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Baby Storytime
10:00 am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 10:00 am
Central Library
Songs, stories and rhymes for babies 0-23 months with an adult caregiver.
Storytime at Hoffman Library & PC Center
10:30 am
Storytime at Hoffman Library & PC Center
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Hoffman PC Center
Storytime at Hoffman PC Center
Tuesday’s 10:30 a.m. Hoffman PC Center
Storytime is free with fun story reading and related activities that promote early literacy.  Programs are designed for
parents to participate with their children.  Join us every Tue...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library
For ages 0 – 23 mos. with their caregivers. Join us with your babies for songs, stories and rhymes. Space is limited to 25...read more
Baby Play Group
11 a.m.
 Baby Play Group
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 11 a.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Join us for a free form play group for babies 23 months and under and their caregivers. Listen to music, play with instruments and e...read more

Drop-In Job Help
11 a.m.
 Drop-In Job Help
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 11 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Drop-In Job Help 

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Toddler Storytime
11:00 am
 Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 11:00 am
Central Library
Songs, stories and rhymes for toddlers 2-3 years, with an adult caregiver.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
11:00 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Hoffman PC Center
One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.

or call 303-739-1572 .
Adult Art-ing
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Adult Art-ing
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Adult Art-ing
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
11:45 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 11:45 a.m.
Hoffman PC Center
One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.

or call 303-739-1572 .
Journey to Wellness-Free Lifestyle Change Program
3:00 PM
Journey to Wellness-Free Lifestyle Change Program
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 3:00 PM
Central Library
Tri-County Health Department's free year-long lifestyle change program will give you the tools you need to lose weight and become a healthier you! Reduce your risk of future health problems such as diabetes and heart disease. Topics inlcude weight loss, eating healthy, becoming more physically a...read more

or call 303-739-6630.
Kid’s Coding Club
4 p.m.
 Kid’s Coding Club
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Hoffman is starting its very own Coding Club! Come be a part of something great. Learn to code, learn about robotics, and learn about the technology emerging in our world. Come help create your future!
Between the Notes
4:45 p.m.
 Between the Notes
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 4:45 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Between the Notes offers free music lessons for violin and cello to all interested students. Each student must bring their own instr...read more

Code Club
5 p.m.
 Code Club
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 5 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Learn about&nb...read more


or call 303-326-8600.
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 am
 Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 10:00 am
(Wednesdays, 10:00 )

Central Library
Longer stories, songs and early literacy activities for kids ages 3-5.
Drop-In Tech Help
10 a.m.
 Drop-In Tech Help
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 10 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Wednesdays, 10am – 12pm
 
Have a new digital device you need help figuring out? Curious about library apps like Hoopla or OverDrive? Stop by and we’ll help answer all of your tech-related questions. 
Christmas Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Christmas Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with stories and songs at our Christmas themed Storytime. Ages 2-5....read more

Baby Dance
10:30 a.m.
 Baby Dance
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Develop early literacy skills through music and movement. Sing, dance and pl...read more

Adult Sewing Lab
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Adult Sewing Lab
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Want to learn basic repairs to clothing and other items? Need alterations to your favorite clothes and want to learn to do it yourself? Come to the New Hoffman Sewing Lab and learn how! One on ...read more
One-on-One Math Tutoring
3:30 p.m.
 One-on-One Math Tutoring
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 3:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for help on your math assignments.

Kids’ Sewing Lab
4 p.m.
 Kids’ Sewing Lab
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Join us as we create something fun in our Kids’ Sewing Lab. We focus on basic skills and having fun.

or call 303-739-1572 .
Reading Buddies
4:00 p.m.
 Reading Buddies
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Central Library
Little buddies in kindergarten thought third grade will spend 30 minutes engaged in reading and literacy activities with a big buddy (a volunteer or librarian). Drop in between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. 
STEAM: Scientific Snowflakes
4 p.m.
 STEAM: Scientific Snowflakes
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 4 p.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
Make your very own crystal snowflake at the Iliff Sqaure Library! We'll create snowflakes and talk about chemical reactions. All Ages. 
Lego Club
4 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 4 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Join us every Wednesday and use your imagination to engineer different buildings, cars, or whatever you can imagine. Grades K-5....read more

One-on-One Math Tutoring
4:30 p.m.
 One-on-One Math Tutoring
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 4:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for help on your math assignments.

English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
6:30 - 8 PM
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 6:30 - 8 PMEnglish Conversation
Central Library
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 or 303.739.1940 for more info...read more
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Baby Dance
10:00 am
 Baby Dance
Thursday, Dec. 20, 10:00 am
(Thursdays, 10:00 am)

Central Library
Music, rhymes and dancing for babies and toddlers ages 0-3 with an adult caregiver. Space is limited. Please arrive early to get a ticket (one per family) at the children's desk.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
10:15 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Thursday, Dec. 20, 10:15 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.<...read more

Tots Tunes
10:30 a.m.
 Tots Tunes
Thursday, Dec. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Develop early literacy skills through music and movement. Sing, dance, and play with props and other children every 1st a...read more

Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Baby Storytime
Thursday, Dec. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Join us with your baby for songs, stories and rhymes th...read more

One-on-One Computer Tutoring
11 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Thursday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.<...read more


or call 303-739-1940.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
11 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Thursday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.<...read more


or call 303-739-1940.
Toddler Storytime
11:00 a.m.
 Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Dec. 20, 11:00 a.m.
Central Library
Songs, stories and rhymes for toddlers 2-3 years, with an adult caregiver.
Tech Question Thursdays
2-4 p.m.
 Tech Question Thursdays
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2-4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Is your computer not working the way it used to? Having trouble figuring out your digital camera? Want to download eBooks to your tablet but don't know where to start? We're here to help! Call ahead to ensure availability. 303-739-1572.
Game Du Jour
4 p.m.
 Game Du Jour
Thursday, Dec. 20, 4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
There are all kinds of games in this world – board games, table-top games, card games, tile-based games, games of strategy, games of chance, video games, outdoor games – and on and on. At each weekly meeting, we'll play a different type of game. Take part in some of your old favorite...read more
Now We’re Cooking!
4:00 p.m.
 Now We’re Cooking!
Thursday, Dec. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Central Library
Kids will prepare simple recipes with a cooking instructor and enjoy the final product afterward! Space is limited, K - 5th grade.

Peppermint Sugar Scrub
4 p.m.
 Peppermint Sugar Scrub
Thursday, Dec. 20, 4 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Thurs. Dec. 20 4 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Lib...read more

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
4:30 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Thursday, Dec. 20, 4:30 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library
We need you! Be a part of the Tallyn’s Reach Library’s Teen Advisory Group, every 1st and 3rd Thursday. Help create displays, plan programs and activities while earning volunteer time. Enjoy snacks and meet new people. Grades: 6-12.
Teen Comic Book Club
4:30 p.m.
 Teen Comic Book Club
Thursday, Dec. 20, 4:30 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Get your geek ...read more

Starting a Worker Co-Op
6 p.m.
 Starting a Worker Co-Op
Thursday, Dec. 20, 6 p.m.
Central Library
A discussion exploring ways for people to get together and start their own worker cooperatives. Adults. No registration required.
TERRA
6:00pm.
 TERRA
Thursday, Dec. 20, 6:00pm.
Central Library
TERRA is a program is designed to connect immigrants with educational, legal, medical, financial resources and job opportunities to ease their integration into our community.

TERRA es un programa diseñado para inmigrantes donde se brindan valiosos recursos e
informaci&oac...read more
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Christmas Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Christmas Storytime
Friday, Dec. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with stories and songs at our Christmas themed Storytime. Ages 2-5....read more

Baby Dance
10:30 a.m.
 Baby Dance
Friday, Dec. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
Develop early literacy skills through music and movement. Sing, dance and play with props and other babies. Ages 0-3.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Dec. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Mission Viejo Library
Children of all ages will enjoy this storytime with picture books, rhymes and songs that support the development of early literacy skills for 2-6 y...read more
Sewing Lab Projects: Embroidery
11 a.m.
 Sewing Lab Projects: Embroidery
Friday, Dec. 21, 11 a.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Come learn or practice your needle point with us! This is a nine-week project but feel free to drop in!
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
4-530pm
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
Friday, Dec. 21, 4-530pm
Central Library
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 or 303.739.1940 for more info...read more
Create: Sand Dollars
4 p.m.
 Create: Sand Dollars
Friday, Dec. 21, 4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Learn about what a sand dollar is, how they are created, and make your own!
Anime Club
4 p.m.
 Anime Club
Friday, Dec. 21, 4 p.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
Screen anime movies and follow your favorite shows at your local library. We'll bring the popcorn!  Grades 6-12.
Nintendo Club
4:30 p.m.
 Nintendo Club
Friday, Dec. 21, 4:30 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Bring your Pokemon cards to trade/battle or play games like MarioKart on our Ninte...read more

Chess Club
4:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Friday, Dec. 21, 4:30 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Ready to put your skills to the test? Join other chess lovers for fr...read more

English conversation group. Conversación en inglés.
4pm.-5:30pm.
English conversation group. Conversación en inglés.
Friday, Dec. 21, 4pm.-5:30pm.
Central Library
English conversation group.
Practice speaking English in a friendly group with native English speakers.
Be part of discussions on different topics, become comfortable with everyday vocabulary and learn new words.
Wednesdays 6:30pm.-8pm.
Thursday 10am.-11am.
Friday 4pm.-5:30p...read more
Boys Club
5:00 p.m.
 Boys Club
Friday, Dec. 21, 5:00 p.m.
(Fridays, 5:00 pm)

Central Library
Play games, learn life skills and meet new friends! Snacks provided.
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Free Photos with Santa Claus
12-2:30 p.m.
 Free Photos with Santa Claus
Saturday, Dec. 22, 12-2:30 p.m.Free Photos with San
Central Library
Santa Claus is coming to Aurora Central Library! Visit and get a FREE photo with the big man himself! If possible, please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to a local food bank. We recommend arriving early as space is limited. Please visit the “Ask Here” desk near the main ...read more
Wild Card Book Club
3 p.m.
 Wild Card Book Club
Saturday, Dec. 22, 3 p.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
If you want to join a book club, but you hate assigned reading, this is the book club for you!  Bring whatever book you're currently reading and loving to the Iliff Square Library to share with the group. Snacks provided.  Adults.
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ALL LOCATIONS CLOSE AT 5 PM
5:00 PM
 ALL LOCATIONS CLOSE AT 5 PM
Monday, Dec. 24, 5:00 PM
All Locations
In observance of Christmas.  No fines will be assessed and no holds will expire. Regular hours resume Dec., 26, 2018. 
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ALL LOCATIONS CLOSED
 ALL LOCATIONS CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 25
All Locations
In observance of Christmas.  No fines will be assessed and no holds will expire. Regular hours resume Dec., 26, 2018. 
Drop-In Job Help
11 a.m.
 Drop-In Job Help
Tuesday, Dec. 25, 11 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Drop-In Job Help 

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Adult Sewing Lab
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Adult Sewing Lab
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Want to learn basic repairs to clothing and other items? Need alterations to your favorite clothes and want to learn to do it yourself? Come to the New Hoffman Sewing Lab and learn how! One on ...read more
Basic LEGO Mindstorm
4 p.m.
 Basic LEGO Mindstorm
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
We got a new toy for the Holidays and we need help playing with it! Learn how to set up and do some basic programming on our new Lego Mindstorm.

or call 303-739-1572 .
Cookies and Coloring
4 p.m.
 Cookies and Coloring
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 4 p.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
Come color with markers, colored pencils, and finger paints as we munch on delicious cookies!  Grades K-5.
Lego Club
4 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 4 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Join us every Wednesday and use your imagination to engineer different buildings, cars, or whatever you can imagine. Grades K-5....read more

English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
6:30 - 8 PM
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 6:30 - 8 PMEnglish Conversation
Central Library
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 or 303.739.1940 for more info...read more
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Tech Question Thursdays
2-4 p.m.
 Tech Question Thursdays
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2-4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Is your computer not working the way it used to? Having trouble figuring out your digital camera? Want to download eBooks to your tablet but don't know where to start? We're here to help! Call ahead to ensure availability. 303-739-1572.
Game Du Jour
4 p.m.
 Game Du Jour
Thursday, Dec. 27, 4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
There are all kinds of games in this world – board games, table-top games, card games, tile-based games, games of strategy, games of chance, video games, outdoor games – and on and on. At each weekly meeting, we'll play a different type of game. Take part in some of your old favorite...read more
Table Top Game Time
4:30 p.m.
 Table Top Game Time
Thursday, Dec. 27, 4:30 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Learn to play popular tabletop games like Betrayal at House on the Hill, Fluxx, Ticket to Ride, Apples to Apples,...read more

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Sewing Lab Projects: Embroidery
11 a.m.
 Sewing Lab Projects: Embroidery
Friday, Dec. 28, 11 a.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Come learn or practice your needle point with us! This is a nine-week project but feel free to drop in!
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
4-530pm
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
Friday, Dec. 28, 4-530pm
Central Library
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 or 303.739.1940 for more info...read more
Science Funday: Paper Airplanes
4 p.m.
 Science Funday: Paper Airplanes
Friday, Dec. 28, 4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Science Funday: Paper Airplanes
Chess Club
4:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Friday, Dec. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Ready to put your skills to the test? Join other chess lovers for fr...read more

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Quitter Kryptonite: Achieving New Year’s Resolutions
12 p.m.
Quitter Kryptonite: Achieving New Year’s Resolutions
Saturday, Dec. 29, 12 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
In this three-part program series we will go through Goal Setting, Action Steps, and Follow Through to help and support you in making those dreams of yours reality.

or call 303-739-1572 .
Cleansing Scream
3 p.m.
 Cleansing Scream
Saturday, Dec. 29, 3 p.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
Congratulations! You have survived 2018! Holidays, family reunions, difficult conversations: you rocked it all. Come relieve some of that built-up stress at Iliff's end-of-the-year Cleansing Scream. We'll create comfort boxes, reflect on the year, talk about healthy coping mechanisms, and (o...read more
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Noon Year’s Eve
11 a.m.
 Noon Year’s Eve
Monday, Dec. 31, 11 a.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Celebrate 2019! We’re counting down to the New Year at noon with games, crafts, and fun. Grades K-5.


ALL LOCATIONS CLOSE AT 5 PM
5:00 PM
 ALL LOCATIONS CLOSE AT 5 PM
Monday, Dec. 31, 5:00 PM
All Locations
In observance of New Years Eve.  No fines will be assessed and no holds will expire. Regular hours resume Jan., 2, 2019. 
     
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