Browsing Services Available (September 2021)

Patrons may visit the library in person and browse our collections. Library staff are available to answer as many questions as we can.

Computer Room Open and Internet Access Available

Internet and computer access is available, including time to use personal devices. Patrons are limited to one computer session per day and technical assistance will not be available.

Home Delivery and Pickups

For homebound patrons, staff will pull resources for delivery and schedule pickups within city limits and surrounding neighborhoods. Returns must be placed in a tied plastic bag or a folded paper bag. To schedule, email or call (970) 325-4616. Delivery is offered upon request.

Curbside WiFi Access

The Ouray Library’s public WiFi access is now available from the bench outside City Hall or from parked cars facing the curb. Network: Ouray Library – Public. No password required.

Print Requests

Send print requests to and call 970-325-4616. Please attach a PDF or Word file. Print jobs are single-sided black-and-white only. Staff cannot access links to download documents from websites. Up to 5 pages are free; additional pages are $0.25 each.

Book Sale and Book Donations

The 2021 Ouray Library book sale was held Friday, July 9, and Saturday, July 10. We are not taking donations at this time, but patrons can schedule pickup of large donations by calling 970-325-4616. Please do not leave donations on library property.

Digital Resources and Virtual Programs

Please take advantage of the library’s digital resources: Cloud Library. Many more free online resources have been added to the site. The Ouray Library Facebook page will include daily updates as well as ideas for staying occupied and engaged during this time.

Weekend Backpack Program

The Ouray Library distributed weekend backpacks through summer 2021. If your family needs food support this fall, please , please call (970) 325-4616 or email

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