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Programs for Kids: Manitou Springs Library

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Storytime!

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Stories, puppets, activities and more! This program is designed for ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. We'll see you there!

Manitou Teen and Tween Advisory Board

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Have a great idea for a club? Want to help plan awesome programs and events? Come join the Manitou Teen Advisory Council and earn volunteer hours, meet other teens, gain leadership qualities and maybe even build your skills for applying for jobs, college applications and scholarships one day! All this, and snacks too!

Friday FUN! Movie Madness

When: Friday, April 28, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Movie Mania! is a program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. We will watch a G or PG rated movie. Light snacks will be provided. We hope to see you there!

AfterMath

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

ONE HOUR OF FREE MATH TUTORING for all ages and all levels of math! Registration required for Manitou location 24 hours prior to tutoring session.

Though we really enjoy having your kids here, please remember that it is PPLD policy that children under 12 years old cannot be left alone in the library without an adult. Please make arrangements for your student to be picked at the end of their registered time slot. Thank you for understanding!

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

PAWS to read

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Practice reading out loud to our furry friend! Build reading confidence!

Messy Preschool Art -

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Registration Required!
Messy Preschool Art is all about providing children with the opportunity to experience open-ended, creative exploration of art away from home. We will encourage children to get messy and focus on the process of creation rather than the final product.

Please dress your child and yourself appropriately. Most materials will be washable, but be prepared to get dirty!

Storytime!

When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Stories, puppets, activities and more! This program is designed for ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. We'll see you there!

"May the Fourth Be With You" S.T.E.A.M Night: Create a Galaxy Jar!

When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

LOCATION CHANGE TO CK COMICS!
Not only will we celebrate this Star Wars event by watching Rogue One, but we will also use the elements of "S.T.E.A.M" (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math), to create Galaxy Jars that you can take home!

Friday FUN! Art

When: Friday, May 05, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Art! is an interactive program for elementary-aged children, right after school. This week is ART! Fun, interesting art projects are created. Light snacks are provided.

AfterMath

When: Monday, May 08, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

ONE HOUR OF FREE MATH TUTORING for all ages and all levels of math! Registration required for Manitou location 24 hours prior to tutoring session.

Though we really enjoy having your kids here, please remember that it is PPLD policy that children under 12 years old cannot be left alone in the library without an adult. Please make arrangements for your student to be picked at the end of their registered time slot. Thank you for understanding!

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

PAWS to read

When: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Practice reading out loud to our furry friend! Build reading confidence!

Storytime!

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Stories, puppets, activities and more! This program is designed for ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. We'll see you there!

Friday Fun! Board Games

When: Friday, May 12, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday Fun is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week we play Board Games! Come join us for some new games - and challenge your friends at some of the older games! Light snacks are provided.

Embrace the Artist in You

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave

Five simple activities to give you freedom to explore your creative side.
Artist, illustrator and author Shelley Hitz will help you embrace your inner artist with watercolors, colored pens, colored pencils, calligraphy and free-style art. No experience is necessary. You will take home 5 small completed pieces of art. The library will provide all the supplies. Registration is required at ppld.org under programs/events.

Manitou Teen/Tween Anime and Manga Club

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Ohayo Gozaimasu, Otaku! The Manitou Springs Anime & Manga Club is your source for all things Anime! Each month is centered around a theme, and our crafts, activities, and snacks will be connected to that theme.
Come cosplay, squee, and fangirl/fanboy out with us!
Weeaboos welcome!

AfterMath

When: Monday, May 15, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

ONE HOUR OF FREE MATH TUTORING for all ages and all levels of math! Registration required for Manitou location 24 hours prior to tutoring session.

Though we really enjoy having your kids here, please remember that it is PPLD policy that children under 12 years old cannot be left alone in the library without an adult. Please make arrangements for your student to be picked at the end of their registered time slot. Thank you for understanding!

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

PAWS to read

When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Practice reading out loud to our furry friend! Build reading confidence!

Music Time

When: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

This active programs is designed for children ages Birth-5 years old and their favorite adult. Dance, explore movement and listen to new music! This is a great experience, offered on the third Thursday of each month, which fosters learning, an active lifestyle and a love of music.

Teen and Tween Video Game Night

When: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Check out our XBOX 360 and Wii game systems! Games and snacks provided.

Friday FUN! LEGO Build

When: Friday, May 19, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week is LEGO mania! LEGOs provided, come show off your skill and talent and create architectural masterpieces at the library! Note: Please do not bring your own LEGO and all masterpieces remain at the library.

Princess Party!

When: Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Calling all princesses! We are going to celebrate princess-hood and focus on girl empowerment by being your own knight in shining armor! We will have a special guest princess visit with us, treats, party favors and a princess themed Storytime. Dressing up is strongly encouraged! Registration is suggested.

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

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