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Adults with disabilities rediscover the library through expanded learning and discovery programs

The new Library for All programs offer crafts, art creation, story times, games, musical play, library exploration and more to adults with disabilities and their caregivers.

(Lakewood, Colo. – March 10, 2017) The Library is more than a collection of books. It’s a place where everyone can learn, play and create! The American Library Association recognizes that people with disabilities are a large part of our community and that many often face limited opportunities, including opportunities to be creative and engage socially.

This is where Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) hopes to make a difference. The new Library for All programs offer crafts, art creation, story times, games, musical play, library exploration and more to adults with disabilities and their caregivers, providing a low-stress, entertaining and whimsical chance to just have fun and enjoy life. Each participating library branch offers unique and tailored experiences for participants to engage adults with a wide range of disabilities.

Library for All programs are available at:

-Arvada Library - 1 p.m. 3rd Wednesday

-Golden Library - 11:30 a.m. Last Thursday

-Lakewood Library - 1 p.m. 4th Wednesday

-Standley Lake Library - 12 p.m. 2nd Tuesday

Groups are welcome, but space is limited and people are encouraged to register online or call 303-235-5275.

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About Jefferson County Public Library

Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) is the third largest public library in the state of Colorado and the essential destination where all generations connect, discover and create. Our mission is to build an educated and vibrant community by providing equal access to information and opportunities. A JCPL library card is the smartest card in your wallet, giving you access to an online library that operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, a network of 10 libraries, a Bookmobile, a robust Library 2 You program and a Mobile Computer Classroom, as well as books, periodicals, CDs and DVDs, audio and eBooks, and computer and Internet resources. Library programs and services are supported by countywide property taxes and supplemented by charitable donations from The Jefferson County Library Foundation and others. For more information contact your local library or visit jeffcolibrary.org.

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