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Public Library

Costilla County
Public Library System:

Costilla County Public Library
& Blanca-Fort Garland Library

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Costilla County Public Library
PO Box 351
418 Gasper Street
San Luis, CO  81152

Phone#:
  (719) 672 – 3309
Fax#:      (719) 672 – 3309

Alice Sanchez, Library Director
Email: ccplsanluis@yahoo.com

Library Hours:
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

During the school year there is “Story Time “ for preschool children on every Wednesday from 10am – 11 am. Not only is there a book read, but there is also design and activity to do after the reading.

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Blanca-Ft. Garland Library
2nd Floor Blanca-Ft. Garland Community Center
P.O. Box 310
17591 E. Highway 160
Blanca, CO 81123

Phone#: (719) 379-3945
Fax#: (719) 379-3945

Email:
ccplnorth@fone.net

Library Hours:
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Wednesday
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday

Fall, Winter, and Spring Hours:
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday
Noon to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday

During the school year there is “Story Time “ for preschool children on every Monday, from 1pm - 2pm. Not only is there a book read, but there is also design and activity to do after the reading.
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Mission Statement:

The mission of the Costilla County Public Library is to be responsive to the needs of the Costilla County residents and visitors in the area of library services.  This includes providing materials and services to all ages for personal enrichment, educational and professional needs.  This is accomplished by providing books, periodicals, electronic media, and office services to our patrons.   

     
Services and opportunities:
  •  Books from either the library’s stock or special requests from InterLibrary Services (a lending relationship with other libraries in Colorado). Audio, large print books and movies can be checked out as well.

     
  • Computer Center with high-speed Internet access and other office programs for patron and visitor use.

 

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  • Office Services include copying, faxing, printing, and assistance with Internet and other computer questions.

 

  • Programs for children and adults are regularly offered. Included are weekly story time for pre-schoolers, and a book club for adults. Watch for other program offerings.

 

  • Partnerships with the local schools and organizations in the county facilitate program development and resource pooling to better meet community need.

 

  • Volunteers are needed and welcomed at either of our branches…please inquire if you are interested.

 

  • Volunteers are needed and welcomed at either of our branches…please inquire if you are interested and can support the library in this way.

 

  • Monetary donations and gifts of books, periodicals, audio or video material are greatly appreciated.

The CCPL and its Board of Directors are grateful to the members of our community for their use of library services, their involvement in our activities, their generous donations of time, money, and materials.  We are working diligently to acquire funding that will enable us to expand operating hours, services and develop new programs for individuals of all ages. 

We offer a special thanks to the Costilla County Commissioners and their staff, the Superintendents of both Centennial and Sierra Grande Schools and the Director of the Blanca-Fort Garland Community Center for their partnership in technology and sharing of resources.  We would not be in a position to do as much, …without you!