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Join us on Earth Day for a fun evening of crafting using old recycled books – you’ll leave with your own tiny succulent planter. We will provide the supplies for this fun adults-only program. Just call the library at 970-453-3544 or email [email protected] to reserve yourself a spot; but don’t wait, we only have 10 spots for this craft party! A waiver will be required for this program so stop by the library to fill one out.
If you have fines on your account from late fees, now is your chance to start with a clean slate! All donations benefit the FIRC. This is only valid for fines from late fees, not for lost items.
Three times a year, the Friends of the Library host an enormous used book sale in the Buffalo Mountain and Mt. Royal Rooms at the County Commons building in Frisco. There are great deals on all kinds of items! On Friday prices are: Hardcover books - $3.00, Paperback books - $2.00, CD books - $3.00 DVDs - $2.00, Children's and Teens' books - $1.00. On Saturday everything is half price, and from 3:00 to 5:00 a bag of items is $3.00, and 2 bags for $5.00.
Middle and high school students were invited to pick up their goodie bag for the Missing Ending Book Club starting November 9th! If they read the book to the stapled shut pages (the missing ending), they can attend the meeting on December 7 at 4pm to guess how the book ends. The best guest will win a prize! There will be games and snacks so don't miss it.
The iPhone is not just for making phone calls! Come learn some shortcuts and tips, from the basics to the newest features and helpful apps. Bring your phone with you to practice. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
We invite teens 6th-12th grade to make a space terrarium! Come pick your vessel, plants, and decorations for a unique terrarium that you get to take home!
This kick-off event for the Children's Summer Reading Program will be loads of fun! The Main Library in Frisco will have all the supplies for your child to start a summer full of reading and there will be a special performance by Ann Lincoln.
Come by the South Branch Library in Breckenridge for the last storytime in May! They'll be taking a break to get ready for Summer Reading Program. Don't miss this super fun storytime featuring children's performer, Mr. Kneel.
We hope you had fun at the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our 'Libraries Rock' summer reading program! Join us today for our final celebration party!
The Friends of the Library meet the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Buffalo Mountain Room at the County Commons building in Frisco except for April, August, and December. We discuss fundraising events, programs and various opportunities to support our library. Everyone is welcome!
Children ages 4-7 are invited to Space Cadets, North Branch Library's Summer Reading Program for kids! Join us in the Blue River Room all summer on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for space-themed programs as we celebrate our summer theme, "A Universe of Stories." Children will enjoy stories and a craft activity. This program is also a welcome space for those learning to speak English and for children of all abilities.
Join the Main Library all summer long in Frisco for their 'Libraries Rock' summer reading program with music-themed activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by Eric West - Music for Kids!
Join us for an end-of-Summer Reading Program party and Perler Bead Drop-in class! We will announce the winners of the Teen Grand Prize Drawing and award the winners their prizes! Come enjoy cake, sandwiches, and refreshments!
This kick-off event for the Children's Summer Reading Program will be loads of fun! The North Branch Library in Silverthorne will have all the supplies for your child to start a summer full of reading and there will be a special performance by Ann Lincoln!
Google is more than just a search engine. Learn tips and tricks such as: advanced searching, personalizing your account, using Google to edit and share photos and Google Drive to create, store and share files from anywhere you have internet access. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Learn how to find ebooks and audiobooks at the library and use Overdrive to download them for FREE to your tablet, ereader, smartphone, or computer. We will also show you how to use our new service to download digital magazines. Bring your device, library card and questions! Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Join the North Branch Library all summer long for their 'Libraries Rock' summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us for a YOGA with Dari!
Summit County is an awesome base camp for day hikers. Exploring our Front Range is a low cost and addictive habit, and has the side effect of being incredibly good for you. With so much great hiking so close by, it is important to know how and where to begin. Join veteran Longmont hiker and author Pete KJ for an overview. Using abundant photographs, Pete will present the geography, flora, and fauna, and discuss the simple clothing, equipment, and safety considerations needed to enjoy our incredible backyard to its fullest. He will also speak on hiking strategies such as pacing, timing, and seasons. He will wrap with a presentation of some of his all-time favorite walks in the area, as described in his new guidebook, Base Camp Denver: 101 Hikes in Colorado’s Front Range.
Join the North Branch Library all summer long for their summer reading program with sports, exercise, activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us this week for a visit from MUSICIANS, JEFF & PAIGE!
Join the North Branch Library all summer long for their summer reading program with sports, exercise, activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us this week for our GRAND FINALE with SUPER SPORT SCIENCE!
Do your kids love dogs? As part of our Summer Reading Program, children are invited to practice their reading skills with our gentle therapy dogs. This is a no-judgement zone! Come for Summer Reading Program and stay after to read! No sign-up required at Main Library.
We will be celebrating the Fourth of July with Solar Powered hot dogs at the library. We invite teens 6th-12th grade to come in from 4:30– 6:00pm to learn how to make a solar powered hot dogs and enjoy some sun and snacks!
We invite teens 6-12th to come in for a crash course in writing fan-fiction and fan-filking (a musical version of fan-fiction).
We invite 6-12th graders to come create beautiful paintings that will shine in the dark of night.
We will test our scientific limits by creating vessels to support egg-stronauts on their long journey from different heights at the library. 6th-12th graders will meet in the Puzzler Room at the South Branch Library.
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their summer reading program with sports, exercise, activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a STORY WALK!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their summer reading program with sports, exercise, activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for an OBSTACLE COURSE at storytime!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their summer reading program with sports, exercise, activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by musicians, JEFF & PAIGE!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their summer reading program with sports, exercise, activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for YO YO DAY at storytime.
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Don't miss the final event with the Cool Science guy!
Teens grades 6 – 12 are invited to use their suminagashi art from last month or colorful scrapbook paper to make an explosion box! All supplies are provided! Please call to sign up as space is limited. 970 668-5555. If you have any questions about this class, please ask for Susie or dial extension 4132.
Have an iPad you’re not quite sure how to use or want to try one out before buying? Learn the basics of using an iPad, explore popular apps, and learn secret tricks! Bring your own iPad or use one of ours. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Not sure what to do with all those digital photos stored on your camera? Learn the basics of digital cameras and photos. Bring your camera along with any cords or accessories. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Learn the basics of using your Gmail account to send and receive messages, add and open attachments and manage your messages. We will also look at some of Gmail’s features such as using filters and tags and how to customize your account. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Join the Main Library in Frisco for their summer reading program, Libraries Rock' for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us for a special performance by Leon Littlebird!
Join the Main Library all summer long in Frisco for their summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us for YOGA with Dari!
Come out for an evening of music and community and listen to North Carolina's Mark Kroos play the double-necked guitar!
Join the Main Library all summer long in Frisco for their summer reading program with music-themed fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us for a performance by Lionel Young!
Join the Main Library all summer long in Frisco for their summer reading program with sports, exercise, activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us for a fun program with musicians, JEFF & PAIGE!
The Main Library in Frisco will wrap up the eighth Adult Fall Reading Program final party with the 10 Mile Bluegrass Band! Book Bingo prize drawings will be announced so get your sheets submitted!
Do your kids love dogs? As part of our Summer Reading Program, children are invited to practice their reading skills with our gentle therapy dogs. This is a no-judgement zone! The South Library will host Zorro and Zuma every Tuesday and Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Come for Summer Reading Program and stay after to read! Call 970-453-3544 to register or stop by the front desk.
The Library Board meets at 5 pm in the Buffalo Mountain Room located in the County Commons Building in Frisco to discuss the policies and management of the library. The Buffalo Mountain Room is on the located on the same floor as the Main Library.
All three locations of the Summit County Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4th in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Normal hours will resume on Wednesday. You may always renew materials online using My Account or check out eBooks and eAudiobooks on our website at www.summitcountylibraries.org under Digital Media.
Meet up in the Tip Top room from 4:30 – 6:00pm to start planning the Fall events for the teens! Come with ideas of what you want the library to offer!
Bring your friends for a fun night playing all of your favorite board games! We have a large selection of games including Apples to Apples, Ticket to Ride, Rummikub and more. Play one of our games or bring your own. It’s not game night without snacks, so we’ll have those for you too!
Have questions about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest? Get a brief overview about these and other social media sites and get your questions answered. Please register in advance by calling (970)-453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slide Show Series. Heidi's first time cycling more that a few hours took her on a biking/camping trip along the stunning coast of Croatia by the Adriatic Sea. As always, the show begins at 7:00 pm in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne.
The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slide Show Series. Outstanding photographers John and Linda Mirro share their fabulous trip to some of the less-visited parts of Scandinavia. The show begins at 7:00 pm in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne.
Join us in the YA room for a Halloween Party! The teen space will be available all day to finalize your costume and will be equipped with scary movies, face painting and snacks.
Need a little extra technology help? Open Lab programs are perfect for practicing your computer skills or working on a specific project like downloading an eBook. A computer coach will be available to answer your questions. Bring your own laptop or device, or use one of ours. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
The iPhone is not just for making phone calls! Come learn some shortcuts and tips, from the basics to the newest features and helpful apps. Bring your phone with you to practice. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Not sure what happens to your files when you save them or having trouble finding things? Learn the basics of how your computer is organized and how to find and manage your files. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word 2013 to create, edit and save documents. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Learn the basics of Microsoft’s spreadsheet program. We will be using the 2013 version to learn how to create new spreadsheets, enter and edit and use simple formulas. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Starting September 1, 2016, middle and high school students may pick up a free book and surprise package for the Missing Ending Book Club. Read the book to the stapled shut pages (the missing ending), and come to the meeting at 4:00 on Thursday, October 6th to guess the ending. The best guess wins a gift card valued at $10. Other prizes, snacks, and games will be included.
We invite all Teens, Grades 6-12th to attend TAB, the Teen Advisory Board! Come by and help make the library what YOU want it to be!
After School Club happens Wednesdays at the South Branch Library during the school year and is open to all K - 5th graders. Each week we have a different activity including, arts and crafts, Legos, science experiments, games, and more! Registration no longer required.
Kindergarten - 5th grade children are invited to the Main Library in Frisco to create anything from monsters to houses. We provide the Legos, you bring your imagination!!
All library locations are closed today for the Labor Day holiday.
Our Teen Advisory Board is seeking new members! Join TAB to develop your leadership skills, earn community service hours and help create the library you want to see! Pick what goes into the YA room, what events happen, and the fate of the group as a whole. We want your ideas and will provide snacks. Bring a friend! (Meet in the Discovery Room in September and the Puzzler Room in October)
Join us for an introduction to using Facebook to keep in touch with friends and family. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
We invite all adults to join in the Summit County Library Adult Summer Reading Program- Libraries Rock! Why should kids have all the fun? Adults who participate will earn book bucks and be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for an Amazon gift card! Pick up the Adult Summer Reading challenge at any of our three library locations.
Learn about Google’s free service that allows you to create, edit and store files online. Using Google Drive gives you access to your information from any computer connected to the Internet as well as allowing you to share and work on documents with others. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Storytime happens every Wednesday at 10:30 am! Each week will feature a different theme - with stories, skits, songs and a fun craft!
Come to the South Branch in Breckenridge for Storytime every Tuesday and Wednesday at 11:00am! Children will enjoy books, felt stories, puppets, and songs, along with play time or craft time at the end. Storytime is a great place for your child to start developing social skills and early literacy skills that will prepare them for learning to read. This program is also a welcome space for those learning to speak English and for children of all abilities.
We have partnered with Frisco Historic Park's 'Nightmare at the Museum' for some spooky stories for Halloween! "Ghostly Tales" will be at the Main Library in Frisco on October 27th at 4:00pm. Bring the whole family! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Summit County Library.
Please join us for a story, activities, a snack and a tour of the library for anyone new to North Branch. Afterward, children can play and make a craft! Co-sponsored by FIRC and North Branch Library. / Júntense todos los lunes a las 10:00 para cuentos y canciones en Inglés y Español. Después, los niños pueden jugar y hacer un arte.
Everyday on the news it seems you hear something about what someone “tweeted.” If you’re feeling confused and would like to know more, come learn about Twitter and how you can use it communicate and stay informed. Please register in advance by calling (970) 453-3544 and plan to arrive a little early as doors to the library lock at 7 pm.
Teen Read Week is October 7-13! We will be celebrating this week by giving away an edible "book" craft! Teens can make an edible book with a mini chocolate candy bar and fruit roll up! It's silly but cute (and delicious)!
Celebrate Teen Read Week at the South Branch with activities every day. There will be scavenger hunts, photo contests, book giveaways, DIY projects and more! Check the website for more info or stop by the Teen Room.
North Branch and South Branch Libraries will be CLOSED for Indigenous Peoples' Day (Formally Columbus Day); The Main Library will be OPEN from 9 am – 5 pm
No ordinary river adventure down the Grand Canyon! Maryann Gaug will immerse you in the Native American view of nature on this 16-day dory trip! The show begins at 7:00 pm in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne.
Three times a year, the Friends of the Library host an enormous used book sale in the Buffalo Mountain and Mt. Royal Rooms at the County Commons building in Frisco. In preparation for the holidays, in December, we combine our great deals on all kinds of books with a bake sale! **If you would like to donate baked goods, please drop them off at the Main Library in Frisco by 5 pm on Thursday, or 9:15am on Friday morning.**
The Main Library in Frisco will be open from 9 am – 5 pm. The South Branch and North Branch will be closed.
All libraries will be closed in honor of Veterans Day.
Are you in the mood to get crafty and make some gorgeous homemade greeting cards? Come by the Hopefull/Discovery Rooms to make a variety of cards with Deb Austill and her group of crafty ladies. We’ll provide the supplies and refreshments,but feel free to bring any of your own projects.
Do you need technology help or are looking for a specific class to learn a new device or program? Come to Tech Tuesday! You can bring your own laptop or device, or use one of ours. For more information, descriptions of the classes are listed below or call the library at 970-453-3544. Call or stop by to register and arrive a little early as the library doors lock at 7 pm.
All Summit County Library locations will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 22th and Friday, November 23th for Thanksgiving.
Open to all ages! All shapes and sizes of any real or imagined structures are welcome. One rule: Every visible part of your creation MUST be edible! Entries will be accepted November 13 to December 11 at the Main Library in Frisco. Patrons will cast their votes December 11 through December 17 and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded the same day! Prizes will be provided by Friends of the S.C. Libraries.
Don’t forget to support your library this Colorado Gives day by logging on to the website below to donate. Your donation will be proportionally increased thanks to a $1.2 million incentive fund AND it will help our libraries continue to provide the programs and materials you love!
Come learn how to construct your own SPOOK-tacular haunted dwelling in this do-it-yourself session. You'll be working with the Main Library's newest staff member Susie! Space is limited, call 970-668-5555 (and press 0) to register.
Ring in the New Year (a little early) with all your friends. Activities, games and crafts will lead to a countdown to 12:00 (noon) with toasts and kisses (of the chocolate variety).
All three locations of the Summit County Libraries will also be closed Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday. Main and South will be open Saturday, December 23 from 9am-5pm and North will be open 1-5pm. Please use check the Find It: Digital Media section of our website to check out eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines while we are gone!
All three locations of the Summit County Libraries will close early at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 24 and will also be closed Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. Please use check the Find It: Digital Media section of our website to check out eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines while we are gone!
All three library locations will be closed on Tuesday, January 1 for New Year's Day.
Middle and High School students may pick up their free book and goodie bag starting today, January 5. Read the book until the stapled shut ending and then come to the meeting on Thursday, February 2 and make a guess at what happens!
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the South Branch and North Branch will be CLOSED. The Main Library in Frisco will be OPEN from 9 am – 5 pm.
This program has been cancelled. Our theme for Summer Reading is Universe of Stories so we invite all you sci-fi enthusiasts to watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. in the Hopefull/Discovery Rooms at the South Branch.
Our final Friends of the Library travel slideshow for 2019 takes us to Canada with Jim Whiteley. From the coastal rainforests of British Columbia to Canada's largest mountain park the Rocky Mountaineer train offers both time to relax and to explore. The show begins at 7:00 pm in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne.
For our next Travel Slideshow, local Barb Shaw will take you into Borneo and her time helping raise orphaned orangutans. Learn about their plight and how you can help. As always, the show begins at 6:00 pm in the Hopefull/Discovery Room at the South Branch Library in Breckenridge.
Please save Tuesday afternoon, February 26 to attend the annual Book Club Tea at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne. This event is open to members of any book clubs, and anyone who is looking to join a book club. The theme this year is a Pirate Tea so please bring a finger food to share and dress like a pirate. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
The Summit Reads 2017 Community Book Choice is 'Show Me All Your Scars: True Stories of Living with Mental Illness.' Copies of this year's book are available at Summit County Library for purchase or to check out and at Next Page Books and Nosh in Frisco. A FREE Speaker Presentation on mental health awareness will kick-off the season and feature; Betsey Casey with the Patti Casey Memorial Fund and Gini Bradley with Building Hope Summit County. Please join us on Tuesday, March 7 at the Eileen and Paul Finkel Auditorium Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge. The Meet and Greet will be from 5:30pm-6:00pm and the Speaker Presentation will be from 6:00pm-7:00pm.
The North Branch Library welcomes Kindergarten - 5th grade children to our Lego Club. Bring your creativity and we’ll provide the Legos. Work on your own or as part of a team to build awesome Lego creations.
The 2017 Summit Reads community project returns for a seventh year with the book, Show Me All Your Scars: True Stories of Living with Mental Illness, edited by Lee Gutkind. Copies are available at the Summit County Libraries for purchase or to check out and at Next Page Books & Nosh in Frisco. Join us for a book discussion led by Nancy Karklins.
Need a little extra technology help? Our drop-in sessions are perfect for learning about Facebook, setting up an email account or downloading an eBook. Bring your own laptop, tablet or device, or use one of ours. We will meet in the Puzzler Study Room next to the Teen Room. Register in advance by calling 970-453-3544.
We invite all ages to come watch Hocus Pocus on Halloween! The film is rated PG and is open to children, teens and adults! Spooky snacks will be provided for your enjoyment. You are welcome to come in costume.
It's National Library Week and we're celebrating at all three Summit County Library locations! We will be issuing FREE replacement library cards so come in and get a new card if yours is lost or damaged. We will have fun events going on all week including a spirit week (library staff dresses up!), Book in a Jar and Library Statistics contests for prizes, Pet + Book Photo contest, Coffee Meet and Greet with our new director, library-themed storytimes and elementary programs, and more! Join in the fun and visit your library this week.
Need a little extra technology help? Our drop-in sessions are perfect for learning about Facebook, setting up an email account or downloading an eBook. Bring your own laptop, tablet or device, or use one of ours. We will meet at the front desk.
Want to get a jump start on the gardening season? Join us as High Country Conservation gardener Susie Nothnagel instructs you on the basics of high altitude vegetable gardening. This free workshop is geared towards new gardeners who want to learn the foundation of what grows well in our climate and how to get started.
El Día de los Niños/El Día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), is a nationally recognized initiative celebrating diversity and the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds. Families are invited to join us for stories, crafts and more!
The Library Board meets at 5 pm to discuss the policies and management of the library. It is open to the public. On August 22 the Board will meet at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne and on September 26, the board will meet in the Hopefull Room at the South Branch Library in Breckenridge.
Mountain biking season is here and we have partnered with Epic Mountain Gear in Frisco to offer a basic bike maintenance workshop. Their highly skilled mechanics will teach you the tips and tricks for caring for your bike, as well as how to do repairs that you may not have even known that you could do yourself! If you have a bike, bring it with you. We will meet outside under the EMG tent weather permitting.
It's National Library Week and we're celebrating at the Main Library with cake! Stop by today and enjoy a piece!
It's National Library Week and we're celebrating at the South Branch with cake! Stop by today and enjoy a piece!
All three library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.
We invite adults and teens to have fun playing around with our green screen technology! Stop in the Puzzler Room next to the YA Room to take pictures in front of different backgrounds and email yourself a digital copy to share with friends and family.
Join us in learning all aspects of how, when, and why to use essential oils. Learn the do's and don'ts, and how to incorporate essential oils into your daily routine. You will sample oils and have fun making your own blend to take home. You will also have a chance to WIN prizes in our drawing! No fee. This event if full but if you would like to be added to the waitlist email [email protected] or call 970-668-4280.
Stop by the South Branch Library in Breckenridge for our 3rd annual summer book sale! We will have great deals on used books, dvds and more and all proceeds will go to the Friends of the Library. The sale will take place out in the front of the building on Harris Street, weather permitting. And don't forget the Father Dyer Treasure Sale is the same morning so be sure to check that out too!
Join the North Branch Library all summer long for a Libraries Rock summer reading program with music-themed activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us at this special time for a performance by the National Repertory Orchestra!
Join the Main Library all summer long in Frisco for their summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us for, "It's the Bees Knees!"
Join the Main Library all summer long in Frisco for their summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us for a storytime about the theme: "Help Rescue the Animals"!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for Build a Better World summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today to learn about Heifer International!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for Build a Better World summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today to learn all about bees from the Bee Guy, Larry Gilliland!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our Build a Better World summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a story time with the Girl Scouts!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our Build a Better World summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a 'Nature' storytime!
Join the North Branch Library all summer long in Silverthorne for Build a Better World summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today to learn all about bees from the Bee Guy, Larry Gilliland!
Teens in 5th – 12th grade are welcome to Ping Pong “Planet” Tea-lights. We will meet at 3:30 p.m. in the Mount Royal Room.
We invite teens 6-12th grade to come create a Galaxy Sharpie Tie-Dye T-Shirt! We will meet in the Buffalo Mtn. Room at the Main Library in Frisco.
Ludacris did it. The Migos did it. Now it is your turn. Set your favorite story book to a hip hop beat for this story time rap battle. 6th through 12th graders are invited to reinvent classic kid’s books into a modern hit. Bringing your own beat is highly encouraged, but some will be provided. This program will be held at 5 pm in the Hopefull/Discovery rooms
Yoga helps clear the mind, offers calm and healing, and helps unite communities. Join Leslie Glenn and Amy Sabreen for this hour class designed to create an open, safe place for anyone who wants to stretch, breathe, and experience a sense of community, connection, and healing. All ages and levels welcome. Register at buildinghopesummit.org.
Enjoy a glass of wine and join the National Repertory Orchestra and BreckCreate in a heart to heart panel discussion with local and international art industry professionals. Artists Include: Anu Tali - conductor, Mina Hong - NRO Fellow and co-concertmaster, Kia Neill - local Mixed-media artist and Melissa Michel, ceramics artist. Open and free to the public
Join us for a party and button-making program to kick off the 2019 Teen Summer Reading Program: Universe of Stories! Teens in grades 5-12 are welcome to join.
Join us for a screening of the movie Dead Poet's Society. (PG) Snacks will be provided for your enjoyment.
Join us for a Geocache Treasure hunt and test your mapping skills!
Join us for a screening of the Lego Batman movie. (PG) Snacks will be provided for your enjoyment.
Join us for the Great Green Gala to end our Teen Summer Reading Program! We will have games, prizes, the grand prize drawing of 4 Amazon gift cards, snacks and more!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our Build a Better World summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for outdoor maze building!
Don't miss this amazing special performer! Mr. Guffaw (Jim Jackson) plays with soap bubbles in every size and form. Bubbles as big as the stage, a bubble containing an audience member or two, a window of bubbles, bubble sculpture, bubbles of glass and even balloon bubbles… add to these a hilarious mix of circus, magic and buffoonery and you have the spell binding chaos of Big Bubble Circus!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our Build a Better World summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a 'Volunteer' storytime!
We invite adults to join us at the North Branch Library at 1:30 PM to make a pop-up gift card holder to use over the holidays! The room will be available from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for anyone who would like to work on a scrapbook or other paper crafting project. Light snacks provided. Crafting is more fun with friends old and new.
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our Build a Better World summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a 'Building' storytime!
Bring a friend and grab a brew! Spend the evening with local author Kevin Singel, as he dives into the world of gold prospecting in Summit County. Books will be available for sale following the presentation.
Learn about plants and seeds and things that grow with help from our friends at High Country Conservation Center.
Don't miss this amazing special performer! Mr. Guffaw (Jim Jackson) plays with soap bubbles in every size and form. Bubbles as big as the stage, a bubble containing an audience member or two, a window of bubbles, bubble sculpture, bubbles of glass and even balloon bubbles… add to these a hilarious mix of circus, magic and buffoonery and you have the spell binding chaos of Big Bubble Circus!
Learn about healthy eating from one of the FIRC's nutrition specialists, Jonnah - guaranteed to be a yummy event!
Join us for Cool Science, a hands-on science program for kids ages 3-11 at 11:00am on April 17th. This experience will introduce kids to the fun of building, creating, and learning more about the exciting world of science. They'll have the opportunity to ask questions, think critically, and directly interact with the science experiments! (Please note: there will NOT be a story time on April 18 at South Branch)
Join us for an evening of delicious food and fun with the author of Baker's Blues, Judi Hendricks! Enjoy delicious appetizers as you listen to readings from Judi's books, learn about the creative process that gets such magnificent stories told and even purchase a copy and have it signed if you would like!
Don't miss this amazing special performer! Mr. Guffaw (Jim Jackson) plays with soap bubbles in every size and form. Bubbles as big as the stage, a bubble containing an audience member or two, a window of bubbles, bubble sculpture, bubbles of glass and even balloon bubbles… add to these a hilarious mix of circus, magic and buffoonery and you have the spell binding chaos of Big Bubble Circus!
Join the Main Library in Frisco for their summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. These are our upcoming themes: July 5: Honk! Vroom! All Aboard! July 19: The Great Outdoors!
Join us for an art show to benefit Heifer International!
Join us at Red Buffalo Cafe in Silverthorne (358 Blue River Pkwy) for storytime and snacks for children 5 and under. This special storytime is part of the Silverthorne Holiday Celebration! Storytime... it's not just at the library anymore.
Adults - learn how you can make delicious homemade ice cream with just a few ingredients! Anna, local ice cream enthusiast, will demonstrate with an easy-to-use ice cream maker, but you will have a chance to mix your own fun flavors. Recipes and samples provided. Bring a to-go container if you want to bring some home. Register for this free adult library program by calling 970-453-3544 as space is limited.
Head Start has partnered with the Denver Public Library and Summit County Libraries to host a “Kids & Screens” presentation at the South Branch Library in Breckenridge on August 3. Brianna Austin, from Denver Public Library will cover information about technology and young children. The presentation will be in Spanish and in English and will include dinner and limited childcare. Venga para un taller tratando información acerca de niños y la tecnología. Abierto a padres, maestros y cuidadores de niños. 4:30pm-6pm-- Presentation in Spanish 6pm-6:30pm-- Dinner 6:30pm-8pm-- Presentation in English The presentation is appropriate for parents and early childhood teachers. Everyone is welcome.
FIRC and the North Branch library want to help children and teens have a healthy summer. Kids are welcome to join FIRC’s Healthy Living staff members for a free lunch and fun activities. Join us out on the library front lawn for free food, friends and fun. This program is also sponsored by Summit School District and The Town of Silverthorne.
It’s National Coloring Book Day! Drop by the North Branch Library anytime today and participate by coloring a section of our giant community coloring page. We will have some colorful treats out to enjoy as well. All ages are welcome to add their artistic flair.
The North Branch Library and Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) staff will be reading a children’s book in English and Spanish along with offering an activity and snack. The event is free. This story time will also include a library tour!
Babies and toddlers through age 3 and their caregivers are invited to listen to stories, sing, say rhymes, learn some beginning sign language and participate in movement activities. We may even try some simple art exploration for toddlers! Stay for free play and socialization with babies and caregivers! Older siblings are invited to be models and helpers.
FIRC is hosting a Fall Youth Activities Fair at the North Branch Library. Agencies from around the county will be available to share information and answer questions about activities and resources for children. (This event will also be held at Upper Blue Elementary on Monday, September 11th)
Pick up a Bingo Sheet at any of the three library locations for the Adult Fall Reading Program, “DIY: Read.” You have until November 9th to complete your Bingo Sheet to earn book bucks and enter a grand prize drawing! Don’t forget to watch for the fun programs, speakers and music we have coming up in October and November!
As part of the Adult Fall Reading Program, "I Read Past My Bedtime, " come listen to Grand Lake historian Dave Lively recounts the story of the "Lost Lodges of the Rocky Mountains!" Did you know there were more than 30 lodges in Rocky Mountain National Park? Can you envision large resorts where elk and moose graze in pristine meadows today? This program will take place in the Buffalo Mountain Room in the County Commons Building in Frisco and is sponsored by the Friends of the Summit County Library.
As part of the Adult Fall Reading Program, "I Read Past My Bedtime, " locals Chris and Ricki Daly will present their travel slideshow: Adventures in India and Tibet. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Summit County Library.
Turn in your Bingo Sheet by the end of the day today at any of the three Summit County Libraries for the Adult Fall Reading Program, “DIY: Read.” You will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing!
Teens, join us for a fun, free canvas art class. All the supplies are provided but space is limited. Call 970-668-5555 to register with Susie Tunks!
Teen Read Week is October 8- 14! To celebrate, Deputy Nathan and his K-9 buddy, Danny, will be visiting the North Branch Library. Come meet Danny and learn about his work at the Summit County Sheriff’s Department. Although this program coincides with Teen Read Week, all ages are welcome and light refreshments will be served.
Mountain Mamma's Power Hour and Summit County Library have partnered to offer FREE circuit training workouts for moms with kids in the Hopefull/Discovery meeting rooms. Mothers can bring their children, newborn to 4 years old, and are able to workout and entertain them at the same time with songs! Every workout caters to personal ability and can be modified to fit specific needs. Pregnant moms are also welcome. Get in shape and make friends along the way!
Come join Early Childhood Options for a FREE Family Literacy Fair featuring the book: “The Snowy Day.” You'll enjoy activities, storytime, snacks, and a free copy of the book! Evento bilingüe GRATIS para familias Libro: “Un Día de Nieve”¡Actividades, lectura de cuentos en inglés y español, copia del libro GRATIS!
Have you always had trouble with baking at 9,600 ft.? Join us for this FREE workshop from the Muffin Lady and learn how you too can bake successfully here in Summit County. Randi Levin is the author of the Baking at High Altitude cookbook and will make sure all your questions are answered. Don't worry samples will be provided.
Teens in grades 6th-12th can join their friends at the South Branch Library for a full Thanksgiving dinner of delicious foods! All food is provided for free. Foods may contain allergens, all foods will be labeled with ingredients but we can't guarantee there inst cross contamination.
The Summit County Library Board meets at 5 pm in the Buffalo Mountain room located in the County Commons Building in Frisco. The room is on the same floor as the Main Library. This meeting is open to the public. On October 25, the Board will meet at the South Branch Library in Breckenridge.
We're partnering with the Frisco Workforce Center to help you land the perfect job! A career coach will be available for this drop-in session to help you with resume and cover letter writing, resume reviewing, first impressions, and interview skills. The Workforce Center is an excellent resource for finding open positions within Summit County. If you already have a resume, please bring a copy along with you.
Do you love to knit or crochet or are just learning? All skill levels are invited to drop in at the South Branch with a current knitting or crocheting project. You'll work with fellow knitters, share tips, and get your questions answered! We will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. downstairs in the Hopefull Room.
As part of our Adult Program series, register to create M&M Cookie Mix in a jar! Give the jar as a gift, all the recipient has to do is add a few ingredients to the contents of the jar and bake. Fun and festive! All supplies are provided. There are only 15 spots available so be sure to call 970-453-3544 or stop by the front desk to sign up.
Looking for something fun to do as a family over the weekend? All ages are invited to stop by in the Hopefull/Discovery Rooms at the South Branch and watch Christmas movies all day! One room will be for movie watching and the other will be for Christmas crafts and any gift wrapping you need to get done – bring your friends!
Start the New Year off right by getting healthy... come learn about the Whole30 program. This session is for anyone interested in learning more before possibly starting the Whole30 program for healthy living on January 8th! You will be given an Introduction to The Whole30 Guidelines, insight from personal experience, a wealth of online resources such as grocery lists, weekly suggested menus & recipes, and a chance to make some delicious trail mix. You will have the option to sign up for a Facebook/Email group to support each other throughout the month. Let's rock January together and live healthier and happier...and even lose a few pounds! Feel free to invite friends and family. https://whole30.com/
Join us at the South Branch Library to kick off our travel slideshow series at the North and South Branches. Each week come see amazing photos and hear fun stories from locals about their trips around the world! Brian and Heather Blankenmeister will share how they managed to do something we all dream about: quitting their jobs and traveling around the world for 487 days! They will share their secrets to success from saving and budgeting to packing and blogging and of course what they got to see!
Based on popular demand we are offering a 2nd class! This beginner's level class will teach you the basics of using your sewing machine including how to thread the machine, fill a bobbin and sew a straight line. Please bring your machine, thread, needles and your machine manual if you have one. Call 970-453-3544 to register as there are only 10 spaces available.
Teens - we invite you to pick up a list of 20 reading challenges to conquer in the New Year at the South Branch Library. Find out the details and rules at the South Branch Library or contact [email protected] You have until December 30, 2018 to submit your list and be entered to win a grand prize!
Becky Johnson, a certified yoga instructor with an emphasis in youth health, will be leading an hour and a half long yoga class and discussion for 6th-12th graders. The event will be focused on mental health and self-care for teens. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one!
The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slideshow Series. This week, our first travel slideshow will take us to Lake Clark National Park in Alaska. Come hear entertaining stories and see beautiful photos of the park and the bears from Matt Shetzer! As always, the show begins at 7:00 pm in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne.
We invite teens 6th-12th grade to learn the health benefits of tea, the process of drying herbs, taste profiles, and a sample of tea to take home with you! Email [email protected] to let her know if you are attending or if you have questions.
Come hear freelance writer and public relations professional, Katie Coakley talk about her adventures in Antarctica! Katie has been traveling and writing for a variety of publications, both print and online, for more than seven years and this was her 7th continent to visit. She is currently working on a travel guide to Antarctica with Horizon Guides (horizontravelpress.com)! This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Unfortunately, due to illness we have had to cancel this event. This brings a close to our 2018 Travel Slideshow series. If you are interested in presenting in 2019 please feel free to email [email protected]
The Southeast Asian country of Myanmar (formerly Burma) holds a wealth of ancient treasures and intriguing history. Come hear Bob Hinderholtz talk about his journey to the Inle Lake and see his pictures of sacred temples and floating villages, each with unique local traditions. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slideshow Series. This week come learn all about Colorado Geology from Sandy Gunow! As usual, the show starts in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library at 7:00pm.
The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slideshow Series. This week come learn all about Iceland from Jim Whiteley! As usual, the show starts in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library at 7:00pm.
The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slideshow Series. This week come learn all about Svalbard and the Polar Bears from Richard Seeley! As usual, the show starts in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library at 7:00pm.
The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slideshow Series. This week come learn all about iPhone Photography from Joni Potekhen! You too can be a great photographer with these tips and apps. As usual, the show starts in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library at 7:00pm.
Join us at the South Branch Library for our travel slideshow series. Each week come see amazing photos and hear fun stories from locals about their trips around the world! This week we invite all ages to join us in the Hopefull/Discovery Room at the South Branch Library to hear the McBride Family (kids included) describe their adventures hiking from hut to hut in Switzerland. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slideshow Series. This week, our travel slideshow will take us to Nepal and the Mystical Highlands. Come hear entertaining stories and see beautiful photos from Bob Hinderholtz! As always, the show begins at 7:00 pm in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne.
In honor of Presidents' Day, the South Branch and North Branch will be CLOSED. The Main Library in Frisco will be OPEN from 9 am – 5 pm.
We invite any book club members or anyone wishing to join a book club to attend our annual Summit County Library Book Club Tea! Our theme this year it will be a "Cowboy Tea" so be sure to wear your best cowboy duds and bring a finger food to share! This event will be held in the Blue River Room at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Are you learning to use your sewing machine or are you working on a project and having trouble? Stop by between 1-4 p.m. and get your questions answered by our seamstress extraordinaire, Rocket! Just bring your machine (with needle, thread & manual) by the South Branch Library in Breckenridge. This will be our last sewing drop-in so don't miss it!
We invite teens 6th-12th grade to stop by our DIY Card Maker Space in the Puzzler Room through Valentine's Day! Card supplies and envelopes will be available whether you need to make Valentines for a special someone, or are celebrating National Send a Card to a Friend Day on February 7th.
We invite all 6th-12th teens to compete in our Madden 18’ Super Bowl Tournament! Sign up in the YA room or by calling the South Branch Library at 453-3544. The tournament begins at 10am. Winner gets a $25 Gift Card to Eric’s and eternal glory.
We invite teens 6th-12th grade to come watch the 1993 Cool Runnings starring John Candy! (Rated PG) Come celebrate Black history month by watching this inspiring film based on the 1988 Jamaican bobsled team. Free popcorn, snacks, and facts.
Teens 6th-12th grade are invited to join us for some STEM fun! Explore the science behind UV lights, and learn a DIY black light phone hack.
Why do Summit County and other Colorado mountain communities have the highest life expectancy in the country? Copies of Tony Buettner's "The Blue Zones: 9 Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest" are available for $14 (cash or check) from the Summit Daily offices located at 331 W. Main Street Frisco. In anticipation of the "Longevity Project" event at the Riverwalk Center on Feb. 27, we invite you to join Summit County Library and the Summit Daily for a lunchtime book discussion. This will be held in the Hopefull/Discovery Room at the South Branch Library on February 21 at 12:30pm. RSVP to Editor Ben Trollinger at [email protected]
Join audiologist Dr. Dawn Koch for an overview of how hearing works, what happens when you lose your hearing, and what strategies and technologies are out there to assist people with hearing loss. Dr. Zach Moore from the Hearing Rehab Center in Frisco will also be available to answer questions about hearing aids and other technologies that can improve the quality of life for those with hearing loss.
Come learn what makes a great film at this workshop hosted by the Breckenridge Film Festival. As space is limited, please rsvp to [email protected] by February 23rd.The class is being taught by Craig Volk who has his MFA from the Yale School of Drama. He spent over a decade as a writer in the film and television industry in Hollywood, including the Emmy winning series “Northern Exposure." This is an opportunity for experienced reviewers and those who are interested in becoming involved in reviewing for the Breckenridge Film Festival.
This adult learn-to-knit series is for beginners and novice knitters. The classes are two hours in length over a period of four weeks. Because the classes will teach you the very first step in knitting to the last, we recommend you attend all four sessions. You will leave the last class with a finished project, supplies, and the skills to continue on! We will provide Size 6 needles (feel free to bring your own if you have them) and yarn. Call 970-453-3544 to register as space is limited.
Join us Monday morning at 10 am for stories and songs in English and Spanish. Afterward, children can play and make a craft! / Júntense todos los lunes a las 10 para cuentos y canciones en Inglés y Español. Después, los niños pueden jugar y hacer un arte.
We invite teens 6th-12th grade to join us in the Discovery Room for Pi Day, a celebration of the magic number, food, and the movie Stand and Deliver to celebrate the beauty of math!
We invite teens grade 6th-12th to join us in the Hopefull/Discovery room for Silent Library! Compete on a team of friends to try to stay silent while competing in ridiculous activities.
This program is for preschoolers through 2nd graders! Join us the first Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. for stories, songs, and activities about different countries around the world. Expand your horizons and have fun in this program geared toward cultural understanding.
Join us for a book discussion led by Nancy Karklins about the 2018 Summit Reads book choice "Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America's Most Select Airborne Firefighters" by Jason A. Ramos and Julian Smith. Copies are available for purchase at Next Page Books in Frisco or to order through the library catalog using a Summit County Library Card.
Join us for an evening with Colonel Tom Duhs USMC (retired) to hear the incredible story of the 10th Mountain Division. “Skiing off to War” is the story of the men who trained at Camp Hale Colorado and were deployed to Italy. They pushed the German Army out and helped bring about the end of the war in May 1945. You'll learn more about the unique nature of the division's recruitment, training, employment, and work after WWII. Thanks to The Friends of the Dillon Ranger District, this event is FREE and open to the public. All ages welcome! No sign up is necessary.
This is your chance to spend time in the garden with some HC3 gardeners! All plot holders from the Breckenridge Community Garden are encouraged to bring your seeds and plant your garden this evening. There will be on site education and support from Kyla Laplante and Camille Shoemaker, the farmers for Summit County’s CSA. Gardeners who don’t have a plot at the Breckenridge Garden are welcome to come and learn, but won’t be able to plant a plot. Have your seeds in hand for this outside event.
Join us in the Buffalo Mountain Room at the County Commons building for Cool Science, a hands-on science program for kids ages 3-11. This experience will introduce kids to the fun of building, creating, and learning more about the exciting world of science. They'll have the opportunity to ask questions, think critically, and directly interact with the science experiments!
Come test your best grilled cheese recipe against other teens, and then try everyone's creations over a movie! Waivers must be signed by a parent to participate and are available at the front desk or can be requested by emailing [email protected]
Let's celebrate Mother Earth with repurposed book crafts, recycled paintings and up cycled planters.
Join us for Cool Science, a hands-on science program for kids ages 3-11 at 1:30pm on April 18th. This experience will introduce kids to the fun of building, creating, and learning more about the exciting world of science. They'll have the opportunity to ask questions, think critically, and directly interact with the science experiments!
Join us for our final 2018 Summit Reads event! Dan Schroeder (Chipping Program), Summit Fire & EMS (Mitigation of Property and WL Crew outside), and Red, White and Blue Fire (Go Kit./Evacuation) will be talking about how we prepare for wildfire here in Summit County.
Join us on May 1 at 6 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge for a special talk by Amanda Marsh, the wife of Eric Marsh of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who perished in 2013 in the Yarnell Hill Wildfire south of Prescott, Arizona. If you haven't read it yet, pick up a copy of our Summit Reads pick for 2018, “Smoke Jumper,” by Jason Ramos and Julian Smith and get an inside look the lives of airborne firefighters who parachute into remote areas to battle nature's dangerous fires or order a copy of " Granite Mountain: The Firsthand Account of a Tragic Wildfire, Its Lone Survivor, and the Firefighter Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice" through the library catalog.
Are you ready to start planting your vegetable garden? Join HC3 gardener Kyla Laplante in this free workshop to help you hone your gardening skills. The focus will be on garden plot planning, extending the garden season and pest management. Kyla is the farmer for Summit County’s wildly popular Community Supported Agriculture program.
Join the BHA, the Summit County Library, and our expert guest speakers for a fascinating lecture series at the library. These "Historically Speaking" lectures are free and open to the public. The gold rush produced more than flakes and nuggets, it produced a paper trail. Explore mining records through the story of one man’s decade in the Rocky Mountains.
Part of the Historically Speaking: Local History @ Your Library series! At this presentation, you’ll learn about the history of Ben Stanley Revett’s six gold dredge boats on the Swan River from 1898 through 1920 and get to see many then and now photographs.
Join us for our Historically Speaking: Local History @ Your Local Library series! If they weren’t all prostitutes and gamblers, who were the men and women who lived in Summit County in the late 1800's? Come find out at this discussion with Sandra Mather, PHD and the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance!
Part of the Historically Speaking Library Lecture Series, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance and Summit County Library has invited certified guide and storyteller, Dave Lively to Breckenridge. Let Dave introduce you to Alexander Phimister Proctor – a man who spent much of his youth hunting and sketching in the Colorado mountain wilderness of the 1870s, but was so much more than a sculptor and artist.
We invite you to join us for the Historically Speaking Library lecture series in partnership with the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. Colorado native author Randi Samuelson-Brown will discuss her novel "The Beaten Territory", a historical fiction novel set in Denver, circa 1890. Randi’s book follows the lives of Annie Ryan, who runs a second-rate brothel, and Lydia Chambers, a society woman suffering from a laudanum habit and a bad marriage. It is a rollicking tale of blurred lines and flowing booze, and delivers a compelling look at the intrigues of the Wild West.
We invite you to grab a drink or dine out on Wednesday, May 8th at Kenosha Steakhouse or Rita's Specialty Margs & Taco Bar! This event will run all day, and 5% of the total sales collected at both restaurants will be donated to the Friends of the Summit County Library. All ages are welcome. There will be a special library activity for children at 6 p.m. so join us for good food, drinks, and have fun raising money for your favorite nonprofit. The money raised will go right back to materials and programs you love. Thanks Rita's & Kenosha!
Learn the basics of shooting and editing better videos with Justin Park, Videographer & Marketing Content Manager for GoBreck! Promote your business -- or just rev up your social media -- on any budget. Call 970-453-3544 to register as space is limited.
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for Libraries Rock summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for music & art stories and activities!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for Libraries Rock summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today and make your own instrument!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their 'Libraries Rock' summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by Eric West - Music for Kids!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our 'Libraries Rock' summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Today join us for stories and activities about yoga & rhythm!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our 'Libraries Rock' summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us for a special performance by Leon Littlebird!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our 'Libraries Rock' summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us for stories and activities about geology 'rocks'!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for our 'Libraries Rock' summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. This week join us for stories and activities about STEM & Music!
We are excited to kickoff our Adult Summer Reading Challenge, 'Libraries Rock', with local musician Randall McKinnon! Join us on the outside reading deck at the South Branch Library as he sings all the songs you know by heart! If the weather doesn't cooperate we will move downstairs to the Hopefull Room. Check out Randall's Colorado country folk music at randallmckinnon.com
Capture the physical world of words in a piece of soundwave art. Great for gifts and decorations. 6th – 12th graders are invited to create art pieces with their words, lyrics, poems, or phrases. We will meet in the Puzzler Room.
The Summer Reading Program for middle and high school students (6-12 grade) begins today! Pick up a registration packet with reading log at any Summit County Library.
Join the Main Library all summer long in Frisco for their summer reading program with music-themed performers for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by the National Repertory Orchestra!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by the10 Mile Bluegrass Band!
Join the North Branch Library in Silverthorne for their summer reading program with music-themed activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by the 10 Mile Bluegrass Band!
Join the North Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their 'Libraries Rock' summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by Eric West - Music for Kids!
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by the Blues Society!
Join the North Branch Library all summer long in Silverthorne for their summer reading program with activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by Blues Society!
Join the North Branch Library in Silverthorne for their summer reading program with music-themed activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by the Breckenridge Music Festival!
As part of the Adult Summer Reading program, we invite you to bring your friends and family to listen to our favorite local bluegrass band, The Pine Beatles! We hope to have this FREE event on our sunny outdoor reading deck at the South Branch Library, but if the weather doesn't cooperate we will move downstairs into the meeting rooms. We will provide some chairs but feel free to bring your own if you prefer. Unfortunately, we cannot allow dogs on the reading deck or in the meeting rooms unless they are service animals.
Join the South Branch Library all summer long in Breckenridge for their summer reading program with music-themed activities & fun for preschoolers through 5th grade students. Join us today for a special performance by the Breckenridge Music Festival!
Join us Saturday morning at 11 a.m. for stories and songs in English and French. Afterward, children can play! Joignez-vous à nous samedi matin à 11 h pour des histoires et des chansons en anglais et en français. Les enfants pourront jouer juste après!
South Branch Library is partnering with Breckenridge Music Festival for a special Around the World storytime and craft! This event is part of Breck Music's all-day KidFest event happening in Breckenridge. Come cool off and enjoy a special program at the library before continuing with other KidFest events throughout the day.
The Speakeasy Movie Theater will be screening the 2017 Chilean drama, 'A Fantastic Woman'. The film will be shown the Hopefull meeting room in the library, but please enter through the Speakeasy Movie Theater. The Speakeasy will be asking for a suggested donation of $10 to offset the cost of movie rental fees. (In Spanish with English Subtitles) Visit www.speakeasymovies.com for more information
Today is the last day to submit your adult summer reading challenge to any of our 3 branches! Complete 5 easy challenges for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Challenges include easy tasks like checking out a magazine or a travel book. Complete 10 challenges to improve your chances. The winners of the drawing will be announced the next week!
Caregivers, drop in with your toddler- to preschool-aged children for a playdate at South Branch Library! Come meet someone new, build community, and enjoy coffee while your children make new friends. We will meet in the Hopefull/Discovery Room. This is a library facilitated activity, but is not library supervised. Please come prepared to keep an eye on your little ones!
Registration Required!! Families are invited to enjoy a special late-night Pajama Storytime at South Branch! We'll read holiday stories and finish off the night with cookies and milk and a small craft. Be sure to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal or blanket.
We invite all 6th-12th graders to join us for a showing of the movie 'Coco' and a Dia de los Muertos party, with crafts, and food in the Drop Teen Center! The center is downstairs from the Main library in the County Commons building in Frisco. Open to all teens in Summit County!
Ever wanted to learn about hand-lettering? Now's your chance! Breckenridge's own Gretchen Abernathy is teaching a class on calligraphy. Space is limited, please call 970-668-5555 (and press 0) to register.
Come hear local high school students tell spooky stories for Halloween!
Are you prepared for when disaster strikes? Come hear from Summit County's Director of Emergency Management, Brian Bovard, as he talks about how you can be prepared in an emergency.
We invite 6th-12th graders to come and learn no sew solutions to making capes and masks! Basic colors and styles will be provided, for anything more elaborate please bring your own!
We invite 6th -12th graders to a night of chess for all abilities! Match up with a new friend to test your skill, or hang around to learn the rules! We will meet in the Teen Room at the South Branch Library.
Come enjoy a morning movie at South Branch Library for kids of all ages! We'll provide the popcorn. You can even wear your pajamas if you like! Halloween movie selection TBD.
Come join us for coding, fun, and community! Even if you haven't registered yet, you're welcome to join us. We'll meet in the Puzzler Room. Feel free to bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Girls Who Code Clubs are a community of girls who actively design, code, read, and explore together! The goal of the club is to increase the number of women with an interest in computer science.
Come join us for coding, fun, and community! Even if you haven't registered yet, you're welcome to join us. Feel free to bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Girls Who Code Clubs are a community of girls who actively design, code, read, and explore together! The goal of the club is to increase the number of women with an interest in computer science.
Families, bring your creative juices and learn about process art as you make something with our craft supplies! This craft hour isn't about a perfect finished product. It's about the journey of exploring new craft materials, using your imagination, and creating something unique.
When stress begins to work against us, it can cause many negative side effects. This presentation will help you understand and mitigate the negative effects of secondary trauma and compassion fatigue on your mind, body and soul. You will leave with trauma-informed tools that will help boost your personal resilience and career longevity. This program from the ADR Section of the CO Bar Association & the Summit Conflict Resolution Coalition is free, it is by R.S.V.P. only and capacity is limited. Email [email protected] with 'Taking Care' in the subject line.
The Synagogue of Summit will be partnering with the South Branch Library to teach the process and history of Hanukkah treats and traditions so we invite teens 6th-12th to come enjoy! We will need a waiver completed so please email [email protected] to be sent a copy.
- Every month we hold a brand new scavenger hunt , where you can win brand new FREE books and candy bars. The month of October is a Spook-tacular fun scavenger hunt. Hunt solo or bring your friends! - Make-n-Take craft kit, set up in the YA area of the library - make it at the table or take it with you to make at home. All supplies provided. This month we have a Day of the Dead bookmark. - The month of October we are having a TEEN "Guess How Many Pieces of Candy" Game! Check in at the Circulation Desk to submit your guess for a chance to win 2 free YA books and the entire colossal jar of candy. Drawing to be held at Main Branch during the Spooky Story Readings on October 31st, 5 pm.
The teens will be cooking up the foods in the downstairs kitchen from 3:00 – 7:00 pm, to be served at our second annual Teen’s Friendsgiving. A waiver must be filled out previous to this event so please email [email protected] Attendance is not mandatory for the entire time, pop in and out as you please!
Butter making 4:30 – 6:00 in the South Branch Kitchen! Don’t show up empty handed to your Thanksgiving dinner this year! Teens in 6 – 12th grades are invited to make homemade butter to bring to their Thanksgiving feast. Please register by emailing [email protected], we only have ten spots open for this event!
Teens, come join us for a fun project making your own mini notebook using our cinch binding machine! You'll also learn how to make your own handmade envelopes, how to score, bind, and embellish--all while using a variety of tools and materials.
Join us at 11 for Christmas stories and songs in English and Spanish. Afterward, children can play and make a craft! / Júntense a las 11 para cuentos de Navidad y canciones en Inglés y Español. Después, los niños pueden jugar y hacer un arte.
Families are invited to join us for a special evening North Branch Story Time! Be sure to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal or blanket. Children will enjoy books, songs, quiet free play, a snack and a closing yoga activity.
You are invited to a Holiday Cookie Exchange! Don your favorite holiday attire, bring 2 dozen cookies to exchange, and a copy of your recipe. Also, be prepared to share a little “history” behind your treat. It could be a family tradition passed down through the generations or a funny holiday story that made your treat a longtime favorite. Register by calling 970-668-4280 or email [email protected] Happy Baking!
The Puzzler room will be booked from 4:00 – 7:00 pm every Wednesday leading up to Fandom Caroling for teens (6th-12th grade) hoping to help write the carols to be performed on December 18th.
End of the Year Teen Party for 6-12th grade students will be in the Hopefull/Discovery room. We will be celebrating all of the hard work and adventures from the teens this past year! The celebration will include a Wii and Xbox game night! Snacks will be provided. Anyone with pictures from teen events through the year are asked to send them to [email protected]
South Branch teens (6th-12th) will be making resin replicas of Lego figurines that they can then decorate in likeness of whatever their imagination can conjure up! Meet in the Tip Top room from 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Wear clothes you can get dirty!
We invite teens (grades 6-12) to learn to make Japanese Ink Floating! Join us for this Suminagashi project learning to make beautiful images on copperplate paper! This event at the Main Library in Frisco is on April 16 at 3:30 pm. Please call to register as space is limited. 970 668-5555.
Join Holly Griffith, a 20-year genealogy enthusiast, for this three-class series for anyone curious to "climb the family tree" for the first time. These hands-on classes will concentrate on easy, available resources that you can use to research your family, including Summit County Library's My Heritage database. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Space is limited, call 970-453-3544 to register.
The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slideshow Series. This week, our first travel slideshow will take us ice climbing up to 9,000 ft in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan. Steve Stater's climbing background includes 50 years of mountaineering in Colorado, but it was a special experience to climb with his 17 year old son. As always, the show begins at 6:00 pm in the Hopefull/Discovery Room at the South Branch Library in Breckenridge.
Our South Branch travel slideshow continues with professional photographer Dave Cooper sharing his journeys to the ends of the earth! His photos will include his amazing trip to Patagonia, as well as his visit to the Brooks Range of Alaska, within the Arctic Circle. The show starts at 6pm downstairs in the Hopefull/Discovery Room.
We will explore stories and songs through yoga breathing and poses. Suggested age range: 5 to 10 years old (Please wear clothing you can move in and bring a yoga mat if you have one). Blue River Room.
Join us for a new program offered at the North Branch in Silverthorne. We will look at the art styles used by various children’s book illustrators and try those techniques ourselves! 4:15 to 5:00 p.m., Blue River Room, North Branch Library. Suggested age range: 5 to 10 years old (Painting shirts will be provided).
Families are invited to join us once a month for a special evening Storytime at South Branch in Breckenridge! Be sure to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal or blanket. Children will enjoy books, felt stories, songs, and a small craft. Storytime is a great place for your child to start developing social skills and early literacy skills that will prepare them for learning to read. This program is also a welcome space for those learning to speak English and for children of all abilities.
Come learn different styles of comic design and try your hand at making your own comic book! All supplies will be included. Feel free to bring your favorite comic examples to share with the group or draw inspiration from (get it?) In the Tip Top room from 4:30 – 6:00 pm.
The South Branch teens (6th-12th grade) will be exploring the customs, activities, and taboos of the Chinese New Year. Come eat some traditional snacks, open red envelopes, and learn about the Year of The Pig. Meet in the Expanded Hopefull/Discovery Room from 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Join us to hear all about travel writer, Katie Coakley's recent trip to Portugal. Portugal has all of the charms and attractions of bigger European countries, but at a fraction of the cost. Come learn about Portugal's rich history and Katie's adventures in Lisbon, the Duoro Valley, Porto, Lagos, and Evora. This event will take place in the Hopefull/Discovery room at 6pm.
We invite juniors and teens grades 4th-8th grade to join us for a fun night of after hours games at the South Branch Library! Participants will team up to complete for glory through a multitude of challenges. Snack and fun will be provided. All attendees must register by emailing [email protected] or [email protected] or call 970-453-3547. We must have a signed waiver in NO LATER THAN JANUARY 15th. We will meet in the Hopefull/Discovery Room before 5pm.
Experience South Korea and Japan as you learn about the major cities including Seoul, Gyeongju, Tokyo, and Kyoto, as well as the DMZ between North and South Korea from Bob Hinderholtz. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the show will start in the Blue River Room at 7pm.
For our next Travel Slideshow, join Amanda Day and learn all about traveling around Greece! As always, the show begins at 6:00 pm in the Hopefull/Discovery Room at the South Branch Library in Breckenridge.
Join local authors Lisa Shultz and Dr. Karen Wyatt along with chaplain Loren Pierce Coleman as they talk about how to face the eminent death of a loved one. This is a special opportunity to gather resources and learn positive ways to cope during this difficult time in your life.
Join us for a fun class for teens grades 6-12 making your own Legos with silicone molds. Please register by calling 970 668-5555 as this class is filling up fast already! This event will be held at the Main Library in Frisco. County Commons Building. 0037 Peak One Dr.
Our Friends of the Library would love your help setting up for our huge book sale! The Friends organize three sales a year at the Main Library. All money raised goes toward library materials and programs. If you are available to help out starting at 3pm, please call 970-453-5555. Perks include first pick of books!
This program has been cancelled but we hope to offer it in the the fall instead. Feeling smart? Know lots of extra facts and just want to show off? Then come to Trivia Night at Red Buffalo Cafe and put your knowledge to the test. We will be welcoming teams of up to 6 people. You can make some new friends by joining a team on game night, or assemble a team with friends and family ahead of time. PRIZES will be won! Please call 970-668-4280 or email [email protected] to register.
Let’s throw it all the way back to LEGO Club. Bring your youthful creativity and get ready to play like we used to. We will meet downstairs in the Hopefull/Discovery rooms from 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us for stories and songs about love in English and Spanish. Afterward, children can play and make a craft! Júntense para cuentos y canciones sobre el amor en Inglés y Español. Después, los niños pueden jugar y hacer un arte.
Bring your stuffed animal to the library any time on Tuesday, February 26, for a stuffed animal sleepover! While you're at home sleeping, your stuffed animals will have a blast exploring the South Branch Library and getting into all kinds of mischief! Be sure to follow our Facebook and Instagram accounts as we'll post updates from the slumber party. Then, come back on Wednesday, February 27, and pick up your stuffed animal and a free book to take home and read together!
Children are invited to a special Saturday yoga and music program! Led by local Kat Carter (Meta Yoga & Bhava Yoga), children will interact with instruments, sing songs, and enjoy stories about yoga. Bring your own mat or use one of ours (or use the floor!).
In celebration of National Library Week and Children's Book Week, come check out Top Hogs, a comedy-filled trick pig show happening at each branch of the Summit County Library! Join us for nonstop action, audience participation, and education in this show as a pig, a dog, and a bird perform exciting tricks to music and the cues of renowned animal trainer and performer John Vincent! Come by early to get a seat, as we will start promptly. (Learn more at tophogs.com) This even is presented by the Friends of the Library and the Elaine Gerson Memorial Fund.
In celebration of National Library Week and Children's Book Week, come check out Top Hogs, a FREE comedy-filled trick pig show happening at each branch of the Summit County Library! Join us for nonstop action, audience participation, and education in this show as a pig, a dog, and a bird perform exciting tricks to music and the cues of renowned animal trainer and performer John Vincent! Come by early to get a seat, as we will start promptly. (Learn more at tophogs.com) This even is presented by the Friends of the Library and the Elaine Gerson Memorial Fund.
In celebration of National Library Week and Children's Book Week, come check out Top Hogs, a FREE comedy-filled trick pig show happening at each branch of the Summit County Library! Kids of all ages are invited for nonstop action, audience participation, and education in this show as a pig, a dog, and a bird perform exciting tricks to music and the cues of renowned animal trainer and performer John Vincent! Come early to get a seat, as we will start promptly. (Learn more at tophogs.com) This even is presented by the Friends of the Library and the Elaine Gerson Memorial Fund.
Part of our new technology series at the library! Want to read magazines on your tablet? Not sure how to access The New York Times without the article blocks? This beginner class will teach you how to use digital magazines, The New York Times, and databases available for free through the library! Come learn tips and tricks for getting the most out the library's digital resources. Feel free to bring your laptop or tablet device, or use one of ours.
Awareness for Happiness presents a puppet show for children ages 4 to 10 years old and their caregivers on the topic of preventing sexual abuse. Parents will have the opportunity to ask questions and will receive a handout with useful information on the topic. Snacks will be provided. This event is also sponsored by the FIRC, Colorado Mountain College, and the Mendiola family. Full schedule of events: 2:30 - 3:15 pm - Show in English; 3:15 - 3:45 pm - Snack time for both groups; 4:00 - 4:45 pm - Show in Spanish; 4:45 - 5:00 pm - Questions.
We invite you to join us for our last workshop for the Historically Speaking Library Lecture series in partnership with the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance! These lectures are free and open to the public. Join us for a pictorial presentation by Erica Davis on Colorado edible wild plants, both native and non-native, including how they were used by past peoples and how they can be used today.
Come meet Summit County Library's new director, Stephanie Ralph, and learn more about her experience and vision for the library. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Library Board.
Come meet Summit County Library's new director, Stephanie Ralph, and learn more about her experience and vision for the library. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Library Board.
Come meet Summit County Library's new director, Stephanie Ralph, and learn more about her experience and vision for the library. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Library Board.
Come to the Silverthorne Pavilion from 11am – 1pm on Sunday, April 14th to scope out the hottest feminine prom fashions. Feast on hors d'oeuvres and sparkling cider while looking for your 2019 prom dress! Already have a dress? There will be a professional makeup artist onsite giving tutorials you won’t want to miss. We will be giving away Vinyl Cosmetics and one lucky winner will receive a prom gift basket to meet all the rest of your needs! If you find something you like, take it home. All dresses provided are complimentary. Contact [email protected] for more information.
In celebration of National Library Week we invite kids Kindergarten through 5th grade to test their skills in a round of fun library-themed games! We will meet at the Blue River Room in the North Branch Library in Silverthorne.
We invite 6th-12th grade students to come battle other Potter Heads to find out who is the ultimate Harry Potter Fan! We will meet downstairs in the Hopefull/Discovery room from 4:00 – 6:00pm.
Families are invited to join us for a special evening Storytime at South Branch Library in Breckenridge! This summer, we will be outside on the reading deck enjoying the beautiful weather. In case of rain, we will meet in the Hopefull/Discovery Room inside. Feel free to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal or blanket. Children will enjoy books, felt stories, songs, and a small craft. Storytime is a great place for your child to start developing social skills and early literacy skills that will prepare them for learning to read. This program is also a welcome space for those learning to speak English and for children of all abilities.
Just in time for Mother's Day, adults are invited to learn the basics of sustainable, seasonal, and local flower arranging led by Alyse, owner of Mountain Roots Garden Design and Botanics in Frisco. Leave with a beautiful bouquet! Space is limited so be sure to call 970-453-3544 to register.
Júntense por cuentos, canciones, y juegos en inglés y español, y manualidades/botanas en Sábado el 4 de mayo desde las 10:00 a las 12:00. ¡Pasen por sólo un rato o quédense por el tiempo completo! ¡Libro gratuito por todos niños! Grupo etario surgido: 3-7 años, ¡Pero, todos son bienvenidos! (¡Padres y abuelos, también!) // Come join us for stories, songs, and games in English and Spanish celebrating the joy of books and reading on Saturday, May 4 from 10am to Noon. Come for the whole time or just drop in for a while! Free book for all children! Suggested age range: 3 to 7 years old, but all are welcome! (Parents and grandparents, too!)
Hogwarts is coming to Breckenridge! The Friends of the Summit County Libraries and Après Handcrafted Libations are teaming up to bring you two nights of Harry Potter trivia. You will need to brush up on the histories, mysteries, and spells from the world of your favorite Boy Who Lived.Wizarding Casual Attire is strongly recommended. Registration is open so click the link below to make sure you have a spot for your team of four. Spots will go faster than a snitch, so make sure to book early!
Toddlers and preschoolers (and caregivers) are invited to Little Space Cadets, South Branch Library's Summer Reading Program for young children! Join us all summer on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. for space-themed programs as we celebrate our summer theme, "A Universe of Stories." Children will enjoy books, felt stories, activities, puppets, and songs, along with craft activity. Little Space Cadets is a great place for your child to start developing social skills and early literacy skills that will prepare them for learning to read. This program is also a welcome space for those learning to speak English and for children of all abilities.
Join us for the kick-off event for the Children's Summer Reading Program! Denver-based Sam Malcolm will amaze your kids with his fantastic juggling and comedy performance. Come get your children registered, pick up your reading log and program schedule, and get ready for a fun summer of educational and exciting programming! Our theme this year is "A Universe of Stories" and we will be learning all about outer space! This program is appropriate for children of all ages, up to 5th grade.
Summer Reading Program continues with performances by the National Repertory Orchestra just for kids! Make sure to bring in your completed reading logs for prizes, and register for the program if you haven't already. The National Repertory Orchestra is a summer symphony orchestra and academy that trains young musicians for professional careers in music. This program is happening simultaneously at all three locations at 1:30pm. For children of all ages, birth through 5th grade are welcome.
Join us for another amazing Summer Reading Program performer with Mad Science of Colorado! Mad Science programs are designed to get kids excited about STEM learning by introducing them to the wonderful world of science through hands-on activities, engaging demonstrations, and more! Make sure to bring in your completed reading logs for prizes, and register for the program if you haven't already. This program is appropriate for children of all ages, up to 5th grade.
Your children won't want to miss this exciting, entertaining, and educational show for the whole family. The Kids House of Joy family act performs songs and dances for hand clapping and foot stomping fun! Kids House of Joy is part of our Summer Reading Program. Don't forget to bring in your completed reading logs for prizes! This program is appropriate for children of all ages, up to 5th grade.
Join us all summer long for great performers during our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program! This week, you won't want to miss Summer Reading Program veteran Dari as she leads us in an outer-space themed yoga practice. Don't forget to bring in your completed reading logs for prizes! This program is appropriate for children of all ages, up to 5th grade.
Your kids won't want to miss our Drum Safari program as we blast off to the stars (and beyond)! The group will bring traditional drums and a few mysterious instruments from another galaxy. Your kids will dance their way through the solar system and find out what makes gravity SO groovy while exploring the rhythms of our universe. Don't forget to bring in your completed reading logs for great prizes! This program is appropriate for children of all ages, up to 5th grade.
We're wrapping up an amazing summer of space-themed programs with a Summit County favorite - Ann Lincoln! Your kids will be amazed by Ann's incredible magic tricks, comedy, and juggling skills. This is the last program of the summer, and your last chance to turn in reading logs for our grand prize! This program is appropriate for children of all ages, up to 5th grade.
Join us all summer long for great programs during our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program. This is a week you won't want to miss! Breck Create will be leading us in a fun art session and we create space-themed art. Don't forget to bring in your completed reading logs for prizes! This program is appropriate for children of all ages, up to 5th grade.
Calling all elementary students! Come to the South Branch Library in Breckenridge all summer on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. for amazing space-themed programs as we celebrate our summer theme, "A Universe of Stories." Summer Space Club is South Branch Library's Summer Reading Program for K-5th graders. Children will enjoy STEAM activities and the chance to meet new friends - no parents allowed!
3rd-5th graders are invited to join us all summer for for coding, fun, and friendship - no parents allowed! Learn more about computer science while actively designing, coding, reading, and exploring together. Feel free to bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Unlike our sister program Girls Who Code, this club is open to everyone, boys and girls.
Part of our new technology series at the library! This interactive class will teach you how to use the library website to its full potential. You'll learn about placing holds on books, utilizing databases, checking our calendar, and more. Feel free to bring your laptop or tablet device, or use one of ours.
We are exploring the universe this summer at North Branch Library! Join other kids ages 8-12 years in discovery with STEAM based activities throughout the summer.
We invite 6th-12th graders to join in for a fun afternoon filled with board games and friendly competition!
Patrons are invited to sign up at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne circulation desk for a 10 minute time slot for their child (or 2 to 3 children) to practice their reading with certified reading dog, Ingrid. Feel free to call 970-668-4280 with questions.