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What to Watch For

  • How can we help you? Call the Children's Desk at 720.887.2315.
  • Children's Patio is open! Our children's patio is open. Come enjoy some outdoor play.
  • Summer Library Adventures - Come pick up your prizes for the all-ages summer learning program by July 31. 
  • School Supply Donation Drive - Support the Fill A Backpack Program for A Precious Child to make sure youth have what they need to have a successful school year. Refer to the supply list for requested donations and put them in the yellow bin at the library.
  1. 0 to 6 Years
  2. 5 to 12 years
  3. Program Calendar

Programs are added as they become available. Please check the Children’s Library website and B-REx.com for updates. Outdoor programs are offered weather permitting. Programs may be canceled if they do not meet minimum attendance.

Story Times

  • Story Line - Call our Story Line at 720.887.2317 to hear a recorded story. New stories each week!
  • Fall Storytimes - Stay tuned for our fall program schedule.

Special Programs

  • Summer Library Adventures: Tails & Tales - June 1-July 31. All ages. All ages are invited to participate in this year's Summer Library Adventures reading challenge! Go to broomfield.beanstack.org to register and start logging activities! Everyone who completes the challenge will be entered into a grand prize drawing, and anyone ages newborn-18 who finishes the challenge can pick up a completion prize at the Library beginning June 7, while supplies last. Prizes must be picked up by July 31. The Library looks forward to enjoying this summer with you!

Ongoing Programs

  • Children's Patio - Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 1-4:30 p.m. (Weather permitting.) Come enjoy some outdoor play together!
  • Baby Welcome Bags - Ages 0-12 months. Are you a Colorado resident who has welcomed a new baby into the family? Congratulations! The Library wants to help give your little one the best start in life. Stop by the Children's Library Desk and ask about our Baby Welcome Bags for babies up to 12 months old that contain some special gifts for your little one and great resources for caregivers. Supplies are limited. Funded by the Broomfield Library Friends Foundation.
  • Online Resources - This is a great time to take advantage of our digital resources! Click on the icons below for books, movies, animated stories and more available through the library website! Some items may require your library card to sign in.

Family Support

  • Understanding Dyslexia: Tools for Parents & Activities for Kids - Saturday, July 24, 10-11:30 am. Ages 18+. Registration required (through Broomfield Early Childhood Council). Parents will attend an information session with L2 Literacy & Learning to find out ways to prepare kids for reading, language based learning disabilities, signs and early identification of dyslexia, testing, and how to navigate the IEP process and special education at school. Fun literacy based games and activities will be provided for children 4+ while parents attend the session. Presented in collaboration with the Broomfield Library and the Broomfield Early Childhood Council. This program will take place outside in the Community Park shelter across from the tennis courts. Wear sunscreen and bring water. The Broomfield Library will provide snacks for kids and refreshments for adults. Weather permitting. Broomfield Public Health guidelines will be followed.
  • Backpack Drive for A Precious Child - June 21-July 30. Donation bin located near the library circulation desk. In 2020, in the midst of a global pandemic, A Precious Child, along with the help of our amazing community partners, was able to provide more than 21,000 children with a backpack full of grade appropriate school supplies! A truly incredible feat during an uncertain time that could not have been done without partners like you! This upcoming school year we are striving to empower even more students across Colorado through our 2021 Fill A Backpack Program. Let’s work together to make sure the youth have what they need to have a successful school year, no matter if they are meeting in person or virtually. Refer to the supply list for requested donations. Please drop off your donated items in the yellow bin near the circulation desk. For information about receiving a backpack for your family, please contact A Precious Child.
  • Internet Hotspots for Check-Out - Do you have unreliable internet or need internet access when the library is closed? Check out a mobile hotspot from the Broomfield Library. They are available to Broomfield residents ages 18 and older and can be checked out for three weeks. Come into the Library and ask at the Circulation desk to check one out. Visit the Library catalog for more information.
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