Programs and Events for Adults: East Library

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, May 3, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3p.m.
Wednesday, May 4, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3p.m.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, May 03, 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 03, 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.

Horticultural Art Society

When: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

Meeting

Library Explorers Computer Lab

When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 10:30 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.

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Wednesday, May 04, 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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, May 3, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3p.m.
Wednesday, May 4, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3p.m.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, May 04, 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.

Teen Family Movie Night: Goosebumps

When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

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 Goosebumps.
103 min, PG

Ages 9+ ONLY.

Paws to Read

When: Thursday, May 05, 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.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 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!

We will not have AfterMath in the case of holidays or school weather closures.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

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: Celebrate Star Wars Day!

When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Make a recycled R2D2! May the Fourth Be With You (on the fifth)!

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!

Zentangle Basics

When: Thursday, May 05, 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.

PPLD & CO Dept. of Education

When: Friday, May 06, 2016 - 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at F1

Training

First Friday Gaming

When: Friday, May 06, 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!

Free Comic Book Day

When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Readers of all ages are welcome to celebrate Free Comic Book Day in the East Teen Center! We will have free comics donated by Escape Velocity available and fun activities! Stop by for your free comic!

FCBD - Yo Yo Demo!

When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Lobby

For Free Comic Book Day, the East Yo-Yo Club will be showing off their amazing tricks and teaching you too! If it is nice we will be outside!

Everyone is welcome to watch and try! We'll have a few yo-yos on hand for trying!

Toastmasters

When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Open House

Pamela Chaddon, cellist

When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Lobby

Happy Mother's Day - Saturday Afternoon Music

Scribes and Bards

When: Saturday, May 07, 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.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, May 09, 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

East Creative Writing Group

When: Monday, May 09, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

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. 1302 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!

Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 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.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, May 10, 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.


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