Category: Events

FAN-tastic Fest: Pop Culture Con & Costume Fair

Are you a Potterhead or a Browncoat? A Tribute or Duelist? Where do you stand on the topic of capes?

Celebrate your inner hero (or villain) at FAN-tastic Fest on Saturday, April 7, at Douglas County Libraries in Lone Tree. Learn how to defeat your enemies using just your hands at our karate demonstration, strike a pose in your cosplay finest and capture the moment at our green screen photo booth, and generally geek out with your fellow fans. Plus, comic artists Morgan Beem and Jen Hickman will be live and in person. Don’t miss meeting them!

FAN-tastic Fest is for all ages from 1-5 p.m., and then teens take over from 5-8 p.m.

Register here for the teens-only evening events. No registration is required for events running from 1-5 p.m.

Game On! Geeks Who Read Teen Trivia Night

Calling All Book Geeks!

Let your geek flag fly at Castle Pine’s Geeks Who Read Teen Trivia Night, Friday November 3, at 5:30 p.m.

Teams will field questions about books, movies, and pop culture — all while enjoying pizza and root-beer floats. The winning team gets all the glory, and prizes too!
Be sure you and your friends register!


Castle Pines After Dark – A Teen Library Takeover!


Castle Pines After Dark is almost here! It’s Friday, October 20th, from 6-9 p.m., and registration is officially open. So what are you waiting for? Sign up! You have to register to attend — and it’s super easy. You can register here.

What Is Castle Pines After Dark?

It’s a teen library takeover!

Castle Pines After Dark is an after-hours fun fest with activities, food and contests throughout the library. No parents or younger siblings can stay; it’s a teens-only event!

What Is There to Do? 

Here are some of the fun things you can do at Castle Pines After Dark:


Crafty Stuff

Wall-mural finger painting

Designing and decorating book bags


Games & Stuff

Silent library games with silly dollar-store prizes

Classic video games

Life-size games

Board games


Group Stuff


Selfie station

Movie screening (you pick the movie!)


Win Stuff

A books and DCL-swag raffle

You win if you can guess how many dinosaurs are in the jar


Last, But Certainly Not Least: EAT STUFF!

That one speaks for itself.


We hope to see you here on the 20th. Bring your friends, and get ready for fun!

Don’t forget to register!

Once Upon a Time: Paranormal Investigation

When there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Maybe yourself?

Are you more Venkman, or Spengler? Erin, or Abby? Or are you maybe more Shaggy or Velma?

No matter your ghostbusting style, you can pick up a trick or two at Paranormal Investigation on Thursday, October 19, at 7PM, at Douglas County Libraries in Lone Tree. Register here.

I ain’t afraid of no ghosts! See you there.

Geeks Who Read

Questions for You

Q: At what 2017 teen event at the Highlands Ranch – James H. LaRue branch can you score free pizza?
A: Geeks Who Read!

Q: Is the following true or false? Free pizza will be available to all Geeks Who Read in Highlands Ranch on July 18 at 6:30 p.m.
A: True!

Q: What source of free pizza also provides a great time with friends and fandoms?
A: Geeks Who Read!

Register now for the Geeks Who Read teen trivia night in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday, July 18, at 6:30 p.m. In addition to the aforementioned free pizza, there will be scintillating trivia questions and worthy prizes for the victors. It’s a winning combo!