Upcoming Adult Events


Free SBDC Business Planning Workshop

The Southern Colorado Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) in collaboration with the West Custer Library and the Custer County Economic Development Corporation will offer a free business planning workshop for existing business owners and stakeholders. The workshop will be held in the Library’s Community Room on Monday, November 4th from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  A business plan can be used to evaluate business opportunities, quantify the resources required for growth, and lay out a road map for implementation.  Chaimie Pewitt, Executive Director of the Southern Colorado (SBDC) will be the featured speaker and facilitator.  Come learn how to create new business possibilities for your business to grow!

To register, please contact the SBDC by phone 719-549-3224, or by email at southernco@coloradosbdc.org


A Halloween Reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven”

Celebrate Halloween at the West Custer County Library with a reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” on October 31st at 11 a.m.   Local resident Joe McCarthy will perform a read aloud. “The Raven” is a narrative poem first published in 1845.  The poem is known for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere.  It tells of a talking raven’s mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man’s slow fall into madness.


Ted Talks Weather

Custer County weather is a frequent topic of conversation among the residents.  The West Custer County Library welcomes retired librarian and meteorologist, Ted Ballard on Friday, October 25th at 10 a.m. to discuss the weather in the Wet Mountain Valley.  Ballard will address what type of weather is expected for the late fall and the approaching winter.


Chess Club

Dan Shannon is back and ready to play chess or teach attendees how to play. The Custer County Library Chess Club meets at the Library Community Room the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.  Please note there is a new start time commencing at 4:30 p.m.  Whether you are new to the game, looking for a formidable opponent or seeking to refresh your chess skills the club welcomes players of all abilities. Teens are encouraged to drop in and enjoy the fun. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

































Recurring Events

Book Club – Last Wednesday of the month at 11 am

Inter-agency  Meeting – Second Thursday of the Month at 11:15 am

Scrabble Club – Second and Fourth Wednesdays, 2 – 5 pm

Chess Club – Second and Fourth Tuesdays 4:30 pm