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Black History Month

Black History Month

Come join Ruth Holley Library for music, fun, face painting, and children's crafts in celebration of Black History Month. Listen to the Mitchell High School Madrigal choral group from 2 - 2:30 p.m. and make some noise with Bob Hall and the Kusogea Nobi Drum Ensemble from 3 - 4 p.m. Celebrate African American traditions with song, drumming, and crafts for the entire family.

Members from the Colorado Springs Buffalo Soldier Memorial Committee will be showing photos, video, and an 1880s food and equipment demonstration on Sat., Feb. 7 from noon - 1:30 p.m. at Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd. The Sand Creek Library is also hosting a series of films at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday nights in February:

  • February 11: Gifted Hands
  • February 18: Ray
  • February 25: Cool Runnings

Also, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr., will be hosting We R Onebody's 2nd annual Multicultural Black History Program on Sat., Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. For more information, visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/weronebody.

If you want to learn more about black history, PPLD has plenty of resources including all of these informative books.

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Death and Taxes. Well Okay, Just Taxes.

Tax Information

It's that time again. Taxes are due on Wednesday, April 15. Lucky for you PPLD has all the information you need to file on time. Visit our Tax Information page for

  • Colorado Tax Information
  • Federal Tax Information
  • State Tax Forms
  • Tax Websites
  • Free Tax Help

Good luck and happy filing!


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Adult Reading Program 2015

PPLD’s 2015 Adult Reading Program begins on January 10 and goes through March 11. Read 8 books in 8 weeks to win prizes. Prizes include chocolate, book bags, and the 11th annual Adult Reading Program mug. The grand prize is a Kindle Fire!

To register, click here.


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Lynda.com comes to PPLD!

PPLD is proud to announce our newest resource, lynda.com! Lynda.com has thousands of online video tutorials to help you learn software, creative, and business skills.

Lynda.comVideos are on the following topics:

  • 3D + Animation
  • Audio + Music
  • Business
  • Design
  • Developer
  • Education
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Web

And best of all, it's FREE with your library card! Click here to start using this amazing resource now.


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Businesses and Entrepreneurs: Take Note!

From computer, meeting rooms, databases, and printing, to makerspaces, tutorials, and much more, all your business and entrepreneurial needs are met at Library 21c. And it's FREE! Watch this video for more information:

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