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Access to vast array of free digital resources

This month I’d like to remind folks of the vast array of resources the library provides that are digital. Most of these can be used from home with a valid library card.Our newest service is called...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2012 | COLUMN: Latest from the library

Library staff picks for summer reading at its best

Like some lazy summer library staff reading recommendations? Spend August under a tree with a glass of lemonade and a good book!Barb — Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly was both history and mystery....

DATE: July 26, 2012 | COLUMN: Latest from the library

Library gives kids a chance to ‘Dream Big’

It’s time once again for the Cortez Public Library’s children’s Summer Reading Program. This year the theme is “Dream Big, Read.” Come by the library on Friday, June 1, and pick up a reading log....

DATE: May 23, 2012 | COLUMN: Latest from the library

Ebooks change future of Cortez Public Library

In my more than 40 years of working in libraries, I have seen many changes in how the work of librarians was done. Before computers, for each book we added to the library collection, we had to type...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2012 | COLUMN: Latest from the library

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Supporting local farmers strengthens the community

The Montelores Buy Local campaign was started in 2007 by Rosie Carter of Stonefree Farms and Matt Keefauver of Tierra Madre Herbs to promote local food production and the sale of local foods to...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 | COLUMN: Latest from the library

Winter program includes films, live music

Happy Holidays from the library staff. We have some wonderful programming coming up this winter. I am extremely pleased to welcome back Jerry Barlow, Celtic fingerstyle guitarist. His repertoire is...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2011 | COLUMN: Latest from the library

Books explore moon rocks, crime, music

In June, I got notification that a local foundation, The Golden Dreams Foundation, was going to give the library $5,000. We decided to purchase new books and audio books with the money, and today...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | COLUMN: Latest from the library

Library staff recommend summer reads

If you are looking for some good summer reads, this is the article for you! I’ve asked the employees of the library to recommend their favorite books they’ve read this year.From Margaret:Some of my...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | COLUMN: Latest from the library

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