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Grab and Go Starts Appointments!
Curbside will continue

We are thrilled to welcome patrons back by appointment!  Thirty minute slots for browsing or computer use may be made for individuals or household/family groups by calling us at 382-6733.
Appointments are available Mondays 1-8, Wednesdays 10-3, and Saturdays 10-1.
Computers and high touch areas will be cleaned in between each appointment.

Patrons over three years of age will be required to wear a mask. 
The curbside services will continue for those who do not wish to come inside or those who do not want to wear a mask.

Curbside pick-up and return
Patrons may place holds directly in the catalog, by emailing us at or calling 382-6733. We will call you when your order is ready.
Returns are also accepted during curbside hours which are Mondays 1-7:30, Wednesdays 10:00-3:00 and Saturdays 10:00-12:30.
Not sure what you want? We can help! We're happy to make up a bag of books, videos, or audiobooks based on what you like. We also have lists in our catalog of our newest titles as well as lists curated by genre. Holds may be placed directly from the lists.
New to town or don't have a card? No problem, we will register you remotely. Email

Please also check out our digital collection on Overdrive, follow us on Facebook for Colby Crafts at Home, Story Times, and other news and announcements. 

  • Passwords
    Please email me with questions about accessing the Overdrive ebooks and Audiobooks. My email address is 
    We can arrange a time to talk on the phone.

    Also email me if you need password information for EBSCO. Our licensing prohibits us from posting passwords  but I can email it to you upon request.

    The user ID for the Downloadable ebooks and digital books is the number on the back of your library card.

  • Ancestry Available From Home
    We are now able to temporarily offer Ancestry at home!  Normally this is an in-library use only tool,. Ancestry includes millions of census, immigration, military and vital records as well as historical images, maps and more.

    You must sign into your library account to access Ancestry. Click on the Manage Your Account link in the upper right hand corner of this page. Your username is your library card number. If you do not know your password, email me at and I can set up up with a new one.


  • CENSUS 2020

    Make sure Danville is fully counted!

    The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade.

    Please visit below for all the information you need

    In addition to Overdrive downloadable books and audiobooks check out Project Gutenberg at
    Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 
    free ebooks that can be read on your computer or a reading device such as Kindle. You will find the world's great literature here with a focus on older works for which copyright is expired. Search for books using their catalog, 

  • Virtual Story Time and Colby Crafts From Home on Facebook!
    for Virtual Story TImes and children's crafts!. 
    You can help us reach more users by following our page. Thank you!
    Digital readers and listeners - the long wait may be over! We are pleased to announce that we now have a Danville-only collection in Overdrive. This means you will no longer have to compete with residents from other towns for popular titles that we have purchased.
    You don't have to do anything differently - just browse as usual. Our collection is integrated within the statewide collection but can only be seen and borrowed by Danville cardholders. If a title is checked out, place a hold and know the wait will be much shorter than in the past. All you will need is your library card.
    Some of the titles we have added include:
    Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
    If it Bleeds by Stephen King
    End of October by Lawrence Wright
    Camino Island by John Grisham
    The Great Influenza by John Barry
    Weather by Jenny Offil
    The Wedding Dress by Danielle Steele
    What titles would you like us to add? Just email me or comment here and we'll do our best. Please specify if you like to read or listen.
    You can access Overdrive at or via the link on this page under Explore!
     If you are a Danville resident and need a card please email me at
    If you have not tried Overdrive, give it a shot! It is a great resource with thousands of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. You can access them on your desk top computer, a laptop, devices or phone, Please reach out to me with any technical questions.
    We hope this helps!
    Reminder about Curbside Services
    If you haven’t tried our curbside services you are missing out on the opportunity to get the latest books and videos. We, however, understand that some patrons may be uncomfortable borrowing items. 
    In order to be as safe as possible, all books and videos are quarantined, in between users, for a minimum of three days. We follow CDC guidelines while in the library and while preparing your orders. That includes daily temperature checks, health screens, mask use and rigorous hand hygiene.
    Patrons may place holds directly in the catalog, by emailing us titles at or calling 382-6733. 
    Not sure what you want? We can help with that too. We're happy to make up a bag of books, videos, or audio books based on what you like.
    We also have lists in the catalog of our newest titles as well as lists curated by genre. Holds may be placed directly from the lists. When orders are complete, we’ll let you know.
    New to town or don't have a card? No problem, we will register you remotely. Email for assistance.
    The EXPANDED hours of curbside pick-up are as follows:
    Mondays: 1 PM to 7:30 PM
    Wednesdays: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Saturdays: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM


    To request an absentee ballot or other questions concerning voting please use the following link.
  • Children's Connection
    Would you like to receive news of upcoming events from the Children's Room? We are planning a few outdoor story hours this fall, another Tale on the Trail is in the works and there are lots of new books, virtual book clubs, and other things to let you know about! Please email to sign up for the newsletter.
  • Library Board of Trustees Meeting
    Notice of Meeting
    Library Board of Trustees
    The Board of Trustees of the Colby Memorial Library will hold a regularly scheduled meeting Saturday September 19th at 9AM. The public is invited to attend.
    Please email for a live link to the virtual meeting.
Information on Coronavirus

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