Book Sale Coming this December!

Please join your Woodland Park Friends of the Library for a Holiday Used Book Sale! For one day only, Saturday, December 6, browse our delightful collection of used coffee table books, nice cookbooks, children’s storybooks, fiction, and small gift books. We have books for the art enthusiast, gardener, crafter, astronomy aficionado, cook, wedding planner, travel … Continue reading

October is almost over…

Did you know that October is National Medical Librarians Month and Theological Libraries Month? October also is Canadian Library Month. October is a great month for libraries and books. Banned books week falls in October. We want to hear from you, how have libraries touched your life and opened new opportunities?

Star Wars Reads Day – This Friday!

That’s right! Star Wars Reads Day is this Friday, October 10! Join us at the Woodland Park Public Library in the Teen Room and Children’s Area. There will be lots of great fun and prizes! You can make your own Yoda ears or Princess Leia Buns, and a lightsaber, then take some awesome pics in … Continue reading

Looking for something to read?

Recommendations by Laurie B. “If you are interested in the early history of Montana, the Scottish immigrants and cattlemen who shaped the landscape and society, you will enjoy Ivan Doig’s novels. He is a master storyteller, weaving family history deftly against the Montana landscape. His use of language is startlingly adept. Any of his novels … Continue reading

Fall is Here!

What’s Happening at Your Libraries Fall is the perfect time to reaquaint yourself with the library. Come into either of our libraries in Woodland Park and Florissant and browse our shelves, read a magazine or newspaper, check out a book or movie, use a computer, get help from a friendly, knowledgeable librarian, attend a program … Continue reading

Happy Banned Books Week!

Books challenged by library patrons in 2013 across the country Here is the list of the top 10 “most challenged” books in 2013. The list was complied by the American Library Association, which defines a challenge as a formal written request to remove a book from the shelves of public and school libraries. Few if … Continue reading

Thank you for a wonderful summer!

We had a spectacular Summer Reading Program this year with over 800 kids, teens, and adults participating! We would like to thank The Rampart Library District Foundation, The Friends of the Library, Ute Pass Woodland Park Kiwanis, The Rotary Club of Pikes Peak, Burger King, Wendy’s, Andrew’s Candies, Starbucks, Ute Pass Brewing Co, AARF, Woodland … Continue reading

New Zinio for Libraries

The Rampart Library District has been so thrilled to offer you digital magazines through Zinio for Libraries. Zinio for Libraries has been such a resounding success that all of the magazine publishers decided to increase their prices. In order to keep Zinio for your use, we have been forced to make some changes. You may … Continue reading

What is STEM?

You have, by now, probably heard the phrase STEM thrown around when talking about education and the like. But what is it? And what does it have to do with the library? STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Many schools are focusing more on STEM education and we at the library also agree … Continue reading