In 1986, Italian author Italo Calvino wrote an amazing essay “Why Read the Classics?” (later published in a book of literary essays with the same name) exploring 14 reasons why we should read classic literature. Among his reasoning, Calvino says that “every rereading of a classic is as much a voyage of discovery as the […]
Want to Read Like a Librarian? Here’s how!
We compiled the biggest, baddest list of favorite books from our Poudre River Library District librarians and staff! This behemoth list can’t possibly be contained in just one post so we’re releasing installments of our favorite books by genre! Check back each for a brand new list of books to keep you bibliophiles busy! This […]
Book Club Kits
Book club members, are you tired of doing all the research and tracking down enough copies of a book for your club? The Poudre River Public Library District has you covered. Our Book Club Kits contain everything a group facilitator needs to run a successful club in one easy-to-use plastic tub. Each kit holds ten books, a […]
Book Clubs – More than the book
Last August I attended my first book club meeting at the Council Tree Library, that meeting being the one where members decide which books to read in the coming months. Joining a book club was a goal of mine last year, as my selection of reading material was steadily becoming more narrow, and I wanted […]