Friends

Information about the Friends of the Library, including book sales and donations.
Description: 

Have a couple of hours free every week? Friends seeks detail-oriented, tech-savvy volunteers to scan book donations and discards for books to sell on Friends Amazon store. Use your own smart phone, we’ll provide the training.

Hours: 
Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday: 9 a.m. - noon or 1 – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Age Level: 
Adult
Description: 

Help out at the newly remodeled Friends Book Stores at Penrose, Library 21c, and East Libraries. Volunteers staff the book store, display books, process cash register sales, accept book donations, give out Friends memberships and help customers.

Hours: 
Varies
Age Level: 
Adult


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.

Tri-Lakes Friends

When: Monday, May 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Friends Meeting

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

Young Cellists of Colorado Springs: Recital

When: Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue@21c

End of the year Recital for parents, relatives, and friends

Friends Annual Children's Book Exchange

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Get Ready, Get Set, and Start off the Summer Reading Program with our annual children's book exchange extravaganza! Bring your outgrown children's books between 1PM-2PM and return to pick up new-to-you books from 3PM-5PM!(Children, all ages)

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

IHMCS - Kids Theatrics Summer Program - K-12 "Where Every Child Shines!"

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join Robin Hood and a lively cast of friends in this heart- warming tail what it means to believe in yourself and to be a leader. With a colorful cast of foxes, lions, alligators, cheetahs, and more, your child will have a blast tapping into their “animal” instincts and learning what it means to be a true friend.

Tri-Lakes Friends

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Friends Meeting

Old Colorado City Friends of the Library

When: Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Quarterly Meeting

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library


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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.

Ways to Give:

  • Gifts of Cash - PPLD accepts credit cards. Click here to donate now.

    Outright cash via a check made out to the Pikes Peak Library District Foundation, addressed to

    PPLD Foundation
    P.O. Box 1579
    Colorado Springs, CO
    80901-1579

  • Gifts of Stock - Please call Dolores Cromeens at 719-884-9850 or email for transfer guidelines.