Upcoming Events

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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 of our Library meeting rooms and study rooms remain temporarily closed until further notice, following state orders and national guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

PPLD Challenge: Banned Books Art

09/04/2020 @ 8:00am - 10/03/2020 @ 10:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Celebrate your right to read! Create a piece of art celebrating or using pages from a banned book and show off what you’ve made on Facebook. You can even check out our video on PPLDTV for how to make mini book charms from banned b...
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.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All" group.

APPM: Call for Makers

All Day 9/14 - 10/9
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Audio/Video Studio, Creative Services Programs, Makerspace, Senior Library Programs
Description:
Pikes Peak Library District and Cool Science are celebrating making with All Pikes Peak Makes (APPM) in October, 2020. We invite you to submit your maker project to be included in our online gallery. The great thing about making is the incred...
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Family Library Programs, Maker/Artist in Residence, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Maker in Residence Cara McKinley wants you to pick a challenge from this video to complete in just an hour! Watch the video for inspiration prompts such as... Make a tree ornament that you would want to live in if you were a bird...
This event is in the "Family" group.

LENA Start

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Family
Event Type: Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
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, 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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Intergenerational Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Celebrate Arts Month with the Rockrimmon Library! We are hosting a month-long display of art created by our patrons: this year, the show may be viewed either in person at the library or online. We invite you to vote for your favorite in the Peop...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Yoga

9:00am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 105
Description:
Join local yoga instructor Svetlana Nudelman in this virtual yoga class for beginners and intermediate level practitioners. Zoom link will be emailed to participants prior to the class. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Description:
For adults wanting to improve their workplace and every day English language skills. Classes provide instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Registration is required. New students must attend ESL Orientation ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

GED / HiSET / TASC class

9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Description:
This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and tak...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Our "Hooked On Crochet!" group has gone virtual! Please join us on Zoom to crochet or knit with us and talk about life. After you register, we will send you a link to the Zoom meeting to your email.  You do not have to be a C...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Hooked on Crochet!

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Description:
If you want company while you hook, Crochet with a small group. You will help each other crochet. No registration required. (Meet the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.)...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Virtual Storytime for Kids

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
Description:
Children’s Staff from around the district will invite you to join in a sing-along and then read a children’s book. Videos are not live, so you can always view the videos whenever it’s convenient for you. All videos are available for viewing o...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Adults, Family
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Adult Library Programs, Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Homeschool
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Description:
Have questions about parenting little ones? PPLD's Family Place Libraries are hosting a 5-week fall series on Zoom where caregivers can ask questions of community professionals in the fields of child development, nutrition, speech/language, and more!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
We made our monthly Cheyenne Mountain Library Fiction Book Club virtual! The book club will be conducted through Zoom, and we will discuss the All Pikes Reads 2020(APPR) book The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue. You can place a hold on it in our c...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ABE CLASS

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Description:
This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ABE CLASS

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Description:
This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Description:
For adults wanting to improve their workplace and every day English language skills. Classes provide instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Registration is required. New students must attend ESL Orientation to reg...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

PenPop!

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
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 October 1st, the topic will be TBD. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Description:
Join PPLD in celebrating Arts Month! Using a book cover for the canvas, use a handful of odd objects in the provided bag or objects found around your home to make a unique piece of art.    Pick up the program supplies at the followi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Description:
Join PPLD in celebrating Arts Month! Using the selection of paint and a six-inch canvas, pour paint in careful puddles and tilt the canvas to make unique patterns. Please have a hair dryer on hand to create more vivid patterns and speed up th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Description:
Join PPLD in celebrating Arts Month! Paper towel rolls, toilet paper rolls, and old books can be used to make these simple, decorative fake pumpkins!  Just in time for Halloween.  Pick up the program supplies at the following locati...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Take and Make: STEM

10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Description:
Zany Zip Lines Examine how gravity and friction affect zip lines by using recyclables found around your house to build a device to carry a small toy animal along a zip line. For ages 5 - 12. Pick up your materials at your library, while supplies ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, History Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 87
Description:
Do you know there were more than 30 lodges in Rocky Mountain National Park? Can you envision large resorts where elk and moose graze in pristine meadows today? “Lost Lodges of Rocky” explores the transitions in lodging for visitors to Ro...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Tabletop Gaming

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Description:
Love playing board games? Want to try out new games each month and meet other teens interested in board games? Come to the Teen TableTop Gaming at Library 21c. We meet the first Friday of the month from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in the teen area. Each month w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Yoga

9:00am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 108
Description:
Join local yoga instructor Svetlana Nudelman in this virtual yoga class for beginners and intermediate level practitioners. Zoom link will be emailed to participants prior to the class. ...
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.

Laser Badging

10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Make II (Messy Maker Space)
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
In this 2 hour group badging class, learn how to use PPLD’s laser cutter / engraver machines. After the completion of this class, participants will be able to use the library’s laser on their own during Open Hours in the makerspaces at Library 21c, E...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
This workshop introduces the worldwide phenomenon known as NaNoWriMo (or simply "NaNo") which stands for "National Novel Writing Month." Participants in NaNo attempt to write a complete novel during the month of November. Learn about the official NaN...