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Celebrate a Season of Stories at DCL

Jingle all the way to DCL for magical holiday experiences this winter. From the most wonderful Forest of Stories, to a Storybook Holiday celebration, to singalongs and Santa, the halls are decked and the holidays are booked for you! Join us for unforgettable moments and memories this season.
Forest of Stories
Nov. 19-Jan. 6 | All DCL Locations
Enjoy a wonder-filled experience for the whole family! Our expanded Forest of Stories exhibit displays 150 decorated trees, all dressed up in stories—from favorite children's tales and classic literature, to crime thrillers, mysteries and more. There is something for everyone!
A Forest of Stories Open House: Start the Season!
A Forest of Stories Open House:
A festive, family-friendly happy hour in late November featuring appetizers, refreshments, activities, and holiday card photo ops. Plus, a first look at our book-themed trees for the season!
Forest of Stories is presented by Douglas County Libraries Foundation
A Storybook Holiday: The Snow Ball
Each year, during the first weekend in December, we celebrate a classic children's story at our dinner and brunch events. Guests enjoy a delicious menu, fun photo ops, festive crafts, make-and-take-gifts, and delightful holiday entertainment.
Jingle Jam Sing-Along
Jingle Jam
Saturday, Dec. 9, 2-2:45PM | Highlands Ranch
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2-2:45PM | Castle Rock
Catch the holiday spirit at our interactive, Storytime-like sing-along with live music. Ideal for families with children ages 2-5.
Melodies & Memories
Saturday, Dec. 9, 5:30-7PM | Highlands Ranch
Saturday Dec. 16, 5:30-7PM | Castle Rock
Stroll among our Forest of Stories while enjoying holiday music, refreshments, and fun photo opportunities. Perfect for the whole family!
A Visit with Santa
Various Dates, Times & Locations
'Tis the season for time with Santa! Spots fill up fast, so don't wait.