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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,

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! ... 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 - 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 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 16 Wednesday, 12:00pm

Asians in Colorado: A History of Persecution and Perseverance in the Centennial State

Location: Other - See Description

Type: Community Event

The Frisco Historic Park & Museum is happy to bring back the annual Summer Lunchtime Lecture Series featuring nine speakers with new topics. We are excited to be partnering with th... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 16 Wednesday, 5:00pm

Home Composting 101 Presentation

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Guest Speaker

Are you interested in learning more about composting in your own home? Come for our presentation led by Julia Park, a CU-Boulder Sustainable Food Systems student, as she helps to p... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 17 Thursday, 5:00pm

Thursday Night Adult Lecture Series: Tails and Tales

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 17 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. June 2021 they will meet the 3red Thursday of the month. It is... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 19 Saturday, 10:00am

Summit Lost Pet Rescue Presents: How We Rescue Pets!

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne

Type: Community Event, Special Event

Listen to this amazing volunteer organization, Summit Lost Pet Rescue, as they demonstrate the tools, technology and techniques used in rescuing pets that find themselves lost in S... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Family
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 23 Wednesday, 12:00pm

Finding Gold in Colorado by Kevin Singel

Location: Other - See Description

Type: Community Event

The Frisco Historic Park & Museum is happy to bring back the annual Summer Lunchtime Lecture Series featuring nine speakers with new topics. This year, we are excited to be partner... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 24 Thursday, 7:00pm

Volunteers Needed: Book Sale Set up at North Branch in Silverthorne

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne

Type: Board/Friends/Foundation

Our Friends of the Library would love your help setting up for our huge book sale! All money raised goes toward library materials and programs. Please sign up using the link below... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
Jun 25 Friday, 10:00am

Used Book Sales by the Friends of the Summit County Library

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne

Type: Board/Friends/Foundation, Special Event

The Friends of the Library can once again host their used book sales! This summer they will take place in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne. There ar... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    All Ages
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 26 Saturday, 10:00am

Used Book Sales by the Friends of the Summit County Library

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne

Type: Board/Friends/Foundation, Special Event

The Friends of the Library can once again host their used book sales! This summer they will take place in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne. There ar... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    All Ages
Jun 26 Saturday, 5:00pm

Volunteers Needed: Book Sale Clean Up at North Branch

Location: North Branch - Silverthorne

Type: Board/Friends/Foundation

We are looking for volunteers with strong backs to pack up the boxes after the book sale is finished! Use the link below to sign up.... 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
Jun 30 Wednesday, 12:00pm

Prayer Trees of Colorado by Author John Anderson

Location: Other - See Description

Type: Community Event

The Frisco Historic Park & Museum is happy to bring back the annual Summer Lunchtime Lecture Series featuring nine speakers with new topics. We are excited to be partnering with th... 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 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,

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, 5:00pm

Thursday Night Adult Lecture Series: Tails and Tales

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 14 Wednesday, 5:00pm

Food Preservation for Beginners: Adult Workshop

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Workshop

Learn how to preserve food in our in-person food preservation workshop. We will begin with a presentation and participants will have a chance to practice. Methods include: Canning,... View Event

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

Thursday Night Adult Lecture Series: Tails and Tales

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 22 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. June 2021 they will meet the 3red Thursday of the month. It is... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Adults
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 25 Sunday, 10:30am

Breck Music: Storytime & Steel Betty: Tales and Tails

Location: Other - See Description

Type: Community Event, Storytime

This interactive program brings families on a musical tour of the storybook imagery and tall tales that have influenced America’s diverse folk music. Typically passed from genera... View Event

  • Ages:
  •    Preschool
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 Adult Lecture Series: Tails and Tales

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 31 Saturday, 8:00am

League for Animals and People of the Summit (L.A.P.S) Canine 4K

Location: Other - See Description

Type: Community Event

As you know it has been a summer filled with Tails and Tales! For our final Optional event, we invite you to support LAPS by participating in their yearly Canine 4K Fundraiser on t... View Event

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

Thursday Night Adult Lecture Series: Tails and Tales

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 18 Wednesday, 5:00pm

Seed Saving Presentation

Location: South Branch - Breckenridge

Type: Guest Speaker

Seed Saving is an important process in the preservation of food culture. Heirloom crops wouldn't exist without this historic process. Come join us and learn about the history of se... 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