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May the 4th Be With You!

Star Wars Day

Celebrate Star Wars Day!
“May the 4th” is a day for all lovers of Jedi, the Resistance, the Skywalkers, the Hutts, Boba Fett, Gamorrean guards, Maz Kanata, General Grievous, Rancor Keeper and Snap Wexley to unite and celebrate all there is in the galaxy far, far way.

(Why May 4, you ask? Why, it’s right there in the date, a play on “May the Force be with You.”)

Check out some of our beloved Star Wars books (we have titles to appeal to every age!), binge on Star Wars dvds, and enjoy Star Wars again – and again – and again…

 

One Book 4 Colorado Returns April 17!

The One Book 4 Colorado program aims to get books into the hands of 4 year olds across the state each year.  This year’s free giveaway will take place April 17 – May 1 here at the library, so don’t forget to stop by and pick up a book for that special 4 year old in your life!

Books are available in English and Spanish.  The title of this year’s prize book will be revealed on the 17th.

Learn more about the OB4CO program and the impact is has made here.

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Local Authors: Hear one today, find others on display!

March is a great month to feature local authors! Check out our upcoming events, and stop by the lobby display to find works by other local authors!

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Upcoming: Tonight (Thursday, March 2), 6:30 pm: Meet  to Amy Rivers, who will be discussing her recent books. Copies will be available for purchase!

Saturday, March 18, 10:30 am: Heather Preusser will do a story time and share her book A Symphony of Cowbells.

 

Read Aloud From Birth . . . It Makes a Difference!

mom-and-baby-readMarch kicks off the “Read Aloud From Birth” campaign, from our friends at the Read Aloud 15 Minutes organization.  Based on their research, only 15% of parents read aloud to their baby in the first year of life. That means over 3 million babies each year miss out on early brain development, and yet it only requires as little as 15 minutes a day to reap that benefit for your baby! Continue reading Read Aloud From Birth . . . It Makes a Difference!