InformationEast Library’s main entrance is closed for renovations until early September. Please use the temporary entrance located to the south (left) of the main entrance.

All Library Classes

ESL Class

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL - English as a Second Language class 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://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

GED prep classes

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

New students need to come to GED 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://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2224

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A reservation must be made and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

The Tim Gill Center for Public Media Citizen Journalism Course

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Tim Gill Center at G&L Community Fund Room (East)

The Tim Gill Center for Public Media's Citizen Journalism coursework is designed to engage community members with local media outlets via hands-on training in interview and recording skills and radio broadcast production. This four-week class structure is offered quarterly at the Tim Gill Center in partnership with Rocky Mountain PBS and Pikes Peak Library District - Library 21c. Students are invited to discover and discuss the history and intent of citizen journalism, then work individually to produce interviews, feature stories and essays which are available, for free, to partner organizations and local media outlets.

Class sessions begin Monday, August 10 and run each concurrent Monday through August 31 for a total of four sessions. Class is held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

August 10: Introduction to Citizen Journalism and Local Opportunities
August 17: Field Recording and Studio Interviews
August 24: Audio Editing for Broadcast
August 31: Class Listening Party

A personal recording device (such as a handheld digital recorder) and a personal laptop are recommended for this class. All class sessions will take place at Rocky Mountain PBS/The Tim Gill Center for Public Media, 315 East Costilla Street, downtown Colorado Springs, 80903. This class is open to all age and skill levels, and there is no prerequisite. Those under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent. Each family member must register separately. Class limit: 15 students.

GED prep classes

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

New students need to come to GED 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://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2224

Tai Chi Class

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 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.

Excel III- 2013 Edition

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

The goal of this class is to learn and better understand different types of references, more complex formulas, and creating macros in Excel 2013.

Prerequisites: Excel I, Excel II, and a strong understanding of computer use. Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.

If you have any questions, please email Hannah at hhall@ppld.org.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL - English as a Second Language class 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://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

One on One computer class

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy

One on one class with basic Microsoft Office programs, Email, Internet basics, Craigs list, Resume building, job search strategies, and more! Call Ute Pass LIbrary to set up a reservation and approve the topic in advance.

Computer Basics Help

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 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.

Microsoft Word Class

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

Become familiar with Microsoft Word and learn basic word processing skills.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 5:25 PM - 8:55 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL - English as a Second Language class 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://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 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.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL - English as a Second Language class 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://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

GED prep classes

When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

New students need to come to GED 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://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2224


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