Library Hours

County Commons Building
0037 County Road 1005
Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm
Friday & Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm

NORTH BRANCH - Silverthorne
651 Center Circle
Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm
Friday 9am-5pm 
Saturday 1pm-5pm

SOUTH BRANCH - Breckenridge
103 South Harris Street
Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm
Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm 
Sunday 1pm-5pm


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Getting a Library Card

Who can get a library card?

Summit County Residents and Property Owners
Anyone living in the County, presenting acceptable identification, or anyone owning property in the County, presenting a property tax receipt, and acceptable identification is entitled to a free library card.

Non-Residents Employed in Summit County
Anyone who does not reside in Summit County but who is permanently employed in Summit County may obtain a free library card by presenting a letter from his/her employer or an employee identification card documenting his/her employment in Summit County.

Colorado Library Card Holders
Anyone presenting a valid library card from a participating Colorado Library Card library may borrow Summit County Library materials subject to Summit County Library policies.

All Others
Anyone not falling within any of the classifications may purchase a Guest Card for a non-refundable annual fee of $20.00 (cash or check) and will be limited to checking out 3 items at a time. The Guest Card is good for one year. 

What is acceptable identification?

  • Colorado Driver's License with current local address
  • Summit County Property Tax Receipt
  • Colorado vehicle registration with current local address
  • Rent receipt with current local address
  • Lease agreement with current local address
  • Local pay stub
  • Letter from employer (on letterhead) or employee identification card
  • Utility bill addressed to applicant at current address
  • Bank book, check book, savings account book containing current local address
  • Applicant's name listed in current phone book white page
  • Passport containing local address
  • Voter registration containing local address

What is non-acceptable identification?

  • Hunting/fishing license
  • Post office box receipt
  • W-2 Form
  • CMC registration
  • Social Security card

Where can the library card be used?

  • A Summit County Library card can be used at the Main Library in Frisco, the North Branch Library in Silverthorne, and the South Branch Library in Breckenridge.
  • Materials borrowed from any of the three libraries may be returned to any of the three.
  • Each library has an outdoor book drop to be used when the library is closed.
  • Borrowers are limited to two items (at the discretion of library staff) on their first visit. New library cards will be mailed to them.
  • Materials not on a waiting list may be renewed by phone, in person or via this web site as many as two times.
  • Eligible patrons who do not currently have a Summit County Library card, and are unable to come to the library to apply for one, can arrange for a librarian to visit their residence and issue a card. Please contact the library for details.

Revised and approved by the Summit County Library Board
 on February 28, 2002.