PPLD Update:

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

Branches:
Calhan Library, Cheyenne Mountain Library, East Library, Fountain Library, High Prairie Library, Knights of Columbus Hall, Library 21c, Manitou Springs Library, Mobile Library Services, Monument Library, Old Colorado City Library, Palmer Lake Library, Penrose Library, Rockrimmon Library, Ruth Holley Library, Sand Creek Library, Ute Pass Library, Off Site
Description:
All Library locations will have a delayed opening at noon today, Fri., Nov. 18 due to weather. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Petritz Learning Lab
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Computer Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
NORTHSTAR COMPUTER SERIES: MICROSOFT WORD BASICS 3 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 yo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Speak English Group

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
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.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Stories and more for children and their favorite adult. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Storytime

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:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Palmer Lake Library
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. ...
Reservation

CLASSROOM-Jewelry Metal Stamping

11:00am - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Classroom
Description
Introduction to Jewelry Metal Stamping Class Description Learn how the art of metal stamping, which is a method of cold forging (no torch heat), requires only a handful of tools and is a great way to add uniqueness to any piece of jewelry! ...
Reservation

Medicare 101

12:00pm - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East F1
Description
We will be hosting the basics of Medicare seminar in the East F1 Room, at the East Library. Free snacks and refreshments provided. At this seminar you can expect to learn about: Medicare Part A: What does Medicare Part A cover? What does Medicare...
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Description
Are you looking to practice public speaking, improve your communication and build leadership skills? The purpose of Toastmasters is to help members overcome fears about speaking in public, improve communication skills and develop leadership skills...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Happy Crafters

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Adult crafting group. Bring your own project, share ideas, learn new skills. Refreshments provided. Knitters, crocheters, quilters, beaders, etc... welcome! 18 and over. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Every Friday from 1:30-3:30 starting September 16th, join us for Homeschool Fridays! We will meet at the Fountain Valley Baptist Church, 500 W. Alabama. Go west on road between Fountain Valley Middle School and Western Omelette. The church is ...
Reservation

Community Exchange

1:00pm - 4:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Knights of Columbus Hall
Room: KCH MacLaren Hall
Description
The Community Exchange is a weekly program aimed at providing a wide variety of necessary services for anyone in El Paso County. This program is hosted by PPLD and is held in the Knights of Columbus Hall on Friday afternoons from 1 - 4 p.m. The C...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Ruth Holley Book Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs, Senior Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Ruth Holley Book Club meets on the 4th Friday of the month to discuss a book in person or over Zoom. Please send an email to Stacey Marin (smarin@ppld.org) if interested in participating virtually.  In November we will be discussing ...
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.

3D Modeling Level 1: Buttons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Classroom
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Live Indoor, S.T.E.A.M., Teen Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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 "Adults" group.

Noirvember Movie Matinee

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Columbine A
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Event Details:
Watch film noir movies with food and reshreshments. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens Game

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Marlene Rook Memorial Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Event Details:
Come hang out and show off your gaming skills! We will have drinks and snacks! Ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Live Indoor, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Transform a mini pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece! We will have everything you need to decorate a pumpkin for fall. For ages 9 - 12.   We know there are all kinds of kids with all kinds of needs, so if your child might benefit from...
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: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Live Indoor, Makerspace, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Join us to design, test, build, and assemble a custom LED light display made on the laser cutter!  In this class, you will work with vector graphics in Inkscape to design the pieces for a light display featuring your custom logo or photo. The...
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.

Paper Tigers Origami Class

4:15pm - 5:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Live Indoor, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
 Come have fun learning origami at the Monument Library!    Connie Stanton will walk you through each step as you make a couple of geometric creations each time.     The highlight of this class is our di...
Reservation

Citywide VITA Training Meet and Greet

4:30pm - 5:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: CreateSpace
Description
This will be a meet/greet event for VITA. We expect Colorado Springs VITA leaders to invite their volunteers and recruit new volunteers for this event. This is the first-ever event of this kind so we really don't know how many will come, however, it ...