JCPL continues to partner with Jeffco Public Schools to promote our students love of reading and engage students in new learning opportunities. Not only are they offering a summer reading program for all Jefferson County students, with loads of prizes, including free books & coupons to great places, but they also offer activities for all ages (including computer lessons):
JCPL Summer Reading Program - Kids, Teens & Adults
JCPL Summer Reading Events - Kids, Teens, & Adults
JCPL Culture Pass - provides free passes to a variety of museums and activities around the Metro area. (Butterfly Pavilion, Colorado Parks Pass, Denver Firefighters Museum, and so much more!)
Barnes & Noble - Offers a summer reading program that provides every student in grades 1-6 the opportunity to earn a free book and grow their love of reading!
MyOn - Title I - An online platform for all of our Title I students access to over 5900 books online at a variety of levels. Most books are nonfiction, but over 1400 titles are fiction. Students have easy access using any device that has web access.
Buncee, PebbleGo, PebbleGo Next & Capstone - Buncee, a web tool for educators and students to create and share engaging multimedia presentations, interactive lessons, digital stories and more has connected with Capstone to promote summer reading. They have opened up to provide teachers and students free access to Buncee, PebbleGo databases and Capstone books for 3 month! Teachers need to sign up to allow students access . What a great opportunity for our students!
A variety of events and activities for families around the metro area.
Denver Free Activities
JCPL Culture Pass
Farmer’s Markets in Colorado
Be sure to check with your local Parks and Recreation department to learn about additional opportunities for children and families.
free or low-cost movies for families around the metro area and elsewhere.
Teens can Volunteer with JCPL
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens - Teen Volunteer program
Denver Zoo Teen Volunteer Program - closed for 2017 (Opens in January for 2018)
Volunteers of America - Youth Volunteer Program
Children’s Hospital Junior Volunteer Program