Programs and Events for Adults: Fountain Library

Stitch in the Ditch

When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Stitch in the Ditch

Summer Morning Fun: Silly Summer Songs with Steve Weeks

When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join Steve for an interactive family romp filled with music, humor, and games as he performs such favorites as "Change of Heart", "Someday", and "Don't Nothing Work Around Here No More". Come prepared to laugh. Come prepared to sing ...and bring those dancing shoes!

study room reservation: Megan

When: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

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Stories and Crafts: Detectives

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 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!

Hunger Games Inspired Mini Crossbow (Ages 13-18)

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Make a miniature cross bow from household supplies. Registration required.

DIY Country Living: Local Vegetable Fermentation Class

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Preserve locally grown food for the winter, save money and add probiotics to your diet without pills! Learn how to easily make pickles from nearly any vegetable using fermentation techniques in this demonstration class with Hungry Chicken Homestead. The class will cover vegetable selection, brine concentration, why fermentation works and how to do it safely.
All are welcome to attend. Space is limited; please register to attend this FREE workshop online at ppld.org or by calling (719)382-5347.

Summer Morning Fun: Tall Tales

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Howdy, Partner! Join Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox for some really Tall Tales. Hear the stories of Pecos Bill and Paul Bunyan. Then, train to become a tall tale hero yourself by practicing your bear lassoing, sharp-shootin’, and wood choppin’ skills. Don’t forget to dress the part! Join us for a rootin’ tootin’ time!

Fountain Community Services meeting

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fountain Community Services meeting

French Conversation Group

When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Come join this fun and informal French language group! This group is designed for non-native French speakers who wish to practice their speaking skills. English will not be spoken during the meetings, however there will be a facilitator present to help you express yourself in French. Basic French is required.

Family Film Fun Super Hero Double Feature

When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us for a free G or PG movie on our big screen. Fun for the whole family! Popcorn and lemonade served. Children may wear pajamas and bring a blanket, pillow or soft toy from home. July's special double feature: "The Incredibles" followed by "Big Hero 6." Both movies rated PG. Incredibles 115 minutes. Big Hero 6 102 minutes.

Microsoft Power Point Basics

When: Monday, July 20, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

In this engaging class you will learn some of the basic functions of Microsoft PowerPoint and create a basic PowerPoint presentation.
Prerequisites: Computer/Mouse Basics and Word I
Space is limited; please register to attend online at ppld.org or by calling (719)382-5347

Paws to Read

When: Monday, July 20, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

Let your child practice fluency and build skills be reading to our Paws to Read dogs!

Stories and Crafts: Super Friends

When: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 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!

The Lunch Hour Book Club: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

When: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Come join us for a fun and lively discussion as we discuss this month's book. Bring your sack lunch;light refreshments will be provided.

Teen cosplay create

When: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teens will learn how to make a mask.

Stitch in the Ditch

When: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Stitch in the Ditch

Summer Morning Fun: Super Bunnies

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Did you know bunnies are great diggers? Join Laura Foye and her bunnies for this fun program. You will learn some facts about rabbits, pet a sweet, soft (real!) bunny and visit the craft table to make your own rabbit creations. Bunny fun for everyone!

Teen Program

When: Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teen Program

Paper Crafting Class with Theresa Pingel and Jo Golden

When: Monday, July 27, 2015 - 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 and there is no charge, but you must register online at ppld.org or call 382-5347. (Must be 14 or older to attend.)

Stories and Crafts: Unlikely Heroes

When: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 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!

Teen Program

When: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teen program

Summer Morning Fun: Hero Story Time

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us for a very special Story Time! Local Fountain Police K9 officers and dogs will be on hand as we read some tales about hero dogs. Learn about the special work these dogs do, talk with their handlers and make a special craft!

DIY Country Living: Growing Mushrooms in Your Backy

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Mike Essam, president of the Pikes Peak Mycological Society, will talk about the basics of gathering mushrooms and growing mushrooms at home. He will answer questions and show us different types of mushrooms that we can grow ourselves. A mushroom starter kit will be available ($35) for those who are interested. Refreshments will be served. All ages are welcome!
No registration is required to attend this FREE workshop!

Summer Reading Ends!

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 - All Day
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

Last day to collect prizes for our Summer Reading Game!

DIY Country Living: Make Your Own Coasters

When: Saturday, August 01, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Come join us for this fun DIY craft! You will make a set of 4 coasters out of tiles and scrapbook paper to keep or give as a gift. Ages 14+ welcome to attend. Space is limited; please register to attend this FREE workshop online at ppld.org or by calling (719)382-5347.


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