Entries by Jenaveve Linabary

Speakeasy: A Different Drummer is a Success!

We’re pleased to report that Speakeasy: A Different Drummer was a great success! More than 65 people attended the program, hosted by the Jefferson County Library Foundation, which featured three of Denver’s best-known drummers: Ben Wysocki (The Fray), Brian Nevin (Big Head Todd & The Monsters) and Nate Barnes (Mary Chapin Carpenter). Brian, Nate and […]

Books & Bargains-Fall Whale Sale Recap

Following on years of tradition, the Foundation’s Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale was held on the third weekend of October 2016 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. As you can guess from the name, it was another enormous sale! Not only did it raise $61,000 for JCPL programs, but this year we broke from our […]

2016 Holiday Sales

It might be a little early to trim the tree, but it isn’t too early to plan for our holiday sales! We set aside the best books all year round just for these special sales, where you can find great gifts at great prices. Best of all–proceeds from these sales go back to help the Jefferson […]

Lakewood Library Donation Room Closes

Effective immediately, large donations of used books and other materials will no longer be accepted at the east door of the Lakewood Library building at 20th and Miller. Please bring boxed donations directly to our warehouse, at 10790 W 50th Avenue, Suite 200, in Wheat Ridge, CO, Monday-Friday, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  If you have […]

Tickets Available Now for Annual Rare & Novel Event

It is hard to believe that the holiday season is approaching, and with it, our annual Rare and Novel event. For the 15th annual benefit, we are celebrating Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous character: Sherlock Holmes. This festive fundraiser will be complete with formal dinner, silent auction, and themed entertainment featuring Colorado ACTS and a special appearance by the […]

Summer Reading a Success!

Did you hear the news? Jefferson County residents like you read a marathon of 27,564,728 minutes this summer as part of Jefferson County Public Library Summer Reading. What an achievement! Congratulations to JCPL, to everyone who participated in Go Read! Go!, and to the five winning schools in the new school reading contest! ALL READERS: 34,793 people registered […]

Remembering the Gridiron Champions

On April 24th, 2016, we presented the first event in our Speakeasy Series – a one-hour Q & A featuring linebacker Shaquil Barrett and tight end Virgil Green, moderated by former 9News anchor Neal Browne. The Speaskeasy Series was designed to be a unique, personal experience, rather than a traditional lecture. Fans and friends in attendance laughed and […]