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: Manitou Springs Library

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Manitou Teen Creative Writer's Group

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Looking for support and feedback from other writer's? Do you want to explore new structures and techniques in your writing? Would you like to try writing some poetry or give memoir writing a shot? Drop in and play with a fun writing prompt, or bring something you are already working on! This group offers 12-18 year old writers a chance to grow as writers and help others do the same.

Manitou Anime Club

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Ohayo gozaimasu, Otaku! The Manitou Springs Anime & Manga Club is your source for all things Anime!Each month is centered around a theme, and our crafts, activities, and snacks will be connected to that theme.
Come cosplay, squee, and fangirl/fanboy out with us!
Weeaboos welcome!

Knit One, Manitou!

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join us for needlework, tea and good conversation. We work on our own projects and have group community and charity projects. Free yarn and patterns. Everyone is welcome.

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Undercover Book Club

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Upstairs

Join us for a lively book discussion and refreshments. The book club selection may be picked up at the library any time during the 30 days before the book club meets. New members are always welcome.

Make It! Survival Bracelets

When: Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Come to the Manitou Springs Library to learn how to make Paracord survival bracelets, your life may depend upon it!

Friday FUN! Movie Madness

When: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Movie Mania! is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week is Movie Mania! Movies rated G and PG are shown. Light snacks are provided.

Sebrena Forrest-Storyteller, Humorist and Student of Life

When: Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave

Well-known local humorist, Sebrena Forrest, will entertain us with humorous and thought provoking stories of life. Sebrena is a member of the Mohawk Nation. She sees comedy in the workings of everyday life. "We are all on this crazy planet together." Come enjoy a short program of comedy and refreshments. Everyone is welcome!

Retro Gaming Day

When: Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Interactive monthly gaming featuring: Atari 2600, Original Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Nintendo 64, Playstation 1, Playstation 2, and Nintendo Gamecube.

Players get to choose their console and game to play.

Sign up for a time slot the day of the event.
15 minute time slots, multiple players may stack time up to 30 minutes for team play with friends.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere

Manitou Springs Library Teen Advisory

When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Have a great idea for a club? Want to help plan awesome programs and events? Come join the Manitou Teen Advisory Council and earn volunteer hours, meet other teens, gain leadership qualities and maybe even build your skills for applying for jobs, college applications and scholarships one day! All this, and snacks too!

Friday FUN! Free Play!

When: Friday, July 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join us for a free play day after school at 3 pm! Light snacks provided. Board games, LEGOS and a movie!
Library: Manitou Springs Library


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