InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Mon., Feb. 15 for President's Day.

Programs and Events for Adults: Sand Creek Library

ESL Class

When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek 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

Teen Movie - The Last Witch Hunter

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Rated PG-13

Bonfils Blood Center

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Community Blood Drive

Draw Manga Club - In the Teen Zone

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

We will meet in the Teen Zone today to draw and talk about Manga.
For Tweens and Teens.

Adult Coloring

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

Coloring for Adults: We'll provide the pictures, crayons and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. You provide the time and creativity. No rules here - you may color outside the lines. Red grass and green sky - What a concept! Have some fun with us.

El Paso County Dept. of Human Services @ your library

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Study Room

Meet with a DHS professional and…
•Get questions answered about Food Assistance, Medicaid, and other programs.
•Find out how to apply for assistance.
•Complete your application for Food Assistance and Medicaid.

Call 444-8200 for more info!

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek 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

Speak English

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Study Room

Speak English - Matt

Library Explorers

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Activities for adults with disabilities.

Alcohol Ink Class

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Learn the art of alcohol ink.

ESL Class

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek 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

Brain Energy Health

When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Dietitian Nutritionist, Judy Spindler from Natural Grocers will teach us how to keep our brains healthy and energetic with food. Snacks provided by Natural Grocers.

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, February 22, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Tai Chi Class

When: Monday, February 22, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

With daily practice of this gentle art, one gains physical strength, grace in motion, coordination of the entire body, and a sense of calm and serenity.

Needles, Hooks and Yarn - Quilt Squares

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Stop by to make a 12x12 quilt square in the style of Gee's Bend Quilts. All squares will be sewn together and displayed in March.
Dating from the early 20th century, these quilt designs come from a proud tradition stemming from a small community of Alabama women. Learn more at http://soulsgrowndeep.org/gees-bend-quiltmakers

Adult Coloring

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

Coloring for Adults: We'll provide the pictures, crayons and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. You provide the time and creativity. No rules here - you may color outside the lines. Red grass and green sky - What a concept! Have some fun with us.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek 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

Speak English

When: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Study Room

Speak English - Matt

Sand Creek Book Club, "The Orphan Train"

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

The Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline.Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to aging out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse...As she
helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren’t as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance. Molly discovers that she has the power to help Vivian find answers to mysteries that have haunted her for her entire life, answers that will ultimately free them both.

Sand Cand Creek Library hosts choir performance

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Black History Month programming, Wildflower Elementary School Honor Choir.

ESL Class

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek 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 Flashback Movie: Zoolander

When: Friday, February 26, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Rated:PG-13 89 min.



Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, February 29, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Tai Chi Class

When: Monday, February 29, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

With daily practice of this gentle art, one gains physical strength, grace in motion, coordination of the entire body, and a sense of calm and serenity.

Adult Coloring

When: Tuesday, March 01, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Coloring for Adults: Sign up. We'll provide the pictures, crayons and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. You provide the time and creativity. No rules here - you may color outside the lines. Red grass and green sky - What a concept! Have some fun with us.


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