Summit County libraries have issues
Ryan Summerlin March 3, 2013
The three branches of your Summit County Library carry an amazing variety of magazines for your information, knowledge and entertainment. Some of them are available at all three branches, but each branch has titles unique to itself.If you are looking to learn something about personal finance and investing, several titles are available. Barrons with its financial investment and stock investing news is at the main branch in Frisco, and all three branches carry the Wall Street Journal for business news. Additionally, the main branch carries Bloomberg Business Week, The Economist, Forbes, Fortune and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Main branch and south branch in Breckenridge feature Value Line Investment, which is considered by some to be the most trusted name in investing research. Morningstar Mutual Funds is available for everyone through the library’s website (www.summitcountylibraries.org). On the main page, just click on Research Options and then scroll down; the button to access it is on the lower left.Those of you interested in the outdoor lifestyle whether it be skiing, kayaking, gardening or whatever else sparks your fire can find Backcountry, Backpacker (main and south), Canoe & Kayak, Climbing, Cross Country Skier, Dirt Bike, Field & Stream (north branch in Silverthorne), Fine Gardening, Fly Fisherman, Freeskier, Mountain Bike Action (south and north), Organic Gardening, Outdoor Life, Rock and Ice (main and south), Sail, Ski, Snow Boarder (south), Snowest, Transworld Skateboarding and Transworld Snowboarding (main and north), Triathlete and Western Horseman (main).Several magazines are devoted to Colorado: Colorado Biz, Colorado Gardener (main and south), Colorado Heritage, Colorado History News, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles and Colorado Outdoors (main, south, north). If you’re concerned about your health or a healthy lifestyle, try looking at Cooking Light (main and north), Health, Men’s Health, Natural Health (south and north), Shape (north) and Yoga Journal (south and north). If you are interested in general information, news and fashion, your library has a plethora of magazines for your browsing time: Alaska, Time (main and south), Better Homes and Gardens (main and north), Car & Driver (north), Consumer Reports (main, south, north), Custom Home, Fine Woodworking, Family Handyman, Glamour, Good Housekeeping (main and north), Vogue, National Wildlife, National Geographic (main, south, north), PC World (main and north), People (main, south, north), Psychology Today (main and north) and Utne Reader (main and north).Lastly, don’t forget the kids, for the library’s magazine collections cover all ages from pre-school to teens: BabyBug, Ranger Rick (main and north), Kids Discover, Zoobooks, National Geographic for Kids, Sports Illustrated for Kids (main and south), American Girl and Seventeen (main, south, north).The library staff is constantly reading reviews of books to help decide what books to order and have available for the patrons of the library. Currently available at all three branches is a book review source specifically for you – our patrons. BookPage is a monthly book review publication serving as a broad-based selection guide to the best new books published every month. It tries to recommend the best books for readers of all types, whether those books are literary fiction, romance, history, science fiction, cookbooks, or children’s books. Pick up a copy today and maybe you’ll find something we’ve missed and looks great; then tell us about it.