Entries by Margaret Rode

Upcoming Jeffco Foundation Events

Can you believe that it’s Springtime already?! With the arrival of a new season brings new events from the Jefferson County Library Foundation. We hope you’ll be able to join us! NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK National Library Week runs from Monday, April 8th,2019 – Friday, April 12th, 2019. Lakewood Community Acupuncture has teamed up with Jefferson […]

Friends Luncheon Recap

Margaret Coel joined us at this year’s Friends Luncheon. Margaret Coel is the New York Times best-selling author of the acclaimed Wind River mystery series set among the Arapahos on Wyoming’s Wind River Reservation and featuring Jesuit priest Father John O’Malley and Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden. The novels have received wide recognition. They have been […]

Are You Ready For Some March Madness?

Interested in discounted books, dvds, and music? March Madness is just around the corner! The Jeffco Library Foundation is excited to announce that the annual March Madness event will be back this year. Friday, March 22nd 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23rd 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Arvada Library, 7525 W. 57th, Arvada, […]

Calling All Volunteers!

We all know how wonderful the JeffCo Library Foundation is, but maybe you’ve been wondering how you can give back. This post is a roundup of the best ways to give back to the Foundation and steps you can put into action. As always, we thank you for your support! Donate Your Time Our volunteers […]

Margaret Coel To Be Featured At Friends Annual Luncheon

We are so excited that Margaret Coel will be joining us at this year’s Friends Luncheon. She’ll be there with books to sell and sign at the event. You definitely won’t want to miss this one! Margaret Coel is the New York Times best-selling author of the acclaimed Wind River mystery series set among the […]

4 Great Reasons to Support Your Local Libraries

Public library systems all around the U.S. have a lot to offer communities and local residents. Even if you haven’t heard of all the benefits that your own library has to offer, there are several fantastic reasons to support them, such as our very own Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL)! It’s a Great Way to […]

Best Things You Can Do with Your Used Books

Even if you have a love for collecting books, chances are you have at least a few sitting on your shelf you’ll likely never pick up and read again. But that doesn’t mean they have to sit there and collect dust either. If you’re looking for things you can do with your used books, take […]

Reasons to Bring Your Children to the Library While They’re Young

Public libraries are a valuable resource for every community. They provide access to technology, a wealth of information stacked on shelves, and dozens of educational programs available to people of all ages. They are also a great place to bring your children to while they are young. Read on to understand why your family should […]

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Colorado This Summer

School’s out for the summer, which means more time spent with the whole family together. And one of the best things about summertime in Colorado is that the warm and dry weather allows us to have pretty endless activity options! Here are some fun family-friendly things to do in the Centennial State this summer to […]

Top Benefits of Becoming a Friend of Jefferson County Libraries

At Jefferson County Library Foundation (JCLF), our goal is to support the Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) resources, programs and services to further benefit our local community. And if you are interested in learning how to support our initiatives, consider becoming a Friend of Jefferson County Libraries! Friends value our Library and lend their voices, […]

Why You Should Volunteer for Jefferson County Library Foundation

Whether you have more time on your calendar these days, or you are simply looking for a way to support the Jefferson County Library Foundation, volunteering may be a great fit for you! If you need a little extra convincing, we’ve got a handful of reasons why you should consider becoming one of our volunteers […]


3 Great Reasons to Donate Good Used Books!

Even in today’s high-tech world, traditional hard copy books still have the amazing ability to offer inspiration, insight and education. And sometimes, there’s just nothing better than holding a book in your hand, rather than a cell phone or a tablet. But what if you have too many books that you no longer need? Then […]