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Programs and Events for Adults: Old Colorado City Library

Mother's Day Crafts for Teens

When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Looking for a great gift to give to your mom? We're here to help! Head in to the Old Colorado City Library Meeting Room to make your mom a cool key chain, a relaxing bathbomb, a handmade card, at much more!

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When: Friday, May 06, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

To facilitated a local tween Pathfinder club. This group will be monitored by parents with a tween
"dungeon master".

Toastmasters

When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Open House

Family R.O.C.S.: Trauma Response 101

When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 - 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Trauma and recovery education for the community

Teens Talk Books

When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Do you love books? Come share your passion with other teens!

We'll have a different theme every month. Just read a book that fits with that theme and come and share it with us!

Snacks will be provided to participating teens.

MONTHLY THEMES:

January - Coming to a theater near you!
February - Dead or Undead
March - Blue
April - CANCELLED
May - Things are getting real...
June - Get in the game!
July - Oh, the great outdoors!
August - Oh, it's just the end of the world...
September - Ohhh, sparkly...
October - "I'm going on an adventure!"
November - Steampunk
December - Dude, that's cold.

To sign up for monthly book club reminders, contact Brooke, the Old Colorado City Library Teen Liaison, at briedeman@ppld.org.

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, May 09, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Stitch-Wits welcomes all stitchers (knitters, crocheters, piecers, etc.)to come stitch in community. Monthly programs (show and tell, library information, swaps, celebrations, and more) add variety to the weekly schedule. Come as often/little as you wish.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects (class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more) or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Teens on Laptops

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptops are set aside for teen use only in the Community Room. Come on down and do homework, play games and music, or just surf! Occasionally we will have the Wii, crafts, or other special activities. Brought to you by OC3, our teen advisory council.

Great Decisions Discussion Group: Cuba and the U.S.

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. Developed by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the program involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book and meeting in a local Discussion Group to watch a DVD and join in the discussion. Introduced more than 50 years ago, Great Decisions (www.fpa.org/great_decisions) continues today, with tens of thousands of participants nationwide.

Summer Reading Volunteer Training

When: Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Teens who have submitted summer reading volunteer applications will join us for a required training session.

Tween Tech Club

When: Friday, May 13, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Don't just play video games---Create one yourself! Learn how computer programs are built using a fun software program, Scratch. It allows you to put together blocks of code to make your characters, games, and animated cards work. We will explore additional types of fun software in future sessions. Ages 9-12

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Join library staff for a free 45 minute walking tour of historic Old Colorado City. No registration necessary, but groups should call ahead. Please come prepared for weather--sunny or cool accordingly. In case of rain, a slideshow will be presented in the library meeting room. Contact David if you have questions.

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, May 16, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Stitch-Wits welcomes all stitchers (knitters, crocheters, piecers, etc.)to come stitch in community. Monthly programs (show and tell, library information, swaps, celebrations, and more) add variety to the weekly schedule. Come as often/little as you wish.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects (class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more) or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Free College Planning.org

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

College planning class,open to the public, most beneficial for high school students and parents. www.freecollegeplanning.org We are a non-profit organization.

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Everyone is welcome! Contact this group through the link below to find out more. Visit as a guest for free. Members pay annual dues.

Teens on Laptops

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptops are set aside for teen use only in the Community Room. Come on down and do homework, play games and music, or just surf! Occasionally we will have the Wii, crafts, or other special activities. Brought to you by OC3, our teen advisory council.

Summer Reading Volunteer Training

When: Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Teens who have submitted summer reading volunteer applications will join us for a required training session.

OC3 Presents: Teen Fandom Club

When: Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Join the Old Colorado City Teen Council (OC3) every month for fandom fun!

April 16 - The Walking Dead Fandom

May 21 - Marvel/Spiderman Fandom

June 18 - HIATUS

July 16 - HIATUS

August 20 - Ouran High School Host Club Fandom

September 17 - Sherlock Fandom

October 15 - Nightmare Before Christmas Fandom

November 19 - Durarara! Fandom

Old Colorado City Council- OC3 Teen Advisory Board

When: Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD!
You are invited to meet other teens and help plan future programs. Share your favorite books, music, movies, and games. Share your own stories, poems, art, and music. Suggest books and media for our shelves. Suggest movies or video games for teen nights. What interests YOU? Is there a club you want to start? Earn community service hours for your school. Friend us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/oldcoloradocitylibraryteens.ItÂ’s your library too!

Donuts and Westside Pioneer

When: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Meet with other Westsiders over coffee and donuts to discuss issues in this month's online edition of Westside Pioneer. All are welcome(you don't have to be a Westsider).

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Stitch-Wits welcomes all stitchers (knitters, crocheters, piecers, etc.)to come stitch in community. Monthly programs (show and tell, library information, swaps, celebrations, and more) add variety to the weekly schedule. Come as often/little as you wish.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects (class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more) or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Teens on Laptops

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptops are set aside for teen use only in the Community Room. Come on down and do homework, play games and music, or just surf! Occasionally we will have the Wii, crafts, or other special activities. Brought to you by OC3, our teen advisory council.

Great Decisions Discussion Group

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Possible wrap up or make up evening. All 8 topics scheduled prior weeks.


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