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

Programs

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie 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

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie 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

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie 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)

Tots And Blocks

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Whether you and your child came for Toddler Time or not, two to five years olds are invited to come and play with blocks! Create something awesome and interact with other tots! Everyone can help get the toys out AND everyone can help with pick up, too.

Kids On the Move!: Yoga

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us for a different physical activity each week!

Stories & Stuff!: Yoga!

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

School age kids (5+) can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage with hands-on activities!

Summer Morning Fun: Critters Galore! By Kathy’s Kritters

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Get a close up look at a variety of animals, including hedgehogs, turtles, snakes, and other fascinating reptiles! Add to the fun by making some creative animal crafts! (All Ages)

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Smoothies

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Paws To Read

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. No registration required.

Fantastic Fridays: Nature Arts & Crafts (Ages 9 & Up)

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Create beautiful works of art from natural items, like pine cones and leaves.

Falcon History Talk with Ingrid McDonald

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

The area where Falcon sits now, holds more history than the railroad town it was to become. I will discuss the Cherokee trail and how the Homestead act opened opportunities for people. I will also tell some stories of crime and challenges faced by residents and employees of the area. Some made it and prospered. Others gave up and moved on....or ended it all. This presentation is suitable for adults and children! Hope to see you there!

Friends Annual Children's Book Exchange

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Get Ready, Get Set, and Start off the Summer Reading Program with our annual children's book exchange extravaganza! Bring your outgrown children's books between 1PM-2PM and return to pick up new-to-you books from 3PM-5PM!(Children, all ages)

Summer Math- Math Practice (Grades K-6th)

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Keep up with your math skills over the summer. Drop in for free math practice and help with any math troubles.

Snuggle Up Summer Movie: Karate Kid (2010) (Rated PG)

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us for lemonade, popcorn and a movie! Feel free to come in your pajamas, bring a favorite cuddly and blanket. For all ages.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie 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

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie 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

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie 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)

Tots and Blocks!

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Whether you and your child came for Toddler Time or not, two to five years olds are invited to come and play with blocks! Create something awesome and interact with other tots! Everyone can help get the toys out AND everyone can help with pick up, too.

Kids On the Move!: Limbo/Musical Statues

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us for a different physical activity each week!

Stories & Stuff!: Robots

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

School age kids (5+) can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage with hands-on activities!

Lego Mania

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Show off your creativity with this family event.Please do not bring your own LEGOs and all masterpieces remain at the library. (However, donations are gladly accepted!)

Summer Morning Fun: Games of the Imagination with Beth Epley

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

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!

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Nachos In a Jar

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Paws To Read

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. No registration required.

Fantastic Fridays: Jar Cakes (Ages 9 & Up)

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Make yummy desserts in mason jars! Registration required.


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Seed Library Event- CANCELLED FOR MAY

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

More information to come!!

Senior Benefit Resources

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

VA Benefit Workshop

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Smoothies

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Fantastic Fridays: Nature Arts & Crafts (Ages 9 & Up)

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Create beautiful works of art from natural items, like pine cones and leaves.

Falcon History Talk with Ingrid McDonald

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

The area where Falcon sits now, holds more history than the railroad town it was to become. I will discuss the Cherokee trail and how the Homestead act opened opportunities for people. I will also tell some stories of crime and challenges faced by residents and employees of the area. Some made it and prospered. Others gave up and moved on....or ended it all. This presentation is suitable for adults and children! Hope to see you there!

Loving & Living with Special Needs

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Special Needs support group

Retirement Planning

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Sooner or later, it happens to everyone. Find out what your best option may be in this introduction to retirement planning. Presented by the Pikes Peak YMCA, sponsored by the El Paso County Department of Human Services.

Digging for Your Family Roots

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Monthly meeting for those researching their family history.

Lego Mania

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Show off your creativity with this family event.Please do not bring your own LEGOs and all masterpieces remain at the library. (However, donations are gladly accepted!)

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Nachos In a Jar

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Medicare 101

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Get help navigating the ins-and-outs of Medicare enrollment, registration, claims, etc.

Fantastic Fridays: Jar Cakes (Ages 9 & Up)

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Make yummy desserts in mason jars! Registration required.

Anime Club

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Meet other Anime lovers and watch anime videos/movies. Open to ages 13-18.

Free College Planning.org

When: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

College planning class, open to the public, most beneficial for high school students and parents. We are a non-profit organization. www.freecollegeplanning.org

Outdoor Explorers Club!: Digging Dirt

When: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Come and join us as we explore the outside! We will do a different activity each week outside no matter what the weather is. Get in touch with nature, get some fresh air, and have fun! For ages 6-13.

Kaiser Permanente

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Medicare Seminar

7-Up: Zentangle Scratch Art for Kids

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Kids will create cool, creative scratch art in the Zentangle style. For kids 7-12.

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Fruit Sushi

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Fantastic Fridays: Shoot It, Wobble It, Skate It (Ages 9 & Up)

When: Friday, June 17, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Make a pom-pom shooter, a egg ninja, and a mini skateboard.

Happy Needles

When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Do you have a passion for needle crafts? This group has interest in all sorts of needle-related arts and crafts, including tatting, crochet, cross-stitch, knitting, embroidery and more. Bring your current project and join us as we enjoy one another's company and learn new techniques along the way.

Loving & Living with Special Needs

When: Monday, June 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Special Needs Support Group

Paper Crafting Creations

When: Monday, June 20, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us for a creative and fun project to make and take. Space is limited, so please register online or call 260-3650. This program is for ages 14 and up.

7-Up: Painting for Kids

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Wear an old t-shirt, kids will learn to paint reflections. It will get messy! For kids 7-12.

Art Journaling: Week of Making 3D Elements

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Learn about art journaling. This month we will be focusing on adding 3D elements to your journals, specifically using gel mediums. For 16 and older.

Democratic Party

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Public meet and greet question and answer session for El Paso County Board of Commissioners Candidates


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Read English Study Group is designed for native English speakers and English language learners. The purpose of this study group is to help learners improve their reading and comprehension skills. Participants are matched with others who are at a similar skill level.

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Drop in Storytime and Crafts

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Stop by for stories, crafts, and fun

Paws to Read

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Come read your favorite stories to our special dog friend Tanner! Extra practice in reading, and a furry new friend in one!

LEGO Club

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Join us for awesome LEGO build challenges and the chance to hang with other LEGO fans.

How I Learned to Juggle at My Library Show! By Ann Lincoln

When: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

It all started with a book! Now, after many years of reading and practice, Ann has learned how to juggle everything from scarfs to bean bags to clubs to bowling balls. And you can, too! Bunny petting after the show, because – “Hey, Cute Bunny!!”

Game On

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Love Video Games? From next generation to old school classics, stop by and play for a while!

Stories & Stuff

When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

School-age kids can join us for amazing library adventures where they listen to exciting stories, engage in hands-on activities,wacky experiments,and crafts.

Popcorn and a Movie

When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Pop in for some movies and free snacks.

LEGO Club

When: Monday, June 20, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Join us for awesome LEGO build challenges and the chance to hang with other LEGO fans.

Stories & Stuff

When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

School-age kids can join us for amazing library adventures where they listen to exciting stories, engage in hands-on activities,wacky experiments,and crafts.


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Bike Across America-MOVED TO JUNE 25

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

Bike Across America has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 25, at 11:00 a.m.

Family Fun: Dance!

When: Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Northridge Dance Studio will demonstrate various dance styles and teach you how to them. You could go home and teach your friends!

Baby Time

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting 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.

Summer Morning Fun - Cheerful Chickens

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

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

Star Trek Movie Marathon: The Final Frontier (1989)

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
Rated: PG 107 min.

Stories and Crafts

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and listen to some great new stories and make crafts. Best for school age children, but preschoolers welcome if they bring a patient parent/grandparent with them.

Toddler Time

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

One,two and three-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. Program lasts 15-20 minutes.

Tots and Blocks

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Whether you and your child came for Toddler Time or not, two to five years olds are invited to come and play with blocks. Everyone can help get the toys out AND everyone can help with pick up, too.

Paws to Read

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

In the Children's Area. Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog.

Healthy Living Through Stingless Beekeeping

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Learn how to create habitat and simple structures in your own backyard for native bee pollinators. Bees pollinate 70% of all flowering plants including many of the fruits and vegetables we eat. Leave with knowledge and native wildflower seed to attract your own bees.

Play with Library LEGOs

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and build with the library LEGOs. You will help get the LEGOs out AND you will help pick up and put the LEGOs away. Best for ages 5-12 and their families.

CSPD presents Paw Patrol

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

Come hear a Colorado Springs Police Officer read from Paw Patrol! Meet in the Children's Area.

Chess Club and Tabletop Gaming

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess and board games! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Baby Time

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting 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.

Summer Morning Fun - Games of the Imagination with Beth Epley

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

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!

Star Trek Movie Marathon: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
Rated: PG 113 min.

Stories and Crafts

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and listen to some great new stories and make crafts. Best for school age children, but preschoolers welcome if they bring a patient parent/grandparent with them.

Toddler Time

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

One,two and three-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. Program lasts 15-20 minutes.

Tots and Blocks

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Whether you and your child came for Toddler Time or not, two to five years olds are invited to come and play with blocks. Everyone can help get the toys out AND everyone can help with pick up, too.

Paws to Read

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

In the Children's Area. Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog.

Play with Library LEGOs

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and build with the library LEGOs. You will help get the LEGOs out AND you will help pick up and put the LEGOs away. Best for ages 5-12 and their families.

7-UP - Zentangle

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Zentangle Scratch Art for Kids- kids will create cool, creative scratch art in the Zentangle style. Ages 7 and older, and their families.

Chess Club and Tabletop Gaming

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess and board games! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Baby Time

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting 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.

Summer Morning Fun - Kathy's Kritters

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Critters Galore! By Kathy’s Kritters
Get a close up look at a variety of animals, including hedgehogs, turtles, snakes, and other fascinating reptiles! Add to the fun by making some creative animal crafts! (all ages)


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Zumba for Kids!: Family Fun at Ruth Holley

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Zumba Kids! Let’s get up and moving with music and dancing! It’s easy; it’s a fitness party! These sessions will be taught by certified Zumba Kids instructors from, My Gym of Colorado Springs. Participants should wear sneaker and comfy, stretchy clothes. Best for ages 4 and up.

Storytime at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Storytime introduces children ages 3-7 to picture books, flannel board stories, fingerplays, music, art, poetry, crafts, film and puppetry.

Paws to Read at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley 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.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley 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.

Lego Mania at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Tweens and children (ages 12 and under) come to the library to build and create with Legos! Parents are welcome to join in the fun.

Summer Friday Fun: PAW Patrol Book Break with CSPD Officers

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Stories & Stuff at Ruth Holley

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Summer Morning Fun: Games of the Imagination with Beth Epley at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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 at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley 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.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley 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.

Summer Friday Fun Tweens Too!: PAW Patrol Book Breaks with CSPD Officers

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Stories & Stuff at Ruth Holley

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Summer Morning Fun: Critters Galore! By Kathy’s Kritters at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Get a close up look at a variety of animals, including hedgehogs, turtles, snakes, and other fascinating reptiles! Add to the fun by making some creative animal crafts! (all ages)

Paws to Read at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley 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.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley 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.

Summer Friday Fun at Ruth Holley: Scratch Art

When: Friday, June 17, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Zentangle Scratch Art for Kids- kids will create cool, creative scratch art in the Zentangle style.

Stories & Stuff at Ruth Holley

When: Monday, June 20, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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

Summer Morning Fun: Cretaceous Creatures by the Dinosaur Resource at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Join the Dinosaur Resource Center and learn about dinosaurs, flying reptiles and marine reptiles that were around in the Cretaceous period about 65 million years ago. Touch claws, teeth and skulls of these marvelous animals. Bring your questions and your camera!

Paws to Read at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley 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.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley 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.

Summer Friday Fun at Ruth Holley: Painting Monet

When: Friday, June 24, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Painting Monet for Kids – wear an old t-shirt, kids will paint Monet inspired impressionistic paintings. It will get messy.


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Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year olds and caregivers.) Approximately 20 minutes.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year old children and caregivers.)Approximately 20 minutes.

Stay and Play Story Time

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Come read, rhyme and rock! A very interactive storytime that engages children ages two to five and their favorite adults in stories and songs in which everyone participates. After storytime, we invite you to stay and play with us! We’ll have fun toys, games and activities to enhance your child’s early literacy learning!

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive

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

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive

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

Stories & Stuff

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

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

Summer Morning Fun- Zumba for Kids!

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Perfect for our youngest Zumba fans! Kids 4-11 years old get the chance to be active, socialize with friends, and jam out to their favorite music. Presented by My Gym of Colorado Springs

Mini Masterminds

When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join Mini Masterminds at Rockrimmon Community Library for robots, squishy circuits, and STEAM ahead of the crowd! Stretch your noggin and increase your processing power in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math! (For kids & tweens 6 to 12 years old.)

Music and Movement for 2 and 3 year olds

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Shake those wiggles out and have some fun! This 30-minute program consists of music and movement activities and a story. For two and three-year-old children, with a favorite adult.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year olds and caregivers.) Approximately 20 minutes.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year old children and caregivers.)Approximately 20 minutes.

Stay and Play Story Time

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Come read, rhyme and rock! A very interactive storytime that engages children ages two to five and their favorite adults in stories and songs in which everyone participates. After storytime, we invite you to stay and play with us! We’ll have fun toys, games and activities to enhance your child’s early literacy learning!

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive

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

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive

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

Stories & Stuff

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

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

Summer Morning Fun- The Elstun's Magic: Strength in Numbers Show

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

The Elstun’s are a real live married Magic team! Two Magicians equals twice the Magic and twice the magic equals double the Fun! Master Magician Amazing Dave Elstun along with Comedy Magician and Entertaining Educator Connie Elstun present a Family Friendly comedy show that promotes a message of success by working together with a real live Wizard Rabbit who also has a couple of tricks up his sleeve. Mesmerizing Magic, audience participation, beautiful birds and hilarious Comedy in one show!

Learn to Make Your Own Sushi

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Do you love sushi, but don't know how to make it at home? Come learn how to make home made sushi with a professional sushi chief. You will learn everything from what ingredients to use to making a perfect sushi roll. Space is limited to don't forget to register!

Music and Movement for 2 and 3 year olds

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Shake those wiggles out and have some fun! This 30-minute program consists of music and movement activities and a story. For two and three-year-old children, with a favorite adult.

7-UP- Art for Tweens

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Zentangle Scratch Art for Tweens- kids will create cool, creative scratch art in the Zentangle style.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year olds and caregivers.) Approximately 20 minutes.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year old children and caregivers.)Approximately 20 minutes.

Stay and Play Story Time

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Come read, rhyme and rock! A very interactive storytime that engages children ages two to five and their favorite adults in stories and songs in which everyone participates. After storytime, we invite you to stay and play with us! We’ll have fun toys, games and activities to enhance your child’s early literacy learning!

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive

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

Paws to Read

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive

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

Stories & Stuff

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

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


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Storytime

When: Saturday, May 28, 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.

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!


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Summer Morning Fun - How I Learned to Juggle at My Library Show! By Ann Lincoln

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

It all started with a book! Now, after many years of reading and practice, Ann has learned how to juggle everything from scarfs to bean bags to clubs to bowling balls. And you can, too! Bunny petting after the show, because – “Hey, Cute Bunny!!”

Summer Morning Fun - Critters Galore! By Kathy’s Kritters

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

Get a close up look at a variety of animals, including hedgehogs, turtles, snakes, and other fascinating reptiles! Add to the fun by making some creative animal crafts! (all ages)

Summer Morning Fun - Be-Bop and Zipper Race to the Finish!

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

“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!

7-up Zentangle Scratch Art for Kids

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

Kids will make cool, creative scratch art in the Zentangle style! For ages 7 and older.

4-H Petting Zoo

When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

Meet the stars of the county fair! Heart of the Pines 4-H will bring animals and their babies for you to see and touch.
Come inside Palmer Lake Library to meet bunnies, hear a bunny story and do a bunny craft. Outside on the Village Green see and touch Sussex chickens, heritage turkeys, an African goose, Oberhasli goats, French and Holland lop rabbits.

Summer Morning Fun - Science Matters: Kitchen Chemistry

When: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

Join Science Matters for an exciting exploration of Kitchen Chemistry! This 45-minute demonstration will tantalize your taste buds and explain the science behind many culinary events. Watch our kitchen science expert churn butter, whip cream, and inject a lemon with pink. We will prove that you can drop an egg without cracking, put a hole in a plastic bag, and see the Power of Rice. To wrap things up, we light up a pickle and make Elephant’s Toothpaste. Your tongue will tingle with excitement when you learn the science behind the kitchen counter!

7-up Painting for Kids

When: Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

Wear an old t-shirt! Kids will learn to paint reflections. It will get messy! For ages 7 and older.



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Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

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

Family Film Night-THE GOOD DINOSAUR

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Rated PG. "In this enchanting computer-animated fantasy, set in a world where the dinosaurs never went extinct, an amiable young Apatosaurus named Arlo (voiced by Raymond Ochoa) loses his father in a storm and is swept away by a vicious river current, stranding him in a frightening new place far from his home. He soon embarks on a journey to reunite with his family, and befriends a prehistoric human child known as Spot (Jack Bright) along the way.Peter Sohn directed this heartwarming Pixar adventure, with Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Anna Paquin, and Sam Elliott also contributing voice work". Author: Daniel Gelb

Popcorn included!

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Summer Morning Fun: Cheerful Chickens

When: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Westside Community Center (1628 W. Bijou St 80904 )

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

Stories & Stuff

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

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

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

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

Family Craft Night-Card Making

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Children ages 7-12 accompanied by an adult are encouraged to join us the first for this special craft night. We will be making Father's Day cards and more!

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Summer Morning Fun: Jump to It!

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Westside Community Center (1628 W. Bijou St 80904 )

Learn some moves from a competitive jump rope team!
You may even get a chance to jump rope yourselves!

Tween Tech Club

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Don't just play video games---Create one yourself! Learn how computer programs are built using a fun software program, Scratch. It allows you to put together blocks of code to make your characters, games, and animated cards work. We will explore additional types of fun software in future sessions. Ages 9-12

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, June 11, 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.

Stories & Stuff

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

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

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

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

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Summer Morning Fun: The Elstun’s Magic: Strength in Numbers Show

When: Friday, June 17, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Westside Community Center (1628 W. Bijou St 80904 )

The Elstun’s are a real live Married Magic Team! Two
magicians equal twice the magic and twice the magic
equals double the fun! Master Magician Dave Elstun,
Entertaining Educator Connie Elstun, and a real live
wizard rabbit present an exciting, family-friendly
comedy show!

Zentangle: 7-Up Summer Program

When: Friday, June 17, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Zentangle Scratch Art for Kids- kids will create cool, creative scratch art in the Zentangle style. For ages 7 & up.

Stories & Stuff

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

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

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

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

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.


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