Upcoming Events

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Genealogy Level I Workshop

September 29, 2018
9:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Branch: East Library
Room: East Community Meeting Room
Ages: All, Adults
Program Type: Genealogy Library Programs, Intergenerational Library Programs, Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Genealogy Level I Workshop: Getting Started, Standards & Terminology, & Census Records...

Genealogy: Historic Newspapers & Family Bibles

September 29, 2018
10:00am - 11:15am
Registration
Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Genealogy Library Programs, Hobbies, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Historic newspapers are a valuable resource for genealogists; think of it as similar to the “Facebook” of many years past, especially in small town papers.  Where to find free digitized newspapers online and...

Genealogy on the Internet

October 4, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Branch: Fountain Library
Room: Fountain Meeting Room
Ages: Adults, Family
Program Type: Genealogy Library Programs, Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Description:
Learn about free internet resources to use on your family history and genealogy projects. ...

PPGS General Meeting

October 10, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Venue
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Genealogy Library Programs
Description:
Monthly meeting for the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society...

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

October 13, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs, History Library Programs
Description:
Join library staff for a free 45 minute walking tour of historic Old Colorado City. For our October tour, we will talk about some of the "ghosts" of famous past figures who did so much to shape our history. No registration necessary, but groups shou...

APPR Celtic Tales and Songs

October 13, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, Family Library Programs, History Library Programs, Music, Performer/Speaker, Senior Library Programs
Description:
This program is an exploration of folklore and the process of immigration, cultural belonging, and frayed threads of ancestry.  Centering on the Celtic cultures, Willson & McKee will weave music, songs and stories into a net to catch the hea...

A Destination of Consequence

October 13, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen/Pine Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, History Library Programs
Description:
A destination of consequence:  an exploration of folklore and the process of immigration, cultural belonging, and frayed threads of ancestry.  Centering on the Celtic cultures, Willson & McKee will weave music, songs and stories into a ...

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

October 17, 2018
11:30am - 2:30pm
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Genealogy Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Description:
Everyone is welcome! Contact this group through the link below to find out more. Visit as a guest for free. Members pay annual dues....

Genealogy Level II Workshop

October 20, 2018
9:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Branch: East Library
Room: East Community Meeting Room
Ages: All, Adults
Program Type: Genealogy Library Programs, Intergenerational Library Programs, Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Description:
Genealogy Level II Workshop: Vital Records, Church & Cemetery Records, Newspapers and Immigration Records Prerequisite: Level I Genealogy or instructor permission...

Genetic Genealogy 101

October 28, 2018
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen/Children's Rooms
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy Library Programs, Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 53
Description:
Presented by Dr. Greg Liverman, this is an introductory class on DNA testing and analysis (genetic genealogy) for the purposes of tracing your ancestry and family history. Completion of the PPGS Level 1 Genealogy course is required....

Genealogy on the Internet

November 1, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Branch: Fountain Library
Room: Fountain Meeting Room
Ages: Adults, Family
Program Type: Genealogy Library Programs, Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Description:
Learn about free internet resources to use on your family history and genealogy projects. ...

The Ski Troops-Colorado's 10th Mountain Division

November 10, 2018
11:00am - 12:30pm
Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave
Ages: Adults, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, History Library Programs, Intergenerational Library Programs
Description:
Join Col.Tom Duhs for a slide presentation on Colorado's 10th Mountain Division, a World War II group of skiers and mountaineers recruited, trained and employed to fight the Germans in Italy. The Division was established in July 1943 at Camp Hale Col...

PPGS General Meeting

November 14, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Venue
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Genealogy Library Programs
Description:
Monthly meeting for the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society...

Family History 101: Social History

November 15, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy Library Programs, Adult Library Programs
Description:
No one lives completely alone; we all are a part of a larger circle of society and history. Adding social history to our genealogy “adds meat to the bones” or “fleshes out” the lives of our ancestors. Put the pieces together, and then learn some exci...

Genealogy Level III Workshop

November 17, 2018
9:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Branch: East Library
Room: East Community Meeting Room
Ages: All, Adults
Program Type: Genealogy Library Programs, Intergenerational Library Programs, Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Description:
Genealogy Level III Workshop: Military, Land and Court Records Prerequisite: Level I Genealogy or instructor permission...

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

November 21, 2018
11:30am - 2:30pm
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Genealogy Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Description:
Everyone is welcome! Contact this group through the link below to find out more. Visit as a guest for free. Members pay annual dues....

Thanksgiving Eve -Closed at 6 pm

November 21, 2018
6:00pm - 11:59pm
Branches:
Cheyenne Mountain Library, East Library, Fountain Library, High Prairie Library, Library 21c, Manitou Springs Library, Mobile Library Services, Monument Library, Old Colorado City Library, Palmer Lake Library, Penrose Library, Rockrimmon Library, Ruth Holley Library, Sand Creek Library, Ute Pass Library
Branches:
Cheyenne Mountain Library, East Library, Fountain Library, High Prairie Library, Library 21c, Manitou Springs Library, Mobile Library Services, Monument Library, Old Colorado City Library, Palmer Lake Library, Penrose Library, Rockrimmon Library, Ruth Holley Library, Sand Creek Library, Ute Pass Library

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

December 19, 2018
11:30am - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Genealogy Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Description:
PPCG do not meet in December. Join them next month for their regularly scheduled meeting. ...

Family History 101: Brick Wall Strategies

December 20, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy Library Programs, Adult Library Programs
Description:
Every Family Historian hits the proverbial "Brick Wall" at some point in his research, that hard to find next generation or individual that just seems to disappear in the distance. Come discover techniques that can help you scale the wall and discove...
Branches:
Cheyenne Mountain Library, East Library, Fountain Library, High Prairie Library, Library 21c, Manitou Springs Library, Mobile Library Services, Monument Library, Old Colorado City Library, Palmer Lake Library, Penrose Library, Rockrimmon Library, Ruth Holley Library, Sand Creek Library, Ute Pass Library