PPLD Update:

Old Colorado City Library will be closed Thu., Dec 1 - Sun., Dec. 18 for renovations.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Community/ Annex
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Reserved for Election prep and room set-up ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

9:00am - 9:45am
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Children ages 3 and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannelboards, puppets, songs, and activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm, and rhyme...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL CLASSES

9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
ESL classes are for adults that want to improve the workplace and everyday language. Classes are focused on: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. We offer Beginning, Intermediate and High-Intermediate levels, and classes are in-person and virtu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Adult Education Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
The GED, HiSET and TASC are alternatives to a high school diploma. PPLD offer Adult Basic Education (ABE) and High School Equivalency (HSE) free classes that will help adults for such tests. We offer preparation for Language Arts, Social St...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Kitchen
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Creative Services Programs
Event Details:
Start your journey to a new career today!  Pikes Peak Library District is offering a five-week training program that helps you learn the skills you need to become a qualified prep cook or line cook. The program outcome is em...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Children ages 3 and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannelboards, puppets, songs, and activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm, and rhyme...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.&...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Activity/Story Rooms
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. ...
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DYE LAB-Product Photography

9:30am - 11:30am
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Dye Lab
Description
Bring your digital or film cameras, or just your cell phone will do! If you have lighting modification equipment, feel free to bring that too. I can show you what works, cheap solutions to big problems, finding your light in nature, and capturing...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
A career search starts before you write a resume and begin applying for jobs. Searching for a career also includes identifying your skills and interests, considering what you value and enjoy doing, and exploring different paths to learn what type of ...
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CERAMICS-Hand Building FREE

10:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Ceramics Studio
Description
Who is this class for? Ceramics Certification Workshop is for members who have this level of expertise ceramics: Beginners - No or limited ceramics experience  Learning Objective To be able to: cut, and wedge b...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Marlene Rook Memorial Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Live Indoor, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
We will once again be conducting our "Hooked On Crochet!" program in person! Please join us at Cheyenne Mountain Library to crochet or knit with us and talk about life. No registration required.    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

El Paso County

10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
placeholder El Paso County elections room prep and set-up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Stay & Play

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Join us for open-ended play! We'll have fun toys to enhance your child's early literacy learning. Meet new friends and have fun playing together. For ages 1 - 3 years old. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Classroom
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
Event Details:
Stories and more for children with their favorite adult. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Library 21c
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Children ages 3 and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannelboards, puppets, songs, and activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm, and rhyme...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Room: Fountain Children's area
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
Event Details:
Storytime is cancelled this week due to voting. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.&...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Activity/Story Rooms
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult.   We know there are all kinds of kids with all kinds of needs, so if your child might benefit from some sensory accommodations like fidget items or noise-reducing headp...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Chats

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Seniors
Event Type: Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions, and coffee. All are welcome. Free. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Chats

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Age Group: Seniors
Event Type: Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
This informal gathering for seniors offers information sharing, networking, discussions, and coffee. All are welcome! No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual LENA Start

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Do you have a child between the ages of 0-32 months? Do you wonder how much you talk with your child? LENA Start is a 11-week, virtual program that will increase your child’s language development. Families will receive a “talk pedometer” that counts ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual LENA Start

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Do you have a child between the ages of 0-32 months? Do you wonder how much you talk with your child? LENA Start is a 11-week, virtual program that will increase your child’s language development. Families will receive a “talk pedometer” that counts ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 p.m. This month, we will discuss State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Silver Key Service Extension (Grab N' Go Meals Falcon/High Prairie) provides delicious and nutritious meals to eligible diners, promoting good health.   Eligibility: Anyone 60 years of age or older. The spouse of an eligible diner is also eli...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Room: Calhan Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Silver Key Service Extension (Grab N' Go Meals Calhan) provides delicious and nutritious meals to eligible diners, promoting good health.   Eligibility: Anyone 60 years of age or older. The spouse of an eligible diner is also eligible. R...
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Socrates Cafe

1:00pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Description
This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Speak English Group

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Marlene Rook Memorial Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Adult Library Programs
Event Details:
Speak English groups are fun English language conversation groups for adults with intermediate and advanced English skills. Each group meets once a week for two hours to practice English. Classes are free. There is no need to register in advanc...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Create & Play

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Activity/Story Rooms
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Did you know studies show that art making builds motor skills, reading readiness, and math concepts? Bring your little one to a special event made just for them where they will experience creative and playful adventures with art! Be sure to wear old ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose D1
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
A career search starts before you write a resume and begin applying for jobs. Searching for a career also includes identifying your skills and interests, considering what you value and enjoy doing, and exploring different paths to learn what type of ...
This event is in the "All" group.
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen Room
Age Group: All
Event Type: PPLD: Board of Trustees
Event Details:
Community members may attend any of these meetings: Internal Affairs Committee - 2:00 p.m. Public Affairs Committee - 3:00 p.m. Governance Committee - 4:00 p.m. ...
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Maverick Sipili

2:15pm - 4:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Virtual Court Room
Description
Private Study ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Coding Series: Storytelling

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Petritz Learning Lab
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Beginners can learn to code with Google in Scratch! Using an evaluated curriculum from the computer scientists at Google, youth will learn basic computational thinking concepts through block coding. The theme of this series is "Storytelling". Youth w...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Vintage Painting

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Columbine A
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Event Details:
Learn how to stain paper to make it look older and create a vintage work of art! Wear clothes you are comfortable with getting messy. ...
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Girl Scout Troop

4:00pm - 5:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Description
Girl Scout meeting...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Paws to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Practice reading aloud and improve fluency by sharing a story with one of our lovable Paws to Read therapy dogs. We know there are all kinds of kids with all kinds of needs, so if your child might benefit from some sensory accommodations like fidg...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Paws to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Monument Library
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Cybersecurity with CSPD

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Family
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Event Details:
Join the Pikes Peak Library District for a presentation on Cybersecurity. Crime Prevention Officers from the Colorado Springs Police Department will cover how to be safe on the internet, including safe clicking, password security, e-mail safety, and ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Make
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor, Makerspace, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Come to East Library to experiment with watercolors at this fun and informal drop-in session! No registration necessary and all skill levels welcome. We'll supply the brushes, paint, and paper; just bring yourself! A volunteer will be on hand to help...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

KidsMake: Rock Painting

4:15pm - 5:15pm
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Room: Calhan Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Use your creativity to paint and decorate rocks to hide around outside or display at home! Ages 5 - 12. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Live Indoor, S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Can you build a structure that can support a lot of weight? How about a tall structure? What can you build with triangles? Explore these challenges or otherwise create your own structural ideas with our engineering challenges. For ages 5-12. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL CLASSES

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
ESL classes are for adults that want to improve the workplace and everyday language. Classes are focused on: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. We offer Beginning, Intermediate and High-Intermediate levels, and classes are in-person and virtu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Adult Education Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
The GED, HiSET and TASC are alternatives to a high school diploma. PPLD offer Adult Basic Education (ABE) and High School Equivalency (HSE) free classes that will help adults for such tests. We offer preparation for Language Arts, Social St...
Reservation

Troop 49476

5:15pm - 6:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Description
Troop Meeting...
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Girl Scout Troop 9316

5:15pm - 6:45pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: B2
Description
Girl Scout Meeting...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Pilates Mat

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Required
Library Branch: East Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
This class is perfect for beginners and advanced participants alike. Whether you have done Pilates for years or brand new, this class will challenge you and help build a whole-body focused core. This dynamic mat Pilates class will...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: T1
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join your fellow teens in an adventure in the world's greatest role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons! New players and veterans alike are welcome to participate. Snacks will be provided. ...
This event is in the "All" group.
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, History Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
SMC Col. Tom Duhs (ret.) and historian will share insights about the 10th Mountain Division, which formed and trained from 1942-44 at Camp Hale, Colorado near Leadville to become the first American ski troops in anticipation of fighting in the Alps d...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Petritz Learning Lab
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Business, Consumer/Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Even as late as the 1980s stocks paid very high dividends. Investors expected income in their pocket from their investments. Now, many strategies overly depend on prices moving up. What happens when we have flat or down markets? Instead of buying and...