GCLD Board of Trustees discusses the implications of the Gallagher Amendment on financial planning for the library

The Library Board is following with interest, the discussions around the Gallagher Amendment during the 120 day session of the Colorado Special Assembly. If Gallagher goes ahead, the reduced Residential Assessment Rate will have a negative effect on the revenues of special districts in rural communities. At his final state of the state address, Governor Hickenlooper called on lawmakers to “protect our rural communities” by addressing the “intense, negative impact” of Gallagher.

The world’s finest cinema brought to you by your library

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy will be available in January 2018 for Grand County Library District card holders. Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Kanopy is “thoughtful entertainment,” brought to you by your library. To get started, go to https://gcld.kanopystreaming.com/

Introducing Shoutbomb Text Messaging

Did you know you can renew library materials and get information about your books on hold via text message? Through the Marmot Library Network, the Grand County Library District has provided a text messaging service for some time. We have recently switched to a new text messaging provider called 'Shoutbomb' that saves the district money, and offers more extensive features!