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PPLD Foundation

When: Monday, November 10, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

Breakfast w/APPR Author Clifton Taulbert

All Pikes Peak Reads: Clifton Taulbert Lecture

When: Monday, November 10, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

Clifton Taulbert, co-author of All Pikes Peak Reads 2014 title Who Owns the Ice House?, will give a lecture entitled Uncle Cleve's Rules of Life.

All Pikes Peak Reads: A Conversation with Frank Schaeffer

When: Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

Join us for a lecture by Frank Schaeffer, author of the best-selling Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God. In partnership with Unity in the Rockies.

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NaNoWrMo Literature Copyright Class

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

A program on securing and managing copyright for your literature and other creative works in conjunction with National Novel Writing Month presented by Carla Myers.

Registration is preferred but not required.

Speak English Class

When: Friday, November 07, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 6

Speak English

Introduction to 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Friday, November 07, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

An introduction to Autodesk's free 3D Modeling software. Great for those who want to get started in designing their own models for 3D Printing. This class is for advanced computer users who are very comfortable with computer navigation and have experience using a variety of software including Microsoft Office products, but no previous 3D Modeling experience is needed.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS FULL.

Please register in person with a Library 21C Staff Member, or call 389-8968. Register online or learn more about the class by e-mailing dperez@ppld.org.

Excel I- 2013 Edition

When: Saturday, November 08, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet in Excel 2013.

Prerequisite: Word I or strong familiarity with the Microsoft Word program. Call 389-8968 to register.

If you have any questions, please email Hannah at hhall@ppld.org.

Meteorological Research and Education : Winter Weather Preparedness

When: Saturday, November 08, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

The purpose is to provide free in person classes to the public of Colorado Springs, and Vicinity to help people better prepare for disasters, and weather incidents in their local area.

Minding Your Business

When: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. This class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, and more. In addition, a tour will be given afterwards of Library 21c, highlighting the unique resources that are available here to help your business.

MS Word for Writers

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

In honor of National Novel Writing Month, this month's Word class is geared toward writers. We'll start with formatting a manuscript for publication, but will cover hints, tips, tricks, and all you need to know to help create a well-formatted document the easy way the first time (location subject to change).

Please include an email address when you register so I can send a reminder email and notify you of any changes to the class.

Speak English Class

When: Friday, November 14, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 6

Speak English

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 6

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.

Paper Craft Class

When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Lib21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Join our presenters for a creative and fun paper craft class. New projects every month. Register early!

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LEGO Club

When: Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Children's Room

LEGO enthusiasts of all ages, join us for our monthly LEGO club! We’ll provide the LEGOs, you bring the creativity! Open to everyone. Please do not bring your own LEGOs. (However, donations are gladly accepted!)

Adam Hooper: Live music

When: Sunday, November 02, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

Live music performance

FREE to public - Life Coaching, Personal / Professional Development

When: Monday, November 03, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 2

One-hour discussion about personal healing and change: integrate personal, professional and spirit within your life experiences and motivations. Transitions: Career, Health and Life Purpose. RSVP at: www.larryfontana.com

NaNoWriMo Write In

When: Monday, November 03, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Lib21c

Write in: Inside the Fishbowl (formerly the EHelp desk), M-TH 5-9PM.

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel.

PPLD is proud to support aspiring writers. In November, Monday - Thursday 5-9PM, the Fishbowl (formerly the EHelp desk)is reserved for NaNoWriMo'ers. We'll provide writing prompts, a little candy for motivation, and coffee!

Here on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday? Never fear! Library21c is full of convenient writer's nooks and hideyholes! Sign up at NaNoWriMo.org!

For more information feel free to email Cindy at Cskaggs@ppld.org

Why detox ?

When: Monday, November 03, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

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.)

Colorado Springs Scholarstic Chess Club

When: Monday, November 03, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Lib21c

Location: Window Bay near Maker Spaces.
Any age.

NaNoWriMo Write In

When: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Lib21c

Write in: Inside the Fishbowl (formerly the EHelp desk), M-TH 5-9PM.

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel.

PPLD is proud to support aspiring writers. In November, Monday - Thursday 5-9PM, the Fishbowl (formerly the EHelp desk)is reserved for NaNoWriMo'ers. We'll provide writing prompts, a little candy for motivation, and coffee!

Here on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday? Never fear! Library21c is full of convenient writer's nooks and hideyholes! Sign up at NaNoWriMo.org!

For more information feel free to email Cindy at Cskaggs@ppld.org

3D Printing Demo

When: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

View a demonstration of the library's 3D printers and find out what is needed to get started using these machines.
Must have a current Makerspace use agreement signed and it is recommended you attend Makerspace Safety 101.

Healthy Home Company

When: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 6

Information session

Odle Law, LLC

When: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

Estate planning seminar: For registration, please call 719.559.4099

Maker in Residence Studio Hours

When: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Come meet the maker in residence and see what she is working on.

Makerspace Safety 101

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Lib21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Required training to use the Makerspaces. Please provide your library card number in the notes field when you register.

Yoga Break

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

Yoga Break! Join Anna J. and PPLD staff for an hour long yoga break @Venue21c! All experience levels welcome.

FREE to public - Wordpress Web Design Overview

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 2

A FREE one-hour overview/training for Web Design with WordPress(be Proficient and Self-Sufficient.)

Please: RSVP at www.websimply.net

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Lib21c

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! This runs from 3:30 to 6 p.m.
We will not have AfterMath in the case of holidays or school weather closures

Guys READ: A boys book club

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

"Books, Food, Danger"
The mission of Guys Read is to motivate boys to read by connecting them with materials they will want to read, in ways they like to read. Older teen guys match with young guys to promote reading and literacy. Join us for a rowdy book discussion, snacks and craft. Ages 9+. Contact Staff for more information. Rphilipsen@ppld.org

NaNoWriMo

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Lib21c

Write in: Inside the Fishbowl (formerly the EHelp desk), M-TH 5-9PM.

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel.

PPLD is proud to support aspiring writers. In November, Monday - Thursday 5-9PM, the Fishbowl (formerly the EHelp desk)is reserved for NaNoWriMo'ers. We'll provide writing prompts, a little candy for motivation, and coffee!

Here on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday? Never fear! Library21c is full of convenient writer's nooks and hideyholes! Sign up at NaNoWriMo.org!

For more information feel free to email Cindy at Cskaggs@ppld.org

NaNoWrMo Literature Copyright Class

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

A program on securing and managing copyright for your literature and other creative works in conjunction with National Novel Writing Month presented by Carla Myers.

Registration is preferred but not required.

NaNoWriMo Write In

When: Thursday, November 06, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Lib21c

Write in: Inside the Fishbowl (formerly the EHelp desk), M-TH 5-9PM.

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel.

PPLD is proud to support aspiring writers. In November, Monday - Thursday 5-9PM, the Fishbowl (formerly the EHelp desk)is reserved for NaNoWriMo'ers. We'll provide writing prompts, a little candy for motivation, and coffee!

Here on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday? Never fear! Library21c is full of convenient writer's nooks and hideyholes! Sign up at NaNoWriMo.org!

For more information feel free to email Cindy at Cskaggs@ppld.org

Healthy Determination

When: Thursday, November 06, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

View a movie (with permission) ""Fed Up"" : free admission

Windows 8 Basics

When: Thursday, November 06, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

Become familiar with the parts of Microsoft Windows 8 by learning terminology, ways to open windows, how to toggle between windows and how to save and open files. Previous experience with PC, mouse and keyboard helpful. Call to register: 719-389-8968

Speak English Class

When: Friday, November 07, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 6

Speak English

Ravelry

When: Friday, November 07, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

Revelry is an online knitting and crochet group. They help one other.

Maker in Residence Studio Hours

When: Friday, November 07, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

Come meet the maker in residence and see what she is working on.

Introduction to 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Friday, November 07, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

An introduction to Autodesk's free 3D Modeling software. Great for those who want to get started in designing their own models for 3D Printing. This class is for advanced computer users who are very comfortable with computer navigation and have experience using a variety of software including Microsoft Office products, but no previous 3D Modeling experience is needed.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS FULL.

Please register in person with a Library 21C Staff Member, or call 389-8968. Register online or learn more about the class by e-mailing dperez@ppld.org.

05/21/2013

“Talking It Out: Getting to Agreement” is a unique photo and story exhibit that features Coloradans working together to solve problems. The exhibit tells the stories of people and communities who have made a choice to solve their problems constructively. It gives evidence of the changes that can be made when we deliberately choose collaborative conflict resolution methods.

Current

What: Homeschool Curriculum Swap
When: Thursday, June 27, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Where: East Library

FREE event: Homeschoolers can bring any curriculum that they are willing to share with other homeschoolers at this once a year SWAP!

No selling – all sharing – everything is FREE!

Call 531-6333, x1409 or e-mail gsohns{a}ppld.org if you plan on bringing items to swap so we'll have a table for you.

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Music and Movement

When: Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Children ages 3 and up, with a favorite adult, experience Music and Movement with Arren Quigley.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

Storytime

When: Thursday, November 06, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Children ages 3 and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannel boards, puppets, songs and craft activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm and rhyme in a playful environment

Friday FUN! Art!

When: Friday, November 07, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Art! is an interactive program for elementary-aged children, right after school. This week is ART! Fun, interesting art projects are created. Light snacks are provided.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

Storytime

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Children ages 3 and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannel boards, puppets, songs and craft activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm and rhyme in a playful environment.

Friday FUN! Board Games!

When: Friday, November 14, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday Fun is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week we play Board Games! Come join us for some new games - and challenge your friends at some of the older games! Light snacks are provided.

The Great Thanksgiving Turkey Standoff

When: Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave

Denise Gard and her dog Sienna are back! Sienna is hungry, as every dog is on Thanksgiving, but did she go too far when she stole the Turkey? Uh, Oh! Tales, woes, and drumsticks abound in these festive stories.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

Music and Movement

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Caregivers and children through 5 years old participate through movement to songs and rhymes. A fun one-on-one time with your child while fostering learning, coordination and a love of music.

Friday FUN:Tech Club!

When: Friday, November 21, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week is Tech Club! and activities include learning new programs and discovering all things techie.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

Storytime

When: Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Children ages 3 and up, with a favorite adult, experience stories through books, flannel boards, puppets, songs and craft activities. This program encourages emerging reading skills by engaging children with shapes, sounds, rhythm and rhyme in a playful environment.

Friday FUN! Movie Mania!

When: Friday, November 28, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Movie Mania! is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week is Movie Mania! Movies rated G and PG are shown. Light snacks are provided.

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Needles at the Library!

When: Monday, November 03, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join us at the Manitou Springs Library for knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, cross stitch or any kind of hand work. You'll find free patterns, needlepoint and knitting books, free yarn and good conversation. Bring your hand work projects and join us. Beginners to expert, all are welcome.

Aftermath

When: Monday, November 03, 2014 - 3:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Aftermath tutoring program with local scholars for all ages, all levels. No cost and no registration required.

Manitou Teen Anime/Manga Club

When: Saturday, November 08, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

A club for those in the 6th through 12th grades where we'll watch anime, talk about and draw manga, make crafts, and have snacks. No registration required!

Aftermath

When: Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Aftermath tutoring program with local scholars for all ages, all levels. No cost and no registration required.

Teen Program- Novel Characters Book Club

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Discuss any book you have read recently. Snacks provided.

AARP Mature Safe Driving Program

When: Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 8:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

The nation's first and largest classroom driver refresher course specially designed for motorists age 50 and older. Upon successfully completing the course, graduates may present their course completion certificate to their insurance agents for a discount. This is a full 8 hour course taught by AARP trainers. AARP members pay the instructor $12.00. Please bring your membership card. Non-members pay the instructor $14.00. They may complete the application form with payment for membership, collected by the instructor and submitted to national. Correct change or check is strongly encouraged. They must by 50 years or older. At the Cheyenne Branch, students need to bring a sack lunch that does not require refridgeration or a microwave.
Location: 103 Pawnee Ave.
Phone number: 719.495.5022

Aftermath

When: Monday, November 17, 2014 - 3:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Aftermath tutoring program with local scholars for all ages, all levels. No cost and no registration required.

Teen Craft- Necklaces and Bracelets

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Create necklaces and bracelets at the library!

Paper Crafting-Gifts and Cards

When: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave

Theresa Pingel and Sara Theiler will teach paper crafting-handmade cards, gift card holders, decorative Post-It holders and much more. Each participant will take home 2 completed projects. There's no charge for supplies. The class will be held across from the library at the Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave. Free parking behind the church.

What: Homeschool Lunch Bunch
Where: Fountain Library
When: May 1, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Summary: Passport to Adventure: Join us the first Wednesday of the month as we learn about countries, cultures, people and possibilities. Each month we'll explore someplace new through crafts, games, food and activities. Earn a stamp in your passport for each program you attend. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy after the program as you spend time getting to know other Homeschool families. Programs are geared toward elementary-age children but siblings older and younger are welcome!

Contact Jessica at jfreeland{a}ppld.org for more information.

What: Homeschool Lunch Bunch
Where: Rockrimmon Library
When: May 16th, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Summary: May 16, 1-3 pm will be a demonstration of the PPLD KidsWeb and getting ready for Summer Reading Program! Free!!

Register online, call 593-8000, or contact Tina at tlewis{a}ppld.org

10/01/2012

PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT
SEEK ~ ENGAGE ~ TRANSFORM

Media Advisory

Media Contact: Travis Duncan, Media Specialist
(719) 531-6333, x1202 tduncan@ppld.org

True Stories of Library Censorship Battles During Banned Books Week
All library programs are free unless otherwise noted.
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