• Telluride Library: January Happenings

    2 weeks ago.

    Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library earned a “Five Star” rating from Library Journal for the ninth consecutive year. Telluride’s Library joins seven other libraries in Colorado to be recognized nationally with a “Star Ranking,” but is the only Colorado Five Star library. Below are the…

  • Poets’ Corner: Nuggets from Rosemerry for Xmas

    3 weeks ago.

    No matter how darn organized you are, it is likely there is at least one person on your Christmas shopping list who has stopped you dead in your (very tired by now) tracks. Or some stocking that is not stuffed…

  • Poets’ Corner Xmas: Feela’s Bah-Hooey!

    3 weeks ago.

    Unless you’re a hermit or anyone really who chooses not to socialize or exchange presents (or even niceties), Christmas brings an onslaught of new tasks and, with them, stress guaranteed to minimize yuletide cheer. But the truth is that every year we bring something to…

  • Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry on Connecting at Xmas

    3 weeks ago.

    All the lonely people. Where do they all come from? And where are they now during the holidays? What are they doing? Many won’t be receiving gifts – not even the gift of a smile or warm, reassuring hug. Unless you take the…

  • Between the Covers: Author-Artist Meet ’N Greet, 12/20

    4 weeks ago.

    Stop in at Telluride’s Between the Covers Bookstore on Tuesday, December 20, 4 - 6 p.m. for an Authors & Artists Meet ’N Greet (a nano-market of sorts, smaller than a pop-up, right?) for Happy Hour. (After that, head uptown for the celebration at the…

  • Telluride Library & Fire Fest: A Journey Into the Flow Arts Starts 12/15

    1 month ago.

    In collaboration with the Telluride Fire Festival, January 20-22, 2017, Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library is offering three FREE beginner classes in December & January in the Flow Arts: Poi, Staff, and Hoops. First class takes place December 15. Reserve your space now. What…

  • Telluride’s Talking Gourds: Dickson Featured 12/14

    1 month ago.

    County Poet Laureate Elissa Dickson showcased on Traveling Gourds Tour in December. Telluride event is Wednesday, December 14, 6 p.m. Telluride Arts’ new office across the street from the Telluride Library. San Miguel County’s poet laureate Elissa Dickson brings her…

  • Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry Gives Thanks - And Hope

    1 month ago.

    Thanksgiving is a story of traditions old and new, a day of  family, feasting, and football. And all that is good, but is it good enough? Shouldn’t Thanksgiving be about more than that? One poem by Word Woman Rosemerry Trommer puts the “thanks" back…

  • Telluride Library: Five Stars – Again

    1 month ago.

    Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library is pleased to announce that it earned a “Five Star” rating from Library Journal for the ninth consecutive year.   Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library joins seven other libraries in Colorado to be recognized nationally with a “Star Ranking,” but is the…

  • Telluride Library: Community Meeting, 11/7

    2 months ago.

    Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library will hold a community meeting to unveil the plans for upcoming library renovations on Thursday, November 17, 8:30 a.m. in the Program rRoom at the library. After gathering feedback from community and staff this past spring…

  • Telluride Library & Bookstore: "Tracking The Wild Coomba,” 11/12

    2 months ago.

    On 

Saturday, November 12, 6 p.m., Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library and Between the Covers Bookstore present “Tracking the Wild Coomba,” a reading, book-signing, and slideshow featuring author Rob Cocuzzo and Doug Coombs' friend and admirer, adventurer-photographer Ace Kvale. Scroll to the end…

  • Telluride Library: November Happenings

    2 months ago.

    Fall continues with all kinds of fun events here at Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library. There's no off-season closure. 

As always, all events are FREE and take place at WPL unless otherwise indicated. 

A special series starts this month: “Lightning Rods for the…

  • Between the Covers: “3 Poets, 3 Whiskies,” 10/12

    3 months ago.

    The first—and perhaps last, who knows?—Women & Words & Whiskey Poetry Evening features award-winning poets Kierstin Bridger of Ridgway; Joni Wallace of Tucson; and Daiva Chesonis of Telluride, plus three regionally distilled whiskeys of their choosing to share for a tasting. Event takes place…

  • Telluride Library: Fall Activities

    3 months ago.

    In fall, the Telluride Library blazes with color. There is something for everyone, including celebrations for Hispanic Heritage Month and lots of great movies. Ongoing Activities: Tune into KOTO Community Radio Telluride (91.7 and 89.3 in Telluride and Ophir, 89.5 in Norwood, and…

  • Talking Gourds: Kate Kingston Featured, Last Talk at Arroyo

    3 months ago.

    The Telluride Institute’s Talking Gourds Poetry Club takes a last turn for its First Tuesday series at Arroyo Telluride. The event takes place October 4, 6 p.m. and features Kate Kingston of Trinidad. Arroyo Telluride is closing down in early October; the Kingston…

  • Telluride Library Fall 2016: Ongoing Activities

    3 months ago.

    The Telluride Library never loses its color. Not even in fall. Don't throw your electronic device out the window. Come by the Wilkinson Public Library for Tech Help with Andy.  Entry is on a first-come, first-served every Tuesday, 2 - 3 p.m. and Saturday, noon - 2:00 pm through…