The Library will be closed on Monday, March 11 for a staff training day

and on Monday, April 1 for Cesar Chavez 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.

Find out more...

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

Saturday, March 9| 3:30-5:30pm

Saturday, March 23| 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, March 12| 11:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, March 26| 11:00am-12:00pm

Join us for a special storytime and art project in conjunction with the Aspen Art Museum, led by Grace Hancock.

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].

Percy Jackson Book Club

Thursday, March 7 | 4:00-6:00pm

Thursday, March 21 | 4:00-6:00pm

Join us for our final meetings of this limited book club in celebration of Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief. We will be discussing the book to television adaptation as we make Camp Half-Blood -themed crafts.

We will meet bi-monthly through March.

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

Wednesday, March 6: Shrinky-Dinks and Cloud Dough! | 3:30-4:30pm

Draw a masterpiece and watch it shrink! Perfect for backpack charms! We will also be making and playing with relaxing, fluffy cloud dough.  

Wednesday, March 13: After School STEMDay! | 2:00-4:30pm

*Wacky Wednesday

Join us at 2pm for a STEM Exploration Hour with the Aspen Science Center. At 3, get ready for an adventure, the Children's Room is transforming into an escape room!

Wednesday, March 20: Sock Puppets | 3:30-4:30pm

It's showtime! Make your very own puppet and puppet show!

Children's Room White Board Activity | March 1 - March 31

Celebrate "good eating" all month at the Library!

*there will be no After School Wednesday March 27 because of Spring Break.


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, March 5 | 10:30-11:30am


Tuesday, March 12 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, March 19 | 10:30-11:30am


Tuesday, March 26 | 10:30-11:00am

Children's Storytime

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

Wednesday, March 6 | 10:30am

Thursday, March 7 | 10:30am

Wednesday, March 13 | 10:30am

Thursday, March 14 | 10:30am

*Special Storytime with Denali Barron from ACES.

Wednesday, March 20 | 10:30am

Thursday, March 21 | 10:30am

Wednesday, March 27 | 10:30am

Thursday, March 28| 10:30am

Snowmass Village Storytime at the Collective

Thursday, March 7 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, March 14 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, March 21 | 10:30-11:00am

Thursday, March 28 | 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, March 1 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, March 8 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, March 15 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, March 22 | 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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