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Read in Ned: Participate in the Nederland Library community survey

Jay Mann, Nederland.   I fell hard for Colorado, like many people do, after spending a summer in the San Juan Mountains. I spent my days hiking in American Basin and on Handies Peak, ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  There is more than just spring in the air. I can hear the sound of bat hitting ball down in Arizona. We’re coming up on the new season in just a few more ...
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Read in Ned : The best things in life make you sweaty

Susan Gerhart, Nederland.  “The best things in life make you sweaty.” Edgar Allan Poe Every year when The Mystery Writers of America announce their picks for best novel, I read ...
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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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