Programs and Events for Adults

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Family History 101 - Military Records

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Military records hold a wealth of information and paint an impressive picture of our ancestors' lives; as servicemen and women, widows and dependents, "service" patriots to the cause, or those loved ones left behind holding down the home front. Discover how your ancestors helped to provide for the common defense" of our nation.

Makerspace Safety 101

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Lib21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Required training to use the Makerspaces. Please include your library card number in the notes field when registering.

From Rock 'n' Roll to Rock-a-Bye: Hit Song Induced Flashbacks

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

How and Why Hit Song Induced Flashbacks Can be Effective as a Drug.

During the 1970’s and 80’s, Terry Woodford was a hit record producer, songwriter, engineer and music publisher for top acts such as: The Commodores, Jimmy Buffet, The Temptations, Alabama, Hank Williams Jr., Wayne Newton, Barbara Mandrell, Jerry Butler, John Kay of Steppenwolf, The Supremes and many others. He left the entertainment industry to create and spread the use of his therapeutic music to comfort and help people sleep. He has sold over 3.4 million copies of his recording of traditional nursery songs with a heartbeat rhythm to calm infants, children, adults and even dogs. Terry will reveal how and why listening to favorite songs from your past can be as powerful and mood altering as a drug. He will explain how hit recordings were crafted to move you. His Heartbeat Lullabies have been discovered to counteract the symptoms caused by Insomnia, Anxiety, PTSD, Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Chronic pain. All attendees receive a free Heartbeat Lullabies CD to comfort your baby, your dog, or yourself.

Location: Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave

Rockrimmon Community Urban Farming Exchange

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Bring your excess garden produce, honey, eggs, or seeds to share or trade with other urban farmers.

Make Mozzarella and Ricotta at Home - It's Easy and Fun!

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Food by the Book Program

Join Rich McGaughey for a fun and easy cheese-making demo! Rich has been making homemade cheese for years, and teaches classes at Colorado Free University. Watch Rich make mozzarella cheese in this demonstration, and enjoy eating the finished product!

For ages 12 and up. Space is limited, reservations are required, please call 531-6333, x2665.
For those with food allergies, please be aware that samples may contain allergens.

ESL Class

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL Class - Simona

GED Class

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

Donuts and Westside Pioneer

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Meet with other Westsiders over coffee and donuts to discuss issues in this month's online edition of Westside Pioneer. All are welcome.

Senior Social

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I

Learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language and practice your conversational skills. No registration required. For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 1371