Events & Activities in the Children's Room

Bolsitas Rojas/Little Red Bag Club

Fridays | 10:30-11:30 am

Bilingual stories and activities for young children every Friday at 10:30am. Educators from Raising a Reader will provide parents and caregivers with guidance about early literacy, create a network for parents of young children, and offer preschool skills to children who may not be enrolled in preschool.

Children's Book Club

Monday, December 5 | 4:00-5:00 pm

Join us for a new children's book club! Come for crafts, snacks, and a book discussion for children aged 9-12. New books will be provided by Children's Librarian Noelle Edwards. Please contact her with questions or concerns. Sign up HERE.

This month: Fairy Tale Comics: Classic Tales Told by Extraordinary Comics by Chris Duffy.

Preschool Story Time w/ Jill Sheeley

Wednesday, December 7 | 11:00-11:30 am

Preschool story time happens every Wednesday at 11am in the Dunaway Community Room. Join us for stories, songs, and more!

This week, special guest Jill Sheeley will be joining us! Jill is a long time local author and chef, most notably know for her book Fraiser Rescues Christmas

Card Crafting

Wednesday, December 7 | 3:30-4:30 pm

This week at After School Wednesday we will be crafting cards! Stop by and make your own unique origami holiday cards. Materials and instructions provided.

Dewey, the Elf on the Shelf | December 14-24

Every day Dewey will be in the Children's Room! Come to the library and find him... and check out some books!

Books Under the Tree | December 14-24

The gift of reading! There will be books wrapped and under the tree for all to enjoy!

Story Time with w/ Santa and Mrs. Claus | December 14

10:00 & 11:00 am

Story time happens every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 am at Pitkin County Library. Join us for stories, songs, and more! This story time features two special holiday

guests - Santa and Mrs. Claus! 

Sewing with Jennifer | Thursday, December 15

4:00-5:00 pm

Sew your own snowball! This is a hand sewing project made with felt. All ages and skills welcome.

Free Movie Screening: Elf | Sunday, December 18

2:00-4:00 pm

This afternoon we will be screening the movie Elf. Join us in the Dunaway Community Room for some holiday laughs!

Dreidel Decoration | Wednesday, December 21

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Decorate your own dreidel in the LAB. Everyone is welcome! Materials provided, as supplies last. 

Story Time with w/ Lieba Mintz | December 21

10:00 & 11:00 am

Join us in the Children's Room for Jewish Holiday Storytime with special guest

Lieba Mintz!

Gift Wrapping | Friday, December 23

12:00-5:00 pm

Need somewhere to wrap your gifts, away from inquisitive eyes? Come to the library! You bring the gifts, we supply the tables and wrapping supplies.

Warm Up to a Good Book

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Library Closures

Please note! Pitkin County Library will be closed:

Saturday, December 24th at 12:00 pm for Christmas Eve


Sunday, December 25 for Christmas.

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