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.

*No program on November 11 due to Veterans Day*

Story Time with Julianne Stokes

Wednesday, November 9 | 10:00 & 11:00 am

Join us for a morning with special guest Julianne Stokes! She is an author and illustrator, most notably known for her book Ski Bird and Powder Piggy: Race to the Top. Get ready for an interactive story time and crafts!

Noche de Cine Familiar

Tuesday, November 29 | 4:30-6:30 pm

This month: Soul

!Disfruta de pizza y una película con tu familia! Las películas se presentan en español con subtítulos en inglés. 

Enjoy pizza and a movie with your family! Films are shown in Spanish with English subtitles.

Make Your Own Snowman

Wednesday, November 30 | 3:30-4:30 pm

This week at After School Wednesday we will be making our very own snowman! Sewing expert Jennifer Hansen teaches a wonderful sewing class. Don't miss this one!

Children's Book Club

Monday, December 5 | 2:00-3:00 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

In the Lab

3D Printer Workshops

November 5 & 19

2:00-4:00 pm

Learn how to design, prototype, and iterate your ideas from scratch with the help of 3D printing, 3D scanning, and 3D Modeling tools. For ages 12+.

Register HERE.

Open Studio Coding


3:00-6:00 pm

Bring your own laptop or use ours. Work on current coding projects or use the many free programs available online. This is a space to explore by yourself or collaborate with others in a relaxed environment. 

No instruction will be provided. For ages 10-18.

3D Printer Training

Fridays & Saturdays

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sign up for a 3D printer training! Learn how to use our Lulzbot Mini 2 safely so that you can come at a later date and work on your own projects. No previous experience is necessary. 

For ages 13+. 

Register HERE.

Pitkin County Library invites you to read

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Sign up for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program HERE. Then, swing by the Children's Room to pick up a program booklet, which you and your child can use to track reading and find fun activity suggestions. Prizes are handed out after 500 and 1,000 books. 

Newbery Award Winners - Century of Distinguished Children's Books

Check out the full list!

Library Closures

Please note! Pitkin County Library will be closed:

Friday, November 11 for Veterans Day

Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25 for Thanksgiving

Online resources are available 24/7.

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