InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Mon., July 4, in celebration of Independence Day.
Old Colorado City Library will be closed Sat., July 2 - Wed., July 6 while their floors are refinished.

All Library Classes

Exploring Mindfulness, Discovering Delight Class Series

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Meditation and artful contemplation are great ways to integrate mindfulness into our everyday lives.
Join instructor Joanna Bolek for an introduction to the mindfulness and stress reduction practices of meditation and mandala coloring.
Registration required for this class series on Monday, June 27; Monday, July 11; Monday, July 25; and Monday, August 8.
Joanna Bolek is a certified meditation instructor and art teacher. She has practiced meditation for over 30 years.

Kindermusik International

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Ongoing music class for pre-schoolers

Tai Chi Class

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

With daily practice of this gentle art, one gains physical strength, grace in motion, coordination of the entire body, and a sense of calm and serenity.

Word II - 2013 Edition

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Class Description: Builds on the basics learned in Word I. Learn additional formatting features such as: changing margins, fonts, and line spacing; insert and manipulate tables; spell check and thesaurus; headers and footers; using bullets and more.

Prerequisites: Word I. Call 884-9800 to register.

Adult Education: English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Only for Adults. New students need to come to ESL Orientations to register and take a level test. Students won't be allowed to come to class without registration paperwork. For future Orientation dates please check regularly: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Microsoft Excel II Class

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Class description: Learn more complex formatting, charts, formulas, and sorting of an Excel worksheet.
Prerequisite: Excel I. Call 389-8968 to register.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects (class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more) or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Kindermusik International

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Ongoing pre-school music class

55+ Computer Basics

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 8.1 operating system).
Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, June 28, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 9-11 a.m.
Wednesday, June 29, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 9-11a.m.

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

The cost for the course is $15 for members of AARP, and $20 for non-members. We prefer payment in the form of checks made out to AARP, but we will accept cash.
Any aged person may attend, but the Insurance Discount only applies to those 55 years old and above.
Court Directed persons (those who need a class to regain a driver’s license that the Court has held) are welcomed. Our Instructors are authorized to sign off related court documents.
The class lasts 4 hours
Class sign-in begins 15 minutes prior to the class.
Pre-class reservations are requested, but we may accept a few walk-ins, space and materials limited.
Call (719) 685-2242 for reservations.

Computer Basics at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Computer and Internet basics for beginners using tutorial-based coaching. No pre-registration. Walk-ins welcome. Bring your own head-phones or ear-buds. Or you can purchase ear-buds for $1 at the customer service desk for this class.

Afinia 3D Printer Badging Class

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

Participants will get hands-on time to experiment with our Afinia H480 3D Printers. You will learn all the steps required to run the 3D Printer using sample 3D Models provided in the class. Four 3D printers will be available during this session, so be prepared to partner up!

Additional Notes:
- Bring your library card to get badged for using the 3D Printer during Make II Open Hours.
- Children 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Because of the short printing time, we cannot accommodate custom 3D models during this session.
- Participants may finish their prints before the end of the class, but print completion is not guaranteed.

Microsoft Excel - I Class

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet in Excel 2010.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 6:20 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join us for a free yoga class. Certified instructors will take you through a non-heated Vinyasa yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. No registration required.

Adult Education: English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Only for Adults. New students need to come to ESL Orientations to register and take a level test. Students won't be allowed to come to class without registration paperwork. For future Orientation dates please check regularly: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225


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