Time Machine Tuesday: Mine Accidents and Safety

…Commission of Colorado. The latter reports list the workers compensation claims put before the state. For instance, claims on behalf of the miners lost in the Hastings explosion can be… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Touring Colorado’s Collections: Clear Creek County Digital Collection

…Creek’s geographic location that a lot of the material is concerned with infrastructure and transportation. For instance, the Reichwien Family Collection features a group of photos from the 1960s taken… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Free Online Learning Opportunities for December

…presenter Lisa Von Drasek will describe Writing Boxes, an “instant’’ program template that requires very little prep, is easily replicable, inexpensive, works across age groupings, and supports increased literacy and… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Home Modifications for People with Disabilities and the Elderly

…the Look Book offer ideas for modifications, but also guides readers through important considerations. For instance, where is the best location in the home for a modification? What areas/rooms does… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Colorado’s Small Mammals, Part I: Rodents

…species have unique characteristics. The grasshopper mouse, for instance, is a carnivore. In addition to hunting insects and worms, it has also been known to kill and eat lizards and… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Friday Grab Bag, January 3, 2020

…Publications The second installment of #GetToKnowCSL features Library Consultant Samantha Hager. Find out what makes her tick and learn more about her work in the State Publications unit of the… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Colorado’s Small Mammals, Part III: Mustelids

…species; for instance, wolverines’ faces have some resemblance to bears, but they are much smaller than bears and have longer tails. Additional information on wolverine habitat and life-cycles can be… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Friday Grab Bag, January 24, 2020

…Museum 2020 Scholar Series lectures focus on regional history | Woodmen Edition The first installment of the Scholar Series at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum featured a look at films… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Descriptive Link Text – Website Accessibility – part 4

Descriptive links are weblinks disguised as descriptive text that is clicked on to go to the place described. For instance, in “Look for books in our Library Catalog” the word… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Free Online Learning Opportunities for February

…think back to instances when our clients have faced barriers and biases, or times when people close to us have been excluded, or our own experiences of feeling that we… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Time Machine Tuesday: Furnishing a 1920s House

…period. For instance, by 1924 there was “a growing tendency to have bookcases with open shelves instead of enclosed with glass doors,” while “hair and cotton are the materials in… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Home Energy Tips

…you’re interested in major improvements like installing a solar energy system, or you just want some ideas for small changes you can make today, this series offers many helpful tips…. (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Friday Grab Bag, June 5, 2020

…options to their communities. Now, Colorado libraries have teamed up to to make virtual programs and activities for adults, teens, and kids easy to find on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Touring Colorado’s Collections: Shadows on the Plains

…Take for instance “The Great Stone Face Caper” an incident involving a stone carving that garnered Flagler Colorado national attention through dubious reporting by a Denver newspaper. The Great Store… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Touring Colorado’s Collections: Pines & Plains Libraries Digital Collection

…basic digital artifacts. In 2020, P&PL administration became aware of the Colorado State Library’s CVL Collections program, which assists local organizations in digitization and preservation through implementation of individual instances… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

What is Racism? What is Antiracism?

…attitude is to be “color conscious,” where we remain aware of people’s differences so that we may stand against instances of potential or actual discrimination. Colorblindness perpetuates a feeling that… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Friday Grab Bag, June 18, 2021

…school students, were finished last week and will be installed around the community soon. Local engineer uses Loveland library Makerspace to build model SpaceX rocket | Reporter Herald Greg Caster,… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Friday Grab Bag, July 29, 2022

…in a small kitchen using appliances like blenders, toaster ovens, and Instant Pots. Learn how at Bemis Library’s Tiny Kitchen Cuisine, August 3 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The event… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)

Important Tips and Tricks for Correcting CHNC Text

…in these instances. If the word is split between two lines without a hyphen, please correct it by joining the two parts together. Do I have to correct all the… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.39)