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Award-winning Author Coming to Juniper Library

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Laura Pritchett, image of authorBook jacket Stars Go BlueJoin us on Sunday, July 27th, at 2:00 pm at the Juniper Library in Grand Lake for a special program featuring author Laura Pritchett

Laura Pritchett is the author of the novel Sky Bridge (winner of the WILLA Literary Award and finalist for the Dublin International Award and the Colorado Book Award) and a collection of short stories, Hell's Bottom, Colorado (winner of the PEN USA award and the Milkweed National Fiction Prize).

She is also the author of a nonfiction book, Great Colorado Bear Stories. Pritchett is editor/co-editor of three books: Home Land: Ranching and a West that Works, Pulse of the River: Colorado Writers Speak for the Endangered Cache la Poudre, and Going Green: True Tales from Gleaners, Scavengers, and Dumpster Divers.

eMagazines at your library

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Country Gardens e-magazine coverTake advantage of GCLD's new emagazine service called Zinio.  

Unlimited checkouts, always available, and easy to use!

Get started now

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eBooks for Kids

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Tumblebooks logoThe Grand County Library District is pleased to offer the TumbleBook Library collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.   You'll find nearly 1000 titles with content most appropriate for grades K-6.   Find out more under eBooks & More or www.gcld.org/tumblebook.

  • fiction
  • nonfiction
  • foreign language titles
  • math stories
  • graphic novels
  • read-alongs
  • videos
  • puzzles
  • games
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On Display at the Fraser Valley Library: Pyrography Paintings by Lorna Babcock

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Pyrography by Lorna BabcockVisit the Fraser Valley Library and the Urban Community Meeting Room during July and August to enjoy Lorna Babcock's pyrography paintings on birch and beetle-kill pine canvasses.  Lorna works mostly on commission, creating murals, tattoos, fine art, interior design, and even airbrushing motorcycles.  Lorna is a member of the Gore Range Artisans Group.  Contact Lorna Babcock at 970-509-0887 to get more information from this talented artist.logo of Gore Range Artisans Group

Summer Reading Program

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Summer Reading Program logoSummer Reading Program teen logoRegister for Summer Reading and get a FREE "Fun Flyer" just for signing up!  Win cool prizes for reading!  Visit your local library to find out more about this year's theme:  STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.) 

 

Mark your calendar for these special events:

Branch Rocky Mountain Puppets
Fraser Valley Library Wed., July 30 @ 10:30 - 11:30 am
Granby Library Wed., July 30 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm
HSS Library Wed., July 30 @ 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Juniper Library Thurs., July 31 @ 11:00 - 12:00 pm
Kremmling Library Thurs., July 31 @ 2:00 - 3:00 pm

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Adults, you are included too!  Play Summer Reading Book Bingo, turn in your card, and be entered into the Grand Prize drawing for a new e-reader.

Thank you to the generous sponsors of the Summer Reading Program:

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