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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of January 18, 2021

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Monday, January 18

City Offices – CLOSED – in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

 

Tuesday, January 19

2:00 pm     Local Licensing Authority

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Most city facilities closed to the public on Jan. 20

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City of Durango facilities and buildings – including City Hall, River City Hall, police station and substation and the Recycling Center – will be closed to the public Wednesday, Jan. 20.  

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Chapman Ski Hill open Monday, Jan. 18 with adjusted hours

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Chapman Ski Hill will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 18, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Regular season hours are 2 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (970) 375-7395 or vi...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

City taps into community grit for Durango Cares! campaign

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The city of Durango has launched the Durango Cares! campaign to promote mask wearing as Durango’s ticket to freedom, supporting community and economic health as the city continues to navigate COVID-19.  

In the initial phase of the campai...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Police department postpones Citizens’ Police Academy

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The Durango Police Department is postponing the 2021 Citizens’ Police Academy (CPA) due to uncertainties around the COVID-19 pandemic. Durango police know community members support their police department and are interested in learning about how...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

City of Durango schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

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The following is the city’s schedule for Monday, Jan. 18:

  • City administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday including City Hall, River City Hall, Police Station and Substation, Gree...
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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Anonymous donor pays for transit passes for veterans

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The city of Durango has received an anonymous donation sponsoring annual Durango Transit passes for veterans in La Plata County. The city expresses sincere gratitude to the donor for this generous gift. 

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Open swim at recreation center begins Friday, Jan. 8

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Open swim for families will resume at the Durango Community Recreation Center Friday, Jan. 8. 

Reservations are required. Find a link to make a reservation for open family swim in the leisure pool at DurangoGov.org/Aquatics. Please include the num...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Virtual neighborhood meetings will be held for parks improvements

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The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting three virtual public meetings to discuss proposed 2021 improvements for Mason Center Park, Hillcrest View Park and Pioneer Park. Meeting links are available DurangoGov.org/zoom

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

City releases more than $820,000 in relief funds to local businesses

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The city of Durango has awarded 218 grants to La Plata County businesses needing assistance with expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants, ranging from $1,100 to $5,700, were released to two rounds of applicants. The second round of relief fundin...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Nominating petitions for City Council candidates available Jan. 14

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The city of Durango will conduct its regular biennial council election on April 6. Three council members are to be elected at-large to represent all residents of the city. The top three vote getters from the final field of candidates will be elected to fo...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

City hosts clothing drive in recognition of King Day of Service

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The city of Durango is hosting a clothing drive in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, a national day of volunteer service. Community members are invited to drop off clean scarves, hats and socks (new or gently used) and new cloth face coverings ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Christmas tree recycling drop-off is at Santa Rita Park

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Christmas trees can be dropped off for recycling at Santa Rita Park Dec. 19 through Jan. 31. The city reminds residents there is no curbside pick-up of Christmas trees.

Residents may drop off their natural trees, free of ornaments and tinsel, at the drop-...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

City Implements New Holiday Trash/Recycling Pick Up Schedule

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The City of Durango will implement a new holiday trash and recycling collection schedule in 2021. Commercial and residential pick up on holiday weeks will be staggered out one day. This schedule will start with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday on M...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

City Offers Restaurants Partial Reimbursement of Delivery Fees

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The City of Durango is offering restaurants and food establishments utilizing third party delivery services reimbursement of fees exceeding 15 percent Dec. 1, 2020 through Jan. 31, 2021. Food establishments must be small businesses as designated by the Sm...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2021

Curbside Hours For MLK & Inauguration Week

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During the week of the MLK Holiday and the Inauguration, the Library will be open for curbside service Tuesday January 19th through Saturday January 23rd, 10AM - 1PM. We will be open for curbside service on Wednesday.

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

How to Find Happiness in the Age of COVID-19

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Email Darcy@PRlibrary.org for login information!

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

Virtual Book Talk

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Join us for a non-traditional book club! Come ready to discuss anything you've been reading or watching lately.

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

9 to 5: the Story of a Movement

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Email spenser.snarr@durangogov.org for login information!

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Curbside Pick-Up Only

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Sign in to your library account using your library card number and Pin # (hint: if you haven't changed it yet your Pin# will be the last 4 numbers of your library card)  Place holds on items you want to check-out.  Wait for the ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Curbside Tips

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Arranging your curbside pick-up can be frustrating! The Library has limited staff in the building each day paired with a limited number of phone lines where calls can be transferred. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

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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: December 18, 2020

Best Books Of 2020

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Browse recommended reads for kids, teens, and adults selected by our library staff.

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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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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:

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