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Face coverings including masks and shields are now optional inside all of our libraries, but strongly encouraged for those 11 years and older who are not fully vaccinated. If you need an accommodation, please contact your local library directly. Please remember that open hours and specific services may vary by Library location , so please check in advance. Our team also continues to work with community organizations, school districts, and other partners to support El Paso County residents with many different needs during the COVID pandemic and beyond. Vaccinations Vaccines are now available to all Colorado residents 12 years and older!
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Vaccines have been approved and are being distributed. For current information and updates on the pandemic:. At Pikes Peak Library District, you can do anything you set your mind to. We, of course, offer books at each of our libraries. But did you know you can also get help with at-home education, do virtual yoga, learn a new language, discover your family tree, stream music, watch movies, and more? Learn more about what all you can access with your library card below. You can learn more about PPLD's budget and expenditures here. From managing your holds , interlibrary loans , set notification preferences, and more! Click here to learn more. Find books, eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, video games, board games, and more!
Click here for instructions on using the catalog. Find help and support for your at-home learning endeavors at ppld. Click here to see our full calendar of events. Mango Languages. The school year will look different for all of us, regardless what learning method your family has chosen for your students. Pikes Peak Library District has tools and resources to support you in your education journey this year! Live homework help and skills building online with expert tutors in math, science, social studies, and English, plus writing and reading assistance. This database provides study guides and timed practice exams for all major college entrance exams and standardized tests, plus college planning, scholarship search, and career exploration tools.
These platforms provide high-quality educational content and are fun to explore! Access is free with a valid library card and pin number. Databases include:. Ready to expand your horizons by learning a new language? Mango Languages features 70 language options, including 21 options for those learning English as a second language. Explore languages from Irish to Punjabi in the comfort of your own home, or download the app to learn on the go! Students can go at their own pace. The courses have been created by expert linguists and native-speaking instructors to ensure that the content is grammatically and conversationally correct, as well as culturally relevant. Get ready to get a job or go to college! Work your way through modules focused on professionalism, communication, social skills, and goal setting to prepare yourself for the next big step in your life.
Complete the training and pass an assessment to earn 10 hours of volunteer credit! You can also sign up for their newsletter here. This is the place to go for thousands of free digital materials. First, you'll need to create an account using your library card number and pin. Included are animated talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, literacy puzzles and games, books in Spanish and French, and graphic novels a fan favorite!
Younger kids will enjoy listening to the stories while perusing the illustrations, while older or more accomplished readers can choose from the collection of read-along books featuring narration, sentence highlighting, and automatic page-turning. Each book is accompanied by a reading level, Lexile level, and grade information, plus an optional quiz. There are no limited check-out times or wait lists, so every item is always available to everyone. Have an adventure with Pikes Peak Library District this summer! Anyone ages 0 - 18 can participate and win prizes through reading, moving, and imagining. Either participate in one of our programs or use one of our activity ideas! Click here for group registration information. Have more questions about Beanstack?
Email beanstackhelp ppld. Sign up to receive emails for summer virtual programs, activities, and more for ages 0 - 18 in June, July, and August. You can unsubscribe at any time. You can track on the Beanstack app, In District Discovery: Summer Edition, pick up a game card at any library location or participating distributors, or click here to download and print a physical game card from home! If you need assistance, call or visit ppld. Residents of El Paso County are eligible to win the grand prize. Get your District Discovery at your library today! Print it in Spanish here!
Residents of the Pikes Peak Region are invited to share their stories and experiences. People can submit written stories, photographs, or videos depicting their response to the pandemic and its impact on their lives. Any observations are welcome. Submissions can include dealing with illness, quarantine, sheltering in-home, social distancing, employment, working from home, working in health care, schooling, travel, and other general observations. The Library is here to serve you, regardless of the circumstances! Our Libraries and Mobile Library Services make it easy for you to return materials and safely pickup items on holds, wireless print jobs, and take and make kits — limiting any direct contact with Library staff or other patrons.
Ready to pick-up an item on hold, wireless print job, or take and make kits? Locations are now offering a park and text option to make it even easier for you! Simply drive, bike, or walk up, and have your library card number and PIN ready. Curbside hours and instructions vary by location, so please check below or by phone. Click on your Library location below to see their curbside service hours, phone numbers, and pickup instructions:. Homebound patrons can designate another person to pick up their holds.
Please call your Library for more information and to schedule such a pickup. For new items, place your hold in the online Catalog or mobile app and select your preferred location for pickup. For curbside pickup, Library patrons are encouraged to follow public health guidance, including staying 6 feet apart from others. We also offer wireless printing at our libraries! Submit your print job here , then follow curbside service instructions for your pickup location during their open hours.
Hours and pickup instructions can be found through the links above. For Mobile Library Services , please call ahead for such pickups. We will continue to explore how PPLD can help people and organizations across the Pikes Peak region—well beyond our Library resources and services. No matter the circumstances, we remain steadfast in providing Library resources and services that impact lives and build community across El Paso County. Thank you for entrusting us to be responsive to community needs and serve residents in new ways and virtual spaces, now and into the future.
Updated July 1, Enjoy our entertaining and educational programs from home! We offer a variety of virtual services and programs for people of ages and interests. Plus, you can use the Library remotely in other ways, anywhere and anytime, and connect with a librarian by phone, live chat, or email! Visit our virtual calendar of events for all scheduled programs and activities. No worries! Check out some past book reviews for examples. Those who are interested can apply here. Homeschool Programs Whether you've been homeschooling for years or are just getting started with eLearning, our homeschool programs are here to help!
Tween Twist. Bookmark this page for frequent updates, or visit our calendar of virtual events for new additions each week. Stay tuned for more updates from PPLD! Our team continues to explore and expand virtual opportunities that we can bring to you, wherever you may be. Our Library staff also assembled and vetted a growing list of free online resources for all ages ; no library card needed. Resources include live streaming, virtual tours, activities, and much more. Topics cover arts and culture, kids and teens, learning and reading for adults, professional support and development, and science and nature. Our team continues to explore and expand virtual opportunities that we can bring to you.
Stay tuned for more updates from PPLD. One Book Colorado gives away copies of the same book title to each four year old in the state via public libraries. There will be English and Spanish versions available while supplies last. This is a state-wide initiative to emphasize the importance of early literacy and reading to children. The winning book will be announced April 13! The contenders are:. It is important to fill it out so that local agencies PPLD included!
It's safe, easy, and required for all citizens to fill out. Remember that April 1 is a reference date, not a deadline to respond. When you respond online, by phone, or by mail, count everyone living in your home as of April 1, Beginning in August , households that haven't responded yet may receive an in-person visit or call from a Census Bureau employee to help make sure everyone is counted. We are ranked number 18 in response rates by state, and higher than the national self-response rate of Your privacy is protected.
By law, your responses cannot be used against you and can only be used to produce statistics. People experiencing homelessness and who are not staying in a household will be counted at the places where they receive services, such as shelters and soup kitchens. In , you will be able to respond to the census online. The online questionnaire will be available in 13 languages. Please only bring in crafting supplies and not items that are considered trash, in bad condition, or items that can be recycled. We will also have a fun up-cycling craft so you can take your time and check for new inventory! No registration required.
The top 10 of are here! Learn more about what the Pikes Peak Region read in and add any you missed to your reading list! From Mon. Activities include attending any of PPLD's virtual programs, anything listed under the activities section below, and reading for 30 minutes or more a day. Join us on Facebook Live to get an early look at all the programs and activities happening for the Winter Adult Reading Program!
You will also be able to register early for the program and receive one extra entry into the grand prize drawing. Log 15 activities or 15 days of reading for 30 minutes or more a day to earn a reusable utensil set and a chocolate bar from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Log 15 additional activities or days of reading, for a total of 30 activities, and earn the annual reading program mug. You can complete the program through a combination of activities and reading, but must have 15 days of reading 30 minutes or more a day to earn the mug and be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing.
You can earn extra entries into the Grand Prize Drawing! For every additional 5 days of reading you will receive one additional entry into the Grand Prize Drawing for a total of up to 5 additional entries. PPLD employees are not eligible for grand prize. What gives you hope? What are you excited about for the future? There is a saying that "Every cloud has a silver lining," meaning that no matter how bad things may seem we can always find something good to look forward to.
What is your "silver lining? Babies ages months can get a free board book during the month of September, while supplies last. Visit your favorite Library to get yours! A gentle class taught by a registered yoga teacher for caregivers and infants they love 4 weeks to crawling. Ask our local community experts in this Zoom program! Are you looking for some fun activities to help your baby learn and grow? Videos are available for viewing anytime after they premiere. DIY toys for your baby! Join us each Wednesday in September to learn how you can make a simple educational toy for your baby using items you have around the house. Want to know about some awesome books and toys you can use with your baby? Watch a presentation from librarians SarahEllen and Alanna.
They also give tips on how to share books and toys to get your baby off to the start in life! Have you heard about auto-renewals? Beginning Mon. Patrons will receive an email notice letting them know what, if anything, was renewed as well as the new due date. Our Family Place Libraries also offer extensive collections of toys that are developmentally appropriate for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Research shows that play fosters a variety of skills that children need: social, physical, intellectual, creative, and emotional. Through play, children express feelings, communicate, build imagination and vocabulary, and develop eye-and-hand coordination; all vital steps in their journey toward reading and writing.
At an awards ceremony on Mon. According to The Gazette , PPLD "ranked high among its employees in social responsibility, providing meaningful work, confidence in leadership, being a place workers would recommend to others for employment and operating with strong values and ethics. Reserve your free State Parks Pass and Backpack today by clicking here! It is meant to encourage Coloradans to visit our State Parks and experience all of the great outdoor recreation that this state has to offer. Click here for more information about this program. Beginning Jan. Removing overdue fines will provide greater opportunity for children and teens to use the full range of library services.
PPLD seeks to foster literacy and life-long learning for children and teens. The Library regularly evaluates policies to see what barriers for service exist and evaluates how to eliminate such barriers. The policy will take effect for any items checked out January 9 or after. Lost item and damage fees will still apply. Overdue notices will still be sent as reminders to return Library items. Have you read a really great or really bad book lately? Tell us all about it! Just fill out this book review form and your review will be posted in the Book Reviews section of ppld. Purchasing a courtyard paver is a great way to honor family and friends, commemorate memories and events, or to publicize your organization or business. Your purchase of a courtyard paver also contributes to PPLD's Tri-Building project, providing 21st Century Library service through innovative library spaces and technology for everyone in our community.
We are collecting family histories from those who have lived in the area for at least fifty years, as well as other items of interest. If you are interested in learning more about the Heritage Corner or donating family histories, please call the Fountain Library at We also have monthly genealogy classes for those interested in learning more about their family roots! Booktalks - Teens.
Search this site. Interlibrary Loan services will be unavailable Mon. Fountain Library FO. Library Location Address. What's New! Math Stroll More interested in math? Check it out! Fall Hours Update. October is Arts Month! Artober Challenge! Join us October 11 - 24 as we celebrate making in the Pikes Peak region — by exploring outer space as well as local maker hubs, tinkering, thinking, and, of course, making!
Are you ready to get hands-on with some creative projects? Where: Virtual A Journey Through the Roots of American Popular Music is a program of songs and stories about characters and events at the origin of the blues, rock and country music. Painting Without A Twist Sat. Virtual Teens Make Need some new craft ideas? PPLD teen librarians have you covered! By collaborating with local organizations, PPLD provides free admission passes for check out, similar to how you check out an eBook or other electronic resource. The Pikes Peak Culture Pass will increase opportunities for education and cultural learning, creating increased connection between books and hands-on experiences.
Visit PeakRadar. Click here for find all the Arts Month programming for the county! All Pikes Peak Makes. Celebrate making with us! When: Fri. Community Makerspace Tours Monumental Impact You know the library offers makerspaces, but did you know there are other great makerspaces in our community as well? Join us for a tour of Monumental Impact, a space designed to help high school students with programs in technology, engineering, and entrepreneurship. Interested in robots? This is the tour for you! Where: Monumental Impact Drop in at any time during these hours, but the first 20 attendees of this tour will receive an exclusive APPM tote bag with ideas about how to make it your own! Manitou Art Center You know the library offers makerspaces, but did you know that we have an amazing new relationship with the Manitou Art Center as well?
Join us for a tour of the Manitou Art Center, which to provides an environment in which artists, tinkerers and collaborators can flourish. Interested in woodworking, metalworking, textiles, or ceramics? The MAC has equipment and space for all of these and much more - this makerspace tour is for you! When: Sat. Take and Make: Solar Bug Make your own solar powered insect that moves around and makes noise! Cut out your bug, decorate it to the nines, and then make a simple circuit using conductive tape, a solar cell, and a motor. Take and Makes will be available beginning on Mon. Available while supplies last. Banned Books Week Hispanic Heritage Month. Hispanic Heritage Celebration When: Sat. At home in Colorado, it marked the birth of the Chicano Movement.This is online timed general knowledge quiz. Answer Save Mexican Informative Speech is very easy to use! Weekly workbooks for K New Patience is a virtue poem Times.