The Season of Gratitude

How Practicing Gratitude Improves Your Life and What Our Staff is Grateful For  The COVID-19 pandemic has seeped into every corner of our lives. The virus continues to change the ways in which we interact, the ways in which we visit public places, and the ways we appreciate what we have.   Through the pandemic, library staff has adjusted rapidly …

Making Merry with Poudre Libraries!

Find activities for every day in December with our Making Merry Calendar! Download the Entire Calendar! For your convenience, we have created a downloadable version of our Making Merry calendar. Press the Download button below this PDF preview and proceed with making merry! Finding Your Making Merry Activities with a Click! Below are buttons for …

Service and Sacrifice

Book Choices to Honor Veterans Day 2021 This week, we honor Veterans Day by acknowledging the sacrifices of service members across the United States and abroad.    To practice your gratitude for veterans and currently serving service members, check out this selection of literature gathered by our Librarians. Choices for all ages are listed below!   Adult Picks  The United …

Culture, Creation, and Celebration

Día de Muertos: Its History, Origin and Art   Death is trapped in an eternal dance with Life. The dance is defined by its time on center stage and its uncertainty; this dance is not a timed waltz but a random collection of steps, spins, dips, and twirls.   Sometimes the two dance for less than a day, other times they move across the dance floor for over a century. We never know …

Spooky Season in Fort Collins

Spooky season is upon us. With Halloween just around the corner, the Library is glad to offer you some spooky (or not so spooky) lore leading up to the special holiday.   Fort Collins is home to rich history that stretches over two centuries of settlement and expansion. Old Town Library sits at the edge of Downtown Fort Collins which is filled with its own unique brand of historical spookiness.   In fact, in 2019, Yelp.com (the highly …