“A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.” ― Andrew Carnegie
About Us


Mission Statement

The Friends of the Manitou Springs Community Library is a 501(c)3 that exists for the purpose of providing fundraising efforts and advocacy to the Manitou Springs CommunityLibrary. The nonprofit also supports the Library by augmenting normal City processes.

Note: We are in the process of revising and updating our mission statement to reflect our new merger with PPLD.

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Latest News



A Novel Evening: The Great Gatsby

It’s going to be a fantastic, vintage-inspired evening with a cocktail hour, fine dining, music, dancing and a silent auction! And it all benefits our beloved 1910 Carnegie! Get your tickets here!



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Become a Member


Becoming a member of the Friends of the Manitou Springs Community Library is quick and easy and helps us support the Library through fundraising and advocacy.

When you fill out your application, make sure you specifiy the Manitou Springs Community Library branch so that half of your money stays in Manitou to benefit this branch.

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