Aurora Public Library Blog

Welcome to Aurora Public Library’s blog. A place where our library staff share their thoughts, insider knowledge and overall love of all things book and community.

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Create It!

Colorado has some amazing trails to explore nature! But what would a hike for a fairy look like? Join Joy with Aurora Parks, Recreation & Open Space in adding some magic to your backyard and making a hiking trail for fairies!

Posted by  On Jul 16, 2020 at 3:43 PM
Learn It!

Introduction to Beekeeping with 3 Sisters Honey
with Margo from 3 Sisters Honey & Stacy H.

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a beekeeper? Or what goes into the honey harvesting process? Venture into the exciting world of beekeeping with Margo from 3 Sisters Honey!

Margo shares her why for beekeeping, the terms and tools used, what a bee hive looks like and how to keep happy and healthy bees! To find out more about 3 Sisters Honey, visit

Posted by  On Jul 15, 2020 at 2:10 PM
Learn it!

A Yarn About the World - Tokyo
with Tyler

Our resident globetrotter Tyler shares his travel experiences. This time, take a trip to Tokyo! Take in the sights and learn about the city!

Have you been to Tokyo? Share your favorite travel memory in the comments! 

Posted by  On Jul 14, 2020 at 12:36 PM
Making Magic: Crafts for Kids

Swamp Monster
by Karen

Splish, splash, monster mash! Learn how to make your own swamp monster and a fun game to feed him letters and numbers! 

Posted by  On Jul 13, 2020 at 3:26 PM
Read It!

Family Book Club
with Tess

July's book is "The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles" by Julie Andrews Edwards. Need a copy? Call 303.627.3050. 

 The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards

Part 1 (Chapters 1 - 6) Questions 
- What do you think of Ben, Tom, and Lindy? 
- Would you believe in the Whangdoodle if a stranger told you about it? 
- How do they officially meet Professor Savant after the zoo?
- Professor Savant says that they can travel to Whangdoodle land only in their imaginations. He is teaching them to be more observant of things around them, like colors. How do you think they will use their imaginations to travel?
- Would you want to go to Whangdoodleland if you had the chance?

Leave your thoughts in the comments below! 
Posted by  On Jul 13, 2020 at 3:18 PM 1 Comment
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