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Little retires after 36 years of service at Crawford Library

By Tracy Ihnot 06/10/20 When a person dedicates over 30 years of her life to serving a community in a very unique and personal way, she makes a profound impact on that community. She builds relationships that are strengthened over the years, establishing a treasured history of shared knowledge and…
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June 26, 2020
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Hart retires from library district

By Tracy Ihnot 06/03/20 On May 15, Lea Hart celebrated her last day of service with Delta County Libraries. Hart dedicated 10 years to the library district as both a library manager in Delta and Cedaredge and as district director since February of 2016. During her directorship, Hart developed a…
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June 26, 2020
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Kiwanis, Bank of Colorado sponsor summer reading

By Tracy Ihnot 06/02/20 Kiwanis Club of Delta and Bank of Colorado are the major sponsors of the 2020 summer reading program, “Imagine Your Story.” Every summer, Delta County Libraries offers a countywide reading program for all ages, with fun family activities and incentives for reading. “This program has always…
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June 26, 2020
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Delta County Libraries now offering curbside pickup

By Mckenzie Moore, Staff Writer 05/22/20 Delta County Libraries (DCL) began offering curbside pickup services on May 19, allowing the community to check out physical items in a safe way. “Curbside service gives library patrons the opportunity to check out physical materials like books, audiobooks, and DVDs from the library,”…
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June 26, 2020
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Libraries shift services amid health crisis

By Tracy Ihnot 05/07/20 In the midst of the COVID-19 public health crisis, libraries across the country are shifting valuable services and programming to virtual settings in order to continue meeting the needs of their communities. “We have offered a robust online library for many years,” explained Leah Morris, collections…
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June 26, 2020
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Gunn appointed interim director of library district

04/29/20 On April 2, the Delta County Public Library District Board of Trustees appointed LaDonna Gunn to serve as interim district director of Delta County Libraries. The appointment followed a request to the board made by former director, Lea Hart, for a medical leave of absence. The onset of the…
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June 26, 2020
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DCL offers online resources during and beyond pandemic

By Mckenzie Moore, Staff Writer 04/27/20 For both adults and students, Delta County Libraries offers online educational resources to either stay on top of studies, expand knowledge in a particular field or simply gain the skills necessary to start a new hobby. “We offer two platforms for taking online classes,…
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June 15, 2020
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Get Outdoors and Read

By Tracy Ihnot 03/28/20 Delta County Libraries, along with various partner organizations, offers four StoryWalks® in Delta County and library patrons may check out a Colorado State Parks backpack, that includes a park pass, from any library in Delta County.     For more information on the StoryWalks® in Delta…
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June 26, 2020
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Delta County Libraries’ Response to COVID-19

By Tracy Ihnot 03/25/20 The health and safety of the library patrons and staff members is always a top priority at Delta County Libraries. In an effort to limit the potential spread of the Coronavirus among the public, Delta County Libraries are closed until further notice. The library is not…
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June 15, 2020