Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Teens" group.
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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 "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: 103
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.
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 "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: 41
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.
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: 86
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 "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 "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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Description:
Create a collection of photos, images, messages, people, and places that you're grateful for in a Zine and Dada! #selfcare #diy #TeenSelfCare #TeensMake   We understand that sometimes taking care of yourself is hard. The Library has resour...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs
Description:
Feel free to join us for the virtual version of the Carnelian Coffee Book Group, facilitated by the Pikes Peak Library District. Multiple copies, including online, are available through PPLD. Contact me for more information, or a&n...
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, Creative Services Programs, Maker/Artist in Residence, Senior Library Programs
Description:
Maker in Residence Cara McKinley has created 4 sculptures to serve as the frames for you to hang your finished air-dry clay art, which are now on display at the following library locations: Cheyenne Mountain Library, Penrose Library, Rockrimmon Libra...
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Basics

10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Genealogy Library Programs, History Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Are you interested in researching your genealogy, but aren't sure where to start? Join us for an introduction to basic genealogy research strategies including getting started, organizing research, and selecting and searching for records. Space is ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Virtual Baby Time

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 babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, to enjoy music, rhymes, and a book together! Videos are not live, so you can always view the videos whenever it’s convenient for you. All ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Description:
Celebrate our All Pikes Peak Read book, All the Impossible Things, by making an origami version of the characters' giant tortoise, Tuck! In this video, you will learn how to fold a tortoise from a square piece of paper. #AllPikesPeakReads #TeensMake ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Description:
Virtual Pro Se Clinic (VPC) Free Legal Clinic: First Monday of every month (except September) from 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM- call (719) 357-6142 or email dhamilton@ppld.org to be added to the sign-up sheet Despite the COVID-19 closures of libraries acros...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Medicare 101

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Description:
Are you thinking about retiring in the next few years? Are you unsure about how health insurance and Medicare will affect you once you turn 65? Are you helping your parents navigate their Medicare coverage? Join us to learn about Medicare and your he...
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: Unlimited
Description:
Looking to connect with others from the community? Rockrimmon Library is hosting an ongoing pen pal program for adults over age 18 beginning in September. Interested participants may register online or with PPLD staff; pen pals will be randomly a...