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

Programs and Events for Kids: Penrose Library

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Summer Morning Fun - Competitive Jump Team

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Be dazzled by the competitive jump team!

Paws To Read

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!




LEGOs

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Come and enjoy a lazy LEGO afternoon Thursdays in June and July at 2 p.m. in the Penrose Library Children's room. What will you build next?

Summer Morning Fun - Games of the Imagination with Beth Epley

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

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!

Storytime

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Books, activities, and fun for children 3-7 years old.

Baby Time

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens 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 to 10 babies with accompanying adult.
(20 minutes + 20 minute playtime)

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Summer Morning Fun - Johnny Appleseed's Day Off by Merry-Andrew Afoot

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Ah, Johnny Appleseed! That pot-wearing, apple-planting, flute-tooting hero of the Earth! But suppose that for one day Johnny Appleseed rested his weary muscles. What do you suppose he would do? Well, maybe...PLAY!

Paws To Read

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!




LEGOs

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Come and enjoy a lazy LEGO afternoon Thursdays in June and July at 2 p.m. in the Penrose Library Children's room. What will you build next?

Summer Morning Fun - Cheerful Chickens

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

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

Children's Literacy Center Tutoring

When: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Reading tutoring for elementary students. Registration with Children's Literacy Center is required.

Storytime

When: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Books, activities, and fun for children 3-7 years old.

Baby Time

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens 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 to 10 babies with accompanying adult.
(20 minutes + 20 minute playtime)

Summer Reading 7-Up Program - Zentangle Scratch Art

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Zentangle Scratch Art! At this event for children ages 7 and older, kids will create cool, creative scratch art in the Zentangle style.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Summer Morning Fun - Busy Bees

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

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)

Paws To Read

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!




LEGOs

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Come and enjoy a lazy LEGO afternoon Thursdays in June and July at 2 p.m. in the Penrose Library Children's room. What will you build next?

PAW Patrol Book Break with a CSPD Officer

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Love PAW Patrol on Nickelodeon? Join CSPD Officers for a fun story and activity from the series!

Open Mic Night

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Community Events

CALL FOR MUSIC at Penrose Library downtown! The event is scheduled to take place in our OUTSIDE GARDEN on Thursday, June 16th. Performances start at 5:30PM, and last until 7:30PM.

Mic and speaker provided, but performers may bring their own equipment. Participants can sign up in person on the day of the event starting at 5:00PM. 20 minute set. Opportunities are based on a first come first serve basis. Lyrics should be appropriate for all ages. Any style of music and level of experience is welcome. Snacks will be made available.

If it rains (or snows) the day of the Open Mic Night, then the event will be moved inside Penrose Library to the Carnegie Reading Room near Special Collections (Main Floor).

Email for questions - jwren@ppld.org


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