Share your love of a banned books with the world! Across the country readers are participating in a Virtual Read-Out, sharing their stories and celebrating their freedom to read. Denver Public Library staff will help you film a short video supporting your favorite banned or challenged book, which will be shared online as part of the Virtual Read-Out.
Join Smiley in the celebration of Star Wars Reads Day! Stop by any time during the day to enjoy our Star Wars themed area where we will have awesome take home Star Wars activities, a button maker to immortalize your favorite characters, and an amazing selection of Star Wars materials to check out!
Join us for a morning of Star Wars fun! In honor of Star Wars Reads Day, we're hosting a party with crafts, games, and other fun activities for all ages. Free and open to the public. No registration required and costumes encouraged!
¡Acompáñennos en unas divertidas actividades relacionadas a la Guerra de las Galaxias! Vamos a celebrar el Día de Lectura de la Guerra de las Galaxias con una fiesta llena de manualidades, juegos y otras divertidas actividades. Para todas las edades. Gratis y abierto al público. No es necesario inscribirse. Lleven disfraces si desean.
Join us at the 2014 Park Hill Hour Tour and Street Fair (http://www.parkhillstreetfair.com/) where we will be checking out books, registering library cards, and offering fun and entertainment for all ages! The Street Fair will be on Forest Parkway between 17th Avenue and Montview Blvd, smack dab in the middle of Park Hill and the Home Tour. This is the 36th Annual Greater Park Hill Home Tour and Street Fair and we are proud to be a part of it!
Join us for fun and food! We'll be making Yoda ear headbands, light sabers, and Star Wars doodle thumb prints. Enjoy yummy Star Wars themed treats and take a shot at some Star Wars trivia. Trivia participants will be entered into raffle drawing for some fun prizes! Ages 5-12.
Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with an exclusive after hours party for teens at the library! Teens will have the library all to themselves from 6:00-8:00 pm. There will be food, a scavenger hunt, battleship pong, Xbox/Wii U games, music, prizes and more food! Parental permission is required. Celebra el final del programa de Verano de Lectura y ven a esta fiesta exclusiva después de que se cierre la biblioteca. Desde las 6 a las 8 p.m., la biblioteca será solo para los adolescentes.
Light refreshments will be served.
Door Prizes and Games
The quilts in the exhibit will be on display at the Blair-Caldwell Library Cousins Gallery - Level 3, August 1-28th and will reflect on the 20 year anniversary of the Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild featuring symbolic elements that celebrate the milestone.
On display, June 17 - 28, in the For Cowried Girls exhibition you will view masks and African abstract figures by ceramist Ella Maria Ray, all of which are adorned in some way with cowry shells. Works included in the exhibition are from her Africana Women Emerging, Mud Text-tile and her recent Cowried Girls Series.