Friday Grab Bag, July 26, 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! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Community & Service Join Longmont Public Library on August 17 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm for their […]

Friday Grab Bag, March 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. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! [row cols_nr=”2″ class=”narrow”] [col size=”6″] Books in the Wild Inspired by the mission of the Free Little Library movement, the Clear Creek County […]

February 26 Webinar – Civic Conversation in Libraries: At the Table Colorado

At the Table Colorado is an organization that promotes and supports public engagement forums, flexible to any location or topic. The next statewide “table” will take place in April, and libraries make great conversation hosts and facilitators. Join us at this free webinar on February 26 to learn more: Civic Conversation in Libraries: At the […]

Friday Grab Bag, November 30, 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″] Holiday Fun Arapahoe Library District is hosting Carolers and Cookies on Dec. 8 – 12, 2018.  Ring in the […]

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 […]

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. […]

Locals Receive Diploma Thanks to Free Library Program

This is a guest post by Kayah Swanson, Public Relations Specialist at Pikes Peak Library District. COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Ana Bojorquez was beginning to think she’d never earn a high school diploma, no matter what she did. She bought preparation books, enrolled in classes and more, but nothing panned out. “I’ve been trying to […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Friday Grab Bag, August 10, 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. Survey Please help us improve the Friday Grab Bag by taking a short survey. Your response is anonymous. Thank you in advance for your feedback. Now, let’s open the […]

Friday Grab Bag, July 27, 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″] Sounds of Summer Polish up those ruby slippers—Poudre River Public Library District is hosting a Wizard of Oz […]