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Letter: Business as usual at temporary library location

We are writing to let our residents and summer visitors know that the Pitkin County Library welcomes all at our temporary location at the Old Power House, formerly the Aspen Art Museum. As the steel framework rises on our addition, the move until January allows the construction crews to go full steam ahead and protects our patrons. Librarians are busy checking out books, placing holds for patrons, conducting tech classes and presenting programs for all ages — business as usual. Public-access computers are available, as is free two-hour parking. We moved our complete children’s library collection, so bring the kids.

The library welcomes all visitors to our free services and programs held at our temporary location and around the area. The Summer Opera Lectures will be held in the Wheeler Opera House lobby; join us for three multimedia informative presentations. E-Saturdays offer tech classes on topics such as iPad Basics, iCloud Overview and Zinio. Literature Out Loud will move to Explore Booksellers. Check out Itch to Stitch, a group craft gathering held the second and fourth Tuesday evenings each month. Kids can participate in a Wednesdays on the Mountain class at the top of Aspen Mountain. There is much, much more; check out our events calendar at http://pitcolib.org and updates at http://www.facebook.com/pitcolibrary.

The library is grateful to the city of Aspen for providing our temporary home and to Related and Snowmass Hospitality for safely storing other collections in the Base Village parking structure as they await their new home in the soon-to-be-renovated space at the Mill Street location.

We are here to help with your summer reading and research needs.

Kathy Chandler

Pitkin County librarian

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