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The Target
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News

High Plains Library District Receives the 2014 Matt Schuman Award from Connections for Independent Living

Call For Entries: Taste of Art Juries Show To Benefit HPLD Foundation

High Plains Library District Recognized for Financial Excellence

Events

Shakespeare Chautauqua Presentation

What's Up with Shakespeare's Men?

Much Ado About Nothing

New Movies

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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High Plains Library District Receives the 2014 Matt Schuman Award from Connections for Independent Living

HPLD honored as a local business or member of the community that makes particular efforts to help people with disabilities live more independent and self-sufficient lives.[read more]

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Call For Entries: Taste of Art Juries Show To Benefit HPLD Foundation

For a $30 entry fee, artists can enter two pieces for the juried show, which will be celebrated on June 21st during the Taste of Art gala at Centennial Park Library.[read more]

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High Plains Library District Recognized for Financial Excellence

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been issued to High Plains Library District.[read more]

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Sustainability In Action

HPLD's new solar panels produce almost 20% of the electricity used in the Farr and Centenial Park Libraries.[read more]

EVENTS

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Shakespeare Chautauqua Presentation

Join us as we celebrate the Bard with Roger Winn - actor, director, and Shakespeare educator. April 23, 6:30 pm, at Centennial Park Library.

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What's Up with Shakespeare's Men?

Romeo, Hamlet, Macbeth, Coriolanus...they were all under pressure to conform to the rules of a society that often disenfranchised its young men. Stuck in a culture that forced upon them ... 

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Much Ado About Nothing

Join us at Farr Regional Library, April 18, at 5:30 pm for Josh Whedon's (2012) comedy, based on Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing." (PG-13; 107 minutes)

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One Book 4 Colorado: Grumpy Bird

Four year olds are invited to come into Carbon Valley Regional, Centennial Park, Erie Community, Farr Regional, Kersey and Lincoln Park Libraries April 7-21 to pick up a free copy of thi... 

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MOVIES

Online Resources

Access databases, research & subject guides, suggested web resources and other useful information compiled by the librarians of the High Plains Library District.

Databases A to Z

Browse HPLD’s subscription databases by title. Library database access is available to all onsite library visitors. In addition, all High Plains Library District resident library card holders may access most of the library’s databases from home.

Text Notices

High Plains offers a service where you can receive notices via text messages. You have the option to be notified when:
*Items you have checked out are coming due and can now be renewed
*Items you have requested are ready for pickup
*Items you have checked out are overdue
Service configuration options include the ability to:
*Send and receive in English or Spanish
*Receive notices for more than one library card
What you need to get started:
*A phone that can send a text message to an e-mail address
*Subscription to text messaging with your wireless carrier.
This service is free from the Library.
Standard text rate apply.
Enjoy!

Proctoring Services Available

Proctoring Services are available at four of our locations: Carbon Valley Regional, Centennial Park, Erie Community and Farr Regional Library.
The service is offered free of charge.

Virtual Chat Available Now

HPLD now has Virtual Chat service available. You can now chat with a HPLD staff person. Our staff can help you with questions about your account, help you find books, articles and research information and more. Service available Monday-Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm; Friday and Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm.

Notary Services

The High Plains Library District offers free limited notary public services. The High Plains Library District will be providing 3 common notary functions to the public: Acknowledgements, Oaths and Affirmations, and Certify Copies. Documents must be unsigned and must be accompanied by a valid photo I.D. of the signer(s). The following locations offer limited Notary Service: Carbon Valley Regional Library, Centennial Park, Erie Community Library, Farr Regional Library, Lincoln Park and Platteville Public Library. Notary service hours vary by location, please call for more details.