Kids Summer Reading

Garfield County Libraries Summer Reading Program 2017

 

2019 EVENTS FOR KIDS

LocoMotion

LocoMotion: The Science & Circus Arts Show

National Juggling Champion and movement artist Peter Davison presents juggling, unicycling, balancing, acrobatics, and more while teaching the science behind the artistry.

Carbondale Branch Library

Tuesday, June 11, 11:30 am 

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Tuesday, June 11, 2:30 pm

Silt Branch Library

Wednesday, June 12, 11:30 am

New Castle Branch Library

Wednesday, June 12, 2:30 pm

Rifle Branch Library

Thursday, June 13, 11:30 am

 Parachute Branch Library

Thursday, June 13, 2:30 pm

 

 

Star Dogs

Star Dogs

Denise Gard of Story Creations will bring her "Star Dogs" Joey and Sienna that perform some star-quality tricks! Join us to enjoy the performance and exciting stories about the constellations that grace our night sky. 

Carbondale Branch Library

Tuesday, June 18, 11:30 am 

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Tuesday, June 18, 2:30 pm

Silt Branch Library

Wednesday, June 19, 11:30 am

New Castle Branch Library

Wednesday, June 19, 2:30 pm

Rifle Branch Library

Thursday, June 20, 11:30 am

 Parachute Branch Library

Thursday, June 20, 2:30 pm

 

 

Nature's Educators

Nature's Educators: Animals of the Wizarding World

Some of the fantastical beasts from Harry Potter's wizarding world are real-life creatures! We will introduce you to some of the animals featured in the stories. Learn about their role in the story, but also their habitat, diet, and natural history. 

Carbondale Branch Library

Tuesday, June 25, 11:30 am 

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Tuesday, June 25, 2:30 pm

Silt Branch Library

Wednesday, June 26, 11:30 am

New Castle Branch Library

Wednesday, June 26, 2:30 pm

Rifle Branch Library

Thursday, June 27, 11:30 am

 Parachute Branch Library

Thursday, June 27, 2:30 pm

 

 

Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social

Beat the heat with a delicious treat! Choose a flavor, add toppings, and enjoy some fun in the sun. Please note: some events take place on special dates due to the 4th of July holiday.

Carbondale Branch Library

Wednesday, July 3, 12 pm

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Tuesday, July 2, 2:30 pm 

Silt Branch Library

Wednesday, July 3, 1 pm

New Castle Branch Library

Wednesday, July 3, 2:30 pm

Rifle Branch Library

Wednesday, July 3, 1 pm

 Parachute Branch Library

Tuesday, July 2, 2:30 pm

 

 

Polka-Verse

Music & Magic from the Polka-Verse

It's magic, comedy, and education rolled into one fluid, high-energy musical package guaranteed to bring a smile to the faces of young and old alike! Age-appropriate trivia questions, jokes, and a special edition of name that tune will relate to space exploration, from Neil Armstrong's place in history as the first person to set foot on the moon, to Darth Vader's theme song from "Star Wars."

Carbondale Branch Library

Tuesday, July 9, 11:30 am 

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Tuesday, July 9, 2:30 pm

Silt Branch Library

Wednesday, July 10, 11:30 am

New Castle Branch Library

Wednesday, July 10, 2:30 pm

Rifle Branch Library

Thursday, July 11, 11:30 am

 Parachute Branch Library

Thursday, July 11, 2:30 pm

 

 

Indiana Bones

Indiana Bones: Keeper of Legends

Indiana Bones combines archeology, action, adventure, ancient legends, mythology, and folklore to thrill and educates audiences. With his unique storytelling abilities, Indy weaves stories for children, families, and sci-fi lovers alike.

Carbondale Branch Library

Tuesday, July 16, 11:30 am 

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Tuesday, July 16, 2:30 pm

Silt Branch Library

Wednesday, July 17, 11:30 am

New Castle Branch Library

Wednesday, July 17, 2:30 pm

Rifle Branch Library

Thursday, July 18, 11:30 am

 Parachute Branch Library

Thursday, July 18, 2:30 pm

 

 

 

Aspen Dance

Moving Through Space

The Aspen Dance Connection will lead a fun and humorous look at choreography - and what it takes to create a dance. Dancers will perform and then the audience will be encouraged to try movements focusing on space, time, and energy.

Carbondale Branch Library

Tuesday, July 23, 11:30 am 

Glenwood Springs Branch Library

Tuesday, July 23, 2:30 pm

Silt Branch Library

Wednesday, July 24, 11:30 am

New Castle Branch Library

Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 pm

Rifle Branch Library

Thursday, July 25, 11:30 am

 Parachute Branch Library

Thursday, July 25, 2:30 pm