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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Coding Series

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Classroom
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Type: Computer Classes, Teen Library Programs, Tween Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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 8 week series is "Storytelling". ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Paws to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs
Event Details:
Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog. No registration required for this free program. ...
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This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Bad Art Night

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Old Colorado City Library
Room: Old Colorado City Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Creative Services Programs, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
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...

Medicare 201

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: B6
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Library Book Tote

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Education Programs, Live Indoor, Senior Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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.  ...

Restoring The Republic

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Venue
Description
How to get your State National Status through the Birth Certificate Process...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Speak English Group

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Sand Creek Library
Room: Sand Creek Meeting Room B
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.

Virtual LENA Start

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual LENA Start

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, 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 11-week, virtual program that will increase your child’s language development. Families will receive a “talk pedometer” that counts ...

Improv Jam

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Knights of Columbus Hall
Room: KCH MacLaren Hall
Description
We are starting a monthly improv jam, people come and play improv games, new players or old, games will be explained, people will be invited to participate. A fun evening of improv comedy self-created. Fun fast and free....
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, Book Clubs, Community Public, Senior Library Programs, Virtual Program
Event Details:
Feel free to join us for the virtual version of the Carnelian Coffee Book Group, facilitated by the Pikes Peak Library District. Email Joe at jpaisley@ppld.org for a Zoom invite. October's selection is Circe by Madeline Miller.  ...
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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.
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 "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: High Prairie Library
Room: High Prairie Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Childrens Library Programs, Family Library Programs
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult.  Due to our fire code limit, we can only provide space to 35 patrons. Arrive early.   We know there are all kinds of kids with all kinds of needs, so if your ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
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
Event Details:
Stories and more for children ages 3 and older, with a favorite adult.  We know there are all kinds of kids with all kinds of needs, so if your child might benefit from some sensory accommodations like fidget items or noise-reducing headpho...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

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:
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: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Ceramics Studio
Description
Who is this class for? Ceramics Certification Workshop is for members who have this level of expertise ceramics: Beginners - No or limited ceramics experience  Learning Objective To be able to: cut, and wedge b...