West Custer County Library has some wonderful activities and events for kids.
The library’s 2017-18 school year events have come to a close, but there’s a lot of fun stuff happening during our Summer Reading Program. For information on the library’s Summer Reading Program, please go to the Summer Reading Program page. To find out about reoccurring events, family activities, and other news and info, please scroll down this page.
100 Things to Do Before You’re 12
The summer program at the West Custer County Library is about to begin. That gives your child the chance to tick off No. 34, Read a book under a tree, from a fun list of ‘100 things to do before you’re 12.’ Grab a book and a printed list at the library or click on the link below to visit GenerationWild.com to learn more.
Want to learn more about your child’s development and how you can help get them ready for school (and beyond)?
The video below tells about some great resources!
Interested in seeing more videos, geared to your child’s age? Click this link for more:
There are many more videos available on the earlylearningco.org website.
Play to Learn
Play to Learn is a playgroup-style, monthly event for children ages 4 and under, and their parents/caregivers. Miss Jessica provides different games and activities each month during the school year, specially designed for infants, toddlers & tykes. FREE! No registration or RSVP required. Play to Learn will return in the fall of 2018.
For more information, please call Jessica at 719-783-9138 ext. 4 or email email@example.com.
Camp Happiness is a highly interactive program that teaches kids in K-3rd grade through art, science experiments, books and games. Older and younger siblings are welcome to join in the fun as well. There is no sign up or commitment required for this once-a-month event and, like all our library events, it’s completely free! Camp Happiness will return in the fall of 2018.
Now you can access storybook videos at home with your child. The Sag Foundation has funded a site (link below) featuring actors and actresses reading various books. The professionally filmed videos even include storybook animations! From the website you can also download activity guides that go along with each story.
Songs and Rhymes Online
Help your infant or toddler get ready to read by singing and rhyming with them. The StoryBlocks website (link below) features videos with all kinds of different songs and movements that you can do at home with your child. The site is brought to you by Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy (CLEL).
Find Your New Favorite Book:
- American Library Association’s Notable Children’s Books
Looking for Homework Help and Research Tools?
We have ’em. West Custer County Library offers FREE access to Encyclopedia Britannica, and the EBSCO research database.