Fountain Valley News - Your Hometown Community Newspaper

At Your Library


Last updated 6/10/2020 at 12:12pm

Fountain Public Library

230 S. Main St.

The Fountain library has started its Summer Adventure program for kids ages 0-18, including opportunities to win prizes through reading, moving and imagining. Participate in a virtual program or use one of the program’s activity ideas. Visit Virtual storytime for little ones is also offered online.

The Pikes Peak Library District has started offering curbside service for returns and holds.

When your hold is ready for pickup, call Fountain Library, (719) 531-6333, x7002, to schedule curbside service. Have your library card number and pin ready. Staff will check out your items and place them in a bag for your pre-scheduled pickup time.

Call when you arrive, and staff will place bagged items on a table outside the front entrance.

Hours are Monday-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m .; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m .; closed Sunday.

The library also offers free Wi-Fi internet access from its parking lots, as well as wireless internet printing. Submit your print job to, then call your local library to schedule a pickup time and follow their curbside service instructions.

Other options will open gradually. Online services are available at

Security Public Library

715 Aspen Drive

Summer reading programs have begun for all age groups.

Bingo and other contests for various age groups are available at, or pick up outside the library building at the bookdrop.

Take and Make crafts for kids and teens will be available during curbside hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 12-4 p.m.

Security Public Library now has limited borrowing and return capabilities.

The two drop boxes at the library and Safeway are open for returns. Also, the library has curbside service during limited hours. Place your requests through the catalog, email [email protected] or call 719-391-3196. Staff will contact you when your items are ready for pickup.

Security Public Library’s Poetry Contest 2020 received many very interesting entries this year. Organizers wish to thank everyone who participated and are pleased to congratulate the winners:

4-5 grade

Jeffrey Blair – “School”

Makayla Breckenridge – “Friendly, Frenzy, Friends”

Honorable Mention – Mary Esparza, Natalie Breckenridge

6-8 grade

Cera Kraft – “Rain”

Honorable Mention – Gabriella Kastrava

9-12 grade

Raeonna Gassett – “Friend of the Sea”

Faith Carino – “Jazz”

Honorable Mention – Bella Brugman, Baruch Breckenridge, Lucas Moore, Jade Trujillo


Helen Mekis – “My Wish For You”

Kara Laszczyk – “Sunset Symphony”

Robert L Hinshaw – “The Ballad of Prospector Pete”

James L. Mariner – “The Bucket List”


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020