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New book drop at City Market and Summer Reading closing party tomorrow

It’s taken longer than we would like, but at last we are able to respond to one of the most frequent requests of library patrons — to provide you with…

Paracord bracelets for teens and Summer Reading closing party for all

Back by popular demand after its success last year, we are hosting a paracord bracelet-making session for those in the fifth through12th grades next Wednesday, July 26, from 4 to…

Fly-fishing plus tai chi for adults and writing event for tweens

Three special events highlight this coming week’s free activities at your library: • “A Taste of Tai Chi” for adults will be held every Friday in July starting tomorrow from…

What should your child read this summer?

Do you have a plan to make sure your child has lots of reading opportunities this summer? Several studies have documented a “summer slide” in reading skills once kids go…

Meet Paige, your new early literacy librarian

Meet Paige, your new early literacy librarian

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to Paige Shook, your new early literacy librarian as of June 1. She comes to us from Antwerp, Ohio, a small…

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…