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Top 10 Things to Do at the Library This Summer

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With school out for the summer and the Colorado weather cooperating, the library has plenty of programs and resources to make your summer memorable.

  1. Join the Summer Adventure Program

Have a tail waggin’ good time this summer with our animal-themed-themed Summer Adventure Program, June 1 through July 30. Read and complete hands-on activities to score prizes. This fur-ocious program is open to all ages — from birth to 99+!

  1. Rec and Tech in the Park

Head on over to Windsor’s’s Overlook Park to try out our tech toys (like our drones, Dash Robot, Sphero BB-9E, Cozmo, and more), compete in games, make a craft, and have a snack. Join Mr. Tucker Miss Chelsey each month at 3 p.m. for Rec and Tech.

  1. Fly a Drone

Our Drone Quadcopter is great for novice pilots. Auto-orientation and one-button controls allow you to take-off, land, and perform 360-degree flips, while the six-axis stabilization system will allow you to glide, race, and soar through the air while maintaining safe, stable flight.

  1. Visit Colorado State Parks

Our Colorado State Parks Explore Kit includes everything for your next trek to one of Colorado’s 42 State Parks: a current state park pass hangtag, set of binoculars, Colorado Wildlife Guide, Colorado Trees and Wildflowers Guide, parks brochure, and more!

  1. Learn to Code

Turn anything into a keyboard with Makey Makey or explore the Internet of Things with Raspberry Pi. Explore computer coding with Coding Games, My First Coding Book, and Getting Started with Coding.

  1. Play an Instrument

Start your musical journey by checking out a guitar or ukulele. Our “My Guitar” Explore Kit includes a ¾-size classical guitar, DVD with 60 lessons, and instructional software with a tuner, metronome, and chord dictionary.

  1. Pickup a New Language

Learn conversation skills in more than 70 languages with Mango! Mango provides interactive lessons, recorded words and phrases, and a language conversion tool. Available via the library website or a downloadable app (Google Play | App Store). Or stream a Great Courses language video on Kanopy.

  1. StoryWalk at Eastman or Lakeview Parks

Combine your love of reading and the outdoors with StoryWalk at Eastman (Windsor) or Lakeview (Severance) parks. Read through a children’s book as you stroll along the trail with a progressive installation. Every other month, the story changes with a StoryWalk Storytime kickoff

  1. Start a Business

We have powerful, digital platforms to support small businesses that can help you determine the best way to organize your business, discover your target market, or learn more about your chosen industry.

  1. Delve into Robotics

Bring a robot to life with our Dash Robot, Ozobot, Sphero BB-9E, Cozmo, Finch Robot, BB-8, Star Wars Force Band, Sphero Mini, and Sphero Bolt. With exciting, interactive STEM games, your family will never know they’re learning at the same time!

Make sure to document all of your summer fun with our Go Pro Camera (with Accessory Kit).