Fort Lewis Mesa Librarian’s Welcome

Due to COVID-19 our library will be tentatively closed until ?. (For 9R District updates link) But you can still check out material. Call Chris at 970-588-3331 ext. 3802

FORT LEWIS MESA CURBSIDE LIBRARY EXCHANGE OPENS 

The service will be available from 11:00-7:00 Tuesday through Friday, until further notice.. 

You can request materials by calling the library at 588-3331 ext. 3802 or emailing at chris.conrad.swlpld@gmail.com. You can request general subject matter or specific titles found in the library catalog at destiny.durangoschools.org. 

You can pick up your materials from the pick-up bin or by calling the library from the parking lot and we’ll bring your materials out to you. You may also return previously checked out material in the return bin. Both bins will be located by the front door. 

Don’t have a library card? You can fill out our library card application (link) or by phone (970-588-3331 ext. 3802 ). 

We’re happy to be serving you again!

Welcome to Fort Lewis Mesa Public Library!

Here at the branch we provide a warm, safe, welcoming environment for community members to find interesting, informative and entertaining materials to enrich their lives. We’re happy to see you and even happier to help you find what you are looking for. Stop in and take advantage of this community resource.

We’re here for you!

Mrs. Chris Conrad,
Fort Lewis Mesa Public Library – Library Manager  

11274 Colorado State Hwy. 140
Hesperus, Colorado, 81326

Phone (970) 588-3331 ext. 3802 
chris.conrad.swlpld@gmail.com

Here are some helpful links:
Durango Library’s Search Engine
Fort Lewis Mesa Destiny Library Catalogue

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the library hours?
>>> Due to COVID-19 we are closed. <<<
Normally, Fort Lewis Mesa Public Library is open Tuesday through Friday from 2:00PM – 7:00PM.
How do I get a library card?
Please bring a photo ID and proof of address. Library cards are free. We also have Courtesy Cards for those without a physical address or who will be in our area for an extended stay.
What is our overdue fines policy?
We do not charge fines.
Patrons are only charged replacement cost for lost or damaged items.
How many items can I check out?
Enough
Do you have a computer I can use?
Yes!
Can I scan or print at the library?
Yes!
Is there wi-fi access?
Yes!
Can we come hang out at the library?
Of course. Please come browse, use computers, use your own electronic devices, read, play with the Legos, puppets, train, or board games.
What is there for my children to do at the library?
In addition to books to read, we have puppets, wooden blocks, a wooden train, Lego table, board game and jigsaw puzzles to use.
Are there any special programs?
During the school year, we have Storytime every Wednesday at 2:30.
We read several books on a theme and then do a related craft or activity.
In the summer, the library sponsors the Summer Reading Program.
We host the Ornament Extravaganza in December.
This is a make-and-take community drop-in event.
We hope to add more adult and family programs in the upcoming months.
Can I donate books?
Yes! Please see the Friends of the Library page for specific guidelines.
Books may be dropped off at the library.
How can I contact the library?
Our phone number is 970-588-3331.
Or you can email, chris.conrad.swlpld@gmail.com
How can I contact the Friends of the Library?
Email, friends.swlpld@gmail.com
How can I contact the SWLP Library District Board of Trustees?
Email, swlplibrary@gmail.com
How can I contact the SWLPLD Website team?
Email, webpage.swlpld@gmail.com