Friday Grab Bag, May 1, 2020

Before we dive into the Friday Grab Bag, we have a new entry in our Pandemic Practices Series for you. The latest edition covers Virtual Library Strategy, featuring input from staff at Pueblo City-County Library District.  We would love to hear more about what you are doing, how you implemented it, and any lessons that […]

Friday Grab Bag, April 524, 2020

One of the bright spots in the strange and stressful moment that we find ourselves in, for me at least, is watching Colorado libraries respond. To help make Colorado libraries’ innovation more visible, we’ve launched a new series called Pandemic Practices. The latest edition covers managing Staff-Created Content, featuring input from staff at Anythink Libraries.  […]

Friday Grab Bag, April 17, 2020

One of the bright spots in the strange and stressful moment that we find ourselves in, for me at least, is watching Colorado libraries respond. To help make Colorado libraries’ innovation more visible, we’ve launched a new series called Pandemic Practices. The first edition covers Mobile Hotspot lending, and features invaluable input from staff at […]

Friday Grab Bag, April, 10, 2020

One of the bright spots in the strange and stressful moment that we find ourselves in, for me at least, is watching Colorado libraries respond. To help make Colorado libraries’ innovation more visible, we’ve launched a new series called Pandemic Practices. The first edition covers Mobile Hotspot lending, and features invaluable input from staff at […]

Friday Grab Bag, April 3, 2020

One of the bright spots in the strange and stressful moment that we find ourselves in, for me at least, is watching Colorado libraries respond. I’ve been consistently inspired by the creativity and speed with which libraries have reinvented themselves almost literally overnight to become virtual community centers for their patrons, while also expanding access […]

Friday Grab Bag, March 20, 2020

As we continue to grapple with the ramifications of COVID-19, many libraries in Colorado have closed to the public, or have paused programming in order to limit the assembly of large groups in an effort to Flatten the Curve. As such, the Friday Grab Bag is going to look a little different this week. Going […]

Friday Grab Bag, March 6, 2020

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. Before we begin, I just wanted to let everyone know that the grab bag is taking a short hiatus and will return on March 20th. Now into the bag… […]

Friday Grab Bag, February 28, 2020

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″] The Dr. (Seuss) is In “Think and wonder, wonder and think.” Celebrate the one and only Dr. Seuss’ […]

Friday Grab Bag, February 21, 2020

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″] Library Giving Day Library Giving Day started in 2017 as an idea from the Seattle Public Library Foundation […]

Friday Grab Bag, February 14, 2020

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″] Laissez les bons temps rouler! Celebrate Mardi Gras with Garfield County Libraries by making your own DIY Mardi […]

Friday Grab Bag, February 7, 2020

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″] Black History Month Join Pikes Peak Library District and Soul Food scholar Adrian Miller on February 8 at […]

Friday Grab Bag, January 31, 2020

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″] Valen-Times Don’t judge a book by its cover. All month long in February at Delta County Libraries, go […]

Friday Grab Bag, January 24, 2020

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″] Self Improvement Now is the time to start thinking about your goals and dreams for the new year! […]

Friday Grab Bag, January 17, 2020

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 Engagement Poudre River Public Library District’s new Curiosity Pass Program is your ticket to culture, arts, and […]

Friday Grab Bag, January 10, 2020

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″] Shelf Awareness Join Denver Public Library at Wild Women Wine on January 28 from 6:30-8:00 pm for the […]

Friday Grab Bag, January 3, 2020

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″] Acts of Creation Join Buena Vista Public Library for an Artist Reception for local up and coming artist […]

Friday Grab Bag, December 20, 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. The Friday Grab Bag is taking a short hiatus and will return on January 3, 2020. Happy Holidays and I’ll see you next year! Now into the bag… [row […]

Friday Grab Bag, December 13, 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″] Try Not. Kids grades K-5 are invited to put their skills with the Force to the test at […]

Friday Grab Bag, December 6, 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″] Life of Pod(casts) The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries has its own podcast! It’s called CU at the […]