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Children's Story Hour

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Fraser Valley at Fraser Valley Urban Community Meeting Room

Story Hour is a fun, interactive, early literacy program designed for children under the age of 6 years (though, all ages are welcome). Come to socialize, read books, and familiarize your child with the wonderful world of the library! Please call 726-5689 for more information.

Phillip Daum Art Set-Up

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Where: Fraser Valley at Fraser Valley Urban Community Meeting Room

Phillip will be setting up his art work after 6pm today.

24th Annual Progressive Dinner

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Juniper at Grand Lake at Off-site

This five course dinner includes appetizer & wine, soup & salad, entrée, dessert, and after-dinner drinks. These are all provided by excellent restaurants in the Grand Lake community. Donations received through the Friends of the Grand County Library supporting the children's programs and materials and the summer reading programs.

Story Time

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Granby at Granby Community Meeting Room

Story Time is a fun interactive, early literacy program designed for children under the age of 5 years. Come to read books, socialize and familiarize your child with the wonderful world of the library. Please call 887-2149 for more information.

Children's Storytime

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Where: Hot Sulphur Springs at Hot Sulphur Springs Library

Storytime is a fun, interactive, early literacy program designed for children under the age of 5 years. Come to socialize, read books, and familiarize your child with the wonderful world of the library. Please call 725-3942 for more information.

Children's Storytime

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Kremmling at Kremmling Community Meeting Room

Storytime is a fun, interactive, early literacy program designed for children under the age of 5 years. Come to socialize, read books, and familiarize your child with the wonderful world of the library. Please call 724-9228 for more information.

Toddler and Preschool Story Hour

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Juniper at Grand Lake at Juniper Children's Library

Story Hour is a fun, interactive, early literacy program designed for children under the age of 5 years. Come to socialize, read books, and familiarize your child with the wonderful world of the library! Please call 627-8353 for more information.

Class Visit

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Granby at Granby Children's Library

Mrs. Miyauchi Kindergarten, Granby Elementary

After School Fun

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: Juniper at Grand Lake at Juniper Children's Library

Come join us on Thursdays, 5-6 PM. Activities include Wii gaming, story time, arts and crafts, science projects, free movies, and homework-help. This program is run by volunteers, space is limited so please sign up to help.

Elementary Art Take-Down

Evanced Events RSS - 6 hours 7 min ago
When: Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Fraser Valley at Fraser Valley Urban Community Meeting Room

Shelley Madsen will be taking down FVE art work.

Children’s Books: Winged Wonders

New York Times Sunday Book Review - 8 hours 48 min ago
With poetic words and stunning photographs, “Sweep Up the Sun” salutes birds in flight.







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Fat Is Not A Four-Letter Word In 'Dietland'

NPR Books - 10 hours 45 min ago

There are different kinds of fat people in literature — funny or comforting, sometimes despicable. But Sarai Walker's Dietland gives us a new fat protagonist — complex, compelling and dangerous.

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Horror

New York Times Sunday Book Review - 12 hours 18 min ago
The season’s horror books include Clive Barker’s “The Scarlet Gospels” and Andrew Pyper’s “The Damned.”







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‘Seveneves,’ by Neal Stephenson

New York Times Sunday Book Review - 12 hours 18 min ago
In Neal Stephenson’s latest novel, Earth’s moon suddenly and spontaneously broke apart into seven large pieces.







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Stephen King’s ‘Finders Keepers’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - 12 hours 18 min ago
Laura Lippman reviews Stephen King’s “Finders Keepers,” the second entry in a planned trilogy that began with “Mr. Mercedes.”







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Author Margaret Atwood Contributes Manuscript To Future Library

NPR Books - 12 hours 44 min ago

As part of the Future Library project, Margaret Atwood's Scribbler Moon will not be read until 2114. Trees, that will be made into paper for that text, were planted last year in Norway.

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Chris Seemann appointed to USSA Board of Directors

Local News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:09pm
Winter Park freestyle skiing coach Chris Seemann has been appointed to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Board of Directors.Seemann, a freestyle moguls coach for the U.S. Ski Team, was appointed to the board on Saturday, May 16, at USSA’s annual congress.“It’s an exciting next step for me,” Seemann said.USSA is the United States’ national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding.Seemann said it wasn’t a position that he’d been pursuing, but he was happy to be named to the board.“I’d rather be on the hill coaching or building jumps, but it’s where it’s going right now, and it’s a …

Breckenridge man dies in wreck on Highway 9

Local News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:09pm
A 57-year-old Breckenridge man died Tuesday following a fatal traffic accident on southbound State Highway 9. Colorado State Patrol Public Information Officer Nate Reid reported a 2004 Toyota Tacoma pickup flipped while traveling around a bend in Blue River, colliding with a power pole.“It traveled off the right side of the roadway for an unknown reason,” Reid said. “It looked like the driver might have possibly tried to get back on the roadway.”Reid said the driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene of the incident. He added that no drug or alcohol use was suspected, and …

Young Eagles Flight Rally in Granby features free airplane rides

Local News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:41pm
The skies above Granby will be busy Friday as pilots from the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association take youngsters, ages 10 to 17, for a flight high above Grand County as part of the Young Eagles Flight Rally.The rally starts at 8 a.m. sharp with registration for the child passengers. Flight orientation and the flights themselves will begin at 8:30 a.m. During the preflight briefing local pilots will spend some time in the classroom showing them the shape of aircraft wings and why they create lift, how rudders and stabilizers work and other features of airplanes and flight.The …

Sip It Slowly, And Other Lessons From The Oldest Tea Book In The World

NPR Books - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:40pm

Over 800 years before tea was known in the West, a Chinese master penned the The Classic of Tea. In it, he blends the practical with the spiritual and emphasizes rituals from cultivation to drinking.

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