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Graduating with pride
Benjamin Tarasewicz graduated from Fairview HIgh school this year and is now speaking to schools and communities about how he has learned to adapt his autistic communication disabilities into a chance to create understanding in the community. His family has a cabin in Eldora and he will be speaking at the Nederland Community Library on May 4. It will be a great opportunity to meet an accomplished speaker who advocates for understanding the disorder.

Autistic speaker shares journey at NCL

Working as a team Malva Tarasewicz and her son Benjamin have worked hard all of his life, developing a plan that helps children, students and adults develop techniques to help them ...
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Read in Ned: Art and Life in The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland.  Last week, I attended the Conference on World Affairs, a week-long event which takes place at the University of Colorado-Boulder each year. The conference ...
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Read in Ned: Libraries and Librarians

Celine Cooper, Nederland.   I came across a quote the other day that I’d like to share. It was written by author and columnist Caitlin Moran in an article about, you guessed it, ...
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April events at the Ned Library

Jay Mann, Nederland.  Lynda Library is here! Do you know Lynda? If you don’t, you should!  It’s free with your library card. If you would like to learn a new skill from the comfort ...
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Read in Ned: Participate in the Nederland Library community survey

Jay Mann, Nederland.   I fell hard for Colorado, like many people do, after spending a summer in the San Juan Mountains. I spent my days hiking in American Basin and on Handies Peak, ...
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Read in Ned : The best things in life make you sweaty

Susan Gerhart, Nederland.  “The best things in life make you sweaty.” Edgar Allan Poe Every year when The Mystery Writers of America announce their picks for best novel, I read ...
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Read in Ned : Bicycles and Borders

Jay Mann, Nederland.  My grandfather emigrated from his small village in Lithuania to South Africa as a teenager. I like to imagine that his transition was eased by his youth and the ...
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Read in Ned : Tales of survival, old and new

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  When most people think of “The Revenant” or “The Martian” they think of the movies. Since I’m something of a damp dish towel as far as keeping ...
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Read in Ned : Jean Foss

Susan Gerhart, Nederland.  “Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.” ~Mitch Albom The Nederland Community Library and the entire Nederland community are mourning the ...
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