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Stock up on books during annual Whale of a Sale

More than 80,000 used books, DVDs, CDs, children’s books and more will be for sale at the annual Whale of a Used Book Sale, which returns Oct. 17-20 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave., Golden… Read more…

Volunteer for the October 17 – 20 “Whale of a Used Book Sale” – Sign up Today to join the Fun!

Get free books!   Free lunch!   Make new friends while helping to keep the free programming at your local Jefferson County Library going strong! Read more…

JeffCo libraries partner with breweries to revitalize millennial interest

By Holly Graham

Your local public library offers a lot more than books these days, and Jefferson County Public Library is partnering with nearly 20 area breweries to prove it.

Stouts & Stories, Ales & Tales, a free program, kicked off Sunday and continues through Nov. 15…  Read more…

Free events in September help parents and caregivers raise readers

Jefferson County Public Library is hosting fun, free events at all ten of its locations, plus the bookmobile, throughout September to help boost early reading skills in families with children…  Read more…

New Jeffco library program geared toward adults with special needs

By Peyton Garcia

Gregory Browne is all smiles as he ladles big scoops of baking soda into a deflated green balloon. Browne is in the meeting room of the Golden Library with the Explorer’s Adult Day Program, which he is a part of through Easterseals — a program that provides services for individuals with developmental disabilities and special needs…  Read more…

All Jeffco Public Library Locations Closed Oct. 10 for Staff In Service

(Lakewood, Colo. – Sept. 29, 2016) All Jefferson County Public Library locations will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, for the library’s annual staff in service and training. Patrons will still be able to return materials at the libraries and access materials and resources via jeffcolibrary.org.

All libraries will reopen Tuesday, Oct. 11 for normal business hours…  Read more…

Library is coming through on its promises

By Christy Steadman

There’s a trend going on these days — access to technology is becoming more important to the modern lifestyle.

And the Jefferson County Public Library has been busy updating its technology for the benefit of patrons and staff…  Read more…

Jefferson County Public Library to Celebrate Expanded Hours April 4

(Lakewood, Colo. – March 28, 2016) Jefferson County residents are invited to celebrate expanded library hours by attending mini-celebrations at all Jefferson County Public Libraries (JCPL) on Monday, April 4…  Read more…

Jeffco library’s Bookmobile makes its way around town

By Christy Steadman

It was a beautiful, 50-degree afternoon for Jacob Browne to be out and about in Golden with the Jefferson County Public Library’s Bookmobile.

Usually the Lewis Court Apartments stop has about 15 people who come by, Browne said…  Read more…

Library Trustees Honor Volunteers Tom and Alice Atkins with Naming Recognition at the Golden Library

(Lakewood, Colo. – Dec. 7, 2015) The Board of Trustees of Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) voted unanimously at its November meeting to recognize Tom and Alice Atkins of Golden, Colorado for their years of outstanding service to the Library…  Read more….