Douglas County Libraries and Gale/Cengage Learning have entered into an agreement allowing for library purchase of Gale eBooks, effectively replicating the model by which libraries purchase print materials and applying it to electronic content. Prior to such innovative partnerships, libraries could only license eBooks, not purchase them outright.
Douglas County Libraries has joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing system. The Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing system is an on-line notification system that is being utilized by multiple agencies within the State of Colorado. Participating agencies post their bids, quotes, proposals, addendums and awards on this one centralized system.
Through a variety of outreach programs, the Douglas County Libraries can bring its reference services to your business, club, school, senior center, or childcare center.
- Spellbinders are adults, 50 and up, who stay young at heart by sharing their stories with children in Douglas County Schools. The Douglas County Chapter of Spellbinders is a collaborative partnership between Douglas County Libraries and Douglas County School District.
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Studies from across the country show that public libraries contribute to the economic growth of communities and provide a significant return on investment for taxpayers.