Jamie LaRue

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    'Tarzan, Conqueror of Mars'

    By Jamie LaRue
    Garfield County Libraries

    I learned to read from comic books. At first, I mostly read DC Comics, mainly Superman. I was the only 6-year-old on my block who could spell “invulnerable.” Later, I got into Marvel comics. Then, I worked myread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Library Trends: A Community Conversation

    By Jamie LaRue, Executive Director
    Garfield County Libraries

    In 2012, I was invited by the U.S. State Department to give some presentations in Moscow. There was a big annual publisher exposition, and people from all over the world showed up for it. My job was to talk… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Jamie LaRue trae nuevos conocimientos al GCPLD

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Durante la mayor parte de un año, el Distrito de Bibliotecas Públicas del Condado de Garfield (GCPLD) estuvo sin un director ejecutivo oficial. El anterior director ejecutivo del distrito renunció en agosto de 2021, precedido por varios otros empleados, incluidos cuatro de los seis directores de… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Jamie LaRue brings fresh expertise to GCPLD

    For the better part of a year, the Garfield County Public Libraries District (GCPLD) was without a formal executive director. The district’s previous executive director resigned in August 2021, preceded by several other employees including four of the six branch managers. By October, Finance Director Kevin Hettler stepped up to… read more →