All libraries will be closed on Sunday, Apr. 20. Please read this IMPORTANT MESSAGE about an upcoming catalog upgrade coming Tuesday, Apr. 22.

Literacy

Volunteers Needed!

Book Start Early Literacy ProgramShare the love of reading with a child!

Volunteers get two-hours of specialized training at Philip S. Miller Library, Castle Rock, and are placed with local childcare centers and begin reading! Training is held from 9:30 a.m. to Noon, the third Wednesday of each month, starting in January.

To book your spot, stop by your library, call 303-688-7658 or click here.

Prepare for the 2014 GED

Literacy LogoFree GED Test Prep

6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday nights, Philip S. Miller Library

6-8:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday nights, Parker Library

  • Instruction, assessment and practice tests.
  • In partnership with Colorado Educational Outreach.
  • Ages 17 and up, no registration required.

Bark for Books

Reading to dogs helps kids read and communicate better.

Through Bark for Books, we offer young readers, ages 6-12, a unique opportunity to improve their literacy skills and self-esteem reading to trained Reading Education Assistance Dogs in 20-minute sessions.

Please register by calling 303-791-7323 or visiting with a children’s librarian in a participating location.

The Magic of Spellbinders

Now is your chance to share your amazing stories with young people and become a Spellbinder!

Spellbinders are adults, 50 and up, who stay young at heart by telling stories to children in Douglas County Schools. By sharing traditional stories and personal history tales, Spellbinders make a difference.

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