Marmot After-Hours Emergency Procedures

The Marmot office has after-hour support through an on-call phone.  On-call support is available Monday – Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays & Sundays from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Marmot staff will respond within one hour of receiving the call.  To contact the Helpdesk, you can e-mail or call 970-242-3331 ext 9.  Note: if you press 5 (five) no one will get your message until Marmot reopens.

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If you are calling Marmot for an Emergency:


  • If you are having problems with a Marmot maintained computer, the first step is to reboot or restart your computer. We have found that this fixes a majority of problems.

  • Can this problem wait until the Marmot office reopens?  If so, please send us an email or open a ticket.

  • Are all the cables securely connected to the computer or monitor?

  • If you have a scanner or receipt printer, are they attached to the computer?

  • Trouble with your password; make sure the CAPS LOCK key is off.  


  • Your name

  • Your library

  • The computer name (i.e. TLW-6789) and whether it is a Staff or Public computer

  • A phone number to reach you

  • A detailed description of the problem


  • When your primary terminals go down and those terminals are vital to the operation of your library.

  • When your terminals or communications indicate LINK DOWN.

  • If your library is experiencing a wide-scale outage.

  • If your library is cut off from e-mail or other network services.

  • If PCRes is not working on any of your patron computers.

  • You have no users licenses when signing into Sierra.

  • Sierra is extremely slow, frozen, crashing, or you cannot access Sierra.

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