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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. ...
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Read in Ned: Learning to love e-books

Melissa Freeman, Nederland. I think the first digital book that I “turned the pages of” was Nikolai Gogol’s Dead Souls. I only chose it because Amazon offers out-of-copyright ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Mafia, misgivings, and murder

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  A new novel by multiple-award-winning author Dennis Lehane is always a reason to rejoice. His latest book is World Gone By, and tells the story of a former ...
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Read in Ned: Survival guide for the college search

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland. If you’re among the new crop of high school students (and parents) with the college search looming darkly on the horizon, I highly recommend reading ...