Experience Passes

Check out one of HPLD’s Experience Passes and gain entry to local attractions, museums, and more!

If you need help getting started, check our Specialty Checkout Quick Guides in English and Spanish.

Greeley History Museum and
Centennial Village Museum

The Greeley History Museum showcases and preserves Greeley and Weld County’s history through permanent and temporary exhibitions, educational programs, research, and collections. 


Colorado Model
Railroad Museum

This one-of-a-kind museum has hundreds of railroad sceneries, more than 500 scale locomotives, 80 scale miles of train track, and thousands of other handmade artifacts. 

Fort Collins
Museum of Discovery

An interactive and immersive museum, featuring hands-on and collections-based exhibits that tell the stories of Northern Colorado and beyond. 


The Gardens On
Spring Creek

A community botanic garden of Fort Collins, Colorado.  This 18-acre site opened in 2004 as part of an important partnership between the City of Fort Collins and the Friends of the Gardens on Spring Creek.  

Global Village
Museum of
Arts and Cultures

Created to engage and inspire visitors to learn more about world cultures, people, art, and history to promote world understanding and foster peace. To date the Museum’s collection includes hundreds of ethnographic items, art, and archaeological objects from around the world. 


Denver Museum
of Nature
and Science

A natural history and science museum in Denver, Colorado. Denver Museum of Nature and Science is a resource for informal science education in the Rocky Mountain region. A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help museum visitors learn about the natural history of Colorado, Earth, and the universe.


Museo De Las Americas

Museo de las Americas is the premier Latin American Art Museum in the Rocky Mountain region, and has been celebrating the artistic and cultural achievements of our communities for over three decades, from ancient to folk to contemporary art.

Specialty Checkout Terms of Use

  • You must have a valid email address
  • You must have a resident library card. CLC, Limited access or eAccess card holders are not eligible for Specialty Checkout service.
  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have less than $7.50 in fines/fees on your library account.
  • Items check out for a 7-day period (beginning on the start reservation date).
  • Your reservation start date must be at least 4 days after today’s date.
  • You can have 2 active reservations per month, per item type, but you may only check out 1 of each item type at a time (i.e. 1 laptop, 1 park pass, 1 telescope).
  • The person who made the reservation, must be the person picking up the item.
  • You can return items on or before the end reservation day.
  • You can pick up and return your item during open library hours.
  • It is preferred to return the item to the library from which it was checked out.
  • Due to potential damage of items, a patron must return Specialty Checkout items to the front desk.
  • A patron will be denied use of this service if these items are returned in the book drop on more than three occasions.
  • You must bring a photo ID and your library card to check out your item.
  • Reservation(s) are effective for 24 hours. Item(s) must be checked out within  the 24-hour hold time. (For example: If you reserve a laptop for 10:00 am on Monday, you must pick up the item by 9:59 am on Tuesday. At 10:00 am on Tuesday, your reservation is automatically cancelled). No exceptions. Item(s) can be picked up any time during the 24-hour hold time.
  • A patron will be denied use of the Specialty Checkout service if they have more than three abandoned holds of any item. An abandoned hold is defined as an item that has not been picked up within the 24-hour pick up window. This does not include cancelled holds by patron or staff.
  • Because laptops are internet-enabled, simultaneous laptop and mifi unit reservations will result in cancellation of the mifi reservation.

Borrower Agreement

By using this service, you are agreeing to follow all state and federal laws about the use of the borrowed item(s). You also agree to follow library policies about Specialty Checkout item(s).

Return the item(s) to the library staff at the service desk.

If an item is not returned by the due date, overdue charges of $20 per day will accrue and the full replacement cost may be charged. Accounts with balances that exceed $10 may be referred to our collection agency and additional charges will be assessed. The library may also report the failure to return an item to appropriate law enforcement authorities.