Please fill out a volunteer application and

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
  • Serve on the Friends board or committees to help plan Friends activities
  • Volunteer at one of the Library Friends locations
  • Participate in the Friends of PPLD Book Sales
  • Sort donated books
  • Staff Bookstores at East Library, Library 21c, and Penrose Library
  • Sell books, accept book donations, price and shelf magazines, answer customer questions and provide directions, clean and shelve "better" books, and encourage membership in Friends of PPLD.
  • Assist with online book sales

No particular skills are required other than a love of books and a willingness to assist in a worthy cause.

Please contact us at (719) 531-6333, x1461 for more information.

Friends Book Store Clerks

Help out at the newly remodeled Friends Book Stores at 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.

The bookstores are open 7 days a week, with shifts in 2-3 hour blocks of 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., and 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. , Availability varies by location.

Friends Office Assistant

Friends need one or two assistants to perform general office and computer related tasks. Duties will include copying, inventorying supplies, transporting carts of books, shelving books, entering data into spreadsheets, performing internet lookups, running errands and general light office clean-up. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and internet research methods.

Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.