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Call for entries  -  Library Card Art Contest

Reading is Fun in Broomfield!

The Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library and the Broomfield Public Art Committee are excited to announce a Call for Entries for students (K-12) to submit designs for library patron cards that will be printed for distribution in 2015.  The theme for the Library Art Card Contest is Reading is Fun in Broomfield!

 For more information, guidelines, and registration forms, click here.



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Library Food Drive


Bring your donations to the Children’s Library 
November 1 - December 18
  



All donations benefit Broomfield FISH, Inc. Food Bank.  Click here for a link to our flyer with more details about the most needed food items.  And thank you for your generosity!




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 Art Stop on the Go

Tuesday, October 28, 4 - 5 p.m.
 For ages 6 - 12
 

The Children's Library and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you several art-making workshops in 2014!  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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The Children's Library plans to start a Lego Club!  If you have any Legos or Duplos that you no longer use or need, please consider donating them to the Children's Library. They will be put to good use! Just bring them in to the
Children's Library - we would be happy to give you a donation receipt.

Thanks very much for your continued support of our programs! 




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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