InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Monday, May 25, in honor of Memorial Day.

Job Classes

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session class. Topics for this time include Basic Computer/Internet Skills, Windows Basics, Email Basics, Resumes and Job Search help.A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Call Tammy at 531-6333 x2335 to register.

Minding Your Business

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business trends and outlook, find competition or vendors or target markets. Corporate research tools and other business tools.

Career Compass Lab

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 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 resources that can help with your job search, resume, and interviewing skills. Call 389-8968 to register!

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Ready to jump start your job search? This class will provide you with the resources to write your resume and cover letters for potential employers. Attendees should have a proficiency in Word.

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business seminar from 7 pm to 8:30 pm at the Penrose Library. Registration is required for this class.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 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 from 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.

One on One computer class

When: Tuesday, June 02, 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.

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session class. Topics for this time include Basic Computer/Internet Skills, Windows Basics, Email Basics, Resumes and Job Search help. A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Call Melanie at 531-6333 x2318 to register.

Career Compass: Job Hunting Search Tips

When: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

In this class you will learn about some of the free resources available at the library to assist you in your job hunt.
Space is limited; please register to attend online at ppld.org or by calling (719)382-5347.
Class prerequisites: Computer Basics/Mouse Basics and Microsoft Word Basics.

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session class. Topics for this time include Basic Computer/Internet Skills, Windows Basics, Email Basics, Resumes and Job Search help.A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Call Tammy at 531-6333 x2335 to register.

Career Compass: Resume Open Help Lab

When: Monday, June 15, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

This class is a workshop for those who need to polish an existing resume or for those who want to create a new resume. Please bring past job history and come prepared to work on your resume!
Space is limited; please register to attend online at ppld.org or by calling (719)382-5347.
Class prerequisites: Computer/Mouse Basics and Microsoft Word Basics.

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session class. Topics for this time include Basic Computer/Internet Skills, Windows Basics, Email Basics, Resumes and Job Search help. A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Call Melanie at 531-6333 x2318 to register.

Nonprofit Workshop - Building a Career in Fundraising

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

This workshop will discuss careers in fundraising, job search tips, and resources to assist with your career search. The workshop will be presented by RoMa Johnson, CFRE and the Center for Nonprofit Excellence.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop

When: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Ready to jump start your job search? This class will provide you with the resources to write your resume and cover letters for potential employers. Attendees should have a proficiency in Word. Call 389-8968 to register.

Talk Gov Biz: Systematize Your Small Business

When: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

This workshop outlines the difference between owning a business and owning a job. Information regarding key systems owners might want to implement in their operation for successful growth and to prepare the company for expansion, mergers or sale. This workshop is extremely valuable for businesses desiring to contract with the government.


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