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Nedfest hits peak attendance

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Perfect day for Cemetery Crawl

Lynn Hirshman, Central City.  Unlike so many past Cemetery Crawls that featured rain or even snow as well as the appearance of shades of the Central City past, this year’s, on Saturday, ...
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Freedom rocks in Rollinsville

     Barbara Lawlor, Rollinsville. It was a small parade. It was perhaps among the smallest of small parades that Rollinsville has ever seen, but Mayor Tim Underwood, as he is known ...
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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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