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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…

Free books for 4-year-olds and inspiration for us all

You have three more days, until April 29, to pick up a free book for your 4-year-old, as libraries across Colorado are giving them away as part of a special…

New partnership for adult learning and free books for 4-year-olds

If you are interested in adult learning opportunities, please join us for a special free community event on Wednesday, April 26, at 5 p.m., when we will describe our new…

National Library Week and Lifelong Learning Lectures start today

As we join American libraries in commemorating National Library Week April 9-13, it seems appropriate to reflect on the wide variety of free fun and educational activities available to you…

Lifelong Learning Lectures and National Poetry Month contest

The ever popular free spring Lifelong Learning Lectures take place on Thursdays from April 13 to May 18 with outstanding talks from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for six weeks. The…

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…

Spring break programs and new Spanish books

Back by popular demand, Alaskan storyteller Lily Hope will animate stories of the Tlingit people while sharing their songs, dances and culture from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March…

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…