Pollinator Appreciation Month Family Events!
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
Saturday, Sept. 7 ♦ 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ♦ Reynolds Meeting Room, George Reynolds Library Branch - Sun salutation and stories. All ages.
Pollinator 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.
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.
DIY Bee Hotels
Learn about pollinators in your yard and build your own bee hotel to take home. For ages 7-12. While supplies last!
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!