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Fellows in Focus

Library Beginnings from ISAAC’s Adelante Fellowship  Remember the feeling of walking into your first job? The nerves creeping into the front of your mind, the excitement and anticipation of the day ahead, and the curiosity about the type of people you would meet?  Maybe you flipped burgers, babysat, or shelved books at a library.   Whatever …

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The Space to Be Yourself: Meet Your Library Staff 

How two Library rockstars transformed Poudre Libraries approach to inclusive programming  May 2022 marked the first time that Poudre Libraries hosted a recurring program specifically for the LGBTQIA+ community; our QSA program debuted in Spring of last year and Jace Long is the library employee behind it. When he’s not enjoying vanilla or matcha lattes, …

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Share Love, Celebrate Pride : A LGBTQ+ Book List

Find dozens of choices hand-picked by Library staff to celebrate Pride! Recommendations by Age-Group Children’s Picks The Whispers by Greg Howard Charlie Chooses by Lou Peacock  My Own Way by Joana Estela (translated from the original Portuguese) Rainbow by Michael Genhart  Maiden & Princess by Daniel Haack  This Day in June by Gayle E. Pitman  Harriet Gets Carried …

Learn Your Herstory: Women’s History Month 2023

Theodosia Ammons  For centuries, higher education and academia was dominated by men. Theodosia Ammons shattered the glass ceiling at Colorado State University. Theodosia had an early interest in teaching and began her career in Denver where she met Eliza Routt who was also the Colorado governor’s wife at the time. Eliza sparked Theodosia’s interest in …

1998 vs Now

25 Years of Harmony Library, A Look at 1998 and Today  In 1998, “The Boy is Mine” by Brandy and Monica was the most popular song, scrunchies were all the rage, and the average price for a gallon of gas was $1.06.  While gas prices have risen and scrunchies have made a surprising comeback, Harmony …