Five Fall Favorites for Your Book Club

It’s autumn, Keats’ “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,” and while we may be short on mist here in the State Library, I can share with you some of our fruits. I’m not talking about pumpkins, but the fruits of our Book Club Resource, of course! Here are five books from our collection as we […]

The Colorado State Library Book Club Resource: Taking Stock

Greetings! As the new King of the Book Club (not a title bestowed by me, but one I shall accept), I’m impressed by how excellent the State Library’s Book Club Resource (BCR) is. Right now, our collection houses hundreds of titles in all different types of genres, both nonfiction and fiction, from classics to contemporary […]

New Book Club Resource Contact at the Colorado State Library

All you Colorado Book Club Resource enthusiasts  will be pleased to know that we have a new King of the Book Club in the house.  Michael Peever joined the Colorado State Library team earlier this week  and will be the guiding force behind our Book Club Resource service going forward.  Michael is well suited for […]

Borrowing a Book Club Set from the Colorado State Library

Have you got patrons who want to host book clubs for their friends?  It can be hard to find enough books for these events – but there is a service to help you out – the Colorado Book Club Resource, offered by the Colorado State Library, is just what you and your book club patrons […]

Literary Libations: Get Lit with DPL and Denver Distillery!

This month, we’re back with a very special installment of Literary Libations from the Colorado State Library in collaboration with Denver Public Library’s Get Lit Pop-Up Book Club, the Colorado Chapter of Sister’s in Crime, and Denver Distillery. The book: Dashiell Hammett’s The Thin Man. The Genre: Mystery. The vibe: LIT. If you’ve ever wanted […]

Celebrating Black Voices with the Book Club Resource

The Colorado State Library would like to invite everyone to celebrate Black History Month with our newly updated Book Club Resource! Over the past year, we have refocused our energy toward making our book club collection more diverse and inclusive, so that readers from all cultures and backgrounds can find stories for them written by […]

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 […]

The Book Club Guide to Literary Libations

You’ve finally done it. You’ve formed your book club. Congratulations, because just getting more than two people together in a room that they’re not getting paid to be in is a feat all in itself. Whether you finally got all the names you needed on your library’s sign-up sheet, got a firm commitment from everyone […]

Book Club Updates: You Spoke and We Listened!

The Colorado State Library’s Book Club Resource would like to thank everyone who participated in our partner library survey and to let you know that we heard you! According to your responses, the number one factor in your decision on a particular title is the number of copies available.  So for the next several months, the […]

The Book Club is Having una Celebración!

The Colorado State Library’s Book Club Resource is excited to announce the addition of five Spanish language titles to our book club catalog as one of many steps in  our continued effort to best represent and serve the diverse and ever-changing population of our Colorado community!  Our new titles include works from celebrated authors such as Julia […]

Book Club Welcomes Social Justice Titles!

We at the State Library’s Book Club Resource are pleased to announce some exciting new additions to our Catalog!  Not only are we adding almost twenty new titles to our collection, but we are also adding a new category to our online catalog with titles geared toward social justice and action reading groups as well […]

New Lead for Colorado Book Club Resource

Dear Book Club Devotees – You might recall a post I made back in early September 2017 regarding the ownership of the Colorado Book Club Resource temporarily changing hands to me for an undetermined length of time while we found the perfect person to fill the recently vacated role of Consultant Support Specialist with the […]