New Library Location in NW Elbert County on Singing Hills Road

New Library Location in NW Elbert County; Library District Announces Grand Opening of Singing Hills Service Outlet Providing Service to Nearby Residents
By: Elbert County Library District
Nov. 16, 2010 - PRLog -- NW Elbert County, Colo. The Elbert County Library District and the Elizabeth Fire Protection District will host the Grand Opening of the new Singing Hills Library Service Outlet at the Singing Hills Fire Station on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 9am. The new library site will provide residents of northwestern Elbert County with a small, popular reading collection and a convenient location to pick up and return materials placed on hold through the library's online catalog within the Singing Hills Fire Station.

The outlet also includes a computer with public Internet access and a drive up book drop, located outside of the fire station, for returns during the week. The Elizabeth branch library will staff the service outlet on Tuesday evenings, from 3 pm to 6 pm, and Saturday mornings, from 9 am to 11 am. Contact the Elizabeth Library for more information about the new service outlet at 303-646-3416.

The Singing Hills Library Service Outlet is one more step in the Elbert County Library District's plan to extend the availability of library services to the residents of Elbert County. Funds for the new service outlet were made possible by a grant of $10,456 under the Library Services and Technology Act.

About the Elbert County Library District. ECLD provides materials, programs, expertise and facilities to support the cultural, educational, and leisure activities of the Elbert County communities. On the Web: Executive director is Ms. Kari Baumann at 303 646-3792.

About the Elizabeth Fire Protection District. The Elizabeth Fire Protection District (EFPD), established in 1947 as the Elizabeth Fire Department, became a tax based special district n 1977. With 17 career and 34 volunteer members, EFPD provides numerous services to the extended Elizabeth community including public education, fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous materials mitigation, emergency medical services and numerous public assists. Average response time is less than seven minutes after receiving the 911 phone call. On the Web: Fire Chief is T J Steck at 303 646-3800.

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