Literary Events in the Colorado Springs Area Starting May 28 | Events Calendars

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LITERARY EVENTS

Book talk with Pemba Sherpa — Author of “Bridging Worlds: A Sherpa’s Story,” 4:30 p.m. June 16, Cherokee Ranch & Castle, 6113 N. Daniels Park Road, Sedalia, $32.50. Tickets: Cherokee ranch.org.

Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District Literary Awards Luncheon – Jim Fergus will receive the Frank Waters Award and John Wesley Anderson will receive the Golden Quill Award, 11:30 a.m. June 18, DoubleTree Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Road, $45-$50, $360 for a table of eight. Reservations required before June 10: tinyurl.com/bmwafcms.

Juneteenth, Pride and Black Music Month Storytime — Noon-2 p.m. June 18, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. Registration: tinyurl.com/48etvvz3.

mountain of authors – With Showcase Author Tables, featuring local authors from the Pikes Peak area who will have their books available for purchase, 3 p.m. June 18, 21c Library, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; ppld.org/moa.

HOT COMES OFF THE PRESS

Recent offers from regional authors:

• “Donnie the Donkey: A Colorado Tale” by Bill Comer. Published by Christian Faith Publishing. PLOT: The story of a donkey in the mountains of Colorado named Bonnie who lives during the gold rush days. She has a minor who takes good care of her. Bonnie has a great life, but she has some unexpected surprises.

GUARDIANS NEEDED

Children’s Literacy Center — 719-471-8672, children Literacycenter.org.

AVAILABLE

E-books and more — Free e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines with PPLD library card. Click CyberShelf at ppld.org.

LIBRARY LISTINGS

Pikes Peak Library District: ppld.org.

• Calhan, 600 Bank Street.

• Cheyenne Mountain, 1785 S. 8th St.

• East, 5550 N. Union Blvd.

• Fountain, 230 S. Main St.

• High Prairie, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon

• Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive

• Manitou Springs, 515 Manitou Ave.

• Monument, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

• Old Colorado City, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.

• Palmer Lake, 66 Lower Glenway

• Penrose, 20 N. Cascade Ave.

• Rockrimmon, 832 Village Center Drive

• Ruth Holley, 685 N. Murray Blvd.

• Sand Creek, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

• Ute Pass, 8010 Severy Ave, Cascade

CARLOTTA OLSON, THE GAZETTE


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