The Eagle Valley Library District and the Eagle County Historical Society work together to bring you thousands of photographs, artifacts, and many other items from historical Eagle County and the surrounding areas on the Western Slope. View our tutorial!
Change can be hard, but we are confident you'll love the new Digital Archive. Watch this quick tutorial to learn how to locate, navigate, and discover everything we have to offer! And as always, if you have more questions, please do not hesitate to contact the library by phone (970-328-8800) or email us (firstname.lastname@example.org). We'd love to help!
Eagle County’s early history involves more than adventurous miners and hard-toiling farmers. There are also stories to be told about murder, tragedy, and perhaps the ghosts of a pioneer or two who just don’t seem to be at rest. And what about that shadowy monster that was blamed in early decades for the mysterious disappearances of miners and soldiers? Join local historian Kathy Heicher for haunted versions of local historry. Adult ghost stories to give you a chill the week before Halloween!
The Eagle Valley Library District and Eagle County Historical Society invite you to join us in honoring Kathy McDaniel and Reed Perkins with the Eagle Valley History Preservation Award (formerly the Nimon-Walker Award)! The grandson and great-granddaughter of Alfred and Mary Borah, Reed and Kathy have worked with the library and historical society for several years to preserve their family history. This includes Alfred's journals, which provide a daily account of life in Eagle County from 1882 through 1917.
The Eagle Valley Library District invites you to join us for an exclusive behind the scenes look at the making of Chris Anthony's documentary, Mission Mt. Mangart, on Wednesday, March 23 at 5:30 pm at the Eagle Public Library!
The Eagle Valley Library District invites you to join us for an exclusive behind the scenes look at the making of Chris Anthony's documentary, Mission Mt. Mangart, on Wednesday, March 23 at 5:30 pm! Mission Mt.
The Eagle Valley Library District recently acquired 27 images of Holy Cross City from the 1890s! Located in what is today the Holy Cross Wilderness between Red Cliff and Leadville, this small mining town included a post office, two general stores, saloon, assay office and hotel, called the Timberline Hotel. The town was founded by John W.
The 20th Annual Nimon-Walker Award
Honoring: Rae Benton & Sylvan Lake State Park
Where: Eagle Public Library, 600 Broadway Street, Eagle, Colorado
When: Sunday, October 17th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Special Presentation: Flint Whitlock, a Camp Hale Historian
The Eagle Valley Library District, in partnership with the Eagle County Historical Society, has been awarded the Josephine H. Miles Award! This award was presented for the "Alfred Borah Journals: Collection, digitization, and transcription of a pioneer journal" project.