Events and Activities in the Children's Room

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is the flagship program of the Dollywood Foundation. It reaches more children than any other early childhood book gifting program and mails free, high-quality, age-appropriate books to children from birth until age five, no matter their family’s income.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Start healthy, early literacy habits by helping your child read 1,000 books before they start kindergarten! Sign up in person to receive an activity book and receive prizes for every 100 books read together.

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Mystery Book Club and Escape Room

Friday, September 1 | 4:30-6:00pm

Join us every first Friday of the month starting September 1st for a book club and escape room to work on problem-solving skills. Our first book will by The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene and our escape room will follow similar themes. This group will be lead by Children's Librarian, Sierra Fransen.

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Wonderkits Are Now Available!

A Wonderkit includes a Wonderbook and a toy or activity related to the Wonderbook. Wonderbooks are print books that contain a ready-to-play audiobook, making it easy for kids to follow along.

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Ann Lincoln Foam Party

Tuesday, August 1| 11:00am-12:30pm

Get ready to get lost in mounds of foam at our annual foam party! Come dressed in bathing suits or clothes you feel comfortable getting wet in and wear non-slip shoes.

This event will take place outside the Library on the Galena Street Plaza.

Read-In at the Library followed by Billie the Dog

Wednesday, August 2| 11:00-2:00pm

We invite friends and family to come to the library to read or listen to your own books in a comfortable shared space. Refreshments are included.

Starting at 1pm, you can read with Billie the Dog! Sign-up for 15 minute time slots to read to Billie at the start of the Read In. 

Both events are held in the Dunaway Community Room.

Tunes & Tales

Thursday, August 3 | 10:30-11:00am

Tunes & Tales returns with special musical storytimes in conjunction with the Aspen Music School! Come ready to sing and learn about different types of instruments. 

Theatre Aspen Storytime

Monday, August 7 | 10:30-11:00am

Head over to the Hurst Community Theatre for a special storytime with Theatre Aspen.

Summer Reading Closing Foam Party

Tuesday, August 8 | 11:00am-12:30pm

Join us for our 2023 Summer Reading closing party! We will have a giant foam machine to help us celebrate another successful year of summer reading fun and activities.

This event will take place outside the Library on the Galena Street Plaza.

Theatre Aspen Storytime

Monday, August 14 | 10:30-11:00am

Head over to the Hurst Community Theatre for a special storytime with Theatre Aspen.

Weekly Storytimes

Theatre Aspen Storytime @ the Hurst Community Theatre

Monday, August 7 | 10:30-11:00am

Monday, August 14 | 10:30-11:00am

Take a field trip over to the Theatre Aspen tent for a special Monday storytime! 

Located at 470 Rio Grand Place, children ages 6-11 are invited to participate in theatre-based story activities from 10:30-11:00am every Monday this summer starting June 26 (ending August 14).

Baby Storytime

Join us once a week for a special baby storytime, for ages 0-2.

Tuesday, August 1 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, August 8 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, August 15 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, August 22 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, August 29 | 10:30-11:00am

Children's Storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and more!

Wednesday, August 2 | 10:30am

Thursday, August 3 | 10:30am

*Tunes and Tales

Wednesday, August 9| 10:30am

Thursday, August 10| 10:30am

Wednesday, August 16| 10:30am

Thursday, August 17| 10:30am

Wednesday, August 23| 10:30am

Thursday, August 24| 10:30am

Wednesday, August 30| 10:30am

Thursday, August 31| 10:30am

Snowmass Village Storytime

All-ages storytime every Thursday seasonally at The Collective, located in Snowmass Base Village. Whether you're a local or a visitor, join us for stories, songs, stretches, and more!


This storytime is available July 6 - August 31.

Thursday, August 3 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, August 10 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, August 17 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, August 24 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, August 31 | 10:30-11:00am

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