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Meet Brad, your new adult services and tech librarian

Meet Brad, your new adult services and tech librarian

We are delighted to introduce you to Brad Glover, who has been hired as your new adult services and technology librarian. He was on the job last week. Now he…

Local author publishes a novel set in Pagosa

Pagosa Springs veterinarian and author Patty Latham has just published a new book, the second for this talented woman. It is different from her first, which was a memoir titled…

Honoring our volunteers for their many contributions

Honoring our volunteers for their many contributions

Author Sherry Anderson once said, “Volunteers are not paid — not because they are worthless but because they are priceless.” We agree. Volunteers are everyday heroes who make a lasting…

Why technophiles also love libraries

You might think that in a world of Facebook, Google and Wikipedia, people who love technology wouldn’t care much about public libraries. But a new report by the Pew Research…

Great at any age: Who did what from age 1 to 100

Many readers of this column will remember longtime Pagosa resident Bob Bigelow, who died a year and a half ago. He was an extremely generous and caring man who made…

Why libraries are good for Pagosa and our country

Like so many community services that function well, our Ruby Sisson Library makes major contributions to our lives and is vital to providing free education for all ages. To remind…

Teen Tech Week coding event and all-ages art

In celebration of Teen Tech Week, we’ll be holding a free coding session on Monday, March 6, for teens in the seventh through 12th grades from 4 to 5 p.m.…

Alaskan storyteller to perform tomorrow at all-ages event

We hope you and your family will join us tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 24, from 10 to 11 a.m., when we will be treated to a special performance by Alaskan native…

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…