Summer Event Guide

For everything happening this summer, visit the Library calendar

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

  1. 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, and Thursdays at 11am at LaMont Does Park. View the schedule for dates and times for Sensory Storytime and Twilight Tales. Storytime Schedule
  2. Grupo Tlaloc at the Lafayette Library

    SRP Event - Grupo Tlaloc Dancers, Saturday, June 4, 11am

    Kick off to Summer Reading with an all-ages performance by the dynamic Denver-based Grupo Tlaloc Danza Azteca. More Details
  3. Sensory Storytime with Megan

    Sensory Storytime, Friday, June 10, 10:30am

    Kids and caregivers - join us for a storytime designed for individuals who are neurodiverse or have sensory needs. This is a structured storytime, with books read by a board-certified behavior analyst. Storytime Schedule
  4. 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
  5. Kids work on projects in the Makerspace

    Reading, Writing, and Maker Buddies - Register

    Sign up your kids for 6-week Reading, Writing, or Maker Buddies! Kids have fun reading, playing games, doing creative writing, or developing Makerspace projects with teen volunteers. Advance registration for all sessions is required. Details and Registration
  6. Teen in meditative pose

    Teen Lunchtime Meditation, Wednesdays in June, noon-1pm - Register

    Teens in grades 9-12 - Learn quick and easy practices, co-led and created by teen peers, to support you in navigating teen life today. Don’t let stress diminish your fun and self-expression in the world! Registration for the series is required. Details and Registration
  7. Drag Queen Storytime at the Lafayette Library

    SRP Event - Drag Queen Storytime, Saturday, June 11, 11am

    Kids and families - come dressed in your finest for a special storytime with Shirley. Drag Queen Storytime captures the imagination and gender fluidity of childhood play and celebrates people of all shapes, sizes, and forms! More Details
  8. Girl using a telescope to view the night sky

    Tune into Nature Tuesday, June 21: events start at 6:30pm

    Don't miss three star-tacular events on Tune into Nature Tuesday! Join naturalists from Boulder OSMP at the Library to learn about the summer sky, followed by an outdoor Stories in the Stars and an evening of stargazing with telescopes at the park. More Details
  9. Great Horned Owl

    SRP Event - Storytime and Event at Coal Creek, Saturday, June 25 , 11am-1pm

    Join the fun all-ages storytime and nature event "Who are the Critters in your Neighborhood?" at Coal Creek Trail. Gather at the trailhead at S. Public Road for storytime, followed by a walk along the Coal Creek Trail. More Details
  10. Colorado band Chicano Heat

    SRP Event - Chicano Heat, Saturday, June 25, 3pm

    Don't miss an all-ages Books & Beats musical performance by Chicano Heat, outside on the North Lawn/Plaza. More Details
  11. Girls in lab coats do an experiment

    July STEAM Fridays with CU Atlas, 1-3pm - Register

    Kids ages 8-12 - sign up for one or more of our July science and technology workshops hosted by CU Boulder's ATLAS institute. Every week in July is a new topic (more information coming soon!). Details and Registration
  12. 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
  13. SPARK! Memory Cafe

    Memory Café, Wednesday, June 22 and 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 as part of our Wellness Wednesdays series. Learn More
  14. 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
  15. Colorful closeup of bingo balls

    SRP Event - Family Book Bingo, Saturday, July 16, 3pm - 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
  16. Cuenta Cuentos at the 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
  17. 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
  18. Award-winning duo 123Andres

    SRP Event - 123 Andrés (Bilingual), Saturday, July 23, 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
  19. 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