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 Kids: East Library

Summer Morning Fun: Be-Bop and Zipper!

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

Be-Bop and Zipper Race to the Finish!
“Race to the Finish” with two great Folktales!
Run! Run! Fast as you can! Who can stop the Gingerbread Man? Then find out who will win the race: the fleet-footed rabbit or the be-boppin’ terrapin? Join Melody and Alanna as they tell these familiar folktales with puppets and a twist!

Wired Wednesdays: Little Bits

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Every other Wednesday over the summer, we will host a circuitry or robotics workshop.

This Wednesday, we'll build a cottage, castle, or igloo and then use Little Bits and circuitry to light our new houses!

7UP: Mondrian Paper Art for Kids

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

With scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian-inspired art! For ages 7 and up.

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Snuggle Up Storytime

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

An evening storytime for ages 3 and up. Come in your pajamas and bring a favorite cuddly!

Summer Morning Fun: The Boo Hoo Crew!

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

The Boo Hoo Crew - a concert for kids!
Clint and Steph from The Boo Hoo Crew are part of the most rocking kids band on the planet. They're loud, energetic, sometimes ridiculously silly, but always engaging. Fun for the whole family!

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. (20-25 minutes)

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. (20-25 minutes)

Summer Morning Fun: The Boo Hoo Crew!

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

The Boo Hoo Crew - a concert for kids!
Clint and Steph from The Boo Hoo Crew are part of the most rocking kids band on the planet. They're loud, energetic, sometimes ridiculously silly, but always engaging. Fun for the whole family!

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

One and two-year old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. (20-25 minutes)

Homeschool Curriculum Swap

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

FREE event: Homeschoolers can bring any curriculum that they are willing to share with other homeschoolers at this once a year SWAP! No selling – all sharing – everything is FREE! Call 531-6333, x-1409 or e-mail gsohns@ppld.org if you plan on bringing items to swap so we'll have a table for you.

Paws to Read

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Stories & Stuff

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

School-age kids can join us for special library adventures where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Saturday Storytime

When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

Stores and more for children ages 3 and older.

Summer Saturdays: Outdoor Games- Sidewalk Chalk

When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

The first and third Saturday of every month this summer, join us at MAKE @ East to build an interactive outdoor game. Bring yourself, or come with friends and family, and learn to make the following fun games:

June 4th— Ladder Golf Registration required.

June 18th— Build a Kite Registration required.

July 2nd— Sidewalk Chalk Registration required.

July 16th— Ring Toss Registration required.

August 6th— Bean Bag Toss Registration required.

August 20th— Outdoor Tic-Tac-Toe Drop-in program, no registration required.


This Saturday, join us as we make sidewalk chalk! Registration is required. Please register each individual planning to participate.

Summer Saturdays: Outdoor Games- Sidewalk Chalk

When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

The first and third Saturday of every month this summer, join us at MAKE @ East to build an interactive outdoor game. Bring yourself, or come with friends and family, and learn to make the following fun games:

June 4th— Ladder Golf Registration required.

June 18th— Build a Kite Registration required.

July 2nd— Sidewalk Chalk Registration required.

July 16th— Ring Toss Registration required.

August 6th— Bean Bag Toss Registration required.

August 20th— Outdoor Tic-Tac-Toe Drop-in program, no registration required.


This Saturday, join us as we make sidewalk chalk! Registration is required. Please register each individual planning to participate.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Children's Activity Room

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. (20-25 minutes)

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. (20-25 minutes)

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere. (20-25 minutes)

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Reading Buddies

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Teen volunteers help students in kindergarten through fifth grade with reading practice.

Walk Wednesdays!

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Every other Wednesday in June and July, we challenge you to walk a mile in the library - and you'll be able to stop at checkpoints to read a story. Everyone is invited to participate, but the walk will start in the East Teen Center. There, you will read the first part of the story and learn where to walk to next to read the next part. By the time you finish reading the story, you will have walked a mile!

Summer Morning Fun: Shake, Rattle, and Roll!

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

Shake, Rattle and Roll with Andrea and Christa!
Bring your dancing shoes and get ready for a rolickin’ good time moving to the beat as you learn some fun dances and get low, really low, for the Limbo. Recommended for ages 6 & up.

Summer Morning Fun: Shake, Rattle, and Roll!

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

Shake, Rattle and Roll with Andrea and Christa
Bring your dancing shoes and get ready for a rolickin’ good time moving to the beat as you learn some fun dances and get low, really low, for the Limbo. Recommended for ages 6 & up.

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.


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