Kids Programs

We’re #Stillhere with Virtual Events
In response to the COVID-19 virus and public health concerns,
Vail Public Library is suspending all in-person gatherings

Please explore the calendar for all of our virtual programs!

Thank you for your understanding.


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MONTHLY KIDS CREATE

Monday, Jan 11, at 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a holiday Kids Create on Monday, Dec. 14, at 3:30 p.m. on Vail Public Library’s Facebook page. We will be making paper roll penguins. Grab your art supplies on your own or from VPL and we’ll create them together.
Email Cricket or Ali for more information at cpylman@vailgov.com or amurray@vailgov.com.

CRAFT SUPPLIES

Toilet paper roll or paper towel roll cut in half
1 sheet of black, white and orange construction paper

Black marker
Glue
Scissors


VIRTUAL  BOOK CLUB FOR ELEMENTARY KIDS
(THIRD THROUGH FIFTH GRADE)

Kids can experience enriching, age-appropriate fun every month with Vail Public Library’s book clubs. All third through fifth graders who love reading can join! The January book choice is “Harriet the Spy,” by Louise Fitzhugh. The club will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 19.Reach out to Cricket at cpylman@vailgov.com for a book, the suggested reading notes and timeline.


RMPBS PRESENTS ‘COLORADO CLASSROOM: LEARN WITH ME AT HOME’

Vail Public Library is participating in “Colorado Classroom: Learn with Me at Home.” It is now live on Rocky Mountain PBS. Learn more at www.rmpbs.org.


VPL’S VIDEOS

Did you miss the Summer Reading Finale 2020 with Leon Joseph Littlebird in Aug?

Click here to access our video library


Coding Programs

GIRLS WHO CODE

Is on a  mission to close the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Girls Who Code, a club at VPL for girls going into 3rd to 5th grades We have been meeting virtually the fourth Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m. but we are open to being a bit more flexible.  Please contact Cricket if you want to join and we’ll do our best to work with your schedule.  Mark and Lelia Conlin are our club facilitators. This is a new club and all interested girls in this age group are encouraged to join us.

If you are interested, please reach out to Cricket Pylman at 970-479-2179 or cpylman@vailgov.com.

ROBOTICS

Given the unprecedented times brought to us by COVID-19, we are choosing to offer Robotics as a self-taught class this summer. We have three EV 3 LEGO robots with training manuals and invite patrons to use open source software to work their way through the course. Click here to learn how you can borrow one of our robots for four weeks.


TALKING TO CHILDREN ABOUT COVID-19

Click here for a parent resource provided by the National Association of School Psychologists.


FINDING AND CHECK OUT ONE OF OUR: LITTLE FREE LIBRARY

Built by the teen 2017 Summer Reading Program, Vail Public Library has planted 5 little free libraries in Vail and Gypsum.

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