Events

The Friends of the Loveland Public Library hosts events of all sorts and sizes, from our yearly fundraiser classics to special red-letter events. Click on an event name at right to find out more.

Community activities and events funded by the Friends include:

  • Book Fairs at Barnes and Noble in Loveland
  • Semi-Annual Used Book Sales
  • Loveland Lights, a celebration of winter holiday traditions
  • Loveland Loves to Read, an annual "one book/one community" program
  • Murder Mystery Night - solve a mystery unfolding before you!
  • Pints for People, in conjunction with Loveland Aleworks

Upcoming Events

    • 05 Sep 2017
    • 06 Sep 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • Loveland Public Library, Erion Room

    Adult Book Discussions, Sept. 5 at 9 a.m. or 6:30 p.m., and Sept. 6 at 9 a.m.  

    • Erion Room, Loveland Public Library
    • No registration required


    • 18 Sep 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Rialto Theatre, Loveland, CO

    The book selected for 2017 is Spider Woman's Daughter, by Anne Hillerman. 


    Presentation by Anne Hillerman at the Rialto Theatre, 228 E. 4th St. Loveland, CO, Sept. 18, 7 p.m.

    For more information, see our Loveland Loves to Read page.

    • 19 Sep 2017
    • 12:30 PM
    • Sylvan Dale Ranch, Loveland, CO

    Lunch with Anne Hillerman at Sylvan Dale Ranch, 2939 N. Co. Rd. 31D, Loveland, CO, Sept. 19, 12:30 p.m.

    • Advance reservation is required
    • $35 tickets include shuttle service from the south parking lot of the Chilson Center
    • To reserve lunch and shuttle, send $35 check AND shuttle request to FOLPL (see address above) by Sept. 1st
    • For more information:  970-962-2402 (Loveland Public Library Adult Services)

    • 20 Sep 2017
    • 1:00 PM
    • Loveland Public Library

    Southwest Art Presentation by Dr. Peter Jacobs in the Gertrude Scott room, Loveland Public Library, Sept. 20, 1 p.m.

    Free event, with open seating.


    • 21 Sep 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Loveland Public Library, Gertrude Scott Room

    Movie Night, Sept. 21, 7 p.m.

    • A Thief of Time, a film directed by Robert Redford, starring Wes Studi as Joe Leaphorn and Adam Beach as Jim Chee, in the Gertrude Scott room. 
    • Free
    • Open seating
    • Free Popcorn

    • 27 Oct 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • 4-H Building at the Ranch, Loveland CO

    The Friends of Loveland Public Library’s Fall Used-Book Sale will be October 27-29, 2017.

    Members only on Friday night, memberships are available at the door. No scanners, please, on Friday night.

    Saturday, open to all from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hardbacks $2.50, trade paperbacks $2, mass market paperbacks $1, vintage books and non-book items priced as marked.

    Sunday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. All the books you can fit in a standard shopping bag for $5. Other-sized bags priced similarly.

    Thomas M. McKee 4-H Youth & Community Building at "The Ranch"
    Larimer County Fairgrounds & Events Complex
    I-25 & Crossroads Blvd., Loveland, CO
    (Exit 259 on I-25)

    • 28 Oct 2017
    • 29 Oct 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • 4-H Building at the Ranch, Loveland CO

    The Friends of Loveland Public Library’s Fall Used-Book Sale will be October 27-29.

    Members only on Friday night, memberships are available at the door. No scanners, please, on Friday night.

    Saturday, open to all from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hardbacks $2.50, trade paperbacks $2, mass market paperbacks $1, vintage books and non-book items priced as marked.

    Sunday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. All the books you can fit in a standard shopping bag for $5. Other-sized bags priced similarly.

    Thomas M. McKee 4-H Youth & Community Building at "The Ranch"
    Larimer County Fairgrounds & Events Complex
    I-25 & Crossroads Blvd., Loveland, CO
    (Exit 259 on I-25)

    • 02 Dec 2017
    • 03 Dec 2017
    • 2 sessions
    Join in the fun during the Loveland Lights 2017 Celebration by entering our “Winter House” competition!

    Informational flyer

    Entry form

Friends of the Loveland Public Library Foundation, Inc.  |  970-962-2712  |  FOLPLF, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland, CO 80537 

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