Adult Information

Descriptions of some of our programs can be read below.

Author Talks (online) **NEW**

We are excited to provide this new program. These live author talks can be viewed live or after the talk. These talks will be once or twice a month. For more information, to see upcoming talks or watch live or recorded talks, click here.

ESL — English as a Second Language (in person) – Your Library offers English as a Second Language classes in the evening. These classes are free and open to anyone who wants to improve their knowledge of English. Please help us spread the word about these important ESL classes to the Pagosa community. Contact the Library by phone or email if you have any questions. Beginner students attend from 4 – 5 pm, intermediate and advanced students attend from 5 – 7 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Beginner students 4-5 pm, intermediate students 5-6 and advanced students 6 – 7 pm.

Lifelong Learning Lecture Series-Fall 2023

PALS — GED and college prep assistance (in person)

Pagosa Adult Learning Services, or PALS, can help you earn your GED, prepare for college entrance exams and more. Earning your GED is possible at any stage in life, and we can help. Please contact the library by phone (970-264-2209) or email ( if you have any questions. You do not need an appointment. Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 –  8 pm.

RUBY’S WRITERS GUILD is a welcoming coalition for all local and visiting writers of all genres.
The Guild provides camaraderie and support for writing activities such as planning, drafting,
reading, editing, publishing opportunities, and guest speakers. The Guild is sponsored by Ruby
M. Sisson Library of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Weekly Meetings are Thursdays, 9:00-11:00 A.M.
at the library. With respect to individual schedules, members should feel free to “drift in/drift out”.
Additional community activities/road trips as they arise.

Tech Time (in person)

We can help you find answers to your basic questions related to computers, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. Please bring your phone & chargers for all your devices. We can also provide assistance with accessing any of the Library’s online resources. You do not need an appointment. Tuesdays 10am-12pm & Thursdays 2pm-4pm

Do you have a book or DVD suggestion?

Please click here to fill out the library’s item suggestion form.

Hilltop Cemetery visit with Brad Glover. Posted on May 25, 2020.

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Tax lien information video from the Archuleta County Treasurer’s Office. Recorded on October 1, 2020.

Computer class handouts:
Blogs & Websites
Computer Basics
Email Basics
Excel Basics
Excel Intermediate
Facebook Basics (for individuals)
Facebook Basics (for businesses)
Internet Basics
PowerPoint Basics
Skype Basics
Uploading & Organizing Digital Photos
Word Basics
Word Intermediate

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