Summer Event Guide

For everything happening this summer, visit the Library calendar

Sign up for all-ages Summer Reading, June 1-July 31

  1. Book Sale March 2022

    Shop the Friends book sale, July 9-17

    Support literacy and the Library at the Friends book sale during Library open hours. Find books, DVDs, and gifts for all ages. Most items are priced under $4. View hours
  2. Graphic with teens holding phones and social media icons

    STEAM Friday - "Digital Wellness," Friday, July 8, 1-3pm - Register

    Teens ages 12-18 - sign up for a workshop hosted by CU Boulder's ATLAS institute. Details and Registration
  3. Ann Lincoln at the Lafayette Public Library

    SRP Event - Ann Lincoln, Saturday, July 9, 11am

    Enjoy all-ages hijinks on the high seas with pirate captain Ann Lincoln and her animal crew. You will set sail on a show full of juggling, magic, comedy, and adventure, followed by an up-close look at the live animals! More Details
  4. Sans Souci Festival

    Kids + Dance + Film - Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Saturday, July 9, 2pm

    All ages - Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema (SSFCD), a Boulder-based festival of dance film, brings you a free afternoon event for the family (recommended for ages 6+ ). More Details
  5. Plastic waste in the ocean

    STEAM Friday - "Bioplastics," Friday, July 15, 1-3pm - Register

    All ages - sign up for a hands-on workshop hosted by CU Boulder's ATLAS institute. Learn about sustainable alternatives to plastic, and create and design your very own bioplastic! Details and Registration
  6. Colorful closeup of bingo balls

    SRP Event - Family Book Bingo, Saturday, July 16, 11am - Register

    Families - come dressed in your finest for Family Book Bingo with local drag queen Shirley Delta Blow. Registration is required - submit one registration for your family. More Details
  7. Award-winning duo 123Andres

    SRP Event - 123 Andrés (Bilingual), Saturday, July 16, 3pm

    Don't miss an all-ages Books & Beats musical performance by 123 Andrés, the Latin Grammy-winning team husband-wife team of Andrés and Christina. More Details
  8. Juanita Echeverri hosts a nature storytime outside the Lafayette Library

    Bilingual Twilight Tales, Tuesday, July 19, 6pm

    Families - join us on Tune into Nature Tuesday for bilingual Twilight Tales, "Cuenta Cuentos de Verano con la Naturalista Juanita Echeverri de OSMP" (Summer Tale Tell with Naturalist Juanita Echeverri of Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks). Storytime schedule
  9. Coyote pups in Colorado

    Tune into Nature: Wildlife Chat, Tuesday, July 19, 6:30pm

    All ages - join us on Tune into Nature Tuesday for a presentation on wildlife featuring naturalist Juanita Echeverri of Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks. Learn More
  10. Books & Brews book selection for July, &#34Anatomy&#34

    Books & Brews YA Book Club (Ages 21+) at Odd13 Brewing, Thursday, July 21, 6:30pm

    Adults 21+ - join us at Odd13 Brewing (301 E. Simpson St.) to sip a beverage and discuss Young Adult novels! This month we are reading "Anatomy" by Dana Schwartz Details and Book Copies
  11. Child with staticky hair

    STEAM Friday -"Seeing the Invisible," Friday, July 22, 1-3pm - Register

    Kids ages 9-13 - sign up for a hands-on magnetism workshop hosted by CU Boulder's ATLAS institute. Details and Registration
  12. Circus Foundry performers

    SRP Event - Circus Foundry, Saturday, July 23, 11am

    All ages - the circus is coming to the Library! Join us for acrobats, jugglers, and aerialists… Oh my! This lively show, created for our community, features juggling, stunts, aerial work, and fun opportunities for audience participation. More Details
  13. Seniors converse in the park

    Memory Café, Wednesday, July 27, 10:30am

    Adults - join us for Memory Café featuring a new topic and/or speaker on the fourth Wednesday of each month. This month we welcome Spellbinders, a group uses storytelling to help older adults make meaningful connections. Learn More
  14. Programmer working on code

    STEAM Friday - Code Café, Friday, July 29, 1-3pm - Register

    All ages - Want to learn to code, but not sure how to get started? Sign up for this javascript workshop with CU Boulder's ATLAS institute - make friends within the community as you make one-of-a-kind art with code. No experience necessary, Details and Registration
  15. Kids music performers Jeff and Paige

    SRP Event - Jeff & Paige, Saturday, July 30, 11am

    Join us for the all-ages Summer Reading Program finale with Jeff and Paige! Jeff and Paige are a beloved local award-winning duo who use interactive, joyful, nature-focused performances to engage and entertain kids and families. More Details
  16. Busy evening at the Library

    Summer Drop-In Fun

    There is a lot happening at the Library! In addition to Storytimes and featured Summer Reading Events, you can stop by the historical archives, do some video gaming, create in the Makerspace, stop by for crafts, or learn mindfulness exercises. View Details
  17. Storytime at the Library

    Summer Storytimes, June 1-July 31

    Join us for Storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays at the Library at 10:30am, Wednesdays at 11am at Waneka Lake (except June 15), and Thursdays at 11am at LaMont Does Park. View the schedule for dates and times for Sensory Storytime and Twilight Tales. Storytime Schedule