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CDPHE Links to the CO Exposure Notifications app and COVID-19 Resources

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has launched their CO Exposure Notifications service to help stop the spread of COVID-19. One of the key tools to fight COVID-19 and slow its spread is right in your pocket. CO Exposure Notifications is a free and voluntary service de...

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Colorado Authors League Free Writing Prompts in eBook for Teachers/Parents

Colorado Authors League has created a free ebook for teachers and parents looking for fun and practical writing exercises for students from 1st grade through high school. Prompts for Young Writers is available in English and Spanish as a free ebook or PDF download. “Think of a writing promp...

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Web-Based Advice Service for School Librarians Announced

Contact: Dr. Robert McLaughlin, Executive Director, NCDE 1.802.249.1159, [email protected] Barbara K. Stripling, Emerita Professor, Syracuse University, 1.917 848.0582 [email protected] Press Release Web-Based Advice Service for School Librarians Announced A group of fourteen past...

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A Special Grant Opportunity for Small and Rural Libraries

A SPECIAL GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR SMALL AND RURAL LIBRARIES APPLY SEPTEMBER 21 – DECEMBER 2, 2020 Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries is an ALA funding opportunity in partnership with ARSL (Association for Rural and Small Libraries) and is focused on s...

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Nominations open for the I Love My Librarian Award

The American Association of Libraries (ALA) is inviting library users to submit nominations for the I Love My Librarian Award through November 9, 2020—ten amazing librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime. The ALA knows Colorado librarians have been doing incredible ...

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Webinar Registration Open - Responding when COVID comes to your Library: Learning from Real Stories - September 28, 2020 - 11 am MST

Join the American Library Association (ALA) in continuing the discussion with library leaders on the efforts and strategies around reopening libraries in the time of COVID-19. This free webinar, "Responding when COVID comes to your Library: Learning from Real Stories," will take place Monday, Septem...

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Food benefit available to Colorado families with school-aged children

There is a new food benefit is available to Colorado families with school-aged children! Pandemic EBT, or P-EBT, provides eligible families with funds to help buy food since schools were closed this Spring due to the pandemic.  Families eligible for free or reduced-price school meals at school...

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Pandemic Reopening Ideas – What’s happening at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Pandemic Reopening Ideas – What’s happening at the University of Nebraska at Omaha Looking for more reopening models for libraries and university campuses? The following link and attached highlight what is being done at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. 2020 UNO Libraries Pandemic...

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