Kids

Art Heist

Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pavilion

Several famous paintings have been stolen and replaced by forgeries! Brush up on different art styles, learn a few tricks for spotting fake paintings, then help us separate the forgeries from the real thing.

Guinness Challenge

Games and Gaming
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pavilion

Test yourself against several Guinness World Record challenges.

Gigantic Used Book Sale

Social Events
(All day)
(All day)
(All day)
(All day)
North Lawn

Save the date and join us on the North Lawn of the Central Library for one of the most anticipated and popular events of the year: the Gigantic Used Book Sale! Over 80,000 books, CDs, DVDs and audio books at bargain prices.

Sale Hours:
Thursday, June 11: 10 am – 7 p.m.
Friday, June 12: 10 am – 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 13: 10 am – 4 p.m.
Sunday, June 14: 10 am – 1 p.m.

Prices:
Hardbacks: $3
Trade paperbacks: $2
Mass market paperbacks: 50 cents
DVDs: $2
CDs: $1
Audiobooks: $3
Better Books: priced as marked

Saturday Sessions - Sweet Song: Hammered Dulcimer with Peter Hebert

Music Dance and Performance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

An expert instrumentalist, Peter Hebert plays the evocative hammered dulcimer and its cousin, the psaltery, with masterful ease – filling the air with the ancient sounds of Medieval Europe. The Graeco-Roman dulcimer (sweet song) derives its name from the Latin dulcis (sweet) and the Greek melos (song). Find out how perfectly named this haunting instrument can be when Peter Hebert makes his dulcimer sing a sweet song.
https://www.denverlibrary.org/fresh#music

Saturday Sessions - Looping Bass with Matt Skellenger

Music Dance and Performance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Wowing audiences in our 2014 season, Matt Skellenger is back for an encore performance of his exciting concert set. “In electroacoustic music, a loop is a repeating section of sound material. Short sections of material can be repeated to create ostinato (motif) patterns.” – Wikipedia.com. Matt Skellenger utilizes looping techniques to create complex musical pieces that are haunting and memorable.
https://www.denverlibrary.org/fresh#music

Saturday Sessions - Compositions and Kibitzing: Brian Burch and Randal Ames

Music Dance and Performance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Fingerstyle guitarist Brian Birch and mandolinist Randal Ames have been wowing audiences in the Denver area for the past ten years. Their acoustic compositions and other musical renderings cover a wide variety of musical styles ranging from classical and folk, to new age and blues. Along with their original pieces they also play great instrumental music from some of the best pickers on the planet including: Leo Kottke, Chet Atkins, Steffan Grossman, Alex DeGrassi, Bill Mize, David Qualey and Ed Gerhard.

Superhero Shield

Arts and Crafts
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Stay safe while saving the world by designing and painting your own superhero shield. For grades K to 5.

Superhero Swag

Arts and Crafts
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Superheroes need super cool accessories. Come create your own custom cape and cuffs to add to your superhero wardrobe. For grades K to 5.

Children's Activity / Actividad para niños

Arts and Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join your local library staff for a fun kid’s program! Ask at the reference desk for more details.

Acompaña al personal de tu sucursal en un divertido programa para los niños. Pide más información en el mostrador.

Johnah Berger presents The Rhythm Within

Music Dance and Performance
10:00 am - 11:00 am

We'll bring acceptance and percussion together to open the eyes of children and youth through music. We'll discuss the concept of special needs and learn to accept people for their unique gifts. Then we'll play in unison during "band practice!"
All ages. No registration is required.

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