Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

After-School Reading Club: Goosebumps

October 22, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Lower Level
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Family
Event Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Staff and teen volunteers will read a selection from the book of the month. We offer a variety of crafts and activities, as well as offer book themed snacks! Friends and family are always welcome! This month we will be celebrating the R.L. St...

Game On!

October 22, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Love Video Games? From next generation to old school classics, stop by and play for a while! ...

Teens and Tweens Learn a New Language!

October 23, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Family
Event Type: APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, Family Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
In celebration of the All Pikes Peak Reads book, Flying Lessons & Other Stories, let's learn common words in other languages! Contact Alison with any language or learning-style requests! areed@ppld.org Wir sehen uns dort ("see you there" in Ge...

Coding Club: Google CS First Sports Edition

October 23, 2018
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Learning Lab
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, Class, Computer Classes, S.T.E.A.M., Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Teamwork. Athletics. Coding. Go for the win with computer science! Use computer science to simulate extreme sports, make your own fitness gadget commercial, and create commentary for a big sporting event. Learn about and use the tech concepts that ar...

Tabletop Games at Penrose

October 24, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Social, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come join us in playing some tabletop games! We'll provide a variety, or you can bring some of your own favorites....

Homeschool @ High Prairie: Cubelets and BeeBots

October 25, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Get some hands-on experience with PPLD's collections of Cubelets, BeeBots and Snap Circuits. Build, play and learn with these cool robotics and electricity sets.  Join other homeschool families for a variety of activities throughout the year....

Pop-in After School Hangout

October 25, 2018
4:15pm - 5:15pm
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
A space to come after school where you can hangout, play, create, or even study! Light after school snacks provided. Occurs every Thursday! Ages 8-12. Learn about raptors and how they are important to our ecosystems. Ever wonder what they eat, w...

Teens & Tweens MAKE@EA: Screen Printed Bags

October 25, 2018
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Make
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Get ready to trick, treat or travel with your own custom screen printed tote bags!  We'll use the Silhouette Cameo (dicut) to cut out vinyl stickers, which we will then use with fabric paint to transfer our custom images onto the bags. Ages 9...

Finally Friday: Day of the Dead Heads

October 26, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us for an after school adventure! You provide the imagination, we provide the supplies. Ages 7-12. Today's activity is to design your own Day of the Dead skulls....

Teen Halloween Party

October 26, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Special Events, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:
Hey, Teens! Join us for an after-hours Halloween Party at the Monument Library on October 26! There will be delicious candy, spooky crafts, a movie showing, and more! Please register so that we can get a headcount for food! Open to ages 9-18. ...

Halloween Party!

October 27, 2018
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us for a special movie screening, candy, scary art, and spooktacular snacks! Costumes are welcome! ...

APPR: Halloween Movies Marathon

October 27, 2018
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Teen Center (ETC) A & B
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come enjoy the movies Coco and the Nightmare Before Christmas with tasty treats, a sweet beverage, and a fun Halloween craft! ...

Ute Pass Coding Club

October 27, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Description:
Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a cool video game or learn how to make a website? Learn how to code, mess around with robots, and more! Ages nine and up....

Celebrate National Internet Day!

October 29, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Family
Event Type: S.T.E.A.M., Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
What better way to celebrate National Internet Day with all things tech?   We will break apart old technology, learn and play with a hands-on history of technology, and more!   Contact Alison with any questions: areed@ppld.org&n...

Coding Club: Google CS First Sports Edition

October 30, 2018
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Learning Lab
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, Class, Computer Classes, S.T.E.A.M., Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Teamwork. Athletics. Coding. Go for the win with computer science! Use computer science to simulate extreme sports, make your own fitness gadget commercial, and create commentary for a big sporting event. Learn about and use the tech concepts that ar...

Tabletop Games at Penrose

October 31, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Pine Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Social, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come join us in playing some tabletop games! We'll provide a variety, or you can bring some of your own favorites....

Pop-in After School Hangout

November 1, 2018
4:15pm - 5:15pm
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
A space to come after school where you can hangout, play, create, or even study! Light after school snacks provided. Occurs every Thursday! Ages 8-12....

Learn to Sew: Dragon Scarf

November 1, 2018
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Make
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
In this two part class, we'll use fusible adhesive, felt and fleece to create a cute dragon scarf!  In order to finish the project, attendees must be able to attend both sessions. Ages 9-18 only.  Ages 9-11 must be accompanied ...

Tween Twist Thursday

November 1, 2018
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Children's Floor
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Hang out with friends ages 9 – 12 while enjoying fun crafts and activities!...

Tween Twist Thursday: Printmaking

November 1, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Activity Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Tween Twist Thursday is for children 9-12 years old. Tween’s can stop by the Children’s Department at East Library at 6:30-8:00pm for a fun and fabulous activity! This week, we'll be learning simple printmaking techniques, make some art and have ...

Tween Tech: Squishy Circuits

November 2, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Description:
Build circuits and electric creations with LEDs, batteries and special conductive and insulating play dough. Ages 9-12....

Advanced Book Folding Workshop with Teresa Huester

November 3, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Arts & Crafts, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Take your book-folding to the next level! In this one-day class, students will join instructor Teresa Huester as she guides the class in folding recycled books to create their own altered artwork. Free. All supplies provided. Space is limited...

Costumed Quidditch Match

November 3, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
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Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Bay Area
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Start off International Games Week with puzzles and the launch of Penrose's circulating board game collection! ...

International Games Week: Sphero/Ollie Robots

November 5, 2018
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Bay Area
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Celebrate the second day of International Games Week by playing with Sphero and Ollie robots! ...

Percy Jackson Book Club

November 5, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Book Clubs, Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
If you love Percy Jackson or you want to dive into the series for the first time, this is the book club for you.  Make olympian creations, discuss the books, and enjoy mythical snacks. This month's book is Percy Jacks...

International Games Week: Try a New Game

November 6, 2018
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Bay Area
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Celebrate the third day of International Games Week by discovering a new game! ...