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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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Introduction to 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:00 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.

Word 1 (Word 2013)

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

In this class you will become familiar with basic word processing skills necessary to create and save word documents by learning to read the Microsoft Word 2013 screen and entering and manipulating basic text.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics Lab and Windows 8 (or equivalent experience). Experience using a mouse and keyboard. Call 389-8968 to register.

Speak English Class

When: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 6

Speak English

Excel II- 2013 Edition

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn more complex tools, charts, formulas, and sorting of an Excel worksheet in Excel 2013.

Prerequisites: Completion of Excel I
Call 389-8968 to register, or register online.

Please email Hannah at hhall@ppld.org if there are any questions.

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 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.

Speak English Class

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 6

Speak English

Creative Music Concept

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

Introductory free class for small children.

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.

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.

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Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Christine at 884-9672 for more information.

Maximizing Your Social Security

When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 2

Education on Social Security

Yoga Break

When: Wednesday, October 22, 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.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Wednesday, October 22, 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

Introduction to 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:00 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.

Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce Foundation

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

Movie night fundraiser (showing movies from the RMWFF archives)

Mystery Lovers Book Group at Library 21c

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 2

Join us for a new mystery book each month. Coffee and lively discussion provided!

Word 1 (Word 2013)

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

In this class you will become familiar with basic word processing skills necessary to create and save word documents by learning to read the Microsoft Word 2013 screen and entering and manipulating basic text.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics Lab and Windows 8 (or equivalent experience). Experience using a mouse and keyboard. Call 389-8968 to register.

Speak English Class

When: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at B 6

Speak English

YARNETTES

When: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

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

3D Printing Demo

When: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 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.

UCCS Toastmasters

When: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

Officers meeting to confirm that we want to meet in Ent Conference in the future (in future on Friday's)

Weekend Warrior DIY: Pumpkins with Tools

When: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

Use different hand tools and create new ways to carve and decorate pumpkins. Must have a Makerspace Use Agreement on file. It is suggested that you attend Makerspace Safefty 101. Registration Required.

Chess and Checkers

When: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Lib21c

Enjoy playing chess and checkers at the library with your friends. We'll have all you need for a friendly game or two. Find us near the teen and maker spaces!

Excel II- 2013 Edition

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Lib21c at Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn more complex tools, charts, formulas, and sorting of an Excel worksheet in Excel 2013.

Prerequisites: Completion of Excel I
Call 389-8968 to register, or register online.

Please email Hannah at hhall@ppld.org if there are any questions.

Lana's Music Studio

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

Concert

Entertaining with Flowers for the Fall

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

Learn how to arrange flowers and decorations for Fall You will leave with the skill of decorating with Fall flowers. Space is limited and registration is required. No previous floral arranging experience necessary!

Makerspace Safety 101

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

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

Lit Unlocked

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Ent Conference Center

The LIST Paradigm explores four keys to culture that help “unlock” the meaning of a text and personally connect a student to a piece of literature. Race, culture and ethnicity become part of the discussion.

Ping Pong at Library 21c!!

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

Join us at Library21c for a fun afternoon of ping pong and camaraderie! Tables and equipment provided.

PAYO Showcase

When: Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

TBD-

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 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.

Colorado Springs Scholarstic Chess Club

When: Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Lib21c

Location: Window Bay near Maker Spaces.
Any age.

Cartooning 101

When: Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Lib21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

This four session program led by Instructor Philip Lane will teach you the basics of cartooning. Each session will be held in Make from 6:30-7:30. For ages 9-18. Registration is required and attendees must have completed liability form on file or bring on in on the first day.

Teen Game Tuesday

When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Tag

Every Last Tuesday! Games Games Games. Video Games, board games, role playing games. Bring your own or play ours. Different video game tournament every month. 5-8pm

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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Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, October 21, 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.

Story Times

When: Thursday, October 23, 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, October 24, 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.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, October 28, 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.

Story Times

When: Thursday, October 30, 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.

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.

Story Times

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.

Story Times

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.

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Teen Melted Crayon Pumpkin Art @ Community Congregational Church

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lawn

Teen melted crayon pumpkin art craft at Community Congregational Church of Manitou Springs (across the street from the library on Pawnee Avenue). Create melted art on a pumpkin that you can keep for the holiday!

Aftermath

When: Monday, October 27, 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.

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.

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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