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

Programs and Events for Adults: East Library

Senior Lunch and A Movie

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Unbroken - Adapted from Laura Hillenbrand's enormously popular book Unbroken brings to the big screen Zamperini's unbelievable and inspiring true story about the resilient power of the human spirit. The epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII - only to be caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Directed by Angelina Jolie.
(Rated PG-13; 137 minutes, 2014)

Scribes and Bards

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I-Do not reserve this room

Teen writer's group

Summer Teen and Children's Volunteer Training

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Volunteer training.

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!

Weston A. Price Foundation

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Health Education

Speak German

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II-Do not reserve this room

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice German. Some German language skills are recommended. For information, call 531-6333, x1315.

Yoga@The Library

When: Friday, May 29, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story 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.

Genealogy Level II Workshop

When: Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Genealogy Level II Workshop: Vital Records, Church & Cemetery Records, Newspapers and Immigration Records
Prerequisite: Level I Genealogy or instructor permission

Bonfils Blood Center

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Community Blood Drive

SRP Craft Monday!

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A

Unmask your creative side in the East Teen Center every Monday during the Summer Reading Program (June-July). We’ll have quick, free, and fun crafts while supplies last! For grades 6-12.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I-Do not reserve this room

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

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, June 02, 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.

Free Library Lawn Concert

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Free concert on the Manitou Springs Library lawn. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music on the lawn with family and friends. In case of bad weather, concert is moved to Soda Springs Park Pavilion on the West side of downtown Manitou Springs.

Tween (and Teen) Movie Night - Karate Kid

When: Tuesday, June 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! Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by someone 12-18 or have an adult in building.

Before we start, you'll vote between the 1984 version or the 2010 version!

Karate Kid, PG, 126 min or 140 min.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

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

7-Up: Drum workshop for Kids (for ages 7-12)

When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Conference Rooms I & II-Do not reserve this room

Greg Acker Drum Workshop: Dance! Move! Play! And experience Western African drumming.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, June 04, 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, June 04, 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!

Yoga@The Library

When: Friday, June 05, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story 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.

First Friday Gaming

When: Friday, June 05, 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 ages 12 - 18 only.
Snacks and drinks provided!

Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium: Military Matters

When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Conference Rooms I & II-Do not reserve this room

Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium
Military Matters: Defense, Development, & Dissent
in the Pikes Peak Region

8:30 a.m.
Doors open at the East Library

9 - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and opening remarks

9:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Development

* Michael L. Olsen — "'Me encontre con seis americanos' - The Spanish Military Expedition that Changed the History of the Southwest"
* Susan Fletcher — "How the Civil War Built Colorado Springs"
* Heather Jordan — "The Man in the Hat: The Story of Leo Mohl"
* Greg Atkins — "The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & the Making of the Modern Garrison City, 1940–1950"

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Defense

* Eric Swab — "Pikes Peak Summit: The Strategic Advantage"
* Katherine Scott Sturdevant — "Sacrifices for Service: Amache Voluntarism, Missionary Martyrdom, & Legendary Memory"
* Rick W. Sturdevant — "We Will Make Colorado Springs the Space Capital of the Free World"
* William Schultz — "Upward Christian Soldiers: The Evangelization of the United States Air Force Academy"

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Complimentary Light Lunch

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
Dissent

* Robert S. Kreider — "An Intrusion of Dissenters in Colorado Springs on the Eve of World War II"
* Bill Sulzman — "The Soldiers in Revolt at Fort Carson, 1968–1972
* Mary Elizabeth Ruwell — "U.S. Air Force Academy & Colorado Springs Community Interaction during the Vietnam War Era"
* Mary Sprunger-Froese — "HEAVENS NO! Dissent to Space Warfare, 1983 - Present"

3:00 p.m. – Reception and “An afternoon with Col. John M. Chivington,” portrayed by Ken Oyer

Bonfils Blood Center

When: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

East Library Community Blood Drive

SRP Craft Monday!

When: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A

Unmask your creative side in the East Teen Center every Monday during the Summer Reading Program (June-July). We’ll have quick, free, and fun crafts while supplies last! For grades 6-12.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I-Do not reserve this room

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

East Creative Writing Group

When: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II-Do not reserve this room

This adult group meets to discuss creative fiction and non-fiction writing and poetry, to share ideas with other writers, to work on writing exercises and more. Please contact the East writing group facilitator at 531-6333 ext. 1303 if you are interested in getting your writing on the list for this month's feedback and discussion.

We look forward to working with you!


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