InformationAll Library facilities will be closed on Saturday, July 4. Happy Independence Day!

Programs and Events for Kids: Manitou Springs Library

Stories and Crafts

When: Wednesday, July 01, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Please join us for a special Summer Reading program Storytime and Craft! 10:30-11:30am in the children's area of the Manitou Library!

Summer Morning Fun:Brave Dogs: Our Four Legged Heroes!

When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library


Did you know that during WWI and WWII dogs were used as patrol dogs, scout dogs, and messenger dogs? Sienna, the talented Border Collie, wants to help the allies win the war but does she have the right stuff? Is she brave enough? Join Denise Gard and Sienna, as they bring to life tales about our brave war dogs. Denise will also share the heart-warming tale of Togo the sled dog, who saved an entire village from a terrible illness. Could your dog be a hero like these dogs? At the MSES Auditorium
Thursday, July 2, 10:30 a.m. (Manitou Elementary)

Friday FUN! Art!

When: Friday, July 03, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Art! is an interactive program for elementary-aged children, right after school. This week is ART! Fun, interesting art projects are created. Light snacks are provided.

Paws to Read

When: Monday, July 06, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Stories and Crafts

When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Please join us for a special Summer Reading program Storytime and Craft! 10:30-11:30am in the children's area of the Manitou Library!

7UP:Optical Illusions for Kids

When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Optical Illusions for Kids: Tricking your brain. Fun summer programs for children ages seven years and older.

Summer Morning Fun:Dogs!

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

On the Manitou Springs Library Lawn

Friday FUN! Board Games!

When: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday Fun is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week we play Board Games! Come join us for some new games - and challenge your friends at some of the older games! Light snacks are provided.

Paws to Read

When: Monday, July 13, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Stories and Crafts

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Please join us for a special Summer Reading program Storytime and Craft! 10:30-11:30am in the children's area of the Manitou Library!

7UP:Forensics for Kids:

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Forensics for Kids: Come solve the mystery! Using science and forensic techniques, we'll uncover some clues and crack the case! Fun summer programs for children ages seven years and older.

Music and Movement

When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Caregivers and children through 5 years old participate through movement to songs and rhymes. A fun one-on-one time with your child while fostering learning, coordination and a love of music.

Summer Reading Party!

When: Friday, July 17, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

Come and celebrate a summer of reading at our free "Every Hero Has a Story" West side Summer Reading Party! Taking place at Memorial Park in Manitou Springs. There will be face painting, games, super heroes, crafts and much, much more!

Storytime with Dede Stockton!

When: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Come enjoy a special Storytime with Dede Stockton, author of Sammi Jo and the BEST DAY EVER! Dede is a local children's author. She'll read a few selections from her book and lead a craft!

Paws to Read

When: Monday, July 20, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Stories and Crafts

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Please join us for a special Summer Reading program Storytime and Craft! 10:30-11:30am in the children's area of the Manitou Library!

Bookworms!: A kids book club

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

We are a "Page to Screen" book club for all ages. We read books that have been made into movies! Contact Crystal at ccarter@ppld.org for more information.

Summer Fun!

When: Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Fun Summer program for children age 3 and older. At the MSES auditorium

Family Fun: Movie Madness

When: Friday, July 24, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Movie Mania! is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week is Movie Mania! Movies rated G and PG are shown. Light snacks are provided.

Paws to Read

When: Monday, July 27, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Stories and Crafts

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Please join us for a special Summer Reading program Storytime and Craft! 10:30-11:30am in the children's area of the Manitou Library!


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