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The RMPL is a privately funded public library, open to all who are interested in stamp collecting. Membership is not necessary to use library materials, but it is encouraged because dues are an important part of the yearly income. Members may also have checkout privileges.

The library is committed to promoting and helping to facilitate the pursuit of stamp collecting as a hobby at all levels. Beginners are just as welcome as experienced philatelists.

More than a dozen stamp clubs and organizations call the RMPL "home," holding their monthly meetings in our meeting room.

There are always two volunteers on duty during regular hours, ready to assist in the use of the library. Assistance to the general public in the evaluation of collections and advice on avenues of disposing of collections is also available.

Click on About Us on the left to learn about our philatelic literature and special collections.

New Acquisitions

UNITED STATES
Postal History of the United States Virgin Islands (Formerly the Danish West Indies), by Alfred J. Birch
Regulations Governing the Use of the Mailing Frank by Members and Officers of the United States Senate, prepared by the Select Committee on Ethics, United States Senate, 2007
United States Post Office International Mail Manual Issue 27, June 2002

ASIA
Tuva or Bust! Richard Feynman's Last Journey, by Ralph Leighton

AUSTRALIA and OCEANIA
The Collection of Australia Stamps 1984, 1987, and 1988, published by Australia Post

EUROPE
Die Briefmarke: Geschichge Geschicten & Wissenwertes [The Stamp: Stories, History, and Things Worth Knowing]
Deutsches Reich: 50 Miliarden Durchstochen Michel [Germany 50 Billion Rouletted Michel #3308]
Deutsches Reich: Die tarife Fur Brief- und Paketpost von 1.7.1906 bis 31.12.1923 [Germany: Tariff for Letters and Small Packages 1 July 1906 to 31 December 1923]
Die Verwendung der 2 mio/300grun [Use of the 2 Million on 300 Green Postage Stamps]
Holland, by Fred J. Melville
Nationalparke in Deutschland: Eine Reise Durch die Natur mit Funf Original-Blockausgaben [German National Parks: A Journey Through Nature with Five Souvenir Sheets]
Sagenhafte Marken (von) die Konferenz der Tiere (bis) Erich Kastner [Fabulous Stamps from the Animal Conference of Erich Kastner], published by Deutsche Post
Wappen: Geschichte und Geschichten [Coats of arms: Stories and History], by Norbert Munnig

NORTH AMERICA
Catalogue of the Federal Tobacco Stamps of Canada, by Christopher D. Ryan

SOUTH AMERICA
Einfuhrung in die Brasilien-Philatelie, Band 1: der Lange Weg zum "Ochsenauge" (1500-1844), by Wolfgang Massen and Kalheinz Wittig
Einfuhrung in die Brasilien-Philatelie, band 4: Die Republik "Geht in die Luft," by Wolfgang Massen and Kalheinz Wittig

TOPICAL
Watercraft on Stamps II, by Katherine A. Kirk

MISCELLANEOUS
Album Weeds: or How to Detect Forged Stamps volumes I & II, by Robert B. Earee
Ward's Questions and Answers for Civil Service Railway Postal Clerk and Clerk-Carrier Positions, by Herbert F. Ward
Rogers Postal Booklet Catalogue 1947 (first) edition, edited by Jacques H. Rogers
The Romance of the Postage Stamp, by Gustav Schenk
Schwenn Report, 1967
Zeppelin, Parseval and Andere Luftschiffe (Nichtpostalische Flugmarken, Teil 7), by Kuno Sollors

AUCTION CATALOGS
2013 Rarities of the World, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction June 2013
The Alyeska Collection of Pony Express Mail, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction March 2013
Brazil's "Bull's Eyes" 1843-1854: the Luis Alemany Indarte Collection, catalog for a Corinphila auction June 2013
Charles J. Cook's British Commonwealth, catalog for a Regency Superior auction October 2013
The Charles J. Pietsch III Collection of Important Hawaiian Stamps and Postal History, catalog for a Shreves Philatelic Galleries auction September 1996
The Collector's Sale, catalog for a Spink auction August 2013
The David W. Gorham Collection of United States Reprints, 1861 First Designs & Colors, Bank Note Special Printings, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction December 2012
De Nederlandsche Postzegelveiling Select 86, Ten Kantore
The D.K. Collection of Southern Postmasters' Provisionals of the American Civil War, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction March 2012
The Dr. Howard P. Green Collection of Confederate States Covers, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction April 2000
The Dr. Hubert C. Skinner Collection of New Orleans Civil War Postal History, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction November 2000
The Dr. William A. Little Collection of United States Encased Postage, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction October 2012
Hawaiian Postal History from the Steven C. Walske Collection, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction June 2013
The Jeffery Omdahl Collection of Hawaiian Stamps and Postal History, catalog for a Matthew Bennett auction October 2005
Mexican Maritime Mail: The Heath Collection, catalog for an Antonio M. Torres auction March 2009
The Natalee Grace Collection of Used Stamps of the United States: Part 3, 1902 and Later Issues, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction September 2012
NOJEX Stamp Show Auction 2013, catalog for a Regency Superior auction May 2013
Old German States: A Specialized Collection, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction November 2004
The Ortiz-PatiƱo Collection of Brazil, catalog for a Spink auction March 2008
Rarities of the World, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction March 1970
The Peter Sharrer Collection of Confederate Postmasters' Provisionals, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction December 2012
The Richard F. Winter Collection of Trans-Atlantic Mails, catalog for a Schuyler Rumsey auction February 2013
The Summit Collection of United States Encased Postage, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction April 2008
United States 1847 Issue Proof Panes of 100: The Largest Recorded Multiples of the 1847 Issue, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction June 2013
United States and Confederate States Postal History and Hawaii, catalog for a Robert Siegel auction July 2013
US and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History featuring the Dennis E. Florence Collection of Spain and the Spanish Civil War, the Earl L. 'Bill' Bailey Collection of United States Stamps, and the William W. Pinch Collection of Unites States Grilled Issues 1867-1875, catalog for a Matthew Bennett auction October 2007
United States Stamps Featuring Valuable Estate Properties Offered Without Reserve, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction July 2013
The World Traveler Collection of Elusive Postage Stamps of the World, catalog for a Robert A. Siegel auction June 2013

NON-PHILATELIC (Railroads)
By Tram to the Tower, by G.S. Palmer
Trolley Cars of Fort Collins, by W.S. Peyton, R.A. Moorman, and Kenneth Jessen

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Added Mon, Mar 17, 2014
  • The Mar/Apr Scribblings is now available on the publications page.


Upcoming Events

This list shows upcoming events for the next two weeks. For a complete list of events, click here or the Calendar menu item to the left.
  • Sat, Apr 19, 2014 - Club Meeting: RMPL Young Stamp Collectors Club, 10:00am

  • Tue, Apr 22, 2014 - Club Meeting: Rocky Mountain Stamp Show Committee, 7:30pm

  • Sat, Apr 26, 2014 - Club Meeting: Postmark Collectors Club, 9:30am