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An Evening with Author Shelley Walchak

52 Rivers - A Woman's Fly Fishing Journey

Join Douglas County Libraries the evening of Friday, July 17th as we welcome Shelley Walchak author of 52 Rivers - A Woman's Fly Fishing Journey.

Shelley's passions are fly fishing and libraries! In 2013 she fly-fished a river a week, blogged and wrote essays about her adventures hoping to help give courage and inspiration to those in pursuit of their own path to a more passionate life. Her blog is now this book.

Bark for Books

Reading to Dogs Builds Confidence and Self-Esteem

Volunteers and their trained therapy dogs give budding and struggling readers an opportunity to read out loud without the stress of being judged.

Register for a specific appointment time at one of the branches listed below.

Discover Local Artists

Call to Artist Douglas County Libraries supports local art and artists by donating display space to a different artist each month.

Artists wishing to show their work at Douglas County Libraries may submit requests to the staff members listed below. Artists must be 18 years of age or older; artists under the age of 18 may submit their works through their school’s art program.

Artists must submit 5-10 images of their works in one of the following ways: digital photos or a link to an artist’s website via email, or prints or a CD mailed to the desired library location. Art guilds and societies may submit a single group application.

Local Author Showcase Details and Deadlines

Douglas County Libraries is fortunate to be approached by many local authors who would like to share their work with library patrons through presentations and signing events. DCL is a passionate advocate for literacy and lifelong learning, and supports local authors in their efforts.

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