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 tear-down and removal of equipment ...
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 "Adults" group.

Election Tear Down

9:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Community Private
Event Details:
Placeholder El Paso County Clerk and Recorder - election tear down dates ...
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.

Music & Movement

9:30am - 10:00am
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:
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: 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
moms 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

Briargate Book Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: B2
Description
Discuss books...
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...
Reservation

ESA Book Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East E1
Description
This is our organization's monthly book club meeting....
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Baby 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
Event Details:
Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Music & Movement

10:30am - 11:00am
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:
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: 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 "Family" group.

ASL Storytime & Playgroup

10:30am - 12:00pm
Required
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Activity/Story Rooms
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Foreign Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join Pikes Peak Library District and The Colorado School For The Deaf and The Blind (CSDB) for a bilingual Storytime and Playgroup! Books will be read in American Sign Language and English.  An interpreter will be available for English and ASL t...
Reservation

DYE LAB-Product Photography

10:30am - 12:30pm
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 "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. This week learn about brain development and the five early literacy...
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Ornament Making

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Learn to make two cute ornaments to have on display in your home for the holidays - a ribbon candy ornament made with ribbon and bells, and a yarn bird ornament. ...
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 ...
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, 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...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Homeschool: Digging into Archeology

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Homeschool, Live Indoor
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Put on your Sherlock Holmes hat, roll up your sleeves, and dig into archeology! Get ready to think like an archeologist as you set up an excavation unit, sink your teeth into the science of stratigraphy, and solve the mysteries of people’s lives thro...
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 "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 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 "Teens" group.

Teens Game: Dungeons & Dragons!

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join other teens who are passionate about Dungeons and Dragons! We will help you get started if you are new player – no experience required.   Program is for ages 12-18. Space is limited, so registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

STEM: Looking at Structures

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Required
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor, S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
What if you lived in a house made of spaghetti and marshmallows? How big could you make it? How would you even make that stand up? It’s time to find out! Your child will have to be strategic in creating structures that can stay standing and not fall ...
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 is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Textiles
Description
Join Ruth as she teaches you a series of basic and advanced stitches using her book Modern Hand Stitching. You will start with simple stitches and build on those stitches to create more complex stitching.  Experience the freedom of sti...
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 ...