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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of November 30, 2020

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Monday, November 30

No Public Meetings

Tuesday, December 1

4:30 PM     Special City Council Study Session

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

City of Durango Launches Business Relief Fund

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The City of Durango is launching the Business Relief Fund to assist businesses with expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was created to encourage recovery, resilience and long-term viability of local small businesses and nonprofit organizati...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Durango Public Library Updates Curbside Hours

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Durango Public Library has reduced curbside pick-up hours to 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The Library is offering curbside-only service at this time. The reduction in hours is due to La Plata County’s move to COVID-19 Dial...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Reservations Required for Recreation Center & Chapman Hill Ice Rink

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Starting Friday, November 20, community members will need to make reservations to use the Durango Community Recreation Center. This is to comply with new capacity limits associated with La Plata County’s move to COVID-19 Dial Level Red: Severe R...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

City of Durango Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

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The following is the City’s schedule for Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27:

  • City administrative offices will be closed November 26 & 27. This includes City Hall, River City Hall, Police Station and Substation, Transit Center, Greenmount Cem...
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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Report Recognizes Durango as Gold Medal Winner for Recycling

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The annual State of Recycling and Composting Colorado Report has jointly recognized Durango and Aspen for having the highest 2019 recycling rates outside of the Front Range. Both cities had recycling rates of 33 percent.

Durango was among Colorado communi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

City of Durango Service Adjustments Due to COVID-19

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The City of Durango, as a result of  La Plata County’s move to Level Orange – High Risk on the COVID-19 dial, is making service adjustments to meet Level Orange requirements and help ensure the safety of City employees and the...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Durango Transit Walmart Stop to be Relocated Nov. 13

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Effective Friday, November 13, the Durango Transit bus stop located in the Walmart parking lot will be relocated to the southwest corner of the building on Dominguez Way. A map showing the new location is below. 

Pick-up time will remain the same,...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Durango Parks and Recreation Department Earns National Accreditation

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Durango Parks and Recreation Department has earned reaccreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). This accomplishment was awarded during the 2020 Na...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving Closure

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Have a happy & safe Thanksgiving!

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Curbside Pick-Up Only

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Due to the move to Level Red: Severe Risk, the Library is limiting curbside pick-up to 10am-1pm, Tuesday-Saturday. We are required to limit the number of staff working in the building at any given time. This has led to the reduction in curbside hours. We ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Bookstore closed

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With the move to COVID Level Red, Lela's Place Bookstore at the Durango Public Library is closed and will not accept donations at this time. Thank you for your understanding.


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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 can either stop by the...

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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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