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Happy Birthday to Richard Brautigan

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   Every year on January 30, Gilpin Library Director Larry Grieco celebrates Richard Brautigan’s birthday with a poetry reading session at the library. ...
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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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Trivia lovers feast on facts at Salto

        Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   The screen over the fireplace depicted an orange cut in half, stuffed with gears and numbers. It was easy for most of the players to know ...

Library celebrates fifth anniversary

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   It’s hard to believe that six years ago, Nederland’s Community Library was squeezed into a bay in the shopping center. It was convenient to get to ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Year In Review

Larry Greico, Librarian.  The Gilpin County Public Library can look back over 2015 and find much to be proud of. One of the highlights was the acquisition of the Early Literacy Station, ...
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Read in Ned : A busy year

Jay Mann, Nederland.    Well, it’s been a quiet week (but a busy year) in Lake Wobegon…excuse me…the Nederland Community Library, here in our hometown, up in the mountains. ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Some of you will remember the fifties better than you remember the sixties. Those adolescent days conjure up memories that are often clearer than the ones ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Why I do this

Larry Grieco, Gilpin County Librarian.  Louise Penny has written 11 best-selling “Chief Inspector Gamache” novels, with the latest one, The Nature of the Beast, newly added to ...
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A Summer in Rocky Mountain National Park

Two years after her father died, long-time Nederland resident and teacher Lee Tillotson started opening boxes that were left to her. Inside, Lee found treasures that she yearned to ...
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