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  • Mar 02, 2022

    Behind the Scenes with Chris Anthony

    The Eagle Valley Library District invites you to join us for an exclusive behind the scenes look at the making of Chris Anthony's documentary, Mission Mt. Mangart, on Wednesday, March 23 at 5:30 pm at the Eagle Public Library!    Read More »

  • Jan 06, 2022

    Holy Cross City

    The Eagle Valley Library District recently acquired 27 images of Holy Cross City from the 1890s! Located in what is today the Holy Cross Wilderness between Red Cliff and Leadville, this small mining town included a post office, two general stores, saloon, assay office and hotel, called the Timberline Hotel. The town was founded by John W.    Read More »

  • Sep 29, 2021

    20th Annual Nimon-Walker Award!

    The 20th Annual Nimon-Walker Award Honoring: Rae Benton & Sylvan Lake State Park Where: Eagle Public Library, 600 Broadway Street, Eagle, Colorado When: Sunday, October 17th, 1:30-3:30 PM Special Presentation: Flint Whitlock, a Camp Hale Historian      Read More »

  • Aug 02, 2021

    And the Josephine H. Miles Award goes to…

    The Eagle Valley Library District, in partnership with the Eagle County Historical Society, has been awarded the Josephine H. Miles Award! This award was presented for the "Alfred Borah Journals: Collection, digitization, and transcription of a pioneer journal" project.      Read More »

  • Mar 31, 2021

    Molly Brown: Philanthropist, Social Activist, and Suffragist

    The Eagle Valley Library District invites you to join us for a special virtual tour of the Molly Brown House Museum on Saturday, April 10, at 9 a.m.  Please RSVP before Saturday, April 10, by emailing us at    Read More »

  • Apr 04, 2019

    Honoring Jacilyn Spuhler: Nimon-Walker 2019

    Jacilyn Spuhler to be honored at the 19th Annual Nimon-Walker Award First, let's get those details to you:   What: The 19th Annual Nimon-Walker Award honoring Jacilyn Spuhler Where: Avon Public Library, 200 Benchmark Road, Avon, Colorado When: Sunday, April 28th, 2:00-4:00 PM Special presentation by Kathy Naples, a Grand County librarian and Doc Susie performer      Read More »

  • Oct 24, 2018

    Go West, young man

    Change can be a scary thing. However, it can often bring about positive results. Take it from me, a guy raised in the Midwest who had never been west of Kearney, Nebraska. That all changed when I accepted a job with the Eagle Valley Library District. Having been out here for three and a half months, I can definitely say I made the right choice!    Read More »

  • Oct 07, 2018

    American Archives Month

    October is American Archives Month! Established in 2006 by the Society of American Archivists (SAA), American Archives Month celebrates the work done by archivists around the country. Whether they are part of a team, or "lone-archivists," as can sometimes be the case, the work done by them cannot be understated. Archivists are here to help preserve, care for, and make accessible items that are important to the community they serve.    Read More »

  • Mar 27, 2018

    Honoring Verne Albertson: Nimon-Walker 2018

    First, let's get those details to you:    What: The 17th Annual Nimon-Walker Award honoring Verne Albertson Where: Avon Public Library, 200 Benchmark Road in Avon When: Sunday, April 29th 2-4 PM Special presentation by Michael Crouser, 2018 Colorado Book Award Finalist; Photographer.   "Beanies, Stick Horses, Marbles, & Mean Chickens: Growing up in Burns, Colorado in the 1940s"    Read More »

  • Jun 01, 2017

    The Red Book of Eagle County History

    The Red Book. History of Eagle County. The scrapbook.   You’ve probably heard about it, might have checked it out at the library, or we’ve told you it’s a good source for local history.      Read More »


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