The library is open Monday-Friday from 9am to 6pm and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm.

Wearing a mask in the library is optional. As per federal and state guidelines, it is recommended that you wear a mask if unvaccinated to help ensure the health and safety of friends and neighbors.

Hermit of Arbor Villa Collection

Frank Gimlett, aka The Hermit of Arbor Villa, abandoned his life in the big city of Salida, Colorado, and moved back into the mountains to pan for gold and sell postcards to the tourists.