Durango Public Library will offer a range of fun, free events for children and teens in June and July, as part of the library’s summer reading programs.
To kick-off the summer reading program, “Universe of Stories” kickoff party will be held from 11 a.m. to. 1 p.m. Saturday. Sign up for summer reading and enjoy games, food, music from Six Dollar String Band, balloon tying with Ruby Balloon lady and more in the library’s program rooms. This is a family friendly, all-ages event.
Free children’s performances will be held at the library from 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesdays between June 4 and July 23. Highlights will include Rocky Mountain Puppets on June 4 and Denver Kid Magic on June 18.
At 1 p.m. Fridays, children ages 5-12 may participate in a Kids’ Club featuring fun activities and crafts, and children of all ages are invited to build at Lego Club.
Teens are invited to special events at 1 p.m. every Thursday, June 6 through July 25. Highlights will include Pizza Box Solar Ovens on June 6 and Iron Chef on July 18.
For the little ones, the library will host two special early literacy playdates at 10:30 a.m. June 5 and July 3, where children ages 0-5 and their caregivers may explore early literacy and learning through hands-on sensory activities.
Summer reading events are made possible by the support of the Friends of the Durango Public Library. All Durango Public Library programs are free and open to the public.
For more information, visit www.durangogov.org/Library or call 375-3380.