PPLD Update

Service hours are changing at several locations. Find out why and where.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Take a spooky stroll in Old Colorado City and read We’re Off to Find the Witch’s House by Richard Krieb and illustrated by R.W. Alley. Find a page at each location featured on the map, and head inside- there may be a special treat waiting for you! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Come dance under the sea with us! Twirl, jump, and jam out with family and friends as we celebrate our underwater friends - you might even see an octopus! Costumes and dressing up are encouraged. *Registration required ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL CLASSES

9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
ESL classes are for adults that want to improve the workplace and everyday language. Classes are focused on: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. We offer Beginning, Intermediate and High-Intermediate levels, and classes are in-person and virtu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Adult Education Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
The GED, HiSET and TASC are alternatives to a high school diploma. PPLD offer Adult Basic Education (ABE) and High School Equivalency (HSE) free classes that will help adults for such tests. We offer preparation for Language Arts, Social St...
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Pine Room
Description
Support your peers with our adults Connect program! Join us as we discuss challenges in life, questions, or just to sit and listen. The safe space will bring a sense of belonging and encouragement. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime: Live & Inside!

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Beginning Thu., Oct. 7, most Library 21c Children’s programming will require in-person sign-up with a maximum of 20 participants per program due to capacity limitations. Spots are first come, first served. Children ages 3 and u...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Activity/Story Rooms
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. ...
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Columbine
Description
We will conduct a survey with community members about experiences with services such as rental assistance, LEAP, SNAP, life coaching, etc. The goal is to identify gaps and inefficiencies in the human services system in Colorado Springs. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Live Indoor Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Room: Fountain Children's area
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.

Live Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime: Live & Inside!

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Beginning Thu., Oct. 7, most Library 21c Children’s programming will require in-person sign-up with a maximum of 20 participants per program due to capacity limitations. Spots are first come, first served. Children ages 3 and u...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Activity/Story Rooms
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LIVE Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult. ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Chats

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Seniors
Event Type: Live Indoor, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions, and coffee. All are welcome. Free. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual LENA Start

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Family
Event Type: Family Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
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 "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Venue
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Homeschool, Live Indoor
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Is your family interested in learning more about local history? Join other homeschool families and Special Collections staff to explore PPLD’s resources and learn more about this important 19th-century period. For ages 7 and older. Please register ea...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Silver Key Service Extension (Grab N' Go Meals Falcon/High Prairie) provides delicious and nutritious meals to eligible diners, promoting good health.   Eligibility: Anyone 60 years of age or older. The spouse of an eligible diner is also eli...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Room: Calhan Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Silver Key Service Extension (Grab N' Go Meals Calhan) provides delicious and nutritious meals to eligible diners, promoting good health.   Eligibility: Anyone 60 years of age or older. The spouse of an eligible diner is also eligible. R...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Friends of PPLD
Event Details:
Do you love books, reading and libraries? Have you considered becoming involved in your community? One easy step covers it all! JOIN THE FRIENDS NOW! The Friends of PPLD are best known for their volunteerism, their bookstores in each library (you ...

Carol Hackett

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Description
7 women who discuss a book selection monthly...
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, Virtual Program
Event Details:
Create Pop Art like a pro! Join us in the creative process of turning a cereal box/cardboard brand packaging into a clever work of art. You'll be inspired by Pop Artist Michael Albert’s colorful, iconic masterpieces, then use the same kinds of materi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Speak English Group

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
Speak English groups are informal English language conversation groups for adults with intermediate and advanced English skills. Each group meets once a week for two hours. Classes are free. Sign up is required before attending. Contact Christine Lay...