Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Game On!

May 21,
5:00pm - 6:15pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program 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!...

Wind Turbine Tech Challenge

May 22,
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Make (Clean Maker Space)
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Description:
In this tech challenge, we will examine what we know about how wind turbines work and how wind energy could be used to provide electricity to a community park. In small groups, we will build a model wind turbine, then explore and test common material...

Tech and Gadget Happy Hour

May 23,
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Bay Area
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Intergenerational Library Programs, S.T.E.A.M., Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Drop by and check out tech and gadget kits. Each month we will be featuring one kit not limited to Robots, circuitry, lego robots, Cubelets, and other tech related items. Stay the full time, or just spend a few minutes. For the day's kit, please chec...

AfterMath!

May 23,
3:30pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Aftermath Tutoring has ended for the school year and will resume this fall. Thank you, and have a great summer!...

Paws to Read

May 23,
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Family
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!...

Pop-in After School Hangout

May 24,
4:15pm - 5:15pm
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens
Program 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....

Paws to Read

May 30,
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Family
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!...

Pop-in After School Hangout

May 31,
4:15pm - 5:15pm
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens
Program 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. Will resume in September!...

Summer Fun: Skins n' Skulls

June 1,
10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Get hands-on with wildlife in this program led by Colorado Springs City Park Rangers. This program includes exploring local wildlife through handling skins and skulls. Recommended for ages 3 – 11....

Summer Adventure Kick-Off Party

June 1,
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Family
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Friends of PPLD, Special Events, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Summer is finally here! Start your "Summer Adventure" off right with games, face painting, and light refreshments! Come cool off at the Old Colorado City Library! Ages 0-18 and their parents and guardians welcome....

Maker Kids: Toys and Tech

June 1,
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Makerspace
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Makerspace, S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Description:
Use hand tools, the laser cutter, and the 3D printers to create your very own pirate's chest filled with treasure! For tweens ages 9-12. All materials provided. Registration required. Children 11 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardi...

Tween Tech: Squishy Circuits

June 1,
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Build circuits and electric creations with LEDs, batteries and special conductive and insulating play dough. Ages 9-12....

Summer Science

June 5,
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Makerspace
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Makerspace, S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us for serious science and engineering projects for tweens ages 9-12. Children 11 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times while in the Makerspace. ...

Cork Creatures For Kids

June 5,
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
What will we do with all these corks? Make super cute critters out of them, of course! Build a mini monster or wee animal out of our crafting supplies... and a cork! Best for ages 7 and older....

Tech Tuesdays: Tinker Lab

June 5,
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Make (Clean Maker Space)
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
The first Tuesday of each month, join us for an open lab to experiment with various electronics and robotics activities. ...

Paws to Read

June 6,
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Family
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!...

21c Coding Club: Animation

June 7,
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Make (Clean Maker Space)
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Create. Code. Animate. Animate your own digital creations! Use the computer to design animated stories, games, and your very own studio logo. Learn how you can use technology to bring new characters to life! Ages 9 and under must be assisted ...

Tween Twist Thursday

June 7,
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Corner
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs, Childrens 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 anytime between 6:30-8:00pm for a fun and fabulous activity!...

Summer Fun: I Want to be an Astronaut

June 8,
10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Description:
See and feel what it is like to train for launching into space with SpaceTime! Learn about the programs and facilities that NASA uses to get astronauts ready for space travel and experience a simulated rocket launch and more. Recommended for ages 5 –...
Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Before you throw or kick that rock, could it make you rich? Come join the hands on investigation activities to learn mineral identification. You will perform a series of “lab” tests to sort and select the valuable minerals in the rock. You can ...

Tween Tech Club

June 8,
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Tweens can join us for a special Tween Tech Club this Friday at 4 p.m. We will explore additional types of fun software in future sessions. Ages 8-12....

Tweens Too: Amazing Anatomy

June 9,
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us for this special tweens series over the summer, where you can learn about the makings of the human brain and get to construct your very own brain out of clay! For ages 9 and up....

Ute Pass Coding Club

June 9,
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a cool program or learn how to make a website? Learn how to code, mess around with robots, and more! Ages nine and up....

Minecraft Club

June 11,
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Show off your building skills, work on awesome in-game challenges with friends, and join forces against the zombie horde!...

7UP: Origami Art for Kids

June 12,
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs
Description:
Learn four simple origami folds and then make a masterpiece out of your origami creations. Best for ages 7 and older...

Summer Science

June 12,
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Makerspace
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Makerspace, S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us for serious science and engineering projects for tweens ages 9-12. Children 11 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times while in the Makerspace. ...

Paws to Read

June 13,
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Family
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!...