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 - Thurs., July 7 due to floor refinishing.

Classes: East Library

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Tuesday, July 05, 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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer 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 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, July 5, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, July 05, 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.

Microsoft Excel I Class

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Class description: Learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet.
Prerequisite: Word I or strong familiarity with the Microsoft Word program. Call 389-8968 to register.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer 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 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, July 5, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

Microsoft Excel II Class

When: Thursday, July 07, 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.

Word I Class

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

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: Completion of (55+) Computer Basics and experience using a mouse and keyboard.

Maker in Residence: "Retro Cane" Polymer Clay

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

This class will explore the wonders of polymer clay. We will go over basics and create a "retro cane" figurine using a variety of tools and techniques. Must be at least 16 years of age. Registration is required.

Sunday Yoga@The Library

When: Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

A certified instructor will take you through a Hatha yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. This class is FREE and appropriate for all levels. No registration required.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, July 12, 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.

Word II Class

When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, become familiar with more advanced formatting features of Microsoft Word to make a professional looking page. Call 389-8968 to register.
Prerequisites: Word I

Microsoft Excel III Class

When: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

The goal of this class is to learn and better understand different types of references and more complex formulas in Excel.
Prerequisites: Excel I, Excel II, and a strong understanding of computer use. Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 8:30 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.

Job Search & Career Tools: Job Searching

When: Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn about library databases and websites that can help in your job search. We will demonstrate job searching tools and techniques and discuss strategies for finding the right fit for you in online searches. Call 389-8968 to register!

Job Search & Career Tools: Resumes & Cover Letters

When: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, we will discuss proper formatting and best practices for resumes and cover letters. We will demonstrate tools and techniques available through PPLD databases and recommended websites. We will work or developing or improving individual resumes & cover letters. Call 389-8968 to register!


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