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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of May 10, 2021

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Monday, May 10 

4:30 pm     Durango Renewal Partnership (URA) Meeting 

Virtual Meeting – Send public comment to Alex.Rugoff@durangogov.org

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Official Lake Nighthorse page provides most accurate information

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Durango Parks and Recreation Department reminds community members to refer to the city’s official Lake Nighthorse page, DurangoGov.org/LakeNighthorse, for accurate information about fees and passes, hours of operations, rules and other details.&...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Durango selected to participate in 2021 LEED for Cities Leadership Program

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The city of Durango is among 15 communities nationwide selected to participate in the 2021 LEED for Cities Local Government Leadership Program. Through the Leadership Program, the city will receive technical and financial support to achieve certification ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Capacity limits removed at Recreation Center beginning May 1

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Capacity restrictions and reservation requirements have been removed at the Durango Community Recreation Center starting Saturday, May 1. This follows San Juan Basin Public Health’s order moving La Plata County to Level Blue.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

City completes new Rotary Park restrooms

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The city of Durango is pleased to announce the opening of the new Rotary Park restrooms and renovated parking lot. The heated restroom facility will help meet the need for year-round restroom facilities in the Durango parks system. It is accessible to Ani...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Mason Center demolition starts April 26

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The city will be demolishing the building at Mason Center Park, located at 301 East 12th Street, starting Monday, April 26. Demolition and site restoration work will tentatively be complete June 4.

The sidewalk and parking along East 12th Street, adjacent ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Durango Police urge residents to take steps to curb rising vehicle theft

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People living in small, close-knit communities such as Durango tend to think they are immune from crimes that plague big cities. That is not the case with property crime, particularly vehicle theft, which is skyrocketing in our community. Theft of vehicle...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Frontier Airlines establishes service at DRO to Denver and Las Vegas

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Durango-LaPlata County Airport (DRO) is pleased to announce Frontier Airlines will be establishing year-round nonstop service between Durango and Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport (LAS), and seasonal nonstop service to Denver Internation...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Do you know a Library Community Champion?

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The Durango Public Library Advisory Board is accepting nominations for the 2021 Library Community Champion Award. Applications are available at DurangoGov.org/Library or at the library information table, adjacent to the stairwell. Applications will be acc...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Brush up on safety knowledge with free community classes

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Durango Fire Protection District and Durango Parks and Recreation are partnering to offer free classes for community members interested in learning about safe practices for outdoor adventures or at home.

“We look at community data from medical a...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Volunteer with Durango Parks and Recreation!

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Are you looking for ways to make a difference in your community? A variety of rewarding volunteer opportunities are available with Friends of Parks and Recreation. The program matches volunteers’ expertise and interests with opportunities including:

  • Parks,...
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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Project Begins in Durango

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Beginning Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Durango, Atmos Energy will commence a series of pipe replacement projects to further increase the safety and reliability of its natural gas system while reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout Colorado.“...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Friends Sidewalk Sale

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Stop by the Friends first sidewalk sale of the season on Friday May 14, 10-3, on the north patio of the Library.  This month we are selling "Mysteries and Histories" in both paperback and hardcover.

$1 a pound, cash or check only. &n...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Library App

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Don't forget to download and install the library's Mobile App which can be found by conducting a search for "Durango Public Library" in Google Play and iOS App Stores.  

With the App you will be able to:

  • Browse the onlin...
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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: April 9, 2021

2021 Library Community Champion

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The Durango Public Library Advisory Board is accepting nominations for the 2021 Library Community Champion Award. Applications are available here or at the library information table, adjacent to the stairwell. Applications will be accepted through Friday,...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Common Grounds Cafe Is Open

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Common Grounds Cafe is open Monday-Friday, 10am to 2pm (curbside service only on Mondays). 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 d...
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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 and pick-up ...
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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: 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 can either stop by the...

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