Featured Events

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Catered Dinner
Charming Location
Delicious Desserts
Signature Cocktail
Music & Entertainment
Silent Auction

Fête des Fables Gala:

The Snow Queen

Join us for our eighth annual gala benefiting Douglas County Libraries Foundation! Enjoy a signature cocktail, catered dinner, and delicious desserts in a charming landscape of snow and ice. You’ll also enjoy delightful entertainment, interesting guests, our classic silent auction, and much more. You’re invited!
Friday, September 29, 6PM
Highlands Ranch Mansion
Lifelong Learning with OLLI

Lifelong Learning with OLLI

Four-week noncredit courses for adults 50 and over, with no assignments or grades...because curiosity never retires! ADULTS 50+.
Various dates & locations
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The Sammy Project

The Sammy Project Exhibit

This traveling photography show features portraits and personal stories of people living with mental health struggles. The exhibit is free and travels to a different DCL location each month through May. ALL AGES.
April 1-30, Parker
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Book Lovers

Book Lovers

Discover great new reads at an evening of book talks, with special guests and door prizes! ADULTS.
Various dates & locations
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Great Decisions

Great Decisions

Discuss the global issues facing America at this series of discussions led by expert guest speakers. ADULTS.
Various dates, Highlands Ranch & Parker
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Author Events

Spend an evening with these diverse authors and hear the stories behind their stories. We regularly host bestsellers, local authors, children's writers, and more.

Where Coyotes Howl

Sandra Dallas

Saturday, April 22, 6PM, Highlands Ranch

Don’t miss award-winning Colorado author Sandra Dallas when she joins us to talk about her new novel, "Where Coyotes Howl," a moving ode to rural life in early 20th-century Wyoming. Books will be sold at the event courtesy of Tattered Cover Book Store. ADULTS.
All the Time in the World

John Gierach

Saturday, May 13, 6:30PM, Highlands Ranch

The fly-fishing expert and author will join us to talk about his newest book, "All the Time in the World." He’ll share the joys and frustrations of the fly-fishing life, from his home waters along the Front Range to fishing across North America. Books will be sold courtesy of Tattered Cover Book Store. TEENS & ADULTS.
Good Night, Irene

Luis Alberto Urrea

Saturday, June 24, 6:30PM, Highlands Ranch

Enjoy a summer evening with bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Luis Alberto Urrea. The author will join us to talk about his new novel, "Good Night, Irene," a story of women’s heroism during World War II, inspired by his mother’s Red Cross service. Books will be sold at the event courtesy of Tattered Cover Book Store. ADULTS.
Lady Tan’s Circle of Women

Lisa See

Wednesday, June 28, 6:30PM, Highlands Ranch

Join New York Times bestselling author Lisa See and hear about her new historical novel, "Lady Tan’s Circle of Women," inspired by the true story of a woman physician from 15th-century China. Perfect for fans of "The Island of Sea Women" and "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan." Books will also be sold at the event. ADULTS.

Are you a local author interested in adding your work to our collection? Apply now to be considered.