Friends

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

Serve at the Friends Book Store: put out inventory, sign up Friends members, ring up purchases on cash register and accept donations. Help set up book sale: unpack boxes of books, place on tables, and recycle unsold items

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.

more events... (calendar)

Children's Book Exchange

When: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Bring in your old books that you've outgrown and trade them for something more your level! Drop off books from 10am-12pm and return from 1pm-3pm to pick out your new books!

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, August 19, 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, August 20, 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.

Tri-Lakes Friends Board meeting

When: Monday, September 08, 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, September 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, September 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.

Friends of Library

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Meeting

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

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.