Latest News – September 1

News from Northern Saguache County Library District

The Friends of The Library continue with their Used Book Sale this weekend and there are still some literary treasures to be found. The sale continues today and Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., with extended hours this last, Labor Day Weekend on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The historic Masonic Building at 4th & San Juan in downtown Saguache is the site of The Friends of Saguache Library's Used Book Sale, continuing through Laboy Day, Monday, Sept. 5

The historic Masonic Building at 4th & San Juan in downtown Saguache is the site of The Friends of Saguache Library’s Used Book Sale, continuing through Laboy Day, Monday, Sept. 5

The sale is located at the historic Masonic Lodge located at San Juan and 4th Street in downtown Saguache. The proceeds from this Used Book Sale will benefit the Northern Saguache County Library District, which includes branches in Crestone (Baca-Grande) and in the town of Saguache on Pitkin Avenue.

The Friends of the Saguache Library meet monthly on the second Friday of each month at 10:45 a.m. at the Saguache Public Library.  Everyone is welcome. The Friends of the Library hold several fundraisers throughout the year, including selling their World Famous Root Beer Floats at various town celebrations, partnering with the Library District for the annual community appreciation pig roast dinner, and organizing and running the annual Holiday Bazaar. For more information on the Friends of the Saguache Public Library, call Hillary Conroy at 303.507.4821 or the Saguache Public Library at 719-655-2551.Saguache Library

The Friends of the Baca Grande Library meet monthly on the second Friday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Crestone Town Hall. Everyone is welcome. The Friends of the Library hold several fundraisers throughout the year, including selling Root Beer Floats at the Fourth of July celebration and holding their very popular Tax Day Chocolate Bake Sale. For more information on the Friends of the Saguache Public Library, call Thom Ontko at 719-256-5653 or the Baca Grande Library at 719-256-4100.

Also a library reminder that now that school is back in session, library use increases and your Northern Saguache County Library team is ready to help! As a helpful tool for students, parents and educators, the library has selected a few of the best ready reference websites to help you quickly find answers and research on your own. If you need more or different information sources please stop by or call the library. Our librarians and staff are here to help!

From Thanksgiving to summer reading programs, the Saguache Public Library provides many fun and educational programs for local children. Photo: Lynn Nowiskee/Saguache Today.

From Thanksgiving to summer reading programs, the Saguache Public Library provides many fun and educational programs for local children. Photo: Lynn Nowiskee/Saguache Today.

 

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