We want to know what having a library card means to you! Why is it important? How has it made a difference in your life? Tell us on Twitter (@JCPL
) in 140 characters or less why #mylibrarymatters? The most creative and meaningful response will win a $25 gift card to a local restaurant and a $25 shopping spree to the Library Foundation's Nov. 30-Dec. 1 Golden Holiday Whale of a Used Book Sale
The contest ends at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30. Feel free to share your thoughts here in our blog comment section and our Facebook page too! Remember to include #mylibrarymatters so we can be sure to see your contribution!
With recent tragedies and scares in our communities, the Arvada and Standley Lake Libraries will be partnering with the Arvada Police Department to offer several sessions on stranger awareness and child safety.
Join the Arvada Police Department's Volunteer Child Safety Liaison at one of the following sessions:
3-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21
6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30
4-5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5
4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13
Standley Lake Library
3-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18
TheJefferson County Library Foundation and Friends
are hosting their annual Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale Oct. 26-28, 2012, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds
. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Admission to the sale is free. Special Friends Members Only Preview Night is Oct. 25 from 6-8:30.
Booklovers can dive into a sea of 100,000 gently used books, DVDs, audiobooks and videos with prices from 50 cents to $2.50. You'll be able to find your favorite authors and discover new ones. Teachers, home-school educators and parents find a plethora of books for their in class or home library.
There's lots planned for each day - don't miss out!