The Library will be closed Monday, January 1, for New Year's Day, and Monday, January 15, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Events and Activities in the Children's Room

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

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...

Calling all demigods and Greek mythology fans alike!

If you are interested in reading Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, learning more about Greek mythology, doing Camp Half-Blood-themed crafts, and celebrating the release of the television show, join us at the Library!

We will meet bi-monthly starting Thursday, January 11 and Thursday, January 25.

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

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.

Find out more...

Mystery Book Club and Escape Room

Friday, February 2 | 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 The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart. 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].

Dungeons and Dragons

*now starting at 3:30pm

Saturday, January 13| 3:30-5:30pm

Saturday, January 27| 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!

StoryArt with the Aspen Art Museum

Tuesday, January 2| 11:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, January 16| 11:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, January 30| 11:00am-12:00pm

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

Wednesday, January 10: After School STEMDay | 2:00-4:30pm

*Wacky Wednesday

After School STEMDay with the Aspen Science Center: This week we are visited by the Aspen Science Center for Wacky Wednesdays!  

Wednesday, January 17: 3D Snowflakes | 3:30-4:30pm

Join us to make beautiful three dimensional snowflakes!

Wednesday, January 24: Baking! | 3:30-4:30pm

Join us today to learn how to make yummy cornbread and butter!

Wednesday, January 31: Blindfold Building! | 3:30-4:30pm

Can you handle the challenge of building without being able to see? Join us to test your skills by building different shapes and structures while blindfolded!

To celebrate "word play," word magnets will be available all month for improv poetry.


Weekly Storytimes

Snowmass Village Storytime at the Collective

Thursday, January 11 | 10:30-11:30am

Thursday, January 18 | 10:30-11:30am

Thursday, January 25 | 10:30-11:30am

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.

Red Bags/Little Red Bag Club

Friday, January 12 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, January 19 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, January 26 | 10:30-11:30am

Bilingual stories and activities for young children every Friday at 10:30am. 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.

Baby Storytime and Baby STEAM

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

Tuesday, January 2 | 10:30-11:30am

Tuesday, January 9 | 10:30-11:30am


Tuesday, January 16 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, January 23 | 10:30-11:30am


Tuesday, January 30 | 10:30-11:00am

Children's Storytime

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

Wednesday, January 3 | 10:30am Thursday, January 4 | 10:30am

Wednesday, January 10 | 10:30am

Thursday, January 11 | 10:30am

*Special Storytime with Denali Barron from ACES.

Wednesday, January 17| 10:30am

Thursday, January 18| 10:30am

Wednesday, January 24| 10:30am

Thursday, January 25| 10:30am

Wednesday, January 31| 10:30am

Thursday, February 1 | 10:30am

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