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.

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 "Adults" group.

El Paso County

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:
  El Paso County - teardown and removal of equipment ...
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.
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 ...
Reservation

DARKROOM-Darkroom Cert

10:00am - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou-Darkroom
Description
Who is this class for: This class is for absolute beginners to the darkroom and members who need a refresher! Learning Outcome: Participants will be able to use the darkroom independently after this class Dust off your old film camera and l...
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Unconditional Conference

10:00am - 6:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Venue
Description
An event by a team of local business owners and organizations to coach and empower local business owners to be the best they can be! This is a full day coaching conference. We did it May 19th at 21c and it was amazing! ...
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Time

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:
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

Meet Oak Street Health

11:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Pine Room
Description
Come learn about Oak Street Health - a new primary care doctors office for adults on Medicare that has just opened its doors in Colorado Springs! Any and all questions about what we provide and how we can help you with your medical care will be answe...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Author, Virtual Program
Event Details:
Join us for a dazzlingly entertaining virtual chat with author Bonnie Garmus as she discusses her debut New York Times bestselling novel Lessons in Chemistry. Click here to register.  Lessons in Chemistry is set in 19...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, ERC (Educational Resource Center), Family Library Programs, Homeschool
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Homeschoolers: Reimagine artist George Rodrigue's legendary Cajun loupe-garou using chalk pastels to give this mythical dog form and character. Then blow paint tree branches across a misty beaver moon to complete the mysterious mood of this fun maste...
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JEWELRY-Metal Clay Certification

1:00pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Jewelry making
Description
Come and Join us for a fun certification class learning about metal clay. Our newest Makerspace center is now available to members in the Woodshop.  You will be introduced to the world of metal clay. Discover "what exactly is metal clay" ...
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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 "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 "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Required
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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. Reserva...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Paws to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Live Indoor
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 Accommo...
Reservation

JEWELRY-Jewelry Certification

4:00pm - 5:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Jewelry making
Description
Who is this class for? Jewelry Lab Certification is for members who have this level of expertise: Beginners  We have a variety of supplies for you to use. Members will benefit from learning the 'house rules' of the Jewelry Lab ...
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.

Silhouette Level 1: Fall Garland

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Makerspace
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:
Step up your Silhouette skills! Learn how to use the Silhouette Cameo to create fall garlands to decorate your home. The techniques you will learn in this class can be used to make custom decals, cards, scrapbooking projects, stickers, and more! ...
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:
Don't coast on the laser! Take the first steps into designing graphics for laser cutting. Using Inkscape, a free Vector Graphics Software, we will create custom coaster designs to engrave and cut out of 1/8” wood. No previous experience required. Age...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Life Size Battleship

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Play Battleship like you've never played it before - in full size!   ...
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...
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: CreateSpace
Description
Come decorate sugar cookies with me! This is a beginner friendly class meant to expose and teach about the world of sugar cookie decorating with royal icing. For more info visit: www.confectionsbycharlee.com...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us for a masquerade ball themed murder mystery! Dress up or dress down, but come ready to play a part and solve the mystery of a murder most foul. ...
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Edward Sierra joined the United States Navy at age 17 after graduating from high school in Medford, NY. Upon completion of an intense two-year naval training program, Ed reported to the Electrical Division aboard the nuclear-powered fast attack subma...
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: 9
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 10th,  we will discuss doing all the things -- life hacks for the ...