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Tom Clancy Commander in Chief
by Mark Greaney


HPLD Receives Group's Community Service Award


Money Matters: Buying Residential Investment Property

Canvas and Cocoa

MakeIt: Teen Series

New Movies


American Ultra


HPLD Receives Group's Community Service Award

HPLD recognized by Group Publishing[read more]



Money Matters: Buying Residential Investment Property

Low supply and high demand have created a highly competitive rental market, yet interest rates and purchase prices remain quite low. Perhaps this is the ideal time to begin your adventur... 

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Canvas and Cocoa

Join us for a cozy painting session while we sip on hot cocoa at Carbon Valley Regional Library on December 1 at 4 pm. Local artist Tami Showers will demonstrate how to paint a winter th... 

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MakeIt: Teen Series

This series of hands-on workshops at Riverside Library are designed for teens in Grades 5-12. Come try your Do-It-Yourself skills! Registration is required for each event. Saturday, Dec... 

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A Wandering Botanist: Curious Stories of Familiar Holiday Plants

Plants have stories to tell. Their stories color and enrich our planet and elicit poetry in humans. Plants caution us, warn us, teach us, feed us, comfort us, humor us, heal us and infor... 

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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.


Book A Librarian

Need home downloading to your device? Want to learn how to save your pictures to your computer? Book a Librarian can help! Book a one-on-one 30 minute session to give you the help you need.

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 has a 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 10:00am-5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm.

Bike Fix-It Station

You will find Bike Repair Fix It Stations at the following locations: Carbon Valley, Centennial Park, Erie, Farr and Lincoln Park. Ride your bike to the library! Be green!