Regional History/Genealogy Programs/Classes

FCBD - Yo Yo Demo!

When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Lobby

For Free Comic Book Day, the East Yo-Yo Club will be showing off their amazing tricks and teaching you too! If it is nice we will be outside!

Everyone is welcome to watch and try! We'll have a few yo-yos on hand for trying!

Plantation Slave Weavers Remember

When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave

Colorado Springs fiber artist and author, Mary Madison, will tell stories of the Southern plantation slave weavers and textile workers. She will have slide presentation and oral histories taken from former slaves. Copies of her book, Plantation Slave Weavers Remember will be available for those interested. The program will last one hour. Everyone is welcome.

DNA: Heath and Genealogy Lecture

When: Sunday, May 08, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Greg Liverman will speak about DNA tests and the information they provide about one's health and ancestry.

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Laptop/Projector

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

If Your Walls Could Talk-Tracing the History of Your Home

When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Lecture and tour format designed to teach participants how to research the history of their homes.

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Join library staff for a free 45 minute walking tour of historic Old Colorado City. No registration necessary, but groups should call ahead. Please come prepared for weather--sunny or cool accordingly. In case of rain, a slideshow will be presented in the library meeting room. Contact David if you have questions.

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Everyone is welcome! Contact this group through the link below to find out more. Visit as a guest for free. Members pay annual dues.

Ancestry Library Edition

When: Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Learn how to get the most out of the 10,000 Ancestry databases now available on the genealogy research workstations in Special Collections at the Pikes Peak Library District. Learn the benefits of Ancestry Library Edition compared to Ancestry.com. Parking is free in the metered library parking lot until 10am.

Genealogy Level II Workshop

When: Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Genealogy Level II Workshop: Vital Records, Church & Cemetery Records, Newspapers and Immigration Records
Prerequisite: Level I Genealogy or instructor permission


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