InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Mon., July 4, in celebration of Independence Day.
Old Colorado City Library will be closed Sat., July 2 - Wed., July 6 while their floors are refinished.

Programs and Events for Adults: Fountain Library

Paper Crafting Class with Theresa Pingel and Jo Golden

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

If you've attended one of Theresa Pingel's and Jo Golden's paper crafting classes in the past, you know how much fun they are. Each participant will take home 2 finished projects. Beginners are welcome! All supplies are provided, including basic glue sticks, although if you have a preferred adhesive please bring it with you, and there is no charge, but you must register online at ppld.org or call 382-5347. (Must be 14 or older to attend.)

Adult Coloring

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Want to reduce the stress of your day? Take an hour and relax by coloring.

Stories & Crafts

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Children ages three and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannelboards, puppets, songs and activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm and rhyme in a playful environment. Stay after for a special make and take craft!

Upcycle books

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Trash in to treasures. Using discard books, create bow ties and hair bows.

Fountain Book Club

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

For the month of June we'll be reading "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman. Request a copy at the front desk at the Fountain Library. Registration encouraged. All ages are welcome.

Summer Morning Fun: Shake Rattle and Roll

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready for a rolickinÂ’ good time moving to the beat as you learn some fun dances and get low, really low, for the Limbo. Recommended for ages 6 & up.

LEGO & Lunch

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Take a break from the summer heat and stop in to play with our LEGO sets! Bring your own lunch if you'd like!

Senior Benefit Resources

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Veterans Benefit Workshop

Bonfils Blood Center

When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Community Blood Drive

Stories & Crafts

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Children ages three and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannelboards, puppets, songs and activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm and rhyme in a playful environment. Stay after for a special make and take craft!

Art Set-Up

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Myron Wood black and white photographs from Pikes Peak Library District's historic photography collection.

Stitch in the ditch quilts

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Meeting

Summer Morning Fun: Kathy's Kritter Karavan

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Get a close up look at a variety of animals, including
hedgehogs, turtles, snakes, and other fascinating reptiles!
Add to the fun by making some creative animal crafts!

LEGO & Lunch

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Take a break from the summer heat and stop in to play with our LEGO sets! Bring your own lunch if you'd like!

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Topic varies monthly, with some guest speakers and field trips. Learn how free internet databases can aid you in your research of family history.

Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Suicide Prevention Training

Stories & Crafts

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Children ages three and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannelboards, puppets, songs and activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm and rhyme in a playful environment. Stay after for a special make and take craft!

Ice Cream! Ice Cream!

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teens will be using all of their muscles to do this program but after all their hard work the payoff is ICE CREAM!

Summer Morning Fun: Wag that Tale with Denise Gard

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Stories that make you bark, leap, and beg for more! Denise Gard and Sienna, her famous Border Collie, bring these tales to life with your help. Move with them as they wiggle, crawl, jump, and explore tales from around the world! (For All Ages)

LEGO & Lunch

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Take a break from the summer heat and stop in to play with our LEGO sets! Bring your own lunch if you'd like!

Summer Reading Party (John Metcalfe Park)

When: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fountain Library's annual Summer Reading Party will be held at John Metcalfe Park (704 E Ohio Street, Fountain, CO 80817) from 10 a.m. to noon! Join us for games, activities and crafts to celebrate Summer Reading!

Stories & Crafts

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Children ages three and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannelboards, puppets, songs and activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm and rhyme in a playful environment. Stay after for a special make and take craft!

Olympic Movie Day "Race"

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Race PG-13 134 mins
This drama based on true events focuses on legendary black athlete Jesse Owens and his inspiring journey to overcome racism at home and abroad, culminating in his triumphant track-and-field performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics under the tutelage of gruff Ohio State coach Larry Snyder. At the same time, Owens also contends with a rivalry with German competitor Carl "Luz" Long, while Olympic committee members Jeremiah Mahoney and Avery Brundage deal with Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels and his desire to make the Games a celebration of Aryan supremacy.

Summer Morning Fun: Dynamic Dance Party

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Get ready to rock the day away with streamers, shakers, music, and lots of movement! Recommended for ages 7 and under and their grownups.

LEGO & Lunch

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Take a break from the summer heat and stop in to play with our LEGO sets! Bring your own lunch if you'd like!


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