In-person storytimes return March 8th and 9th at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays are for babies. Wednesdays are for all ages and followed by a craft with Ms. BJ!. We are excited to welcome you back in person! This session will run through May 11th. Masks recommended for ages 2 and up.

Drop-In Craft
March 2nd 3-4:30pm
Library Community Room

With the help of our teen volunteers, this will be a fun and adventurous return to in-person crafts for your wee ones!
Celebrate Pi Day
March 14th 3:30-4:30pm
Community Room

The number 3.14 represents the first three digits of the value of pi. A great way to celebrate is with pi’s delicious homophone, pie. Drop in afterschool for pi-themed crafts, food, and fun math activities. Best for grades K-5.
Hooked on Books
March 16th 3:30-4:30pm
Effie Banta Meeting Room

Join us as we discuss The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo!  Registration is limited.  Multiple copies of the book are available at the library. Call or e-mail us to reserve your copy!
Teen Advisory Group
2nd Thursdays: 6pm & 4th Mondays: 4pm
Community Room

 Teens and tweens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to join us contribute to the development of the library's Young Adult collection, help at library programs, and offer ideas for creating a comfortable, safe and fun atmosphere for teens at the library.  Teens are able to earn volunteer hours for participation.
Mini Med School
Thursdays, 4pm-5pm
April 7 - May 5

In this 5 week educational series, children will learn the basic principles of the immune system, common pathogens, and how we treat
and prevent viral and bacterial illnesses. Clinical and medical experts Taj Schimek, NP and Sarah Moyle, PhD will lead children through activities that illustrate the core medical principals of modern human physiology.
Registration Opens March 15th!

Word Wednesday
March 2nd 6:30pm
Virtual via  ZOOM

Word Wednesday is a great opportunity to meet other writers and get constructive feedback in a supportive environment. Facilitated by Dr. Kayann Short, PhD and open to all genres and levels. We meet the first Wednesday of each month.

The next meeting is Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 via Zoom.


Busy Reader's Book Club
March 16th 6:30pm
Location: Community Room

Register now for a special meeting of the Busy Reader's Book Club, where we will be joined by Boulder authors Miriam Murcutt and Richard Starks to discuss their new novel, In A Town Called Paradox.
The Library has several print copies available NOW! Stop in, call us at (303) 823-5165, or e-mail  to reserve your copy! 

Watch the Book Trailer by clicking below!


Adult Technology Classes
3/15, 3/22, 3/29
1:00-2:00 pm

Adult technology classes resume in March. These one-hour workshops are designed with beginners in mind. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Space is limited. Please register for each class you are interested in attending. Here are the upcoming topics:
  • March 15: Dropbox
  • March 22: Using images and tables in Microsoft Word
  • March 29: Basic formulas in Microsoft Excel
Let Dana know about other technology topics you would like covered. Email your ideas to
In January, we put out a call for presenters, and many of our talented and generous neighbors answered! We'll feature the first few arts and crafts programs for adults in the coming weeks. 
Interested in presenting? Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis on our website!
Collage Art w/ Cathy Rivers
Gift Bags
Saturday, March 12, 2022
10:00am - Noon, Community Room

Guided by local artist Cathy Rivers, join us to transform blank craft paper gift bags into unique works of art with fabric and paper collage. No experience necessary. Supplies included. 
Space is limited!
Collage Art w/ Cathy Rivers
Art Envelopes and Cards
Saturday, April 9th, 2022
10:00am- Noon, Community Room

Learn to create your own unique envelopes and gift cards to spread joy with friends and loved ones. Choose from an array of recycled paper items- calendars, maps, craft and wrapping paper. Blank insert cards will be available to use envelope scraps to also create collage cards.

Supplies will be provided, but if you have small pointed scissors, and old maps, calendars or paper you love, bring them!


About the Artist
Cathy Rivers
 is an architectural color consultant, redesigner and stager  based in Lyons, Colorado. Rivers Colorworks+Design serves the front range and foothills area from Loveland to Denver.

Cathy grew up in Northbrook, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, the eldest of nine siblings in a busy, creative family. She has made Colorado her home since arriving to attend the University of Colorado.

Botanical Wreaths with Mary Reaume
Saturday, April 2nd 
10:00am - Noon
Community Room

We are joined by local florist/herbalist, Mary Reaume, to learn how to make sustainable and natural wreaths using flowers, herbs and vines foraged from your own garden and woods.  Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own natural treasures if you like!
About the Artist:
Mary was born and raised on her family's farm in mid-state Michigan.  She attended college in Michigan, and spent the next several  years raising her family and working in the public school system.  She also grew flowers and herbs and was drawn to drying and preserving these botanicals for making wreaths, swags, and other artforms, which she sold in a local shop.

 After working in school finance for 25 years, she happily retired and moved to be near her grandchildren in Colorado. She is an avid mountain hiker and loves living in the community of Lyons. 
Save the Date!
More information and event registration COMING SOON!




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