Americans and the Holocaust Traveling Exhibition

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Exhibit Dates:                                
September 5 through October 11                                    
East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Pikes Peak Library District has been selected to host the Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum that examines the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war, and genocide in Europe during the 1930s and 1940s.

Questions and Contact:

Questions? For more information, check out our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us at  

Visit the Exhibit:

  • Self-Guided Tours                 
    Available during the library's operating hours from Sept. 5 - Oct. 11.                  
    East Library is closed on Sundays and on Mon., Oct. 2.                  
  • Public Tours – every Saturday in September                  
    Join us for a docent-led tour of the Americans and the Holocaust Exhibit. Docent-led tours offer additional insight into the exhibit themes and questions. Tours take approximately 30 minutes. For ages 12 and up.  Please meet in the Reading Bay area where the exhibit is located.                   
    Space is limited, register here.                  
  • School Groups                  
    Docent guided tours can be arranged for school groups on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from Sept. 11 - Oct. 11, and will be held beginning at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.                  

    Groups must have 10 members or more to request a guided tour. Groups of 80 or more, will need to book two hours. For groups of 140 or more, please contact us for arrangements. Please plan to have one adult for every 10 students.                  

    Tours for groups not affiliated with a learning institution can be arranged by appointment only, subject to availability.                   

    Click here and fill out the form to request a tour                

Click to find out about all of the Americans and the Holocaust Exhibit programs             
or see our program flyer

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Pikes Peak Library District would like to thank the following partners for their support of the Americans and the Holocaust Exhibit.

Temple Shalom The Greenburg Center for Learning ToleranceUCCS Kraemer Family Library logo Colorado Holocaust Educators U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

Thank you to The Greenberg Center for Learning and Tolerance for funding two classroom sets available for teachers to checkout:

You are invited to attend a free event offered by The Greenberg Center of Learning and Tolerance in support of the exhibit called “Remembering for the Future.” Click here for details. 

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Additional Information and Online Resources: 


Complete list of titles from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

PPLD's Collection of Titles for the Americans and the Holocaust Exhibit

Americans and the Holocaust: A Traveling Exhibition for Libraries is made possible by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the American Library Association.