Come to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on the fourth Tuesday of each month for popcorn and a movie! For Kids in Grades K-5.
Want to write a song? Play a Game? Jam and Dance? Our resident musician/songwriter/Youth Services Librarian will lead songwriting activities and then hand out rhythm instruments so you can jam and dance along. We've also got card games, dominoes, checkers, chess, Uno, and more. Twister anyone?
Music and Game day is the third Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library.
For kids in grades K-5.
Come to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on the second Tuesday of every month from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. for PAWS to READ! Children in grades K-5 can sign up to read to the dogs for approximately 15 minutes. Featuring dogs and handlers/literacy specialists from Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley.
It's an IDD (Instructional Development Day) for teachers so we are having an IDD at the library, too. We are calling it "I Did (It) Day!" We will have stations set up throughout the library with fun activities for children (and parents) of all ages. Students can earn an "IDD Certificate" which they can show their teacher! There will be a scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, puzzles, and games. Play "Stump the Librarian" and take part in the Shelving Contest. Stop by the Gordon Cooper Branch Library between 10:00 am and 5:30 pm on Monday, May 13 to play.
No school? Grab a friend and come on over to the Gordon Cooper Library to watch a feature length movie. We'll supply the popcorn.
Movie showings are at 1:00 pm on Thursday, May 9, Friday, May 10, and Monday May 13.
Tweens (ages 9 to 12) are invited to read and talk about good books at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Each member selects their own book to discuss. Tweens will be writing anonymous reviews for a library magazine and blog, as well as creating bookmarks about their books for display in the library. The Tween Book Club meets after school from 4 to 5 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month. Light snacks are served.
Led by an instructor from the Aspen Art Museum, Story Art combines learning to read with art-making and activities that build visual literacy. This popular program introduces children to the basic foundations of art through engaging storybooks, looking activities, and hands-on art projects.
Story Art programs are held at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on the first Tuesday of each month and are for children in grades K-5.
Come to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library and enjoy books, songs, and more at this weekly storytime for children age 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Preschool Storytime takes place on Tuesdays at 10:30 am.
Bilingual Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays for children. For children age 1-5. Led by Alejandra Rico, Assistant Youth Services Librarian.
Cuentos, canciones y juegos con los dedos. Para niños de uno a cinco años. Alejandra Rico contará los cuentos y guiará las actividades manuales.
Bilingual Storytime/Hora de Cuentos Bilingües takes place at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Wednesdays at 10:30 am.
Do you love to read backwards? Do manga and graphic novels appear in your dreams? If so, this club is for you!
Anime Club takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, May 20 at 3:00 pm.