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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. 


Fifth Annual Bee Boulder Family Festival!


Saturday, Sept. 28  ♦ 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 10-10:40 a.m. and 12-12:40 p.m.






Workshops and Classes



pollinator yoga First Saturday Yoga: Pollinators

Saturday, Sept. 7 ♦ 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ♦ Reynolds Meeting Room, George Reynolds Library Branch   -  Sun salutation and stories.  All ages.

pollinator journal classPollinator Field Journals

Make a pollinator field journal with the Bee Chicas and learn to identify native bees, honey bees, and other pollinators outside. You may find flies and beetles pollinating! For ages 7-12.

Two classes:

Saturday, Sept 14 ♦ 11:00 a.m.  - 12:30 p.m. ♦ Reynold's Meeting Room, George Reynolds Branch - Sign up here.

Saturday, Sept 14 ♦ 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ♦ Meadow's Branch Meeting Room, Meadows Branch - Sign up here.

native bee houseDIY Bee Hotels

Learn about pollinators in your yard and build your own bee hotel to take home. For ages 7-12. While supplies last!

Two classes:

Saturday, Sept 28 ♦ 11:00 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m. ♦ Reynold's Meeting Room, George Reynolds Branch - Sign up here.

Saturday, Sept 28 ♦ 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ♦ Meadow's Branch Meeting Room, Meadows Branch - Sign up here.

For Teens

First Friday Food Lab: Honey

 Friday, Sept 6 ♦ 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ♦ Teen Space, George Reynolds Branch - Sign up here.

Do you have a discerning palate? Or do you just like to eat? Either way, join us at First Friday Food Lab to try out new flavors. Good, gross, or in between – vote for your favorites!

Pollinator-themed story times


Pollinator-themed storytimes at the library











STEAM Storytime: Flower Power

Wednesday, Sept. 11 ♦ 4 – 5 p.m. ♦  Reynolds Meeting Room, George Reynolds Branch

Each week will feature stories and a STEAM-based activity focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts. Ages 3 and up.
Learn more.


Pollinator Musical Storytime

Thursday, Sept. 12 ♦ 4 – 5 p.m.  ♦ Children’s Story Space, Main Library

Join us for a special musical storytime to celebrate all pollinators and their important roles they play in our ecosystem.  Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Learn more.


Pollinator Appreciation: All Ages Storytime

Monday, Sept. 16  ♦ 10:15 – 11 a.m. ♦ Meadows Meeting Room, Meadows Branch

Early Literacy fun and stories focusing on pollinators. Up to age six.

Learn more.  


Pollinator Appreciation: Lap Babies

Tuesday, Sept. 17 ♦  10:15 – 10:35 a.m. ♦  Storytime Area, Meadows Branch

Babies (birth-15 months) and their caregivers explore language and books in a fun and intimate setting. Join us for a special Pollinator theme for Pollinator Appreciation Month!

Learn more.


Pollinator Appreciation: STEAM Storytime

Wednesday, Sept. 18 ♦ 10:15 – 11 a.m. ♦  Meadows Meeting Room, Meadow Branch

This week will feature pollinator stories and a STEAM-based activity focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts. All ages.

Learn more.


Pollinator Appreciation: Craft Storytime

Tuesday, Sept. 19  ♦ 10:15 – 11 a.m. ♦  Meadows Meeting Room, Meadows Branch

A combination of storytime readings and craft activities with hands-on fun. Join us for special pollinator stories and craft.

Learn more.


Pollinator Appreciation: Spanish/English Storytime: Read and Play in Spanish

Saturday Sept. 21 ♦  10:15-11 a.m. ♦ NoBo Corner Library

Monday, Sept. 23 ♦  10:15 – 11 a.m. ♦  NoBo Corner Library

La hora de cuentos. Disfruta de libros, canciones, juegos y más con una nativa hablante en Español

Bilingual Story time. Enjoy books, songs, games and more with a native Spanish speaker!

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