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What we find by Robyn Carr
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Between the urban bustle of Denver and the high-stress environment of a career in neurosurgery, Maggie Sullivan has hit a wall. (Read more...)

Anime Club
Join us for anime, manga, cosplay, and Japanese culture. Note that we are switching to Tuesdays starting in January. Teens in grades 6-12 do not need to register for the anime club: you can just show up. Tue, Jun 14th, 6:30-8pm, Tue, Jul 12th, 6:30-8pm, and Tue, Aug 9th, 6:30-8pm.
Teen Board Meeting
5:30pm on the third Thursday each month. The teen board will meet to discuss teen matters and plan future events.
Games Club
The chess club has become a games club. We will still have chess available, but we also now invite others to join in and play other board games and card games. Bring your own game or play one of ours. New members in grades 6-12 are invited to join at any time. Refreshments are provided. You do not need to register for the games club: you can just show up. Thu, Jun 16th, 6:30-8pm, Thu, Jul 21st, 6:30-8pm, and Thu, Aug 18th, 6:30-8pm.
Family Movie Fridays
Join us and watch a movie on our big screen. Fri, Jun 17th at 3pm, Fri, Jun 24th at 3pm, Fri, Jul 15th at 3pm, Fri, Jul 22nd at 3pm, and Fri, Jul 29th at 3pm.
Summer Solstice Crafts
Join us for sun-themed crafts. Registration is required. Call or stop by the library to sign up. Mon, Jun 20th, 4-5pm.
Get in the Game: Summer Reading 2016
Summer reading starts June 1st. Read books, win prizes.
Here's how:
  • If you are finishing grades 6-12, you can participate in teen summer reading. You may only participate in one summer reading program. (Those finishing sixth grade may choose either the children's or the teen summer reading program, and graduates may choose either the teen or adult program.)
  • Register at the children's room desk to receive your bookmark, book bag, reading log, and book review forms.
  • After reading a book (or listening to an audiobook), fill out a review form and return it to the children's desk to enter the $10 gift card drawing of your choice.
  • Each time you submit a review, your reading log should be stamped. Review five books and receive a free book. Review ten books and choose between a second free book or a certificate worth $5 off library overdue fines.
  • If you review five books by June 30th, you will be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to King's Island. (Exceptions to the five-book minimum may be made for those who are actively reading longer books; please talk to the children's room staff.)
  • Attending a summer event or volunteering at a children's event will earn you a bonus ticket to enter into a weekly drawing of your choice.
  • No teen may win more than two of the weekly drawings.
Teen Weekly Gift Card Drawings:
Drawing DateGift Cards
Friday, June 10th Game Stop #1 Dollar General
Friday, June 17th Cinemark #1 Wendy's
Friday, June 24th Barnes and Noble #1 The Candi Bar
Friday, July 1st Amazon Subway
Friday, July 8th Cinemark #2 Pizza Hut
Friday, July 15th iTunes Taco Bell
Friday, July 22nd Barnes and Noble #2 Hot Topic
Friday, July 29th Game Stop #2 Dollar Tree
Saturday, July 30th (Grand Prize) Barnes and Noble ($25) Barnes and Noble ($25)
Movie Nights
Join us for a movie on our big screen.
Alice in Wonderland Party
Don your favorite Wonderland-themed costume and join us for croquet, a hat-making contest, games, and a tea party. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Registration is required: call or stop by the library to signup. Tue, Jun 28th, 5-7pm.
Drop-In Papercrafting
Want to try scrapbooking, card making, or quilling? Drop in any time from 5-8pm. Use our paper punches, die cuts, stamps, and other tools. All supplies are provided. You do not need to register for this program: just drop in. Thu, Jul 7th, 5-8pm.
Bingo for Books
Play BINGO and win teen books or pop culture prizes. Registration is requested. Call or stop by the library to sign up. Thu, Jul 14th, 6-7:30pm.
Life-Size Lawn Chess
All skill levels are invited to play a game of chess where the players are the pieces. Weather permitting, this game will be held on the lawn. Ages 8 and up are welcome to participate, but registration is required. Call or stop by the library to sign up. Wed, Jul 27th at 6pm.