Registration is Now Open for Fall Youth Services Workshops

Registration for four Fall Youth Services Workshops is now open! Please click on a link below to take you to the simple registration form for your selected workshop. All workshops will run from 10:00 am-4:00 pm, and the same content will be covered on each date – see below for a description of each session. […]

Friday Grab Bag, June 21, 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. Before we begin, I just wanted to let everyone know that we won’t have an FGB next week (June 28th), as I will be out of town for a […]

Free Online Learning Opportunities for June 2019

The snow has finally quit flying (we hope)! Time to jump start your summer with some FREE learning opportunities! **Library 2.019 Virtual Conference. Wednesday, June 5 (1-4 pm). This web conference will explore how librarians are using open data, teaching others about it, and even creating it. You’ll learn about tools you can implement in […]

State Library Renews Support for ReadingRecord Summer Reading Tracking Software

The Colorado State Library has once again renewed their support for ReadingRecord summer reading tracking software!  ReadingRecord is a web-based application for libraries to track reading program participants. It is a cloud (hosted) service, meaning that no additional equipment is required to use ReadingRecord. It can be used to track most any kind of reading […]

Let’s Grow Readers this Summer!

The best thing about summer reading is the weather. The longer and sunnier days make this the warmest season of the year. As a child, the most exciting part of the summer was getting to spend time with my family, friends, and neighbors. A very active and curious kid, my summers represented extra time to […]

Take Note Colorado meets Libraries Rock for a summer full of music

This summer, two statewide programs will combine forces to spread the joy of music and raise awareness of the importance of music education to communities across Colorado. Under the leadership of co-chairs Governor John Hickenlooper and Isaac Slade, lead singer of The Fray, Take Note Colorado (https://takenotecolorado.org/ ) is a statewide initiative to provide access […]