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Ten reasons to visit the Parker Library in Parker, CO


Parker Library in Parker, Colorado (Photo Melody Jones)

Parker residents love the Parker Library.

Why? Book sections just for Parker residents, a wide variety of programs for children and adults, full service public computers, several eBook choices, meeting rooms open to the public, and more listed below.

Located just west of historic old town Parker, the Parker Library offers a diverse collection of books with special sections requested by Parker residents. These include home schooling, consumer health, local music, inspirational materials, and equestrian resources.

But wait, there’s more. Take a look at the list below to find out what makes the Parker Library so popular with residents.

  1. Douglas County Libraries business programs offered at Parker Library every month - Need help starting a new business or marketing a business? At least three times per month, Douglas County Libraries offers adult business programs.
  2. Parker Library hosts University of Denver presentation on modern-day slavery - Interested in social concerns nationally and internationally? The Parker Library educates Parker residents on social issues happening around the world.
  3. Parker Library makes it easy to start a book club - Love to read and discuss books? Start your own book club at the Parker Library.
  4. Youth spring reading program kicks off February 1 at Parker Library - Always popular with Parker families, the Douglas County Libraries 2010 Youth Spring Reading Program kicks off February 1.
  5. Parker Library hosts Teen Eco-Art Contest to celebrate Earth Day 2010 - In honor of Earth Day 2010, the Parker Library invites teens 12-18 to submit works of art by March 1 for the Eco-Art Contest.
  6. Parker Library seeking volunteer story tellers for Spellbinder program - Parker residents 50 and over are invited to tell stories to Douglas County elementary school children in the great tradition of oral history.
  7. Parker veterans encouraged to participate in Veteran’s History Project - Veterans living in Parker, Colorado are invited to participate in the Veteran’s History Project. This project  is sponsored locally by the Douglas County Office of Veterans Affairs and the Douglas County Library District.
  8. Parker Library offers eBooks for checkout - Love to read, but can’t get to the Parker Library? The Douglas County Libraries web site now offers digital eBooks for checkout and download.
  9. Volunteer opportunities in Parker, Colorado - Want to give back to your community? Parker, CO offers numerous volunteer opportunities for all interests, skill levels, and time commitments. The Parker Library needs volunteers.
  10. Parker Library hosts book clubs for all interests - Love to read? Share your passion with other book lovers by joining one of the book clubs hosted at the Parker Library.

Did you know: Parker #4 on Forbes list 'America's 25 Best Places to Move’

Melody Jones is a Parker resident and writes as the Parker Examiner. To be notified of new articles, subscribe to her at the top of this page. Plus, it just really makes her day when readers subscribe.

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Comments

  • Amanda C. Strosahl 4 years ago

    Libraries offer more than most residents realize. They're wonderful places.

    Sims Examiner
    Indianapolis Healthy Living Examiner

  • Melody Jones, Parker Examiner 4 years ago

    Thank you for reading, Amanda! If nobody can tell from my Examiner articles, I do love my library!

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