Berthoud Community Library

April 2021 Newsletter

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In This Issue...

  • Letter from the CEO
  • Current Hours
  • Closures
  • Big Head Book Club
  • House Of Neighborly Service (HNS)
  • Podcast
  • Story Time
  • Book Clubs
  • Virtual Story Time
  • Crafter's Corner
  • Made You Think!
  • Activities For Kids Without TV
  • Kids Events
  • Adult Events
  • Service Spotlight : Overdrive

Letter From The CEO:

A quick word about masks—we are required to abide by mandates issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. In order to keep the library open, we need to follow any applicable mask mandates. Please abide by any mask requirements so that we don’t have to return to curbside-only operations.

It’s just about time to plant your gardens, and our Seed Library has a fresh infusion of seeds! Feel free to browse and take whatever you think you will plant. Remember to save your seeds to bring back to the library in the fall!

If you haven’t found it yet, check out our new subscription to Overdrive, which includes over 27,000 e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines. You can access these through any internet browser or through the Libby app available for any device.

Happy Spring to all of you!

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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Book Club For Kids

Hey kids in grades 3-6!! Sign up for Miss Christy's 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 Zoom 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!

The Last Meeting Will Be April 29th at 4pm

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

Click for more info.


House Of Neighborly Service

It's spring! That means spring cleaning!

Do you have some extra non-expired foods hanging out in the pantry? Bring it by the library and drop it gently into the House of Neighborly Service (HNS) bin. It feels good to give!


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.


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.


Adult Crafts

Adult Crafts!

Join us (from home) for our free Crafter's Corner class!

Our adult crafting class has returned but is now being offered online.

To join us, please call 970-532-2757 to register and schedule a pickup of our crafting kit. Inside the kit you will find almost everything you need for the craft and the information to join our zoom meeting on April 8th at 3pm!

Registration Required * Adults Only * Supplies Limited, Call Today!

Click Here For More Info.


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Made You Think!

If you haven't seen it yet, we have a fun display set up at the entrance of the library.

These will change every week or two and gives you questions to ponder. You're never too old to learn something new!


Calling All Kids!

Miss Christy has made up a fun list of activities that your kids can do without TV and electronics. Here’s a short sampling of ideas.

Kids learn through play.

Click for more info.


Events Calendar

Kids Events


Adult Events


Service Spotlight: Overdrive

GOOD NEWS! We are now linked up with Overdrive which will give us access to E-Magazines and even includes Audiobooks and E-books! Hurray!

Check out our links for Overdrive and see what you can access now!

Click Here For Access


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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