Upcoming Adult Events


Author to Discuss New High Altitude Cookbook

On Saturday, June 29th at 1 p.m. Denver cookbook author Nicole Hampton will be at the West Custer County Library Community Room to discuss her new cookbook “Sugar High: Sweet and Savory Baking in Your High-Altitude Kitchen.”  Hampton has battled the altitude first hand in her Denver kitchen as she created and tested her high-altitude sweet and savory recipes.  The author will be available to sell and sign books following the presentation.

Hampton is known for the popular food blog Dough-Eyed which is featured on Buzzfeed and DiningOut.com.  Her high-altitude baking secrets are revealed in her very first cookbook.  It is Hampton’s goal for your baked goods to come out perfectly!


Community Garden Event

On Saturday June 22 at 10:00 a.m. join Ann Marie Donoho Lasswell of Sustainable Ways and the Custer County Library at the Community Garden.  Lasswell will share points of interest in the planting common areas and demonstrate composting.  Learn about high-altitude gardening tips and soil composition from experienced gardeners.  Program attendees will meet at the community garden which is located on the east side of the Custer County High School parking lot.  The community garden is welcoming new members.

For more information on this free library event, please contact Cathy at 719-783-9138 or email cathy@westcusterlibrary.org. 


Author Talk

On Wednesday, June 19th at 10:00 a.m. local resident and author Bill Christie will discuss his book “Precautionary Measures … a primer of what ifs…” at the West Custer County Library Community Room.  His book is a primer of information for preparedness, self-reliance, and survival.  Christie says “the premise of the book is to challenge the reader to think about their life and then design, develop, and implement their personalized plan to be ready for uncertain times and chaos.”  The author will be selling and signing his book after the presentation.


Coffee with a Community Leader

John Carroll & Ted Ballard

Veteran’s Services Office

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
West Custer County Library Community Room,

209 Main Street in Westcliffe, CO


The Custer County Chamber of Commerce has announced the next date in a series of informational seminars for the Custer County community.
“Coffee with John Carroll and Ted Ballard” will begin at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, June 18 at the Community Room of the West Custer County Library, 209 Main Street in Westcliffe.
Come and meet John and Ted over coffee.
As always, a question and answer period will follow.  All citizens of the county are invited to attend.  Coffee and juice will be provided.

RSVP to the Chamber office at 719-783-9163

Sponsored by the Custer County Chamber of Commerce and the West Custer County Library.


Book Folding Workshop

Join Cyndi Pink as she upcycles old books and teaches the art of book folding at the West Custer County Library Community Room on Saturday, June 15, from 10:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m.  Book folding is considered to be a new use for an old book that turns it into a work of art.  Attendees will spell the word inspire using a pattern and the book folding process, all supplies will be provided.  Sign up is required space is limited, call (719) 783-9138, stop by, or email cathy@westcusterlibrary.org to reserve your space.











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