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Aurora Public Library Programs and Events

All events are free and open to the public. Registration required when noted.
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Wednesday, Sep. 22, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes that focus on kindergarten readiness. Programs are designed for caregivers to participate with their children ages 2-3.
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Join us for a free form playgroup for ages 2-6 and their caregivers. Listen to music, play with early literacy toys and connect with other parents while your children play together. 
Every Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Have fun reading stories and related activities that promote reading development and learning. Programs are designed for parents to participate with their children. Space is limited, get a coin from the circulation desk. 
Every Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.  
WebEx - Smart Cents:
Virtual Program
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 12:00 PM
or call 303-739-6630.
Learn the ins and outs of credit, including what makes up a credit score and how to establish, maintain, and improve credit. Presented by the Denver Community Credit Union.
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Come to the library every Wednesday and practice reading with a librarian. For students in kindergarten through third grade. No registration required, drop in between 4-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Between the Notes offers free music lessons for violin and cello to students of all ages. Each student must bring their own instrument. 
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Make a Perler bead (or "melty bead") project to take home and keep! Choose from a multitude of video game or movie character patterns, or get creative and invent your own. Suggested age: 6-14.
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes that focus on kindergarten readiness. Programs are designed for caregivers to participate with their children ages 3-5.
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Have fun reading stories and related activities that promote reading development and learning. Programs are designed for parents to participate with their children. 
Zoom
Thursday, Sep. 23, 11:30-12:30pm
or call 303-326-8600.
Do you have a need for public transportation but are not quite sure how to navigate the city’s RTD bus and rail options? Come join the Denver Regional Mobility & Access Council’s (DRMAC) Getting There Travel Training. In this four-part training series, you will learn how to navigate the different RTD systems and zones, how to use the Lyft App services, all about discount ticket options, bikes, scooters, and much more. 
There are 4 training sessions spread out over 4 weeks: 101, 102A, 102B, and 103. Each training is 1 hour long with plenty of time to ask questions at the end.
Thursday, Sep. 23, 3:00 PM
Need to stitch, sew or darn? Drop by the Sewing Lab and work on a current project or dream up something new!
Thursday, Sep. 23, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
TAG is back to being in-person! This event is being held at the Mission Viejo Branch library. (There are also TAG branches at the Tallyn's Reach and Central libraries.)

The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a way for teens to earn volunteer time by creating, planning, and volunteering at library events for their community. New members are always welcome! TAG members must be in 6th-12th grade to attend.

Examples of events planned and orchestrated by TAG in the past: 
  • After-hours lock-ins where teens play tag, capture the flag, or have nerf fights/laser tag fights
  • Stuffed Animal Sleepovers, where children leave a toy and the teens stage photos and write letters to the kids about what adventures their animal had overnight
  • Library murder mysteries
  • A library haunted house
  • A library Waffle Party for National Waffle Day
  • A community water balloon fight in the park
  • Jedi Training Obstacle Course for children to celebrate Star Wars Reads Day
  • Meme Jeopardy
  • ...and more! 
For more information, call 303-326-8600.
Thursday, Sep. 23, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Learn to play popular tabletop games like Catan, Betrayal at the House on the Hill, Fluxx, Tsuro, and more! Grades 6-12 
Virtual Program
Friday, Sep. 24, 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
or call 303-739-6630.
Join us for a fun community game night! This session is exclusively for adults. We’ll be playing Push the Button, a Jackbox game where players must guess which among them is an alien imposter before the time runs out. You will want to have a device (computer, tablet, or smartphone) that can connect to jackbox.tv in order to participate. You will not be asked to do anything like register, create an account, or download anything; you simply need to be able to view the website.
 
This program is being hosted via WebEx video conferencing. To receive the link to log on, please register and include your email address. The email with the log-in instructions will be sent out approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled program start time. First name and email address will be required to enter WebEx room.

The use of WebEx is at your own risk. Aurora Public Library is not liable for damage. If you are under 18, please be sure to have a guardian’s permission to participate in this online program.
Virtual Program
Friday, Sep. 24, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
or call 303-739-6630.
Join us for a fun community game night! This is the teen session, but we'll allow ages 9+. We’ll be playing Push the Button, a Jackbox game where players must guess which among them is an alien imposter before the time runs out. You will want to have a device (computer, tablet, or smartphone) that can connect to jackbox.tv in order to participate. You will not be asked to do anything like register, create an account, or download anything; you simply need to be able to view the website.
 
This program is being hosted via WebEx video conferencing. To receive the link to log on, please register and include your email address. The email with the log-in instructions will be sent out approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled program start time. First name and email address will be required to enter WebEx room.

The use of WebEx is at your own risk. Aurora Public Library is not liable for damage. If you are under 18, please be sure to have a guardian’s permission to participate in this online program.
 
Toons & Cereal
Saturday, Sep. 25, 10:00-11:00 AM
or call 303-326-8600.
Remember when the greatest thing was just sitting on the couch, eating a bowl full of sugary cereal, 
and watching some cartoons on Saturday morning? 
Let's do it again!
Every first and third Saturday of the month we'll be playing a few cartoons for kids and their guardians to enjoy together. 
So come, sit down, bring your kiddo and eat a bowl of cereal with us!**

Examples of cartoons we'll be watching:
Ready Jet Go, Class of the Titans, Franklin, Nature Cat.
Suggested Ages 4-9 years old ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR GUARDIANS. 
The cereal will be Honey Nut Cheerios, and Cap'n Crunch with berries.
The Milk will be 2% regular milk.  
**If your child needs something different due to dietary restrictions, it's highly recommended you bring your own cereal and/or milk.

EACH ADULT AND CHILD ATTENDING MUST EACH BE REGISTERED SEPARATELY. 
Saturday, Sep. 25, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes that focus on kindergarten readiness. Programs are designed for parents to participate with their children of all ages.
The Armchair General
Saturday, Sep. 25, 12:00-1:00 PM
Do you enjoy reading about military strategy, battles won and lost, rebellions and conquests? 
Then do we have the book club for you! 
Join us once a month, in person,  as we discuss the selected book and a specific military action/battle.
What happened? What could have been done differently, and how could things have changed?
So grab your gear and come along!  
Let’s get into the nitty gritty as we read books on warfare from ancient times to the present.

September's book of the month is:
"The Last stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" By Nathaniel Philbrick
and the Battle we'll be discussing for September is:
The Battle of the little Bighorn it self. 
Saturday, Sep. 25, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Bring your own knitting or craft project from home, or grab a coloring sheet here. The goal is just to de-stress and chat with other adults.
Virtual Program
Monday, Sep. 27, 6:00 PM
or call 303-739-6630.
Longing to cross-stitch? Trying to finish that scarf you started during quarantine? If you want friends to cheer as you work or a dedicated bit of time to craft and relax, come join us for our Aurora Public Library Let’s Craft Together program! All skill levels welcome. Note: this program is a crafting club, not a class. 
This program is being hosted via WebEx video conferencing. To receive the link to log on, please register and include your email address. The email with the log-in instructions will be sent out approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled program start time. First name and email address will be required to enter WebEx room. 
The use of WebEx is at your own risk. Aurora Public Library is not liable for damage.
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