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In the interest of our community’s health and safety, in-person programs at Aurora Public Library are cancelled until further notice; virtual programs are being hosted online.
All events are free and open to the public. Registration required when noted.
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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Zoom
Monday, Sep. 28, 5 p.m.
Aurora Public Library, in collaboration with Jefferson County Public Library, are proud to present Ben Guterson, award-winning author of Winterhouse. Join us in reading his book through the month of September for Family Book Club and meet the author virtually on Monday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. Register above to receive the Zoom link.  
 
September's Family Book Club book is "Winterhouse" by Ben Guterson. This middle-grade novel is a fantasy, mystery and adventure story about Elizabeth Somers, an orphan who is sent to live in the Winterhouse, a hotel full of magical secrets. 
 
Pick up a copy at your local library! Call Tallyn's Reach Library (APL) at 303.627.3050 for a hard copy. Unlimited copies are also available via HooplaDigital with an Aurora Public Library card. It is also available through Jefferson County's Axis 360 as both a digital audiobook and eBook. Place a hold today!

This program is being hosted via Zoom 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 meeting start time.The use of Zoom 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.
 
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Facebook.com/AuroraLibrary
Friday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m.
Join us for online storytime! We'll be reading, singing and having lots of fun weekdays on Facebook! 

https://www.facebook.com/auroralibrary/
(Follow us on Facebook and turn on notifications under “Following” at the top of our page to get notified when we go live.)
 
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Facebook.com/AuroraLibrary
Friday, Aug. 14, 1:00 PM
Join us for a live book discussion on Facebook, where we share our thoughts and chat with you in this virtual book club! ! This week we will be exploring poetry with the book "Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet No. 33" by Michael J. DeLuca. (Follow us on Facebook and turn on notifications under “Following” at the top of our page to get notified when we go live).  All of these books are available any time with your library card from hoopla digital.

 
ZOOM - English Conve
Friday, Aug. 14, 6-730pm
or call 303-739-6630.
A free, weekly group meant to help with English language and American culture. Learn tips on pronounciation and American culture. Meet others also learning English and become comfortable speaking English in front of others. No registration is required. Call 303.739.6630 for more information.
Friday, Aug. 14, 6-7:30pm
or call 303-739-6630.
A free, weekly group meant to help with English language and American culture. Learn tips on pronounciation and American culture. Meet others also learning English and become comfortable speaking English in front of others. No registration is required. Call 303.739.6630 for more information.
All Locations
Saturday, Aug. 15, 3 - 4 p.m.

Short Story Book Club has gone virtual! Support social distancing while still getting to meet and talk with other adults. New members are always welcome! If you previously attended either Mission or Iliff's Short Story Book Clubs, know that this club will be run by both Elizabeth and Kristin as a team, so we hope this will feel familiar and also give you a great opportunity to meet some new friends.

 

This month's theme: Library Stories

 

Story #1 is A Witch's Guide to Escape by Alix E Harrow, and it can be found here:

https://www.apex-magazine.com/a-witchs-guide-to-escape-a-practical-compendium-of-portal-fantasies/

 

Story #2 is Little Free Library by Naomi Kritzer, and it can be found here:

https://www.tor.com/2020/04/08/little-free-library-naomi-kritzer/

 

This program is being hosted via Zoom video conferencing. To receive the link to log on, please register and include your email address. The use of Zoom 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.

 

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Facebook.com/AuroraLibrary
Monday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m.
Join us for online storytime! We'll be reading, singing and having lots of fun weekdays on Facebook! 

https://www.facebook.com/auroralibrary/
(Follow us on Facebook and turn on notifications under “Following” at the top of our page to get notified when we go live.)
 
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All Locations
Monday, Aug. 17, 2 p.m.
Ready to get creative? Join us on Facebook every Monday for a new craft or DIY project! Crafts featured in videos will range in difficulty and appropriate age levels. 

https://www.facebook.com/auroralibrary/
(Follow us on Facebook and turn on notifications under “Following” at the top of our page to get notified when we go live.)
ZOOM - English Conve
Monday, Aug. 17, 6-730pm
or call 303-739-6630.
A free, weekly group meant to help with English language and American culture. Learn tips on pronounciation and American culture. Meet others also learning English and become comfortable speaking English in front of others. No registration is required. Call 303.739.6630 for more information.
Monday, Aug. 17, 6-7:30pm
or call 303-739-6630.
A free, weekly group meant to help with English language and American culture. Learn tips on pronounciation and American culture. Meet others also learning English and become comfortable speaking English in front of others. No registration is required. Call 303.739.6630 for more information.
Facebook - Online St
Facebook.com/AuroraLibrary
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.
Join us for online storytime! We'll be reading, singing and having lots of fun weekdays on Facebook! 

https://www.facebook.com/auroralibrary/
(Follow us on Facebook and turn on notifications under “Following” at the top of our page to get notified when we go live.)
 
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All Locations
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 12 p.m.
Tune in for good news and quick reviews, all while answering your Qs! It’s time for Booking it with Brando. Have a reference question, or looking for a book recommendation? Ask in the comments during the livestream or message us anytime on Facebook and Brandon will answer your question during the next session.

https://www.facebook.com/auroralibrary/
(Follow us on Facebook and turn on notifications under “Following” at the top of our page to get notified when we go live.)
 
Facebook.com/AuroraLibrary
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1 p.m.
Baby Sign is a program for children 0-24 months and their families! Join Miss Tess in signing and singing along to a few songs. Learning signs (in American Sign Language) can benefit your child in numerous ways, including the ability to communicate before speech develops!
Zoom online meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 4 p.m.

We’ll have a different theme each time that is announced in advance. Kids you will show off and explain their wonderful premade creations. Grades K-6.
 

This program is being hosted via Zoom 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 meeting start time.The use of Zoom 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.

Facebook.com/AuroraLibrary
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 9 - 9:30 p.m.

Life's busy and stressful, but your Wednesday evening doesn't have to be! Join us Wednesday nights for a de-stress storytime for adults. Our stories are paired with relaxation techniques and tips to make the middle of your week a good time to unwind. See you soon!

Facebook - ASL Story
Facebook.com/AuroraLibrary
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10 a.m. (Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10 a.m.)
Join us for ASL storytime! Miss Tess will sign a story in American Sign Language and read it in English on Facebook.
Daytime Booklovers B
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Meet new friends and fellow book lovers and join the book club for a lively discussion. Each month the group will read a new title. The book club meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 10:30 a.m. at  Aurora Central Library. Adults. 
August: "A Place for Us" by Fatima Farheen Mirza
ZOOM: Daytime Lovers
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10:30-12pm
or call 303-739-6630.
Join us via Zoom for a lively discussion of A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
Facebook.com/AuroraLibrary
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 12 p.m.

Develop early literacy skills through music and movement. Sing, dance, and play with homemade props on Facebook Live.

https://www.facebook.com/auroralibrary/

(Follow us on Facebook and turn on notifications under “Following” at the top of our page to get notified when we go live)

Zoom online meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m
or call 303-739-6630.

A book club for kids to discuss their favorite books and the books they had the most fun reading. Kids vote for which books to read, then get to discuss their favorite parts with new friends. The book we'll be discussing for this session is Warriors: Into the Wild by Erin Hunter. 

 

You can find an eBook copy of the book on Hoopla here: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12276441

Don't have a library card? Don't worry! Aurora Public Library has reopened so you can get a card in-person at the desk, or you can still get a virtual library card by following these instructions: https://www.auroragov.org/things_to_do/aurora_public_library/virtual_library_card

 

This program is being hosted via Zoom 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 meeting start time. The use of Zoom 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. 

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