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

Programs and Events for Adults: Ruth Holley Library

ESL Class

When: Monday, August 03, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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: Monday, August 03, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 12:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

The cost for the course is $15 for members of AARP, and $20 for non-members. We prefer payment in the form of checks made out to AARP, but we will accept cash.
Any aged person may attend, but the Insurance Discount only applies to those 55 years old and above.
Court Directed persons (those who need a class to regain a driver’s license that the Court has held) are welcomed. Our Instructors are authorized to sign off related court documents.
The class lasts 4 hours
Class sign-in begins 15 minutes prior to the class.
Pre-class reservations are requested, but we may accept a few walk-ins, space and materials limited.

Call (719) 495-5022 for reservations.

Reaching El Paso County @ your library

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Meet with DHS professionals and ...
1) Get questions answered about Food Assistance, Medicaid, and
other assistance programs
2) Find out how to apply for assistance
3) Complete applications for assistance

Call 444-8200 for more information!
Habla Espanol

Lego Mania

When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come to the library to build and create with Legos!

GED prep classes

When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

ESL Class

When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Senior Social Hour

When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

On the first Thursday of every month, please join seniors in our area for pleasant conversation and enjoy light refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

ESL Class

When: Friday, August 07, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Funtastic Friday

When: Friday, August 07, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Funtastic Friday is a PPLD Library Explorers program for adults with developmental and or cognitive disabilities. Funtastic Friday is held in the Ruth Holley Study Room and the Teen Area, offering games computer access and other activities. Caregivers are welcome!

Friday Fun: Tech Fun!

When: Friday, August 07, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come join us for an after school adventure. We'll provide the supplies, you bring your imagination. Activities include learning new programs and discovering all things techie. Light snacks will be served.
Ages 12 & under.

ESL Class

When: Monday, August 10, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Ruth Holley Crafter's Club

When: Monday, August 10, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!

GED prep classes

When: Monday, August 10, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Lunch and a Book

When: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Bring your lunch and join the discussion of the book of the month. ALL PIKES PEAK READS selections. Hot beverages and ice water will be served. To Register call 597-5377.

GED prep classes

When: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

ESL Class

When: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

ESL Class

When: Friday, August 14, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Friday Fun: Tweens Too!

When: Friday, August 14, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come join us for an after school adventure. We'll provide the supplies, you bring your imagination. Light snacks will be served. Perfect for tweens (9-12), with crafts in varying levels of difficulty available for all ages 12 & under.
Ages 12 & under.

HO TWEENS Friday Fun: Mini Loom Creations

When: Friday, August 14, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Make your own creation using our looms, hooks and multicolored bands. Light snacks will be served. Perfect for tweens (9-12), with crafts in varying levels of difficulty available for all ages 12 & under.

ORIENTATION DAY FOR GED PREP CLASSES

When: Monday, August 17, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 at 9:00am and 6:00pm
*Orientation takes more than one day to complete.
*Not necessary to pre-register, just show up.
*Bring notebook, pen, pencil and reading glasses.
*Please don’t bring children, there is no childcare available.

ORIENTATION FOR GED PREP CLASSES

When: Monday, August 17, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

* Orientation may take more than one day to complete.
* Please be there on time, and bring pen, pencil, a notebook and your glasses-because we will give you a test.
* Will provide schedules and available locations for each class during orientation -we offer morning and evening classes
* Please don’t bring children, there is no childcare available...

Care & Share @ your library

When: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Job Seekers Resource Room

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.)

Senior Lunch and a Movie

When: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Bring your sack lunch and join us for a movie, popcorn, and lemonade!

GED prep classes

When: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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


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