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Posted on: October 9, 2021

COVID updates

  • Please remember the federal mandate is in place nationwide requiring masks in all airports and public transportation facilities as well as on aircraft and transportation vehicles. We appreciate you keeping your mask on while at DRO and throughout your fli...
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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Schedule of meetings for the week of Oct. 25, 2021

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Please see the schedule of meetings (PDF) for the City of Durango for the week of Oct. 18, 2021. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings.

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Chapman Hill Ice Rink is open with additional public skate times

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Chapman Hill Ice Rink opened earlier this month with more public skate options, including weekly Disco Nights on Fridays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Public Skate on Sundays is from 2:30 to 5 p.m.  

Ice rink admission i...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Durango seeks public input for annual City Manager review

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The City of Durango launched a survey today requesting feedback on interactions with the City Manager in 2021 per the annual review process.

The City Charter requires City Council to conduct an annual review of the City Manager. Residents’ feedba...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Feed pigs, not bears: Drop off pumpkins and leaves Nov. 1-2

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The city of Durango is partnering with the CSU Extension Office, The Good Food Collective, Bear Smart Durango and Pine River Shares to host the annual pumpkin drop-off in Durango and Bayfield. Residents are encouraged to drop off jack-o-lanterns, gourds, ...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Share your ideas for multimodal improvements!

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Is it difficult to get around Durango without a car? Do you wish your neighborhood was more walkable or accessible? Do you have ideas on how to make Durango’s transportation network more equitable? The city is updating the Multimodal Transportat...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 13, 2021

REVISED Durango collects more lodgers tax than anticipated

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The swift recovery of Durango’s tourism economy this summer has resulted in the collection of more lodgers tax under the April ballot measure than estimated. State law requires the city either refund the money to tourists who paid the excess tax...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Animas River Trail improvements north of Rank Park begin today, Oct. 12

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A resurfacing project on the Animas River Trail between Rank Park and Demon Bridge starts today, Oct. 12. Rank Park is just north of Junction Creek and Demon Bridge crosses the river just north of Durango High School. 

The project will begin with ...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 8, 2021

LPEA begins Bodo Park line project. Animas River Trail will be re-routed

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La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) has begun Phase I of a project replacing roughly one mile of underground line serving the Bodo Park area. A section of the Animas River Trail will be closed weekdays during Phase I of the project, which will be complet...

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View LPEA news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Fall/Winter Enrichment Activity Guide now available in Spanish

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Fall/Winter Enrichment Activity Guide now available in Spanish

Durango, CO:  Durango Parks and Recreation Department has released the Fall/Winter Enrichment Activity Guide in Spanish. It is available to download at DurangoGov.org/ActivityGuide.&am...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 1, 2021

City launches online Financial Transparency Portal

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The City of Durango has launched an online financial transparency portal that allows the public to check the status of the city’s finances 24/7. The online budget program, through OpenGov, improves financial transparency and allows residents to ...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Delta Air Lines leaving Durango-La Plata County Airport

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Delta Air Lines has announced daily nonstop flights between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) will be cancelled, effective Nov. 1, 2021. 

The Delta Connection service, operated by SkyWest Airlines...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Fall Cleanup begins Oct. 4: Leaves and tree trimmings accepted

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Fall Cleanup will occur Monday, Oct. 4 through Friday, Oct. 29. City crews will be moving through residential neighborhoods picking up the following materials:

  • Tree trimmings and branches less than 8 feet in length and less than 8 inches in diameter
  • Bagged ...
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Posted on: October 21, 2021

FOL Bookmark Winners

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Check out the winners of the 2021 Friends Of The Library Bookmark Contest!

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Interlibrary Loan Service Is Back

Interlibrary Loan Services are Back! (450 x 450 px)

If we don't have it, another library might!

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

October Teen Time

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Come join the fun!

Library News Flash
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Annual Book Sale

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Find your next great read.

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Native American Heritage Dance

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Come celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the library! Join us for a performance of Heritage Dancers featuring Southern Ute Indian Tribal dancers, drummers, and singers. 

For more information contact Spenser Snarr, Librarian 970-375-4879 or...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Literary Festival Postponed

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Lela's Place Bookstore Hours

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The FRIENDS sponsor year-round programs for adults, children and teens. We provide funding for the annual Literary Festival and its guest authors. We help the Durango small-business community through workshops. We have purchased toddler-friendly computers...

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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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Library News Flash
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 online catalog
  • Place ite...
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Library News Flash
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 stop by the librar...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Animas River Trail improvements north of Rank Park begin Oct. 12

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A resurfacing project on the Animas River Trail between Rank Park and Demon Bridge starts today, Oct. 12. Rank Park is just north of Junction Creek and Demon Bridge crosses the river just north of Durango High School. The project will begin with tree prun...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fall/Winter Enrichment Activity Guide now available

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The Activities Guide includes all youth and adult programs offered through the Parks and Recreation Department. View or download the guide in English and Spanish. Limited copies also are available at the Recreation Center, Chapman Hill and Durang...

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