Browsing Services Available

The library is open and 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 of up ten pages to and call 970-325-4616. Please attach a PDF or Word file. Print jobs are 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 Donations

We are not taking donations at this time. For the 2022 Book Sale, patrons will be able to schedule pickup of large donations. 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 updates and featured programs.

Weekend Backpack Program

The Ouray Library weekend backpack program is now complete. If your family needs food support this winter, please call (970) 325-4616 or email

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