InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

Programs and Events for Kids: East Library

Saturday Storytime

When: Saturday, May 28, 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.

Yo-Yo Club

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

Join yo-yo enthusiasts from the Colorado Springs area for an afternoon of learning new tricks!

All levels welcome. For ages 9 and up.

Toddler Time in the Activity Room

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting 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 in the Activity Room

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting 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 in the Activity Room

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting 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, May 31, 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.

Mother/Daughter Book Club

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

For girls ages 9-12 and their mothers/mother figures. Registration is required and limited to 10 pairs (a mother with two daughters in this age range is still considered a "pair"). To register, call 531-6333 x1408.

Summer Morning Fun: Games of the Imagination with Beth Epley

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

First show at 9:30 a.m., second at 10:30 a.m. Exercise your creativity and learn to play in new ways. The goal is laughter. You will score as the stories shape up and go completely out of bounds. Sing, dance, take a chance!

Summer Morning Fun: Games of the Imagination with Beth Epley

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

First show at 9:30 a.m., second at 10:30 a.m. Exercise your creativity and learn to play in new ways. The goal is laughter. You will score as the stories shape up and go completely out of bounds. Sing, dance, take a chance!

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, June 01, 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.

Summer Family Movie: Jumanji

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Each month, we'll show a movie appropriate for ages 9+ in the East Teen Center. Tasty treats will be served! This month, we're showing Jumanji! 104 min, PG Ages 9+ ONLY.

Snuggle Up Storytime

When: Wednesday, June 01, 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!

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 02, 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)

Summer Morning Fun: Jump to It!

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

First show at 9:30 a.m., second at 10:30 a.m. Competitive jump rope team, description TBA.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 02, 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: Jump to It!

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

First show at 9:30 a.m., second at 10:30 a.m. Competitive jump rope team, description TBA.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 02, 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: Thursday, June 02, 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.

Tween Twist Thursday: Shrinky Dink Mania!

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Tween Twist is a special program for children ages 9-12 that takes place on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Come and join us for fun and fabulous activities in our special Tween Space!

Saturday Storytime

When: Saturday, June 04, 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- Ladder Golf

When: Saturday, June 04, 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, learn to make your very own ladder golf set to take home! We encourage both individuals and groups to join us for this family-oriented program! Registration is required. Please register only once per family/group and specify the number of people in your group in the notes field.

This program is funded by the Healthy Living Grant.

Summer Saturdays: Outdoor Games- Ladder Golf

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 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, learn to make your very own ladder golf set to take home! We encourage both individuals and groups to join us for this family-oriented program! Registration is required. Please register only once per family/group and specify the number of people in your group in the notes field.

This program is funded by the Healthy Living Grant.

Summer Saturdays: Outdoor Games- Ladder Golf

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 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, learn to make your very own ladder golf set to take home! We encourage both individuals and groups to join us for this family-oriented program! Registration is required. Please register only once per family/group and specify the number of people in your group in the notes field.

This program is funded by the Healthy Living Grant.

Baby Time

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited. (20 minutes + 20 minutes playtime)

Book Break

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

A short read-aloud session in the Children's Department that is particularly suitable for preschoolers.


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