Events

Home School Bowling Program!

Where: Brunswick Zone XL Interquest (1180 InterQuest Parkway 80921)
Starting Date: Wednesday, September 11 at 1 p.m.
Cost: $6.99 per student per week (pay an additional $4 a week and receive your own bowling ball)

This is a great way to meet other home school students and create a stronger support group for parent and students.

Contact Dennis or Eric at (719) 278-3861 for more info.

Space is limited!!

What: Homeschool Science Lab
When: 3rd Friday of every month starting in November
Where: East Library, 1-3 p.m.

Summary: Homeschooled students can use PPLD's science equipment for parent-assigned experiments, with the help of our volunteer. A parent must accompany the student.

The Homeschool Science Lab is open to all ages, and no registration is required!

Staff Contacts:
Tori Sparrow (vsparrow@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.

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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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Storytime

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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: Free Play!

When: Friday, April 18, 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 FREE PLAY! and activities include puzzles, card games, playdough, and other materials from our literacy center. Light snacks are provided.

Family Fun: Meet Olivia the Pig!

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Olivia is here for a visit and Sue, her owner, will teach you all about piggies. Make a piggy craft of your own to take home!
This event will meet at the Manitou Art Center (513 Manitou Ave).

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

This 20-minute program for toddlers and their adults features stories, rhymes, songs, and flannel boards. The 2nd Tuesday of the month, join us for Stay and Play, a time for toddlers and adults to visit together and play with materials from the Early Literacy Center.

Storytime

When: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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, April 25, 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 Movie Mania! Movies rated G and PG are shown. Light snacks are provided.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

This 20-minute program for toddlers and their adults features stories, rhymes, songs, and flannel boards. The 2nd Tuesday of the month, join us for Stay and Play, a time for toddlers and adults to visit together and play with materials from the Early Literacy Center.

Storytime

When: Thursday, May 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 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, May 02, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! 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, May 06, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

This 20-minute program for toddlers and their adults features stories, rhymes, songs, and flannel boards. The 2nd Tuesday of the month, join us for Stay and Play, a time for toddlers and adults to visit together and play with materials from the Early Literacy Center.

Storytime

When: Thursday, May 08, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

Stay and Play

When: Thursday, May 08, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

After Story Time, we welcome you to stay and play with us! We'll have fun toys, games and activities to enchance your child's early literacy learning! Geared toward children ages 2-5 with a favorite adult.

Friday FUN! Board Games

When: Friday, May 09, 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.

Family Fun: Colorado and the Ocean Connection

When: Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

The Traveling Sea with Hilary Penner invites you to come and be a fish as you “dive” and live underwater.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

This 20-minute program for toddlers and their adults features stories, rhymes, songs, and flannel boards. The 2nd Tuesday of the month, join us for Stay and Play, a time for toddlers and adults to visit together and play with materials from the Early Literacy Center.

Stay and Play for Toddlers

When: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

After Toddler Time, we welcome you to stay and play with us! We'll have fun toys, games and activities to enchance your child's early literacy learning! Geared toward children ages 2-5 with a favorite adult.

Storytime

When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

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.

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Manitou Springs Library Book Club

When: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

The Undercover Book Club for adults meets on the third Wednesday of each month, 4:00-5:00 pm at the library on the upstairs level. Refreshments will be served. Join us for a lively discussion! Call Susan at the library (685-5206) for this month's book selection.

Undercover Book Club

When: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

The Undercover Book Club will be discussing Typhoon by Joseph Conrad.
You may pick up a copy of the book at the Manitou Springs Library (ask at the desk) or there are many free downloads online. We will be passing out The People of the Book, by Geraldine Brooks for discussion at our May meeting. New members are welcome.

Teen Craft

When: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Teen Craft
Use your creativity to make necklaces and bracelets.

Urban Homesteading-Bees

When: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Christine Faith, nationally-known urban homesteading leader will present BEES-the history and basic elements of keeping urban honey bees. Honey bes are required for the natural ecosystem and are a component of agriculture and food productions. Learn how to keep bees and why urban bees are healthier than rural bees. Christine will answer your questions about keeping bees. Program will be held at the MAC in Manitou Springs, 513 Manitou Ave.

Needles at the Library!

When: Monday, April 28, 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 handwork. 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.

Free Comic Book Day

When: Saturday, May 03, 2014 - All Day
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Free comic books at Manitou Springs and all PPLD locations.

Needles at the Library!

When: Tuesday, May 06, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join us at the Manitou Springs Library for knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, cross stitch or any kind of handwork. 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.

Teen Book Club

When: Thursday, May 08, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Read any steampunk book and discuss with teen book club at Manitou Springs Library.

Transition Town Manitou Springs

When: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Transition Town Manitou Springs' theme for May is Fossil Fuel and the movie is entitled Gasland II. Join us for the movie with a discussion following.

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.
For more information, visit ppld.org.

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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

Learn About The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with Tom Tudor
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