InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Mon., Feb. 15 for President's Day.

Programs and Events for Adults: East Library

Speak Spanish - Beginning (Afternoons)

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 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. No registration required.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, February 16, 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.

Study Buddies

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 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.

Teen/Tween Night Tuesday-TNT in the Makerspace: Chinese Lantern

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Strap on your tool belt and grab your goggles as we amp up (sometimes quite literally) teen programs in the East Makerspace. It'll be a blast!
Celebrate the Year of the Monkey and the upcoming Lantern Festival by making Chinese lanterns. Multiple designs, multiple levels of complexity.

Speak Spanish - Beginning (Evenings)

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 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. No registration required/

Carmel Community Living

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Computer lab for Carmel Community Living

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, February 17, 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.

World Traveler Book Club

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 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.

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 8:30 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.

Teen Dungeons and Dragons Club

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A

Join teens who are passionate about Dungeons and Dragons!

Program is for ages 12-18.

ETC Movie Night: Paper Towns

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 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! We will be showing Paper Towns (PG-13, 109 min.)! No registration required. For ages 12-18 only! For PG-13 movies, 12-year-olds must be accompanied by someone 13 – 18.

Speak Spanish - Advanced

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at F1

Students will practice Spanish conversation with fellow Spanish learners. This is a self-guided group without an instructor. No registration required.

Paws to Read

When: Thursday, February 18, 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, February 18, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A

Come knit with your (new) friends! Don't worry if you don't have supplies or don't know how - we can teach you and we have supplies that you can use. If you've already got supplies...even better! Bring your project, make new friends and eat a snack! Ages 12-18 only.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Thursday, February 18, 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, February 18, 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: String Art

When: Thursday, February 18, 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!

Author Visit: Pat Welsh, Warrior,Servant, Leader: The Life Behind the Badge

When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Pat's recent bestseller, Warrior-Servant-Leader: Life Behind The Badge, is a reflection on his 26 years as a cop in one of the top 25 most violent cities in America. The lessons learned apply to not only cops, but to warriors/servants/leaders in every walk of life. Pat will discuss his experiences. Copies of his nonfiction book will be available to purchase.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, February 22, 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

MAKE stuff Monday: Upcycled T-shirt Pillows

When: Monday, February 22, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Turn an old t-shirt with a cool design into a pillow! We'll meet in the Makerspace, and use the sewing machines to turn old t-shirts into new pillows! Bring your own t-shirt or use one of ours (warning: ours may not be especially aesthetically pleasing). For ages 9-18*. Registration required.

*Ages 9-11 need to be accompanied by a guardian. Both parties must register.

Word II Class

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, become familiar with more advanced formatting features of Microsoft Word to make a professional looking page. Call 389-8968 to register.
Prerequisites: Word I

Library Explorers Make

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

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

Speak Spanish - Beginning (Afternoons)

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 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. No registration required.

Mother/Daughter Book Club

When: Tuesday, February 23, 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, February 23, 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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