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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Ready To Reopen!

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The Durango Public Library building will open with limited hours beginning March 2. The building will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Curbside pick-up will be available for those who need it from 9 to 10 a.m.

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Placing Holds and Curbside Service

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  Place holds in our online catalog, and then wait for the email or text message that they are ready for pick-up.  After notification, you can:

    • Stop by during our open hours from 10am-4pm, Tuesday – Saturday an...
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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Common Grounds is Open!

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Common Grounds Cafe will operate Tuesday-Friday, 10am to 2pm. We have pastries and sandwiches from Bread Bakery and coffee from local roasters, Desert Sun. Our drink menu includes common cafe beverages as well as adventurous drink inventions by CGC employ...
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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Request Tax Forms

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The Colorado State tax form with instructions  and the Federal 1040 and 1040-SR forms with instructions can be picked up in the lobby of the Library, Tuesday – Saturday from 10am-4pm.    If you need o...

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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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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Mediterranean Diet


Don't be put off by the word "diet!" The Mediterranean Diet really refers to a pattern of eating- a pattern that few would argue is hard to follow. Best of all, there is strong evidence suggesting the Mediterranean Diet is beneficial fo...

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Posted on: February 20, 2021

Indie Lens Pop Up: Coded Bias

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When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that most facial-recognition software does not accurately identify darker-skinned faces, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in algorithms. As it turns out, artificial intelligence (AI...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

March Book Club


Looking for a non-traditional book club? Then join to us to discuss whatever you've been reading or watching lately!

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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? Activity Kits - a great way to keep kids of all ages involved with the library - are available at our curbside pickup every Tuesday through Saturday.  

Activity Kits include the nece...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Try A Hold Shelf Surprise

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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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