Art as Invitation Exhibit Reception

Come by Centennial Park Library Thursday night for a multicultural experience for the whole family 🙂 Celebrate the month-long "Art as Invitation" exhibit at Centennial Park Library. This exhibit features the work of multicultural children from the Little Learners Preschool at the Immigrant and Refugee Center of Northern Colorado. Preschool students have created art expressing their emotions. The refugee families come from many different countries, including Myanmar, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia

Fragments of book recovered from wreck of Blackbeard’s ship

“It’s so unusual to get any organic material like paper surviving,” said historian Angus Konstam, author of a biography of Blackbeard. “The worrying thing is that one option to keep the powder charge in place in a cannon was to wedge it with paper. The book lover in me hates the fact that the pirates might have torn out a page from a book in order to fire their gun.”

Stream & Download – High Plains Library District

Today we are happy to officially unveil our new eMagazine service, Flipster! Browse our digital magazine collection on your mobile device or computer-- all you need is your library card 😁 Stream & Download - High Plains Library DistrictStream & Download Your library card is the key to a world of free digital content from your library. We have books, audiobooks, movies, music and graphic novels, all available for download

Erie’s 10 Year Birthday Extravaganza

Free family fun this Friday! Help us celebrate Erie Community Library's 10th Birthday! 10:30 - Storytime 2:30 - Family Sing-along 3:00 - Balloon artist and glitter tattoos Cake and giveaways all day! We're celebrating Erie Community Library's 10th Birthday. Bring the whole family for fun activities throughout the day, including a special storytime at 10:15 am, cake, crafts, entertainment and much more! Party [ad_2]

Erie’s 10 Year Birthday Extravaganza

Swing by Erie Community Library this Friday for some festive fun 🙂 We're celebrating Erie Community Library's 10th Birthday. Bring the whole family for fun activities throughout the day, including a special storytime at 10:15 am, cake, crafts, entertainment and much more! Party [ad_2]

High Plains Library District Submission Manager

The application for our 2018 Writer in Residence program is officially open! Use link below or find out more information on our website here: http://www.mylibrary.us/writer-in-residence/ #mondaymotivation High Plains Library District Submission ManagerHigh Plains Library District Submission Manager Powered By Submittable - Accept and Curate Digital Content [ad_2]

Steampunk Tea

If you're around Erie Community Library this Saturday, this unique event will be sure to please :) Grades 6-12; Registration required. You can't spell Steampunk without tea! Join us at the library for tea, trivia and to make Steampunk themed contraptions. Grab your top hat and goggles and come dressed in clothes from the steam-powered Victorian era. Registration required. For grades 6-12 only. Register here: https://goo.gl/2pkUQa [ad_2]

Free Printable 2018 Calendars to Advocate for Intellectual Freedom – Intellectual Freedom Blog

Start your year off right with a free calendar 🙂 Free Printable 2018 Calendars to Advocate for Intellectual Freedom - Intellectual Freedom BlogWhether you post the calendars in your office where you might pique a visitor's interest or use them to schedule tasks with students or reference desk shifts, you are raising awareness of intellectual freedom. You are starting conversations. [ad_2]

Holiday Open House

Be sure to swing by Erie Community Library on Wednesday for some holiday festivities :) Bring the whole family for a fun Holiday Open House. Drop-in anytime between 2-5pm to decorate cookies, do a craft and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Crafts [ad_2]

The Secret Life of ‘Um’

Interesting read! "...these little “traffic signals” to some degree define human communication. What all human languages have in common, and what sets our communication apart from animals, is our ability to use language to coordinate how we use language." The Secret Life of 'Um'How filler words and tiny pauses keep conversations from going off the rails [ad_2]

coloradogives.org

So far Colorado nonprofits have raised over $26,000,000. You still have 8 hours to make your gift at coloradogives.org/HPLD. Thank you for your support! #COGivesDay #WeldCoGives coloradogives.org [ad_2]

Weld County Gives offers chance to give back to 31 local nonprofits

Thanks to the Tribune for featuring High Plains Library Foundation! #COGivesDay #WeldGives Weld County Gives offers chance to give back to 31 local nonprofitsFolks have the chance to give back to local nonprofits today during Colorado Gives Day through Weld County Gives. Last year, the group raised a little more than $385,000. [ad_2]

coloradogives.org

Happy Colorado Gives Day! Share your badge and show your support of Colorado nonprofits. If you haven’t given yet, there is still time. Head over to coloradogives.org/HPLD. #COGivesDay #WeldCoGives coloradogives.org [ad_2]