• Between the Covers: Clare Vanderpool in Town Saturday

    19 hours ago.

    A collaboration by Telluride’s Bookends: Between the Covers Bookstore and Wilkinson Public Library. Newbery Medal-winning author Clare Vanderpool will pay a first-time visit to Telluride, Saturday. August 1, 11 a.m. at the Wilkinson Public Library. Vanderpool won the award in 2011…

  • Telluride Library: 3D Printing for Teens & More

    1 month ago.

    3D printing has arrived at Wilkinson Public Library. Mountain Village residents Suse Connolly and Brian Kanaga generously donated a printer for use in the teen section of the library. "The arrival of the new 3D printer has been an amazing addition to…

  • Telluride Museum: Free Lectures

    1 month ago.

    In conjunction with the 2015 annual exhibit: Forces of Nature: Telluride's Prehistoric Journey, the Telluride Historical Museum presents a series of free monthly lectures featuring experts in the local and regional natural history of Telluride, as follows: “The Electric Edge of…

  • Telluride Library: Space Shuttle Commander Brewster Shaw

    1 month ago.

    For those of you who ever dreamed of flying on the Space Shuttle, sorry, game over. It’s too late: the Space Shuttle is on permanent static display and will not fly again. Still interested in knowing more about what it was like?…

  • Mountain Lit Author Series: “Exposed,” 6/23

    1 month ago.

    A collaboration among Between the Covers Bookstore, Jagged Edge Mountain Gear, and Telluride Mountain Club starts Tuesday, June 23, Jagged Edge. Between the Covers Bookstore (BTC), Jagged Edge Mountain Gear, and Telluride Mountain Club (TMC) have collaborated on a new project:…

  • Telluride Library: Colorado Book Award Finalists, 6/15

    1 month ago.

    Join us for a talk and signing with three of the 2015 Colorado Book Award Finalists. The panel takes place Monday, June 15, 6 p.m. in the Program Room, Wilkinson Public Library. Katrina Blair - General Non-Fiction The Wild Wisdom of Weeds: 13 Essential…

  • Cinematheque,“Thelma & Louise,” Welcomes Special Guest

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library – Summer Series. This Monday’s Cinematheque welcomes a very special guest - Glory Fioramonti, Susan Sarandon's stunt double in “Thelma & Louise." The Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library are thrilled to…

  • Burkey Wins $1000 Mark Fischer Poetry Prize

    2 months ago.

    Jill Burkey of Grand Junction received the $1000 Mark Fischer Poetry Prize for her poem, “Beginning Mind,” at a ceremony May 16, 2015, during the Talking Gourds poetry program segment of the Telluride Literary Arts Festival. Mark’s widow, Elaine Fischer…

  • Telluride Library Turning 40: Celebrate Friday

    2 months ago.

    Telluride’s one and only public library is turning 40 and we are celebrating!  To honor the 40th anniversary of the Wilkinson Public Library, on Friday, May 29, 7 p.m., the Telluride community is invited to AFTER HOURS IN THE STACKS. The celebration features drinks…

  • Outlaw Reflections: Memorial Day, “Black Granite"

    2 months ago.

    Memorial Day is a federal holiday, first first widely observed May 1868. The celebration commemorated the sacrifices of soldiers during the Civil War. Following the proclamation, participants decorated graves of more than 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers. In years since World War I, the…

  • Telluride Library: New Spaces

    2 months ago.

    Wilkinson Public Library strives to adapt to meet the changing needs of the Telluride region’s citizens.  To that end, WPL has made some changes to its physical space and organization. Children’s picture books are now organized by subject, making it…

  • Telluride Library: Neuroplasticity Tween/Teen Brain, 5/20

    2 months ago.

    Neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to change based on experiences. Plasticity is the essence of adolescent neurobiology and underlies both the enormous learning potential and the vulnerability of the tween/teen years. We-R-1 and Wilkinson Public Library are hosting a community…

  • Talking Gourds Poetry Circle: Back To Its Roots

    2 months ago.

    Since 1989, Telluride has been a mecca for poetry on Colorado’s Western Slope. Now, the Telluride Institute (TI) is bringing a three-day poetry gathering back to town as part of the 2nd Annual Telluride Literary Arts Festival (TLAF), May 14-17,…

  • 2nd Telluride Literary Arts Festival, Overview

    2 months ago.

    “This is an opportunity to get together and party around the joy of reading. It is a celebration of that good ole fashioned past-time,” said Between the Covers Bookstore co-owner Daiva Chesonis, one of the original conspirators behind Telluride’s newest shoulder-season happening: Telluride Literary Arts Festival…

  • Poets’s Corner: 3 for Mother’s Day from Rosemerry Trommer

    2 months ago.

    Internet research came up with the history of Mother’s Day. The tribute was first suggested in 1872 by Julia Ward Howe (who wrote the words to the “Battle Hymn of the Republic”) as a day dedicated to peace. In 1907, Philadelphian…

  • Poets’ Corner: Erika Moss Gordon For Mother’s Day

    2 months ago.

    In most cases, the lucky ones, mothers are the Linus blankets of our early lives. We hang on as long as we can. Early on, we can’t go to sleep without them nearby. When we think of our most cherished childhood memories, moms typically…