Friday Grab Bag, November 16, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. This is a very special issue of the Friday Grab Bag because it is the last one I will write. November 15 is my last day at the Colorado […]

Friday Grab Bag, November 9, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Art & Music Pueblo Community College is hosting El Movimiento, an exhibit from History Colorado that chronicles the […]

Friday Grab Bag, November 2, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Artists & Authors Meet and greet some of your favorite local authors at Loveland Public Library’s Local Author […]

Free Continuing Education Opportunities for November 2018

Thanks again to the Wyoming State Library for curating this great list of FREE online training events! For Colorado-specific continuing education events, make sure to check out the Library Learning and Creation calendar – https://create.coloradovirtuallibrary.org/calendar/. AT YOUR LEISURE – Pre-recorded webinars to view at your convenience How to design a library that makes kids want […]

Friday Grab Bag, October 26, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Celebrating Culture Basalt Regional Library is celebrating Day of the Dead with a full week of events from […]

Friday Grab Bag, October 19, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Community Conversations Arthur Lakes Library at Colorado School of Mines is celebrating Open Access Week (Oct. 22-28) with […]

Friday Grab Bag, October 12, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Game On! Mancos Public Library is celebrating gaming for all ages during their fifth annual International Games Event. […]

Friday Grab Bag, October 5, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Big Events & Celebrations The Fort Collins Book Festival, The Big Think, is a free, two-day event held […]

Free Continuing Education Opportunities for October 2018

Thanks again to the Wyoming State Library for curating this great list of FREE online training events! For Colorado-specific continuing education events, make sure to check out the Library Learning and Creation calendar – https://create.coloradovirtuallibrary.org/calendar/. **Steam Training: Spark Curiosity, Explore Learning, and Fuel Imagination (Simple K12)** Saturday, Oct. 13, 8-1:30 pm MT. https://www.simplek12.com/webinar/. Join us […]

Friday Grab Bag, September 28, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] ALA President to Visit Colorado ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo will stop at Pikes Peak Library District as part […]

Friday Grab Bag, September 21, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Celebrating Community Pikes Peak Library District is hosting a variety of events celebrating culture, diversity, multiculturalism, immigration, and […]

Friday Grab Bag, September 14, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] All the Rage The ukulele craze continues at Bud Werner Memorial Library with their Heart Strings & Community […]

Friday Grab Bag, September 7, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Supporting Literacy Jefferson County Public Library’s call-in series continues on Sept. 20 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Author […]

Free Continuing Education Opportunities for September 2018

Thanks again to the Wyoming State Library for curating this great list of FREE online training events! For Colorado-specific continuing education events, make sure to check out the Library Learning and Creation calendar – https://create.coloradovirtuallibrary.org/calendar/. AT YOUR LEISURE – Pre-recorded webinars to view at your convenience Assistive Technology: What it is and How to Use […]

Friday Grab Bag, August 31, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Building Strong Communities The opioid crisis isn’t a new topic for libraries, just one that keeps reaching new […]

National Book Festival 2018

The 18th Library of Congress National Book Festival is Saturday, September 1 in Washington, D.C. This celebration of books and reading features hundreds of special guests, including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and world-renowned authors Amy Tan, Dave Eggers, Jennifer Egan, and Isabel Allende, among others. We encourage you to follow the day’s festivities using […]

Colorado State Library at CALCON18

CALCON, the annual conference of the Colorado Association of Libraries, is September 13-15, 2018 in Loveland. The event features keynote speakers, sessions, lightning talks, vendor exhibits, and after-hours activities. This year’s theme is “Ignite the Magic”. Visit CALCON18 to view full event details. As in previous years, the Colorado State Library is pleased to support […]

Friday Grab Bag, August 24, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Arts & Crafts In honor of the Yampa Valley Crane Festival, aerialist Heidi Miller and students from Spirit […]

Friday Grab Bag, August 17, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Please help us improve the Friday Grab Bag by taking a short survey about your experience. Your response is anonymous. Thank you for your feedback. Now, let’s open the […]

#GetToKnowCSL

Who are the people of CSL? The Colorado State Library is comprised of professionals and library lovers who partner with Colorado’s libraries, museums, and other cultural heritage organizations on topics that include resource sharing, staff development, literacy, leadership, and technology services. We are always seeking new ways to connect with you! That’s why in spring […]