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Coordinated Election features six local measures

By Emy Lynn Roque Cisneros Staff Writer 09/18/19 The Nov. 5 election day is less than two months away. Delta County voters will see three school board seats, two state measures and six local measures on their ballots. Election participation can be done three different ways: by U.S. mail, ballot…
tracy
September 26, 2019
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Kiwanis, Walmart sponsor summer reading

By Press Release 06/19/19 International and Walmart are the major sponsors of the 2019 summer reading program, "A Universe of Stories." Every summer, Delta County Libraries offers a countywide reading program for all ages, with fun family events and incentives for reading. "This program has always been supported by the…
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June 26, 2019
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Heavy snowpack means late appropriations, high runoff

By EMY LYNN ROQUE CISNEROS 06/12/19 The Cedaredge Library wrapped up its four-part series on water last Tuesday evening with "Water 104" on dams and reservoirs. Held at the Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center, panelists Jason Ullmann, assistant division engineer; Jason Ward, dam safety engineer; Denise Jackson, Grand Mesa…
kelsy
June 26, 2019
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El Pomar awards grants

By Press Release 06/19/19 The El Pomar Foundation recently approved allocation of $52,750 in grants to 14 San Juan regional nonprofit organizations. The following nonprofits in the Delta County area were recipients of those grants...      
kelsy
June 26, 2019
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Register for summer reading… it’s fun and free!

By Tracy Ihnot 06/18/19 Hundreds of Delta County kids have already registered for the 2019 Summer Reading Program "A Universe of Stories." "Our kick-off parties the week of June 3 were very well-attended," says Lea Hart, district director of Delta County Libraries. "The good news is, those who missed out…
kelsy
June 26, 2019
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Libraries offer unique services for seniors

By Tracy Ihnot 05/29/19 Reading can enhance and transform lives. It offers people pathways to achieve personal goals, opportunities to get lost in stories, avenues to gain knowledge, and ways to engage the mind through the passing of time. Just as learning to read is an important milestone in the…
tracy
June 5, 2019
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Online library usage soars

By Tracy Ihnot 05/10/19 Delta County Libraries maintains five brick and mortar buildings with all of the library offerings that a community expects.  Less visible to the public, but increasingly popular with patrons, is what library staff refers to as “the sixth library in Delta County.” The online library that…
tracy
May 10, 2019
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A book for every four-year-old

By Tracy Ihnot 04/10/19 Every spring, Delta County Libraries distributes a book and craft kit to every 4-year-old in the county. A statewide program called One Book Colorado and a partnership with the local BELA program make the book giveaway possible in Delta County. "One Book Colorado distributes the chosen…
tracy
April 11, 2019
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One Book Colorado

By Tracy Ihnot 04/09/19 Back for its 8th year, One Book Colorado (OBCO) has a new name, new look and new partners, but will still give away 75,000 copies of the same book in English and Spanish, one to every 4-year-old in Colorado through public and military libraries and Denver…
tracy
April 9, 2019
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Libraries announce winner of Kindle

By Tracy Ihnot 04/08/19 Libraries announce winner of Kindle.  During the month of March, Delta County Libraries offered an online scavenger hunt to promote their new website.  Correct submissions were entered into a drawing for a Kindle on Wednesday, April 3.  Delta Library patron Lynett Yolian was notified Wednesday afternoon that…
tracy
April 8, 2019