Kids Programs

In response to the COVID-19 virus and public health concerns,

Vail Public Library is suspending all gatherings
(meetings, classes, programs, story hours)
March 13 through April 30.

The Library itself, however, will remain open and observe current hours and health protocols.

Thank you for your understanding.

We are so pleased to offer Tumble Book Library

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Click here to explore the available materials.

We want to thank Tumble Books for their generosity in sharing this with our patrons at no cost to us!

We are so pleased to offer PebbleGo Library

What is PebbleGo?

PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas. Your students will love exploring PebbleGo time and time again.  Click here to access.



We want to thank Capstone for their generosity in sharing their great products with our patrons at no cost to us!

Talking to children about COVID -19.

Click here for a parent resource provided by the

National Association of School Psychologists

New give away time to be announced!

Come into the library during the give away period whenever that will be for your 4 year olds free copy of the winning book.  Which book will it be?

Upcoming Events for Children and Families:

After school programs  at Vail Public Library

Ongoing Programming for Children and Families:

Kids Create

For students in grades Kindergarten – 5th grade

Thursdays 3:30 – 5:00 (usually the third Thursday of the month )

A monthly after school art program where students have opportunities to creative unique works of art.  Get excited to explore sewing, painting, crafts and woodworking.   For more information and to register, please call 970-479-2179 or email

Coming in May


Saturday May 16th Ford Park Parking Lot –  10:00 to Noon!!

Bigger and better than ever!  We will host Firetrucks, Snowplows, Diggers, Snow cats, Garbage & Recycling trucks, Police cars, Ambulances, Heavy Machinery and the Ice Cream Truck!!

Find and Check out one of our:

Little Free Library!

Built by the teens in our 2017 Summer Reading Program, Vail Public Library has planted FIVE little free libraries around Vail and Gypsum.

Examples of past events for Children and Families:

El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros – Saturday, April 14th from 3:30 – 5:00pm

Monday, April 16th,  from 3:15 – 5pm: Earth Day Wormery  

Trick or Treat Story Time – October 31st @ 1:00pm  

Annual Scarecrow Building Contest – Saturday, Oct 28th @ 10:00am

Harry Potter Party – Saturday, Nov. 4 @ 3:30 pm
Family Fireside Holiday Party – Thursday, Dec. 14th 5:00 – 7:30

Babies and Toddlers – Santa Tea Party – Friday. Dec 15 11:00 – 12:30

2017 Hour of Code

Kids in the Kitchen –  Saturday, January 20, 2018 

Valentine Making – Monday, February 12th

 Photos of some of our events:

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