The Book That Helped Crack a Decades-Old Murder Case

"...thanks in part to McNamara and her posthumous collaborators, that’s just how it did end. Not with a bang, but with a book." The Book That Helped Crack a Decades-Old Murder CaseMichelle McNamara’s “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” rekindled interest in the Golden State Serial Killer, and now a suspect is in custody

One last reminder that next week is Screen Free Week if you’re up for the challe…

One last reminder that next week is Screen Free Week if you're 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

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

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

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 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™.