Garfield County Libraries

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Recommended Reading: Love is 'strange'

    By Amy Krakow 
    Carbondale Library 

    It’s the amorous month of February, so it would be appropriate to review a romantic novel. Instead, however, I am going to steal an arrow from Cupid’s quiver and review a hilarious and sensitive graphic novel that I’m madly in love with.… read more →

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    Play Magic at the library

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    Calling all Planeswalkers from across this part of the multiverse. Bring your deck to the library and play Magic: The Gathering. Formats to be determined by the players, as will future meetings.…

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    Play Magic at the library

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    Calling all Planeswalkers from across this part of the multiverse. Bring your deck to the library and play Magic: The Gathering. Formats to be determined by the players, as will future meetings.…

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Recommended Reading: “The Beekeeper of Aleppo”

    By Jenn Cook

    Garfield County Libraries staff

    It is hard to wrap my head around the hardships experienced by children and families around the world whose lives are in upheaval from war and unrest. Sometimes the reality is so brutal that it is easier to digest in fiction. “The Beekeeper… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    GarCo libraries expand services

    The news in the Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) October newsletter was exciting: the phasing in of expanded hours over several months at all six branch library locations, starting in November. This welcome announcement was anticipated for nearly two years.

    At the beginning of 2020,read more →

  • Art in the Stacks: James Mason

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    Join us for an in-person, socially-distanced, artist reception for James Mason.

    Mason is the creator of “Amalie’s Gift” which is a 55-pound metal sculpture that currently hangs near the fireplace at the Carbondale Branch Library.

    The event will take place on the lawn outside the Carbondale Branch Library. Social distance,…

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    Spring Lecture Series: Barefoot Dreams

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    Join us for the third session of the Spring Lecture Series. “Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna” tells the tale of Mexican migration to Colorado following the Mexican Revolution. Find out about the history of the immigrant families in our community.

    Alda P. Dobbs is the author of the upcoming novel…

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    Learn Chinese Calligraphy / Aprende Caligrafia China

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    Your Garfield County Libraries, in honor of Asian / Pacific American Heritage Month, invite adults and teens to a virtual workshop on Chinese Calligraphy. Join San Francisco-based calligraphy artist Jo Jo Liu, board member of the San Francisco Chinese Arts Association, in this time-honored artistic tradition. In this bilingual event…

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    Chinese Calligraphy for Kids / Caligrafia China para Ninos

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    Your Garfield County Libraries, in honor of Asian / Pacific American Heritage Month, invite kids ages 7+ to a virtual workshop on Chinese Calligraphy. Join San Francisco-based calligraphy artist Jo Jo Liu, board member of the San Francisco Chinese Arts Association, in this time honored artistic tradition. In this bilingual…

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    Meet the Author: Lisa Dancing-Light

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    In celebration of Earth Day and the release of the book “Magic Mountain,” your Garfield County Libraries welcome local author Lisa Dancing-Light to read her new book. During this online event which begins at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, Dancing-Light will also discuss the process of writing the book…