As we all gear up for the Christmas season, there is no better place to visit than the Park County libraries for all your holiday needs. Stop by the Powell Library for great holiday reads, cookbooks, …
As we all gear up for the Christmas season, there is no better place to visit than the Park County libraries for all your holiday needs. Stop by the Powell Library for great holiday reads, cookbooks, holiday movies, fun programs and activities for all ages.
For the kids, join Ms. Renee at Baby and Toddler Time every Monday and Thursday from 10:30-11:00 a.m. Bring the little ones, for nursery rhymes, songs, play and early literacy activities. Ms. Renee does a fabulous Story Time every Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:30-11 a.m., stop by for wonderful stories, movement, craft and fun.
Kids can sign up for a time on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 3:30 p.m. for Read to a Dog. This is a wonderful chance for kids to practice reading to the best kind of listener.
Lego Club for kindergarten through fifth grades will be Tuesday, Dec. 7 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Bring the kids for a fun Merry Christmas craft time on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 3:30 p.m. Sign-ups are needed for this program.
Powell Library is also offering an Afternoon Book Discussion Group on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. and will be discussing “The Lost Girls of Paris.” An Evening Book Discussion Group will be discussing “A Long Petal of the Sea” on the Thursday, Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book.
Also stop by the library anytime during December and January to decorate a wooden ornament for the Winter Reading Tree.
For the month of December, visit on Saturdays Dec. 4 , 11 and 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and every Thursday from 1-3 p.m. for the Friends Book Sale.
Remember all Park County libraries will be closed Friday, Dec. 24 and Saturday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday. Libraries will also be closed Friday, Dec. 31 and Saturday, Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday.
(Karen Horner is the executive director of the Park County Library System.)