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Make Your National History Day Project Extraordinary

Want to do something extraordinary for your National History Day project? Our Community Technology Center has workshops for you. Come learn how to make a documentary video or your very own web page at the Central Library ideaLAB! Be sure to register at our links below.

 

Documentary Workshop 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 10

Be a tourist!

February 20, 2018 - 6:22pm -- TracyC

I’m writing this particular post to encourage you to be a tourist in your own city—Denver! Between the drudgery and routine of going to school, plus maybe you also have extra activities at school or a job, going home, doing homework, then getting up to do it all again the next day, it’s so easy to forget that you live in a completely awesome city. I recently had out-of-town guests staying at my house and consequently wound up showing them around and entertaining them. During a short driving tour of our “Queen City of the Plains,” it really struck me: Denver is wonderful!

Six of Crows Wins Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award!

February 13, 2018 - 3:00pm -- Dodie

The winner of the 2017 Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award (Blue Spruce Award) is Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo! Hundreds of votes were cast by teens and tweens from public and school libraries across Colorado to select this from twelve books nominated last year.

Hacking History: Bushi

November 9, 2017 - 11:14am -- Toby

England had knights with their own brand of chivalry, while Japan had bushi or samurai and their code of honor. Samurai Rising is the true-story of Minamoto Yoshitsune, one of the most famous samurai who lived during 12th century Japan, a time of political strife and short life spans. Danger surrounded Minamoto’s family and young Minamoto was placed in a Buddhist monastery in the mountains far from harm.

Need help with your National History Day project?

October 19, 2017 - 5:05pm -- Hillary

Doing  National History Day and looking for help with your project? The Reference Services librarians can help you research like an expert! This year's theme is Conflict & Compromise in History, and National History Day's Theme Book will get you started thinking about your topic.

SO many choices...

June 6, 2017 - 4:53pm -- TracyC

Aaah, summer! June is well under way, and if you're in the market for fun, FREE things to do with your time, there's sure to be a library close by that has something going on. From cupcakes to painting, from cosplay to cooking and everything in between, we've got you covered...

 

Bear Valley Branch Library

Tigers and Leopards Face Painting: Wednesday, June 7, 2:30 p.m.

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