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Posted on: May 8, 2022

CU Middle School Robotics Camp, June 6-9 and June 11, 1-4pm - Register

CUE Robot

Teens in grades 6-8 - join University of Colorado Computer Science graduate students for a fun and hands-on robotics camp and challenge, Monday-Thursday, June 6-9, 1-4pm and Saturday, June 11, 1-4pm. Registration is required; spots are very limited.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Reading, Writing, and Maker Buddies - Register

Kids work on projects in the Makerspace

Sign up your kids for 6-week Reading, Writing, or Maker Buddies! Kids have fun reading, playing games, doing creative writing, or developing Makerspace projects with teen volunteers. Advance registration for all sessions is required.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Teen Lunchtime Meditation, Wednesdays in June, noon-1pm - Register

Teen in meditative pose

Teens in grades 9-12 - Learn quick and easy practices, co-led and created by teen peers, to support you in navigating teen life today. Don’t let stress diminish your fun and self-expression in the world! Registration for the series is required.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Summer Storytimes, June 1-July 31

Storytime at the Library

Join us for outdoor Storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays at the Library at 10:30am, Wednesdays at 11am at Waneka Lake, and Thursdays at 11am at LaMont Does Park. View the schedule for dates and times for Sensory Storytime and Twilight Tales.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Summer Drop-In Fun

Busy evening at the Library

Drop-in hours and storytimes are subject to change due to staffing or other issues. Feel free to give us a call at 303-661-1161 or check the Library Calendar for cancellations.

  • Archives Drop In, ages 18+: June 8 and July 13, 1:30-3pm
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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Grupo Tlaloc Dancers, Saturday, June 4, 11am

Grupo Tlaloc at the Lafayette Library

Kick off to Summer Reading with an all-ages performance by the dynamic Denver-based Grupo Tlaloc Danza Azteca.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Sensory Storytime, Friday, June 10, 10:30am

Sensory Storytime with Megan

Kids and caregivers - join us for a storytime designed for individuals who are neurodiverse or have sensory needs. This is a structured storytime, with books read by a board-certified behavior analyst.

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SRP Event - Drag Queen Storytime, Saturday, June 11, 11am

Drag Queen Storytime at the Lafayette Library

Kids and families - come dressed in your finest for a special storytime with Shirley. Drag Queen Storytime captures the imagination and gender fluidity of childhood play and celebrates people of all shapes, sizes, and forms!

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Tune into Nature Tuesday, June 21: events start at 6:30pm

Girl using a telescope to view the night sky

Don't miss three star-tacular events on Tune into Nature Tuesday! Join naturalists from Boulder OSMP at the Library to learn about the summer sky, followed by an outdoor Stories in the Stars and an evening of stargazing with telescopes at the park.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Storytime and Event at Coal Creek, Saturday, June 25 , 11am-1pm

Great Horned Owl

Join the fun all-ages storytime and nature event "Who are the Critters in your Neighborhood?" at Coal Creek Trail. Gather at the trailhead at S. Public Road for storytime, followed by a walk along the Coal Creek Trail.

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SRP Event - Chicano Heat, Saturday, June 25, 3pm

Colorado band Chicano Heat

Don't miss an all-ages Books & Beats musical performance by Chicano Heat, outside on the North Lawn/Plaza.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

July STEAM Fridays with CU Atlas, 1-3pm - Register

Girls in lab coats do an experiment

Kids ages 8-12 - sign up for one or more of our July science and technology workshops hosted by CU Boulder's ATLAS institute. Every week in July is a new topic (more information coming soon!).

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Kids + Dance + Film - Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Saturday, July 9, 2pm

Sans Souci Festival

All ages - Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema (SSFCD), a Boulder-based festival of dance film, brings you a free afternoon event for the family (recommended for ages 6+ ).

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Memory Café, Wednesday, June 22 and Wednesday, July 27, 10:30am

SPARK! Memory Cafe

Adults - join us for Memory Café featuring a new topic and/or speaker on the fourth Wednesday of each month as part of our Wellness Wednesdays series.

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SRP Event - Ann Lincoln, Saturday, July 9, 11am

Ann Lincoln at the Lafayette Public Library

Enjoy all-ages hijinks on the high seas with pirate captain Ann Lincoln and her animal crew. You will set sail on a show full of juggling, magic, comedy, and adventure, followed by an up-close look at the live animals!

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SRP Event - Family Book Bingo, Saturday, July 16, 3pm - Register

Colorful closeup of bingo balls

Families - come dressed in your finest for Family Book Bingo with local drag queen Shirley Delta Blow. Registration is required - submit one registration for your family.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Bilingual Twilight Tales, Tuesday, July 19, 6pm

Cuenta Cuentos at the Library

Families - join us on Tune into Nature Tuesday for Bilingual Twilight Tales, "Cuenta Cuentos de Verano con la Naturalista Juanita Echeverri de OSMP" (Summer Tale Tell with Naturalist Juanita Echeverri of Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks).

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SRP Event - Circus Foundry, Saturday, July 23, 11am

Circus Foundry performers

All ages - the circus is coming to the Library! Join us for acrobats, jugglers, and aerialists… Oh my! This lively show, created for our community, features juggling, stunts, aerial work, and fun opportunities for audience participation.

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SRP Event - 123 Andrés (Bilingual), Saturday, July 23, 3pm

Award-winning duo 123Andres

Don't miss an all-ages Books & Beats musical performance by 123 Andrés, the Latin Grammy-winning team husband-wife team of Andrés and Christina.

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SRP Event - Jeff & Paige, Saturday, July 30, 11am

Kids music performers Jeff and Paige

Join us for the all-ages Summer Reading Program finale with Jeff and Paige! Jeff and Paige are a beloved local award-winning duo who use interactive, joyful, nature-focused performances to engage and entertain kids and families.

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