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Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 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 job skills to Microsoft Office products, or 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, July 30, 2014 - 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.

Zombie Makeup Class!

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Ever wonder how the pro's do it? Teens are instructed in an hour long workshop on FX makeup. Ranging from gruesome injuries to Zombie tricks. Registration Required.

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Come stitch in the company of others! Every Monday (except library holidays). All knitters,crocheters,piecers,tatters,lap quilters,and stitchers of any kind are welcome.

No Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptop Lab will not meet for two weeks, August 5 or 12. It will resume August 19 at the usual time.

Teens On Laptops!

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 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.

Teen Program

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Teen Programming

Tech Club

When: Friday, August 08, 2014 - 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

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Come stitch in the company of others! Every Monday (except library holidays). All knitters,crocheters,piecers,tatters,lap quilters,and stitchers of any kind are welcome.

No Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptop Lab will not meet for two weeks, August 5 and 12. It will resume August 19, usual time.

Teens On Laptops!

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 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.

Old Colorado City Council- OC3 Teen Advisory Board

When: Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 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, August 18, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Come stitch in the company of others! Every Monday (except library holidays). All knitters,crocheters,piecers,tatters,lap quilters,and stitchers of any kind are welcome.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 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 job skills to Microsoft Office products, or 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, August 20, 2014 - 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, August 20, 2014 - 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.

Donuts and Westside Pioneer

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 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.

Stitch-Wits

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Come stitch in the company of others! Every Monday (except library holidays). All knitters,crocheters,piecers,tatters,lap quilters,and stitchers of any kind are welcome.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 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 job skills to Microsoft Office products, or provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

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Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 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, July 29, 2014 - 4:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Children's Literacy Center Peak Reader program

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 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.

Computer Classes for Adults - Troubleshooting

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Here's your chance to ask any question you have about computers, for free! Our panel of tech nerds will try to help you with any computer-related questions to the best of their abilities.
Registration is required for those who would like to reserve a laptop computer for use during the class. Walk-ins are welcome if you're bringing your own computer.

Peak Reader

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 4:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Children's Literacy Center Peak Reader program

Why detox ?

When: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Learn about if detoxing would help you. How to protect yourself from the unwanted toxins we are all exposed to everyday- by Michelle Eads M.D. (Limited to first 40 people.)

Life Circles

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 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.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 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, August 05, 2014 - 4:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Children's Literacy Center Peak Reader program

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 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.

Storytime en Español

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Story reading in Spanish for Children of all ages that do not speak English or that would like to learn a bit of Spanish. Mainly picture books with short stories and easy vocabulary.

Peak Reader

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 4:45 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, August 07, 2014 - 4:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Children's Literacy Peak Reader program

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 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.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 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.

Sharpie Tie-dye Shirts

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Tie-dye fun using Sharpies. We'll provide white shirts or feel free to bring your own. Registration is required and limited.

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument 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.

Life Circles

When: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 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.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 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.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 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.

Storytime en Español

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

Story reading in Spanish for Children of all ages that do not speak English or that would like to learn a bit of Spanish. Mainly picture books with short stories and easy vocabulary.

Yoga Class

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Yoga class for beginners and intermediates

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 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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Digging for Your Family Roots

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Monthly meeting for those seeking to discover their family history.

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Family History 101 - Beginning Genealogy

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

A 5-Part Series of 2 hours classes for people interested in beginning their family history search. Part 1: Come gather the "necessary equipment." Organization, Forms, Citing Sources, Interviewing and more will be discussed so you can take those first steps into your ancestral past with confidence

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn how to research your family history using online resources.

Genealogy Program: Virtual Cemeteries

When: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Cemeteries are an invaluable source of information for the family historian. But when travel is not a viable option how do you research these final resting places? Online! Join us as we discover the treasures found walking through Virtual Cemeteries (like Find a Grave).

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 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.

Family History 101 - Beginning Genealogy

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Part 2: Come learn how to find and use Vital Records, Newspapers, Church and cemetery records that provide dates for the major events of birth, marriage and death.

Ancestry - Library Edition Basics

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Learn to get the most out of the more than 8,000 Ancestry databases now available at your library.

Family History 101 - Military Records

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Winning our independence was only the beginning. Americans have fought for their liberties at home and abroad and have kept vigilance over their freedoms even in times of peace throughout every generation of our Nation's history. Discover how your ancestors' helped to "provide for the common defense" of our Nation through the wealth of information found in military records.

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Stories and Crafts

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Stories and crafts

Summer Teen Gaming Day

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Summer Teen Gaming day....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

Summer Reading Party

When: Friday, August 01, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us as we celebrate Summer Reading at the biggest party in town! Crafts, games, snacks, face painting, activities and more!

Fountain Creative Writing Group-CANCELLED

When: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 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.

Paws to Read

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

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

Stitch in the Ditch

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Community Crafters event

Classic movie and lunch-Casablanca (NR, 102 min.)

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free movie! Drinks and dessert will be provided.
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II, this story centers on an American expatriate (Humphrey Bogart) who runs into a former lover (Ingrid Bergman) who broke his heart years before. As they make plans to run away together, unforeseen complications quickly arise.

Teen Council meeting

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fountain Teen Council...You are invited to meet other teens and help plan future teen programs. We need you! Teens can make a difference at the Library. We need Teen volunteers to help out with upcoming events at the library and around town. This does count for community services hours for your school. So come and volunteer today.

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn how to research your family history using online resources.

Family Fun: Ice Cream Social

When: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Summer is ending and school is starting! Come enjoy one last ice cream social before fall! We'll provide ice cream and toppings; you provide the smiles!

Paws to Read

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

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

Fountain Creative Writing Group

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 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.

Fountain Walking Group

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

Join us as we take an easy paced walk along the Adam's Open Space trail with a healthy snack to follow.

Teen Back to School Gaming Day

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 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.
For more info about this free program please call 719-382-5347

Paws to Read

When: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

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

Homeschool Lunch Bunch "Read It Before You See It" Book Club

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Homeschool families bring a sack lunch to enjoy. We'll focus on different book each month, with a brief discussion followed by the movie adaptation. All books chosen will have G or PG movie ratings. We encourage you to read the book together as a family before the program. Books for the upcoming month will be available at each program for checkout. August's book is "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll. The movie, "Alice in Wonderland," is 75 minutes and rated G.

Teen Craft Day

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teens will be using paper to make a large 3-D work of art.

Fountain Community Services Meeting

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Fountain Community Services Meeting

Afterschool Adventures

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us afterschool for fun, crafts, games and activities! Remember, for their safety, children ages 11 and under must bring an adult or responsible caregiver who is at least 12 years old with them to the library.

Family Film Fun: Muppets Most Wanted

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us for a free movie for the whole family. Popcorn and lemonade served. Children may wear pajamas and bring a blanket, pillow or soft toy from home. August's movie is "Muppets Most Wanted." Rated PG.

Teen Movie Day "Divergent"

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

In a world where the population is divided into factions by personality types, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is classified as Divergent. When she uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all Divergents, she teams with the mysterious Four (Theo James) to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them. Kate Winslet also stars in this action thriller adapted from the novel by Veronica Roth.

Paws to Read

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

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

Fountain Walking Group

When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street

Join us as we take an easy paced walk along the Adam's Open Space trail with a healthy snack to follow.

Let's Cook Teen cooking Day

When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teens will be making Hummus from scratch.

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Senior Lunch and A Movie

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Conference Rooms I & II

The Monuments Men - In the midst of WWII, a small group of art experts are commissioned by President Roosevelt as soldiers and sent to the European Theater to protect historically important buildings and monuments, and to locate vast troves of priceless art looted by the Nazis. Discovering art in castles and mines, they race against time as the Nazis scramble to destroy everything they can. Starring George Clooney and Matt Damon. (Rated PG-13; 112 minutes, 2014)

ETC Movie Night - E.T.

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 6:00 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 E.T.:The Extra-Terrestrial (PG, 121 min). Interact with this classic movie in a whole new way! No registration required. For ages 12-18 only! For PG-13 movies, 12-year-olds must be accompanied by someone 13 – 18.

Wig Out Wednesdays - Mondegreen

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come to the East Teen Center every Wednesday during the Summer for a different program. We will provide the supplies, including wigs to wear during the program! (Registration preferred for July 16 only. Click here to complete registration.)

July 30:Mondegreen (Ages 12-18 only)

Have you ever heard a song lyric, thought you knew what it was only to discover it was really something else? Misheard song lyrics run abound! Join us in matching up the misheard song lyric to the real one!

Career Compass Lab

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn about library resources that can help with your job search, resume, and interviewing skills. Call 389-8968 to register!

East Chess Club--all ages!

When: Friday, August 01, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join others and play chess. Learn new moves and meet new people. This club is for all ages. All skill levels welcome. No registration necessary. Questions? Call 531-6333 x1319

Why detox ?

When: Sunday, August 03, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Learn about if detoxing would help you. How to protect yourself from the unwanted toxins we are all exposed to everyday- by Michelle Eads M.D. (Limited to first 40 people.)

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 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

ETC Movie Night - Divergent

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 6:00 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 are showing Divergent (PG-13, 140 min)No registration required. For ages 12-18 only! For PG-13 movies, 12-year-olds must be accompanied by someone 13 – 18.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Join fellow knitters and crocheters for fellowship and fun. Open to all ages. No registration required.

Wig Out Wednesdays

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Come to the East Teen Center every Wednesday during August and September for a different program. We will provide the supplies, including wigs to wear during the program!

Speak Spanish Level 2

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 2 students will continue to develop vocabulary and verb conjugation.

Speak Spanish Level 3

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 3 students will practice Spanish conversation and review grammar and language use with fellow Spanish learners.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

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, August 07, 2014 - 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!

Tea Around the World presented by Judy Williams

When: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Food by the Book Program

Join us as we journey through a brief history of tea, beginning with its origins in the Far East, through its proliferation through Europe and America. We will discuss various tea-growing regions and some interesting tea customs and ceremonies, all the while, sipping on a variety of teas.

For ages 12 and up. Space is limited, reservations are required, please call 531-6333, x2665.
For those with food allergies, please be aware that samples may contain allergens.

Bonfils Blood Center

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

East Library Community Blood Drive

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 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

East Creative Writing Group

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & 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, August 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

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

Scribes and Bards

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Teen writers group for middle school students through college led by a published fantasy author

Tween (and Teen) Movie Night - Muppets Most Wanted

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 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 Muppets Most Wanted (PG, 112 min). No registration required. For ages 9-18 only! Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by someone 12-18 or have an adult in building.

Wig Out Wednesdays

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Come to the East Teen Center every Wednesday during August and September for a different program. We will provide the supplies, including wigs to wear during the program!

Speak Spanish Level 2

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 2 students will continue to develop vocabulary and verb conjugation.

Library Explorers

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

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

Speak Spanish Level 3

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 3 students will practice Spanish conversation and review grammar and language use with fellow Spanish learners.

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Speak English

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

Senior Social

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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.

Why detox ?

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn about if detoxing would help you. How to protect yourself from the unwanted toxins we are all exposed to everyday- by Michelle Eads M.D. (Limited to first 40 people.)

Speak English

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

Genealogy Program: Virtual Cemeteries

When: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Cemeteries are an invaluable source of information for the family historian. But when travel is not a viable option how do you research these final resting places? Online! Join us as we discover the treasures found walking through Virtual Cemeteries (like Find a Grave).

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

"Rear Window" PG, 112 minutes; Laid up with a broken leg, photojournalist Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to his sweltering, tiny apartment. To pass the time between visits from his nurse and his fashion model girlfriend Lisa (Grace Kelly), Jeffries watches his neighbors. He concocts a scenario in which one is a murderer. Alfred Hitchcock creates a crackling suspense film.

Speak English

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

Tea & Cookies with Local Author Glen Vollmecke

When: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Glenda Lee Vollmecke, author of "Intermission: A Place in Time", will talk about her autobiography - filled with British humor and the occasional suspense! Join us for a book talk and signing with tea and cookies. ("Intermission" is a finalist for the EVVY Awards! Find out more about the book on her website below.)

Speak English

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

Senior Social

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 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.

Memory Keeping Class

When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Do you have a ton of photos sitting in boxes, or on your computer? Turn them into beautiful pages for your own scrapbook. Your pictures and stories are a legacy that will last for generations.
Monique will walk you through easy step-by-step instructions. If possible, please bring 5 to10 photos (4x6).
Limited to 10 people; registration is required for this free program!

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GED Class

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

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GED Class

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

GED Class

GED Class

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

GED Class

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

GED Class

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

GED Class

GED Class

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

GED Class

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

GED Class

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

GED Class

ESL Class Registration

When: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL Class Registration

GED Class Registration

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

GED Class Registration

05/28/2009

New this year: an emphasis on toddlers and “tweens”

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Beginning Monday, children from birth to 18 are invited to visit the library for Pikes Peak Library District’s annual summer reading program. This year’s “Be Creative” program gives tots, tweens and teens a chance to showcase their artistic talents and enjoy imaginative performances from local puppeteers, storytellers, musicians, magicians, and actors.

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