Upcoming Events

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

PPLD Challenge: Appreciate Veterans

11/06/2020 @ 8:00am - 11/27/2020 @ 9:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Veteran’s Day is November 11th, but let’s celebrate veterans all month long! Create a piece of art celebrating veterans (it can be digital, multimedia, drawing, molding, etc.). Show off what you’ve made on Facebook from Nov 6 - Nov 27 or email it to ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Take and Make: Homeschool

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Homeschool
Description:
Keith Haring Action Figures What do subway graffiti, city as canvas, and an energetic dance party all have in common? Join us to explore colorful action figures inspired by pop artist Keith Haring and discover ways to create your unique masterpiec...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Homeschool
Description:
Baby Diaper Dissection: What's on the inside of a baby diaper? It's probably not what you think! (Project designed by Cool Science). For families with school-age kids. Pick up your materials at your library, while supplies last. Follow this l...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Join local meditation, mindfulness, and yoga teacher Joanna Zaremba for a whole-body movement reset to help shift your mental and physical energy and show your body care. Click here to watch this program on our YouTube channel! ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Teens Make: T-Shirt Scarves

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Description:
Upcycle a t-shirt into a cozy scarf! No sewing required. Pick up supplies at the library nearest you as long as supplies last! #TeensMake #takeandmake #upcycling Click here to watch on Youtube. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Take and Make: Tween Twist

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
No Sew T-shirt Scarves - Upcycle a t-shirt into a cozy scarf! No sewing required.   Pick up your materials at your library, while supplies last. ...
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 "Family" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Family
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Learn how to code old-school style with Morse Code! This is a useful and fun way to learn how to communicate if the power goes out or if you have poor phone reception. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Computer Classes, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Join Britt & Christa for this interactive program that will teach youth to build a holiday card of their choice in Scratch using block coding! This is a great introduction to coding for total beginners, or folks just starting to code.   ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Computer Classes, Teen Library Programs
Description:
A safety key helps you access doors and elevators without touching them. Learn the basics of 3D modelling software TinkerCAD and design your own safety key that's ready to be printed using a 3D printer!   ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Play an online, interactive escape room with other teens! Frosty the Snowman and his pals are planning a fantastic winter wonderland party. But it won't happen if they can't get organized!  Will you help them save the party? Recommended fo...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Take and Make: Tween Twist

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Make a fun shoebox farm diorama. You will learn how to make a “bendy” pig and farmer for your custom-made farm. Fun!   Pick up your materials at your library, while supplies last.   #TweenTwist #PPLDTweenTwist #TAKEANDMAKE ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Homeschool Science Fair

01/05/2021 @ 8:00am - 02/28/2021 @ 12:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Homeschool
Description:
The annual PPLD Homeschool Science Fair is going virtual! This noncompetitive event is open to all students in grades K-12 who are homeschooled, learning remotely, or doing a hybrid plan. There are no specific rules or required format. Simply choose ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Homeschool
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Description:
Enjoy a Zoom visit with Colorado Springs' Edward C. Rochette Money Museum.  Take a tour of the History of Money exhibit with the museum curator, see the Mini-Mint in operation and learn how money was made when the U.S. Mint was established in 17...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Homeschool
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Description:
Is your family interested in learning more about local history? We've got you covered! Follow our clues to take part in a virtual scavenger hunt exploring PPLD's photo archives, then join other homeschool families and Special Collections staff to lea...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Use an LED light to give a warm glow to a robot's heart on this fun card. Give it to someone special on Valentine's Day to "light up" their day. Visit your favorite library starting Feb. 5 to pick up materials for this program while supplies last...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Take and Make: Tween Twist

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Use an LED light to give a warm glow to a robot's heart on this fun card. Give it to someone special on Valentine's Day to "light up" their day. Pick up materials for this program at you library while supplies last. Check out last Tuesday, Februar...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Your child can create a one-of-a-kind ice lantern and learn a bit about water changing states in this decorative science project. For ages 5-12.    Check out STEM videos on our YouTube channel HERE!   #STEM #...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Enjoy the magic of winter by creating a fun winter wand! Ages 5-12   All videos are available for viewing on YouTube. Click here to see our videos. #KidsMake @PPLDKidsMake #TAKEANDMAKE ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Homeschool
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Description:
Learn about the hydrosphere and our local water supply system with experts from Colorado Springs Utilities in this virtual presentation that covers the water cycle, cloud formation and conservation.  See attached materials for a deeper learning ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Homeschool: Take Shelter

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Homeschool
Description:
Learn about the science and methods used to build a safe shelter.   All videos are available for viewing anytime after their premiere Here!   #Homeschool #PPLDHomeschool #TAKEANDMAKE       ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Did you know you can use your fingers as knitting needles? All you need is some yarn and you can learn a few basic knitting skills. Visit your favorite library starting Mar. 5 to pick up materials for this program while supplies last!   Ch...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Take and Make: Tween Twist

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs
Description:
Did you know you can use your fingers as knitting needles? All you need is some yarn and you can learn a few basic knitting skills. Visit your favorite library starting Mar. 5 to pick up materials for this program while supplies last! Check out la...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Children will explore the science of light and color by creating thier own color wheel spinner.  When finished, they will have a color wheel that changes from individual colors to white while spinning, demonstrating that white light is made of m...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Practice your watercolor skills with simple supplies to create a beautiful spring butterfly! Ages 5-12   #KidsMake @PPLDKidsMake #TAKEANDMAKE ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Homeschool
Description:
Get ready to greet the spring with a variety of projects that explore nature and the great outdoors.   All videos are available for viewing anytime after their premiere Here!   #Homeschool #PPLDHomeschool #TAKEANDMAKE &...