What's New in Kids

From government and politics to education and healthcare, Black history is American history. It cannot be contained to the month of February alone and Denver Public Library celebrates Black history year round with intentionally curated collections, programs, services, and recommendations.

This year, Lunar New Year begins on Saturday, January 22. It is celebrated in several nations, including China, Korea, Mongolia, Tibet and Vietnam. It is also celebrated all over the world by people who share this cultural heritage. People from different cultures celebrate Lunar New Year in different ways.



Welcome to Reading

Learning to read is a process that takes plenty of practice, repetition, and motivation. We've compiled tips, recommendations, activities and lists of excellent books for kids.

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Book Clubs

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Book Explorers
A book club for kids that you can do anytime, anywhere!

In-person Book Clubs for Kids
Join us to discuss books and participate in fun activities.

Personalized Reading List

Kids love to read, especially when they love the subject matter. Let our dedicated Readers' Advisors team select the perfect set of age-appropriate titles to match your reading or listening needs.

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Afterschool Programs

After school, our library locations come alive with kids looking for places to relax and connect. Many locations offer afterschool programs for social connection and enrichment.

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Little University

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Explore early learning activities beyond traditional storytimes! Each program develops early learning skills through play and interaction. Activities include cooking, soccer, animal meet and greets, yoga and so much more. All activities are suitable for children ages birth through preschool with their caregivers. Activities change from week to week and vary by branch, so please check the events calendar for specific locations and details.


Bob Ragland Branch Library · 12:00ch - 6:00ch
Bob Ragland Branch Library · 12:00ch - 6:00ch
Green Valley Ranch Branch Library · 3:30ch - 4:30ch
Green Valley Ranch Branch Library · 4:00ch - 5:00ch



LENA Start

LENA Start is a free program for parents that uses group classes to help caregivers of young children to increase interactive talk. Over 10 weekly sessions, parents receive feedback on how much they’re talking, combined with instruction on techniques for talking and reading more, delivered in a supportive group environment.

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Homework Tools

Denver Public Library offers many reliable and accurate resources to help you with your homework. They are available any time to anyone with a Denver Public Library card.

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Kids Blogs

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