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2 years 6 months ago

Weekend on the GO! (January 13-15)

The Hidden World of Bears Bear Creek Nature Center Colorado Springs Friday, 9 a.m. Until 2 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. Until 4 p.m. Call 719-520-6387 for more information Ballroom Dance Party Friday, 8:15 p.m. Until 11 p.m. Avanti Ballroom Studio and Event Center Colorado Springs 2nd Friday Artwalk...

3 years 1 week ago

Pueblo library sues property group

The Pueblo City-County Library District is suing a property owners association in Colorado City for $489,113 the group once promised to give to the library. The Colorado City Improvements Corporation says it now wants to give the money to the Red Cross. Members of the CCIC all bought undeveloped...

3 years 3 months ago

CSU-Pueblo Library gets new life

After two years, CSU-Pueblo has a library again. The six-story landmark campus building has been closed for a massive remodeling that cost $24 million. The building is now much more impressive visually. The biggest change was removing narrow windows, replacing them with large glass panels that draw attention to...

3 years 5 months ago

Dogs in the library

The Pikes Peak Library District opens its doors to the dogs, and children absolutely love it. Inside the library, a special program called Paws to Read encourages kids to speak aloud, and for one girl, this was her first time. You would not know by the look of her...

3 years 5 months ago

Cashing in on the cold

At age three and a half, Jamison Pickerill can bowl a mean, yet slow-rolling game at Mr. Bigg's Family Fun Center. His dad enjoys the price - free! "It's always a good price here. It was an extra bonus they had with the Mr. Bigg's hot on an ice...

3 years 11 months ago

Homeless man found living in library

I can think of worse places to live--Police say a homeless man lived unnoticed in the basement of a New Jersey library for nearly two weeks. He had plenty to read, internet access, and abundant food--thanks to the employee break-room. (And workers thought that weasley guy in Research was stealing...

4 years 1 month ago

Summer boredom busters

"I'm bored." Hopefully, you'll never hear those words come from your children's mouths this summer. Just in case, My719Moms.com founder Janay Oliver provides five "boredom busters" to keep the children busy and the parents sane. 1. The Bored List: have your child write a 2-page list of everything...

4 years 3 months ago

No soap? Make your own

We're all used to buying the kinds of cleaning supplies we use in our homes, and most of up have a bunch. On Saturday you'll be able to learn how to make your own. A free class will be offered Sunday, April 25 from 2 to 3 p.m. at...

4 years 4 months ago

Pueblo Library usage way up

The Pueblo Library District reports a huge increase in visitors in the first two months of 2010. Compared with last year, visits are up 24 percent. Books and other items checked out have increased by a whopping 38.5 percent when compared with the first two months of 2009. The...

4 years 5 months ago

Pueblo library showcases Peanuts collection

Charlie Brown. Snoopy. Lucy. The whole Peanuts gang is featured at a new exhibit at the Rawlings Public Library in Pueblo. It's called "Inside Peanuts: The Life and Art of Charles M. Schulz." The famous Peanuts comic strips are on display.There's biographical information about Schulz and other peanuts memorabilia. The...

4 years 5 months ago

CSU-Pueblo library gets a $24 million face lift

CSU-Pueblo's oldest academic building is getting an expensive face lift. The University's library has been gutted and dozens of concrete panels have been removed. The CSU System is funding this $24 million project. Construction started on the six-story building a little more than six months ago. The plan is to...

4 years 7 months ago

Nice catch by library security

Monday night Brandon Ridenour looked up the CrimeStoppers website while training a new guy on the staff, just like he does often. "It's not any kind of official training, protocol or anything like that it's just something that I like to do," says Ridenour. However, this time something...

4 years 9 months ago

Chicano art on display at Pueblo library

An actor best known for his movie "Cheech and Chong" is sharing his love of Chicano art with the Pueblo Library District. The art exhibit is called The Chicano Collection. It features digital replicas from Cheech Marin's personal art collection. The exhibit showcases more than 26-artists from all over the...

4 years 10 months ago

Pikes Peak Library District gets $15,000 grant

The Pikes Peak Library District received a $15,000 grant from the Colorado State Library for a Play and Learn Program. Every elementary student in Colorado studies state history to meet the Colorado model content standards, including over 8,000 fourth-graders in El Paso County. The Pikes Peak Library District...

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