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Whale of a Used Book Sale Whale of a Used Book Sale

Oct 19th - Oct 21st
Jefferson County Fairgrounds
Join the Jefferson County Library Foundation this October for their Whale of a Used Book Sale.
Join the Jefferson County Library Foundation this October for their Whale of a Used Book Sale.

How Can We Serve You Better? How Can We Serve You Better?

We want to hear about your digital and technological experiences.
We want to hear about your digital and technological experiences.

Make your mark on history... Make your mark on history...

You and your family can be a part of this historic moment by submitting digital contributions to the 2018 Golden time capsule.
You and your family can be a part of this historic moment by submitting digital contributions to the 2018 Golden time capsule.

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Dia de los Muertos: Sugar Skulls Dia de los Muertos: Sugar Skulls

Oct 18th - Oct 27th
Various Locations
Explore the importance of ofrendas (offerings), the themed art and decorations, and the relationship to the monarch butterfly migration.
Celebrate the traditions of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the Library! Explore the importance of ofrendas (offerings), the themed art and decorations, and the relationship to the monarch butterfly migration.

Find Your Fandom. Nerd out. Fandomonium. Come as your favorite story.

Whether you're volunteering as tribute or embracing a new superpower, it's time to step into story and get your geek on with the noble...
Unleash your inner Wonder Woman, channel the Caped Crusader or magically transform into the Boy Who Lived. You could win a $100 Target gift card when you arrive in costumes and cosplay to Fandomonium. Perfect your look with lead up events and resources from the Library.

Read Alongs! Read Alongs

Print books meet audiobooks in these fun, interactive Read Alongs for early readers. Help little brains soak up even more information when…
Explore new read along books! Print books meet audiobooks in these fun, interactive Read Alongs for early readers. Help little brains soak up even more information when you and your child play and listen together!

Comics, Assemble! Comics, Assemble!

Catch up on your favorite Marvel®-ous heroes! From the web-slinging Spider-Man and the First Avenger to an unbreakable PI and the mysterious Carol Danvers. RBDigital helps you instantly check out hundreds of comics and graphics novels on any device for free!

A Collage of Culture A Collage of Culture

Explore all Colorado has to offer for free this fall! Check out a Culture Pass and visit exciting destinations, like our latest partner,…
Explore all Colorado has to offer for free this fall! Check out a Culture Pass and visit exciting destinations, like our latest partner, Museo de las Americas. Or explore more Latin American art and dance by swinging by their traveling exhibit at Belmar Library!

Kids and Families

Vejigantes Masks Vejigantes Masks

Sep 29th - Nov 10th
Various Locations
Explore the vibrant culture of Puerto Rico's rhythmic festivals. Learn about the mischievous and mysterious Vejigante and the folklore...
Explore the vibrant culture of Puerto Rico's rhythmic festivals. Learn about the mischievous and mysterious Vejigante and the folklore surrounding this character. Listen to traditional Bomba music, and even design your own horned Vejigante mask!

Scary and Spine Tingling Books Scary and Spine Tingling Books

recommended by JeffcoKids
It's that time of year when a good scary book makes us kids really happy.
It's that time of year when a good scary book makes us kids really happy.

Eerie Events Eerie Events

Oct 20th - Oct 31st
Various Locations
Check out all our spooktacular celebrations this month. From family fun to ghostly DIY nights, our lineup of events is all treat, no trick.
It’s All Hallows Eve at JCPL! Check out all our spooktacular celebrations throughout the month. From festive family fun to ghostly DIY nights, our lineup of seasonal events is all treat, no trick.

Week 34: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Week 34: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

recommended by JeffcoKids
It’s never too early to start reading and talking with your little one. Here’s the latest to help you reach 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.
It’s never too early to start reading and talking with your little one. Here’s the latest to help you reach 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.

Teens

Teens After Dark: Stranger Things Teens After Dark: Stranger Things

Oct 19th | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Lakewood Library
If you're a fan of the Netflix show Stranger Things, have fun with a role playing game and help find those who've disappeared.
If you're a fan of the Netflix show Stranger Things, have fun with a role playing game and help find those who've disappeared.

The Hate U Give The Hate U Give

recommended by JeffcoTeens
These teen books tackle the topic of teens facing tough situations and violence in their lives.
These teen books tackle the topic of teens facing tough situations and violence in their lives.

Start the Conversation Start the Conversation

Mental health and wellness shouldn’t be taboo. Stay informed and speak up with Cameron’s Collection from Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Mental health and wellness shouldn’t be taboo. Stay informed and speak up with Cameron’s Collection from Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Costume Creation Workshop Costume Creation Workshop

Various Locations
Adults and teens get their cosplay on with DIY designs. Go incognito and learn helpful tips to create your most impressive costume yet.
Adults and teens get their cosplay on with DIY designs. Go incognito and learn helpful tips to create your most impressive costume yet.

It’s Socktober at Golden Library! It’s Socktober at Golden Library!

Donate a pair of new socks for teens to add care kits. Donations accepted from Sept. 24 – Oct. 26 at the Golden Library.
Donate a pair of new socks for teens to add care kits. Donations accepted from Sept. 24 – Oct. 26 at the Golden Library.

Adults

Share the Warmth Share the Warmth

Make a difference in your community. Donate new or gently used camping gear and winter apparel Oct 13-26.
Make a difference in your community. Donate new or gently used camping gear and winter apparel Oct 13-26.

Domestic Violence Resources Domestic Violence Resources

recommended by JeffcoOnlineLibrary
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. There are many resources if you are seeking help or information for yourself or others.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. There are many resources if you are seeking help or information for yourself or others.

Are you ready for some football? Are you ready for some football?

recommended by JeffcoBooks
We are finally in the middle of it! The season has started, the Broncos have a few wins under their belt, and some really cool football…
We are finally in the middle of it! The season has started, the Broncos have a few wins under their belt, and some really cool football…

Short Stories to Share Short Stories to Share

recommended by JeffcoBooks
Quick reading, long conversations. These collections are the perfect companions to this month’s BYOB(ook) with Wheat Ridge Library.
Quick reading, long conversations. These collections are the perfect companions to this month’s BYOB(ook) with Wheat Ridge Library.

Out & About: Fall 2018 Out & About: Fall 2018

recommended by JeffcoBooks
The leaves are changing, and there is plenty to do in Jefferson County this Fall! Here are just a few fun events.
The leaves are changing, and there is plenty to do in Jefferson County this Fall! Here are just a few fun events.

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