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East Library’s main entrance is closed for renovations until early September. Please use the temporary entrance located to the south (left) of the main entrance.

Programs and Events for Adults: East Library

Vegan Basics: A Plant Based Diet

When: Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Natural Food Chef Katherine Keck, owner of the Loonie Veggie Cooking Company, LLC, presents a fun and inspiring cooking demo that will get you excited about cooking with vegetables! Learn the health benefits of a plant-based diet, and enjoy samples.
For ages 12 and up. Space is limited, RESERVATIONS REQUIRED, please call 531-6333, x2665.

For those with food allergies, please be aware that samples may contain allergens.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

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

Find Your Roots - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A

Throughout September and October, stop in to pick up the Find Your Roots form to discover some of your family history! Drop the completed form off at any PPLD library by October 31 to be entered into a drawing to win a prize!

This is in conjunction with our All Pikes Peak Reads program! Read thee teen selection today: American Born Chinese by Gene Yang.

Chinese Wishing Tree - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) B

Chinese Wishing Trees are a tradition for Chinese New Year. Wishes are traditionally on red ribbon or paper and hung from branches. Come into the East Teen Center to add your wish to our tree!

Though Chinese Wishing Trees are traditionally seen for the Chinese New Year, we are going to set one up to help us ring in our 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads. Come place a wish (or two) on the tree. This year our teen book is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join us for a free yoga class. Certified instructors will take you through a non-heated Vinyasa yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. No registration required.

Chinese Wishing Tree - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) B

Chinese Wishing Trees are a tradition for Chinese New Year. Wishes are traditionally on red ribbon or paper and hung from branches. Come into the East Teen Center to add your wish to our tree!

Though Chinese Wishing Trees are traditionally seen for the Chinese New Year, we are going to set one up to help us ring in our 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads. Come place a wish (or two) on the tree. This year our teen book is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at E1

Bring a project to work on, share ideas, and socialize with fellow knitters and crocheters. No registration required.

Tween Movie Night: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY

When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come enjoy a free movie in the East Teen Center! No registration required. For ages 9-18 only! Light snack and lemonade will be served. In Septebmer, we will be watching Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY, PG, 81 min.



Chinese Wishing Tree - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) B

Chinese Wishing Trees are a tradition for Chinese New Year. Wishes are traditionally on red ribbon or paper and hung from branches. Come into the East Teen Center to add your wish to our tree!

Though Chinese Wishing Trees are traditionally seen for the Chinese New Year, we are going to set one up to help us ring in our 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads. Come place a wish (or two) on the tree. This year our teen book is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A

Come join other teens and learn different stitches, patterns, and techniques! Feel free to bring your own supplies and knitting projects, but we will also have yarn and needles to use. For beginners to experts, ages 12-18 only.

Tween Twist Thursday

When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 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 6:30-8:00 p.m. for a fun and fabulous activity!

Chinese Wishing Tree - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Friday, September 04, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) B

Chinese Wishing Trees are a tradition for Chinese New Year. Wishes are traditionally on red ribbon or paper and hung from branches. Come into the East Teen Center to add your wish to our tree!

Though Chinese Wishing Trees are traditionally seen for the Chinese New Year, we are going to set one up to help us ring in our 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads. Come place a wish (or two) on the tree. This year our teen book is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

First Friday Gaming - Intergenerational!

When: Friday, September 04, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Ready to show off your mad gaming skills? Wanna learn how to game? Join us for a friendly competition on the Wii U, XBOX 360 (Kinect), or PlayStation 3. You all will help us decide the game!

For this special intergenerational program, bring your older siblings, parents and grandparents!

For ages 12 - 100.
Snacks and drinks provided!

Chinese Wishing Tree - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Saturday, September 05, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) B

Chinese Wishing Trees are a tradition for Chinese New Year. Wishes are traditionally on red ribbon or paper and hung from branches. Come into the East Teen Center to add your wish to our tree!

Though Chinese Wishing Trees are traditionally seen for the Chinese New Year, we are going to set one up to help us ring in our 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads. Come place a wish (or two) on the tree. This year our teen book is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

Chinese Wishing Tree - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Sunday, September 06, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) B

Chinese Wishing Trees are a tradition for Chinese New Year. Wishes are traditionally on red ribbon or paper and hung from branches. Come into the East Teen Center to add your wish to our tree!

Though Chinese Wishing Trees are traditionally seen for the Chinese New Year, we are going to set one up to help us ring in our 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads. Come place a wish (or two) on the tree. This year our teen book is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

Find Your Roots - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A

Throughout September and October, stop in to pick up the Find Your Roots form to discover some of your family history! Drop the completed form off at any PPLD library by October 31 to be entered into a drawing to win a prize!

This is in conjunction with our All Pikes Peak Reads program! Read thee teen selection today: American Born Chinese by Gene Yang.

Chinese Wishing Tree - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) B

Chinese Wishing Trees are a tradition for Chinese New Year. Wishes are traditionally on red ribbon or paper and hung from branches. Come into the East Teen Center to add your wish to our tree!

Though Chinese Wishing Trees are traditionally seen for the Chinese New Year, we are going to set one up to help us ring in our 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads. Come place a wish (or two) on the tree. This year our teen book is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

Speak French

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at E1

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice French. Basic knowledge of the French language is recommended. No registration required.

Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Programs for patrons with developmental disabilities. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

Speak Spanish - Beginning (Afternoons)

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Students will learn the basics of pronunciation, sentence structure, and shortcuts to verb conjugation.

Scribes and Bards

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I-Do not reserve this room

Writing group for teens

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join us for a free yoga class. Certified instructors will take you through a non-heated Vinyasa yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. No registration required.

Study Buddies

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Free homework help! Trained teen volunteers help students in kindergarten through fifth grade with homework or reading practice.

Speak Spanish -Beginning (Evenings)

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Students will learn the basics of pronunciation, sentence structure, and shortcuts to verb conjugation.


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