Yours, Colorado!

NowFeaturing_Icons1-03We live in Colorado, a state that is blessed with an abundance of sunny days each year. There’s no better setting for tapping into and exploring your adventurous spirit, making memories, and having tons of family fun!

Discover Colorado’s best during the month of March at Douglas County Libraries. Our programs and events for all ages will feed your curiosity and set you on the path to fully enjoying all our great state has to offer. After all, it’s yours, Colorado!

Here’s a peek at some of the events happening across the district.


Lone Tree

Gardening From the Ground Up
Saturday, March 4
Registration is required.

Tagawa’s Luan Akin provides tips and how-tos on urban gardening.

Backcountry Recreation Fair
Saturday, March 11
No registration required.

L.L. Bean and other recreation specialists will be on hand with the information needed to get out and enjoy our beautiful state! Topics include women-specific outdoor programs, wilderness first aid, camping basics, fly fishing, adaptive sports, and more! Great for all ages.










GoPros and snowshoes (in adult and youth sizes) — available for checkout at DCL in April!









An Evening With Author Dick Kreck
Monday, March 13
Registration is required.

Colorado author and retired Denver Post columnist Dick Kreck will talk about the storied history of Denver and his books Rich People Behaving Badly and Murder at the Brown Palace. Books will be on sale during the event.

Farm to Table
Saturday, March 18
Registration is required.

Think global, eat local. Learn about community-supported agriculture from a local organic farmer and why eating locally sourced foods benefits consumers, farmers, and the environment.






Made in Colorado Movie Night

Bring the family to free screenings of films with Colorado connections. Popcorn will be served. Registration is required.

Friday, March 24, 6-8:30PM: War Games
Saturday, March 25, 6-8:30PM: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade








Castle Rock – Philip S. Miller 

Geocaching Open House
Saturday, March 4
Adults of all experience levels are welcome. Registration is required.

Trade tips with other geocachers and learn more about this worldwide phenomenon.





Hand-held GPS is ideal for geocaching, and you can check one out starting in April at DCL.





Ed Sealover’s Colorado Excursions With History, Hikes & Hops
Friday, March 10
Adults 21 and older. Registration is required.

Author, Denver Business Journal reporter, and Beer Run blogger Ed Sealover will talk about his book Colorado Excursions With History, Hikes and Hops. A beer tasting will follow his talk, and books will be available for purchase.

Organic Gardening in Douglas County With Pat “The Bird Man” Brodbent
Saturday, March 11
Registration is required.

Learn expert tips for organic gardening right in your own backyard.

CO State of Mind Fair
Saturday, April 1
No registration required.

Explore the many ways you can enjoy the great Colorado outdoors! Live demos will surprise and delight you.

Find the complete schedule of Colorado-inspired programs and events here. And don’t miss these related reads.

Happy trails!

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