Holiday Library Activities for the Whole Family

Looking for some festive holiday activities to do with your kids during their Winter breaks? Or just an activity for adults only? We've got you covered.

Events this holiday season: 

Winter Crafts, opens a new window

Multiple Locations

Keep cozy and get your craft on! We'll make a variety of winter/snow themed crafts to get you in the spirit of the season. 

Used Book Sale: Collectible & Specialty Books

Koelbel Library, opens a new window | December 2-3

Give the gift of books this season! Shop an exclusive selection of holiday, children's and collectible books to find the perfect gift for everyone on your nice list.

A Very Vintage Holiday Show

Embassy Suites DTC | December 21

Celebrate the holiday season with a vintage twist. Holiday attire encouraged.

Seasonal Sounds: The Smithtonian Handbell Ensemble

Smoky Hill Library | December 14

Don't miss the opportunity to witness the seasonal sounds of The Smithtonian Handbell Ensemble during their 40th-anniversary celebration.

Teen Create and Decorate - Cookie Decorating

Sheridan Library | December 13

We will be decorating with everything we can think of including rhinestones, iron-on vinyl, paints, embroidery and much more.

Happy Noon Year

Smoky Hill Library | December 31

Ring in the new year with winter treats, an outdoor dance party​ and countdown at noon. 

Go on an adventure:

  • Explore Colorado, opens a new window with a free pass to explore the Denver Zoo or other museums in the metro area, or visit a state park. Perfect out and about activities in your free time.
  • While you’re exploring, be sure to check out library resources including State Parks passes!, opens a new window  Also, check each park website for information about holiday closures/hours and precautions due to COVID.

Activities for home:

Here are some holiday-inspired books to keep you entertained and busy while at home:

The Big Christmas Bake

Holiday Crafts

Holiday Crafting & Baking with Kids: Gifts, Sweets, and Treats for the Whole Family!

Holiday Gifts

Hanukkah Crafts

Crafts for Kwanzaa

Homemade Holiday

Kids in the Holiday Kitchen

Cook's Illustrated All Time Best Holiday Entertaining