Let’s Talk About It: Homelessness Resource Kits are Available for Loan

In 2019 it was reported that homelessness in Denver was up 8.2% from 2018. Although Colorado’s homelessness problem is not limited to Denver, it does account for approximately half of the homeless population. More broadly, the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness reported that an estimated 10,857 people were homeless in Colorado as of January […]

CSL’s Resource Kit Collection Continues to Grow with New Technology Kits

The Colorado State Library is delighted to announce the roll out of two new technology resource kits. The Let’s Experience It! Virtual Reality Kit and the Let’s Share! Storytelling Kit were both designed to put new and reimagined tech in the hands of library staff to expand programming, build capacity and expertise, and engage your […]

“Let’s Share!” – Digital Creation Kits are Here!

Preservation through digital archive creation, and the ability to access archival materials plays a major role in how we understand the past. However, the selection of what is protected, maintained, and accessible is not always equitable because preservation and access in a digital environment requires equipment that is not financially accessible. In order to ensure […]

New CSL in Session Webinar – CSL Resource Kits: What’s In Them For You!

Join us for our next CSL in Session, CSL Resource Kits: What’s In Them For You! on Thursday July 11, 2019 from 1 – 2  PM MDT. The Colorado State Library Resource Kits are bundled tools and materials that enable you to provide exciting programs to engage with your community in new and interesting ways. […]

Borrowing Resource Kits from the Colorado State Library

Over the years, the Colorado State Library has been  offering Resource Kits to help library staff provide new and interesting programming for their patrons.  Over the past year however – the list of topics and programming has grown in interesting ways.  Learn more about the resources available from our Kits website at https://cslkits.cvlsites.org/.  We have […]

NASA@ My Library kits are here!

The Colorado State Library (CSL) is so excited to participate in NASA@ My Library! This project connects NASA, public libraries, state libraries, and their communities to increase STEM learning opportunities for millions of library patrons nationwide, particularly those under-served in STEM education. The National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) at the Space Science Institute, in […]

New “Let’s Talk About it: Big Red Resource Kit” available for Colorado Libraries.

Back in July – we announced the launch of the first Let’s Talk About It: CSL Big Red Resource Kit to help library staff from rural libraries do what they do better.  This first kit was focused on working with people experiencing homelessness in our communities, and contained programming ideas, suggested library materials,  community conversation guidelines, […]