What better way to learn a new skill than to get one-on-one assistance from an expert?

Book-a-Librarian appointments are a convenient way to do just that.

View the options below, and simply click “find an appointment” or contact the resource person identified. For questions about these services, contact us at (970) 586-8116, ext. 3. Most appointments are 30 minutes in the comfortable setting of a library study room.

Technology

Get Help with Tech
Learn to use your tablet, smart phone, eReader, email, social media, video chat, Internet, or apps. Bring your device; we’ll help unlock its potential! Find an appointment

Discover Your Library

Learn about the Digital Collections
Over 600,000 digital books audiobooks, movies, music albums and more are accessible 24/7 from anywhere with your Library card. It’s like our physical collection times 15! Learn how to navigate this wonderful world. Find an appointment

Secrets of the Library Catalog
We’ll share weird and wonderful tips for searching the Library catalog effectively. Find great reads—and research with new confidence!
Please call or email for an appointment
Librarian: Peggy Moore
Phone: (970) 586-8116 ext. 816; email: pmoore@estesvalleylibrary.org

Interlibrary Loan: We’ll Get It For You
Millions upon millions of items are available to borrow from other libraries worldwide. Learn how to search online and place requests. It’s easier than you think! Find an appointment

Find Your Next Favorite Reads
Tell us about your favorite authors or books, and we’ll help you find similar authors and books to enjoy. For kids and families too.
Please call or email for an appointment
Librarian: Cheryl Homan-Wendell
Phone: (970) 586-8116 ext. 823 Email: chomanwendell@evlibrary.wpengine.co

College Planning

Schedule a one-on-one session with Kaye Orten, a retired administrator in higher education.  Orten has served as Vice Chancellor for Student Financial Services at the University of Colorado and has vast experience working within the college admissions process.  In these one hour sessions you may ask questions, learn about college admissions, and get the details you and your family need to get your Teen to college. Find an appointment

Life Choices

Draft Your Advanced Directives
Give your family and yourself the best gift you can give: ensure that your end-of-life wishes are communicated to those that need to know.
Read about the program and make an appointment.

Personal Success

Build Your Small Business
Discover tools to draft your business plan, research competitors, and build a marketing list. Learn about local business consulting resources.
Please call or email for an appointment
Librarian: Cheryl Homan-Wendell
Phone: (970) 586-8116 ext. 823 Email: chomanwendell@evlibrary.wpengine.co

Career Success

We’ll show the resources available to help in assessing your career interests: how to write a winning resume and practice skills for interviewing to land that job you’re seeking.
Please call or email for an appointment
Librarian: Cheryl Homan-Wendell
Phone: (970) 586-8116 ext. 823 Email: chomanwendell@estesvalleylibrary.org

English/Spanish Translation

For English-language learners who need assistance in filling out forms or job applications. For native English speakers who need limited assistance drafting a brief correspondence or notice into Spanish. We’ll help you say it right. “¡Qué bueno!
Please call or email for an appointment
Librarian: Gretel Bock
Phone: (970) 586-8116 ext. 827; Email: gbock@estesvalleylibrary.org

Exam Proctoring

Taking an exam remotely or for an online course? We can help. The Library provides proctoring services, by appointment, during library hours. This service depends on availability of personnel, facilities, and technology. Read more for full details.
Please call to make arrangements
Librarian: Jamie Murphy
Phone: (970) 586-8116 ext. 823 Email: jmurphy@estesvalleylibrary.org

Research Assistance

Whether it’s a topic for class, a research project for your job or business, or just something you’re curious about, we can show you how to search high-quality Library resources.
Please call or email for an appointment
Librarian: Gretel Bock
Phone: (970) 586-8116 ext. 827; email: gbock@estesvalleylibrary.org

Find Your Ancestors

There are expert genealogists in our community who can help you on the path to tracing your family history. Get started on an exciting research journey.

Community Wealth

Find Grants for Your Nonprofits
Get grant dollars for your favorite cause. Learn how to search for the thousands of grants available to nonprofits, using the free resources of the Library and the Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center.
Please call or email for an appointment
Phone: (970) 480-7805; email: director@epnonprofit.org

Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

A librarian will show current or prospective business owners and entrepreneurs the many resources available to help inform them in how to draft a business plan or to use library databases to assess and research potential competitors, determine if there is a market, and how to build a marketing list. Also offers insights into free local business consulting opportunities.
Please call or email for an appointment
Librarian: Cheryl Homan-Wendell
Phone: (970) 586-8116 ext. 823
Email: chomanwendell@estesvalleylibrary.org