Summer Reading Club Continues
JCPL's Summer Reading Club, sponsored by the Jefferson County Library Foundation, runs through July 31. Kids, teens and adults can sign up online at jeffcolibrary.org/summerreading or at any JCPL location throughout the summer.
Miniature pigs, critters of the night, genies and even Pete the Cat will be part of the Kids’ Summer Reading Club, "Dream Big: Read." Many of the programs will require tickets; check out the full schedule for details at jeffcolibrary.org/summerreading. In addition to the chance to win a Kindle Fire, kids who read for at least eight hours are eligible to receive a free book on Book Award Day, or any day in August.
Teens can "Own the Night" this summer by learning about crime solving forensic work, hunting monsters, becoming a comedian and more. In addition to qualifying to win a Kindle Fire, teens who read for at least eight hours can receive a free book on Book Award Day, or any day in August. Not only that, but teens who read 16 hours can enter a drawing to win a spot at Games Night, a special after-hours library party.
Summer Reading Club isn’t just for the kids. Adults are encouraged to discover what’s "Between the Covers" this summer. Anyone who reads for eight hours will be entered to win an iPad 3.
Summer Reading Club is sponsored by the Jefferson County Library Foundation, the Friends of the Jefferson County Public Library, and the Kinder Morgan Foundation. Prizes are being offered compliments of the following local sponsors: Brown & Tedstrom, Inc., EduCyber, Larkin & Associates, LLC and the Wheat Ridge Optimist Club.
Saturday at the Movies 1:30 p.m. June 16
Journey to the Center of the Earth (PG) Tickets are required and available one week in advance.
Fuzzy Friends Sleepover 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 19
Come to a special storytime with your favorite fuzzy friend, then leave them overnight with the librarians to find out what they get up to during the night. We’ll have a picture for you in the morning! This program is for ages 3-6 years. Registration is required.
Van Gogh’s Starry Nights 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 27
Hey, all you artists! You can be just like Vincent Van Gogh in this hands-on workshop. Use oil pastels and watercolors to create your own starry nights masterpiece. For ages 6 and up. Tickets required.
The Outrageous Times of Molly Brown 6 p.m. Monday, June 18
Hear all about Molly Brown from Molly herself. From her early life in Missouri, to her time in Leadville, to her glory days in Denver and the sinking of the Titanic.
Call 303-235-5275 to register.
- Computer Basics 10:15 a.m.-12:15 a.m. Friday, June 29
- Word Basics 10:15 a.m.-12:15 a.m. Friday, June 22
- Internet Basics 10:15 a.m.-12:15 a.m. Thursday, June 21
Bonfils Blood Drive
The Bonfils Bloodmobile will be available in the library’s parking lot from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, June 22. Call 303.363.2300 or register online at bonfils.org.
Teen Time: Gaming 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 26
Teens 12-18 are invited to play classic games like chess, checkers and backgammon, and some challenging newer games! Have a favorite game? Bring it along to share!
Night Animals 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 27
Wondering what that strange sound is in the deep, dark night? Learn more about nocturnal animals with the Denver Zoo – plus, you’ll be able to see and touch some real critters of the night. Space is limited to 30 people; please arrive early.