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GCLD Strategic Planning Committee Meeting

Evanced Events RSS - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:35pm
When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Admin at Admin Office Meeting Room

The Grand County Library District Board of Trustees Strategic Planning Committee will hold a Special Meeting on Saturday May 16 , 2015 from 10:00 - 11:30 am at the Grand County Library District Central Services Office at 225 E. Jasper Avenue, Granby. The Special Meeting will be held to consider 2015 Strategic Plan Objectives.

Children's Story Hour

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When: Tuesday, May 19, 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.

GCLD Board of Trustees Meeting

Evanced Events RSS - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:35pm
When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Hot Sulphur Springs at Hot Sulphur Springs Library

The public is welcome to attend the monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees for Grand County Library District.
See http://www.gcld.org/trustees for agendas and minutes.

Story Time

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When: Wednesday, May 20, 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

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When: Wednesday, May 20, 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

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When: Thursday, May 21, 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

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When: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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

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When: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Granby at Granby Children's Library

Mrs. Miyauchi Kindergarten, Granby Elementary

After School Fun

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When: Thursday, May 21, 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.

Audiobooks: ‘The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty,’ by Amanda Filipacchi

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:29am
The heroine of this novel must deal with a beauty so extreme that she must conceal it.







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On Poetry: Audiobooks: Toward an Oral Art

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:29am
Shouldn’t it be easier to listen to poetry?







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Audiobooks: Jo Nesbo’s ‘Blood on Snow,’ Read by Patti Smith

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:29am
Jo Nesbo’s latest protagonist is a contract killer with a problem.







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Audiobooks: ‘Future Crimes,’ by Marc Goodman

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:29am
Emerging technologies can easily be turned against us, a cybersecurity expert warns.







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Audiobooks: Haruki Murakami’s ‘Strange Library’ and ‘Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:29am
Two novels offer a deadpan mix of comedy, menace and the just plain odd.







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Tabernash pot operation to open next week

Local News - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 5:33pm
Grand County’s first combined marijuana retail, grow and manufacturing operation is slated to open next week.Igadl LTD is aiming for a soft opening either on Friday afternoon, May 22, or Saturday, May 23, said David Michel, general counsel for IgadI.IgadI also announced on Wednesday, May 13, that it had been recognized for its HVAC system.Data Aire, which installed the unit, awarded the project its 2014 Project of the Year award. IgadI topped the new World Trade Center in New York as well as a tower in Mexico City to win the award.“This award is only awarded every other year,” said …

Newberry arraignment date set on count of official misconduct

Local News - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:21pm
Grand County Commissioner James Newberry’s arraignment hearing on one count of official misconduct, a class 2 misdemeanor, has been set for 9:30 a.m. on May 26 in Grand County Court.Judge Terry Ruckriegle of Summit County will preside over the case.Ruckriegle, who oversaw Kobe Bryant’s 2003 sexual assault case in Eagle County, is coming out of retirement to hear the case.Grand County Judge Nick Catanzarite recused himself, citing a personal and professional relationship with Newberry.Newberry was charged in relation to allegations that he charged both Grand County and the Colorado River Conservation District for mileage to drive to district meetings.At the …

Citizen group’s Grand County hearing the culmination of months of campaigning

Local News - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:13pm
In what seemed to be the culmination of its months-long campaign to challenge Grand County leadership following a scandal in the county building department, the group Citizens for Transparency in Grand County Government asked Commissioner Merrit Linke to terminate County Manager Lurline Underbrink Curran during a public hearing on Tuesday afternoon, May 12.Linke dismissed the request.“I’m not going to base a decision on any vocal citizens group however loud they are, however vocal they are,” Linke said. “That’s not how government works.”The hearing was in the same vein as previous meetings between the group and the board of county commissioners, …

Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre preps for summer

Local News - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 3:57pm
Nestled into the Rockies on the boardwalk-lined streets of Grand Lake lies the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre (RMRT).Starting June 12, RMRT will again fill the summer season in Grand Lake with music and dance, bringing professional off Broadway theatre performances to the western gateway of Rocky Mountain National Park.For those who might have misconceptions about RMRT, the organization is not a community drama program. Rather RMRT employs professional actors, directors, costume creators and set designers. Each year RMRT holds auditions in multiple cities around the U.S. looking for talented thespians to bring to the high country for the season.Returning this …

Grand County residents head cross-country, to the desert for mud season

Local News - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 1:49pm
Mud season can mean different things to different people: time to slow down, to catch up — or for those with schedules that permit it —t ime to hit the road.Danny Herbert, a musician from Winter Park, has made an annual cross-country trip into a tradition. He has done it just about every year for the past 20 years. “It’s perfect if you work through the season and save up your money. I love seeing new places and meeting new people. Taking these trips really opens up the way I look at life. I am a better person for it …

Berthoud Pass work to begin May 18

Local News - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 1:33pm
The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin work on US 40 at Berthoud Pass on Monday, May 18, to replace roadway, curb and gutters and guardrail. Initial work will be low impact with the project team mobilizing equipment and project offices. The following week will kick off guardrail work and sand mitigation. Rotomilling and asphalt paving operations are not scheduled to begin until after the Memorial Day holiday weekend.The project is slated to begin on the Winter Park side of the project near Mary Jane, according to information provided by CDOT.The project scope includes 11.4 miles from mile marker 233 …
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