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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Social Anxiety Group

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Description
Group for individuals with social anxiety. This 8-10 week group will provide experiential exercises and cognitive challenges to help shift, as well as provide some basic tools for social interaction. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Class, Creative Services Programs, Live Indoor, Maker/Artist in Residence, Makerspace, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Origami has been around for over 1000 years! Let’s look at origami under a different light. The art of paper folding was once considered a child’s activity, but now it attracts mathematicians, designers, engineers, and artists all over the world. It ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "All" group.
Library Branch: Monument Library
Room: Monument Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, All
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Intergenerational Library Programs, Live Indoor, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
In collaboration with Who Gives a SCRAP Creative Reuse Center, we are hosting an arts, craft, and hobby material exchange! Bring in your new, clean/gently used and unwanted craft materials and exchange them for "tickets" to "purchase/exchange" new...
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou-Printmaking
Description
Printmaking Certification Workshop is for members who have this level of printmaking expertise: Beginners  Competent Please see MAC Staff if you would like to be certified to use the printmaking studio and you have this level of...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Line Dancing!

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Community/ Annex
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family 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 "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Board

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Event Details:
Have fun, help your library, and get volunteer hours! Join Teen Advisory Board! Members help with programs, get volunteer hours, plus get leadership training. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Library Book Tote

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Make
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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. &n...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Life Size Battleship

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Marlene Rook Memorial Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Play Battleship like you've never played it before - in full size! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

18+ Dungeons and Dragons

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Play D&D with other young adults (18+), led by volunteer Dungeon Masters. No experience is required. For more information, contact Library 21C. ...

Movie Night with Purpose

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room A/B
Description
Motivating young voters to protect their rights to vote especially women of color....
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs, Community Public, Senior Library Programs, Virtual Program
Event Details:
Feel free to join us for the in-person version of the Carnelian Coffee Book Group, facilitated by the Pikes Peak Library District.  October's selection is Circe by Madeline Miller.  Synopsis from author's website:  In the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs, Community Public, Senior Library Programs, Virtual Program
Event Details:
Feel free to join us for the in-person version of the Carnelian Coffee Book Group, facilitated by the Pikes Peak Library District.  October's selection is Circe by Madeline Miller.  Synopsis from author's website:  In the...
Branches:
Virtual Library, 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 libraries are closed. A day of staff training for better patron service. ...
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: Rockrimmon Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Creative Services Programs
Event Details:
Celebrate Arts Month with the Rockrimmon Library and enjoy our month-long display of art created by our patrons. The art show may also be viewed via our website here. ...
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 "Kids" group.

Hispanic Heritage Month for Children - Criss Cross Mangosauce

10/04/2022 @ 1:00am - 10/15/2022 @ 11:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
Event Details:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Watch the program Don’t Be Afraid, Here Comes the Wolf! ~ No tengas miedo, aquí llegó el lobo! Enjoy bilingual songs and stories, practice colors, and do finger plays with Criss, Cross Mangosauce. For ages 1 – 5.&nb...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

9:00am - 9:45am
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Children ages 3 and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannelboards, puppets, songs, and activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm, and rhyme...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL CLASSES

9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Room: Ruth Holley Meeting Room
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...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

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:
Children ages 3 and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannelboards, puppets, songs, and activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm, and rhyme...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
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.&...