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.
Registration
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Classroom
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
For children of all ages and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Attendance is limited. Please complete one registration per fam...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Live Indoor Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Room: Fountain Children's area
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
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.

Live Storytime

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: 10
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult. Registration required (only one needed per family).  We know there are all kinds of kids with all kinds of needs, so if your child might benefit from some sensory accom...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

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
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult.  Space is very limited. One registration required per family. If there is not a place to enter your registration information, registration may have not opened yet, or t...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

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. One and two-year-old children, ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: CreateSpace
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Explore art techniques including painting and drawing for adult artists. Basic drawing and painting materials provided. Ages 18+. Registration required for this free program. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Chair Yoga

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Venue
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Live Indoor, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Do you have a crabby back or a creaky neck? Try Chair Yoga! During this one-hour practice, participants will move and stretch their entire bodies, being mindful of how everything feels while doing so.  The goal with class is to have everyone lea...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, Teen Library Programs
Event Details:
Make our All Pikes Peak Reads pick Nimona-themed shrinky dinks! ...

Study

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East F1
Description
n/a ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Tweens
Event Type: Tween Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Play D&D with other tweens, led by our very own Dragon Master Alli! New members are always welcome and no experience is required. Ages 9-12. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants close to the program date. Also join us on Nov. 18.&nb...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family, All
Event Type: Family Library Programs, Intergenerational Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual escape room perfect for the whole family!  Play together as a family or on your own. We will have hard, intermediate and easier games available so that you can pick the perfect game for your group or family!  We'll hav...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Jewelry making
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Come learn how to make your own Beaded Hoop Earrings. $25 + $10 Materials Fee Middleschoolers to Adults Step by step creation and design. Use your own personal tastes to create something beautiful and one of a kind.  Make and take...

Wildwood 1 HOA

5:00pm - 6:45pm
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Description
HOA board meeting...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL CLASSES

5:00pm - 8:00pm
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...
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, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
The PPLD and the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging have taken your suggestions and have developed a Four-Part Virtual Medicare Series to dive more deeply into Medicare and retirement.  Please join us as we begin exploring Medicare on a n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Library 21c is meeting again in person, but earlier, 6 pm in the ENT Conference center. Third Thursdays, exception being December, on 2nd Thursday, December 9th. No registration! Here are the titles: September 16 - The ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual LENA Start

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Family
Event Type: Family Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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 11-week, virtual program that will increase your child’s language development. Families will receive a “talk pedometer” that counts ...
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, APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads, Author, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 572
Event Details:
Join Pikes Peak Library District and Robert Kolker, author of Hidden Valley Road, a 2021 All Pikes Peak Reads selection, for a presentation and facilitated Q&A. This event will be held via Zoom. Please click on this link to access the...
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. ...
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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
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...