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August Fundraising Events for New Library


Margie Woodruff
Foundation Manager
Douglas County Libraries Foundation
303-688-7638
Contact by e-mail
100 South Wilcox Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104


August Fundraising Events for New Library

The Castle Pines community has pulled together to help Douglas County Libraries open a small library at 7437 Village Square Drive in September. So far, nearly $36,000 has been pledged towards the $50,000 fundraising goal. To reach these aspirations, The Book Week End, a large-scale fundraising event has been set for August 20-23:

Thursday, August 20: Author’s Reception with Jon Shors (Beneath a Marble Sky, Beside a Burning Sea, Dragon House) and Dave Cullen (Colombine), 6:30 p.m. at the Cherokee Ranch & Castle (6113 N. Daniels Park Road). Book sales, book signing, dessert, castle tours, and a cash bar. Tickets are $50. To purchase tickets, contact Sharon Kollmar at 303-688-3359 or Contact by e-mail .

Saturday, August 22: Book Sale, 9-4 p.m. at the Castle Pines Community Center (7404 Yorkshire Dr.). Over 10,000 items at rock bottom prices. Information: Contact by e-mail

Sunday, August 23: Children’s Book Swap, 2-4 p.m. at Coyote Ridge Park (northeast corner of Monarch Blvd. and Hidden Pointe Blvd.). Children should bring five books to swap and $5 to participate. Don’t miss the moon bounce, author tent, featuring Justin Matott and Julie Danneberg, face painter, balloon twister, food vendors, field games and more. Information: Contact by e-mail

The Castle Pines Library will offer a children’s area, express computers, wireless Internet and self check-out, and great customer service. A community Grand Opening celebration will take place on Saturday, September 19 at the new library.

Anyone interested in contributing to the Castle Pines Library should contact Douglas County Libraries Foundation Manager, Margie Woodruff, at 303-688-7638 or Contact by email .

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