September programs at Commerce City Library

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By The Staff

    COMMERCE CITY – Explore something new at the Commerce City Library in September. With classes for adults and fun crafts for kids, the library has something for everyone.

    All programs are free and open to the public. For information, contact the Commerce City Library at 303-287-0063; 7185 Monaco St., Commerce City, CO 80022; or visit anythinklibraries.org.

Special Programs

Celebrate Diversity

Saturday, Sept. 12

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Help celebrate the launch of the new Rangevie Library District branch and learn about different cultures while creating memories with friends and family. Design a own sugar skull from Mexico with edible paint; create a Good Luck Hand, a craft from Northern Africa, where the eye in the center protects against evil; or design a masquerade mask.


Children’s/Teen Programs


LapSit Story Time

Mondays, 10 to 11 a.m.

    Themes vary from week to week, and parents are encouraged to join in the fun.


Children’s After School Program

Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

    Enjoy learning, crafts and fun at Commerce City Library’s after school program.

n  Sept. 9:  Making Skull Molds

n  Sept. 14:  Japanese Flyer Craft

n  Sept. 16:  Plant Detectives

    visit from the Denver

    Botanical Gardens*

n  Sept. 21:  Creative Crafts

n  Sept. 23:  Story Time

n  Sept. 28:  Yom Kippur


n  Sept. 30:  Twister Day


Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.

    Enjoy a new theme every week with activities, stories, and a craft. Appropriate for ages 3 to 6.

n  Sept. 11– Castles

n  Sept. 15 and 18 – Bears

n  Sept. 22 and 25 – Fall

n  Sept. 28 and Oct. 2 –



Teen Afterschool Program

Tuesdays, 4 to 5 pm

    Talk, laugh, and create cool crafts with other teens at Commerce City’s after school program.

n  Sept. 15: TBA

n  Sept. 22:  Crafternoon! 

    Goth Socks

n  Sept. 29:  Movie Afternoon


Family Programming


Family Fun Saturday

Saturday, Sept. 19, 1 to 3 pm

    Denver Zoo presents their Remarkable Reptiles program featuring reptiles, the creatures that can’t make their own heat.





ESL Classes

Mondays, 6:30 pm

and Saturdays, 10 a.m.

    The classes run for eight weeks, beginning Sept. 12, but drop-ins are welcome. Materials and books are provided. Sign up at the service desk.


Spanish Classes

Fridays, 4:30 p.m.

    This is an eight-week class, beginning Sept. 11. Books and materials are provided. Sign up at the service desk.