InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

All Library Classes

Minding Your Business

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business. This class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, and more.

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 12:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

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.

Vegan Basics: A Plant Based Diet

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Natural food Chef Katherine Keck, of the Loonie Veggie Cooking Company, presents a fun and inspiring 3-class series/cooking demo on the benefits of a plant based diet. She will show techniques you can use at home to make delicious dishes that include healthy grains, vegetables, beans, and other plant based proteins. Samples will be provided! Space is limited. For ages 12 and up.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 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

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, May 31, 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 Intl

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Free Demo Class for preschool music

GED prep classes

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine 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. 2225

Computer Basics at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, May 31, 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.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 5:25 PM - 8:25 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, May 31, 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.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 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

Self-Defense Strategies

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Join Sterling Chase from CHS Martial Arts for this six week introductory course to self-defense. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear.
Registration is required. Please call (719)389-8968 to register. By registering for the first class on May 3rd, you are automatically registered for the 6-class series.

Word 1 Class

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Class Description: Word I: Become familiar with basic word processing skills necessary to create and save word documents by learning to read the Microsoft Word screen and entering and manipulating basic text.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics Class or Windows 8 plus experience using a mouse and keyboard. Call 884-9800 to register.

Computer Basics at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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 cutomer service desk for this class.

Kindermusik International

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Ongoing pre-school music class


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