Programs

GED Class

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class

Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Sandy Hancock at 531-6333 x 2314 for more information.

GED Class

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

Nonprofit Workshop - Grant Proposal Writing Basics

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Participants will learn about the process of grant writing and elements of a proposal, with tips from foundations. Workshop geared to novice grant writers.

GED Class

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop Class

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Ready to jump start your job search? This class will provide you with the resources to write your resume and cover letters for potential employers. Attendees should have a proficiency in Word.

GED Class

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class

Yoga @ the Library!

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Join us for a free yoga class. Certified instructors will take you through a non-heated Vinyasa yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. No registration required.

Federal Census Fundamentals on HeritageQuest

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Learn more about locating you ancestors by using the Federal Census, 1790 - 1940. Navigate this foundational resource with the guidance of Special Collections staff.

GED Class

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

Speak French

When: Friday, May 01, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

An advanced conversation group: Patrons can contact Donna Becker @598-4038, Randy Horton @ 632-2006, or Nancy Augustus @ 578-8769 for information and questions.

Penrose Teen Advisory Board (Formerly PYAC)

When: Friday, May 01, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Penrose Teen Advisory Board

Free Comic Book Day - Penrose

When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Come to Penrose Library on May 2nd to get your Free Comic Book donated by Escape Velocity! We will also have some fun activities to enjoy while you are here!

GED Class

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

Speak English

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

Facilitator: Hall

GED Class

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class

GED Class

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

Silicon Mountain Macintosh Users Group (SMMUG)

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

to help users of Apple computers, iPhones, iPods and iPads.

GED Class

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Come to Penrose Library after school each Wednesday in May to relax and watch an episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Then in the Summer we will continue to show a couple of episodes every Wednesday until we finish the first Season at the end of July.

Ages 9-18 only! Ages 9 to 11 must be accompanied by someone 12-18 or have an adult in the building.

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

XTSL

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Meditation and discussion

GED Class

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class

Yoga @ the Library!

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Join us for a free yoga class. Certified instructors will take you through a non-heated Vinyasa yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. No registration required.

GED Class

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael


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Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects from class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more. Or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Teens On Laptops!

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptops are set aside for teen use only in the Community Room. Come on down and do homework, play games, play music, or just surf! Some days we will have wii or other special activities. Brought to you by OC3, our teen advisory council.

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

If you stitch (knit, crochet, piece, needlework, etc.) you are welcome to come join this group who enjoy stitching in community.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects from class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more. Or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Teens On Laptops!

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptops are set aside for teen use only in the Community Room. Come on down and do homework, play games, play music, or just surf! Some days we will have wii or other special activities. Brought to you by OC3, our teen advisory council.

Tween Tech Club

When: Friday, May 08, 2015 - 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 8-12

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 - 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.

Mother's Day Crafts for Teens

When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Still looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift? Don't worry, we've got you covered!

Whether you want to make your mom a scratch off coupon for free chores, Shrinky Dink jewelry, a new magnet for the fridge, or a bath bomb to help her relax, you're sure to make her day with something handmade!

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

If you stitch (knit, crochet, piece, needlework, etc.) you are welcome to come join this group who enjoy stitching in community.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects from class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more. Or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Teens On Laptops!

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptops are set aside for teen use only in the Community Room. Come on down and do homework, play games, play music, or just surf! Some days we will have wii or other special activities. Brought to you by OC3, our teen advisory council.

Great Decisions Discussion Group--May 13: Brazil's Metamorphosis

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Join us for this new discussion group. Great Decisions is the largest discussion program on America’s role in world affairs. The program, developed by the Foreign Policy Association, involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book and meeting in a Discussion Group to watch the DVD and discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Each year, eight topics are chosen by a panel of experts. This year we will tackle topics including Russia and Ukraine, privacy in the digital age, sectarianism in the Middle East, and Syria. More information about the topics and support materials are available at GreatDecisions.org.

Old Colorado City Council- OC3 Teen Advisory Board

When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD!
You are invited to meet other teens and help plan future programs. Share your favorite books, music, movies, and games. Share your own stories, poems, art, and music. Suggest books and media for our shelves. Suggest movies or video games for teen nights. What interests YOU? Is there a club you want to start? Earn community service hours for your school. Friend us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/oldcoloradocitylibraryteens.It’s your library too!

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, May 18, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

If you stitch (knit, crochet, piece, needlework, etc.) you are welcome to come join this group who enjoy stitching in community.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects from class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more. Or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 11:30 AM - 3:00 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.

Teens On Laptops!

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptops are set aside for teen use only in the Community Room. Come on down and do homework, play games, play music, or just surf! Some days we will have wii or other special activities. Brought to you by OC3, our teen advisory council.

Summer Reading Volunteer Training

When: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Summer Reading Volunteers, join us for pizza and an overview of this year's programs, Every Hero Has a Story! & Heroes Unmasked!

Donuts and Westside Pioneer

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Meet with other Westsiders over coffee and donuts to discuss issues in this month's online edition of Westside Pioneer. All are welcome.


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Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Peak Reader

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Children's Literacy Peak Reader program

Peak Reader

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Children's Literacy Peak Reader program

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Crafty Teens -- Mixed Media Collage Mother's Day Craft

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Give your Mother a personal, hand-made gift for Mother's Day. All materials and instruction will be provided. Please register so we have enough supplies. Please bring a 3x5 photo of you or you and your mother for this craft. Or email your digital photo to use in your craft to eturner@ppld.org in advance!

Yoga Class

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Yoga Class

Peak Reader

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Children's Literacy Peak Reader program

Peak Reader

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Children's Literacy Peak Reader program

Fun with Drawing!

When: Friday, May 01, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Learn to tell visual stories in a comfortable setting while learning basic drawing techniques from an experienced teacher. This class is for age 55 and up, and participants should be prepared to attend all eight consecutive classes. Materials provided, but space is limited. Register with a staff member at 488-2370.

Crafters

When: Friday, May 01, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Crafters group

Educating Adult Children and Aging Parents About Options for Home Care

When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Educating Adult Children and Aging Parents About Options for Home Care

Life Circles

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Writing memories of life experiences. A supportive writing group that provides the discipline, inspiration, and structure to accomplish your writing goals.

AfterMath

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Free!!! Experienced math tutors assist students of all ages and grade levels. Drop in for help with your math questions.

AfterMath

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Free!!! Experienced math tutors assist students of all ages and grade levels. Drop in for help with your math questions.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Peak Reader

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Children's Literacy Peak Reader program

Peak Reader

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Children's Literacy Peak Reader program

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Yoga Class

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Yoga Class

Peak Reader

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Children's Literacy Peak Reader program

Peak Reader

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Children's Literacy Peak Reader program

Fun with Drawing!

When: Friday, May 08, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Learn to tell visual stories in a comfortable setting while learning basic drawing techniques from an experienced teacher. This class is for age 55 and up, and participants should be prepared to attend all eight consecutive classes. Materials provided, but space is limited. Register with a staff member at 488-2370.

AfterMath

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Free!!! Experienced math tutors assist students of all ages and grade levels. Drop in for help with your math questions.

AfterMath

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Free!!! Experienced math tutors assist students of all ages and grade levels. Drop in for help with your math questions.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.


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Federal Census Fundamentals on HeritageQuest

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Learn more about locating you ancestors by using the Federal Census, 1790 - 1940. Navigate this foundational resource with the guidance of Special Collections staff.

Digging For Your Family Roots

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 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.

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn about your family history using internet resources.

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 - 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 Genealogical Society Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Monthly meeting of the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society.

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 11:30 AM - 3:00 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.


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Teen movie day

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teen movie day We are showing "In To the Woods"

Fountain Teen advisory board

When: Friday, May 01, 2015 - 4:40 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fountain Teens

Fountain Creative Writing Group

When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

This adult group meets to discuss creative writing and poetry, work on writing exercises and share ideas.

Spring into Your Backyard Series: Father/Child Make Mom a Mother's Day Gift

When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fathers/Grandfathers and Children/Grandchildren are encouraged to attend this fun workshop. You and your child/grandchild will be making a special gift to put in Mom's garden for this Mother's Day. Adult Registration is required. (All children must have an adult guardian registered to attend. Multiple children are welcome per adult, however only one gift will be made per family.) You will need to bring mosaic tiles/beads/glass gems/colored glass for the craft.

Teen Volunteer Interviews

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Teens between the ages of 12-18: Bring your completed Summer Reading Volunteer application anytime during this time for open interviews.

Cinco de Mayo teen event

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Cinco de Mayo craft or cooking.

Stitch in the Ditch

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Stitch in the Ditch

Tween Art Club

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

If you are between the ages of 9&12 us the first and third Wednesday of every month. For ages 9-12 only!

Fountain French Conversation Group

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Come join this fun and informal French language group! This group is designed for non-native French speakers who wish to practice their speaking skills. English will not be spoken during the meetings, however there will be a facilitator present to help. Basic French required.
No registration is required.

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn about your family history using internet resources.

Family Fun: The Super Ann Show with Ann Lincoln

When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Look! Up on the stage! It’s a magician! No, it’s a juggler! No, it’s a comedian! Wait, it’s a little bit of all three. It’s SUPER ANN!! Ann Lincoln will perform amazing feats of strength and courage in this one-of-a-kind Magic, Juggling and Comedy Show. When she finds out that “Every Hero has a Story”, Ann is inspired by the people and characters in books she has read. In her show she will escape from a strait jacket, juggle bowling balls and even bring along some of her “Wonder Pets” to perform also!

Paws to Read

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

Let your child practice fluency and build skills be reading to our Paws to Read dogs!

Teen Gaming day

When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teen Gaming Day......
Join us for teen gaming day at the Fountain Library.
Various games will be available to play, including games for Wii, Xbox 360 kincet,and laptops all games are rated teen and below. We even have low tech games to play. Snacks and Drinks provided

Fountain Homeschool Group

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us for our last Homeschool Group of the school year! Come meet homeschool friends old and new and put your kids' kitchen skills to the test as we make (and then sample!) our own fresh salsa and shake up some homemade ice cream!

Teen Volunteer training

When: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Training for the teen volunteers for the summer reading program. Must have already been accepted as a volunteer for the summer.For more info please call 719-382-5347 ask for Mary Gapko or Jessica Freeland

Spring into Your Backyard Series: From Junkyard to Garden Standout

When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

In this informative presentation you will get ideas on how to turn recyclable materials into useable gardening containers. You will also learn how to make a container that will provide you with tasty eats, beauty and color.

Aragon school history lesson

When: Monday, May 18, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Aragon school history lesson

The Lunch Hour Book Club: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Come join us for a fun and lively discussion as we discuss this month's book. Bring your sack lunch-light refreshments will be provided.

Teen Craft day

When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Craft to be announced.

Stitch in the Ditch

When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Stitch in the Ditch

Teen Volunteer Interviews

When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Teens between the ages of 12-18: Bring your completed Summer Reading Volunteer application anytime during this time for open interviews.

Fountain Community Services meeting

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fountain Community Services meeting

Tween Twist Wednesday

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

If you are between the ages of 9&12 us the first and third Wednesday of every month to creat art projects together. For ages 9-12 only!

Fountain French Conversation Group

When: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Come join this fun and informal French language group! This group is designed for non-native French speakers who wish to practice their speaking skills. English will not be spoken during the meetings, however there will be a facilitator present to help. Basic French required.
No registration is required.

Family Film Fun: Into the Woods

When: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us for a free G or PG movie on our big screen. Fun for the whole family! Popcorn and lemonade served. Children may wear pajamas and bring a blanket, pillow or soft toy from home. May's movie is "Into the Woods." Rated PG. 124 minutes.


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Scribes and Bards

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I

Teen writer's group

Senior Lunch and A Movie

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

The Theory Of Everything - James Marsh's biopic of the celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking. Enrolled as a graduate student at Cambridge, Hawking establishes himself as one of the leading minds of his generation, and begins to win the heart of Jane Wilde. After one of his earliest breakthroughs, Hawking is diagnosed with ALS, and he becomes less and less able to control his own body. With the loyal Jane at his side, he continues his work. However, as the years progress, Jane starts to feel more like a nurse than a wife, and Hawking begins to have feelings for a woman who is hired to care for him. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones.
(Rated PG-13; 123 minutes; 2014)

Gaming in the ETC

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Teen Mobile Gaming System

Gaming in the ETC for ages 12-18.

Publisher

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, learn how to create and manipulate a basic document using Microsoft Publisher. Prerequisite: Word II. Call 389-8968 to register.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in!

We will not have AfterMath in the case of holidays or school weather closures.

Yoga@The Library

When: Friday, May 01, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join us for a free yoga class. Certified instructors will take you through a non-heated Vinyasa yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. No registration required.

First Friday Gaming

When: Friday, May 01, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Ready to show off your mad gaming skills? Wanna learn how to game? Join us for a friendly competition on the Wii U, XBOX 360 (Kinect), or PlayStation 3. You all will help us decide the game!

For ages 12 - 18 only.
Snacks and drinks provided!

Gaming in the ETC

When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Teen Mobile Gaming System

Gaming in the ETC for ages 12-18.

Free Comic Book Day

When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Readers of all ages are welcome to celebrate Free Comic Book Day in the East Teen Center! We will have free comics donated by Escape Velocity available and fun activities! Stop by for your free comic!

Learn JapaneseCANCELLED

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I

Learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language and practice your conversational skills. No registration required. For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 1371

MAKE Stuff Monday: May the Fourth Be With You Video Editing

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Strap on your tool belt and grab your goggles as we amp up (sometimes quite literally) teen programs in the ETC. This week we will be learning video editing techniques to make a Star Wars mashup! No previous experience required.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 6:20 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join us for a free yoga class. Certified instructors will take you through a non-heated Vinyasa yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. No registration required.

Tween (and Teen) Movie Night - Big Hero 6

When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come enjoy a free movie in the East Teen Center! We will be showing Big Hero 6 (PG, 93 min.) No registration required. For ages 9-18 only! Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by someone 12-18 or have an adult in the building.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Bring a project to work on, share ideas, and socialize with fellow knitters and crocheters. No registration required.

Word II

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, become familiar with more advanced formatting features of Microsoft Word to make a professional looking page. Call 389-8968 to register.
Prerequisites: Word I

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in!

We will not have AfterMath in the case of holidays or school weather closures.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A

Come join other teens and learn different stitches, patterns, and techniques! Feel free to bring your own supplies and knitting projects, but we will also have yarn and needles to use. For beginners to experts, ages 12-18 only.

Tween Twist Thursday

When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Tween Twist Thursday is for children 9-12 years old. Tween's can stop by the Children's Department at East Library anytime between 6:30-8:00 p.m. for a fun and fabulous activity!

Yoga@The Library

When: Friday, May 08, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join us for a free yoga class. Certified instructors will take you through a non-heated Vinyasa yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. No registration required.

Emergency Preparedness & Sustainable Living

When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

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Bonfils Blood Center

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

East Library Community Blood Drive

Learn JapaneseCANCELLED

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I

Learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language and practice your conversational skills. No registration required. For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 1371

Teen & Tween MAKE...Monday: Mayflowers

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 4:55 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Teens and Tweens (age 9-12) combine their creativity and skills in Make Mondays. Test your skills, try something new every meeting. Opportunities for teen volunteers.

East Creative Writing Group

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

This adult group meets to discuss creative fiction and non-fiction writing and poetry, to share ideas with other writers, to work on writing exercises and more. Please contact the East writing group facilitator at 531-6333 ext. 1303 if you are interested in getting your writing on the list for this month's feedback and discussion.

We look forward to working with you!

Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex (Conference I&II)

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.


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Speak English

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Facilitator: Meyer

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 - 12:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

The cost for the course is $15 for members of AARP, and $20 for non-members. We prefer payment in the form of checks made out to AARP, but we will accept cash.
Any aged person may attend, but the Insurance Discount only applies to those 55 years old and above.
Court Directed persons (those who need a class to regain a driver’s license that the Court has held) are welcomed. Our Instructors are authorized to sign off related court documents.
The class lasts 4 hours
Class sign-in begins 15 minutes prior to the class.
Pre-class reservations are requested, but we may accept a few walk-ins, space and materials limited.
Call (719) 495-5022 for reservations.

Senior Social

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Speak English

When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Facilitator: Meyer

Woodturning FUNdamentals!

When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Come to the library to see how a woodturner creates bowls, round boxes, tops, and more! The woodturner’s lathe rotates wood around an axis so that the craftsman can cut a symmetrical shape with hand tools. The Pikes Peak Woodturners is a group of novice, intermediate, and expert craftsmen who work together to preserve and enhance the art of the wooden object. No registration required for this free program.

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please call Cheyenne Mountain Library for more information: 633-6278.

Speak English

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Facilitator: Meyer

Paper Craft Class

When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Join us for a creative and fun paper craft class! This class meets every other month on the third Tuesday with new projects each month! Register now -- space is limited!

Speak English

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Facilitator: Meyer


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Care & Share @ your Library

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library Study Rooms - 20 N. Cascade Ave at PE-Study Room B

Care & Share Food Assistance Outreach -
Volunteers will help you complete your SNAP Application. Please bring Proof of Identity (Examples: Driver's License or State Issued ID) and Proof of Income (Examples: Pay Stubs, Social Security, VA Benefit Letters, etc.)


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ESL Class

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL Class

GED Class

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class

GED Class

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL Class - Simona

GED Class

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

PPLD: GED

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

GED class

ESL Class

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL Class

GED Class

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class

GED Class

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

ESL Class

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL Class - Simona


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