PPLD Update:

All Libraries will be CLOSED on Mon., Oct. 3, for an all-day staff training to better serve you. The eLibrary and other online services and resources will still be available.

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Upcoming Events

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Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Adult Education Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Business
Event Details:
Entrepreneur in Residence Office Hours Ginelle Curincita, the fall Entrepreneur in Residence will be available to help you along your entrepreneurial journey. She will be at the following locations for office hours:  Sand Creek Library...
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Description
This is the first public meet and greet for the forward party in the Colorado Springs, El Paso County. Anyone is welcome to learn more about the third party launching in Colorado and how people can help be a part of history and bring back responsible...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family
Event Type: Creative Services Programs, Makerspace, Virtual Program
Event Details:
Celebrate Arts Month by exploring the world of printmaking!  This Take and Make will include the supplies to make a simple relief print using craft foam, cardboard, paint, and papers. It will also include printing techniques and resources that y...
Library Branch: Knights of Columbus Hall
Room: KCH MacLaren Hall
Description
Pikes Peak Zine Fest is a budding annual small press event happening in Colorado Springs! Our mission is to share the joy of expression through self-publishing, promote diversity and inclusion within our community, and support our local artists. ...
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 The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams and illustrated by Megan Lloyd. Find a page at each location featured on the map, and head inside- there may be a special treat wa...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Event Details:
Harvest your herbs to use all winter long with this drying rack. Limit one kit per household, while supplies last. Kit may contain supplies not suitable for children. ...
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Ceramics Studio
Description
All MAC throwing wheels will be at Clayfest today. There may be a member wheel (with black splash pan) that you are welcome to use. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Virtual Yoga

9:00am - 10:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 109
Event Details:
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Bad Art Brunch

10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
All of the fun of making art with none of the pressure! Join us to create the most ridiculous pieces of art you can think of - from painting to collage to sculpture - while enjoying snacks and refreshments. At the end of the night, there will be awar...

Morticia Adams Rose Show

10:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Community Meeting Room
Description
Prizes for best costume and worst rose. Bring your blackened roses. Show and community gathering. Public welcome. ...
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.

Sewing Level 1: Bags

10:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Make (Clean Maker Space)
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Makerspace, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Bag fresh sewing skills! Learn the basics of sewing to create a simple tote bag using a sewing machine. No previous experience is required. All supplies will be provided by PPLD. Ages 9 and up. Note: patrons under 18 will need to have a si...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Line Dancing!

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Join Alycia Kibby for a family-friendly beginner's line dancing class that will be sure to get your family moving! This is great for ages  7 - 12 plus their accompanying adults.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

(CANCELLED) Paws to Read

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Paws to Read on Saturday, October 1st at Manitou Springs Library is cancelled. We hope to see you next month on November 5th! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Pop Up: LEGOs

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Use the big tub of LEGOs to build unique creations. If stuck, look for ideas in the included idea book or try completing one of the challenge cards. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Creepy Doll Planters

10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Columbine B
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Plants aren't just a summer thing!  Get creative and creepy with this festive planter!  Using an old toy doll, cut open a head, upcycle the body, or decorate a planter at home with hands.  We'll provide seeds to take home to grow for t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Petritz Learning Lab
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Business, Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Instagram for Business is a 3-part series. You can attend one session or all 3. If you want to attend all 3, you will have to register for each class separately. (Class 2 is on 10/8 and Class 3 is on 10/15) CLASS ONE: Getting Your Instag...

Zebulon Pike DAR

10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Annex
Description
Board meeting...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Place Playgroup

11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen/Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers with children 1-3 years old. Hosted at PPLD's Family Place Libraries, please join us for an enjoyable 5-week playgroup, where you spend time together, play, make friends, and speak one-on-one with specialists in child devel...

Medicare 201

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Description
Our purpose: Educational presentation for audiences pre & post 65 years of age. We educate, assist & support adults to empower them in assessing their present and anticipated healthcare needs including all aspects of Medicare. The intent of this sem...
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
Description
This will be a free event where we will hand out clothing, Jackets, hats, gloves, blankets, toys and shoes to families in need. We are hoping to also have crossfire, care and share, Image Born and The ppld set up a table to show other resorces. We wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Library Book Tote

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ute Pass Library
Room: Ute Pass Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Celebrate All Pikes Peak Reads (APPR) by making a personalized Library Book Tote! Using blank canvas totes and fabric markers, stencils, and other decorations, you will make a personalized and fun tote to carry all of your library books. ...
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Calvin is a very unique starling. At first he is made fun of and misunderstood, but when Calvin stays true to who he is, he becomes appreciated and celebrated for his differences. Join us for this story presented in ASL, voiceover, enhanced text, ...

Fil-Am General Meeting

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room A/B
Description
We will hold our general meeting to go over previous fund raising events and events planned for Q4. ...