Libraries support early literacy through no-fines initiative

Starting on or before March 1, 2014, the Garfield County Public Library District will no longer charge overdue fines on library materials classified as Easy books. This includes all items with a call number that begins with the letter E; including picture books, board books and beginning readers in Spanish and English. Read more about this decision in this week's article in the Post Independent.


2017 Budget & Finances

Over the last ten years, the Garfield County Public Library District has worked hard to honor the promises made when we became a special district in 2006. We are supported through a quarter cent... READ MORE

mountain hiker Help us understand how you enjoy the...

Dear Garfield County Residents, 

LiveWell Garfield County is collecting information about the activities that kids in our community like to do outdoors... READ MORE

Paonia State Park #checkoutcolorado Libraries give ways to explore the...

by Emily Hisel, Brand Manager

Last fall, the Rifle Branch Library was one of eight pilot locations in Colorado to participate in the Check-Out Colorado State Parks Program. The... READ MORE

Calaway Commits Legacy Gift to Library

Local resident and avid philanthropist, Jim Calaway has recently committed to leave a legacy gift to the Carbondale Branch of the Garfield County Libraries. This magnanimous gesture will support... READ MORE