InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Mon., July 4, in celebration of Independence Day.
Old Colorado City Library will be closed Sat., July 2 - Wed., July 6 while their floors are refinished.

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. Book selection may change due to availability.

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 13, 2016 - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

August 10, 2016 - The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

September 14, 2016 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2016 Selection - TBD

October 12, 2016 - Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

November 9, 2016 - Peony in Love by Lisa See

December 14, 2016 - Comfort and Joy by Kristin Hannah

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 4, 2016 - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Bachman

September 1, 2016 - Leaving Berlin by Joseph Kanon

October 6, 2016 - Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf

November 3, 2016 - APPR 2016 Read

December 1, 2016 - Circling the Sun by Paula McClain

January 5, 2017 - Nightingale by Kristen Hannah

February 2, 2017 - Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya

March 2, 2017 - White Ghost Girls by Alice Greenway

April 6, 2017 - Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

May 5, 2017 - Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

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 Aspen Meeting Room. Discussions are open to everyone and registration is not required.

Copies of Short Story Omnibus are available at Penrose Library.

January 14, 2016 - “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin & “The County Where Nobody Ever Grew Old and Died” by William Maxwell

February 11, 2016 - “Argument and Persuasion” by Donald Hall & “The Professor’s Houses” by Ursula K. Le Guin

March 10, 2016 - “Lost in the Funhouse” by John Barth & “Wants” by Grace Paley

April 14, 2016 - Benito Cereno by Herman Melville

May 12, 2016 - “Flies on the Ceiling” by Jaime Hernandez & “Tomorrow and Tomorrow and so Forth” by John Updike

June 9, 2016 - “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver & “A City of Churches” by Donald Barthelme

July 14, 2016 - “The Man from Mars” by Margaret Atwood & “True Love” by Don Shea

August 11, 2016 - Party

September 8, 2016 - “The Pugilist at Rest” by Thom Jones & “Bullet” by Kim Church

October 13, 2016 - “Greasy Lake” by T. Coraghessan Boyle & Palestine (Chapter One) Joe Sacco

November 10, 2016 - “The Baby” by Mary Gordon & “The Doctor” by Ann Hood

December 8, 2016 - “The Collectors” by Rohinton Mistry & “Blind Fish” by Melanie Rae Thon

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.

May 20, 2016 - Falling Angels by Tracy Chevalier

June 17, 2016 - Deadly Currents by Beth Groundwater

July 15, 2016 - Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

September 16, 2016 - All Pikes Peak Reads selection

October 21, 2016 - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

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 17, 2016 - Summer Favorite!

September 21, 2016 - Local Author: Bert Entwistle

October 19, 2016 - Journalists/Newspaper Mystery

November 16, 2016 - Husband & Wife Mystery

December 21, 2016 - Royal Mystery: Kings, dukes, earls...

January 18, 2017 - Travel Mystery

February 15, 2017 - Unusual Pet Mystery: No cats or dogs!

March 15, 2017 - Political Mystery

April 19, 2017 - Native American Mystery

May 18, 2016 - Southwestern Mystery

May 17, 2017 - Environmental/Gardening 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.

June - The Secret Place by Tana French

July - Three Graves Full by Jamie Mason

August - Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell

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 28, 2016 - The Big Burn by Timothy Egan

February 25, 2016 - The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

March 24, 2016 - Bark: Stories by Lorrie Moore

April 28, 2016 - Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

May 26, 2016 - The Farm by Tom Rob Smith

June 23, 2016 - The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud

July 28, 2016 - The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee

August 25, 2016 - The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

September 22, 2016 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2016 (TBA)

October 27, 2016 - Spider Woman’s Daughter by Anne Hillerman

November 17, 2016 - The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

December 15, 2016 - Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat

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.

Book selections are subject to change based on availability.

January 20, 2016 – Haiti – Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danicat

February 17, 2016 – South America – Bel Canto by Anne Patchett

March 16, 2016 – Nigeria – Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi

April 20, 2016 – Sweden – Astrid & Veronika by Linda Olsson

May 18, 2016 – Burma – The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan Philipp Sendker

June 15, 2016 – North Korea – Without You, There is No Us by Suki Kim

July 20, 2016 – Belgium – Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

August 17, 2016 – Hawaii – Moloka'i by Alan Brennert

September 21, 2016 – France – The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

October 19, 2016 – Russia – The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories by Anthony Marra

November 16, 2016 – Kenya – Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

Call 531-6333, x1307 for more information.