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:
Write a novel in November with Douglas County Libraries.
With the support of Douglas County Libraries (DCL) and a creative writing coach, patrons, both teens and adults alike, can write a novel in one month AND have an opportunity to become a published writer.
November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and you are invited to join DCL for a launch party. Gain tips, tools and advice on how to get ready to begin your writing adventure.