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Mission Statement

The District’s mission is to respond to the dynamics of a rapidly changing community by providing access to reliable sources of information, education, research, technology and entertainment as well as programs and services in support of these areas with prompt professional service in a welcoming environment.


Employment

Please click here for employment information for the Rampart Library District.


Locations

Woodland Park Library

WPPL.gif 218 E. Midland Avenue
P.O. Box 336
Woodland Park, CO 80866719-687-9281Map

LIBRARY HOURS

Monday CLOSED
Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Florissant Public Library

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334 Circle Drive
P.O. Box 252
Florissant, CO 80816719-748-3939Map

LIBRARY HOURS

Monday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday CLOSED
Wed.,Thu., Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED

Your Library Card

Library Cards

To get a library card you must be a resident in the RE-2 School District or have a current library card from any Colorado Library Card (CLC) library. Please visit either of our libraries (Woodland Park or Florissant) and bring a current/valid photo ID and proof of a local address.

Acceptable photo IDs include: driver’s license, passport, military or school ID or any other government-issued identification

Acceptable forms for proof of address include: driver’s license, check book, car registration, voter registration, postmarked mail with your name on it, utility deposit receipt or bill, mortgage or lease agreement

We honor cards from other Colorado libraries as part of the Colorado Library Card (CLC) project. A card from the Rampart Library District will be issued with proof of address to these cardholders.

Replacement library cards cost $2.oo.

Checkout loan periods

Books 21 days
Books on Tape/CD 21 days
Music CDs 21 days
Videos/DVDs 7 days

All items except Interlibrary Loans and Homeschooling may be renewed for two additional loan periods, unless the item has been put “On Hold” by another patron.  Renewals may be made in person, by phone or online.

Fines for Overdue Materials

Books $ .10/day
Books on Tape/CD $ .10/day
Music CDs $ .10/day
Videos/DVDs $1.00/day

Books, Books on Tape/CD, Music CDs have a grace period of 3 days.
Videos/DVDs have a grace period of 1 day.
If the item is returned after the grace period, the fine will be assessed beginning the day after the original due date.


Board of Trustees

Sandra King, Board Chair
Carol Thomas, Vice Chair
Carol Holcomb, Sec./Treas.
Susan Frindt, Member
Linda Appelbaum, Member
Anne Knowles, Director

Meetings

Rampart Library District Board of Trustees
Meets the 2nd Tuesday Evening of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Sharon R. Quay Board Room of the Woodland Park Public Library unless otherwise posted in the Woodland Park Public Library and the Florissant Public Library.*

*Upcoming Meetings:
October 7
November 12

Board Openings

The Rampart Library District Board of Trustees is currently accepting applications.  Applicants must be a registered voter in the Teller County RE-2 School District and have lived in the District for at least one year.

Expectations for Board Members

  • Have demonstrated an interest in the Library District
  • Ability to learn and understand the financial issues of the District
  • Ability to work with the current Board members
  • Become informed on the duties and responsibilities of being a Board member
  • Be an informed advocate for the Library District
  • Willing to attend Board meetings and other Library events
  • Willing to serve on Board committees

Board Application Information

Board Application

Applications may be turned in at either of our library locations.

 


Library History

  • 1966 – Building at corner of Memorial Park (Clothes Closet building) with donated books served as the Woodland Memorial Library.
  • 1968 – City of Woodland Park made the Library a line item and began paying for staff and collection.
  • 1976 – Library became a Special District and district mil levy paid for staff, collection, and operation.
  • 1977 – Moved into building across from Post Office.  Building donated by Masons and moved onto City property.  A former Board member ran a small library in the corner of the Florissant Grange for which the District donated some books.
  • 1980 – Community of Florissant requested a branch library.  The Florissant Branch of Rampart Library District opened in the Community Building provided by  the County,  which also housed the Volunteer Fire Department.
  • 1983 – Woodland Park Library purchased and moved to log cabin at 811 Lafayette.
  • 1995 – Florissant Community Building was sold and Florissant Library moved into building behind Florissant Grange (rented from Grange). 2001 – Mil levy and bond issue passed for the District, providing funds to build and operate new libraries in Woodland Park and Florissant.
  • 2001 – Intergovernmental agreement between the District and the City of Woodland Park for land for the new Woodland Park Public Library at 218 East Midland Avenue.
  • 2001 – Intergovernmental agreement between the District and the Teller County Board of Commissioners for land for new Florissant Public Library at 334 Circle Drive.
  • 2003 – November, new Woodland Park Public Library opens (29,000 square feet).
  • 2004 – April, new Florissant Public Library opens (6700 square feet).

Closings

Holiday Closures for 2014
December 30, 2013 thru January 1, 2014 for New Years
January 20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 17 for Presidents’ Day
April 20 for Easter
May 25 & 26 for Memorial Day
July 4 for Independence Day
August 2 & 3 for the Mountain Arts Festival
August 31 & September 1 for Labor Day
October 13 for Columbus Day
November 11 for Veteran’s Day
November 27 & 28 for Thanksgiving
December 24& 25 for Christmas
December 31 for New Year’s


What is Your Library Worth to You

What is Your Library Worth to You


Support Your Library

Support Your Library


Volunteer @ Your Library!

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