Early Literacy

Early literacy skills develop in real life settings
through positive interactions with literacy
materials and other people—making the library a
perfect place to foster early literacy.
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Cultural Engagement

It’s often said that one can discover the world
within the walls of a library. With the Culture
Pass, patrons can discover their world outside the
library, and through the Swank Movie License—
which allows unlimited screenings of the latest
films at our libraries—Patrons can get a healthy
dose of culture inside the library too.
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Technology Access

We live in an ever-changing world, where
technology and computers shape our lives.
Everything from paying taxes to shopping is
done online, making digital and computer
literacy a must. Our libraries work hard to
ensure that every citizen has access to
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Education is a lifelong process. From Early
Literacy to adult education, our libraries offer
programs that support learning at all ages,
including Summer Reading, adult education,
LibLab, and Teen Coding Academy, among
other programs
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Whale of a Used Book Sale is coming!

Whale of a Used Book Sale Spring 2018 JCLF

Friends-Only Preview Night Thursday, May 31, 6 pm to 8 pm

Early Entry $10 Friday, June 1, 8 am to 9 am

No Entry Fee Friday, June 1, 9 am to 5 pm

Saturday, June 2, 9 am to 5 pm – Half price day for Friends members & educators

Sunday, June 3, 11 am to 3 pm – Bag Day! One bag of books starting at $6.

Jefferson County Fairgrounds 15200 W 6th Ave, Golden

Please fill out the following form to volunteer!

Spring 2018 Whale Sale Volunteer Registration

  • Tuesday 5/29 and Wednesday 5/30: Morning and afternoon setup shifts. Thursday 5/31: Evening preview night. Friday 6/1 and Saturday 6/2: Morning and afternoon sales shifts. Sunday 6/3: Sales shift (11 - 3 pm) and tear-down.

The Jefferson County Library Foundation would like to thank this year’s sponsors for Summer Reading

Edward Madigan Foundation



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