Foundation Events and Programs


Join the High Plains Library District Foundation and the Community Grief Center for a special screening of The Art of Racing in the Rain with New York Times Best Selling Author Garth Stein. The Foundation’s 2019 Writer in Residence Laura Brashear will join Stein to discuss the film and how each author writes about grief. Seating is limited for this intimate event.

November 10, 2019  from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

The Kress Cinema & Lounge, 817 8th Avenue, Greeley, Colorado


General Admission: $50

Tickets available online August 23


What’s included:

5:00 pm – Cocktails and Appetizers in the Fireplace Lounge

5:30 pm – Film introduction and discussion with Garth Stein and Laura Brashear

6:00 pm – Special Showing of The Art of Racing in the Rain


All proceeds benefit the HPLD Foundation’s Writer in Residence program and the programs of the Community Grief Center.

To become a sponsor, contact: or (970) 506-8565

Thank You to the Sponsors of A Special Screening of The Art of Racing in the Rain

 Enzo’s Family – $2,500


Cocktail Hour Sponsor – $750



Ruff Riders –  $500



In addition to fundraising events, the High Plains Library District Foundation provides support for programs such as the Writer in Residence, Links for Literacy, and Technology Donations. These programs allow individualized support to community members and non-profits in addition to preserving the rich history of Northern Colorado.


The Foundation also supports the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative, which promotes early literacy. The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program is proudly sponsored by the Elevations Foundation.