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Pollinator Appreciation Month Family Events!



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Pollinator Appreciation Month offers kids a whole variety of fun ways to learn about the beauty and importance of bees, butterflies and other pollinators. All events are free for the entire family. 


Fourth Annual Bee Boulder Family Festival!


Saturday, Sept. 29  ♦ 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ♦  Central Park

The Bee Boulder Family Festival is filled with educational activities, live music, face painting, prizes and fun. Join us this year for two special performances by Jeff & Paige at 10-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m.





Full STEAM Ahead: Bee's Wraps

Beeswax candle


Make your own beeswax sandwich wraps and find out how honeybees make wax. Ages 7-12.

Saturday, September 22, 11 – 12:30 p.m. @ Reynolds 

Saturday, September 22, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. @ Meadows

Learn more!


BeeChicas: Making and Using Field Journals

Discover the pollinators all around you!  Make a hand-bound journal to track pollinators and jot down your observations! Venture into the garden with us to learn how to make and record scientific observations. Ages 7 to adult. Adult supervision required for children under 12. Please come dressed for the second part of the workshop to be outdoors.

This program is part of several Seed to Table events and services at the library that focus on sustainable living. Check the BeeChicas' instagram feed and Boulder Library Hives #beeliterate! #BeeBoulder

Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Main Boulder Library


Pollinator-Themed Storytime Schedule: 

Main Library - Main, 1001 Arapahoe Ave

POLLINATOR MUSICAL STORYTIME Thursday, September 13, 4–4:45 p.m., Children’s Story Space 


MEADOWS - 4800 Baseline Road

ALL AGES STORYTIME: HONEYBEE WAGGLE DANCE Monday, September 17, 10:15 a.m 

LAP BABIES STORYTIME: BUTTERFLY BABIES Tuesday, September 18, 10:15 a.m. 

STEAM STORYTIME: THE BUZZ ABOUT BEES Wednesday, September 19, 10:15 a.m. 

LEGO STORYTIME: PLANT HELPERS Thursday, September 20, 4 p.m. 

PLAYTIME STORYTIME: BUMBLES & HONEY BUZZ Friday, September 21, 10:15 a.m.


NOBO - 4600 Broadway

STEAM STORYTIME Monday, September 10, 10:15 a.m. 

ALL AGES STORYTIME Tuesday, September 11, 10:15 a.m. 

SPANISH/ENGLISH STORYTIME Saturday, September 15, 10:15 a.m.


REYNOLDS - 3595 Table Mesa Drive


STEAM STORYTIME: HUMMINGBIRD FEEDERS Wednesday, September 12, 4 p.m. 

SING AND PLAY STORYTIME: BEES Friday, September 14, 10:15 a.m.