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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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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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Web in Ned: Sex, lies and clickbait

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.   For those who have followed this series about the incredible utility of the Internet in researching, this installment may be a bit of a downer. And for ...
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Gilpin County Library Director Named to National Award Committee

Elisabeth Grove, Nederland.  Vailey Oehlke, President of the Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has appointed Larry Grieco, director ...
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Bringing nature’s beauty to library

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  He walks into the wilderness seeking the moment when a vista opens up before him, a landscape that he captures on canvas. Studying the light and the ...
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Read in Ned: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Melissa Freeman, NCL, Technology Services Librarian. Haruki Murakami is a postmodern Japanese writer who is frequently described as being a surrealist and melancholic. Fans of Kurt ...
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Read in Ned: Not Stranger Than Fiction

Jay Mann, Nederland. When I recommend science fiction or fantasy books to patrons, I often get the response: “I don’t read those types of books.” Almost all kids love fantasy. ...