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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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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Greico, Librarian.  Every once in a while I stand scanning the new shelf to remind myself what biographies we’ve recently added. A particular name will catch my eye and I’ll ...
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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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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   One of the more interesting, but lesser known stories in the history of American politics is that of Eleanor Roosevelt and her first cousin, Alice Roosevelt ...
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International Wine in the bookshelves

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   Spain was located near the juvenile book section. A bowl of succulent ceviche, blackberries and cheesecake teased the appetite and a 2012 Antano Crianza ...
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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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