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How to Find Time in Your Schedule to Read

Front Range’s Boulder County Campus has an All-Campus Reads program, this year with a “local” choice — “Fig” by adjunct instructor of creative writing Sarah Schantz. It’s a great choice because the book, Sarah’s debut novel, won the 2016 Colorado Book Award (Young Adult category). The book also was named by National Public Radio as […]

Need a Great Read? These Books Are Worth a Look

The 2016 National Book Awards season is upon us—a perfect reason to celebrate some of the best books of the year. Last month, the National Book Foundation released its longlists of honorees in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Winners were announced on October 13 and will be celebrated at the National […]

10 Reasons to Join a Study Group

Through my years here at Front Range Community College, I have discovered a variety of resources and useful tools that have helped me achieve academic success. Of all of them, though, study groups have been the most beneficial—hands down. Think study groups aren’t for you? You may have a laundry list of reasons why you […]

5 Cool Reads for Hot Summer Days

Not sure what book to bring with you on vacation this summer? From thrillers to business smarts, here are a few fiction and non-fiction recommendations. Look at your local library to find these or similar titles. Oh, and don’t forget to ask about e-reader options while you’re at the library. Theft: A Novel by BK Lauren […]

Benefits of Reading for Pleasure

Feeling overwhelmed with school? Is the majority of your time spent on school, studying, and work? Need a break? Take some time to read for fun! Pleasure reading can give you a much needed time out from the stresses of life and has numerous benefits.  Taking the time to read for fun has many different […]

5 Books to Read this Summer

Not sure what book to bring with you on vacation this summer? From mystery to history to adventure, here are a few recommendations for everyone. Look at your local public library to find these or similar titles.  1. Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik […]

Librarians as Library Instructors

What used to be a quick tour around the library and being shown how to use the card catalog has changed. Digital and print information are equally important to success in college and in daily life, and the library is still the place to get comprehensive help with any kind of research, from papers for […]

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