Welcome to Sunnyside Library!

Kids at Sunnyside Community Library
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Balloon animals for all!
Ruby Balloon creates animals for our readers.
Children enjoy summer reading activities outdoors.
Afterschool Fun
Kids playing with magnet blocks at Sunnyside Community Library
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Balloon animals for all!
Ruby Balloon creates animals for our readers.
Children enjoy summer reading activities outdoors.
Afterschool Fun
Kids playing with magnet blocks at Sunnyside Community Library
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The Sunnyside Library is located inside the beautiful Sunnyside Elementary School. We serve the children, faculty, and staff of Sunnyside School as well as the public.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 3 – 7 pm
Saturday (begins Sept 9) 10 am – 2 pm

Come and see us!

Call if you have questions!

Sunnyside Library
75 County Road 218
Durango, CO 81303

PH: 970-375-3816

Curbside service is available, please call 970-375-3816 or send a request via our contact page.

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Musical notes on a scale, a drum and pile of books above the words "Book Bop" Music, movement, stories and fun for kids 2-4 yrs old and their caregivers. Tuesday at 2 pm, Sunnyside Library. Below the text are three young children dancing around musical notes. The Sunnyside/Southwest La Plata Library District logo shows an open book with "magic" floating above the pages.
We are open during construction!
Sunnyside Library, Southwest La Plata Library District.
Please enter through the cafeteria. Thanks for your understanding.
Decorative images with the text Adventure Begins at Your Library. Sunnyside Library Summer Reading Program. Wednesdays at 10 am, June 5-July 17. Fun activities, crafts, books, & prizes for kids through age 12! Come to one or all programs! Please note that this schedule is subject to change. Jun 5: Adventure Begins at Your Library "Kick off Party". Jun 6: (Thursday): Bike Rodeo. Jun 12: Southwest Adventures-Horsing Around. Jun 19: Adventures in Camping. Jun 26: Adventures in Space. Jul 3: no program. Jul 10: Adventures at Sea-Princesses and Pirates (prepare to get wet, Matey.) Jul 17: Adventures Around the World Awards Party. For more information, email cindy@swlplibrarydistrict.org. Fort Lewis Mesa Library, 11274 HWY 140, Hesperus, CO 81326. (970) 375-3816.
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Frequently Asked Questions

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 the replacement cost for lost or damaged items.

 

How many items can I check out?

Enough

 

Do you have a computer I can use?

Yes, we have a public workstation for patron use. 

 

Can I scan or print at the library?

Yes, however there is a ten cent per page charge to cover the cost of ink and paper.

 

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.

Is inter-library loan service available?

Yes. The 127 member libraries of AspenCat participate in resource sharing. We can place the request for you or you can do it yourself using the online catalog.

 

Are books the only thing I can check out?

No. We have DVD’s, audio books, puppets, Launchpads, Busy Boxes and State Park passes!

 

Do you have eBooks and audiobooks?

Yes. Easy peasy. Download the app and the  resources can be accessed from our online catalog.