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Friday Grab Bag, February 15, 2019

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.  So get up from your desk, have a stretch, and let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library Library Related Employment: Are you thinking […]

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Call for Program Review Volunteers (CALCON)

We are approaching the deadline for CALCON 2019 program submission. (MARCH 1st – no extensions this year!)  We need program reviewers, the more the merrier!  The CALCON planning committee voted to arrange the programs for review by topic.  The submissions will be divided up into 5 review groups of 30 – 35 proposals each.  Most proposals are […]

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Celebrate Teen Health Week, April 1-7, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019 4:53 PM Celebrate Teen Health Week, April 1-7, 2019.  Here’s how you can support the physical and mental health of young people: Join the Movement –  Check out these Federal Tools and Resources [PDF] for youth, parents, and professionals Find the Teen Health Week Starter Kits here: https://collegeofphysicians.org/thw/resources Spread the word –  Use these […]

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Tips for Applying for a Native American Library Services Basic Grant

For more than twenty years, the Institute of Museum and Library Services has provided grants to tribal communities throughout the United States. Over the past ten years alone, IMLS made awards to more than 350 tribes and indigenous organizations in 33 states, including over 70 each in Alaska and California, 34 in Oklahoma, 24 in […]

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Friday Grab Bag, February 8, 2019

More on Runge:  Born in Germany in 1794, Runge not only discovered caffeine, but also isolated quinine, invented paper chromatography, and discovered the toxic effects of atropine.  The good news is, he was also reported to have directed his chemical knowledge towards household problems, such as removing stains, making wines from fruits, canning meats and […]

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Feeling the love? We have two CSL in Session webinars this month!

Join us on Wednesday February 20, 2019, from 12 – 1 PM MT for Tear Down This Wall: Find & Remove Barriers to Library Use. While your library is ADA compliant and welcomes all, there may be hidden barriers for some in your community that hinder them from using your library. Who isn’t using your library, and […]

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Friday Grab Bag, February 1, 2019

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. So kick back, grab your favorite cocktail and an amuse-bouche or two…and let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library Library Related Employment: Are […]

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CSL Welcomes New State Librarian Nicolle Ingui Davies!

The Colorado State Library (CSL) is thrilled to welcome our new State Librarian, Nicolle Ingui Davies, to our CSL team and back to her Colorado home. Davies holds both a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) and a Master’s in Library and Information Sciences (MLIS), making her perfectly suited to this leadership role. Davies returns to […]

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CSL Book Club Resource Brief Hiatus Beginning January 31st

The Colorado State Library’s Book Club Resource and Resource Kit Program will be taking a brief hiatus while our friends at the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) complete their AspenCat migration, which is scheduled to begin the first week of February. During this time, we will not be able to add or change any records, or […]

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Friday Grab Bag, Friday January 25, 2019

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!   What’s New at the Colorado State Library Library Related Employment: Are you thinking of making a change this year in your job?  […]

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Friday Grab Bag, January 18, 2019

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!   What’s New at the Colorado State Library Library Related Employment: Are you thinking of making a change this year in your job?  […]

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Friday Grab Bag – January 11, 2019

Every New Year – many of us start with grand ideas about how we are going to make changes to our lives – wellness, appearance, career – well, this month we are looking more closely at what the Colorado library community is doing to help our patrons on their path to personal change. The Friday […]

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Registration is open for the Public Library Annual Report Workshops

Are you interested in learning practical techniques and strategies for streamlining your Public Library Annual Report (PLAR) data collection and using the data for decision-making, strategic planning, and communicating the impact of your library? This winter and spring, the Colorado State Library and CLiC will offer free, interactive PLAR workshops in Pueblo, Brush, Grand Junction, […]

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Friday Grab Bag, December 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! What’s New at the Colorado State Library   DP Library staff shows off their ugly sweater prowess at the Durango City Ugly Sweater […]

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Funds for Youth Programs in Oklahoma and Surrounding States

The Kerr Foundation primarily provides support to nonprofit organizations in Oklahoma; however, the Foundation also considers requests from organizations in the surrounding states of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, and Texas, as well as organizations located in Washington, DC. The Foundation offers grants to organizations that provide new or enhanced opportunities, particularly for youth, which […]

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Utah RIPL Regional – Travel Stipend Opportunity

Do you work in a small and rural public library? Are you interested in learning about evaluation and data use for management, planning, and communicating the impact of your library? Five travel stipends for the Utah RIPL Regional in Salt Lake City, March 6-7, 2019, are available to staff working in small and rural public libraries in […]

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Season’s Greetings from the Colorado State Library

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One Book Colorado Voting has Started.

One Book is back for its 8th year!   The One Book Colorado program launched its 2019 book selection voting on December 1st.   The name of the program has changed, but the mission is the same  – to give away 75,000 copies of the same book, one to every four-year-old in the state. Pick up a free […]

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Friday Grab Bag, December 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! What’s New at the Colorado State Library Have a great weekend everyone! This post is part of the Spotlight on Sharing initiative, which […]