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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Virtual Yoga

9:00am - 10:00am
Required
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 108
Event Details:
Join local yoga instructor Svetlana Nudelman in this virtual yoga class for beginners and intermediate level practitioners. Zoom link will be emailed to participants prior to the class. ...
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: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult.  Due to our fire code limit, we can only provide space to 35 patrons. Arrive early.   We know there are all kinds of kids with all kinds of needs, so if your ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

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:
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 headpho...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

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:
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: Knights of Columbus Hall
Room: KCH Mezzanine
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 office hours:  Sand Creek Library...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Learning Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Adult Library Programs, Computer Classes, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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 ...
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.

Music And Movement

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Marlene Rook Memorial Community Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
Event Details:
Shake those wiggles out and have some fun! This 30-minute program consists of music and movement activities and a story.   For ages 2-3 accompanied by a favorite adult. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

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
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult. Due to our fire code limit, we can only provide space to 35 patrons. Arrive early.   We know there are all kinds of kids with all kinds of needs, so if your child ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

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:
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 headpho...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
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:
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

TEXTILES-Metalsmithing

11:00am - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Textiles
Description
Whether you've always wanted to, or just recently got the itch to learn metalsmithing... now's your chance! You will be supplied everything needed to start and complete your first metalsmithing project. You will take home a completed project made...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Rockrimmon Art Inspiration

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Creative Services Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Explore art techniques including painting and drawing for adult artists. Basic drawing and painting materials provided by the Friends of the Rockrimmon Library. ...
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: CreateSpace
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Live Indoor, Maker/Artist in Residence, Makerspace, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Join our Maker in Residence, Gabrielle Oshiro, as she constructs a large-scale modular origami piece to be displayed in Library 21c. Participants may help with a variety of tasks such as folding origami, connecting pieces together into modules, pasti...
Reservation

Spanish Conversation Group

1:30pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East F1
Description
This is an informal Spanish conversation group, including intermediate-advanced students and native speakers. It is not an instructional time and no English is spoken during the meetings. It is an opportunity to enjoy and practice...
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:
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 "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, Book Clubs, Live Indoor, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
The book club will be conducted in person, we will be discussing I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. You can pick up your copy of the book at the front desk or by curbside pickup. This book club is welcome to everyone. If yo...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Paws to Read

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens 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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Paws to Read

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens 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.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Nonprofit, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Participants will learn the components of a project budget proposal, including how to estimate costs, income projections, and commonly used terminology. ...
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 II (Messy Maker Space)
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.
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen/Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
The human body is amazing and it’s easy to be curious about how ti works. Have some fun learning about several body systems. You’ll make a model of a pumping heart, create a stethoscope, make a model spine, and hopefully go home with some questions a...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Activity Room
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Are you a Pokémon Master? What do you do once you’ve caught them all?  Join us in creating a habitat for your favorite Pokémon! For ages 9-12.     No registration necessary. Spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
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:
Are you a Pokémon Master? What do you do once you’ve caught them all? Join us in creating a habitat for your favorite Pokémon! For ages 9-12. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Vintage Painting

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Room
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. Ages 12-18. ...
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Designshop
Description
Session 1 of 2  Come and create a 12x12 DIY sign for your home! Would you like expert advice on the Boss Laser Engraver, from start to finish? Learn these basic Adobe Illustrator and Boss Laser techniques. Teaching time if 2 session...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Palmer Lake Library
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 "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.
This event is in the "All" group.

Drop-In Clay

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Makerspace
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
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 the Sand Creek Library Makerspace to experiment with clay at this fun and informal drop-in session. All skill levels are welcome. We'll supply the clay; just bring yourself! A volunteer will be on hand to help and inspire. Ages 9 and up. Ages...
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

Go to France with Madame Barbara!

5:30pm - 6:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Venue
Description
Go to France with Madame Barbara! Madame Barbara from Springs French Music Lingua invites children and their favorite adults to travel to France in June 2024. This is a family-oriented trip organized by WorldStrides for kids 9-13 accompanied by an...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Required
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Have you ever wondered what happens at the Library when it's closed? We will share our secret world with your stuffed animal friends at our Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Dolls and other "babies" are invited as well. One toy per child. Ages 3-7. Regi...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

In-Person Lena Start

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Adults, Family
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
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 10-week,  program that will increase your child’s language development. Families will receive a “talk pedometer” that counts th...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

In-Person Lena Start

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Adults, Family
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 10-week,  program that will increase your child’s language development. Families will receive a “talk pedometer” that counts th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: CreateSpace
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Community conversations on issues facing our military and veteran communities. All are welcome to join. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, this is one of three groups focused on how our community can support our service members and ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

PenPop!

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Let’s geek out!  Join our Penrose team each week to discuss your favorite genres/topics in pop culture.  Each week we will discuss a different topic.   On Nov 3rd,  we will discuss NaNoWiMo and other current writing projects....