It’s time for the West Custer County Library’s
Summer Reading Program!

This summer “Every Hero Has a Story” and library goers of all ages will discover their favorite heroes, perhaps even the hero within. Please check out our Summer Reading Program page or visit the library for more information.

Summer Reading is for ADULTS, too!

Pick up your summer bingo sheet to start today!  Read the books you want to read and try some new things through the library to win fabulous prizes from local businesses, restaurants and artisans.  Black out your bingo sheet to enter the drawing for a $100 GIFT CARD from BARNES & NOBLE!

Also, don’t miss our FREE summer event series for adults.  Here’s the full lineup [PDF].  Some events require pre-registration, so call (783-9138) or stop by the library today!

The Friends of the Library Arts & Crafts Fair

Thu., July 16 3-6 p.m.
Fri, July 17, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat., July 18, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

CRAFTERS: Get your application forms from the library or download them from the Friends page.

No time for Facebook?

Don’t miss another fabulous free library event or life-altering new service!
Sign up for Check It Out, our super-short monthly eblast.


Check out our catalog with access to 1 million books and movies from over 70 Colorado libraries.
Have you upgraded your library card yet?
We switched to a new system with access to many more books and movies, including ebooks, in Feb. 2014.  To access the new account online, please stop by the library to upgrade your card.
Click for photos of the traveling library gnomes.
Take a look at our first traveling gnome VIDEO. (Thank you, Jim Gearhart, for taking Dewey to Africa!)


Handy Dandy Online Tools from Your Library:

Custer County CO GED test, SAT and ACT prep.Practice for ACTs/SATs or your GED. Middle School and High School skills improvement lessons and practice tests in Math, Social Studies, English, Science and more. Job search and workplace skills. Military and Officer Candidate test prep. THANK YOU Ex in Ed for partnering with the library to provide this valuable service to the community!
Britannica OnlineAn online encyclopedia with a wealth of information and photos and a wide variety of topics.
EBSCO Research DatabasesWith databases full of articles on every topic under the sun – from health to history to auto repair – this tool is your go-to for every day and educational research.
Mango Languages link Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Parlez-vous français? Je, kuongea Kiswahili? It’s time! Choose from over 50 languages, and don’t forget to try Mango Premiere (watch a movie and learn a language). Start by choosing a language, then choose Conversations for the language course or select a movie.
Past Perfect Local History ArchivesNEW!  Do some of your local history research online using our online search tool.  Contact the library at 783-9138 if you have questions or would like to know more about what you find.
Colorado Historic Newspapers linkSearch or browse local newspapers such as the Wet Mountain Tribune, the Rosita Index and the Silver Cliff Rustler from 1859 to 1923.

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