InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed Monday, September 7, 2015 for Labor Day.

East Library’s main entrance is closed for renovations. Please use the temporary entrance located to the south (left) of the main entrance.

Programs and Events for Adults: Penrose Library

Pikes Peak People for Bernie.

When: Saturday, September 05, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Voter Registration Drive training and organizing meeting

Chinese Wishing Tree All Month - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Monday, September 07, 2015 - All Day
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

Though Chinese Wishing Trees are traditionally seen for the Chinese New Year, we are going to set one up to help us ring in our 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads. Come to the entrance at Penrose Library during the month of September and place a wish (or two) on the tree. This year our teen pick is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

GED prep classes

When: Monday, September 07, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

New students need to come to GED Orientations to register and take a level test. Students won't be allowed to come to class without registration paperwork. For future Orientation dates please check regularly: http://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2224

Speak English

When: Monday, September 07, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

Facilitator: Hall

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

ESL - English as a Second Language class for Adults.
New students need to come to ESL Orientations to register and take a level test. Students won't be allowed to come to class without registration paperwork. For future Orientation dates please check regularly: http://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225.

Penrose Library Lunch and Movie--American Sniper

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult/Childrens Rooms

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free movie: American Sniper. Starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood. Rated R. 134 minutes.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

ESL - English as a Second Language class for Adults.
New students need to come to ESL Orientations to register and take a level test. Students won't be allowed to come to class without registration paperwork. For future Orientation dates please check regularly: http://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

GED prep classes

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

New students need to come to GED Orientations to register and take a level test. Students won't be allowed to come to class without registration paperwork. For future Orientation dates please check regularly: http://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2224

Word II Class

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Become familiar with advanced features of Microsoft Word such as: setting margins, inserting tables, columns, borders, footnotes, etc. Prerequisites: Introduction to Microsoft Word and Internet Basics, or have familiarity with the internet.

Care & Share @ your Library

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Studyroom B (Literacy only)

Care & Share Food Assistance Outreach -
Volunteers will help you complete your SNAP Application. Please bring Proof of Identity (Examples: Driver's License or State Issued ID) and Proof of Income (Examples: Pay Stubs, Social Security, VA Benefit Letters, etc.)

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Meeting

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Monthly meeting of the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society.

Excel I Class

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to set up, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet. Prerequisites: experience using a computer mouse and keyboard, Introduction to Microsoft Word.

ESL Class

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

ESL - English as a Second Language class for Adults.
New students need to come to ESL Orientations to register and take a level test. Students won't be allowed to come to class without registration paperwork. For future Orientation dates please check regularly: http://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225.

Thursday Crafternoons

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Meet us every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for a new afternoon craft!

ESL Class

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

ESL - English as a Second Language class for Adults.
New students need to come to ESL Orientations to register and take a level test. Students won't be allowed to come to class without registration paperwork. For future Orientation dates please check regularly: http://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Great Books Club meeting

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

The Great Books Club will hold their monthly book discussion. This month's readings are “A Lady with a Dog” by Anton Chekhov and "The Wall" by Jean-Paul Sartre. Both readings can be found in the Short Story Omnibus. See http://www.ppld.org/find-good-book/ppld-book-clubs for the schedule of other readings.

Tai Chi

When: Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Learn the fundamentals of Qigong Tai Chi in this free, hour long class. Students will learn the basics of posture, strength, relaxation, movement and breathing. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Studyroom B (Literacy only)

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 class session. Topics for this time include Internet Basics, Email, Social Media, Digital Photography, Windows Basics, and MacBook/iOS help. A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance.

Speak French

When: Friday, September 11, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

An advanced conversation group: Patrons can contact Donna Becker @598-4038, Randy Horton @ 632-2006, or Nancy Augustus @ 578-8769 for information and questions.

Ham Radio Technician Course~ MEREO

When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Ham Radio Technician Course~ MEREO
Purpose/description: This class is MEREO's Largest and longest class. Taking 3 Saturdays, Instructors will walk the participants through the entire question pool for the Technician Class Test. This class not only studies the questions given on the FCC Technician Test, but has a more hands on learning style. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER AT www.mereowx.org.

Mobile Camera 101

When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

This class will cover the basics of using your smart device camera, the different modes and setting that can be useful, different ways to share those photos and some super helpful apps. Please bring your device and USB cable, if possible. Registration required.

Pikes Peak People for Bernie.

When: Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Voter Registration Drive training and organizing meeting

Chinese Wishing Tree All Month - All Pikes Peak Reads

When: Monday, September 14, 2015 - All Day
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

Though Chinese Wishing Trees are traditionally seen for the Chinese New Year, we are going to set one up to help us ring in our 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads. Come to the entrance at Penrose Library during the month of September and place a wish (or two) on the tree. This year our teen pick is American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

GED prep classes

When: Monday, September 14, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

New students need to come to GED Orientations to register and take a level test. Students won't be allowed to come to class without registration paperwork. For future Orientation dates please check regularly: http://ppld.org/adult-literacy-esl-ged-learn-english
Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2224

Speak English

When: Monday, September 14, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

Facilitator: Hall


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