Oh, We’re Halfway There…

The touch of time is never more tangible than in the summer. It's hard to believe, but we’re already halfway through Summer Reading at the Jefferson County Public Library! How do you stand in reaching your goal? Recommended Halfway Goals Babies and Toddlers: 16 activities Kids: 4 hours Teens and Adults: 8 hours When you…
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Babies Can Rock the Books, Too!

Everyone benefits from reading and keeping their minds active, and that includes our youngest patrons. Starting at birth, reading aloud is important for bonding, building word banks and learning about concepts and the world in a fun way. And it’s not just “reading” that helps build those little brains. Anytime you talk, write, sing, play…
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Ready, set, read!

Summer Reading 2018 is finally here, and it's time to get the party started! From fun launch parties to tailored reading lists, we have everything you need to start rockin' the books this summer! Kick off your summer of fun. Embark on your Summer Reading journey at one of our kick-off events. Celebrate with rock-related crafts, games and…
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BYOB – Bring Your Own…Book?

Bring your own book to Book Group? Say goodbye to everything you thought you knew about the traditional book group. Beginning in June, the Library hosts an alternative take on the old-fashioned literary circle. Participating is easy and the perfect solution for all those literary aficionados who can’t seem to make a traditional book group stick…
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Get Inspired. Get Creating.

Inspiration is all around us – or so attendees of INSPIRE Arts Week learn during the 11-day annual event in Lakewood (Thursday, May 31 – Sunday, June 10). The community arts festival features over 40 free and discounted arts and cultural events, including gallery openings, activities, classes and performances for the whole family. Jefferson County…
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