1000 Books before Kindergarten

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1000 Books before KindergartenCongratulations to Freya and Joe Jameson who recently reached the milestone of having read 700 books in the 1000 Books before Kindergarten ongoing program.  Celebrating with Freya and Joe are Kathy Jameson (Mom) and Cindy Hald (librarian).

Customers are welcome to join the 1000 Books before Kindergarten program at any time.  Stop by your local branch to get started.

Many Thanks to Our 2016 Summer Reading Program Sponsors!

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GCLD Staff

Thank You!

Believe it or not, we are nearing the end of the Summer Reading Program with today's Hug-a-Tree Program being the last district-wide program. The Grand County Library District would like to thank our 2016 Summer Reading Program sponsors for helping make this years program a massive success!

We look forward to working with the sponsors again during the 2017 Summer Reading Program.

THANK YOU!

Enhance Your Mobile Lifestyle Classes

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GCLD Staff

Jan Golden of Boomer Web SchoolJan Golden of Boomer Web School is back by popular demand offering 4 classes to Enhance Your Mobile LifestyleRegister now for classes starting Wednesday, July 27th. 

Topics include Building a Tech-Savvy Mindset, Capturing Memories, Health and Fitness Apps, and iPad versus Computer.  Bring your Apple or Android device. 

Jan Golden is a web developer with 30 years in the tech industry who writes about interacting with your device in day-to-day living.  The advice is practical, informative, and easy to follow.  Jan recently completed Seth Godin's altMBA, a 4-week intensive workshop for high-performing individuals who want to lead.  Follow Boomer Web School on FacebookRead more »

CO Parks Collaborating with Libraries

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GCLD Staff

Check Out CO State ParksColorado libraries of all kinds are celebrating summer by launching a statewide collaboration with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). The Check Out Colorado State Parks program allows library patrons to borrow a backpack containing a CPW pass, which admits a carload of visitors into any of the state’s 42 parks.

Patrons can check out the backpack, which also includes binoculars and educational materials, from one of 287 libraries throughout the state, free of charge, for a full week.

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Library Challenge: Checkout a Read-Along from Overdrive

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GCLD Staff

Overdrive Read-Alongs

Overdrive Read-AlongsBesides ebooks and audiobooks, young children will enjoy the newest format from Overdrive -- Read-Alongs.  Read-Along enhanced ebooks include professional narration that plays along while reading the highlighted words.  (Narration can be paused, too.)

Look under the Featured Collections for a quick list of the titles.

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