An Evening with bestselling author Kim Michele Richardson

Join the author of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek discussing the legacy of Kentucky’s ‘blue-skin’ people and the Packhorse Librarian Project. Live-remote on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 7 PM. Details & Registration

Most popular checkouts of 2020

What was the Estes Valley reading and watching in 2020? Every item you check-out is a vote for the types of materials you enjoy. See the complete results.

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New Year’s Resolutions 2021

Looking for ideas? Here are some of the books (digital and print) and audiobooks (downloadable and CDs) to keep you encouraged and inspired through 2021.

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Ukuleles, Telescopes, & Much More

Sure, we check out books. And so much more. Borrow a healing drums kit, or a kit to learn sewing, knitting, or scrapbooking. See what’s in the Library of Things. Available for curbside pick-up too!

Learn a new language in 2021

Pronunciator makes languages fun and easy, with human voices and video content. 163 languages to choose from! Free access with your Library Card. Link to Pronunciator.

Take a class, for your career or for fun

Choose from over 500 online classes: writing, math, resumes, calligraphy, meditation, pie baking, soap making, feng shui, and tons more. All free with your Library Card. Link to Universal Class

Job Opportunities

The Library is hiring a Program & Outreach Services Supervisor, and a Technical Services & Facility Supervisor. Applications due by 5 PM on February 17. Full details at our Job Opportunities page.

Read the Next One Book One Valley

The 2021 One Book One Valley is The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, as chosen by the readers of the Estes Valley. Copies now available for check-out. A month of programs this January. Watch the Video Announcement

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All Aboard the Polar Express

Take a holiday journey to the North Pole! Local storytellers, Kurtis Kelly and Miguel Bernal, recite this classic tale, now on YouTube in both English and Spanish.

Grab and Go — for the holidays

We’ve got take-home kits to keep you inspired this season: Holiday Ornament Decorating for kids, and the Decorative Pinecone Kit for adults. Reserve a Grab and Go kit.