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May 01 Saturday,

May 1 - 28: Junior Take-and-Make Craft: Wood Cookie Tic-Tac-Toe

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Crafts and Hobbies

Make your own game for at home or travel with this month’s take home kit! This kit will have the supplies to turn a wood cookie slice into a game of tic-tac-toe with pebbles! Mea... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
May 01 Saturday,

May 1 - 28 : Tinker Tots Preschooler Take Home Kits

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Crafts and Hobbies, STEAM

Tinker Tots is a new STEAM program for you and your little ones. Each month you will be able to reserve a take home kit from your library branch exploring something new. In the kit... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Preschool
May 01 Saturday,

May 1 - 28 Take and Make Craft for Adults: Upcycled Book Flower Press

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Crafts and Hobbies

It might be a little early for flower collecting in the Rockies, but get excited for summer with this month’s take and make. We are turning recycled books into homemade flower pr... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
May 01 Saturday,

May 1 - 28: Teen Take and Make - Sock Donuts

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Crafts and Hobbies

Make a plush donut out of a sock, pillow stuffing, and felt! Great as a stress ball, dog toy, pin cushion, or to just look cute on your desk. Email your local branch to request you... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Teens
May 13 Thursday, 9:30am

Recycling and Composting at Your Business

Location: Virtual

Type: Community Event, Workshop

What are the recycling and composting options for businesses in Summit County? What are the benefits? And what are the best practices if you’re just getting started? Discover ans... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
May 18 Tuesday, 5:30pm

Recycling Drop-off 101: Zero Waste Ambassador Training

Location: Virtual

Type: Community Event, Workshop

Summit County Library and HC3 invite you to Zero Waste Training on Tuesday, May 18th from 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm. Learn what’s accepted at Summit County’s three drop-off Recycling Ce... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
May 25 Tuesday, 10:30am

Map Exploration with Summit Historical Society

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Special Event

Do you love looking at old maps? Celebrate Map Month with Summit Historical Society. A staff member will be available to show and tell 1866 and 1867 maps of Colorado, Summit County... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    All Ages
May 26 Wednesday, 10:30am

Map Exploration with Summit Historical Society

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Special Event

Do you love looking at old maps? Celebrate Map Month with Summit Historical Society. A staff member will be available to show and tell 1866 and 1867 maps of Colorado, Summit County... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    All Ages
May 26 Wednesday, 5:00pm

South Branch Library Plant Swap

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Crafts and Hobbies

The Summit County Seed Library is starting back up at the South Branch Library in Breckenridge and we are welcoming plant lovers from near and far to come celebrate! The goal of th... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
May 27 Thursday, 10:30am

Map Exploration with Summit Historical Society

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Special Event

Do you love looking at old maps? Celebrate Map Month with Summit Historical Society. A staff member will be available to show and tell 1866 and 1867 maps of Colorado, Summit County... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    All Ages
May 27 Thursday, 5:00pm

Library Board Meeting

Location: Virtual

Type: Board/Friends/Foundation

The Library Board meets at 5pm, the 4th Thursday of the month, to discuss the policies and management of the library. April 2021 they will meet the 5th Thursday of the month. It is... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
May 31 Monday,

All libraries CLOSED for Memorial Day

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Library Closings

All three library locations will be closed on Monday, May 31 for Memorial Day.... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    All Ages
Jun 01 Tuesday,

June 1-30: Drop-in Activity for Teens: Fantastic Beasts Scavenger Hunt

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Special Event

We invite 6-12th graders to join at the North Branch in Silverthorne or South Branch in Breckenridge all month for a library scavenger hunt! Find 10 Fantastic Beasts movie characte... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Teens
Jun 01 Tuesday,

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Continues

Location: Virtual

Type: Community Event, Other

The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes, you can repeat bo... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Preschool
Jun 01 Tuesday,

June 1 - 30: Teen Tails and Tales Haiku Contest

Location: Virtual

Type: Virtual

Submit a haiku about an animal, or written from the perspective of an animal, for a chance to win a prize! Entries accepted June 1-30. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be annou... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Teens
Jun 01 Tuesday,

June 1 - 30: Take and Make for Teens: Animal Shrinky Dinks

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Crafts and Hobbies

Celebrate the kickoff of our 2021 Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program with this adorable animal craft! Email your local branch to reserve your craft kit.... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Teens
Jun 01 Tuesday,

June 1 - August 1: Pets Caught Reading Photo Contest

Location: Virtual

Type: Community Event, Other, Virtual

Our Summer Reading theme this summer is Tails and Tales! Do you have a cute pet who likes books? Snap a picture and send it to us at summitcountylibraries@gmail.com! We will post ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    All Ages
Jun 07 Monday,

Summer Reading 2021 for all ages starts!

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge, Virtual

Type: Community Event, Special Event

Pre-Registration begins June 1. Use the Beanstack website or download Beanstack Tracker mobile app (Google Play or iTunes/App Store). New users: Parents can sign up for the whole f... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
  •     Teens
  •     Adults
  •     All Ages
Jun 07 Monday,

Adult Summer Reading Program starts!

Location:

Type: Special Event

We invite all adults to join in the Summit County Library Adult Summer Reading Program! Why should kids have all the fun? Adults can read books, write reviews, complete activities ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 07 Monday,

2021 Summer Reading Kickoff: Magic with ANN LINCOLN!

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Special Event

We are continuing an amazing summer of story-themed programs with a Summit County favorite - Ann Lincoln! Your kids will be amazed by Ann's incredible magic tricks, comedy, and jug... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
  •     Family
Jun 08 Tuesday, 10:30am

Little Zoologists: Summer Storytime

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Storytime

Join your local branch Tuesdays during Summer Reading for a hands-on, outdoor Pre-K program! Please wear your masks, distance yourself from other families, and feel free to bring a... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Preschool
Jun 08 Tuesday, 11:30am

Read to a Dog - South Branch Library

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Special Event

Do your kids love dogs? Children are invited to practice their reading skills with our gentle therapy dogs. This is a no-judgement zone! Call 970-453-3544 to register for a 15 rea... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
Jun 08 Tuesday, 11:30am

Read to a Dog - North Branch Library

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne

Type: Special Event

Patrons are invited to sign up at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne circulation desk for a 15 minute time slot for their child (or 2 to 3 children) to practice their reading... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
Jun 09 Wednesday, 10:00am

Little Readers - Baby Storytime at the North Branch Library

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne

Type: Storytime

Little Readers storytime is on Wednesday mornings! The suggested age range for Little Readers is infant through 2 and a 1/2 years of age. We will have fun books along with songs, ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Preschool
Jun 09 Wednesday, 10:30am

Junior Summer Reading Programs

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: STEAM

The theme for Summer Reading Program is Tails and Tales! We invite 1st-5th grade to join your local branch every Wednesday during Summer Reading for STEAM animal activities outside... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
Jun 09 Wednesday, 11:30am

Read to a Dog - South Branch Library

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Special Event

Do your kids love dogs? Children are invited to practice their reading skills with our gentle therapy dogs. This is a no-judgement zone! Call 970-453-3544 to register for a 15 rea... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
Jun 09 Wednesday, 11:30am

Read to a Dog - North Branch Library

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne

Type: Special Event

Patrons are invited to sign up at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne circulation desk for a 15 minute time slot for their child (or 2 to 3 children) to practice their reading... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
Jun 11 Friday, 6:00pm

Music on the Deck with the Brass Quintet

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Music, Special Event

We are excited to kickoff our Summer Reading with some music on the deck with local band 'The Brass Quintet'! Join us on the outside reading deck at the South Branch Library. Weath... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
  •     All Ages
Jun 12 Saturday, 8:00am

Saturday Morning Programs for Adults

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge, Other - See Description

Type: Community Event, Crafts and Hobbies, Special Event

The theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we have some great animal themed programs for adults 18+! Join on Saturday mornings on the South Branch Reading deck. Registration is r... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 14 Monday,

2021 Summer Reading Program: "Working Dogs" with the Summit County Animal Shelter

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Special Event

The theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we bet you love dogs! But did you know that that many dogs have jobs just like humans? Join us to learn all about working dogs and see ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
  •     Family
Jun 17 Thursday, 5:00pm

Thursday Night Lecture Series

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Guest Speaker

Our theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we invite you to join us for a series of fascinating lectures focused on a range of animal topics. No registration is required. Events ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 21 Monday,

2021 Summer Reading Program: Downtown Aquarium Denver – Sensational Sharks

Location: Virtual

Type: Special Event, Virtual

Shark! Have we got your attention? This live virtual class features sharks, sharks and more sharks. There are over 500 species, after all! We will discuss the special features an... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
  •     Family
Jun 24 Thursday, 5:00pm

Library Board Meeting

Location: Virtual

Type: Board/Friends/Foundation

The Library Board meets at 5pm, the 4th Thursday of the month, to discuss the policies and management of the library. April 2021 they will meet the 5th Thursday of the month. It is... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 26 Saturday, 10:00am

Saturday Morning Programs for Adults

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge, Other - See Description

Type: Community Event, Crafts and Hobbies, Special Event

The theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we have some great animal themed programs for adults 18+! Join on Saturday mornings on the South Branch Reading deck. Registration is r... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 28 Monday,

2021 Summer Reading Program: Our Big Backyard with Friends of the Dillon Ranger District

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Guest Speaker, Special Event

Explore some of the animals that make their home in the forest around Summit County! We will examine animal furs, tracks, and scats, while learning about some cool adaptations that... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
  •     Family
Jun 29 Tuesday, 5:30pm

Community Yoga with Building Hope

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Health and Wellness

Yoga helps clear the mind, offers calm and healing, and helps unite communities. Join Leslie Glenn for a yoga class designed to create an open, safe place for those who want to str... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jul 01 Thursday,

July 1 - 31: Teen Take and Make: Melted Crayon Bear Wall Art

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Crafts and Hobbies

Get crafty with our 2021 Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program with this adorable animal craft! ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Teens
Jul 01 Thursday,

July 1 - 31: Teen July drop-in activity: Choose Your Own Adventure

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Special Event

Have you ever read a Choose Your Own Adventure book? All month long in July, teens 6-12th grade can stop by the North Branch in Silverthorne or South Branch in Breckenridge to part... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Teens
Jul 01 Thursday,

July 1 - 31: Teen Art + Photography Contest

Location: Virtual

Type: Crafts and Hobbies, Special Event, Virtual

Calling all teens ages 13-18! Participate in our Art and Photography contest by submitting your own unique work of art. Entries accepted July 1-31. One entry per teen. All works wi... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Teens
Jul 01 Thursday, 5:00pm

Thursday Night Lecture Series

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Guest Speaker

Our theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we invite you to join us for a series of fascinating lectures focused on a range of animal topics. No registration is required. Events ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jul 06 Tuesday,

2021 Summer Reading Program: Yoga with Dari

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Health and Wellness, Special Event

Dari will also lead you through some yoga poses to get in touch with your own “inner animal”. We will be outside, so please bring a yoga matt if you have one. Don't forget to l... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Preschool
  •     Junior
  •     Family
Jul 10 Saturday, 10:00am

Saturday Morning Programs for Adults

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge, Other - See Description

Type: Community Event, Crafts and Hobbies, Special Event

The theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we have some great animal themed programs for adults 18+! Join on Saturday mornings on the South Branch Reading deck. Registration is r... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jul 12 Monday,

2021 Summer Reading Program: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – Virtual ZOOMobile

Location: Virtual

Type: Special Event, Virtual

Bringing the zoo to you! Meet animal ambassadors from around the world. Become a champion for wildlife and wild places. Chat live with a zookeeper. This virtual program will be... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
  •     Family
Jul 13 Tuesday,

2021 Summer Reading Program: National Repertory Orchestra for Kids

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Music, Special Event

Summer Reading Program continues with performances by the National Repertory Orchestra just for kids! The National Repertory Orchestra is a summer symphony orchestra and academy th... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
  •     Family
Jul 14 Wednesday, 5:30am

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

Location: Virtual

Type: Board/Friends/Foundation

The Friends of the Library meet the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm via Zoom. We discuss fundraising events, programs and various opportunities to support our library. Ev... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jul 15 Thursday, 5:00pm

Thursday Night Lecture Series

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Guest Speaker

Our theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we invite you to join us for a series of fascinating lectures focused on a range of animal topics. No registration is required. Events ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jul 20 Tuesday, 10:30am

Little Zoologists: Summer Storytime

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Storytime

Join your local branch Tuesdays during Summer Reading for a hands-on, outdoor Pre-K program! Please wear your masks, distance yourself from other families, and feel free to bring a... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Preschool
Jul 24 Saturday, 10:00am

Saturday Morning Programs for Adults

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge, Other - See Description

Type: Community Event, Crafts and Hobbies, Special Event

The theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we have some great animal themed programs for adults 18+! Join on Saturday mornings on the South Branch Reading deck. Registration is r... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jul 26 Monday,

2021 Summer Reading Program Finale: Nature's Educators

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Special Event

Colorado is a special place that has its own pride and identity. From the high forests of the Rocky Mountains to the open expanses of the Great Plains - it's our beautiful home tha... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Junior
  •     Family
Jul 27 Tuesday, 10:30am

Little Zoologists: Summer Storytime

Location: Main Library - Frisco, North Branch - Silverthorne, South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Storytime

Join your local branch Tuesdays during Summer Reading for a hands-on, outdoor Pre-K program! Please wear your masks, distance yourself from other families, and feel free to bring a... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Preschool
Jul 29 Thursday, 5:00pm

Thursday Night Lecture Series

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Guest Speaker

Our theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we invite you to join us for a series of fascinating lectures focused on a range of animal topics. No registration is required. Events ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Aug 05 Thursday, 5:00pm

Thursday Night Lecture Series

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Guest Speaker

Our theme this summer is Tails and Tales and we invite you to join us for a series of fascinating lectures focused on a range of animal topics. No registration is required. Events ... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Aug 15 Sunday,

Adult Summer Reading Program Ends

Location: Virtual

Type: Other

We hope you had fun this summer on our first virtual summer reading program through Beanstack! We enourage all adults get all their books, activities or programs logged by today to... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Aug 31 Tuesday, 5:30pm

Community Yoga with Building Hope

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Community Event, Health and Wellness

Yoga helps clear the mind, offers calm and healing, and helps unite communities. Join Leslie Glenn for a yoga class designed to create an open, safe place for those who want to str... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults