2024 Events and Fundraisers

March 2024

Books on Film | March 1 | DUNE TWO at Harkins Arvada Theater

Join us for the opening day of the sci-fi movie event of 2024 and help raise funds for Library programs and services!  Our 2024 Books on Film fundraiser happens on opening night of the much-anticipated follow-up to the blockbuster DUNE movie adaptation of the Frank Herbert sci-fi/thriller novel. A portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible and proceeds help us support programs including 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and the Raise a Reader kids/family literacy programs. The event will be held at Harkins Theaters Arvada 14 in Olde Town Arvada. Doors open at 6PM. $50 per person includes drink and popcorn. Tickets now on sale at https://jeffclf.ticketleap.com/bof-dune2/

April 2024

Library Giving Day | April 3 | National Day of Giving

#LibraryGivingDay is one of our two major yearly fundraising events! This is the day that people across the nation who depend on and enjoy public libraries donate to their individual library system. Donations made today go toward the incredible programs, services and materials provided by our Jefferson County Public Library!

2024 Friends Annual Meeting | April 19 | Wheat Ridge Rec Center

Our Friends of JCPL Annual Meeting will be held again at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center in Wheat Ridge, CO. We’re excited to announce that Erika Krause will be our featured speaker. Erika Krouse is the author of three books of fiction and nonfiction, most recently Tell Me Everything: The Story of a Private Investigation, which is a New York Times Editors’ Choice, winner of the Edgar Award, the Colorado Book Award, and the Housatonic Book Award, and is currently optioned for TV adaptation. Her short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Esquire.com, and other places. Her new collection of short stories, Save Me, Stranger, is forthcoming in 2024 from Flatiron Books/Macmillan.

June 2024

Spring Whale Sale | June 1-4 | Jeffco Fairgrounds, Golden, CO

The Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale is one of our two annual mega sales.  The Whale Sales help us raise funds to support early literacy programs at Jefferson County Public Library.  Tens of thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, LPs, and rare/collectible items for sale in this much-anticipated community event.  Click here for more info.

July 2024

Volunteer Appreciation Event | Date TBD | Wheat Ridge CO

This invitation-only event honors our amazing volunteers for the dedication, generosity, and expertise that lets us fulfill our mission of enriching and expanding the reach of Library programs and services in Jefferson County.

September 2024

Dine and Donate |  Date TBD  | 240 Union Restaurant, Lakewood

This annual fundraiser is a delicious way to help us raise funds for your local Library! Every year, the award-winning 240 Union Creative Grille opens its doors to Library lovers and generously donates 25% of all food sales for the day!

Please join us all day for a relaxed and scrumptious dining experience!

240 Union Restaurant | 240 Union Blvd. | Lakewood, CO

October 2024

Barnes & Noble Bookfair  |  Date TBD  | Denver West Village, 14347 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood
Shop today and show your support for your Jefferson County Library Foundation!  A portion of all sales will be donated today instore and online!

Fall Whale Sale | Date TBD | Jeffco Fairgrounds, Golden, CO

The Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale is one of our two annual mega sales.  The Whale Sales help us raise funds to support early literacy programs at Jefferson County Public Library.  Tens of thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, LPs, and rare/collectible items for sale in this much-anticipated community event. [Learn more.]

Goldilocks Has Gone Fishing…For Kindness Fundraiser | Date TBD | Evergreen, CO

Live music, auction, great food and drink share center-stage at this annual event!  Held at the Troutdale Tavern in Evergreen, CO, this fundraiser raises funds for mountain libraries and benefits Evergreen and Conifer libraries. This event is sponsored by Mountain Metro Association of REALTORS®.

Ticket and performance information available late September.

December 2024

Colorado Gives Day | December 10

Your giving helps us support a variety of early childhood, community, and lifelong learning programs at your Jefferson County Public Library.

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