Exploring the Library’s Multilingual Collection

By Substitute Library Assistant, Laura Puls Inclusion is one of our core values at Poudre River Public Library District; we want everyone to be able to learn, grow, and belong.   As of 2018, 12 percent of Fort Collins residents use languages besides English at home. Spanish, Indo-European languages, and Asian and Pacific Island languages were …

Going Further Together

Highlighting the Library’s Collaboration with Fuerza Latina  The community has benefits from the many amazing resources, events, and programs that sprout from the Library’s strategic partnerships and collaboration. From creating Take and Make kits in collaboration with Larimer County Alternative Sentencing to our community vaccine clinics with Fuerza Latina, our Community Outreach department is incredible …

Yes, Some Books Do Read Themselves

Explore the Library’s Collection of “Read-Along” Books  Modern technologies have opened up so many doors; from connecting with others across the world in an instant, to television on demand, to reading digital books. But what if the books could read themselves to you?  Seriously, self-reading books? Seriously, self-reading books. They’re waiting for you in the …

The Future (and Past) is Female

A Local Exploration for Women’s History Month   Desplácese hacia abajo para español Women have shaped the Fort Collins we know today. This month, enjoy some book recommendations that accompany profiles on remarkable women in Northern Colorado history.   Our exciting mix of choices ranges from literature these women wrote themselves, to films and movies that align …

The Russian Ukraine Conflict

A decades-long conflict has reached a boiling point this week with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. As of Friday, February 25, Russia has begun to close into the capital city of Ukraine – Kyiv. It is now the largest European ground conflict since World War II.   Beyond the here and now of this complex …