In the Community
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.
Free GED Test Prep
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.
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.
E-books put pressure between libraries and publishers
E-books have changed the world of publishing in fundamental ways. The business model that encouraged publishers to support the work of public libraries has changed to such an extent that this relationship has been stressed to the point of non cooperation. Listen to Douglas County Libraries' former Director Jamie LaRue and Kansas State Librarian Jo Budler discuss these issues with host Lynn Neary on NPR’s Morning Edition.