Friends

Information about the Friends of the Library, including book sales and donations.
Friends Fall Book Sale

It's that time again! The Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District are holding their annual Fall Book Sale at East Library on October 17-19.

  • Friday, October 17, 4 - 7 p.m. - Friends members only. Friends memberships are available at the door or at this link: http://ppld.org/friends/join-us
  • Saturday, October 18, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Open to the public.
  • Sunday, October 19, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Open to the public. $5 bag sale (bags supplied by the Friends)

See you there!


Please fill out a and return it to the Human Resources Office at the East Library.


The Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District welcomes new volunteers to help with our activities:

  • Participate in special Friends of PPLD Events
  • Advocate for state and local library funding

Annual Membership Dues

  • $5.00 - Junior (17 and under)
  • $20.00 - Individual
  • $30.00 - Family
  • $15.00 - Senior
  • $20.00 - Senior Family
  • $200.00 - Lifetime (Pay individual dues once and never worry about renewing!)

There are three ways you can join the Friends:

Online:

Click here to join now!

Contact Us:

Online:

By Phone: 719-531-6333 x1008

In Person or by Mail:
5550 N. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Click for Map

Mon. - Thurs. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join the Friends of PPLD!

To join the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District, please complete a membership application or visit our Join Us page.

Member benefits include:

  • Discounts at all Friends bookstores
  • Advance notice of book sales
  • Invitations to special events
  • Meeting and working with other literate, interesting people who care about preserving valuable community resources
  • Feeling good about supporting a vital resource that benefits our whole community.

And as a member, you will be paid back in a thousand ways every year - with children's smiles.

Description: 

Help set up and tear down the Fall book sale: unpack boxes of books, place on tables in subject order, clean up unsold books.

Hours: 
Set up: Thur, Oct 16 at 10 a.m.
Take down: Sun, Oct 19 at 1 p.m.
Age Level: 
Adult

more events... (calendar)

Friends of the Manitou Springs Library

When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Friends of the Manitou Springs Community Library meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Manitou Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave in Manitou Springs. The Friends is a fundraising and advocacy entity which exists to benefit the Manitou Springs Community Library. Come find out how you can become involved in this vital organization.

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Friday, October 17, 2014 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Conference Rooms I & II

Friends Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Friday, October 17, 2014 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Arts & Crafts Room

Friends Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Saturday, October 18, 2014 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Conference Rooms I & II

Friends Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Saturday, October 18, 2014 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Arts & Crafts Room

Friends Book Sale

Friends Quarterly Meeting

When: Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Friends quarterly meeting, all members and new members welcome.

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Sunday, October 19, 2014 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Arts & Crafts Room

Friends Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Sunday, October 19, 2014 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Conference Rooms I & II

Friends Book Sale

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

Friends Better Book Sale

When: Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Better donated items saved for this special sale event. Great prices.

Tri-Lakes Friends Board meeting

When: Monday, November 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Tri-Lakes Friends Board meeting

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

Friends of the Manitou Springs Library

When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Friends of the Manitou Springs Community Library meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Manitou Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave in Manitou Springs. The Friends is a fundraising and advocacy entity which exists to benefit the Manitou Springs Community Library. Come find out how you can become involved in this vital organization.

Friends Decorating Party

When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Join in the fun decorating our 1904 Carnegie library for the holidays. There may be pizza.

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

Friends of the Manitou Springs Library

When: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Friends of the Manitou Springs Community Library meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Manitou Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave in Manitou Springs. The Friends is a fundraising and advocacy entity which exists to benefit the Manitou Springs Community Library. Come find out how you can become involved in this vital organization.

Policy Statements

  • Donors may contribute to the PPLD Foundation. Generally, the Foundation's policy is to convert non-cash gifts to cash as soon as possible. Donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.