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Children's Story Hour

Evanced Events RSS - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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 5 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.

24th Annual Progressive Dinner

Evanced Events RSS - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 5:00 AM - 8:30 AM
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 - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
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 - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
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 - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
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 - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
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 - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
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 - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
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 - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
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.

Learning To Love, And Forgive, In Brilliant 'Day'

NPR Books - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:03am

Matt Pym's funny, humane new novel follows a biracial man coming to terms with his identity — and the daughter he never knew about. Reviewer Michael Schaub calls it a "beautiful, triumphant miracle."

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Hollywood

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:30am
Lisa Schwarzbaum reviews new books about Alfred Hitchcock, Judy Garland, Orson Welles and more.







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Humor

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:30am
Michael Ian Black reviews new books by Dave Barry, Brad Garrett, Mamrie Hart and more.







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‘Palace of Treason,’ by Jason Matthews

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:30am
“Palace of Treason,” the sequel to Jason Matthews’s debut thriller, “Red Sparrow,” does not disappoint.







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Judy Blume’s ‘In the Unlikely Event’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 3:30am
Judy Blume’s first novel for adults in 17 years is about a ninth-grade Jewish girl and her New Jersey community in the aftermath of three plane crashes in the town.







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Post-Ron Swanson, Nick Offerman Has The 'Gumption' To Be Himself

NPR Books - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 4:10pm

"I've never accused myself of being manly," Offerman says, noting his real-life persona is different from his Parks and Recreation character. His book is a set of essays about people who inspire him.

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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Shakespeare in Love

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:58am
Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare, and Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections.







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Novelist Mat Johnson Explores The 'Optical Illusion' Of Being Biracial

NPR Books - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:27am

Johnson, the son of an African-American mother and an Irish-American father, has just written Loving Day, a funny, sometimes absurd look at what it means to grow up mixed heritage in the U.S.

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Friendship, Magic And Danger Blossom In 'Uprooted'

NPR Books - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:03am

Naomi Novik's latest is a reworked "Beauty and the Beast," with a powerful female friendship at its heart. Reviewer Amal El-Mohtar calls it "moving, heartbreaking, and thoroughly satisfying."

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This Weekend, Navigate The Changing World Of 'Vikram Lall'

NPR Books - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 3:45am

M.G. Vassanji's book, The In-Between World of Vikram Lall, wrestles with questions of identity in a story about a young Indian boy coming of age in 1950s Kenya, a time of great political unrest.

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What If The Drought Doesn't End? 'The Water Knife' Is One Possibility

NPR Books - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:48pm

It's Chinatown meets Mad Max in writer Paolo Bacigalupi's new desert dystopia, filled with climate refugees, powerful state border patrols, and secret agents called water knives.

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