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English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

For adults wanting to improve their workplace and every day English language skills. Classes provide instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Registration is required. New students must attend ESL Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check http://new.ppld.org/adult-education
Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Video Editing Basics Using Premiere CC Class

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

For those new to video editing, this introductory editing class will get you up and running with Adobe Premiere CC. We will cover a range of topics from navigating the interface, importing assets, working with sequences and timelines, applying titles and effects, and exporting your finished edit.

Patrons 9 - 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

Mellow Monday- Zen Gardening

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Another manic Monday ahead? Start your day and week off right with Mellow Mondays, our weekly mind and body exercises to help you make it through the week. This week's activity is Zen Gardening! Stop by to play in the sand or make your very own mini zen garden to bring home!

Paper Crafting Class with Theresa Pingel and Jo Golden

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

If you've attended one of Theresa Pingel's and Jo Golden's paper crafting classes in the past, you know how much fun they are. Each participant will take home 2 finished projects. Beginners are welcome! All supplies are provided, including basic glue sticks, although if you have a preferred adhesive please bring it with you, and there is no charge, but you must register online at ppld.org or call 382-5347. (Must be 14 or older to attend.)

Maker Monday: Paper Quilling

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Join our creative café! Enjoy coffee/tea and while learning paper quilling with provided supplies. Do you have a project you’ve been working on? Bring it along! Many supplies provided for all kinds of projects.

No registration required, but it is suggested to save your spot!

Speak English

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Speak English - Christine

Ruth Holley Crafter's Group

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!

Aftermath- Math Tutoring (All Ages)

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd.

Drop in for free help with your math questions. Experienced math tutors assist students of all ages and grade levels.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Adult Coloring

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Want to reduce the stress of your day? Take an hour and relax by coloring.

Word 2 Class

When: Monday, September 26, 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 1. 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 1. Call 884-9800 to register.

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Stitch-Wits welcomes all stitchers (knitters, crocheters, piecers, etc.)to come stitch in community. Monthly programs (show and tell, library information, swaps, celebrations, and more) add variety to the weekly schedule. Come as often/little as you wish.

Spine Care 101: Live It Till You Kick It

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Physical therapist Alaina Hagy will be delivering talks about spine care. This series will include two presentations a month from August-October.

This session is a guide to aging independently in your own home on your own terms.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

For adults wanting to improve their workplace and every day English language skills. Classes provide instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Registration is required. New students must attend ESL Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check http://new.ppld.org/adult-education
Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Excel II Class

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn more complex formatting, charts, formulas, and sorting of an Excel worksheet.
Prerequisites: Excel I or equivalent experience
Please call (719)389-8968 to register

Windows 10 Demo

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn the basics of Windows 10 in this informative demonstration.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, September 27, 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.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

ESL Class (continuation) - Rukhsana

Make II Open Hours

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

During Open Hours, Make II is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis. Patrons must be badged to use a machine during a separate appointment before being able to use the machines in open hours. To inquire about badging, please call 719-884-9800, x 6364.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. 9-11 year olds must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Library Explorers Make

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

Needles, Hooks & Yarn

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

*****NEW PROJECT***** Make a Throw or Blanket using "fleece" and "crazy stitching". Fleece, thread, needles and/or sewing machines available. OR bring your needlework, and/or a lunch, and your enthusiasm.

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