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: Penrose Library

Urban Peak Off the Street Planning Committee

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Meet to discuss timeline for fundraising event.

Ice House Entrepreneurship Program

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Entrepreneurship is more than an academic discipline and reaches far beyond the concept of traditional business creation and small business management. Entrepreneurship is a mindset; a framework for thinking and acting that can empower anyone to succeed. It is a mindset that can empower ordinary people to accomplish the extraordinary.

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset as an essential life skill. The program draws upon eight fundamental concepts of entrepreneurial thought and process derived from the companion text, Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur. Each lesson contains video case studies featuring a variety of real-world “unlikely” entrepreneurs who have overcome challenges by embracing the core concepts of an entrepreneurial mindset. The program also provides for experiential learning through the process of identifying problems, finding solutions, and making connections beyond the classroom.

To register, visit here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/day-series-ice-house-entrepreneurship-program-tickets-21114153000. $250 material fee required. Need based scholarships available upon request (email info@elimindset.com). To learn more about the overall effort, visit www.IceHouseCOS.com.

Tai Chi

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Learn the fundamentals of 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.

High School Musical Marathon - Grades 6-12

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Get your head in the game and join us for a HSM Marathon! Snacks provided. Grades 6 to 12 only.

Afternoon Chess

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Drop in for a game of chess!

Speak French

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine 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.

Summer Movie Series--Independence Day

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Kick off the holiday weekend right with Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum and all their alien friends in Independence Day.

Rated PG-13.

Penrose Teen Advisory Board

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Teen Space

Need volunteer hours for school? Want your voice to be heard? Join our Teen Advisory Board at Penrose Library and help us plan the events that happen at your library!

Must fill out a Teen Volunteer Application to get volunteer hours. Ages 12-18 only.

Adult Education: GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

New students need to come to GED/HiSET/TASC 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://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Colorado springs stamp Club

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Members meet to discuss and trade stamps.

Ice House Entrepreneurship Program

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Entrepreneurship is more than an academic discipline and reaches far beyond the concept of traditional business creation and small business management. Entrepreneurship is a mindset; a framework for thinking and acting that can empower anyone to succeed. It is a mindset that can empower ordinary people to accomplish the extraordinary.

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset as an essential life skill. The program draws upon eight fundamental concepts of entrepreneurial thought and process derived from the companion text, Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur. Each lesson contains video case studies featuring a variety of real-world “unlikely” entrepreneurs who have overcome challenges by embracing the core concepts of an entrepreneurial mindset. The program also provides for experiential learning through the process of identifying problems, finding solutions, and making connections beyond the classroom.

To register, visit here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/day-series-ice-house-entrepreneurship-program-tickets-21114153000. $250 material fee required. Need based scholarships available upon request (email info@elimindset.com). To learn more about the overall effort, visit www.IceHouseCOS.com.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students will learn to hold, move, and click a computer mouse. They will become familiar with the different cursor icons, the parts of a computer, practice simple navigation in a windows environment, and learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a class for people who have never used a computer. Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Wednesday, July 6, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 10:00am - Noon.
Thursday, July 7, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 10:00am - Noon.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center Outreach

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Representatives will be available to answer questions.

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Pikes Peak Paralegals

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Study for certification exam

Adult Education: GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

New students need to come to GED/HiSET/TASC 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://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students -who were registered last course, need to contact their Instructor or the Adult Literacy office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Tai Chi

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Learn the fundamentals of 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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students will learn to hold, move, and click a computer mouse. They will become familiar with the different cursor icons, the parts of a computer, practice simple navigation in a windows environment, and learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a class for people who have never used a computer. Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Wednesday, July 6, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 10:00am - Noon.
Thursday, July 7, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 10:00am - Noon.

Afternoon Chess

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Drop in for a game of chess!

Foam Fingers Craft - Grades 6-12

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Teen Space

Celebrate your favorite sports team, athlete, or book by creating a foam finger! Snacks provided. Grades 6 to 12 only.

Speak French

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine 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.

Summer Movie Series--Star Trek

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Summer Movie Series--Star Trek

Mellow Monday--Yoga

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Another manic Monday ahead? Start your day and week off right with Mellow Mondays, our weekly mind and body exercises to help you make it through the week. This week's exercise--Yoga!
Join us for an hour-long class in the Hatha Yoga style. This class is designed to give you a pretty good workout without being too difficult or demanding.
Participants should bring their own yoga mat if possible, along with a small towel, and water.
No registration is required for this free class.

Sundae Monday Ice Cream Social

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose 1905 Carnegie Garden

Summer heat got you down? Come cool off and get social, ice cream social that is, with Penrose Library.
Enjoy a FREE ice cream sundae, talk with library staff, and relax in our lush Carnegie Garden.

Summer Reading 7-Up Program - Wilderness Readiness for Kids

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Wilderness Readiness for Kids! Calling all adventurers ages 7 and older! Test your mettle and practice your wilderness readiness skills. Learn how to survive if you get lost in the wild.


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