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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