is located inside the Town Hall. The main library is downstairs with the children’s section located upstairs. The Library has an operating income of $12,516 and contains 9,961 books, 273 audio materials, 72 video materials, and 5 magazine subscriptions. Current library hours are 9:00-4:00, Monday through Friday.
of Historical Locations, the Town Library/Town Hall was built in 1908 and was originally, for the time and place, a luxurious hotel. In 1937 the hotel was purchased and converted into a hospital by the pioneer of Eastern Colorado surgeon, Dr. McBride. It became the Town Hall in 1967. It currently includes a museum upstairs with memorabilia from both the hotel and the hospital.
located in the Town Library celebrates the life and accomplishments of author Hal Borland, a Flagler native. The room commemorates the author with artifacts donated by the Borland family among others and includes all of the over 44 books written by Hal. Mr. Borland grew up in Flagler where he began his work as a writer penning articles for the local paper for his father. He later moved on to not only author many books, but he also wrote for the New York Times. He passed away in 1978.
In 1937, Dr. William L. McBride purchased the hotel and remodeled it into a nine-bed hospital. The upstairs included nine patient rooms, an operating room, a developing room, an X-ray room, a nursery, and a lab room.
Come in and Browse
The Flagler Library is located inside the Town Hall and includes a museum upstairs with memorabilia from both the hotel and the hospital. The Library contains 9,961 books, 273 audio materials, 72 video materials, and 5 magazine subscriptions.
We Have Cake Pans
Having a birthday party, graduation, or just tailgating Flagler Library has your cake pan needs covered! Stop in today to see the many varieties that we have for you to check out.
During this time
we are doing our best to keep the library a safe and clean space for everyone to enjoy and we appreciate your help keeping everyone healthy.
If you are at risk or not feeling healthy please contact the library and we’ll do our best to get materials to you.
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Flagler Community Library.
~ Doris King, Town Clerk and Librarian
Doris moved to the Flagler area in 1983 and was hired as Town Clerk in 2004. She began learning about the library system and eventually became Town Clerk/ Librarian. Doris says “The history of this building is amazing!” She has worked on grants to restore the building and preserve the history of the area.