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Free family Earth Day event tomorrow

Family Friday tomorrow, April 24, is a special event because Pagosa Ranger Brandon Caley will join us in honor of Earth Week from 2 to 3:30 p.m., timed so that…

Honoring our library volunteers

Volunteers are everyday heroes who make a lasting impact on local nonprofits and our community. As Archuleta County organizations join nonprofits around the world in honoring our nation’s volunteers, we…

Free books for 4-year-olds and Lifelong Learning for adults

For the fourth year, libraries across Colorado are giving a free book to every 4-year-old in the state from April 13-27 as part of a special family literacy project. More…

Special spring break programs for teens

Next week, we will feature several special programs for teens during spring break. On Monday, April 6, from 2 to 5:15 p.m., teens from fifth through the 12th grade will…

New downloadable bestseller e-books

We have added new bestseller downloadable e-books to our 3M Cloud Library. The new additions include: “My Sunshine Away” by M.O. Walsh, “The Accidental Empress” by Allison Pataki, “The Whites”…

Cannabis panel discussion scheduled for Monday evening

If you have questions about cannabis being used as medicine, we hope you will join us for a panel discussion on Monday, March 23, at 6 p.m. Four people will…

What the stats say about your library

Annually at this time of year, Jackie Welch, library director, prepares a report for the library’s board of trustees summarizing the highlights of the past year. The 2014 numbers underscore…

Reader’s Digest writer looks back at the glory days of the magazine

At its peak, Reader’s Digest was the world’s most widely read magazine, with 100 million readers across the globe. Its 39 international editions in 15 languages were tailored to serve…

How millennials use and value libraries

By Carole Howard PREVIEW Columnist, and the library staff Younger Americans — those ages 16-29 — fascinate researchers because of their advanced technology habits, racial and ethic diversity, looser relationships…

ACT prep for teens and reading bingo for all ages

This afternoon, Thursday, Feb. 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., we will teach an ACT prep class. Teens will learn about the free resources that the library offers students to…