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: Sand Creek Library

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 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, August 31, 2015 - 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.

Care & Share @your library

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Study 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) & Proof of Income (Examples: Pay Stubs, Social Security, VA Benefit Letters, etc.)
http://careandshare.org/Programs/SNAPFoodStamps.aspx

Adult Coloring

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 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.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 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

Make the Job Fair Work for You!

When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

There is more to attending a Job Fair than just showing up. This workshop will guide you in how to research employers in advance, how to create an elevator pitch, how to develop your game plan for the job fair, how to talk with recruiters, the art of follow up, and why persistence pays! Please note: some of these workshops are being held at libraries throughout the community. Please be sure to verify the location before registering.

Litsource: tutoring

When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek LitSource Room next to the large study room

Tutoring: Jason

Speak English

When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Study Room

Facilitator: Diana

Acrylic Painting Classes (Creative Aging 55+)

When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. Upon completion of the eight week class, students will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at the Sand Creek Library. This class series is free and all supplies will be furnished. Participants must be 55 or older and participants should be prepared to attend all eight consecutive classes. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968 or drop by any library branch.

ESL Class

When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 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

Play with Library LEGOs

When: Saturday, September 05, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and build LEGOs to your heart's content with fellow enthusiasts using the library LEGOs. Best for ages 5-12 and their families.

Library Crafts: Altered Art Trading Cards

When: Sunday, September 06, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Adults, Seniors, and Teens are invited to make crafts at the library.
We will use various materials to transform playing cards into art cards you can share with friends & family. All supplies provided.

Needles, Hooks and Yarn

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Bring your lunch, a project to work on, and your enthusiasm for all things knitting, crocheting, and stitching.

Adult Coloring

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 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.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 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

"Movie, Lunch and You" - Into the Cold

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for this special screening of "Into the Cold" part of the All Pikes Peak Reads program.
Bring your lunch and we'll provide the movie, beverage and popcorn.

Litsource: tutoring

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek LitSource Room next to the large study room

Tutoring: Jason

Speak English

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Study Room

Facilitator: Diana

ORIENTATION DAY FOR LEARN ENGLISH CLASSES

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 9:00am or 5:30pm
*Orientation will take 2-3 hours to complete.
(Bring pen, pencil, a notebook and your glasses-if needed)
*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.

Acrylic Painting Classes (Creative Aging 55+)

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. Upon completion of the eight week class, students will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at the Sand Creek Library. This class series is free and all supplies will be furnished. Participants must be 55 or older and participants should be prepared to attend all eight consecutive classes. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968 or drop by any library branch.

ORIENTATION DAY FOR LEARN ENGLISH CLASSES

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 9:00am or 5:30pm
*Orientation will take 2-3 hours to complete.
(Bring pen, pencil, a notebook and your glasses-if needed)
*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.

AfterMath

When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Free Math Tutoring! Experienced math tutors assist students of all ages and grade levels. Drop in for help with your math questions.

A Stitch in Time: needlecraft group

When: Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join fellow crafters and enjoy an afternoon of conversation and needlecraft. Bring a project to work on.

Sand Creek Chess Club

When: Monday, September 14, 2015 - 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!

Tween Time - 9-12 year olds ONLY

When: Monday, September 14, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

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