Dr. Jack Ballard will discuss his book Commander and Builder of Western Forts: The Life and Times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, with particular emphasis on General Merriam's relationship with nearby Fort Logan. Merriam was the first real commander of Fort Logan, and had the longest tenure as fort commander. Merriam's role in the 1890 Sioux uprising in South Dakota will also be highlighted.
Join us for refreshments and a lively discussion. Share your favorite authors and titles, and catch up on new releases and other mystery news. July: Plugged by Eion Colfer. August: Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg.
Do you love science fiction, fantasy, horror, or graphic novels? This is the book club for you! Come geek out with us! July: The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi, August: Moonwalking with Einstein, Joshua Foer.
Peg Sundberg is the nationally-known author of the Cowgirl Peg books. This children's book series uses her horses and dogs in entertaining stories that deliver character-building messages to young readers. She speaks at events and schools country-wide and is known to thousands of children as Cowgirl Peg. Her beautifully illustrated books will be featured.
Mr. Saunders worked at the Rocky Mountain News for 54 years as a copy boy, police reporter, city hall reporter, and feature editor and covered the broadcasting beat as a critic and columnist for more than 40 years. In 1993, Saunders was named Colorado Journalist of the Year by the Society of Professional Journalists. A former president of the Denver Press Club, he's a member of that club's Hall of Fame. He currently writes a Monday tv-radio sports column in The Denver Post.
Join husband and wife team Buyer & Jameson and hear about their books about the west! Jameson's latest book is the adventure memoir Treasure Hunter: Caches, Curses, and Deadly Confrontations. Buyer is the author of 6 collections of poetry, the novel Side Canyons, and two memoirs, Spring's Edge: A Ranch Wife's Chronicles, and When I Came West.