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East Library’s main entrance is closed for renovations until early September. Please use the temporary entrance located to the south (left) of the main entrance.

Friends

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

Be a good friend and have fun at the Friends Book Sale – Oct. 29, 30, 31 Unpack boxes of books and place on tables arranged by subject; help pack unsold books and take down tables.

  • Book Sale Set up: 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29
  • Book Sale: Fri., Sat., and Sun., Oct. 30, 31, and Nov. 1

Call 531-6333 x1008 to let us know you wish to help set up or clean up.

Hours: 
See Above
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.

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

PPLD Friends

When: Monday, September 14, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Tri-lakes Friend meeting and Community Libraries Friends meeting

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, September 14, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 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, September 16, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Friends of the Manitou Springs Community Library meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 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 the Manitou Springs Library

When: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave

Friends of the Manitou Springs Community Library meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 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.

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, September 21, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, September 28, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, October 05, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, October 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, October 19, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 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, October 21, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Friends of the Manitou Springs Community Library meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 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 the Manitou Springs Library

When: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave

Friends of the Manitou Springs Community Library meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 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 the Pikes Peak Library District, program committee

When: Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue@21c

“Latina Voices” annual event

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, October 26, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale: Setup

When: Thursday, October 29, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

Setup for the book sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale: Setup

When: Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Arts & Crafts Room

Setup for the book sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Friday, October 30, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Arts & Crafts Room

Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Friday, October 30, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Saturday, October 31, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Arts & Crafts Room

Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Saturday, October 31, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Sunday, November 01, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Arts & Crafts Room

Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale

When: Sunday, November 01, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

Book Sale

Friends of PPLD-Book Sale: Take down

When: Monday, November 02, 2015 - 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Clean up after the book sale


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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.