Barbara Bush’s literacy legacy

“A parent's literacy level is a significant predictor of their child's future educational success, influencing generations to follow." - Barbara Bush Barbara Bush’s literacy legacyThe former first lady is best known as matriarch of a political powerhouse.

Screen Free Week is beginning April 30th. Are you up for the challenge?Screen Fr…

Screen Free Week is beginning April 30th. Are you up for the challenge?Screen Free Week is April 30th – May 6th. What does “screen free” mean for your family. Perhaps you will turn off the TV and play together as a family? Or decide not to engage in social media? Research shows that too much “screen time” with television, videos, cell phones, and other devices can lead to health problems.

Services – High Plains Library District

We've added new titles to our book club book bags! Follow the link below to find out more. Services - High Plains Library DistrictServices Think beyond the basics. Our libraries are committed to offering you services that help you thrive in today’s busy world. Meetings on the go? No problem, just reserve our online meeting service. Need that extra one-on-one time to learn your new device? Our savvy staff are

The Strange Magic of Libraries

The Strange Magic of Libraries#TuesdayThoughts #NationalLibraryWeek "In the human mind, the word library seems to sit alongside other pregnant and evocative words such as garden, forest, galaxy, and labyrinth. Book lovers speak of their possessions as beautiful flowers, verdant leaves, precious fruit, flowing fountains. Books are stars and planets and meteorites. To browse library shelves is to wander in a maze or a mirror gallery."

Photos from Grey Havens Group’s postMore photos of some our Harry Potter and Phi…

Photos from Grey Havens Group's postMore photos of some our Harry Potter and Philosophy kids. Our four Prefects groups meet monthly at Carbon Valley and Erie Libraries to discuss the big ideas suggested by the adventures of a The Boy Who Lived. If your child is at least 8 years-old and would like to join one of our groups, call 1-888-861-7323. We have groups for teens, too! #booksandbigideas High Plains

The Strange Magic of Libraries

#TuesdayThoughts #NationalLibraryWeek "In the human mind, the word library seems to sit alongside other pregnant and evocative words such as garden, forest, galaxy, and labyrinth. Book lovers speak of their possessions as beautiful flowers, verdant leaves, precious fruit, flowing fountains. Books are stars and planets and meteorites. To browse library shelves is to wander in a maze or a mirror gallery." The Strange Magic of LibrariesFor National Library Week, Stuart

Millennials destroyed the rules of written English – and created something better

Fun read! "...millennials are breaking the constraints of written English to "be as expressive as you can be in spoken language." This new variant of written English strives to convey what body language, and tone and volume of voice can achieve in spoken English." Millennials destroyed the rules of written English – and created something betterThe spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.

Stream & Download – High Plains Library District

By popular demand, we have added 12 new titles to our Flipster eMagazine collection :) 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 or streaming and all free of charge. Below you’ll find info on how to get started

Special Tax Forms Announcement – High Plains Library District

*Announcement* If you obtained tax forms from one of our libraries, those forms may be outdated. Click below to find out more. Special Tax Forms Announcement - High Plains Library DistrictIt has recently come to our attention that tax forms distributed throughout High Plains Library District are out of date and do not reflect legislation extending certain benefits. As of February 22, 2018, 1040 instructions have been revised and reissued

The Weird Habits Of These Famous Writers Will Surprise You

"Charles Dickens carried a navigational compass with him at all times and always faced north while he slept — a practice he believed improved his creativity and writing." The Weird Habits Of These Famous Writers Will Surprise YouIf you have writer's block, maybe try wearing a hat like Dr. Seuss!