All libraries will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 26
and be closed Thursday, November 27 for Thanksgiving.

Fast Facts

Fast Facts

  • Douglas County Libraries ranks third in Colorado for materials checkout (circulation).
  • Total Number of Library Patrons: 173,660.
  • Number of Items Checked Out in 2008: 7.1 million. 
  • Douglas County Libraries ranked first in the 2009 Hennen American Public Library Ratings scale for the 250,000+ population category (329 American libraries are included in this division).
  • Douglas County Libraries is a recipient of the 2006 John Cotton Dana award for library public relations. This is the American Library Associations’"most prestigious award."