Lyons Community Library Now Open

With very little fan fair but much anticipation the Lyons Community Library opened its doors to the public on August 1st at 10:30 am. During the first thirty minutes over fifty community members explored the new building and over the entire day patrons checked out 572 items. The opening of the new library building marks a new chapter in the story of the…

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Building Update June 2019

On October 19th, 2018 the Lyons Regional Library District held the official Ground-Breaking Ceremony at the construction site for the new Lyons Community Library. The long wait for the new Lyons Community Library is almost over, finishing touches are underway, shelving is being installed, and furniture will arrive throughout June and July. The current downtown location will close at the end of operating…

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Summer Reading 2019

The 2019 Summer Reading program is underway! The Library encourages readers to continue learning throughout the summer with the return of its Summer Reading program. This year’s theme, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, is “A Universe of Stories” and inspires readers of all ages to dive into the realm of space exploration. Stop by and pick up one of…

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National Mental Health Month

May is National Mental Health Month. According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, 20% of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition and one in every five adults in America experience a mental illness. Mental health affects everyone regardless of socioeconomic status, culture, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation; yet fewer than 60% of adults and 50% of youth receive mental…

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New Director Appointed

Rebecca Schuh appointed new Lyons Library Director (Posted January 26, 2019) The Board of Trustees of the Lyons Regional Library District announces the appointment of Rebecca Schuh as our new Director of the Lyons Regional Library. The Board was particularly impressed by the depth and breadth of Rebecca’s experience, which includes significant work in strategic planning, building community partnerships, administration, reference, finance, project…

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January 2019

By Darcie Sanders, Lyons Regional Library District Trustee New library project now fully funded! Thanks to a generous donation of stone by Blue Mountain Stone (Raul Vasquez) and a grant from Boulder County Worthy Cause, our capital project is now fully funded. We have reached the finish line, and can now turn our attention to outfitting the building with furniture, fixtures, equipment, and technology…

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Kathleen Crane

State-wide recognition for our District and our President

Speaking of congrats, major congratulations are due to our Library Board President Kathleen Crane, who was named Outstanding Trustee of the Year by the Colorado Association of Libraries. This is a very competitive state-wide award which brings honor and recognition to Kathleen and also to our tiny but powerful, “can-do” District. The award specifically references her continuous efforts to build a new District…

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Hazel taking the stage at Wildflower Pavilion. Photo credit is “photo courtesy of Glynnis Farmwald”

July 2018

A shout out to a wonderful member of our community, Patricia McGrane. Patricia couldn’t make it to the Taste of Lyons-Hazel Miller event due to being out of town, so she went ahead and bought tickets for two other couples who otherwise would not have been able to attend. According to her Lyons Happenings post she did it “in honor of my EXTREME…

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February 2016 News

Lyons Regional Library will stay at 405 Main Street until our new building is completed. Our projection for the new building is sometime in 2018. Feb. 2016:  The Lyons Regional Library Board has decided to continue library operations at our Main St. location while our new building is being planned. For more information, see this news release from the Lyons Regional Library District…

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