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C

Check Out Colorado State Parks

A partnership between the Colorado State Library and Colorado Parks and Wildlife that provides State Park passes and educational materials for check out in every Colorado public library and academic libraries.

Children's and Youth Services

Colorado Blue Spruce Award

Recognizes the most popular books among middle and high school students in Colorado. Teens nominate and select the winners.

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Search over 200 different Colorado historic newspapers dating from 1859. View the original paper and articles as they originally appeared over a hundred years ago.

Colorado Libraries Collaborate

Colorado's reciprocal borrowing program.

Colorado Online Libraries (COLibraries)

Websites for Colorado Libraries

Colorado Virtual Library

Collections of interest to a wide selection of Colorado's librarians.

Colorado Wyoming Digital Planning Group (DCPG)

Library, archives and museum professionals working toward a shared digital collection through the creation of a Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Service Hub.

Continuing Education and Professional Development

CSL in Session

An online learning series of from the Colorado State Library. Free, hour-long virtual classes on a broad range of library-related topics. Sessions are interactive and participation is central to the learning.

Colorado Talking Book Library (CTBL)

For people who can't read standard print, CTBL provides audio, Braille and large print books, keeping you connected to reading, stories and adventure.

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D-F

DART Reference Tracker

Digital Collections Planning Group

Library, archives and museum professionals working toward a shared digital collection through the creation of a Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Service Hub.

Digital Literacy

Digital Public Library of America Service Hub

Directory of Colorado Libraries

Discussion Lists

Mailing lists for the Colorado library community hosted by Colorado State Libraryís Network & Resource Sharing unit.

Early Literacy (SPELL)

Supporting Parents in Early Literacy through Libraries

FindIT Colorado

A mobile app that connects you to your libraryís online resources.

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G-K

Government information (Colorado State Publications Library)

Grant Opportunities

Growing Readers Together

A pilot project designed to support Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) childcare providers in early literacy.

Highly Effective School Library Program

Institutional and Correctional Libraries Development

Interlibrary Loan (SWIFT)

A statewide ILL service for libraries of any size or type, allowing your patrons to search and place requests for materials located throughout the state of Colorado.

Job Listings

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L-M

Large Print Books (Colorado Talking Book Library)

Library Development & Innovation

Library Jobline

Library jobs in Colorado and beyond; LibraryJobline is a product of the Library Research Service.

Library Law

Library Learning and Creation Center

Resources for library makerspaces, and instructor materials for technology training in public libraries

Library Research Service (LRS)

LSTA Strategic Plan

Colorado's five-year plan

Mailing Labels

For main and branch Colorado public library locations.

Mailing Lists

Mailing lists for the Colorado library community

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N-R

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S

Sample Policies for public libraries

School Libraries Development

SPELL (Supporting Parents in Early Literacy through Libraries)

Spotlight on Sharing

An initiative to increase the visibility of resource sharing happening in Colorado's libraries

State Grants to Libraries

State Publications Library

STEAM in Libraries

Ideas for, and examples of, STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Math) in public libraries

StoryBlocks Videos

A collection of 30- to 60-second videos modeling to parents, caregivers and library staff songs, rhymes and fingerplays for early childhood.

Storytime Kits

Strategic Planning

Summer Reading Program

SWIFT

Statewide Interlibrary Loan Fast Track, or SWIFT, is a statewide ILL service for libraries of any size or type

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T-Z

Talking Book Library

Technology Resources for Librarians

Website Creation and Hosting

The State Library's Network & Resource Sharing department (NRS) provides websites free-of-charge for libraries, museums, and related organizations.

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For additional information, please e-mail Gene Hainer, or call 303-866-6900.

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