Library Corner: Happy trails from GCLD

Delighted New Calendar year! Here’s hoping that 2022 will be the year we finally get to consider those people visits we have experienced to postpone simply because of journey restrictions. As we ring in the new yr, Grand County Library District would like to give a record of free of charge resources to help make those people journey goals come legitimate.

If your travel designs include things like a far-flung or unique locale, your GCLD library card provides you free entry to Rosetta Stone. You can study up to 30 distinctive languages using the most very rated language-studying procedure in the world.

And do not neglect that you can obtain Overdrive eBooks and audiobooks to assistance go the time when you are in the vehicle or on the airplane. Just put in the cost-free Libby app to instantaneously download your favored authors and titles. You can also accessibility journals via the Libby application.

Talking of magazines, use the Flipster app to down load current and previous difficulties of your favorite publications. Check out out as lots of as you like and retailer them on your product indefinitely to study at your leisure. These digital journals are identical to the print versions you’d purchase at the newsstand.

Your GCLD library card will even give you speedy access to prime newspapers, no subject wherever you are in the earth. You can go through The Denver Post, The New York Occasions, The Wall Avenue Journal, as nicely as hundreds of other local and countrywide newspapers with NewsBank.

And of course, you can test out actual physical copies of journey guides and journey movies from your neighborhood department.

Nonfiction travel titles you may perhaps obtain interesting contain “Bicycling with Butterflies: My 10,201-Mile Journey Next the Monarch Migration” by Sara Dykman or “Atlas of the Invisible: Maps & Graphics that Will Change How You See the World” by James Cheshire.

If you never see what you’re hunting for on our cabinets, you can request objects from other branches and library districts by applying our on the web catalog at Our catalog has guides from Lonely Earth, Rick Steves, Frommers, Foders, and extra.

Is your vacation vacation spot closer to house? In that scenario, GCLD’s neighborhood branches have a huge assortment of fold-out path maps and books about well-known hiking spots all above Colorado and surrounding areas. You can test out a single or several to have in your backpack though you examine the stunning trails in our county, state, and past.

If you are traveling with small children, you will absolutely want to get gain of Kanopy, GCLD’s free of charge streaming support for videos, documentaries and exhibits. Not only does Kanopy have a enormous range of programs for older people, but it also involves a special area termed Kanopy Young ones with pleasurable, entertaining and educational content for little ones. The parental controls permit you set the parameters for your child’s viewing, so you can feel safe in what they are viewing.

We are usually searching for journey plans to increase to our department functions. If you have a vacation knowledge or presentation you would like to share with the group, remember to arrive at out to your local library. We would appreciate to include you to our Armchair Traveler Series!

To entry these methods and quite a few additional, log into your library account at and pick out the eBooks & Mastering Resources tab to scroll by way of the alphabetical list of electronic sources.

Really don’t be reluctant to call your area branch if you will need assistance. Our staff members is normally delighted to aid you.