ADULT PROGRAMS

All Adult Programs are free at the Longmont Library 

AUTHOR BILL ELLIS DISCUSSES PARADIGM SHIFT
April 3 @ 7 PM in the Library Meeting Rooms
Join us for a lively discussion on paradigm shifts, led by local author Bill Ellis. Ellis is the author of five novels, including his latest, Paradigm Shift, and is the past president of the Longmont Writers Club. Audience participation is welcomed.

AUTHOR JULENE BAIR
April 17 @ 7 PM in the Library Meeting Rooms
Author Julene Bair will discuss her book The Ogallala Road, a Memoir of Love and Reckoning. If you are interested in the beauty of the plains of Kansas, the preservation of the nation’s most vital source of fresh water, or just like a good love story, then you will want to attend this event. Information and displays about conserving energy will also be available.

 

CHILDREN PROGRAMS

Register at the Children’s and Teen Services desk or call 303.651.8477

For information on upcoming storytimes and events see the Library’s Children Calendar

WEEKLY PROGRAMS

TUESDAY
Storytimes • 10:15 and 11 AM
Preschool, Toddler and Lapsit

WEDNESDAY
Storytimes • 10:15 and 11 AM and 1:30 PM
Preschool, Toddler and Lapsit

Afternoon Family Storytime • 1:30 to 2 PM
Thirty minutes of stories and more — for all ages! 

Drop-in Math, Science & Reading Tutoring • 5:30 to 7:30 PM
One-on-one time for math and reading help. Free for students kindergarten through high school — first-come, first served.

THURSDAY
Bedtime Storytime • 7 to 7:30 PM
Stories and songs with a three-to-six-year-old audience in mind. (Everyone else is welcome, too!) Wear pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you would like.

Bilingual Story Hour
*The first Thursday of every month   •  7:30 to 8:30 PM
Stories in Spanish and English, snacks and tea!

 

SPECIAL EVENTS
THE FOLLOWING EVENTS REQUIRE REGISTRATION
Register at the Children’s and Teen Services desk or call 303.651.8477

CIRCUITRY ART
Tuesday • April 1
Grades K-3rd • 1-2:30 pm
Grades 4-6 • 3-4:30 pm

UP IN THE AIR – KITE MAKING CRAFTS
Wednesday • April 2 @ 1-3 pm
Best for ages 10 and under.

LEGO CLUB
Friday • April 4 • 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Complete a building challenge and display your creations in the Library. A family event – all ages are welcome! Kids under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

READ ONE, PURL TWO KNITTING CLUB
Sunday • April 13 • 2 to 3 PM
A knitting club for children in grades 1-5. Bring a project to work on, or we will help you get started on one. Materials for beginning projects will be available.

CHESS CLUB
Monday • April 7 & 21 • 7 to 8:30 PM
Players of all levels welcome.

ONE BOOK 4 COLORADO STORYTIMES
April 15-17
Four year olds attending story time this week will receive a copy of a special book to take home. The title is still a secret. It will be announced soon. One Book 4 Colorado promotes early literacy programs throughout the State. The goal is for every 4-year-old to receive a book of their own.

DOGS ENJOY AFTERNOON READING
Saturday • April 19 • 1 to 2 PM
Children of all ages are invited to read to specially trained dogs.

DIA DE LOS NINOS and EARTH DAY: A DUAL CELEBRATION
Monday • April 21 @ 7-8 pm
Join us for this bilingual, family celebration of children and the earth. There will be crafts, cuentitos (little stories), and a performance by the Aztecan dance group GRUPO TLALOC Danza Azteca! Children of all ages and their families are welcome.

LOTERIA MEXICANA
Monday • April 28 • 7 PM
Traditional Mexican bingo; mostly in Spanish.

 

FOR TWEENS & TEENS

Register at the Children’s and Teen Services desk or call 303.651.8477

2ND SATURDAYS: THE LIBRARY AFTER DARK
April 12 • 6 to 9 PM
For teens and tweens in grades 6-12.
Celebrating Teen Literature, Meet the Authors
with the Teen Author Panel from 7-8 pm