(Lakewood, Colo. – March 20, 2017) Prom season is upon us and that means it’s time to dig out that no-longer-needed formal attire and fill the racks at the sixth annual Jefferson County Public Library Prom Swap.
(Lakewood, Colo. – March 10, 2017) The Library is more than a collection of books. It’s a place where everyone can learn, play and create! The American Library Association recognizes that people with disabilities are a large part of our community and that many often face limited opportunities, including opportunities to be creative and engage socially.
(Lakewood, Colo. – January 18, 2017) Despite concerted efforts for nearly two decades to attract girls and women to the fields of engineering and computing, the numbers haven’t improved. In fact, they’re getting worse. The number of women in computing has fallen from 35% in 1990 to just 26% in 2015, according to a 2015 study by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) - Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing.
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(Lakewood, Colo. – November 21, 2016)
Debbie Burns and her mother, Beulah, have something special to be thankful for this holiday.
At 97 years of age, Beulah Burns of Arvada is aging in place at her home, receiving support from community agencies and from her daughter, Debbie Burns, who calls daily and travels often from her home in Meeker, Colorado to visit. When an application for Jefferson County Public Library’s (JCPL) Home Service program came with her VOA Meals on Wheels newsletter, Beulah reconnected with her library.
Lakewood, Colo. – Nov. 15, 2016) Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) announced today that it has received a grant for $131,272 from the Colorado State Library through the State Grants to Libraries Act. The grant will apply to JCPL’s 2017 revenues and will be used to purchase educational materials.