Events and Activities in the Children's Room

The Library will be closed Friday, November 3 for a staff training day, Saturday, November 11 for Veteran's Day, and Thursday and Friday November 23 and 24 for Thanksgiving.

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.

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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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Día de los Muertos Storytime and Craft

Wednesday, November 1| 10:30-11:30am

Join us for a special storytime and craft to learn about Día de los Muertos! This event will take place in the Children's Room.


Mystery Book Club and Escape Room

Friday, November 3 | 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 Enola Holmes: The Graphic Novels by Serena Blasco 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

Saturday, November 4| 3:00-5:00pm

Saturday, November 18| 3:00-5:00pm

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, November 7| 11:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, November 21| 11:00am-12:00pm

Join us for a special storytime and craft to learn about Day of the Dead! This event will take place in the Children's Room.

Creativity Workshop

Monday, November 13| 4:30-5:30pm


Monday, November 27| 4:30-5:30pm

"I Am" Poster

These creativity workshops provide an opportunity to bring together tweens and teens to share new and innovative ideas in an open and supportive environment. Join us in the Library Lab for crafting and art workshops. No art or crafting skills are necessary.

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Wednesday, November 1: Pine Cone Animals and Bird Feeders | 3:30-4:30pm

Get your garden ready for the last days of fall with homemade bird feeders and nature-crafts!  

Wednesday, November 8: 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, November 15: Hand Pies | 3:30-4:30pm

In celebration of Thanksgiving, practice baking by making hand-pies this After School Wednesday!

Wednesday, November 29: Sewing with Jennifer | 3:30-4:30pm

Sewing is back by popular demand! We will be practicing our sewing skills with special guest Jennifer Hanson this After School Wednesday.

To celebrate "outer space," there will be solar system manipulatives in the Library all month!


Weekly Storytimes

Red Bags/Little Red Bag Club

Friday, November 10 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, November 17 | 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, November 7 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, November 14 | 10:30-11:30am


Tuesday, November 21 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, November 28 | 10:30-11:30am


Children's Storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and more!

Wednesday, November 1| 10:30am

*Special Día de los Muertos Storytime

Thursday, November 2| 10:30am

Wednesday, November 8 | 10:30am

Thursday, November 9| 10:30am

Wednesday, November 15| 10:30am

Thursday, November 16| 10:30am

Wednesday, November 22| 10:30am

Wednesday, November 29| 10:30am

Thursday, November 30| 10:30am

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