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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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Read in Ned: More Than Just Books

Celine Cooper, Nederland.  We can all feel it. The chill in the breeze, the shortening hours of daylight, the subtle turning of the leaves. Yes, fall is almost here, and for young ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : A mountain of books

Larry Grieco, Librarian.    It’s time for a mid-year retrospective and so we looked back at some of the “oldest new books” on the new non-fiction shelf. We discovered some gems ...
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Read in Ned : Out Where the West Begins

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  One of the more pleasant duties for the Nederland Library staff is to keep up-to-date with our collection, particularly with the new book section, as those ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : An estate, a ship, and forgiveness

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Stuart Woods has written nearly 30 “Stone Barrington” novels over a long and successful career. His latest is called Insatiable Appetites, and has the ...
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Read in Ned : The art of the résumé

Jay Mann, Library Director.   When I went to library school, my friends and family were convinced that I would become an academic librarian. After all, my career began in field biology. ...
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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 ...