Book Your Child's Next Birthday Party at Douglas County Libraries!

Plus, DCL now offers wedding and baby shower packages too!

September 11, 2023

Turn your child's birthday party into an adventure straight out of their favorite kinds of storybooks! 

Birthday parties at DCL are fun, customized, and convenient and add a bit of magic to the birthday child's special day. Our professional event coordinators manage all the details so parents don't have to. We'd love to host your child's birthday celebration! 

The epic adventures, roaring good times, and magical stories experienced every day at DCL Storytimes and through our extensive collection of kids' books and DVDs can be a memorable part of your child's birthday. And dress-up is encouraged!

Birthday parties at DCL are ideal for kids ages 2-7 and are available in three fun themes: Once Upon a Time, Folklore and Fantasy, and Things That Roar. Delightful stories, crafts, and activities are built into every party!

Simply choose your theme and library location — Castle Pines, Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Parker, or Roxborough — and our event coordinators will take it from there.

All themed birthday party packages include:

  • Stress-free planning, dedicated on-site coordination, and party management
  • An invitation that you may email to guests and thank-you notes for use after the party
  • Party décor
  • Party setup and cleanup
  • Age-appropriate activities
  • Goody bags for guests, including age-appropriate toys and snacks
  • Birthday lollipop bouquet
  • Gift book for the birthday girl or boy

Give your child an unforgettable birthday celebration where the joy of reading and the thrill of imagination converge. And one you can enjoy without all the stress of party planning. Enjoy the day when you celebrate at Douglas County Libraries!

Birthday parties are offered on Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30–4:30 PM (subject to availability) and cost $225 for up to 12 children, including the birthday girl/boy. 

To book a birthday party:

  • Get started online, or 
  • Talk to an event coordinator at (303) 688-7605

NEW! Showers at DCL

Expectant parents and soon-to-be newlyweds can celebrate at DCL! Our new baby and wedding shower packages offer professional event coordination services and built-in activities that allow you to enjoy your special day stress-free.

All shower packages include:

  • Setup, cleanup, and a dedicated party coordinator
  • Digital invitations
  • Party décor
  • Your choice of three fun activities (you choose two)
  • Three craft activities
  • Party favors for you and your guests
  • Candies and snacks
  • Water service and hot tea service

Showers are offered Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM–1:00 PM, 2:00–4:00 PM, and 6:00–8:00 PM (subject to availability) and cost $250 for up to 18 guests, including the guest of honor. 

To book a shower:

  • Get started online, or 
  • Talk to an event coordinator at (303) 688-7605

"THANK YOU for what an amazing job you did throwing Charlie's birthday. I can't tell you how many people told me how amazing you were, what a great job you did, and how much fun they had. Thanks for putting up with all my requests and making the day so special. You truly are the best, and I appreciate you so much!" –Katie S.

"Thank you so much for the wonderful experience for Katherine's 3rd birthday last week. We had a great time, and I think all of Katherine's friends did, too. We will definitely recommend birthday parties through Douglas County Library to our friends for their kids' birthdays." –Colleen D.

"Thank you for making Emma's second birthday so special for us! Emma and her friends had the best time, and so did all of the adults. I very much appreciate the planning and execution that went into the event. You and your team did a fantastic job!" –Raleigh D.