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Old Colorado City Library will be closed Sat., July 2 - Wed., July 6 while their floors are refinished.

Programs and Events for Kids: Monument Library

Book Break

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

A short read-aloud session for preschoolers.

Mondrian Paper Art for Kids

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

With scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian-inspired art.

Paws to Read

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

Children practice reading and building fluency by reading to a Paws- to-Read dog.

Summer Morning Fun - Johnny Appleseed's Day Off

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Ah, Johnny Appleseed! That pot wearing, apple planting, flute tooting hero of the Earth! But suppose that for one day Johnny Appleseed rested his weary muscles. What do you suppose he would do? Well, maybe... PLAY!!! Leroy is Johnny Appleseed as you’ve never seen him in this play about exploring imagination. And remember, you can learn anything from a tree.
Since 1987 Leroy Leonard has been known as Merry-Andrew Afoot, a one person theater company! He has shared his talent with children in schools, libraries and festivals. He was awarded a CoVisions Grant from the Colorado Council for the Arts, and was voted runner up for Best Children’s Entertainment by Colorado Parent Magazine.

Book Break

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

A short read-aloud session for preschoolers.

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

Children practice reading and building fluency by reading to a Paws- to-Read dog.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

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.
(20-25 minutes)

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

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.
(20-25 minutes)

Stories & Stuff - "Slightly Scary" Theme

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities

Book Break

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

A short read-aloud session for preschoolers.

Coloring for Everyone

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Join us once a month for a fun time coloring. Research shows that coloring is good for your health and a great way for all ages to enjoy time together. We will provide a selection of coloring pages, pencils, gel pens, markers and crayons. You are also welcome to bring your own supplies. Drop in anytime between 3:00 and 5:30! Each month has a theme. Check with the library for this month's theme!

Summer Morning Fun - Cheerful Chickens

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Laura Foye is back with her colorful chickens! Chicken crafts will be provided to extend the fun!

Book Break

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

A short read-aloud session for preschoolers.

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

Children practice reading and building fluency by reading to a Paws- to-Read dog.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

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.
(20-25 minutes)

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

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.
(20-25 minutes)

Stories & Stuff - I Want to Win Theme

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities

Book Break

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

A short read-aloud session for preschoolers.

Book Break

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

A short read-aloud session for preschoolers.

7-up Wilderness Readiness for Kids

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

For kids 7 and up.

Paws to Read

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

Children practice reading and building fluency by reading to a Paws- to-Read dog.

Summer Morning Fun - Wag that Tale

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Stories that make you bark, leap, and beg for more! Denise Gard and Sienna, her famous Border Collie, bring these tales to life with your help. Move with them as they wiggle, crawl, jump, and explore tales from around the world! (For All Ages)

Book Break

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

A short read-aloud session for preschoolers.

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

Children practice reading and building fluency by reading to a Paws- to-Read dog.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

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.
(20-25 minutes)


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