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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Heartaches and Heroines

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  Anton Disclafani is a fine young novelist who has just published her second book, The After Party. This is the story of a remarkable friendship between two ...
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Read in Ned: Stop Making Sense

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  In the bestsellers market, books devoted to music seem to be dominated by biographies of mainstream rockers and contemporary artists. As one would expect, ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes: Compelling true stories of music and politics

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  In 2015 Alexander McCall Smith published his sixteenth installment in the “No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency” series. It was called The Woman Who Walked ...
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Gilpin Library Artists-In-Residence

Larry Grieco, Gilpin County.  The 2016 Artists-in-Residence were selected by the Gilpin County Public Library, and yes, there are two of them. Heather Carr and Danea Fidler, a team ...
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Read in Ned : Summer fun at the Library

Celine Cooper, Nederland.  It’s hard to believe that while memories of snow are fresh in our minds, summer is just around the corner. For many people, summer is a time for vacations, ...
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Read in Ned: Insiders and Outsiders

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  Insider (from Wikipedia): “A member of any group of people of limited number and generally restricted access. The term is used in the context of secret, ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Popular female authors

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  Danielle Steel, a little bit like MacDonald’s Hamburgers, just keeps racking up the millions—she now has over 650 million copies of her novels sold, and ...
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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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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  The new Tami Hoag mystery, The Bitter Season centers on Minneapolis Detective Nikki Liska, newly assigned to the cold case squad. She is unhappy and bored. ...