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What the stats say about your library

Annually, at this time of year, Meg Wempe, library director, prepares a report for the library’s board of trustees summarizing the highlights of the past year. The information is also…

Why we need to read and talk more about books

Why we need to read  and talk more about books

“We all ask each other a lot of questions. But we should all ask one question a lot more often: ‘What are you reading?’ It’s a simple question but a…

Four free fun Valentine’s events at your library

We have four different free Valentine’s events at the library for your enjoyment in the coming days, with all materials provided and no registration required: • This Saturday, Feb. 4,…

Reader’s Digest writer explores small, fictional southern community in new book

Henry Hurt was a greatly admired writer at Reader’s Digest back when it was the world’s most widely read magazine, published in 39 editions and 15 languages with 100 million…

All-ages art session and Family Reading Night

Join us with your family and friends this Saturday, Jan. 21, from 3 to 4 p.m. for a special art session. We’ll enjoy water coloring and marble painting. All ages…

How to use the cloud library plus steampunk crafts and farewell to Susan

Did you know that with your library card you have access to free digital downloadable materials, including many popular e-books and audio book titles that can be accessed on your…

Stress-reducing art fun for all ages on Saturday

Join us with your family and friends this Saturday, Jan. 7, from 3 to 4 p.m. for a special all-ages art session. Coloring and drawing zentangles are great ways to…

Therapy dogs and cardboard construction for kids this week

Kids from K-fifth grade have two special fun events scheduled for this week. Today, Thursday, Dec. 29, from 10 to 11 a.m., therapy dogs Penny and Cassia will be at…

Hot Chocolate Hullabaloo today, special events for kids next week

Today, Thursday. Dec. 22, from 4 to 6 p.m., we hope you, your family and friends will attend a free all-ages Hot Chocolate Hullabaloo event when you can design, build…

Tree cookie decorations for kids and gingerbread house event for families

On Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 2 to 3 p.m., youngsters ages 6-10 are invited to the free holiday edition of Read with a Ranger. Join Pagosa Ranger Brandon Caley from…