What's your post-apocalyptic story? Comment below! Apologies to those with less than 6 letters in their name :) #FridayFun Discover the Plot of Your Post-Apocalyptic Novel With Our Handy ChartWho will survive, and what will be left of them? We've got an easy way to figure it out
"No two people ever read exactly the same book, and that’s as it should be." What a Father Learns by Reading With His Special-Needs SonReading to a child with cerebral palsy, the poet Craig Morgan Teicher discovers the many-layered pleasures of sharing an experience that is inherently private.
For 6-12 graders tomorrow and Wednesday, we have Live Action Pac-Man at Riverside Library and Cultural Center, Centennial Park Library (Registration required), and Erie Community Library (Registration required). Click here for details: http://bit.ly/hpldpac-man
Get to know our new Executive Director in this article :) Meet Matthew Hortt, the new executive director of the High Plains Library DistrictThe High Plains Library District in late February named Matthew Hortt as the district’s new executive director, but Hortt just began working for the district this month. Hortt comes
"...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 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
Parents and caregivers, looking for local services or information to help your children stay healthy and succeed? This roadmap might be helpful: Roadmap 4 Kids - United Way of Weld County
In case you missed the play area ribbon cutting at Riverside Library and Cultural Center - a final and HUGE thank you to KaBOOM!, Let's Play, and our HPLD Foundation. Thank you to all our community members for coming out today and showing your support. We still have activities going on until 1pm so come on by if you have some time![fb_vid id="10156689300949239"]
“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.
Only one week left to pick up your One Book 4 Colorado book :) “Pete the Cat” creator’s latest book set to inspire Colorado kids (for free) as part of One Book 4 ColoradoColorado will hand out nearly 80,000 copies of Eric Litwin’s “Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown,” the 2018 One Book 4 Colorado winner.
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.
A great video to close out #NationalLibraryWeek :)At eight years old, Storm Reyes was already working full time with other migrant farm workers in the fields outside Tacoma, Washington. One day, a bookmobile...
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 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."
A good read for #NationalLibraryWeek Andrew Carnegie built 1,700 public libraries. But some towns refused the steel baron’s money.After a deadly strike at a Carnegie steel plant, some working-class communities refused to erect buildings bearing his name. He transformed the country's cultural landscape anyway.
#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
Construction on Riverside's play area continues. Thank you to all our volunteers, Kiwanis Club of Greeley, HPLD Foundation and of course KaBOOM! and Let's Play :)
The One Book 4 Colorado book has been announced-- Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown. Swing by one of our libraries to pick up your free copy today!
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™.