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15 Years of Library Magic | 15 años de magia bibliotecaria

Over 25 years ago while studying abroad in Montana, Ludy Rueda stepped into a U.S. public library for the first time…

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Adventure in the Shelves: From Bombers to Books to Blooms 

High up in Poudre Canyon, an abandoned an abandoned B17 bomber plane ages within the towering forest. In other locations…

How Books Become Library Books

Fresh off the press, a book has many paths to get into the hands of a reader. It may go to a local bookstore or a Target where it will …


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School and library districts, city announce joint commitment to community innovation center project in southeast Fort Collins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OCT. 16, 2023 FORT COLLINS, COLORADO – The City of Fort Collins, Poudre Rive…

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Adventure in the Shelves: From Bombers to Books to Blooms 

Meet Your Library Staff – Benjamin Brantley, Assistant Circulation Supervisor and Library Assistant&…

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The Power of Purpose 

Meet Your Library Staff: Selena Paulsen, Development Officer  In 2023, Selena, our Development …

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Non-Profits and Networking

By Amada Simental, Business and Nonprofit Librarian The Nonprofit Networking Group community met onc…

latina woman guiding a children's storytime

15 Years of Library Magic | 15 años de magia bibliotecaria

Meet Your Librarian Series: Ludy Rueda / Serie Conoce a tu bibliotecaria: Ludy Rueda (Desplácese hac…

How Books Become Library Books 

Meet your Library Staff: Jessie Miglus  Fresh off the press, a book has many paths to get into …

Recommendations for Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the peoples…

Celebrate Your Right to Read

Banned Books Week is October 1-7 The theme for this year’s Banned Books Week is “Let Freedom Read.” …

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Fellows in Focus

Library Beginnings from ISAAC’s Adelante Fellowship  Remember the feeling of walking into your …

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Disability Pride Month Book List

By Wendy Pillard, Bilingual Library Assistant Learn more about Disability Pride Month, a month celeb…

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Queer Voices, Queer Stories: A Pride Collection

By Graham Lier and Ben Warner Learn more about the LGBTQ+ community with hand-picked choices that in…

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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 2…

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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…

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A Book List for Jewish American Heritage Month

By Arysa Flores (Library Assistant), Chris Lederhos (Computer Lab Monitor), and Julianna Web (Custom…

Meet our New Board Members

In April, we welcomed two new members to the Library Board of Trustees. Hilary Herrmann and Josh Fud…

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Arab American Heritage Month: A Book List

By Customer Experience Representative, Nicole Chipp To celebrate Arab American Heritage Month, let’s…

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Support Local Businesses & Your Library on Library Giving Day

Calling all library lovers! We’ve teamed up with various businesses for #LibraryGivingDay on Tuesday…

Learn Your Herstory: Women’s History Month 2023

Theodosia Ammons  For centuries, higher education and academia was dominated by men. Theodosia …

1998 vs Now

25 Years of Harmony Library, A Look at 1998 and Today  In 1998, “The Boy is Mine” by Brandy and Moni…

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For the Love of Reading

FoCo Book Fest to Host 33 authors and 38 Sessions Many of us can point to a book or author that made…

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Automatic Renewals Begin February 1

You can cross “renew library books” off your To-Do list. Starting February 1, 2023, libr…

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Colorado Black History / Historia Negra de Colorado

It’s Black History Month! This month, we honor the unique contributions of Black individuals w…

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2023: A Look Ahead

As we turn the page on the calendar to begin a new year, we wanted to take a moment to revisit some …

Harmony, Education, and Determination through the Decades

Meet Your Librarian Series: Elaine Burritt, Adult Services Librarian  There’s a name for the in…

Exploring Pebble Go

By Bonnie Post, Library Assistant Your library card can unlock worlds of possibilities; one of these…

We Have Work to Do: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Identity, History, and Stories

Book & Film Recommendations Following the Events at Club Q in Colorado Springs Now is the time f…

Community Mural Project: From LATAM to FoCo

Around 20 community members took part in a mural project led by Poudre Libraries and artist Carla Ga…

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The Storytime Flutist of Fort Collins

Meet Your Librarian Series: Children’s Librarian, Jennifer Zachman One of the earliest manifes…

Hispanic Heritage Month Fort Collins

A Celebration of Remarkable Community Leaders for Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month | Una celebración de destacados líderes comunitarios para el Mes de la Herencia Hispana y Latinx

Here in Northern Colorado, there are countless Hispanic/Latinx leaders that have shaped Northern Col…

Poudre Libraries, Staff Recognized for Outstanding Service to the Community

Library Book Bike Earns Community Impact Award Poudre Libraries is the winner of the 2022Book Bike C…


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