InformationAll PPLD facilities will close at 6 p.m. on Weds., Nov. 25 and remain closed all day on Thu., Nov 26 for Thanksgiving.

PPLD Book Clubs

Briargate Book Club - General Interest

2nd Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

A general interest book club for all ages and backgrounds at Library 21c. New members welcome and registration is not required.

January 13, 2016 - The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

February 10, 2016 - One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus

March 9, 2016 - The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

April 13, 2016 - South of Superior by Ellen Airgood

May 11, 2016 - Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende

June 8, 2016 - Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris

July 8, 2015 - Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel

August 12, 2015 - The Rooftops of Tehran by Mahbod Seraji

September 9, 2015 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2015 Selection - TBD

October 14, 2015 - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

November 11, 2015 - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

December 9, 2015 - Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Call 884-9672 for more information.

Cheyenne Mountain Fiction Book Club

1st Thursdays at 2 p.m.

The Fiction Book Club meets at Cheyenne Mountain Library and enjoys sharing a variety of authors and books in an open discussion format. The group is open to all and registration is not required.

August 6, 2015 - The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

September 3, 2015 - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

October 1, 2015 - APPR 2015 Selection: In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides

November 5, 2015 - The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern

December 3, 2015 - Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

January 7, 2016 - Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

February 4, 2016 - Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons

March 3, 2016 - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

April 7, 2016 - The Calligrapher's Daughter by Eugenia Kim

May 5, 2016 - Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Call 633-6278 for more information.

Falcon Book Club

4th Tuesdays, 6 p.m.

The Falcon Book Club meets every fourth Tuesday at High Prairie Library at 6 p.m. New members are always welcomed and registration is not required.

Please email Karen Wood at for more information and schedule.

Great Books Classics

2nd Thursdays from 6:45 - 9 p.m.

Discussions for adults take place at the Penrose Library in the Adult Meeting Room. Discussions are open to everyone and registration is not required.

Copies of Short Story Omnibus are available from the Library.

January 8, 2015 - “The Daughters of the Late Colonel” by Katherine Mansfield

February 12, 2015 - “R.U.R.” by Karel Capek

March 12, 2015 - “My Confession” by Mary McCarthy

April 9, 2015 - “Holy Week” by Deborah Eisenberg

May 14, 2015 - “A Passion in the Desert” by Honoré de Balzac

June 11, 2015 - “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe

July 9, 2015 - “The Real Thing” by Henry James

August 13, 2015 - Party

September 10, 2015 - “A Lady with a Dog” by Anton Chekhov & “The Wall” by Jean-Paul Sartre

October 8, 2015 - “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman & “The Country Husband” by John Cheever

November 12, 2015 - “Her First Ball” by Katherine Mansfield & “The Ledge” by Lawrence Sargent Hall

December 10, 2015 - “Indian Camp” by Ernest Hemingway & “Looking for Mr. Green” by Saul Bellow

Guys Read

1st Wednesdays, 4 - 5 p.m.

A book club for 9-18 year olds. The older boys get volunteer hours for acting as mentors to the Tween boys.

June 2015 - Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

July 2015 - Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

August 2015 - The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander

September 2015 - Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool

October 2015 - Dragons by Patricia Wrede

November 2015 - The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

December 2015 - Ella Enchanted by Gail Levine

Becca Philipsen - 884-9800 x6336

Manitou Springs Teen Book Club

2nd Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Call 685-5206 for more information and the schedule.

Manitou Springs Undercover Book Club

3rd Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

The Undercover Book Club meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 4-5 p.m. Fiction and non-fiction books are discussed. Guests and new members are welcome.

The books to be discussed are available at the Manitou Springs Library one month in advance.

Call 685-5206 for more information.

Monumental Readers

3rd Fridays at 10 a.m.

Located at the Monument Library, new members are always welcome and registration is not required.

January 16, 2015 - Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

February 20, 2015 - Two Old Women, An Alaska Legend by Velma Wallis

March 20, 2015 - The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

April 17, 2015 - Calling Invisible Women by Jeanne Ray

Call 488-2370 for more information.

Mystery Book Club

3rd Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Located at the Cheyenne Mountain Library, the Mystery Book Club enjoys sharing a variety of favorite mystery authors and books in an open discussion format. The group is open to everyone and registration is not required.

August 19, 2015 - Summer Favorite!

September 16, 2015 - Read a Colorado Author

October 21, 2015 - Detecting Duo Mystery

November 18, 2015 - Senior Sleuth Mystery

December 16, 2015 - Holiday Mystery

January 20, 2016 - Mystery in France

February 17, 2016 - Classic Mystery

March 16, 2016 - Forensic Mystery

April 20, 2016 - Poisoned Pens (A mystery with letter of malicious intent)

May 18, 2016 - Southwestern Mystery

Call 633-6278 for more information.

Mystery Lovers Book Group at Library 21c

3rd Thursdays at 7 p.m. in room B2

A book group for mystery lovers. All ages are welcome. A wide variety of mysteries will be provided. Registration is not required.

Please call Christine at (719) 884-9672 for the schedule.

Old Colorado City Book Group

4th Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (except for November and December, which is 3rd Thursdays)

Located at the Old Colorado City Library, everyone is welcome to this book group and encouraged to bring a lunch.

January 22, 2015 - Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

February 26, 2015 - American Gods by Neil Gaiman

March 26, 2015 - No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald

April 23, 2015 - The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flannagan

May 28, 2015 - All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

June 25, 2015 - Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

July 23, 2015 - Redeployment by Phil Klay

August 27, 2015 - Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

September 24, 2015 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2015 (TBA)

October 22, 2015 - The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit

November 19, 2015 - Think Like a Freak by Stephen Levitt

December 17, 2015 - Atonement by Ian McEwan

Palmer Lake Book Group

1st Fridays at 9 a.m.

The Palmer Lake Book Group meets at the Palmer Lake Library and welcomes new members.

Call 481-2587 for more information and to request a copy of the current selection.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

1st Tuesdays from 1 - 3 p.m.

The Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club meets at the Rockrimmon Library. New members welcome and registration is not required.

Call 593-8000 for more information and the schedule.

Sand Creek Book Club

Last Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

The Sand Creek Book Club meets the last Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. in the Sand Creek Library. The Sand Creek Group always welcomes new members.

Call 597-7070 for more information and the schedule.

Ute Pass Novel Characters

1st Fridays from 4:00 - 5:45 p.m.

This book club is for teens and tweens and meets at the Ute Pass Library.

Call 684-9342 for more information and the schedule.

World Traveler Book Club

3rd Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.

If you’re interested in other cultures and countries, this book club is for you. We will be exploring a multitude of places through the written word. Located at the East Library, everyone is welcome and registration is not required.

January 21, 2015 – Botswana – Whatever You Do, Don’t Run by Peter Allison

February 18, 2015 – Netherlands – The Dinner by Herman Koch

March 18, 2015 – Ireland – Philomena by Martin Sixsmith

April 15, 2015 – India – Beneath a Marble Sky by John Shors

May 20, 2015 – Chile – Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende

June 17, 2015 – Brazil – State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

July 15, 2015 – Iceland – Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

August 19, 2015 – Colombia – The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

September 16, 2015 – Australia – The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane

October 21, 2015 – Scotland – The Blackhouse by Peter May

November 15, 2015 – England – The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

Call 531-6333, x1307 for more information.