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.
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.
Every Saturday, except holiday weekends, Douglas County Libraries hosts casual drop-in sessions for anyone age 17 and older to practice English. All levels and abilities are welcome. Come practice conversational skills with other English learners. Volunteer facilitators, who are fluent in English, lead the conversation and answer questions. Three libraries host Practice Your English on Saturdays:
Searching for Family History?
Douglas County Libraries (DCL) is now an affiliate of FamilySearch.org. What does this mean to you? You can now order microfilm or microfiche from FamilySearch™ Online film ordering service and have it delivered to Douglas County Libraries via the Douglas County Historical Research Center.