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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of October 26, 2020

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Monday, October 26

6:00 PM    Planning Commission

       Virtual Meeting – Send public comment to plansrvcs@durangogov.org

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Weed Abatement Scheduled at Riverview Infields & Durango Softball Complex

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The City of Durango promotes Best Management Practices in the stewardship of City land management to ensure the safe enjoyment of parks and open spaces in the community. The City has contracted with Horizon Environmental Services for noxious weed abatemen...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Upcoming Street Repaving Projects

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Street repaving will start Tuesday, October 27 on Weston Drive between West 2nd Avenue and West 3rd Avenue. Work is expected to be complete by the end of October.

Street repaving will start on Wednesday, November 4 at the intersection of Turner Dr...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Feed Pigs Not Bears: Drop off Pumpkins and Leaves Nov. 1 and 2

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The City of Durango Sustainability Division is partnering with the CSU Extension Office, The Good Food Collective, Bear Smart Durango, Pine River Shares and Table to Farm Compost to host the annual pumpkin drop-off on the Sunday and Monday after Halloween...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Animas River Trail North Extension is Complete!

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The City of Durango Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the Animas River Trail North Extension from Animas City Park to Oxbow Park and Preserve is complete and open to the public. 

The north end of Animas City Park has been impr...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Rotary Park Gazebo Will Be Closed for Improvements

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The gazebo at Rotary Park, located at East 15th Street and East 2nd Avenue, will be closed for repairs beginning Monday, October 19. Gazebo improvements will include new lighting and paint, and wood repair. Work is scheduled to take two weeks, with the ga...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Sign Up for Youth Ice Skating School or Youth House Hockey League

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Chapman Youth Ice Skating School is offering skating lesson for ages three to 18. Ice skating classes are great way to get more comfortable on the ice and are the first step in a progression toward figure skating and hockey. Various options are available ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Upcoming Street Repaving Project

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Street repaving will start Tuesday, October 13 in the East 100 block alley between 11th Street and 12th Street. Work is expected to be complete by the end of October. Drivers are encouraged to follow detour and no parking signage and consider using altern...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

City of Durango Adds Translation Tool to Website

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The City of Durango, in supporting equal access to public information, is now utilizing the Google Translate function on the City's website, DurangoGov.org

A Google icon located in the bottom right corner of the website allows visitors to choose from rough...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Durango Public Library Reopens October 13

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The Durango Public Library building will open with limited hours beginning October 13. The building will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Curbside Pick-Up will continue with new hours, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Facilities staff...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Upcoming Street Repaving Projects

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The following street repaving projects are scheduled to start the week of Oct. 5:

  • Monday, October 5:  Sheppard Drive between Parker Avenue and Turner Drive 
  • Tuesday, October 6:  32nd St from East 7th Avenue to Holly Avenue
  • Wednesda...
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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Parks & Rec Fall/Winter Activities Information Available Online

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Due to COVID-19 and the need for scheduling flexibility, Durango Parks and Recreation Department will not release a traditional Enrichment Guide for Fall/Winter programs. Activities will instead be scheduled in three-month increments and listed on the Cit...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Fire Department and Parks & Rec Offer Free Community Education Classes

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The Durango Fire Protection District and Durango Parks and Recreation are partnering to offer free community education classes at the Durango Community Recreation Center. The classes aim to provide local residents knowledge and skills for safe practices d...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

The Library is open!

Welcome back!

We are opening our doors on Tuesday October 13.  The building will be accessible from 10am-1pm, followed by curbside pick-up from 2-5pm. The Library is going to look and feel different than pre-COVID times, so please visit the update on our web p...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

The Bookstore Is Back!

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From classics to cookbooks, Lela's Place Bookstore is back in business. Thanks to volunteers from the Friends of the Library, the bookstore is open for your browsing pleasure from 10 am - 2 pm, Tuesday - Friday. Donations are accepted from 11 am ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Weekly Activity Kits for Kids and Teens

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Are you missing the youth programming at Durango Public Library? Beginning Tuesday, September 8th, Durango Public Library will be offering weekly Activity Kits for curbside pickup every Tuesday through the end of the year (excluding holiday weeks). &n...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Mobile App Released

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We are pleased to announce that our new Mobile App can be found and installed to your own personal device by conducting a search for "Durango Public Library" in Google Play and iOS App Store.  

With our new app, you will be able to:

  • Brows...
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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Try A Hold Shelf Surprise

Hold Shelf Surprise

Looking for a good book (movie, audiobook, music CD, etc) but not quite sure what you want? Fill out this form and we’ll place around 10 items we think you’ll like on the hold shelf for you. Once you are notified they are ready, you ca...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Get a text when your items are ready for pick-up!

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If you would like to be notified by text rather than email when items you have on hold are ready for pickup you can sign up for SMS text messaging using the steps below:

a.  visit the library online catalog website   (https://dur...

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