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Love for Service February is a time when our minds usually shift to thoughts of love. With a major holiday smack dab in the middle of February, it’s a bit hard to not be surrounded with thoughts of love. Everywhere you look are shades of pink and heart shaped everything. Valentine’s Day is one of […]


to-do Fall in Love with the Library this month! Love Is in the Air: We Love Reading Read-a-Thon! – Philip S. Miller Branch On Sunday, February 12th at 12:30pm, kids of all ages can bring blankets and other fort-building materials to the library and build their very own reading fort! Then, they can spend two […]


LET’S GET SHAVED AND BECOME WARRIORS AGAINST KIDS’ CANCER On Saturday, April 29th 2017 hundreds of people with scruffy heads, full grown beards and various forms of un-ruly hair will meet at the Vehicle Vault car museum in Parker to “get shaved” for the 5th annual Shave the Mayor fundraising event for the St. Baldrick’s […]


READY TO SERVE ARE YOU READY TO MAKE YOUR WORLD A BETTER PLACE? FIND THE PERFECT MATCH FOR YOUR VOLUNTEER TIME WITH OUR LOCAL SERVICE DIRECTORY. We asked our readers where they like to volunteer time locally and they suggested some amazing organizations. Take a moment to find the perfect place to donate at least […]

The Bookends

The Life We Bury By Allen Eskens Joe has a college assignment to interview a stranger and write a biography. He approaches a local nursing home to see if they have someone that would be interested in telling their story. It is here that he meets Carl Iverson and Joe’s life will never be the […]

Local Author Spotlight

My Journey Through Chronic Pain By Peggy Robinson This is the author’s autobiography of her journey through the chronic pain of fibromyalgia. The book goes beyond focusing on fibromyalgia to all those who suffer chronic pain. The book covers topics that do not appear in other books about pain. The author discusses the issues of […]

Love Your Library – Be a Volunteer!

Love Your Library Be a Volunteer! Douglas County Libraries (DCL) needs you! There are fantastic opportunities to lend your time and talents within the walls of the libraries. Whether you are looking for a regular volunteer position or you’re interested in participating in some of the great special events, there’s a spot for you! Here […]

Hearts Open Wide

Hearts Open Wide New World Child Placement Agency Keep them safe. Make sure they know they are loved. Do what you can to be sure their hearts are full and their minds are at ease. Parents try to do everything they can to provide a stable, loving home for their children. Sadly, due to all […]