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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 80866
719-687-9281
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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 80816
719-748-3939
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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.

We offer visitor cards to out-of-state guests for a fee of $25 for a 3-month period.

Replacement library cards cost $2.oo.

Checkout loan periods

Books 21 days
Audiobooks 21 days
Music CDs 21 days
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
Audiobooks $ .10/day
Music CDs $ .10/day
DVDs $1.00/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.


Board of Trustees

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.

Meetings

November 8, 2016
December 13, 2016  (will meet at 3pm)

January 10, 2017
February 14, 2017
March 14, 2017
April 11, 2017
May 9, 2017
June 13, 2017
July 11, 2017
August 8, 2017
September 12, 2017
October 10, 2017
November 14, 2017
December 12, 2017

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.

 


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).

Closures

The Rampart Library District will be closed if the RE-2 School District closes due to weather conditions.

Planned Closures for 2016

November 11 for Veteran’s Day
November 24-25 for Thanksgiving
December 24-26 for Christmas
December 31 for New Year’s Eve

Planned Closures for 2017

January 1-2             New Year’s Day
January 16              Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 20            Presidents’ Day
April 16                    Easter
May 28-29              Memorial Day
July 4                       Independence Day
August 5-6              Mountain Arts Festival
September 3-4       Labor Day
September 16-17   Oktoberfest
October 9               Columbus Day
November 11          Veterans’ Day
November 23-24   Thanksgiving
December 24-25   Christmas
December 31          New Year’s Eve


What is Your Library Worth to You

What is Your Library Worth to You


Support Your Library

Support Your Library


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