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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2014 General Election-Setup

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - All Day
Where: Lib21c-Conference/Study Rooms at B 1

Polling Place

book sale set-up

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

book sale set-up

Private Animal program for Cedar Springs

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Cathy will show animals for the children of Cedar Springs.

Book Break

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: Lib21c

A short read-aloud session in the Children's department that is particularly suitable for preschoolers.

Teen Unhappy Hour

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Come celebrate Halloween by sharing your favorite creepy story. Snacks provided. Costumes encouraged!

Slapstick Films

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Showing Halloween themed movies with Laurel & Hardy, and Abbott & Costello.

Paws to Read

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog.

Pumpkin Decorating- All Ages Welcome!

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Decorate pumpkins before you go Trick or Treating! Pumpkins and other decorations provided.

Tri lakes crafters

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Knit, crochet, quilt, etc.

Friday Fun

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come join us for an after school adventure. We'll provide the supplies, you bring your imagination. Light snacks will be served.
Ages 12 & under.

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