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Posted: Thursday, Jul 18th, 2013


MONTE VISTA—The summer reading program finishes on July 18 with storyteller Julie Herrera presenting “Digging into other cultures through the magic of story”. Last week, Ronnie Spencer and Ray Martinez from the SLV Rural Electric Cooperative presented a fun demonstration on electrical safety, starring “Lightning Lucy” and “Neon Leon.” Participants were able to try on some of the protective gear the linemen use on the job and saw what rocks look like when they are struck by lightning.

Just received this week: 20 new books on CD, all unabridged, including mystery, thriller, romance and western genres. Check out our new selections.

It is cowboys and rodeo time and we have many books on display to get you in the Stampede frame of mind: “After barbed wire: cowboys of our time: photographs” by Kurt Markus, “The American cowboy in life and legend” by Bart McDowell, “Biting the dust: the wild ride and dark romance of the rodeo cowboy and the American west” by Dirk Johnson, “Chasing the rodeo: on wild rides and big dreams, broken hearts and broken bones, and one man’s search for the West” by W.K. Stratton, “Colorado’s rodeo roots to modern-day cowboys” by Kathryn Ordway, “The cowboy” by Bank Langmore, “Fearless funny men: the history of the rodeo clown” by Gail Hughbanks Woerner, “Lone cowboy: my life story” by Will James, “Rodeo history and legends” by Bob Jordan, “Vanishing breed: photographs of the cowboy and the West” by William Albert Allard and “Before barbed wire” by Mark H. Brown and W.R. Felton.

With summer vacation here, we welcome children to use the library but please remember that children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult in the library. Story hour for toddlers and pre-schoolers with Miss Melody every Thursday morning at 10 a.m.

Library Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Sundays.

Image 304:  Ronnie Spencer and Ray Martinez from SLVREC








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