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Local History Archives >

Our local history archives house a number of historic resources related to Clear Creek County.

Research Databases >

Our research databases can help you find information on a wide variety of topics. 


Book a Librarian

Need help with something specific? Our library staff can assist you with a variety of tasks – using a tablet or smartphone, navigating the internet, setting up an e-mail account, posting a resume online, accessing information, and more. Contact either library, email, or fill out this form to set up your one-hour meeting today.

Book a Meeting Room

We have a meeting room available for public use at the Idaho Springs Public Library. Call 303-567-2020 to reserve.

Homebound Services

Let the library come to you! We offer book delivery and pickup for patrons who are homebound. Contact Kate at 303-567-2020 or

Library of Things

We have a number of non-traditional items available to check out in our Library of Things collection!

  • Laptops
  • Chromebooks
  • Tablets (Kindles and iPads)
  • Blu-Ray Player
  • Portable DVD Player
  • Projector and Screen
  • Mobile Internet Hotspots
  • GoPro Camera
  • InstaPots
  • Colorado State Parks Passes
  • Telescope
  • Trail Maps
  • Bicycle Repair Kits

Little Free Libraries

The Clear Creek County Library District has several Little Free Libraries around the county. Our goal is to provide more books in more places, however we can. You can take a book or share a book at any of our Little Free Library locations! For more information on the Little Free Library movement, click here.

Where our Little Free Libraries are located:

  • Clear Creek County Recreation Center, Idaho Springs
  • Edelweiss Pastry Shop, Idaho Springs
  • The Frothy Cup, Idaho Springs
  • Georgetown Community School, Georgetown
  • Georgetown Market, Georgetown
  • Kaffehuset, Georgetown
  • Loveland Ski Area – Loveland Valley Base Lodge, Loveland Basin Base Lodge, Ptarmigan Roost Café
  • Main Street Café, Idaho Springs
  • Mitchell-White Residences, Idaho Springs
  • Project Support Senior Center, Idaho Springs
  • Two Brothers Deli, Idaho Springs

Interested in having a Little Free Library at your location? Contact Kate at 303-567-2020 or

Notary Services

We offer notary services at no charge. Please call either the Idaho Springs Public Library or the John Tomay Memorial Library ahead of time for availability.


You can print, fax, or scan documents from any branch using our computers. Black and white copies are $0.20 per page and color copies are $0.50 per page. Faxing and scanning are free.