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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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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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