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The library is organizing a new book club focusing on Latino literature that has been translated into English.

NEW! Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club

The Longmont Library is considering launching a local book club that will focus entirely on books written by Latino and Latina authors.  Part of a national book club, the Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club is THE book club for anyone who loves to read Latino literature and has an appreciation for the unique Latino culture. Library staff will be hosting an organizational meeting to gauge interest in the group, determine which days and times work best for potential group members, and select a group facilitator for meetings.  Join us!

  • Thursday, August 25, 7 to 8 pm (Add to Calendar)
  • Membership is open to adults and older teens.
  • All meetings and membership are free.
  • Registration is not required.
  • Interested but make it to the organizational meeting?  Contact Jana Kopp by email or by calling (303) 774-4875.

Longmire series author Craig Johnson will be visiting as part of the 2016 Library Festival.The 2016 Library Festival Will Be Better Than Ever!

We're taking the opportunity of the Festival's Five Year Anniversary to freshen it up a bit and try a few different things.  The biggest change is the the Library Festival is moving to the fall this year, September 7-10, 2016. Rescheduling the Festival allows us to avoid some scheduling conflicts that have come up over the years and to better use library resources.  

Don't worry, though -- all your favorites will be back!  There will be a musical program, a published anthology, and Longmire series author Craig Johnson as a special guest!

Watch our Library Festival webpage for news of the festival schedule, anthology deadlines, and big announcements.

Then, join us in September for the best Library Festival ever!


The Library has a collection of the latest and greatest DVDs.Do you just gotta have the latest and greatest in video but hate to pay for streaming services?  We've got you covered -- with our new "Gotta See It" DVD collection.  This new collection, patterned after our popular "Lucky Day" books, is located in the lobby and consists of the newest and best DVDs we can find.  No holds, no wait.  Just come in, grab whatever you've just gotta see, and check it out!

Summer at Your Library - Join the Fun!


Where We're From -- Immigrants in Your Community

We invite you to celebrate the rich melting pot of our community with this short, powerful video. Then, stop by the Library's second floor and let us know where your family originated by participating in our interactive display.

 Video produced by Patricio Illanes, in conjunction with One Action 2016.


Join our summer adult learning program and explore the world from your library!Get Ready to Xplore this Summer!

We have a whole summer of exploring, adventure, travel, and learning just waiting for you at the Library.  Visit our Adult Summer Learning webpage to find out more or stop by the 2nd Floor information desk and chat with a librarian.  Make this summer memorable -- let us help!


The library has over a dozen bags with all the items you'll need to create a whole experience.

Experience Bags: A Whole New Library Experience

A whole new experience has arrived at the Library, in the form of a collection of “Experience Bags.” This new collection consists of 13 canvas bags stuffed full of books, movies, and games related to various television or movie series or exotic destinations. Rather than simply reading books or watching a movie series, Experience Bags provide a whole different level of engagement. Click the button to learn more about this fun, new collection!

Latest Survey Results!

See the results of the library's latest online survey.Curious about the results of last month's Flash Survey? Watch this space and click the button for the latest survey results.  We'll post them each time we close out a survey.

 

Want to Download or Stream? With collections like these, the Library never closes!

We have tons of great ways for you to do that!  Browse through our premium services and find exactly what strikes your fancy.  Just be sure to have your library card handy, because these services are only available to library card holders.

Access the Library's eBooks and eMagazine services.Get access to free movies and tv shows with your library card! 

Are you new to using eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines?

No problem!  Click or tap on over to our eReading for Beginners page and get all the instructions and support you need to get started.

Access information and instructions on downloading eBooks and other eMedia.


Visit the Library's Main CalendarSee upcoming programs, events and classes


View the Library Children's and Teens' CalendarFind library childrens' programs

Children's Programs at the LibraryLibrary programs for teens


Check This Out! Link to indieflix - access to thousands of movies free with your library card.

Do you love movies? The Library recently added another great premium service to our e-Collections -- InstantFlix!  With InstantFlix, your library card grants you access to FREE streaming of thousands of movies!  InstantFlix gives you access to an unbelievable number of movies, and it specializes in film festival award winners, documentaries, and short films.  Get your library card ready, and click the InstantFlix logo to begin streaming all the best independent films!


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