Personal tools
You are here: Home Online Resources
Ask A Librarian

24/7 Reference help

Text 970-497-2131 and enter TOV as the first three characters of the text, then type your question.

or chat below

"In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness, folly, envy, rage, and destructiveness, and I wonder whether we shall not end up as breakfast for newts and polyps, I seem to hear the muffled cries of all the words in all the books with covers closed."

—Leo C. Rosten

 

National News From NPR

Bank Of America Reaches Record Settlement Over Mortgage Meltdown  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:24:00 -0400
The nation's second-largest bank has agreed to pay nearly $17 billion to settle allegations that it misled investors into buying toxic mortgage-backed securities. 
An Officer Shot A Black Teen, And St. Louis Rioted — In 1962  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:13:00 -0400
As we unpack St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest amid continuing protests in Ferguson, Mo., we find striking parallels between the events of years past and those of the past few weeks. 
Why Restaurant And Hotel Workers May Soon Get A Raise  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:09:00 -0400
Restaurants and hotels are posting new job openings faster than they can fill them. This is a promising sign for the economy. 
Night Of Calm In Ferguson Follows Days Of Unrest  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:11:00 -0400
A day after police detained 47 people, Wednesday night saw barely a handful of arrests in the St. Louis suburb. 
'I Am Thrilled To Be Alive': American Ebola Patients Released From Hospital  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:57:00 -0400
Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol have gone through "a rigorous course of treatment and thorough testing," Emory University Hospital's Dr. Bruce Ribner says. 
Holder Seeks To Soothe Nerves During Visit To Ferguson  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:40:00 -0400
The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting. 
DOJ Ordered To Turn Over List Of Fast And Furious Documents  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:30:00 -0400
A federal judge told the Justice Department to provide Congress with a log of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement tactic known as gun-walking. 
Announcement On Bank Of America Settlement Expected Soon  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:32:00 -0400
The bank has reached a record settlement of nearly $17 billion to resolve a probe into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, according to AP sources. 
U.S. Reveals Failed Special Forces Mission To Rescue Hostages  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:30:00 -0400
The Obama administration's admission comes on the heels of the release of a video by the militant group known as the Islamic State, which depicts the killing of American journalist James Foley. 
Macy's To Pay $650,000 In Settlement Over Alleged Racial Profiling  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:30:00 -0400
The agreement follows a similar deal earlier this month with Barneys. Customers of both department stores said they had been targeted as suspects of theft because of their race. 
From A Father And Son, What It Means To Be A Military Man  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:45:00 -0400
Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too. 
Supreme Court Steps In To Put Hold On Va. Same-Sex Marriage Licences  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:28:00 -0400
The Supreme Court has stayed a Virginia court's ruling which ended the state's ban on same-sex marriages. 
Many Seek Justice In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait Awhile  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:59:00 -0400
Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months. 
SeaWorld Won't Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orcas  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:44:00 -0400
The theme-park company received a citation in 2010 after an orca named Tilikum killed a trainer. Since then, SeaWorld has planned upgrades to its facilities and training. But it still faces criticism. 
In Syria, The U.S. Weighs A Range Of Unpalatable Options  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:17:00 -0400
The U.S. could aid moderate rebels. It could bomb militants of the Islamic State. Or it could sit on the sidelines as the war plays out. There are many choices, but none appears promising. 
Library Catalog

Search for by   Advanced 

View My Account

 

Ask A Librarian
AskColorado: Ask a Question
« August 2014 »
August
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31