The Helen Fowler Library is a destination for exploration and learning. Programs are focused on the book as a resource, a tool, or object of literacy and learning.
Free admission to the library for members and the general public, no reservation required. Admission to the Gardens is separate. Program fees may apply to library programs.
Children & Family Programs
Golden Legacy: Family Story Time
This Golden Book inspired story time will celebrate Golden Legacy: Original Art from 80 Years of Golden Books exhibition and feature classic stories that highlight animals and nature as a source of love, wonder and joy. Along with enjoying stories, we’ll sing songs and play with thematic materials. Best for families with infants through age 8; all ages welcome.
Every Saturday, Jan. 6 – Feb. 17
Free admission to the library (admission to the Gardens and the Golden Legacy exhibition is separate)
Sensory Processing and Autism Resource Kits (SPARK) are available in the library to check out for free. The kits are appropriate for people of all ages with autism or sensory needs to help them feel safe and supported while exploring the York Street gardens.
Nature Tales Family Story Time
Bring your budding naturalists to Nature Tales Family Story Time and discover the wonders of nature with your child. Together, we will explore books that tell the stories of the natural world, of the garden and of our own backyard.
Returning in March
The Colorado Tree Coalition’s Arbor Day Poster Contest
The posters will be on display April 16 – May 4 in the library. This contest is for 5th graders from all public, private and home-school settings across the state. The 2024 theme is Trees for Wildlife Habitat. Deadline for poster submission is Friday, March 29.
Color Our Collections
Break open the colored pencils or crayons and enjoy the soothing exercise of coloring our past submissions for Color Our Collections.
A book club series hosted by and at the Helen Fowler Library. We read three books over three months focusing on a specific topic of interest.