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Library Programs for Tweens

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Finally Friday at Ruth Holley

When: Friday, April 28, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come join us for an after school adventure. Make a marble maze! Ages 7 through 12.

East Coding Club

When: Friday, April 28, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a fun program or learn how to make a game?

Learn the basics of how to code!

In this club, teens and tweens can learn to code at their own pace as we explore different programs and concepts. We'll begin with a lesson series that teaches the basics of javascript. This club is self-guided, so everyone can learn at their own pace.

Ages 9-18 only.

Space is limited to the first 12 teens/tweens to show up, but registration is not required!

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!

Sand Creek Chess Club and Tabletop Gaming

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Teens and Tweens are invited to play chess as well as other board and card games.

Harry Potter Book Club: Party!

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we read the Harry Potter book series! We will meet monthly to discuss the book and do a fun activity along with it. For ages 9+.

Minecraft Club

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Show off your building skills, work on awesome in-game challenges with friends, and join forces against the zombie horde!

S.T.E.A.M Night: Create a Galaxy Jar

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Using the elements of "S.T.E.A.M" (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math), we will create Galaxy Jars that you can take home!

AfterMath--Free Math Tutoring!!

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in! This runs from 3:30 to 6 p.m.
We will not have AfterMath in the case of school breaks, or weather closures (either District 20 or Library 21c).

Family Movie Night: Kubo & the Two Strings

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

On the first Wednesday of each month, we'll show a movie for anyone ages 9+ in the East Teen Center. Tasty treats will be served! This month, we're showing Kubo & the Two Strings, 101 min, PG. Ages 9+ ONLY.

"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!

May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Party

When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Children's Room

Calling all Padawans, Princesses, and Heroes in training! Come celebrate Star Wars Day with a special Elementary Make/ Tween Twist party in Library 21c’s Children’s Programming Room as we play themed games, create Star Wars crafts, and more. No registration required. Special combined Elementary MAKE & Tween Twist Thursday program for ages 5-12.

Tween Twist Thursday

When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Tween Twist Thursday is for children 9-12 years old. Tween’s can stop by the Children’s Department at East Library anytime between 6:30-8:00pm for a fun and fabulous activity!

Tween LEGO Build

When: Friday, May 05, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Tweens! Come and build awesome LEGO creations. Meet other tweens who like LEGOs, too.

Sand Creek Coding Club

When: Friday, May 05, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Study Room

For Ages 9-18. Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a fun program or learn how to make a game?

Learn the basics of how to code!

In this club, teens and tweens can learn to code at their own pace as we explore different programs and concepts. We'll begin with a lesson series that teaches the basics of javascript. This club is self-guided, so everyone can learn at their own pace.

Ages 9-18 only.

Space is limited to the first 9 teens/tweens to show up, but registration is not required!

Finally Friday at Ruth Holley

When: Friday, May 05, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come join us for an after school adventure. We'll be constructing robots out of recycled trash components. Ages 7 through 12.

Tween Tech

When: Friday, May 05, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Don't just play video games---Create one yourself! Learn how computer programs are built using a fun software program, Scratch. It allows you to put together blocks of code to make your characters, games, and animated cards work. We will explore additional types of fun software in future sessions. Ages 9-12

LEGO Build

When: Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

Come and build LEGOs to your heart's content with fellow enthusiasts using the library LEGOs. Best for ages 5-12 and their families.

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!

Sand Creek Chess Club and Tabletop Gaming

When: Monday, May 08, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Teens and Tweens are invited to play chess as well as other board and card games.

LEGO Build

When: Monday, May 08, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Join us for awesome LEGO build challenges and the chance to hang with other LEGO fans.

AfterMath--Free Math Tutoring!!

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in! This runs from 3:30 to 6 p.m.
We will not have AfterMath in the case of school breaks, or weather closures (either District 20 or Library 21c).

Lego Build at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Tweens and children (ages 12 and under) come to the library to build and create with Legos! Parents are welcome to join in the fun.

Wired Wednesdays: Finch Robots

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Every second Wednesday of the month, we will host a circuitry or robotics workshop. This Wednesday, we'll use Finch Robots to learn more about robotics and coding. Participants should be ages 9-18 to attend. Participants 9-11 must be accompanied by a parent; both parties must register.

Teens & Tweens MAKE@EA: Multimedia Painting - Hedgehog

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Stop by Make @ East on the second Wednesday of the month for an adventure in the makerspace! This month, we'll use quills cut on the CriCut to make a super cool multimedia painting of a hedgehog.


For ages 9-18. Makers 9-11 must have a parent/guardian with them.
Registration required.

Learn to Sew: Monogrammed Drawstring Bags

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

In this learn to sew event, we'll learn to use the embroidery machine and create Monogrammed Drawstring Bags! Due to the amount of time it takes to use the embroidery machine, we will start at 4pm, but you are more than welcome to arrive any time between 4pm and 5pm.

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