Programs and Events for Adults: East Library

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World Traveler Book Club

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

If you’re interested in other cultures and countries, this book club is for you. We will be exploring a multitude of places through the written word. We read mostly fiction books, but occasionally, we read a non-fiction story, as well. Click here and scroll down for the book list. Meeting at the East Library every third Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Call 531-6333, x1307 for details.

Wig Out Wednesdays - All Pikes Peak Reads Intergenerational Book Discussion

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come to the East Teen Center every Wednesday in August and September for a different program. We will provide the supplies, including wigs to wear during the program!

All ages are welcome to attend this book discussion about the teen All Pikes Peak Reads selection, Matched by Ally Condie!

Speak Spanish Level 3

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Practice Spanish conversation and review grammar and language use with fellow Spanish learners

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

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.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

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 holidays or school weather closures.

Tween Twist Thursday

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 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!

Homeschool Science Lab @ East

When: Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Our Science Labs are scheduled from 1-3 p.m. on the third Friday of every month. During this time our volunteer will have a special lab for everyone to participate in. We will also have equipment available for you to use if you would prefer to bring your own experiment. A parent must accompany the student. The Homeschool Science Lab is open to all ages, and no registration is required.

East Chess Club

When: Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join others and play chess. Learn new moves and meet new people. This club is for all ages. All skill levels welcome. No registration necessary. Questions? Call 531-6333 x1319

East Teen Manga Club

When: Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Join teens excited about Manga and Anime for an afternoon of activities and snacks! We will have drawing supplies and other activities (you will help decide).

The Manga Club meets on the third Saturday of the month and is open to anyone ages 12 - 18. Adult volunteers are present at each meeting to help guide discussion and activities.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, September 22, 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

Speak Spanish - Level 1 Afternoons

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Level 1 students will learn the basics of pronunciation, sentence structure, and shortcuts to verb conjugation.

Scribes and Bards

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Teen writers group for middle school students through college led by a published fantasy author

Speak Spanish - Level 1 Evenings

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Level 1 students will learn the basics of pronunciation, sentence structure, and shortcuts to verb conjugation.

Senior Lunch and A Movie

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Oblivion - Tom Cruise stars as Jack Harper, the lone security repairman stationed on a desolate, nearly-ruined future Earth. When he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft, her arrival triggers a nonstop chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows, and leaves humanity’s fate in his hands. Co-starring Morgan Freeman. (Rated PG-13; 126 minutes, 2013)

Wig Out Wednesdays - Banned Books Week Virtual Read Out

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come to the East Teen Center every Wednesday in August and September for a different program. We will provide the supplies, including wigs to wear during the program!

September 21 to 27 is the national Banned Books Week. During this week we celebrate the Freedom to Read and access information. During this special Wig Out Wednesdays event, we will participate in the Virtual Read Out sponsored by the American Library Association. Readers of all ages are welcome to join us!

Speak Spanish Level 2

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 2 students will continue to develop vocabulary and verb conjugation.

Career Compass Lab

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 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!

Speak Spanish Level 3

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 3 students will practice Spanish conversation and review grammar and language use with fellow Spanish learners.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A

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 holidays or school weather closures.

Speak German

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

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

Homeschool Tools

When: Friday, September 26, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Conference Rooms I & II

Have questions about how the library can help you and your students? Come to our New and Improved Homeschool Tools and ask the questions you want answered. Information available includes: PPLD’s Catalog, Cybershelf, Databases, Webpage and More! Don’t see what you need? Come and ask at any booth.

Hands on activities for Kids available!

Email Tori (vsparrow@ppld.org) for more information

Genealogy Level I Workshop

When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Level I Workshop: Getting Started, Standards & Terminology, & Census Records

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, September 29, 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

Speak Spanish - Level 1 Afternoons

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Level 1 students will learn the basics of pronunciation, sentence structure, and shortcuts to verb conjugation.

Speak Spanish - Level 1 Evenings

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Level 1 students will learn the basics of pronunciation, sentence structure, and shortcuts to verb conjugation.