Featured Events

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Catered Dinner
Charming Location
Delicious Desserts
Signature Cocktail
Music & Entertainment
Silent Auction

Fête des Fables Gala:

The Snow Queen

Join us for our eighth annual gala benefiting Douglas County Libraries Foundation! Enjoy a signature cocktail, catered dinner, and delicious desserts in a charming landscape of snow and ice. You’ll also enjoy delightful entertainment, interesting guests, our classic silent auction, and much more. You’re invited!
Friday, September 29, 6PM
Highlands Ranch Mansion
Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning

Join Active Minds to explore a variety of interesting topics, places and people. AGES 50+.
Various dates & locations
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Book Lovers

Book Lovers

Discover great new reads at an evening of book talks, with special guests and door prizes! ADULTS.
Various dates & locations
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Summer Reading

Summer Reading: Dog Days of Summer

Fetch some fun with exciting events, activities, prizes, giveaways, and our community challenge. ALL AGES.
June 3-July 31, All Locations
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Author Events

Spend an evening with these diverse authors and hear the stories behind their stories. We regularly host bestsellers, local authors, children's writers, and more.

The Hound from the Pound

Jessica Swaim

Saturday, June 17, 2PM, Parker

Meet Colorado author Jessica Swaim, who will join us to read and talk about her picture book, "The Hound from the Pound." A Summer Reading event for all ages to enjoy. Books will be sold at the event. KIDS & ADULTS.
Good Night, Irene

Luis Alberto Urrea

Saturday, June 24, 6:30PM, Highlands Ranch

Enjoy a summer evening with bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Luis Alberto Urrea. The author will join us to talk about his new novel, "Good Night, Irene," a story of women’s heroism during World War II, inspired by his mother’s Red Cross service. Books will be sold at the event courtesy of Tattered Cover Book Store. ADULTS.
Lady Tan’s Circle of Women

Lisa See

Wednesday, June 28, 6:30PM, Highlands Ranch

Join New York Times bestselling author Lisa See and hear about her new historical novel, "Lady Tan’s Circle of Women," inspired by the true story of a woman physician from 15th-century China. Perfect for fans of "The Island of Sea Women" and "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan." Books will also be sold at the event. ADULTS.
Bluebird Seasons

Mary Taylor Young

Friday, September 15, 6:30PM, Castle Rock

Meet Colorado author Mary Taylor Young when she joins us to talk about her new book, "Bluebird Seasons," chronicling the seasonal cycles of nature and habitats in our state. Nature and wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy her talk! Books will also be sold at the event. ADULTS.

Are you a local author interested in adding your work to our collection? Apply now to be considered.