PPLD Update:

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

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.

Music & Movement

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:
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.

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. ...
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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Sewing Level 1: Scarf

10:00am - 12:00pm
Required
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, Live Indoor, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Get ready for the chilly weather! Learn the basics of sewing to create cozy flannel scarves using a sewing machine. No previous experience is required and all supplies will be provided by PPLD. Ages 9 and up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Music & Movement

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:
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.

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.
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 "Kids" group.

Create and Play

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Dye Lab
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens 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 "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 ...
Reservation

DESIGNSHOP-Laser Cert

12:00pm - 1:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Designshop
Description
Learning Outcome: You will learn how to use the Boss laser engraver and be aware of the rules of the Design Lab. You will be made aware of software for designing vector files to use on the laser engraver but instruction for this is a separate ...
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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Friendship Force

1:00pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East E1
Description
Meeting...
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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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East F1
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
What is tea, and why do we drink it? Why is tea the most popular beverage in the world (after water)? Are there health benefits to drinking tea? In this class, we will briefly cover the history of tea, define the different types and varieties of tea,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Upcycle Trivets

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Get ready for the holidays by making a small unique trivet to hold those hot pots and dishes! You will use recycled bottle caps, scraps of fabric, and cork to make your trivet.  All materials provided.  ...
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.

Ruth Holley Crafters

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Study Virtual Court Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Ruth Holley Crafters is a group open to the public. Feel free to bring the crafts you're working on, and share ideas and thoughts with one another.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Social Worker Hours

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
PPLD's  community resource supervisor will be onsite the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at Cheyenne Mountain Library to assist patrons.  We’ve all found ourselves in a difficult situation and we aren’t always sure where to turn. Pikes...
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Marlene Rook Memorial Community Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, 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. ...
Reservation

CERAMICS-Gretchen V

3:30pm - 5:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Ceramics Studio
Description
2 children and teacher (1 wheel and handbuilding) ...
Reservation

Girl Scout 49242

4:00pm - 5:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Description
Girl Scout troop 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 "Teens" group.

Teens Game

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Columbine A
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Event Details:
Come hang out and show off your gaming skills! We'll have a video game (Nintendo Switch or Xbox) tournament with snacks! Ages 12-18. ...
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

Community CPR and Basic First Aid

5:30pm - 6:45pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Description
Community CPR and Basic First Aid class. You will learn the skills to help someone in Cardiac arrest, quickly and easily. The American Heart Association’s CPR Anytime program is designed to teach CPR in an hour. We will cover Adult, Child and Infant ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Monumental Bookworms

6:45pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs
Event Details:
An evening book club sponsored by the Tri-Lakes Friends of PPLD. All are welcome! Please call the library at 719-531-6333 x6045 or visit Monumental Bookworms | Pikes Peak Library District (ppld.org) to find out what book they will be discussing ea...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) are one-stop vote locations where you can register to vote, update your registration, vote in person and drop off your voted mail ballot all in one place. For each election, we will have several conveniently ...