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Voters to be polled

Press Release 2/27/19 In early March, Delta County Libraries will be conducting a public opinion poll of registered voters. The purpose of the poll is to learn voter opinions of library services, operations and facilities. The poll will also educate voters regarding the library's budget and gauge voter support for…
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March 4, 2019
Programs

Libraries are a tremendous asset

By Amy Crick Letter to the Editor 2/20/19 Dear Editor: I'd like to write a belated letter of appreciation and thanks for our local library here in Delta. On Feb. 2, we attended the "Love your Libraries" Saturday children's activity. Our twin boys were delighted to see Pete the Cat…
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February 26, 2019
Programs

Saving and sorting seeds

By Emy Lynn Roque Cisneros 01/30/2019   Planning a garden but not sure which seeds you want to use? You might find use of the Delta County Seed Library. Each January the Cedaredge, Hotchkiss and Paonia libraries host seed sorting parties to package seeds for checkouts. Seeds should be available…
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February 1, 2019
Programs

Voices of the Western Slope

Press Release 01/23/2019   Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center and Delta County Libraries present "Voices of the Western Slope," a series of entertaining, engaging, and informative presentations on noteworthy topics of the Western Slope. The January presentation in the quarterly series is "Murder and Mystery on Grand Mesa" with…
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January 29, 2019
Programs

Genealogy group meets monthly at the library

Press Release 01/30/2019   If you have a nagging curiosity about your family's beginning, join the "Digging Your Roots" genealogy group at Cedaredge Library. This is an informal group with a passion for researching the lives of the ancestors.  
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February 1, 2019
Library News

Health exhibit leaves Delta Library

By Tracy Ihnot 01/01/2019   A traveling, bilingual exhibition called Discover Health is leaving Delta County after three months on display at Delta Library. "Overall, the exhibit was a great success," says Adriana Chavira, Delta Library manager. "We accommodated nearly 1,400 students from Delta County Schools to tour the exhibit…
tracy
February 1, 2019
Library News

Jan Ryan retires after 18 years of library service

By Tracy Ihnot 12/26/2018   Jan Ryan began her career with Delta County Libraries in December of 2000 when Crawford Community Library was located upstairs at Crawford Town Hall. "It was cramped, lacked climate control, and the bathrooms downstairs were 'scary,' according to many patrons," Ryan smiles.  
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January 29, 2019
Programs

Vision fifth grader wins rec center pass

Press Release 12/12/2018   A fifth grade Vision Charter Academy student won the November grand prize drawing for participating in the Passport to Health program, offered by Delta County Libraries. The program, aimed at encouraging youth to make healthy choices, offers incentives for completing health-related activities. The program launched in…
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January 29, 2019
Programs

Cedaredge elementary student wins bike

By Tracy Ihnot 10/22/2018   Sadie Mae Smith is a kindergarten student at Cedaredge Elementary. During the month of October, Sadie participated in a countywide library program called "Passport to Health." The program is aimed at youth to encourage healthy choices through offering incentives.  
tracy
February 1, 2019