Programs and Events for Adults: Fountain Library

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Homeschool Lunch Bunch "Read It Before You See It" Book Club

When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Homeschool families bring a sack lunch to enjoy. We'll focus on different book each month, with a brief discussion followed by the movie adaptation. All books chosen will have G or PG movie ratings. We encourage you to read the book together as a family before the program. Books for the upcoming month will be available at each program for checkout. September's book is "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" by C. S. Lewis. The movie, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," is 143 minutes, rated PG.

Let's Cook: Teen cooking program

When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

This month we will be making Puff Pastry Cheese Swirls.

Afterschool Adventures

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us afterschool for fun, crafts, games and activities! Remember, for their safety, children ages 11 and under must bring an adult or responsible caregiver who is at least 12 years old with them to the library.

Family Film Fun: Cloud 9

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us for a free movie for the whole family. Popcorn and lemonade served. Children may wear pajamas and bring a blanket, pillow or soft toy from home. In September, join us for the snowboarding Disney Channel movie, Cloud 9. 87 minutes and Not Rated, but very family friendly!

Paws to Read

When: Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!

Career Compass Series

When: Monday, September 22, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Short classes will be offered on various topics followed by time to work on job searches, applications, résumés, etc., with assistance available. Pre-requisites: Computer and Mouse Basics; Microsoft Word. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call or stop by the help desk to reserve your spot!
Sept. 8th: Job Hunting Search Tips
Sept. 22nd: Resume Basics
Oct. 6th: Successful Interviewing
Oct. 20th: Open Help Lab

Teen program

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

teen program

Wednesday Afternoon Yoga Club

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Unwind from your day with a relaxing yoga class! Each week we will gain flexibility and inner calm with help from various yoga DVDs. Bring your own towel/mat. Ages 16+ are welcome to attend.

Afterschool Adventures

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us afterschool for fun, crafts, games and activities! Remember, for their safety, children ages 11 and under must bring an adult or responsible caregiver who is at least 12 years old with them to the library.

Tween Art Club

When: Friday, September 26, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

If you are between the ages of 9-12, join us twice a month for various art projects. This program is for Tweens (ages9-12) only.

All pikes peak Reads Teen Movie day

When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Captain America movie day. We will be showing Captain America The First Avenger and Captain America Winter Soldier.

Stitch in the Ditch

When: Monday, September 29, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us for conversation and bring your hand crafts

Teen Gaming Day @ Fountain Library

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teen Gaming Day….Join us for teen gaming day at the Fountain Library.
Various games will be available to play, including games for Wii, Xbox 360 Kincet, and laptops all games are rated teen and below. We even have low tech games to play.
For more info about this free program please call 719-382-5347

Get Crafty!

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us the first Wednesday evening of every month to make and take a seasonal/holiday craft! Each month will vary and information will be updated month to month basis and on our montly newsletters.
October's craft will be Mason Jar Pumpkins. Plese bring your own mason jar and we will supply the rest!

Afterschool Adventures

When: Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us afterschool for fun, crafts, games and activities! Remember, for their safety, children ages 11 and under must bring an adult or responsible caregiver who is at least 12 years old with them to the library.

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn how to research your family history using online resources.

Fountain Creative Writing Group

When: Saturday, October 04, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

This adult group meets to discuss creative writing and poetry, work on writing exercises and share ideas.

Career Compass Series

When: Monday, October 06, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Short classes will be offered on various topics followed by time to work on job searches, applications, résumés, etc., with assistance available. Pre-requisites: Computer and Mouse Basics; Microsoft Word. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call or stop by the help desk to reserve your spot!
Sept. 8th: Job Hunting Search Tips
Sept. 22nd: Resume Basics
Oct. 6th: Successful Interviewing
Oct. 20th: Open Help Lab

Lunch and a Movie: Non-Stop (PG13/106 min.)

When: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

In this action thriller, an air marshal (Liam Neeson) is confronted with a hostile group who threaten to kill every passenger on a flight if a large ransom isn’t met.

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free movie! Drinks and dessert will be provided.

Teen Council meeting

When: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fountain Teen Council...You are invited to meet other teens and help plan future teen programs. We need you! Teens can make a difference at the Library. We need Teen volunteers to help out with upcoming events at the library and around town. This does count for community services hours for your school. So come and volunteer today.

Wednesday Afternoon Yoga Club

When: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Unwind from your day with a relaxing yoga class! Each week we will gain flexibility and inner calm with help from various yoga DVDs. Bring your own towel/mat. Ages 16+ are welcome to attend.

Afterschool Adventures

When: Thursday, October 09, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us afterschool for fun, crafts, games and activities! Remember, for their safety, children ages 11 and under must bring an adult or responsible caregiver who is at least 12 years old with them to the library.

FO Adult Program

When: Thursday, October 09, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

FO - Adult Programming - see Bonni or Abby

Tween Art Club

When: Friday, October 10, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

If you are between the ages of 9-12, join us twice a month for various art projects. This program is for Tweens (ages9-12) only.

Family Fun: Fountain Arts Center performing "Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig"

When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Enjoy a perfect day of ballet fun for the budding dancers and story lovers in your family when ballerinas from the Fountain Arts Center take center stage at the Fountain Public Library. Fountain Arts Center voice student, Abigail Brannen will read the picture book, Gwendolyn, the Graceful Pig,while the dancers perform the story.
Gwendolyn, the Graceful Pig tells the tale of Gwendolyn and Omar – two best friends who have big dreams. Gwendolyn longs to dance ballet and Omar wants to join the football team. There is just one problem – they are both pigs! Fountain Arts Center Ballet Company is excited to present this very imaginative tale promoting both literacy and movement. Author signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. The event is free. Bring your cameras.