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Computer Basics and Windows 8 Basics

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Library 21c at Computer Lab

This class will occur in two parts, students will be signing up for both parts. Part 1 will be Computer Basics: Introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer & simple tasks. No previous computer experience required.
Part 2 will be Windows 8 Basics: 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.


August 5th- Computer Basics
August 6th- Windows 8 Basics

Call 389-8968 to register

Computer Basics and Windows 8 Basics

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Library 21c at Computer Lab

This class will occur in two parts, students will be signing up for both parts. Part 1 will be Computer Basics: Introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer & simple tasks. No previous computer experience required.
Part 2 will be Windows 8 Basics: 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.


August 5th- Computer Basics
August 6th- Windows 8 Basics

Call 389-8968 to register

Microsoft Publisher 2013 Basics

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Library 21c at Computer Lab

Learn the Basics of Microsoft Office Publisher 2013. Experience with computer and mouse recommended. Call 389-8938 to register.
Class limited to 12 participants.

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Library 21c 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.
Call 719-495-5022 to make a reservation.

Microsoft Publisher 2013 Basics

When: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Computer Lab

Learn the Basics of Microsoft Office Publisher 2013. Experience with computer and mouse recommended. Call 389-8938 to register.
Class limited to 12 participants.

Computer Basics and Windows 8 Basics

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Library 21c at Computer Lab

This class will occur in two parts, students will be signing up for both parts. Part 1 will be Computer Basics: Introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer & simple tasks. No previous computer experience required.
Part 2 will be Windows 8 Basics: 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.


August 19th- Computer Basics
August 20th- Windows 8 Basics

Call 389-8968 to register

Computer Basics and Windows 8 Basics

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Library 21c at Computer Lab

This class will occur in two parts, students will be signing up for both parts. Part 1 will be Computer Basics: Introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer & simple tasks. No previous computer experience required.
Part 2 will be Windows 8 Basics: 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.


August 19th- Computer Basics
August 20th- Windows 8 Basics

Call 389-8968 to register

Paper Craft Class

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library 21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

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

ABE Class

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library 21c at B 6

ABE Class - Steve

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Ravelry

When: Friday, August 01, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at B 6

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

Dragon Theater Productions

When: Friday, August 01, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

Pikes Peak Library District and Dragon Theater Productions, a program of Imagination Celebration, to perform "Aladdin" and "The Arabian Nights," two original adaptations featuring performers of all ages and who can make the rehearsal commitment. Tickets will be $10 for community members and $5 for students, with discounts for those who attend both shows.

Dragon Theater Productions

When: Friday, August 01, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Pikes Peak Library District and Dragon Theater Productions, a program of Imagination Celebration, to perform "Aladdin" and "The Arabian Nights," two original adaptations featuring performers of all ages and who can make the rehearsal commitment. Tickets will be $10 for community members and $5 for students, with discounts for those who attend both shows.

Why detox ?

When: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at B 6

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.)

LEGO Club

When: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library 21c 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!)

Dragon Theater Productions

When: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

Pikes Peak Library District and Dragon Theater Productions, a program of Imagination Celebration, to perform "Aladdin" and "The Arabian Nights," two original adaptations featuring performers of all ages and who can make the rehearsal commitment. Tickets will be $10 for community members and $5 for students, with discounts for those who attend both shows.

Dragon Theater Productions

When: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Pikes Peak Library District and Dragon Theater Productions, a program of Imagination Celebration, to perform "Aladdin" and "The Arabian Nights," two original adaptations featuring performers of all ages and who can make the rehearsal commitment. Tickets will be $10 for community members and $5 for students, with discounts for those who attend both shows.

Makerspace Safety 101

When: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

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

Dragon Theater Productions

When: Sunday, August 03, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

Pikes Peak Library District and Dragon Theater Productions, a program of Imagination Celebration, to perform "Aladdin" and "The Arabian Nights," two original adaptations featuring performers of all ages and who can make the rehearsal commitment. Tickets will be $10 for community members and $5 for students, with discounts for those who attend both shows.

Dragon Theater Productions

When: Sunday, August 03, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Pikes Peak Library District and Dragon Theater Productions, a program of Imagination Celebration, to perform "Aladdin" and "The Arabian Nights," two original adaptations featuring performers of all ages and who can make the rehearsal commitment. Tickets will be $10 for community members and $5 for students, with discounts for those who attend both shows.

Computer Basics and Windows 8 Basics

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Library 21c at Computer Lab

This class will occur in two parts, students will be signing up for both parts. Part 1 will be Computer Basics: Introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer & simple tasks. No previous computer experience required.
Part 2 will be Windows 8 Basics: 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.


August 5th- Computer Basics
August 6th- Windows 8 Basics

Call 389-8968 to register

Drop-in Teen Craft: Yarn Fonts!

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library 21c

Use embroidery thread and pipe cleaners to create words and signs for your locker, room, whatever!

Makerspace Safety 101

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Required training to use the Makerspaces.

Healthy Home Company

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library 21c at B 6

Information session

Computer Basics and Windows 8 Basics

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Library 21c at Computer Lab

This class will occur in two parts, students will be signing up for both parts. Part 1 will be Computer Basics: Introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer & simple tasks. No previous computer experience required.
Part 2 will be Windows 8 Basics: 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.


August 5th- Computer Basics
August 6th- Windows 8 Basics

Call 389-8968 to register

PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

Behind a Community Icon:
The presenter is Michelle Johnson, Superintendent for the Air Force Academy

Yoga Break

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

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

PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

Behind a Community Icon:
The presenter is Michelle Johnson, Superintendent for the Air Force Academy

Guys READ: A boys book club

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Guys READ a BOYS ONLY Book Club
"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. ccarter@ppld.org

Microsoft Publisher 2013 Basics

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Library 21c at Computer Lab

Learn the Basics of Microsoft Office Publisher 2013. Experience with computer and mouse recommended. Call 389-8938 to register.
Class limited to 12 participants.

Makerspace Safety 101

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Library 21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Required training to use the Makerspaces.

Family Organic

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

Information session

Homeschool Resource Fair

When: Friday, August 08, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

Over 40 local groups, organizations, and individuals offering educational and extra-curricular opportunities for homeschooling families will participate in this year's Homeschool Resource Fair! Come talk with representatives about theater, dance, art, music, public speaking, sports, aviation, robots, curriculum sources, enrichment programs, college enrollment, scholarships, support groups, and Colorado Homeschooling Law.

YARNETTES

When: Friday, August 08, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!

Chess/Checkers

When: Friday, August 08, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library 21c

Join us for casual games of chess and checkers. Bring a friend or two, boards are all set up for you. Security guard Tony will be there, as a fine resource for us all. Find us near the teen maker spaces!

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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Cool Science for Kids!

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Kids, come have fun trying out science experiments while your parents enjoy the lawn concert. Join Cool Science Guy Marc Straub on the library lawn Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 p.m. as he shows off some awesome experiments. Get your FIZZ-BOOM-READ going on Tuesday evening!

Cool Science for Kids!

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Kids, come have fun trying out science experiments while your parents enjoy the lawn concert. Join Cool Science Guy Marc Straub on the library lawn Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 p.m. as he shows off some awesome experiments. Get your FIZZ-BOOM-READ going on Tuesday evening!

Friday Fun! Back-to-School Party

When: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Come celebrate the end of summer vacation and beginning of school with fun and refreshments on the agenda!

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Needles at the Library!

When: Monday, August 04, 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.

Free Library Lawn Concert

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

Free concert on the Manitou Springs Library lawn. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music with family and friends. In case of bad weather, concert is moved to Manitou Art Center at 515 Manitou Ave.

Manitou Teen Anime/Manga Club

When: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

A club for teens in 7th through 12th grade where we'll watch anime, talk about and draw manga, make crafts, and have snacks. No registration required!

Free Library Lawn Concert

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

Free concert on the Manitou Springs Library lawn. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music with family and friends. In case of bad weather, concert is moved to Manitou Art Center at 515 Manitou Ave.

Teen Program- Novel Characters Book Club

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Discuss any book you have read recently. Snacks provided.

Free Library Lawn Concert

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

Free concert on the Manitou Springs Library lawn. Bring a picnic supper, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music with family and friends. In case of bad weather, concert is moved to Manitou Art Center at 515 Manitou Ave.

Undercover Book Club

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join us for a lively discussion and refreshments. The book club choice may be picked up at the library's front desk. Everyone is welcome.

Teen Craft- decorative collage items

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Have snacks and make decorative collage items to keep.

From Rock 'n' Roll to Rock-a-Bye: Hit Song Induced Flashbacks

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

How and Why Hit Song Induced Flashbacks Can be Effective as a Drug.

During the 1970’s and 80’s, Terry Woodford was a hit record producer, songwriter, engineer and music publisher for top acts such as: The Commodores, Jimmy Buffet, The Temptations, Alabama, Hank Williams Jr., Wayne Newton, Barbara Mandrell, Jerry Butler, John Kay of Steppenwolf, The Supremes and many others. He left the entertainment industry to create and spread the use of his therapeutic music to comfort and help people sleep. He has sold over 3.4 million copies of his recording of traditional nursery songs with a heartbeat rhythm to calm infants, children, adults and even dogs. Terry will reveal how and why listening to favorite songs from your past can be as powerful and mood altering as a drug. He will explain how hit recordings were crafted to move you. His Heartbeat Lullabies have been discovered to counteract the symptoms caused by Insomnia, Anxiety, PTSD, Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Chronic pain. All attendees receive a free Heartbeat Lullabies CD to comfort your baby, your dog, or yourself.

Aftermath Tutoring

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 6:30 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.

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
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