Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
We'll use recycled water bottles, regular old plastic plates, paint and markers to make beautiful art installations. Best for ages 7 and older....

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Social, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come join us in playing some tabletop games! We'll provide a variety, or you can bring some of your own favorites....
Branch: East Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Amateur artists are invited to MAKE @ East to experiment with watercolors (watercolor paints, watercolor crayons, and watercolor pencils!) at this fun and informal drop-in program. We’ll supply the brushes, paint, and paper; just bring yourself and a...

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Required
Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Description:
In this program we will be making our own tiny terrariums! We will prepare a container to serve as the terrarium and then use succulents to fill and decorate it. Materials will be provided, including plants, soil, rocks,...
Required
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Make (Clean Maker Space)
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Description:
Create. Code. Animate. Animate your own digital creations! Use the computer to design animated stories, games, and your very own studio logo. Learn how you can use technology to bring new characters to life! Ages 9 and under must be assisted ...

Learn to Sew: Organizers

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: East Library
Room: East Make
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Description:
Get ready to go back to school by sewing your own organizer!  In this two part program, you'll design an organizer that fits your needs, (probably) use interfacing to reinforce your project, and make a closure that will work best with your desig...

Tween Twist Thursday

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Children's Floor
Ages: Kids, Family, Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Description:
Hang out with friends ages 9 – 12 while enjoying fun crafts and activities!...
Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Corner
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Tween Twist Thursday is for children 9-12 years old. Tween’s can come to the Children’s Department at East Library at 6:30pm for a fun and fabulous activity! This week, we'll me making homemade lanterns to light up the night or the bedroom. Tweens...

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Tween Tech

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Learn how computer programs are created by using fun software like Scratch. Engineer a robotic toy, use a green screen, or create your own invention! Possibilities are endless at this always evolving program! Ages 9-12. Drop in, no registration requi...

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Required
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Courtyard
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Class, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Description:
Join us in the courtyard at Library 21c for outdoor bubble painting! Let your creativity play as we make colorful creations with bubbles.  Ages 9 and up are welcome at this program. Registration is required. All supplies will be provided.&nbs...

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Room: Off site-See the Description for the location
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Author, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Life Style, Performer/Speaker, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
In conjunction with the statewide program, Check Out Colorado, Pikes Peak Library District will be hosting another Go Outside Speaker Series this year! Join us and our local partner, Mountain Equipment Recyclers, for our first event of the series at ...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Family
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come to Ute Pass Library to celebrate the month of August! We will have crafts, activities, and treats honoring the end of Summer Adventure, Book Lovers' Day, Colorado Springs Comic Con, and more!...

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Social, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come join us in playing some tabletop games! We'll provide a variety, or you can bring some of your own favorites....

LEGO Build

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Family, Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Description:
Build to your heart's content with fellow enthusiasts using the library's collection of LEGO and DUPLO. What will you build next? Best for ages 5-12 and their families....

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Finally Friday

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us for an after school adventure! You provide the imagination, we provide the supplies. Ages 7-12. Today's activity is food monsters!...

Tween Tech Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Tweens can join us for a special Tween Tech Club this Friday at 4 p.m. We will explore additional types of fun software in future sessions. Ages 8-12....

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

LEGO Build

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Family
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us for an EXTRA SPECIAL weekend edition of LEGO Build! Build to your heart's content with fellow enthusiasts using the library's collection of LEGO and DUPLO. What will you build next? Best for ages 5-12 and their families. ...

Ute Pass Coding Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a cool video game or learn how to make a website? Learn how to code, mess around with robots, and more! Ages nine and up....

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Minecraft Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Show off your building skills, work on awesome in-game challenges with friends, and join forces against the zombie horde! ...

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Teens and Tweens EAT!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Family
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
This program is based entirely on FOOD. What do you want to make? Is there a certain type of food you've never tried before? Every month we will try something new, so if you have a suggestion, speak with Alison asap! ...

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Social, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come join us in playing some tabletop games! We'll provide a variety, or you can bring some of your own favorites....
Branch: East Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Amateur artists are invited to MAKE @ East to experiment with watercolors (watercolor paints, watercolor crayons, and watercolor pencils!) at this fun and informal drop-in program. We’ll supply the brushes, paint, and paper; just bring yourself and a...

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Teen Video Game Night

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Teen and Tweens, come game with us! We'll have a Wii U and a selection of games to choose from, including Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, and Tatsunoko vs. Capcom. No registration required. Ages 9-18 are welcome. You can bring your own g...
Required
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Make (Clean Maker Space)
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Description:
Create. Code. Animate. Animate your own digital creations! Use the computer to design animated stories, games, and your very own studio logo. Learn how you can use technology to bring new characters to life! Ages 9 and under must be assisted ...
Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Family
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us at CK Comics for video and tabletop gaming! Show your library card to receive one free drink and snack. CK Comics address: 719 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 See you there! ...
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Description:
A space to come after school where you can hangout, play, create, or even study! Light after school snacks provided. Occurs every Thursday! Ages 8-12. ...

Tween Twist Thursday

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Children's Floor
Ages: Kids, Family, Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Description:
Hang out with friends ages 9 – 12 while enjoying fun crafts and activities!...
Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Corner
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Tween Twist Thursday is for children 9-12 years old. Tween’s can stop by the Children’s Department at East Library at 6:30 p.m. for a fun and fabulous activity! We're exploring technology this week. Tweens can learn programming basics while also ...

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Fantastic Fridays are for ages 9-18 (tweens & teens). Join us every 3rd Friday for a for a fun and fabulous activity!   This month we will do fun things with chocolate.  ...

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Teens and Tweens CREATE!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Family
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come to the Ute Pass Community Room to participate in creating something, whether it is made of legos, a puzzle, a craft, or something edible! The activity switches every month, so if you have a request, speak with Alison asap! ...

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Social, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come join us in playing some tabletop games! We'll provide a variety, or you can bring some of your own favorites....

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Family
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Visit your local library to learn about the different types of materials offered by PPLD, take a mini tour, participate in a cool scavenger hunt, and more as you discover the many amazing resources your library has to offer. Bonus: everyone gets an i...
Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Lower Level
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Already a library volunteer? Come celebrate your hard work before school officially starts! Why join our TAB? Earn volunteer hours by creating and helping with library programs! The Manitou Advisory Board has helped in designing the following ...
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Description:
A space to come after school where you can hangout, play, create, or even study! Light after school snacks provided. Occurs every Thursday! Ages 8-12. ...
Required
Branch: East Library
Room: East Make
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Makerspace, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Description:
This month, we'll make bling for our bookbags, bag, or backpacks! We'll use the button maker to make custom buttons and we'll use paint, rhinestones and children's toys to make some additional fancy pins. Come join us! Ages 9-18 only; ages 9-1...

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us for an after school adventure! You provide the imagination, we provide the supplies. Ages 7-12. Today's activity is Giant Team Yahtzee!...

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Required
Branch: East Library
Room: East Teen Center (ETC) A & B
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Our All Pikes Peak Reads (APPR) book is Flying Lessons & Other Stories! Come solve a Breakout Room inspired by the short stories in the book and win a fun prize! ...
Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Family
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come and meet Colorado State Patrol Officer John Heyne! He will talk about being safe around animals and the CSP's K-9 program....

Yo-Yo Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: East Library
Room: East Community Meeting Room
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join yo-yo enthusiasts from the Colorado Springs area for an afternoon of learning new tricks! All levels welcome. For ages 9 and up. ...

Ute Pass Coding Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a cool video game or learn how to make a website? Learn how to code, mess around with robots, and more! Ages nine and up....

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Game On!

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Love Video Games? From next generation to old school classics, stop by and play for a while! ...

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Events
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Family
Program Type: Family Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Every month, we go ALL OUT celebrating a fandom. This month, in celebration of the newest Disney movie release "Christopher Robin," let's celebrate all things Disney! Cosplay encouraged! ...

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Hobbies, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Social, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Come join us in playing some tabletop games! We'll provide a variety, or you can bring some of your own favorites....

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Description:
A space to come after school where you can hangout, play, create, or even study! Light after school snacks provided. Occurs every Thursday! Ages 8-12. ...
Required
Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, All
Program Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Social, Special Events, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Come to the library for Draft Night for the new Old Colorado City Library Fantasy Football League(s), which is open to beginners and more experienced players. Registrants will compete for a weekly top scorer prize and for playoff prizes for the top-t...

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Kids' Movie: TBD

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Family
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
School's out so come on down, get cozy on a bean bag and watch a great movie. Afterwards, make a craft to take home. We'll provide the popcorn but don't forget your water bottle! No sign up required. August 31: TBD....
Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join us for an after school adventure! You provide the imagination, we provide the supplies. Ages 7-12. Today's activity is small canvas art....