The Library will be closed Monday, February 19 for Presidents' Day.

Events and Activities in the Children's Room

A new StoryWalk is up on the Hunter Creek Trail Extension! Check it out!

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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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.

Learn more and sign up...

Dungeons and Dragons

*now starting at 3:30pm

Saturday, February 10| 3:30-5:30pm

Saturday, February 24| 3:30-5:30pm

Come with us on a magical adventure to test your problem solving and imagination in a fantasy setting as we learn to play Dungeons and Dragons!

Story Art with the Aspen Art Museum

Tuesday, February 13| 11:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, February 27| 11:00am-12:00pm

Join us for a special storytime and art project in conjunction with the Aspen Art Museum.

Mystery Book Club and Escape Room

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

Join us every first Friday of the month for a book club and escape room to work on problem-solving skills. Our next book will be A-Z Mysteries: The Absent Author by Rob Roy and our escape room will follow the discussion. This group will be led by Children's Librarian, Sierra Fransen.

For more information, contact Sierra at [email protected].

Wednesday, February 7: Valentines! | 3:30-4:30pm

Love is in the air! Join us today to make valentines and personalized magnets for your friends and family.  

Wednesday, February 14: After School STEMDay! | 2:00-4:30pm

*Wacky Wednesday

Join us to make beautiful three dimensional snowflakes!

Wednesday, February 21: Paper Airplanes and Helicopters |3:30-4:30pm

Calling all aerospace engineers! Today we are designing and flying our identified and unidentified flying objects!

Wednesday, February 28: Leap Day Fun! | 3:30-4:30pm

Join us today to celebrate Leap Day! It will be a hopping good time!

Children's Room White Board Activity | February 1 - February 29

To celebrate "civil rights heroes," test your knowledge with a matching game!


Weekly Storytimes

Baby Storytime and Baby STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)

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

Tuesday, February 6 | 10:30-11:30am


Tuesday, February 13 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:30-11:30am


Tuesday, February 27 | 10:30-11:00am

Children's Storytime

Join us at the Library for stories, songs, and more!

Wednesday, January 31 | 10:30am

Thursday, February 1 | 10:30am

Wednesday, February 7 | 10:30am

Thursday, February 8 | 10:30am

*Special Storytime with Denali Barron from ACES.

Wednesday, February 14| 10:30am

Thursday, February 15| 10:30am

Wednesday, February 21| 10:30am

Thursday, February 22| 10:30am

Wednesday, February 28| 10:30am

Thursday, February 29 | 10:30am

Snowmass Village Storytime at the Collective

Thursday, February 1 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, February 8 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, February 15 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, February 22 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, February 29 | 10:30-11:00am

All-ages story time 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 January 11 - March 28.

Bolsitas Rojas/Little Red Bag Club

Friday, February 2 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, February 9 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, February 16 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, February 23 | 10:30-11:30am

Pitkin County Library hosts Raising A Reader's Little Red Bag Club, or Bolsitas Rojas, for caregivers and their 0 to 5-year-old children who are not enrolled in school.  Educators from Raising a Reader will provide parents 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. Join us for Bilingual stories and activities for young children and their caregivers every Friday at 10:30 am. 

To ensure enough supplies, registration is encouraged! Please contact Andrea Suarez at at [email protected]. Read more about Bolsitas Rojas's mission here

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