Using the Library Remotely

Last updated March 20, 2020

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Here are some ways that you can use the Library remotely, with all resources available 24/7:

  • Download our mobile app to view your account, browse and download from our collection, and more.
  • Stream and/or download from our digital collection at! There are so many options from OverDrive, Hoopla, Freegal, Kanopy, RBdigital, and more
    • Books
    • Audiobooks
    • Comics
    • Magazines
    • Music
    • Videos

  • Have a question for a PPLD librarian? We’re here to answer your questions virtually! Use our online “contact us” form, and select “general information / ask a librarian” to submit your inquiry and receive an email follow-up soon.
  • Participate in the Winter Adult Reading Program! It will be extended until further notice, and all prizes will be held until PPLD locations reopen.
  • Use our databases to conduct research for businesses, nonprofits, legal matters, and more. You also can learn a new language, plan your next adventure, and do genealogy research.
  • Have kids or teens in your home? We have ample resources for children and teenagers, including homework help, reading, games, creating, planning for the future, and more.
  • Dig into some regional history and genealogy. For example, our digital collection features historic photographs, pamphlets, manuscripts, maps, oral histories, films and more that highlight the rich history of the Pikes Peak area.
  • Find a good book! Check out recommendations, reading lists, and more.
  • Don’t have a library card? Get started and gain online access today.

Here's an assembled list of free online resources for all ages, which has been vetted by PPLD staff. No library card is needed to use these. Resources include live streaming, virtual tours, activities, and much more. Topics include Arts & Culture, Kids & Teens, Learning & Reading for Adults, Professional Support & Development, and Science & Nature.


Will the books that are currently being held continue to be held for me?

Hi there. Available holds will not expire, and patrons will be able to pick them up when PPLD reopens. Places in hold queues will not change. Interlibrary loans are temporarily suspended, and requests will be put in a queue.

Hello, I am wondering if there is a way to sign up for a library card seems how all physical locations are closed?

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