Poudre River Public Library District is joining libraries nationwide for September’s Library Card Signup Month, a time to remind parents, caregivers, and students that a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning.
A Poudre River Public Library card opens a world of infinite possibilities through resources and services that give students the tools to succeed in school and beyond. From STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and mathematics) programs and family storytimes, to homework tools and virtual homework help, libraries transform lives through education.
Poudre River Public Libraries offers free and fun educational resources and activities that bring families and communities together. If you or your family haven’t had an opportunity to participate in interactive programs like Discovery Zone, Coding Club, Noches en Familia, and Animal Afternoon, this month is a perfect time to drop in. Check the online events calendar for more details.
Libraries play an important role in the education and development of children. Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school and are more likely to continue to use the library as a source of lifetime learning.
“Our library programs serve students of all ages. For younger children, we offer early literacy resources to help them learn to read and encourage school readiness, and for teens and older students, we provide access to technology and digital tools like 3D printers and coding classes as well as GED resources.”
David Slivken, Executive Director
This year, Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” characters Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Bo Peep and friends are going on adventure as Honorary Chairs of Library Card Sign-Up Month. In their role, they will promote the value of a library card and bring attention to the many ways libraries transform lives and communities.
What You Can Do
Encourage friends and family to sign up for a library card this month and help us make sure that everyone has access to resources and services for academic achievement and lifelong learning.