Upcoming Programs!

The Library will be closed on the Fourth of July

Instrument Petting Zoo!

Date: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Time: Starting at 10am till Noon.

Location: Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: All ages

Registration: Not Required

Strum, beat, and play your way through the Swallow Hill Music Instrument Petting Zoo! Hands-on experience for kids and adults led by Swallow Hill’s staff of “zookeepers”. The entire family can try ukuleles, hand drums, guitars, mandolins, banjos, fiddles, mini pianos, and more. We provide the instruments, you provide the curiosity!

A Slow Go of the CAMINO de SANTIAGO

Date: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Time: Starting at 6:30pm

Location:Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: All ages (Some adult content is included)

Registration: Not required

The Lyons’ Regional Library is pleased to host a personal tale of life’s surprises candidly shared by Lyons’ own Cheri Hoffer. Some adult content is included, please be advised.

A Walk Under the Strawberry Moon

Date: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Time: Starting at 8pm

Location: Starting at the Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: Ages 5 and up, family friendly.

Registration: Required (Maximum Participants: 35) 

Night-time is glorious under the full moon! See how moon phases work through an interactive presentation, and then take a walk to Sandstone Park. Discover fun moon facts, hear stories about the moon, and find out how our natural satellite affects the lives of humans and wildlife. Space is limited, so be sure to register at Boulder County’s website.


Ongoing Programs

We have events for all ages. Please stop in for more information. Most programs are family programs but we do have some age specific programs. Adult programs are for those ages 18 and up, Teen programs are for those entering 6th grade through those entering 12th grade. Kids are those entering kindergarten through those entering 5th grade. Babies are ages four and under.

Word Wednesdays with author Kayann Short PhD

Next Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 (The first Wednesday of every month). We won’t meet in July but will meet in August.

Time: Starting at 6:30pm and ending at 8pm

Location: Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: All ages and levels of writing experience

Registration: Not Required

Have a writing project underway or an inspiration that needs nudging? Join other local writers at the Lyons Regional Library on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss projects, share tips, and offer a listening ear. Facilitated by Dr. Kayann Short, award-winning teacher and author of A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography, this informal and free monthly gathering is for anyone with an interest in writing of any flavor.

Art-4-Art Trading Cards

Next Date: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 (The third Saturday of every month)

Time: Starting at 12:30pm

Location: Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: All ages

Registration: Not Required

Come join the Lyons Regional Library and Art-4-Art on the third Saturday of every month for some friendly trading of Art Trading Cards (ATC), swapping in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Never been? Don’t know what it is? Come to the Library and find out for yourself! All ages welcome.

 

Senior Book Club at Walt Self Center
This program is run by the Town of Lyons

Next Date: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 (The third Thursday of every month)

Time: Starting at Noon

Location: Walt Self Senior Center, 355 Railroad Avenue, Lyons

Open to: Seniors

Registration: Not Required

On the third Thursday of every month, the Senior book club meets at the Walt Self Senior Center, 355 Railroad Avenue in Lyons. Anyone who has read or wishes to discuss the current book is welcome! This event is ongoing and is sponsored by the Town of Lyons Parks & Recreation Department. The Library can help find books for the book club in a variety of formats, just let us know by stopping in.  This program is free and open to the public.

For more information contact: 303-823-8250 or e-mail llegault@townoflyons.com.

 Storytimes with Librarian McCourt Thomas

Baby Storytime

cute-baby (www.cute-pictures.blogspot.com)Date(s): Every Tuesday

Time: 10:30am

Location: Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: Ages 0-2, and pregnant women are always welcome

Registration: Not Required

Join librarian McCourt Thomas for music, fingerplays, stories and fun! Literacy begins at your library!

All Ages Storytime + Craft

Children_(multi-ethnic)Date(s): Every Wednesday

Time: 10:30am

Location: Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: All Ages

Registration: Not Required

Librarian McCourt Thomas hosts story time with a craft following the story.

Tech Assistance

If you have a smartphone, tablet, computer, or other tech device you need help with, or questions about Facebook, E-mail, or finding something on the internet, the Lyons Regional Library is here to help you. Assistance is available any time of the week by appointment. If you have a group and would like to have group instruction we do that too! All ages are welcome and instruction is without charge. When you make your appointment please let us know what your tech issues are so we can be prepared

E-mail info@lyonsregionalibrary.com or call 303-823-5165 for more details or to make an appointment.

 


PAST EVENTS

Special Storytime with Andrew Newman

Date: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 (Change of Date!*)

Time: Starting at 10:30am

Location: Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: All ages

Registration: Not Required

Join international speaker and author Andrew Newman as we learn how to create a conscious and meditative bedtime routine with Newman’s Conscious Bedtime Story Club. Learn more about Newman and his books and speaking at www.consciousstories.com. This event will replace our usual storytime with Librarian McCourt Thomas.

*The event was scheduled for Wednesday, May 16th but has been changed to the new time of: Wednesday, May 23rd, at 10:30am at the Library.

Fun Chess with Aaron Caplan — See you Fall 2018!

Date(s): Every Monday that the St. Vrain Valley School District is in session. If the St. Vrain Valley School District is not in session, we do not have chess (this is true for holidays, snow days, etc.). There is no chess over the summer.

Time: Starting at 2:45pm and ending at 3:30pm

Location: Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: Ages 6 to 14

Registration: Not Required

Come drop on in for a fun and interactive atmosphere with volunteer Aaron Caplan and play some chess! All levels of experience are welcomed; we provide the chess sets, but you are free to bring your own as well.

Fly Fishing 101

Date: Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Time: Starting at 6:30pm and ending at 8pm

Location: Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: All ages

Registration: Not Required

 

Join the Library in welcoming our friends from Rocky Mountain Anglers as they teach the basics of fly fishing. Learn the minimum needed to start reeling ’em in!

 

Poetry in everyday life

Date: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Time: Starting at 6:30pm and ending at 8pm

Location: Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street, Lyons

Open to: All ages

Registration: Not Required

There is poetry in just about everything, and April is poetry month. Join award-winning poet Cristina Trapani-Scott at the Lyons Regional Library for an evening of poetry appreciation and writing.