

Flex Mom Book Talk and Signing

Join author Sara Blanchard as she talks about her book, Flex Mom, for mothers who want to address the sometimes toxic dichotomy of motherhood, and carve out their own path of happiness: balancing raising the children and pursuing their own passions.

Storybooks on Stage

See professional actors perform children’s literature geared toward preschool and elementary school-aged kids. The show will feature stories and songs designed to entertain both children and their parents alike.

Spanish Storytime: Cuenta Cuentos en Español

Venga con su familia a compartir cuentos bilingües, rimas y arte. Niños menores de 4 años deben estar acompañados por un adulto. Todos son bienvenidos. Come join in for family fun sharing stories, rhymes and a craft. Children under 4 must be accompanied by an adult.

Get Active Story Time

Enjoy stretching, dancing, short books, finger plays, rhymes, and songs. For active walkers and toddler through age 3. Older and younger siblings welcome.

Booksigning with Dav Pilkey, Author of Captain Underpants books

2pm festivities, 3pm presentation. Meet the author of the Captain Underpants and Dog Man series during an event to celebrate his latest book, Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties and the 20th anniversary of Captain Underpants. There will be photo opportunities, activities and giveaways. the first 650 people to purchase books with tickets to…

Cat’s Hat Reading Program

Read three books, write down the titles, and place your tally sheet in the Cat's Hat on the desk in the children's library. Enter as many times as you like. Entries will be chosen at random after the program ends to receive a prize. Age 12 and under.

Early Literacy Event

Engage in fun, educational activities while developing imperative early literacy skills. Parents learn many simple, at-home activities that focus on developing language, math, science, motor, problem solving, and social skills. Enjoy drop-in interactive stations, take-home crafts, and prizes. For families with children age 7 and under. RSVP required.

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