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MAY 28, 2010
Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale is June 4-6
More than 95,000 gently used books, DVDs, CDs, audio books and videos will be available at The Friends of the Jefferson County Public Library annual Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale June 4–6 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Proceeds from the sale support children’s literacy programs at the Library.

Fill your shelves with countless items from 50 cents to $2.50. Children’s and teen books will be located on the lower level. Higher priced vintage and better books in Bert’s Curiosity Corner are located on the main level. More...

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MAY 27, 2010
JCPL Unveils Vision for Library of the Future
The Library recently debuted it's vision for the Library of the Future, which consists of three pieces:

  • Our vision of the Library of the Future
  • Our Strategic Framework for 2010-2013
  • Our Long-term facilities vision

This information was presented to the Library Board of Trustees, Library staff and the Board of County Commissioners.

You can view our vision for the future at www.jeffcolibrary.org/about/jcplofthefuture.html.

What are your thoughts about the Library of the Future?

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MAY 12, 2010
Tell Us a Story!

Introducing Jefferson County Public Library's Oral History Program, a new program aimed at collecting stories and memories through interviews with Jefferson County Residents.   

We are launching this program with a series of short, topical interview sessions at several libraries.  For the first session, we will be asking about how you came to Jefferson County.  Were you born here?  Did you move from somewhere else?  What brought you here?  We want to share your memories of your early life in the county. 

This interview session will be held on Wednesday, May 26 in the Columbine Library Meeting Room, 1:30-3:30.  More sessions will follow at other locations.  Oral History volunteers will be there to record your memories.  Interviews will be available through the library website as they are recorded and archived to preserve these valuable historical resources.  Drop by and tell us your story. 

For more information about Jefferson County Public Library's Oral History Program, to schedule an interview, or to learn more about volunteering in the program, contact Patrick Farrell, Digital Resources Librarian, at 303-275-2238.

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