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The Library, Arts, History and CSU Extension (LAHE) Department envisions a thriving and connected community where all belong. As collaborators, LAHE’s mission is to create welcoming spaces for opportunity, growth, trust and connection.

The Arts & History division of LAHE collaborates with the community to cultivate opportunities to connect, create and thrive. Key components of this are:

  • Supporting the creative economy
  • Providing arts, humanities and sciences experiences to the community 
  • Supporting access to cultural opportunities for students and educators

There are two grants teachers can apply for:

Arts, Culture and Science Grants

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Busing Subsidy for Education Grants

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Upcoming Programs You Can Sign Your Class Up For

Right in the Eye marketing 2Creative Images in Early Cinema Interactive Workshop for students

Available to any Broomfield school to sign up
Thursday, March 7 and Friday, March 8, 2024
Free, inquiries can be made at
Program is designed for students middle school to high school
Duration: 60 – 90 minutes

Alongside the movie-concert Right in the Eye, this workshop is an introduction to the movie- concert, the early days of cinema, the moving image until the advent of the cinematograph, discovery of Georges Méliès’ works, viewing of short films by the Lumière brothers and by Georges Méliès, and explanations of special effects and visual tricks.

mini musica patchColorado Symphony Mini Musica presents "The Ugly Duckling"

Broomfield Auditorium, 3 Community Park Road
Tuesday, March 19, 10 a.m. (public performance for families)
Tuesday, March 19, 11:30 a.m. (performance for schools and daycares)
Free, registration required, inquiries can be made at 
Program is designed for students ages Pre-kindergarten to 3rd grade
Duration:  60 minutes

Register today and attend Colorado Symphony's Mini Música performance of "The Ugly Duckling.” Mini Música is a bilingual, interactive concert program that appears in multiple venues around the metro area annually. Featuring a 16-piece orchestra and a narrator who will incorporate storytelling, singing and dance in both English and Spanish, this program is designed to introduce young children to the instruments of the orchestra through a musical telling of a children’s story. This year’s theme is The Ugly Duckling and concert attendees will receive a complimentary bilingual storybook at the door. Read more about this program on

Field Trips and in-class presentations

These programs are offered year-round and free for teachers and schools. 


Library Field Trips

Request to bring your class to the library for a behind-the-scenes tour. To request a field trip to the library, please complete the Community Engagement Form and a librarian will be in touch about your request.


Educator Summit & Professional Development

Teachers grades K - 12 are invited to the 2023 Broomfield Educator Summit! Participants will receive a $250 stipend, plus a catered lunch, as well as materials and resources to use in your classroom.

The Content will be focused on the humanities, critical thinking skill development,  providing feedback on student needs around local history, and a professional development workshop from Invent HQ Creative Technologists. You will learn three low cost, hands-on maker activities with an opportunity to remix them for use in your classroom. Bring questions about makerspace equipment, how to set up a makerspace, teaching STEAM topics, and more.DSC09802

This summit is free and open to all educators (homeschool & afterschool educators welcome), and professional development credit is available through the Colorado State Library.

 The Date and Location will be announced soon!

Inquiries can be made at

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Sign up for the free quarterly education E-newsletters and stay up to date with all of the programs and resources offered to teachers, schools, and students.  Don't forget to also sign up for the Library's, Creative Broomfield Arts and History's, and CSU Extensions' monthly newsletter.