Through a variety of program and class options, both virtual and in person, PPLD's Adult Services Team provides adults in the Pikes Peak Region with the opportunity to engage with others in their community, learn a new skill or hobby, find reading recommendations, and connect with one of the Strategic Services Librarians who specialize in Law, Business, and Non-Profit areas. Explore the events happening now at a library location near you, learn more about annual program offerings, and find recorded presentations on the PPLD YouTube channel. Whether you are a local author, budding business entrepreneur, or looking to start a non-profit, PPLD has something for you!
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Annual Programs Overview
Reading programs aren’t just for kids! This program provides reading and learning activities specifically for ages 18+. Plus, win prizes at various milestones throughout the program.
This community-wide book club is aimed at improving literacy and fostering dialogue across social, cultural, and generational lines. Each year we pick book titles focused on timely topics that coincide with planned community-wide programming.
This event is an opportunity for the public and local authors to network, listen to notable authors, and learn more about the craft of writing and trends in publishing.
All Pikes Peak Writes is PPLD’s annual fiction writing contest for ages 12+, and seeks to highlight writers in our community through one contest.
See the 2022 winners »
Participate in entertaining and educational programs anywhere! We offer a variety of virtual programs.
For upcoming virtual programs, check our calendar
Enjoy a wide range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders at a virtual author event (https://libraryc.org/ppld)
Missed something you wanted to see? Check out recordings of previous virtual programs!