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Bring your food donations to the Children's Library  November- December 18

All donations benefit Broomfield FISH, Inc. Food Bank. See brochure for details.



 DDD.dear..jpg Join us in the Children’s Library for  December Decorating Day
Saturday, December 6
 
Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. - 3  p.m. and make 3 holiday ornaments to take home with you! For ages 3 and up and an adult

Children’s Library Story Room.  No registration required, but supplies are limited.  (Small pieces may be a hazard for very young  children.)


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Sunday, Dec. 14 -  Sunday, Jan. 11. For children newborn to age 12

Kids, read 3 books between December 14 and January 11. Fill out an entry form in the Children's Library or download one starting December 15 from the Children’s Library/Special Events page on the library’s website.

Put the form in the Cool Kids Winter Reading Program box on the Children's Desk. Be sure to choose books you have not read before and books that are at your reading level. Non-readers may be read to. You may enter as many times as you like.  Entries will be chosen at random to receive a very special prize!

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 For ages 6 - 12 

Back in January - stay tuned for details.

The Children's Library and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you several art-making workshops in 2015!  Express yourself through a variety of art media, with the emphasis on creativity and fun.
   All programs are free, but registration is required. Call 720-887-2315 to sign up.  This program is made possible by a grant from Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). 

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Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library to become Family Place Library as part of a National Leadership Grant!
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded the Middle Country Public Library a National Leadership Grant to support their Family Place Libraries initiative. Twenty-eight libraries in 7 states will be a part of this grant and our Children's Library is one of them! The grant money will be distributed over the next three years to fund staff training, site visits and project implementation. Middle Country Library staff will work with our library to implement and evaluate Family Place Libraries, a library-based early childhood and family support service model. This multi-phase program will focus on parents and caregivers as first teachers, will be organized around the developmental needs of the child and will link library services with other regional and local family support agencies. The program emphasizes libraries as key institutions within the early childhood and family support community and partners in the promotion of healthy child and family development. The goal is to develop lifelong learners while fostering home/library/community connections to provide community support for families with very young children.  

Read more about our program in this recent article from The Enterprise:
http://www.broomfieldenterprise.com/home-life/ci_24886159/learning-is-family-affair-at-broomfield-library