Don't let the hold on holds get you down! In addition to keeping track of items you would like to put on hold later on paper, there are lots of other great ways to keep track of books you have read and would like to read online! How do you keep track of what you want to read?
These sites are free, easy to use and provide unique ways of keeping track of what you have read and would like to read.
Need to do some last minute shopping? Not sure what to get those special people in your life? Share the joy of reading and the pleasure of books by giving a book as a gift this year. These books make great gifts and go beyond best sellers or 'Best of Year' lists! Books are my favorite gift! Give books to the ones you love.
Have you ever seen an actor with four legs and a tail? Dogs of many sizes and breeds star in movies and on television. Famous dog actors include Winn-Dixie, Marley, Lassie, and Rin Tin Tin. How DOES a talented dog get into acting? What traits does she need? Read this...
What is a therapy dog? Why do some dogs wear cute little vests? Read this book to learn all about therapy dogs. Find out where they go, who they visit, and how they help people. Could your dog become a therapy dog? Find out if your dog has what it...
Bright Dawn, an Eskimo teen, lives happily with her parents and dogs in a remote Alaskan sea village. Bright Dawn's father Bartok treats her like a son. While the other village women stay home, Bright Dawn drives the dog sled and hunts bearded seals on the ice with Bartok. Then...
On December 7, 2010, the Denver Public Library hosted a Citizenship ceremony on behalf of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This is the 10th year the Library has sponsored the event. This year, 76 citizens from 39 countries were naturalized. Together with their friends and families, about 275 people attended the ceremony in the Central Library's Schlessman Hall, followed by a brief reception in the B2 Conference Center.
The Hon. Judge Christina M. Habas from the 2nd Judicial District Court administered the Oath and Pledge of Allegiance. Also in attendance was Ms. Karen Rokala, President of the Library Commission. Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution handed out miniature flags. Members of the Monument Hill Sertoma Club distributed copies of booklets containing the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence. The West High School JROTC Color Guard directed by Antonio Cruz, Jr. gave the Presentation of the Colors.
New apps launched today - December 7, 2010. With the new free OverDrive Media Console app you can download both EPUB eBooks and MP3 audio eBooks directly to your iPhone or Android phone.
Update: if you've downloaded the previous version of Overdrive's app, and are having problems with the e-books appearing after you download them, you may need to delete the app and download it fresh. See commenter Mark's thread below.
Want to start managing your small business's finances with software?
In this free hands-on class, learn about the new QuickBooks Pro 2009 layout and features. Sample files will be used to set up a company account, write checks, pay bills, and run quick reports. Mouse/keyboarding skills required.
The Education Outreach Department of the Center for Visual Art (CVA) presents a Community Art Exhibit including art created by children and families at the Byers Branch Library.
When: Opening Reception, Saturday, December 11, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Where: Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204
The exhibit will open on Saturday, December 11 at 10 a.m., with an opening reception until 12 noon. A wall will be dedicated to the children and families who participated in the free art programs at the Byers Branch throughout the year, and left their work at the library to be put on display.
The art will be on display for the public throughout December.
This event is free and all are welcome.
For gallery hours and more information, visit the Center for Visual Art website at metrostatecva.org.