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 "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 and HiSET  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.

Toddler Time

9:30am - 9:45am
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

9:30am - 9:45am
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument 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

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument 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. ...
Reservation

breast feeding support group

10:00am - 11:00am
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Description
mothers and babies meeting for breastfeeding support...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Place Playgroup

10:00am - 11:15am
Required
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers with children 1-3 years old. Hosted at PPLD's Family Place Libraries, please join us for an enjoyable 5-week playgroup, where you spend time together, play, make friends, and speak one-on-one with specialists in child devel...
Reservation

CERAMICS-Wheel Throwing 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 s...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Room: Calhan Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Family
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Community Public
Event Details:
PPLD's Social Worker is hosting open office hours at Calhan Library. Anyone can sit down and chat, no appointment needed. If you'd like to schedule a time to meet with PPLD's Social Worker outside of walk-in hours, please contact Kayla Rockhold at...
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.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 10:45am
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Stay & Play

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
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 0-5 years old. No registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens 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.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult. In Children's Play Area. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen/Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Stories and more for children and their 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 headphones while in th...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Family
Event Type: Class, Family Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Are you expecting and have so many questions? Join Pikes Peak Library District and Nurse-Family Partnership for a series of virtual prenatal classes. Pre-registration is required. Do you wonder what nutrition looks like during pregnancy and postpa...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Yoga Flow

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Venue
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
A yoga class for all, focusing on linking breath and movement.  The practice introduces traditional yoga sequences where one pose "flows" into the next.  Perfect for beginners, but leaves lots of room to incorporate more challenging poses f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Business
Event Details:
Entrepreneur in Residence Office Hours Ginelle Curincita, the fall Entrepreneur in Residence will be available to help you along your entrepreneurial journey. She will be at the following locations for open hours:  Sand Creek Library ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Adult Education Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Computer Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us and learn to use PPLD resources to improve your computer skills. This learning experience consists of three (3) in-person classes.  There's no cost to participate.  What you’ll need   A valid ...
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PPPS Informal Painting

1:00pm - 4:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: CreateSpace
Description
An opportunity for members of the PPPS to paint together informally and for interested people to learn about painting with pastels....
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.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Make
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Live Indoor, Makerspace, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Start your 3D printing and designing journey with PPLD! We will create and print custom buttons using TinkerCAD, a free, online 3D designing software. Get creative with your designs and your fashion choices. No previous experience required. Please se...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Paws to Read

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Practice reading aloud and improve fluency by sharing a story with one of our lovable Paws to Read therapy dogs. If your child might benefit from sensory accommodations such as fidgets or noise-reducing headphones, please request a Sensory Accommodat...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Northstar Computer Series - Lab

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Room: Calhan Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Practice the skills learned in the Computer Basics series. Participants may also take a proctored exam to receive a certification of computer skills from Northstar Digital. Test takers must achieve at least 85% on the exam to receive certification...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Paws to Read

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Paws to Read

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Corner
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Kids can practice reading aloud and improve fluency by sharing a story with one of our lovable Paws to Read Therapy dogs! Registration is not required for this event. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Free Math Tutoring

3:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Need math help? Come work with our community volunteer tutors. All grade levels welcome. No reservations necessary. Tutors available on a first-come, first-served basis. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Coding Series

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Classroom
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Computer Classes, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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 8 week series is "Storytelling". ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Paws to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
Event Details:
Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog. No registration required for this free program. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Adult Library Programs, Computer Classes, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
In Computer Basics Part 1, participants will learn to recognize common parts of different computers and their purposes, check if the computer is connected to the internet to complete tasks, click the mouse to push buttons such as ‘close’ or ‘sh...
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.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Make (Clean Maker Space)
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Makerspace, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Iron out your Silhouette skills! Learn how to use the Silhouette Cameo to create easy iron-on vinyl transfers. We will be making designs to put on a tote bag, and the techniques can be used to make custom shirts, carrying cases, signs, and more!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Speak English Group

5:45pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Conference 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.

Virtual LENA Start

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 ...
Reservation

Improv Jam

6:30pm - 8:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Knights of Columbus Hall
Room: KCH MacLaren Hall
Description
We are starting a monthly improv jam, people come and play improv games, new players or old, games will be explained, people will be invited to participate. A fun evening of improv comedy self-created. Fun fast and free....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs, Community Public, Senior Library Programs, Virtual Program
Event Details:
Feel free to join us for the virtual version of the Carnelian Coffee Book Group, facilitated by the Pikes Peak Library District. Email Joe at jpaisley@ppld.org for a Zoom invite. The Nordic Noir November's featured author is Katrine Engberg of Den...