Colorado Gives Day 2021

Schedule your donation for Tuesday, December 7 and your donation goes further thanks to Community First Foundation and First Bank as well as Regional Champion Grand County Gives.  Make a difference in our community and sustain our libraries with your donation to the Grand County Library Foundation.

Stories from Local Writers

Stories from the Grand County Community of Writers is a collaboration between KFFR and the Grand County Library District, with support from the Grand County Library Foundation. Each week through November 7th, an original story or essay will air at 4 pm on Sunday, with a live conversation with the author. The story will play again the following Wednesday morning …

Author Talk: Martin J. Smith

The Grand County Community of Writers partners with GCLF to host Martin J. Smith for an event June  at the Granby Library.  Martin will discuss the research, the writing, and the challenges of publishing his latest work Going to Trinidad: A Doctor, a Colorado Town, and Stories from an Unlikely Gender Crossroads.

Bessie Minor Swift Grant Received!

GCLF is pleased to announce the receipt of grant funds to implement interactive sensory walls in three of the libraries.  These walls provide visual stimulus and opportunities for interaction and control by simple touch helping to build strong nerve connections in the brain, fine motor skills for hand eye coordination, and many other benefits towards literacy development.

2020 and Colorado Gives

Author Peter Heller’s weekend presentation in mid-March was a rousing success, even though the event attendance was limited in number due to COVID epidemic. And, subsequently, it was the last live event raising about $1500 for the Foundation’s coffer. And now, donations on December 8, 2020 Colorado Gives Day is vital to building the endowment to ensure future successes of …

Thank you Colorado Gives Day Donors!

We appreciate your commitment to giving where you live. Your generous gift helps sustain the vital role that Grand County libraries serve in our communities. Beyond the books, information empowers people and libraries unite people and information. The truth is libraries are raucous clubhouses for free speech, controversy and community.                     …

Colorado Gives Day

Tuesday, December 10 Your donation goes further when you schedule your gift now. Support your community’s libraries by making a gift to the Grand County Library Foundation on Tuesday, December 10—Colorado Gives Day! Presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy through online giving. The event is powered …

Author Talk: Peter Heller

The Grand County Community of Writers partners with GCLF to host Peter Heller for a weekend event March 13–15, 2020 With the launch of The River paperback, Peter will discuss the book, its origin and process, and his process of writing fiction. More information to follow.