Literary Occasions within the Colorado Springs Space | lifestyle

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Events can be canceled due to COVID-19.

LITERARY EVENTS

Virtual Authors Day – With Pam Houston and Jeri Norgren, 10-11: 30 a.m., Saturday, $ 10-15. Registration required: tinyurl.com/3ah6rnfz.

Virtual interview with Rutherford Case – Writer of “Time Springs Eternal,” 10-11:30 am, April 24; manitou springsheritagecenter.org.

AVAILABLE

Hoopla Digital – Users of the Pikes Peak Library District can use Hoopla Digital to access videos, music and audiobooks from smartphones, tablets, PCs and Apple TV for free. hoopladigital.com.

E-books and more – E-books, e-audio books, e-magazines free of charge with PPLD library card. Click CyberShelf under ppld.org.

LIBRARY LISTINGS

All Branches of the Pikes Peak District Library Users can browse the physical collection without reservation, use self-checkout machines and service desks, reserve a 55-minute computer session per day, fax, scan and / or copy documents using machines without staff assistance, and make a 55-minute reservation for access to special collections in the Carnegie Library from 1905. Call 389-8968 to book your session. Library ID required to reserve by phone. PPLD has reopened its makerspaces and video / audio recording studios and a limited number of meeting rooms in five locations. Library users can also check out studio equipment and take advantage of 3D printing drop-off services. In addition to PPLD’s virtual Ask-a-Librarian services, large digital collection, extensive hub of online resources, and many virtual programs available online at ppld.org, users can also take advantage of roadside services at library locations .

Locations:

• Calhan Library, 600 Bank St., Calhan

• Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1785 p. 8th St.

• East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd.

• Branch of the well library, 230 S. Main St., Brunnen

• High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon

• Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive

• Manitou Springs Library at the Manitou Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs

• Monument Library Branch, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument

• Branch of the Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.

• The Palmer Lake Library Branch, 66 Lower Glenway, Palmer Lake

• Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave.

• Rockrimmon Library Branch, 832 Village Center Drive

• Ruth Holley Library Branch, 685 N. Murray Blvd.

• Sand Creek Library Branch, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

• Ute Pass Library Branch, 8010 Severy Ave., Cascade

CARLOTTA OLSON, THE GAZETTE