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: Manitou Springs Library

Retro Gaming Day

When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Interactive monthly gaming featuring: Atari 2600, Original Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Nintendo 64, Playstation 1, Playstation 2, and Nintendo Gamecube.

Players get to choose their console and game to play.

Sign up for a time slot the day of the event.
15 minute time slots, multiple players may stack time up to 30 minutes for team play with friends.

PAWS to read

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Practice your reading with our furry friend!

Aquaponics at the Manitou Springs Library

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Please join us for a healthy living presentation on Manitou Springs Library’s new Aquaponics
system, followed by a brief Q&A.
Presented by Randy Osborne
June 27th, 3pm

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

Summer Lawn Concert with Tenderfoot Bluegrass

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

Tenderfoot Bluegrass will be playing Bluegrass music tonight. All concerts are free and open to the public. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music on the lawn! In case of bad weather, concerts will be held in the pavilion at Soda Springs Park on the West side of downtown Manitou Springs.

Stories and Stuff

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities such as arts, crafts and experiments! Wednesdays at 10:30 through June and July!

7 up! Mondrian Paper Art for Kids

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Mondrian Paper Art for Kids – with scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian inspired art. 7up is a fun summer program for children ages seven years and older.

Busy Bees

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Are you interested in honeybees and beekeeping? Meet experienced beekeepers from Pikes Peak Beekeepers, who will bring some bees (in an enclosed observation hive). Learn about these fascinating bee-ings, and make a buzzy craft! (all ages)

Friday FUN! Art! Independence Day crafts!

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Art! is an interactive program for elementary-aged children, right after school. This week is ART! Fun, interesting art projects are created. Light snacks are provided.

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

Summer Lawn Concert with Out of Nowhere

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

Out of Nowhere is playing Bluegrass tonight. All concerts are free and open to the public. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music on the lawn! In case of bad weather, concerts will be held in the pavilion at Soda Springs Park on the West side of downtown Manitou Springs.

Stories and Stuff

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities such as arts, crafts and experiments! Wednesdays at 10:30 through June and July!

Cheerful Chickens

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Laura Foye is back with her colorful chickens! Chicken crafts will be provided to extend the fun!

Friday FUN! Board Games!

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday Fun is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week we play Board Games! Come join us for some new games - and challenge your friends at some of the older games! Light snacks are provided.

Manitou Anime Club

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Ohayo gozaimasu, Otaku! The Manitou Springs Anime & Manga Club is your source for all things Anime!Each month is centered around a theme, and our crafts, activities, and snacks will be connected to that theme.
Come cosplay, squee, and fangirl/fanboy out with us!
Weeaboos welcome!

PAWS to read

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Practice your reading with our furry friend!

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

Summer Lawn Concert with Skean Dubh

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

Skean Dubh is laying Neo-traditional Celtic music tonight. All concerts are free and open to the public. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music on the lawn! In case of bad weather, concerts will be held in the pavilion at Soda Springs Park on the West side of downtown Manitou Springs.

Stories and Stuff

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities such as arts, crafts and experiments! Wednesdays at 10:30 through June and July!

7 up! Wilderness Survival for Kids

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Wilderness Survival for Kids! 7up is a fun summer program for children ages seven years and older.

Games of the Imagination with Beth Epley

When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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!

Friday Fun! LEGOS!

When: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week is LEGO mania! LEGOs provided, come show off your skill and talent and create architectural masterpieces at the library! Note: Please do not bring your own LEGO and all masterpieces remain at the library.

PAWS to read

When: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Practice your reading with our furry friend!

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

Summer Lawn Concert with The Mitguards

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

The Mitguards are playing Americana Folk music tonight. All concerts are free and open to the public. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music on the lawn! In case of bad weather, concerts will be held in the pavilion at Soda Springs Park on the West side of downtown Manitou Springs.
Library: Manitou Springs Library


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