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a Pagosa native, is in charge of our teen programs. She’s married to J.D., another native Pagosan,
and they have two dogs. Trina will start
an online librarian course in January.
grew up in Dolores where her mother and father still live. She describes herself as an artistic type who
loves crafts. Among her duties at the
library is overseeing our DVD collection.
next time you are in the library, please introduce yourself to Trina and
Carmelita. They would love to meet you.
Summer Reading Program
Sign up now – or any time before July 11 –
for this year’s free six-week Summer Reading Program. Summer reading activities are open to babies,
toddlers, kids, teens and adults spending all or part of their summer in Archuleta County.
You’ll be eligible for ongoing prizes including the grand prize, a Nook
tablet – one each for kids, teens and adults.
schedules are available at the library.
We urge you to pick them up and keep them handy so you don’t miss any of
these free fun events. Also, note that
some events require advance registration.
And mark your calendars for a free all-ages closing party on Friday,
July 12 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. (after the library closes) that will include
refreshments and the grand prize drawing at 6:45 p.m. RSVPs required.
Examples of free programs
for kids this coming week are special storytime sessions throughout the week,
and films every Friday at 10 a.m. featuring
“Peter Pan” tomorrow (June 7) and “Journey to the Center of the Earth”
on June 14.
of free programs for teens this coming week are Pokemon Card Battle tomorrow
(June 7) from 2-3 p.m., Teen Geocatching on Monday, June 10 from 1:30 – 2:45
p.m. with registration required, and Teen Techies (11 a.m. – noon) and Teen
Gaming (12:30 – 2 p.m.) on Wednesday, June 12.
The teen film at noon tomorrow (June 7) is “The Big Bang Theory.”
of free programs for adults include films based on books every Friday at 2:30
p.m., with “I Am Legend” tomorrow (June 7) and “Freedom Writers” on June
14. Saturday, June 8 is the latest Wise
Traditions lecture by Zoe Groulx on topics like dietary needs, agriculture,
medical traditions and more. There’s a
crafts event Monday, June 10 at 11:30 when you can create envelopes, postcards
and light switch plates showing your literary flare. And there’s a Connecting with Nature lecture by
Jason Stuck on Wednesday, June 12 on bird language, nature mentoring, wildlife
tracking and more.
Free tech programs
Meg Wempe is
available for the highly popular Tech Tuesdays and Thursdays sessions 10-noon
Tuesdays and 3-5 p.m. Thursdays. Join
her for one-on-one informal help on your computer or tablet issues. More formal sessions requiring advance
registration include downloading Zinio online magazines on Wednesday, June 12
from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Stuffed animal sleepover
Kids of all ages and their families are invited to
a free Stuffed Animal Sleepover from 6 – 7 p.m. next Thursday, June 13. Bring your stuffed friend to a special
storytime and leave it for a sleepover at the library. Come back the next day to pick up your friend
and see what fun it had overnight in the library while it was closed.
Hollywood Classics” contains four movies starring the actor. “The Civil War” is a film by Ken Burns that
first appeared on PBS. “City of Angels” stars Nicholas
Cage and Meg Ryan. “The Third Wish” is a
rags-to-riches story. “He’s Just Not
That into You” has an all-star cast.
“House of D” is a coming of age tale featuring Robin Williams. “10,000 BC” is an adventure with impressive
special effects. “Direct Contact” by
Dolph Lundgren is about an ex-Special Forces operative. “Sleepless in Seattle” stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. We have two Bonanza DVDs, each with two
different segments from the TV series.
“Smoke Signals” is
a collection of the best of M. John Fayhee’s columns from the Mountain
Gazette. “Asperger’s and Girls” shares
practical advice and true stories about Asperger’s Syndrome from experts and
people affected by ASD. “Aspergirls” by
Rudy Simone is a handbook of advice written by an Aspergirl for
Aspergirls. “The Body of the World” by
Eve Ensler is a memoir by this playwright and activist who is author of “The
“Aunt Dimity and
the Lost Prince” by Nancy Atherton is the 18th in this paranormal
sleuth series. “The Bughouse Affair” by
Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzinio is the latest in the Carpenter and Quincannon
mystery series. “Best Kept Secret” by
Jeffrey Archer is part two of the Clifton Chronicles saga. “The Famous and the Dead” by T. Jefferson
Parker is the latest in the ATF Charlie Hood series. “The Mystery Woman” by Amanda Quick is the
latest in the Ladies of Lantern Street mystery series.
Other new novels
“NOS4A2” is a
novel of supernatural suspense. “Woman
Upstairs” by Claire Messud tells of a
school teacher drawn into the world of a Lebanese family.
Thanks to our donors
For books and
materials this week, we thank Madora Bass, Kristen Vorhies and several
integrity is the subtlest and most effective strategy of all.” – Fourth Supreme
Court Chief Justice John Marshall (1755-1835).
For more information
on library books, services and programs – and to reserve books, e-books, CDs
and DVDs from the comfort of your home – please visit our website at http://pagosa.colibraries.org/.