Berthoud Community Library

February 2021 Newsletter

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We Are Open!

In This Issue...

  • Letter from the CEO
  • Current Hours
  • Love Your Library Month
  • Big Head Book Club
  • Winter Wonderland
  • Dr. Seuss Birthday
  • Podcast
  • Story Time
  • Book Clubs
  • Virtual Story Time
  • Kids Events
  • Adult Events
  • Service Spotlight : Faxing

Letter From The CEO:

Hi All,

What is February? The shortest month of the year, yes, but it’s also Love Your Library month! Consider this your formal invitation to love your library, whether you’re coming in to see us, running through our curbside pickup service, or checking out our online options.

Speaking of online options—if you’re using RB Digital to download our e-magazines, know that the service will be temporarily unavailable at the beginning of the month. The company is changing platforms and the app, so we’ll get everything back up and running when the switch is completed. The good news is, in addition to our magazines, you’ll also have access to even more e-books and e-audiobooks. We’re tripling our collection! Look for those details on our website later in February. It’s just one of the many ways that your library loves you back.

Thanks for all your support and your extensive use of your library!

Amie P.

Library CEO


Current Hours

Curbside hours are constant every day, Monday through Saturday, from 10a until 5p. Please email us at or give us a call and let us know what we can gather for you. We'll arrange a time to pick up for contactless delivery.

Our in-building hours are now longer with more evening hours. Click on the link below for more in-depth information.

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Love Your Library!

We at the library are celebrating the love for our patrons as well as the love we share for reading.

Reading provides so many benefits; it improves memory, reduces stress, builds self-esteem, and allows readers to develop or improve skills! The library offers a wide choice of genres: mystery, thriller, romance, historical, science fiction, fantasy, dystopian, and all types of amazing non-fiction.

You can show yourself some library love by borrowing a new game to play with the family, or one of our Curiosity Kits to learn a new skill, or a book to snuggle up with!

Celebrate loving your library with us this month!


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Book Club For Kids!

Hey kids in grades 3-6!! Sign up for Miss Christy's newest book club, the Big Head Book Club!

You will be reading any "Who Was..." biography of your choice. These books are lovingly called Big Head Books from the caricature on the cover. After you have read the book, join us on February 25th to discuss the questions about the book Miss Christy sent when you signed up.

A great way to learn more about some interesting people from history and share what you know with friends online!

Call, sign-up at the library, or email Miss Christy to register!

Click for more info.


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Our Winter Gift!

This is it! The last few weeks of Winter Wonderland! If you haven't already ordered a book for your kiddo (any one they want), send Miss Christy an email and she will try to get it for them, to keep! Our gift to you this winter season.

Please email Miss Christy with your book wish or any questions you may have. Book requests end on Valentines Day!


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Birthday Time!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! On March 2nd, bring the kids to the library for a free gift! It may be his birthday, but you're the one getting gifts. Stop by in-building or curbside to get one for your kiddo.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berthoud Library. Supplies are limited and on a first come, first served basis. Call us if you have any questions.

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This Is Berthoud Podcast

Did you know we have a podcast? Take a listen and share it around. This will not just be about library 'stuff', but about the wonderful community we live in. Straight from our CEO, Amie! We're here for you, to support you, to inform you, and to care for you the best way we know how.

Check it out!


Cyber Stories & Craft Kits!

Join us every Tuesday for Cyber Stories, the Online Story Time. Don't forget to pick up the Craft Kit on Mondays before story time. Call us and schedule a pick up at 970-532-2757 for the theme of the week. Curious to know what the themes are?

Click here for more info.


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Read and Discuss!

Join us for our 2020-2021 book club! Book titles and authors have been listed for each book club starting in September. Click the link below to view our times and book list!

Click here for more info


All The Online Stories...

...Now In One Place! We've created a webpage to view all of Miss Christy's virtual story times from the past year. Watch the ones you missed or re-watch your favorites over and over again.

Click here to view.


Events Calendar

Kids Events


Adult Events


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Service Spotlight: Faxing

Fax Machines? Those are still around?

Yes, indeed they are! Many businesses still request faxed paperwork. Worry not! You won't have to travel around town or call business after business trying to get something faxed. We do it for you, for free!

Just drop off your paperwork with the fax number. You can even request a cover sheet.

Give us a call or stop in if you have any questions.


Please keep checking our website and Facebook page throughout the month to see our online events and any updates we may have!


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