Libraries in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Find Colorado Springs, Colorado libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches. Libraries provide information on applications, borrowing books, ebooks, library programs, online databases and research.

Colorado School Deaf-Blind LIBR 33 North Institute Street Colorado Springs, CO

Kraemer Family Library 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway Colorado Springs, CO

Penrose Public Library 20 North Cascade Avenue Colorado Springs, CO

Pikes Peak Library District - Ruth Holley Library 685 North Murray Boulevard Colorado Springs, CO

ProRodeo Hall of Fame 101 Pro Rodeo Drive Colorado Springs, CO

Rockrimmon Library 832 Village Center Drive Colorado Springs, CO

About Colorado Springs Libraries

Colorado Springs Libraries are institutions that stores and make available collections of books, periodicals, electronic databases, and other information sources to either the general public or a specific group of patrons in Colorado Springs, CO. Library collections may also include musical recordings, films, and other cultural materials. In addition to making their physical and electronic collections available to patrons, Colorado Springs Libraries organize and sponsor a wide range of programs and activities that complement their collections.

You may contact the Library for questions about:
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  • Colorado Springs Library catalogs and collections
  • Library research facilities and databases
  • Colorado Springs Library cards
  • Library programs and events
Colorado Springs Public Libraries

Colorado Springs Public Libraries are or local government operations. While registration and a Colorado Springs library card are usually required, access to most of the materials and services offered at a Public Library is generally free. Physical items may be borrowed and electronic materials accessed without an additional fee. While registration and the issuance of a card may be limited to residents of the jurisdiction served by a Public Library, most Libraries honor cards from other Public Libraries near Colorado Springs and many participate in programs that allow for inter-library loans. In larger jurisdictions, the Public Library may consist of a main Library building with additional satellite facilities referred to as Colorado Springs Library Branches.

Colorado Springs Academic Libraries are typically housed at colleges and universities primarily for the benefit of students and faculty, though some may open their collections and services to residents of the surrounding communities. Colorado State Libraries primarily serve as repositories for state documents to support research by CO employees and legislators, though they are also open to the general public.

Special Library Collections

In addition to the general collections found in a Colorado Springs Public Library, special collections may be available that emphasize local history and institutions or unique aspects of the community. Special collections may have value as historical artifacts and may not be available for circulation outside of the Colorado Library facility.

Colorado Springs Public Library Programs

Colorado Springs Public Libraries make computers available on site for patrons' research activities and to provide access to their electronic databases and publications. Public Libraries also frequently offer programs and services that support patrons in job searches, Colorado Springs genealogy research, small business development, or legal research. Book readings by authors and a variety of entertainment events may also be presented, such as musical performances, poetry readings, and children's events.