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GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 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: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Repurposed Jewelry

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

During this drop-in program, bring in your old or broken jewelry to revamp it into something new!

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.

Citizenship Class

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Class for those needing to prepare for the citizenship test.

Photo-Editing with GIMP

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn to edit your photos without paying the hefty price tag for professional software like Photoshop or Corel. GIMP is a free downloadable software you can use at home to accomplish most of your photo-editing needs.

In this class, we'll teach you the basics of how to adjust the lighting in your pictures, crop out unnecessary parts, remove red-eye, edit the foreground and background elements, and more.

This class is for advanced computer users who are very comfortable with computer navigation and have experience using a variety of software including Microsoft Office products. Best suited for students 13+; Ages 9-12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Yoga for Stress Management

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Yoga for Stress Management - Learn to manage or relieve your stress through yoga. Join Shelly for an hour long yoga class. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel. All experience levels welcome. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Speak English

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English is an informal English language conversation group for adults who speak some English. Each group meets once a week. Participation is free and no registration is necessary.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 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

English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek 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

Legal Research for Beginners

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Become familiar with the law collection at PPLD. Learn how to search for statutes,regulations, case law, secondary sources and
court forms.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 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

Facebook Business Pages

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Put Facebook to work for your business by learning the basics of Facebook Business Pages. Create your page, learn to navigate the interface, and get tips on the types of content that drives interest in your business.

Pre-requisite: Students must already have a personal Facebook page and know their login information.

Tai Chi

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Join Master Tanisha and learn the fundamentals of Tai Chi in this free, hour long class.

Students will learn the basics of posture, strength, relaxation, movement and breathing. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

Master Tanisha is a 5th-degree Kung Fu Master and has 20 years of experience teaching Tai Chi.

Word II Class

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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

Drawing and Painting Creativity Group

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Bring your creativity to this monthly gathering. Bring whatever project you are working on and work in a group setting. Local artist and instructor Deb Ross will be on hand to help inspire. Supplies will not be provided. Registration is not required.

Genealogy 101: Organization

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Discovering your ancestral past can be an awesome adventure. But where do you start? As with any successful journey one must start with preparation. Come gather the necessary equipment for this exciting adventure. Organization, Forms, and Standards, Personal Database Software, Source Analysis, Citing Sources, Taking Notes, Home and Family Sources, Interviewing and Correspondence all will be discussed so that you can take those first steps confidently into your ancestral past.

Make II Open Hours

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 8:00 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.

Teen Writing Group

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

Can't wait to put your hands on a keyboard and write your story? Now the next step is sharing it with some other teens. Come join us for some exceptional writing, sharing, and discussions.

Ages 12-18. No Registration Required. Located in B6.

Exploring Mindfulness, Discovering Delight Meditation Class

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Meditation and contemplation are great ways to integrate mindfulness into our everyday lives. Join certified meditation instructor Joanna Bolek for an introduction to the mindfulness and stress reduction practice of meditation. Registration requested.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek 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

English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 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.

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

Speak English

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Speak English

Guided Meditation

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Destress and relax Thursday evenings with our Guided Meditation program. Pillows and chairs will be set up, bring a mat if you'd like. Session includes music and guided and silent meditation with our presenter Gina. Make this free session an essential part of your week, you won't regret it.

Speak English

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Speak English

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Is there a way to sign up for email notifications for upcoming classes of interest?Thanks

Hi there. The closest we have to that is an RSS feed. Click on calendar view and then click the RSS Feed button at the top of the calendar. Hope this helps!

Hello,
I dropped a brochure as we teach MindFit classes to Senior Center off Hancock and various location.
I would like to propose a one hour Brain Health class and see if this would launch into a Mind Fit class if there is enough patron interest. Please contact me at your convenience, I dropped the flyers with Sherrie at the Front Desk, Century 21 library.

Hi, I'm Laura. I've recently left my corporate job and have been freelancing as an artist (with success!) I was wondering how someone goes about offering classes to the community for various skills - graphic design, illustration, drawing, prop making, etc.
Thanks!

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