InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

Programs and Events for Adults: East Library

Mother/Daughter Book Club

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

For girls ages 9-12 and their mothers/mother figures. Registration is required and limited to 10 pairs (a mother with two daughters in this age range is still considered a "pair"). To register, call 531-6333 x1408.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 6:20 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.

Teen Dungeons and Dragons Club

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) B

Join teens who are passionate about Dungeons and Dragons!

Program is for ages 12-18. Space is limited to 14 participants. Registration is strongly encouraged. When you register, you will be registering for June, July and August.

Library Explorers Computer Lab

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Open computer lab for Library Explorers, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

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

Yang Style Tai Chi with Philip

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

To promote Chinese culture through the practice of Tai Chi and through performing Tai Chi Dance with wooden yardstick ruler and silk streamers

Sewing 2 - Learn To Sew Table Runners

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

This class is for students who have completed Sewing 1 and want to continue to work on their sewing skills. Please call 719-531-6333 ext.1314 for materials list. For ages 18 and up. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Amateur Hour Painting Party!

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

It’s time for a painting party! Amateur artists are invited to experiment with watercolors and acrylics at this fun and informal program. We’ll supply the brushes, paint, and paper; just bring yourself and a friend!

Registration encouraged as there is limited space in the room.


This program is funded by the Healthy Living Grant.

Summer Family Movie: Jumanji

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Each month, we'll show a movie appropriate for ages 9+ in the East Teen Center. Tasty treats will be served! This month, we're showing Jumanji! 104 min, PG Ages 9+ ONLY.

Paws to Read

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

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: Shrinky Dink Mania!

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Tween Twist is a special program for children ages 9-12 that takes place on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Come and join us for fun and fabulous activities in our special Tween Space!

Healthy Living @ PPLD

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at F1

Deb Prewitt of Blue Twig Studio will teach you the joy of using the Zentangle method. The Zentangle method is easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction, and helps to de-stress and relax you. This is a 4-class series with each class building on what was learned before. Upon completion of the 4-class series, students will take home a Zentangle kit. Space is limited. For ages 12 and up. To register, stop by the Reference Desk or call (719) 531-6333, ext. 1314. This program is funded by the Healthy Living Grant.

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

The cost for the course is $15 for members of AARP, and $20 for non-members. We prefer payment in the form of checks made out to AARP, but we will accept cash.
Any aged person may attend, but the Insurance Discount only applies to those 55 years old and above.
Court Directed persons (those who need a class to regain a driver’s license that the Court has held) are welcomed. Our Instructors are authorized to sign off related court documents.
The class lasts 4 hours
Class sign-in begins 15 minutes prior to the class.
Pre-class reservations are requested, but we may accept a few walk-ins, space and materials limited.
Call (719) 685-2242 for reservations.

First Friday Gaming

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Teens are you 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!

College Prep: Help with FAFSA

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

FAFSA information for parents and teens in Learning Lab. Please note that you will need 2015 tax return or estimate to fill out FAFSA. This is the first step in funding college through applying for financial aid.
See our companion program College Prep: ACT/SAT Test Prep

Get in the Game: Play

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Lobby

Individuals may play board games on Saturdays to celebrate our Summer Reading theme: Get in the Game

College Prep: ACT/SAT hints and tips

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Former ACT grader offers the inside scoop on writing. Also learn about PPLD online test prep and math tutoring.
See our companion program College Prep: Fill out the FAFSA for the first step in funding college through financial aid.

Scribes and Bards

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at F1

A published fantasy writer will go through writing exercises with teens.

Rescue Sewing Basics: How to keep your clothes looking good

When: Sunday, June 05, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

This class will cover hand sewing techniques for quick and relatively simple repairs you can make to your clothing to save you a trip to the seamstress. Save money, save time, learn how to do it yourself with a few simple tools and some very basic stitches. All the methods used for making repairs will be taught by making a simple fabric key fob/chapstick holder or a small button closed bag to take with you at the end of the class. NO Previous sewing skills needed, no machines needed.

Attendee must be 16 Years or older.

Bonfils Blood Center

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Community Blood Drive

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 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

Sewing 2 - Intermediate

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

In this 2-class series, students will learn to sew a pillow cover with a zipper and piping. In order to take this class, students must have completed Sewing 1 and/or have complete knowledge of sewing notions, basic fabric preparation, pressing, and sewing machine skills. For ages 18 and up. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Monday Funday: BIG Games

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Super-sized versions of popular games. 1st and 3rd Mondays.

Holistic Moms Network Front Range Chapter

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Monthly Meeting


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