InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Monday, May 25, in honor of Memorial Day.
InformationFriday, May 22: The Penrose Library Children’s area is closed this morning for renovations.

Programs and Events for Adults: Manitou Springs Library

Bookworms!: A kids book club

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

We are a "Page to Screen" book club for all ages. We read books that have been made into movies! Contact Crystal at ccarter@ppld.org for more information.

Knit One, Manitou!

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join us at the Manitou Springs Library for knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, cross stitch or any kind of hand work. You'll find free patterns, needlepoint and knitting books, free yarn and good conversation. Bring your hand work projects and join us. Beginners to expert, all are welcome.

Free Library Lawn Concert

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Free concert on the Manitou Springs Library lawn. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music on the lawn with family and friends. In case of bad weather, concert is moved to Soda Springs Park Pavilion on the West side of downtown Manitou Springs.

Stories and Crafts

When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Please join us for a special Summer Reading program Storytime and Craft! 10:30-11:30am in the children's area of the Manitou Library!

Summer Morning Fun:Jim Jackson and Busker the Circus Dog

When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Welcome world class clown Jim Jackson from The MAT as he brings to life the adventures of "Busker the circus dog" using puppetry, juggling, magic and many hilarious stunts.
Don't be surprised by the flying dog bone, the roaring lion in the trash can and the pesky, plotting chimpanzee throwing banana peels on the floor: they are all part of the show!

Thursday, June 4, 10:30 a.m. Manitou Library (Manitou Elementary)

Free Library Lawn Concert

When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Free concert on the Manitou Springs Library lawn. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music on the lawn with family and friends. In case of bad weather, concert is moved to Soda Springs Park Pavilion on the West side of downtown Manitou Springs.

Stories and Crafts

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Please join us for a special Summer Reading program Storytime and Craft! 10:30-11:30am in the children's area of the Manitou Library!

Little Bits For Teens

When: Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Upstairs

Little Bits circuit program for 6th-12th grade teens!

AARP Safe Driver Program

When: Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 8:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave

An AARP Smart Driver (formerly "Alive at 55") class will be held in Manitou Springs, Saturday, June 13, 8:15 am - 12:15 pm; bring your own coffee. All ages are welcome. All who complete this class may receive a 3 year insurance discount on their Colorado vehicle insurance company. Bring a pen and learn about the changes in driving that affect your safety. This course is limited to 20 attendees. The cost for this class is $15.00 for AARP members or $20.00 for non-members. Checks made out to AARP are encouraged, but cash will be accepted. Free parking available behind the church. For reservations call (719) 495.5022.

Manitou Teen Anime/Manga Club

When: Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

Draw manga, watch anime, make crafts, and have snacks.

Tiny House-The Final Walk-Through

When: Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave

Sarah & Peter Dohrn will give us a tour of their completed tiny (200 sq ft) home. They will talk about outfitting the interior, utilities and the challenges of everyday living in a tiny space.

Free Library Lawn Concert

When: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Free concert on the Manitou Springs Library lawn. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music on the lawn with family and friends. In case of bad weather, concert is moved to Soda Springs Park Pavilion on the West side of downtown Manitou Springs.

Stories and Crafts

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Please join us for a special Summer Reading program Storytime and Craft! 10:30-11:30am in the children's area of the Manitou Library!

Unmask! Teen Scavenger Hunt

When: Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Upstairs

Unmask! Teen Scavenger Hunt! Teens(6th-12th graders)- complete a scavenger hunt at the library and on the lawn and receive a prize!


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