Southwest La Plata Library Director’s Message

Southwest La Plata Library District is seeking an INTERIM LIBRARY DIRECTOR

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Library District Director. 
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to
Finalists will be notified of additional application requirements, including providing a portfolio or presentation describing their relevant accomplishments.  


Greetings from your new Library District Director!

My name is Patricia Johnson and I am pleased to be the new Interim Director of the Southwest La Plata Library District. I am a 25-year resident of Southwest Colorado and have a deep love and appreciation for this beautiful corner of the state.  I have worked in education for most of my career and am excited to bring my experience and ideas to the SWLPLD.

We have made some changes recently, including:

• Expanding hours of the Branch libraries. We are now open on Fridays!
• Hiring a new librarian for the Sunnyside branch. Tricia Winslow is ready to help with all your library needs. Chris Conrad continues to serve patrons at Ft. Lewis Mesa.
• Offering Curbside and in-person library services
• Additions to our collections

Our libraries are here to serve you!   Come “check out” what we can do for you!

Contact me at

For questions please write to:

Southwest La Plata Library District 
or mail to 
Southwest La Plata Library District
PO Box 62
Marvel, CO 81329