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Starting 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 3 in McPhelemy Park, the library is kicking off their Summer Reading Program with a June packed full of educational events available to people of all ages.

Head over to the park for the library’s events preceding the noon Official Stage Dedication of the new stage at the park as previously reported by AVV.

Summer Reading Kickoff

10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 3 in McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista, CO

A full day of performances, games, and activities for the whole family.

Jeff Kagan Family Concert

10:00 a.m. at McPhelemy Park

Songs, storytelling, and play in an educational concert.

“Lost Clown”

11:00 a.m. at McPhelemy Park

The Salida Circus will perform, including audience participation.

Summer Reading 2023 Together.

Starting June 1 through the rest of the month. For kids, teens, and adults.

Pick up a log book and starter gift for youth only at the library.

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Calendar of events for June 2023

Consider attending one of the library’s many educational events throughout June. Events without a location listed are located at the Buena Vista Library at 131 Linderman Ave:

Pilates/Meditation – Adults

12:00 Noon Friday, June 2 and 16

10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 3

Summer Reading Kickoff with Jeff Kagan and Salida Circus

10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 6 at the McPhelemy Park Stage.

Family Yoga in the Park 

3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6 at McPhelemy Park. All ages are welcome.

“Read and Feed” Family Storytime: Spanish Theme

Noon Wednesday, June 7 and 8. All ages are welcome.

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Intuitive Botanicals, Part I & II

10:00 a.m. Friday, June 9. For adults.

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Destination Story Time: ACA Products 

1:00 p.m. Monday, June 12, 19, and 26. All ages are welcome.

Writing WOW (Wonderful Original Work!) Workshop

Noon Tuesday, June 13, 27, July 11, 25. For ages 8 to 12.

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Portraits of BV Past and Present Photography

3:00 p.m. June 13, 14, 15. For teens.

Flash Fiction Writing Workshop

10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 14. For ages 13 and up.

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Intro to Woodcarving at McPhelemy Park

9:00 a.m. Saturday, June 17. For adults.

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Intro to Fly Fishing and Casting at McPhelemy Park

10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 20. For adults.

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Bilingual Yoga at McPhelemy Park

10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 21. For adults.

Code From Scratch.

4:00 p.m. Friday, June 23. All ages are welcome.

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Stuffy Sleepover and Family Theme Game Night 

10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 24. All ages are welcome.

Paprika Magic Show and Juggling Workshop at McPhelemy Park Stage

9:00 a.m. Thursday, June 29. For youth.

A Walk Back in Time Historic Tour 

9:00 a.m. Thursday, June 29. For teens and up.

The summer reading program for kids, teens and adults at the Buena Vista Public Library is a popular program. Image courtesy of Instagram.

Recurring Youth Events

Wiggles & Giggles

10:00 a.m. every Thursday

Unstructured, free play and socialization for little ones.

Reading to Rover

3:30 p.m. every Wednesday

15-minute reads with a therapy dog. Call 719-395-8700

Family Take & Make Kits

First Monday Every Month

June: Puzzles

July: Asian Art & Food