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Gilpin Library Footnotes : A mountain of books

Larry Grieco, Librarian.    It’s time for a mid-year retrospective and so we looked back at some of the “oldest new books” on the new non-fiction shelf. We discovered some gems ...
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Read in Ned : Out Where the West Begins

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  One of the more pleasant duties for the Nederland Library staff is to keep up-to-date with our collection, particularly with the new book section, as those ...
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Graceful art in the roots

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Almost everyone is born with a gift. Finding one’s gift is the hard part. Some people spend their whole life trying to figure out what they are ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : An estate, a ship, and forgiveness

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Stuart Woods has written nearly 30 “Stone Barrington” novels over a long and successful career. His latest is called Insatiable Appetites, and has the ...
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Read in Ned : The art of the résumé

Jay Mann, Library Director.   When I went to library school, my friends and family were convinced that I would become an academic librarian. After all, my career began in field biology. ...
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Enraptured kids meet reptiles

    Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  They crawled and slithered, flicked their tongues, and stared at the children who stared back at them, either in awe, fear, or giggles. At first ...
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Hanging on to history

Barbara Lawlor, Cardinal. Boulder County Open Space employee Holly O’Brien hefted the heavy metal post hole digger and punched into the rock-laden soil next to a collapsed shed. The ...
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Bodies, golden orbs and time travel

Barbara Lawlor, Gold Hill. I love a good whodunit. Not the dark, bloody kind of mystery, but the kind which includes quirky small-town characters, the foibles of human nature, and ...
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Mountain MidLife begins for locals

Barbara Lawlor and Lynn Hirshman, Nederland.  Nederland’s newest social group brought about 70 mountain residents out of their summer lethargy, drawing them to a catered dinner at ...