Library Programs & Events

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Programs for Adults and Teens  

French Conversation Circle:  Bonjour! Looking for a chance to brush up on your French We’ll gather once a month to practice our French language skills in a supportive, immersive environment. All skill levels are welcome.  First Wednesday of every month at 1pm. Altenbach Room.

Wednesday Writers Group: On the first & third Wednesday of each month we'll meet to discuss the craft of writing and practice with prompts and exercises.  All experience levels are welcome.  1st and 3rd Wednesday's at 6:30pm. Altenbach Room.  

Computer Basics: Getting Started: Learn the basics of using a computer and practice using a mouse. NO computer experience required. Registration required. Tech Lab. Saturday, December 2 at 10:30am. Tech Lab.

Harplanders Performance: Enjoy the beautiful sounds of a live performance. Presented by the local Colorado Celtic Harp Society.  Saturday, December 9 at 2pm. Reading Circle.

English Conversation Circle: Would you like to practice and improve your English speaking skills? Would you like to meet other new English speakers and learn from each other? Englewood Public Library invites you to attend the English Conversation Circle to practice speaking English. This event is meant for adults who are beginning or intermediate English language learners.  Saturday, December 9 at 10:30am in the Altenbach Room. 

Conversations over Coffee:  We have donuts & coffee! If you’re currently experiencing homelessness or you’re interested in discussing social issues affecting our community, please join us for a warm beverage and a donut. Let's share stories and get to know each other. Open to everyone regardless of housing situation.  For adults and teens. Tuesday, December 19 at 10:30am. Altenbach Room.

Malley Book Club: This month's book is Books for Living by Will Schwalbe. Thursday, December 21 at 10:30am. Malley Center.

Internet 101: Students learn basic internet terms and navigation using Google Chrome. Students are introduced to Google search techniques to find information. Wednesday, December 20 at 6:30pm. Tech Lab.

Sit-N-Knit: Whether you’re an expert or have never learned to cast on, this group could be just what you’re looking for! Join us for a relaxing evening to build your skills, share your knowledge, and make new friends.  Wednesday, December 27 at 6:30pm. Perrin Room. 

Open Tech Lab: 

  • Mondays & Saturdays: 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Thursdays: 4:30-6:30pm
  • Fridays & Sundays: 2:30-4:30pm

 

Programs for Children

No registration required for most programs; see below for more information.

Babysteps: Storytime for children birth to 18 months old & caregiver. Every Wednesday at 10:30am and 2:30pm

Teetertots: Storytime for children 18 months to 3 years old & caregiver. Every Monday and Tuesday at 10:30am

Preschool: Storytime for children 3 to 5 years old. Every Thursday at 10:30am.

Open Play:  The storytime room will be open with a variety of toys that will spark the imagination.  All ages welcome. December 2, 16 and 30 at 10am.

Lego Programs: School-aged children, come in and create! Parents welcome too. December 9 & 23 at 10am. December 22, 26 & 28 at 1pm.

Toddler/Preschool EXTRA: Pajama Party: Let’s have a Pajama Party!  Lots of fun sleepover activities to lead the kids into nap time!  Stories, Dancing, Crafts and more.  There will even be a “midnight snack”.  Be sure to wear your PJs (parents too!). Monday, December 11 at 10:30am. 

Snowman Party: Join us as we celebrate Snowmen with crafts, games, a snowball fight and an indoor ice skating pond (skates not required!) . Thursday, December 7 at 4pm.

Winter Break: Need to keep the kids busy during Winter Break? Join us December 21-30 for fun activities including:

  • Movie Days: Join us for Frosty the Snowman and Ice Age!  Feel free to bring stuffies, pillows and blankets!  There will be popcorn! December 21 & 27 at 1pm, Altenbach Room.
  • Noon Year's Eve Party: Is midnight too late for your kids to stay up and celebrate the New Year!  Then join us as we ring in the “Noon Year”.  We will start at 11am with projects and crafts that celebrate the old year and prepare for the new year.  We will count down to the New Year at noon and wrap up with some New Year’s treats and activities. December 29 at 11am.
  • Legos: School-aged children, come in and create! Parents welcome too. December 22, 26 & 28 at 1pm.