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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Speak English Group

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Cheyenne Mountain Library
Room: Cheyenne Marlene Rook Memorial Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Adult Library Programs
Event Details:
Speak English groups are fun English language conversation groups for adults with intermediate and advanced English skills. Each group meets once a week for two hours to practice English. Classes are free. There is no need to register in advanc...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Create & Play

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Children's Activity/Story Rooms
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Did you know studies show that art making builds motor skills, reading readiness, and math concepts? Bring your little one to a special event made just for them where they will experience creative and playful adventures with art! Be sure to wear old ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose D1
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Education Programs
Event Details:
A career search starts before you write a resume and begin applying for jobs. Searching for a career also includes identifying your skills and interests, considering what you value and enjoy doing, and exploring different paths to learn what type of ...
This event is in the "All" group.
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Aspen Room
Age Group: All
Event Type: PPLD: Board of Trustees
Event Details:
Community members may attend any of these meetings: Internal Affairs Committee - 2:00 p.m. Public Affairs Committee - 3:00 p.m. Governance Committee - 4:00 p.m. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Petritz Learning Lab
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Beginners can learn to code with Google in Scratch! Using an evaluated curriculum from the computer scientists at Google, youth will learn basic computational thinking concepts through block coding. The theme of this series is "Storytelling". Youth w...

Pikes Peak battle of

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Community Meeting Room
Description
Beginning of the year meeting for schools participating in the Battle of the Books competition for this school year. no sales...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Backpack Bling

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us and bring some friends to make your backpack one of a kind! You'll make accessories for your backpack and you can use Puffy Paint, awesome stickers, and other supplies to decorate the backpack itself. Bring your backpack and we’ll provide the...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Paws to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
Practice reading aloud and improve fluency by sharing a story with one of our lovable Paws to Read therapy dogs. We know there are all kinds of kids with all kinds of needs, so if your child might benefit from some sensory accommodations like fidg...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Paws to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Monument Library
Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Live Indoor
Event Details:
Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog. ...
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: East Library
Room: East Make
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Family Library Programs, Live Indoor, Makerspace, Senior Library Programs, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Event Details:
October is Arts Month! Come to East Library to experiment with watercolors at this fun and informal drop-in session. No registration necessary and all skill levels welcome. We'll supply the brushes, paint, and paper; just bring yourself! A ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Penrose Library
Room: Penrose Pine Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Event Details:
Join your fellow teens in an adventure in the world's greatest role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons! New players and veterans alike are welcome to participate. Snacks will be provided. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

STEM: Marble Run Mania

4:15pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Calhan Library
Room: Calhan Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, S.T.E.A.M., Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Explore gravitational potential energy, engineering, and problem solving as you use recycled materials to create a marble run. For ages 5 - 12.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL CLASSES

5:00pm - 8:00pm
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...

Girl Scout Troop 9316

5:15pm - 6:45pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: B2
Description
Girl Scout Meeting - no staff set up or breakdown needed ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Pilates Mat

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: East Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
This class is perfect for beginners and advanced participants alike. Whether you have done Pilates for years or brand new, this class will challenge you and help build a whole-body focused core. This dynamic mat Pilates class will...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Join your fellow teens in an adventure in the world's greatest role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons! New players and veterans alike are welcome to participate. Snacks will be provided. ...
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: CreateSpace
Description
We are a new group providing the support and skills you need for your next venture. Whether it is writing a book, starting a business, growing in your career, or anything else having to do with getting your message out. Branding is key to your ve...
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room A/B
Description
Falcon Wanderers Volkssports Association originally established by members of the military installations in the Colorado Springs area for the benefit of the entire community. Falcon Wanderers is a non-profit organization. The purposes and intent...
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 "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 and HiSET  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.

Toddler Time

9:30am - 9:45am
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family 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. ...