Upcoming Adult Events

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.


Hospice 101

Trysten Garcia of Sangre de Christo Hospice and Palliative Care will present a Hospice 101 workshop at the West Custer County Library on Thursday, August 29th, from 1-2 p.m.  The presentation will cover the fundamental differences between palliative care and curative care and the importance of pain and symptom management at the end of life.   The discussion will include when hospice or palliative care is appropriate and some of the diagnoses that are commonly used to qualify patients for hospice services.  Additional resources included in the common hospice benefit will be discussed, and how care and medical equipment is paid for through the various insurances.


Author Event Donna Underwood

Join local author Donna Underwood on Friday, August 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at the West Custer County Library as she debuts her first novel “Mending the Wind.” Learn about her main character Karen Montgomery an enthusiastic college student who is preparing for a career in journalism.  Karen confronts challenges on campus and even the attempted murder of her father.   Can her father transcend hatred and save the family?  The author will be available to sign and sell books following the presentation.


Coffee with a Community Leader

Lisa Drew West Custer County Hospital Executive Director

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
West Custer County Library Community Room,


The Custer County Chamber of Commerce has announced the next date in a series of informational seminars for the Custer County community.
“Coffee with West Custer County Hospital Executive Director Lisa Drew” will begin at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, August 20 at the Community Room of the West Custer County Library, 209 Main Street in Westcliffe.
Please come and meet Lisa Drew.  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
























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