Books and Films for Hispanic Heritage Month

The Poudre River Public Library District recognizes Hispanic individuals and families contribute to our community every day; they are an essential part of our community and our organization. Across the country, Hispanic community members contribute to our country as business owners, entrepreneurs, veterans, teachers, and public servants among many other professions. Although National Hispanic Heritage …

18 Years of Fort Collins Reads Book Titles

Founded in 2002, Fort Collins Reads has worked to connect neighbors through literature and speaking engagements with some of the nation’s most recognized authors. Over the years, they’ve featured everything from staples of young adult fiction (Lois Lowry’s The Giver) to Pulitzer-winning authors (Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach). Titles are selected with the goal of sparking …

Reader favorites: Recommendations from fellow book lovers

On National Book Lover’s Day, August 9th, we took to social media to ask our library community what books they have LOVED recently. We came away with some really good recommendations…so good we thought you might want to add some of them to your “must-read” list as well! If you want to learn more about …

An Abundance of Zucchini: Learn How to Love Surplus Squash with Your Library Card!

A couple months ago when the weather was starting to warm up and the days were getting longer, you may have planted seeds in the soil with a wish that something green would grow. You’ve watered, you’ve shooed grasshoppers, maybe you’ve even sung to your plants. Those first few tomatoes, cucumbers, and zucchinis were exciting…it …

Back to School? Book Recommendations for Lifelong Learners

“A mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size.” – Albert Einstein This month, millions of students head back to classrooms across the country. But what about those of us who have exited the halls of formal education? How do we keep learning and transforming? There is much to …