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Books and beyond

The Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library offers a wide array of print items and media for browsing and checkout.

You can access our online catalog to search for items or to log on on to your account to renew items or place a hold.


The following is a sample of our collection titles and topics:

  • Children’s books, board books, magazines
  • Junior fiction and nonfiction
  • Teen fiction, nonfiction, and magazines
  • Adult fiction and nonfiction
  • Spanish language fiction and nonfiction
  • Large print fiction and nonfiction
  • Reference books and materials
  • Audiobooks – fiction and nonfiction on CDs
  • DVDs
  • Magazines – varied subscriptions from Air & Space to Wired
  • Newspapers and journals – including The Wall Street Journal and The Durango Herald
  • The Pagosa Springs SUN from 1895 on a research computer
  • The Hershey Collection – a special collection covering Southwest Colorado and the Four Corners region
  • The Chimney Rock Collection – a special collection donated by the Chimney Rock Interpretive Association
  • Genealogical research materials


The Latest and the Greatest

Every week, the Library News column carries news of the latest books — hard-cover, paperback, on audio tape and on CD — to keep you up to date on what is available in our collection. This column appears on Thursdays in the Preview section of the Pagosa SUN and is posted on Fridays on our  two local internet publications — at and

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