Our Child and Family Library Services department has a variety of programs available year round. Click on the program's name to find out when these programs are occurring and to register.
Family Place Parent/Child Play and Learn Workshops
Play and Learn Workshops offer children and their caregivers the opportunity to play and learn with new toys in a safe and stimulating environment. Various community professionals attend each of four workshop sessions to share their expertise about early childhood issues in a relaxed, comfortable setting. It’s a great opportunity to get answers from the experts! Workshops are held in the spring and fall at each Family Place library (Koelbel, Smoky Hill and Sheridan). Registration covers four sessions per location. Please check the calendar for specific dates.
Audience: Children ages 1 to 3 with a caregiver.
Discover new concepts of science, engineering, math and art with your Little Explorer in this new program series. Children ages 2-5 will investigate a monthly theme that combines learning and literacy. Bring your curiosity and get ready to discover, play and learn!
Audience: Children ages 2 to 5 years with a caregiver.
Learning on the Go: Stories and More
Enjoy storytime, songs and play activities with your little one. Leave with books and fun activities to keep the learning going at home.
Choose one session to attend each month:
- 1st Tuesday at Castlewood at 10:30 am
- 1st Thursday at Smoky Hill at 11 am
- 2nd Monday at May at 10 am
- 2nd Thursday at Eloise May at 10 am
- 2nd Friday at Castlewood at 10:30 am
- 3rd Tuesday at Sheridan at 10:30 am
- 3rd Friday at Kelver at 10 am
- 4th Wednesday at Glendale Sports Center at 10 am
Please check the calendar for exact dates as they are subject to change due to room availability.
Audience: Children ages 0 to 5 and their parents and caregivers.
Make and Take Workshop: Early Literacy Tools to Go
We'll show you how to make learning fun for the little ones in your life at this adult workshop. Take home literacy tips, activities, book suggestions and more to set the stage for reading and discovery!
- January, March, May, July and September
- 1st Monday of the month at Eloise May Library at 6:30pm
- 3rd Wednesday of the month at Southglenn Library at 6:30pm
- Please check the calendar for exact dates as they are subject to change due to room availability.
Audience: Adults who care for children ages 0 to 5.
Building Blocks Program Series
Gear up for kindergarten in this fun, three-part series. You and your little one are in for an adventure – exploring topics like language, literacy, science and math together. Wear clothes that can get messy; this is a hands-on experience! Borrow a literacy backpack and take home a book to keep.
Audience: Children ages 3 to 5 years with a caregiver.