I recently became a grandmother for the tenth time to a preemie. As the Early Literacy Librarian for our Library District, I know the importance of reading to your child from the day she/he is born. So after she was born, I wanted to share a book as soon as possible. But what to read, […]
This morning a Blue Jay welcomed me to work. Actually, he was scouting around under the industrial trash bin in the alley, so I took a closer look at the fellow we called a “Camp Robber” when I was a child. Last fall I took a bird watching class from Kevin Cook, who exudes a […]
Cache in on Apps
As of early 2013, mobile device users spent 158 minutes daily on their devices, and 127 minutes using apps. Only 31 minutes were spent on a browser. Most smartphone and tablet users spend 80% of their time on apps, of which 32% is spent on games and 18% on Facebook. You don’t have to be a […]
Meet Rosie – the bookworm robot living in Old Town Fort Collins!
Meet Rosie, one of Poudre River Public Library District’s hardest working staff members. Named for Rosie the Riveter, this unrelenting worker helps the circulation staff with getting all of your materials back to the right shelves for you to find. If you’ve ever wondered what happens to your books when you feed them into Rosie […]
Time to get scared!
It is no surprise that the fall season brings out the spooks in many of us. With All Hallows Eve on the horizon Northern Coloradoan’s blood begins to chill at the thought of our local haunted history. There are several well known haunted areas around Fort Collins which Nancy Hansford explores in her book “Northern […]