InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Monday, May 25, in honor of Memorial Day.

Programs and Events for Adults: Fountain Library

Teen Volunteer Training

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Training for the teen volunteers for the summer reading program. Must have already been accepted as a volunteer for the summer. For more info please call 719-382-5347 Mary Gapko or Jessica Freeland

Teen Open Room

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

The community room is reserved just for teens. Bring in your laptop or use one of ours. Movies and some games will be available.

Summer Reading Begins!

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - All Day
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

Register today (or any time over the summer) for our Summer Reading Game. Children birth through 12th grade can earn prizes for reading or being read to. The best part? It is absolutely FREE!

Summer Reading Kickoff: Drumming, African Percussion & Dancing

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Every hero has a story...this one's from West Africa! Join Guinean dancer Hamidou Koivogui on a journey back to the village, with djembe and dun-dun drumming, songs, and participatory dances that everyone can learn!

Stories and Crafts: Super Secret Ninja Spies

When: Tuesday, June 02, 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!

Summer reading kick off party for teens

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Summer Reading Program Kick-off Party! Grades 6-12.

Stitch in the Ditch

When: Tuesday, June 02, 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: Inspector Magic

When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

KAPOW! The 45 minute program centers on books and biographies of historical heroes. It is highly energized and interactive for children of all ages and their parents.The program promotes self-esteem and generates positive attitudes. Children learn that, with a little work, they can make their dreams come true. By reading books, they will gain the confidence to succeed at any endeavor they choose. Books have the power to transform them into their favorite super hero!

Fountain French Conversation Group

When: Thursday, June 04, 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. Basic French required.
No registration is required.

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn about your family history using internet resources.

Fountain Teen advisory board

When: Friday, June 05, 2015 - 4:40 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fountain Teens

Folding Fractals Workshop

When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

When it comes to making fractal origami, one shape can go an infinitely long way. In this workshop, you will learn to fold a basic tetrahedron and be on your way to making a 3D version of Sierpinski's Triangle, a famous fractal known for its elegance and simplicity. Explore other stunning examples of fractals in art and nature, where infinite chaos and order coexist. At the end of the class you will be able to take your model home!
Must to age 10+ to attend this FREE program.
Space is limited. Please register to attend this program online at ppld.org or by calling 719-382-5347.

Career Compass: Job Hunting Search Tips

When: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

In this class you will learn about some of the free resources available at the library to assist you in your job hunt.
Space is limited; please register to attend online at ppld.org or by calling (719)382-5347.
Class prerequisites: Computer Basics/Mouse Basics and Microsoft Word Basics.

Paws to Read

When: Monday, June 08, 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: Who's Going to Save Me?

When: Tuesday, June 09, 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 Movie Marathon Program

When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teen program

Summer Morning Fun: Characters of Courage with Beth Epley

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

Prepare yourself for adventure, and get ready to have a lot of fun on the way. Dare to dream. Choose laughter. Embrace your vision and discover the heroes in your own backyard. Join Beth Epley as we celebrate courage and strength through stories, comedy, and song.

Career Compass: Resume Open Help Lab

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

This class is a workshop for those who need to polish an existing resume or for those who want to create a new resume. Please bring past job history and come prepared to work on your resume!
Space is limited; please register to attend online at ppld.org or by calling (719)382-5347.
Class prerequisites: Computer/Mouse Basics and Microsoft Word Basics.

Stories and Crafts: Wiz! Bam! Pow!

When: Tuesday, June 16, 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: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

When: Tuesday, June 16, 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.

Superhero swag

When: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teens - come make buttons, bookmarks, jewelry, masks and more! We will use comic and manga books along with a multitude of crafting materials to make our swag! Ages 12 & up.

Stitch in the Ditch

When: Tuesday, June 16, 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 Dogs from All Breed Rescue and Training

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join the super dogs from All Breed Rescue and Training for some frolicking fun. With dancing fun and tricks galore, you can visit with some of your favorite stars and more. Enjoy some doggone fun crafts to take home!

Fountain Community Services meeting

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fountain Community Services meeting

Fountain French Conversation Group

When: Thursday, June 18, 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. Basic French required.
No registration is required.


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