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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…
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June 5, 2019
Library News

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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April 8, 2019
Library News

Library district launches new website

By Tracy Ihnot 2/27/19 The role that a library website plays in providing community access to library services is vital. With that in mind, Delta County Libraries is announcing the launch of a new website on Friday, March 1.
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March 4, 2019
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Family fun at Sweitzer Lake

By Tracy Ihnot 2/13/19 Imagine that you are walking with a child along a path that borders a beautiful lake. Birds fly overhead and a gentle breeze sways the branches of a nearby tree. Crunching footsteps are the only sound you hear as you anticipate what happens next in the…
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March 4, 2019