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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.
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|218 E. Midland Avenue
P.O. Box 336
Woodland Park, CO 80866
|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
334 Circle Drive
P.O. Box 252
Florissant, CO 80816
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
|Wed.,Thu., Fri.||10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
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 $2.oo.
Checkout loan periods
|Music CDs||21 days|
All items except Interlibrary Loans and Homeschooling may be renewed for two additional loan periods, unless the item has been put “On Hold” by another patron. Renewals may be made in person, by phone or online.
Fines for Overdue Materials
|Music CDs||$ .10/day|
Books, Audiobooks, Music CDs have a grace period of 3 days.
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.
Carol Holcomb, Board Chair
Linda Appelbaum, Vice Chair
Sherry Carr, Sec./Treas.
Susan Frindt, Member
Sue Griswold, Member
Sandra King, Member
Betsy Anderson, Member
Michelle Dukette, Director
The Rampart Library District would like to welcome our newest Library Trustee Betsy Anderson. On becoming a member of the Library District Board of Trustees, she states: “It is important to be active in the community that I live in. I take all volunteer commitments seriously. I volunteer to make a difference with my skills and interest. The Library is a critical resource to the health of our community and I would like to be a part of helping ensure its ongoing success. “In addition to being a Library Trustee, she is involved with the Pikes Peak Council of the Aging, The Pikes Peak Weaving Guild, VITA tax assistance in Teller County and the Ute Pass Social Club.
February 9, 2016
March 8, 2016
April 12, 2016
May 10, 2016
June 14, 2016
July 12, 2016 ** The meeting for July 12th has been cancelled. Regular meetings will resume on August 9th **
August 9, 2016 ** This meeting will be held in Florissant **
September 13, 2016
October 11, 2016
November 8, 2016
December 13, 2016
Meetings begin at 4:00 pm in the Board Room of the Woodland Park Public Library, 218 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park. Any changes will be posted in the libraries.
- 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).
The Rampart Library District will be closed if the RE-2 School District closes due to weather conditions.
Holiday Closures for 2016
January 1 for New Years
January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 15 for Presidents’ Day
March 27 for Easter
May 29-30 for Memorial Day
July 3-4 for Independence Day
August 5-6 for the Mountain Arts Festival (Woodland Park only)
September 4-5 for Labor Day
September 17-18 for OctoberFest (Woodland Park only)
October 10 for Columbus Day
November 11 for Veteran’s Day
November 24-25 for Thanksgiving
December 24-26 for Christmas
December 31 for New Year’s Eve
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