For health and safety reasons related to COVID-19, Clear Creek County Library District will be closing our library branches (Idaho Springs Public Library, John Tomay Memorial Library, and the Local History Archives) from Saturday, March 14 through Friday, April 17. We hope to resume our normal services on Friday, April 17, but may need to adjust plans based on public health recommendations at that time. Please take advantage of library resources available online from the comfort of your home. We’ll continue to post updates via our website, social media platforms, and paper notices on library doors.

Stay safe! We love our patrons and thank everyone for helping to keep our community safe and healthy.

Library Updates Related to COVID-19/Coronavirus

3/24/2020: Updated Closure Information

We have made the decision to follow Governor Polis’ recommendations and to remain closed until April 17th, which also aligns with school closures. We hope to reopen that day, but we will continue to monitor the situation and may have to adjust our plans based on public health recommendations at that time.

Book Drops

Based on recommendations from public health officials, please do not return items in the book drops. We will extend all checkout dates and waive any fines that might accrue.

Resources to Learn about COVID-19/Coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Clear Creek County

National Institutes of Health

State of Colorado

World Health Organization

Original Closure Statement

For health and safety reasons related to COVID-19, Clear Creek County Library District will be closing our library branches (Idaho Springs Public Library, John Tomay Memorial Library, and the Local History Archives) from Saturday, March 14 through Saturday, March 28. We hope to resume our normal services on Monday, March 30, but may need to adjust plans based on public health recommendations at that time. Please take advantage of library resources available online from the comfort of your home. We’ll continue to post updates via email, our website, social media platforms, and paper notices on library doors.

Stay safe! We love our patrons and thank everyone for helping to keep our community safe and healthy.