InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Mon., July 4, in celebration of Independence Day.
Old Colorado City Library will be closed Sat., July 2 - Wed., July 6 while their floors are refinished.

Events

01/04/2011

The Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District’s Winter Book Sale will run January 28 - 30 at East Library (5550 N. Union Blvd.) in the Community Meeting Room. Only Friends Members are invited on Friday, January 28 from 4 - 7 p.m. The general public is welcome on Saturday, January 29, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. On Sunday, January 30, there will be a $5 bag sale for the public from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., with bags supplied by the Friends.

Archived

Summer Math- Math Practice (Grades K-6th)

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Keep up with your math skills over the summer. Drop in for free math practice and help with any math troubles.

Summer Storytime: Where The Wild Things Are

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us for an interactive storytime! At this special storytime, we will read a story or two followed by a related activity or craft. A different kind of storytime, great for kiddos that like to be involved further in the stories they read. For children aged 3+ with a favorite adult.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

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. (20 - 25 minutes)

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

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. (20 - 25 minutes)

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

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. (20 - 25 minutes)

Tots and Blocks!

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Whether you and your child came for Toddler Time or not, two to five years olds are invited to come and play with blocks! Create something awesome and interact with other tots! Everyone can help get the toys out AND everyone can help with pick up, too.

7-Up: Mondrian Paper Art for Kids

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

With scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian-inspired art. For kids 7-12.

Kids On the Move!: Zumba Kids

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us for a different physical activity each week!

Stories & Stuff!: Go Bananas!

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

School age kids (5+) can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage with hands-on activities!

Summer Morning Fun: Johnny Appleseed’s Day Off by Merry-Andrew Afoot

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Ah, Johnny Appleseed! That pot-wearing, apple-planting, flute-tooting hero of the Earth! But suppose that for one day Johnny Appleseed rested his weary muscles. What do you supposed he would do? Well, maybe… PLAY!

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Creamy Mango Ice Cream

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Paws To Read

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. No registration required.

Fantastic Fridays: Color Run Melted Crayon Art (Ages 13 & Up)

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Fun programs for tweens & teens

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

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. (20 - 25 minutes)

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

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. (20 - 25 minutes)

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

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. (20 - 25 minutes)

Tots and Blocks!

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Whether you and your child came for Toddler Time or not, two to five years olds are invited to come and play with blocks! Create something awesome and interact with other tots! Everyone can help get the toys out AND everyone can help with pick up, too.

Kids On the Move!: Balloon Pop/Balloon Between Legs Relays

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us for a different physical activity each week!

Stories & Stuff!: Music and Movement

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

School age kids (5+) can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage with hands-on activities!

Summer Morning Fun: Busy Bees

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Are you interested in honeybees and beekeeping? Meet experienced beekeepers from Pikes Peak Beekeepers, who will bring some bees (in an enclosed observation hive). Learn about these fascinating bee-ings, and make a buzzy craft! (All Ages)

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Food Art

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Paws To Read

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. No registration required.

Fantastic Fridays: Just Bead It (Ages 9 & Up)

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Fun crafts with pony beads.

Outdoor Explorers Club!: Insect Hunt

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Come and join us as we explore the outside! We will do a different activity each week outside no matter what the weather is. Get in touch with nature, get some fresh air, and have fun! For ages 6-13.

Summer Math- Math Practice (Grades K-6th)

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Keep up with your math skills over the summer. Drop in for free math practice and help with any math troubles.


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Loving & Living with Special Needs

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Support Group for Special Needs Families

7-Up: Mondrian Paper Art for Kids

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

With scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian-inspired art. For kids 7-12.

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Creamy Mango Ice Cream

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Fantastic Fridays: Color Run Melted Crayon Art (Ages 13 & Up)

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Fun programs for tweens & teens

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Food Art

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Tai Chi & Qi Gong for Beginners

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join local instructor, Joel T., for this Tai Chi series as a way to meditate through movement. Find balance, energy, and freedom from the stresses of daily life!

Fantastic Fridays: Just Bead It (Ages 9 & Up)

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Fun crafts with pony beads.

Anime Club

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Meet other Anime lovers and watch anime videos/movies. Open to ages 13-18.

Outdoor Explorers Club!: Insect Hunt

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Come and join us as we explore the outside! We will do a different activity each week outside no matter what the weather is. Get in touch with nature, get some fresh air, and have fun! For ages 6-13.

Loving & Living with Special Needs

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Special Needs Support Group

7-Up: Wilderness Readiness for Kids

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Calling all adventurers! Test your mettle and practice your wilderness readiness skills. Learn how to survive if you get lost in the wild. For kids 7-12.

Lego Mania

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Show off your creativity with this family event.Please do not bring your own LEGOs and all masterpieces remain at the library. (However, donations are gladly accepted!)

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Pita Pizzas

When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Fantastic Fridays: Junk Drawer Science (Ages 9 & Up)

When: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Crazy science experiments with stuff from your average junk drawer. Registration required.

Happy Needles

When: Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Do you have a passion for needle crafts? This group has interest in all sorts of needle-related arts and crafts, including tatting, crochet, cross-stitch, knitting, embroidery and more. Bring your current project and join us as we enjoy one another's company and learn new techniques along the way.

Paper Crafting Creations

When: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us for a creative and fun project to make and take. Space is limited, so please register online or call 260-3650. This program is for ages 14 and up.

Kaiser Permanente

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Medicare Seminar

Art Journaling

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Learn about art journaling. For 16 and older.

Democratic Party

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Public Meeting with El Paso County Board of Commissioner Candidates.

Healthy Eating Cooking Adventures: Creamy Avocado Dip

When: Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us as we make a new healthy snack each week! For ages 9-18.

Tai Chi & Qi Gong for Beginners

When: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join local instructor, Joel T., for this Tai Chi series as a way to meditate through movement. Find balance, energy, and freedom from the stresses of daily life!

Fantastic Fridays: Fairy Tale Crafts (Ages 9 & Up)

When: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Make a glowing fairy bottle and other fantastic crafts.

Seed Library Event: Container Gardening

When: Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

More information to come!!

Loving & Living with Special Needs

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Special Needs Support Group


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Game On

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Love Video Games? From next generation to old school classics, stop by and play for a while!

Paws to Read

When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Come read your favorite stories to our special dog friend Tanner! Extra practice in reading, and a furry new friend in one!

Cheerful Chickens

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Laura Foye is back with her colorful chickens! Chicken crafts will be provided to extend the fun!

LEGO Club

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Join us for awesome LEGO build challenges and the chance to hang with other LEGO fans.

Stories & Stuff

When: Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

School-age kids can join us for amazing library adventures where they listen to exciting stories, engage in hands-on activities,wacky experiments,and crafts.

Popcorn and a Movie

When: Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Pop in for some movies and free snacks.

Game On

When: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Love Video Games? From next generation to old school classics, stop by and play for a while!

Stories & Stuff

When: Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

School-age kids can join us for amazing library adventures where they listen to exciting stories, engage in hands-on activities,wacky experiments,and crafts.

LEGO Club

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Join us for awesome LEGO build challenges and the chance to hang with other LEGO fans.


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Play with Library LEGOs

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and build with the library LEGOs. You will help get the LEGOs out AND you will help pick up and put the LEGOs away. Best for ages 5-12 and their families.

7-UP - Mondrian Paper Art for Kids

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Mondrian Paper Art for Kids – with scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian inspired art. Ages 7 and older, and their families.

Chess Club and Tabletop Gaming

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess and board games! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Baby Time

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited.

Summer Morning Fun - Johnny Appleseed's Day Off

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Johnny Appleseed’s Day Off by Merry-Andrew Afoot
Ah, Johnny Appleseed! That pot-wearing, apple-planting, flute-tooting hero of the Earth! But suppose that for one day Johnny Appleseed rested his weary muscles. What do you supposed he would do? Well, maybe… PLAY!

CSPD presents Paw Patrol

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

Come hear a Colorado Springs Police Officer read from Paw Patrol! Meet in the Children's Area.

Star Trek Movie Marathon: Insurrection (1998)

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
Rated: PG 103 min.

Stories and Crafts

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and listen to some great new stories and make crafts. Best for school age children, but preschoolers welcome if they bring a patient parent/grandparent with them.

Toddler Time

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

One,two and three-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. Program lasts 15-20 minutes.

Tots and Blocks

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Whether you and your child came for Toddler Time or not, two to five years olds are invited to come and play with blocks. Everyone can help get the toys out AND everyone can help with pick up, too.

Paws to Read

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

In the Children's Area. Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog.

Baby Time

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited.

Summer Morning Fun - Colorado Spring Utilities

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Ready, Set… Drink Water! By Colorado Springs Utilities
Get blasted by the cloud cannon, take a vapor shower, and race the Utilities water expert in a water relay! It’s all about water – keeps you healthy, happy and clean.

Star Trek Movie Marathon: Nemesis (2002)

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
Rated: PG-13 116 min.

Stories and Crafts

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and listen to some great new stories and make crafts. Best for school age children, but preschoolers welcome if they bring a patient parent/grandparent with them.

Toddler Time

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

One,two and three-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. Program lasts 15-20 minutes.

Tots and Blocks

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Whether you and your child came for Toddler Time or not, two to five years olds are invited to come and play with blocks. Everyone can help get the toys out AND everyone can help with pick up, too.

Paws to Read

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

In the Children's Area. Children may practice reading skills by reading to a Canine Good Citizen certified dog.

Play with Library LEGOs

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and build with the library LEGOs. You will help get the LEGOs out AND you will help pick up and put the LEGOs away. Best for ages 5-12 and their families.

7-UP - Wilderness Survival for Kids

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Calling all adventurers! Test your mettle and practice your wilderness readiness skills. Learn how to survive if you get lost in the wild. Ages 7 and older, and their families.

Chess Club and Tabletop Gaming

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess and board games! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Baby Time

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited.

Summer Morning Fun - Have a Field Day!

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Have a Field Day!
Have a field day with a sack race, relays, weight-lifting, hula hoops and more. Make yourself a medal when you are finished!

Star Trek Movie Marathon: Star Trek (2009)

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Star Trek (2009)
Rated: PG-13 127 min.

Stories and Crafts

When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and listen to some great new stories and make crafts. Best for school age children, but preschoolers welcome if they bring a patient parent/grandparent with them.


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Stories & Stuff at Ruth Holley

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Summer Morning Fun: BooHoo Crew at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Clint and Steph from The Boo Hoo Crew are part of the most rocking kids band on the planet. They're loud, energetic, sometimes ridiculously silly, but always engaging. Fun for the whole family!

Paws to Read at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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.

Summer Friday Fun at Ruth Holley: Mondrian Paper Art

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Mondrian Paper Art for Kids – with scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian inspired art.

Summer Morning Fun: Ready, Set… Drink Water! at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Get blasted by the cloud cannon, take a vapor shower, and play a water game with a Utilities water expert! It’s all about water – keeps you healthy, happy and clean. By Colorado Springs Utilities.

Paws to Read at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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.

Lego Mania at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Tweens and children (ages 12 and under) come to the library to build and create with Legos! Parents are welcome to join in the fun.

Summer Friday Fun

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Summer Friday Fun

Stories & Stuff at Ruth Holley

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Summer Morning Fun: Cheerful Chickens at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Laura Foye is back with her colorful chickens! Chicken crafts will be provided to extend the fun!

Paws to Read at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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.

Summer Friday Fun: Wilderness Readiness for Kids at Ruth Holley

When: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Calling all adventurers! Test your mettle and practice your wilderness readiness skills. Learn how to survive if you get lost in the wild.

Stories & Stuff at Ruth Holley

When: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Summer Morning Fun: Shake, Rattle and Roll! at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready for a rollickin’ good time moving to the beat as you learn some fun dances and get low, really low, for the Limbo. Recommended for ages 6 & up.

Paws to Read at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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.

Toddler Time at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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.

Summer Friday Fun

When: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

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Music and Movement for 2 and 3 year olds

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Shake those wiggles out and have some fun! This 30-minute program consists of music and movement activities and a story. For two and three-year-old children, with a favorite adult.

Art for Tweens

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Mondrian Paper Art for Tweens– with scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian inspired art.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year olds and caregivers.) Approximately 20 minutes.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year old children and caregivers.)Approximately 20 minutes.

Stay and Play Story Time

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Come read, rhyme and rock! A very interactive storytime that engages children ages two to five and their favorite adults in stories and songs in which everyone participates. After storytime, we invite you to stay and play with us! We’ll have fun toys, games and activities to enhance your child’s early literacy learning!

Stories & Stuff

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Author Talk with Lisa M. Bolt Simons

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Lisa M. Bolt Simons, author of Faribault Woolen Mill: Loomed in the Land of Lakes. Author Lisa M. Bolt Simons, former resident of the Rockrimmon area, will discuss her writing process and her research into the renowned Faribault Woolen Mill. Book signing and light refreshments to follow. Come discover the history and heritage woven into this iconic American brand. Please register for this FREE event online or at (719) 593-8000.

Summer Morning Fun- Cheerful Chickens

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Laura Foye is back with her colorful chickens! Chicken crafts will be provided to extend the fun!

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year olds and caregivers.) Approximately 20 minutes.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year old children and caregivers.)Approximately 20 minutes.

Stay and Play Story Time

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Come read, rhyme and rock! A very interactive storytime that engages children ages two to five and their favorite adults in stories and songs in which everyone participates. After storytime, we invite you to stay and play with us! We’ll have fun toys, games and activities to enhance your child’s early literacy learning!

Stories & Stuff

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Summer Morning Fun- Cretaceous Creatures by the Dinosaur Resource Center

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join the Dinosaur Resource Center and learn about dinosaurs, flying reptiles and marine reptiles that were around in the Cretaceous period about 65 million years ago. Touch claws, teeth and skulls of these marvelous animals. There is reference material to take home along with coloring sheets and you can even play a bean bag game about dinosaurs. We love questions, so come with yours and be sure and bring your camera!

Music and Movement for 2 and 3 year olds

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Shake those wiggles out and have some fun! This 30-minute program consists of music and movement activities and a story. For two and three-year-old children, with a favorite adult.

Wilderness Survival for Tweens & Teens

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Wilderness Survival for Tweens & Teens

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year olds and caregivers.) Approximately 20 minutes.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year old children and caregivers.)Approximately 20 minutes.

Stay and Play Story Time

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Come read, rhyme and rock! A very interactive storytime that engages children ages two to five and their favorite adults in stories and songs in which everyone participates. After storytime, we invite you to stay and play with us! We’ll have fun toys, games and activities to enhance your child’s early literacy learning!

Stories & Stuff

When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Summer Morning Fun- Dynamic Dance Parties

When: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Get ready to rock the day away with streamers, shakers, music, and lots of movement! Recommended for ages 7 and under and their grownups.

Music and Movement for 2 and 3 year olds

When: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Shake those wiggles out and have some fun! This 30-minute program consists of music and movement activities and a story. For two and three-year-old children, with a favorite adult.

DIY Garden Stepping Stones, Part 1

When: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Learn how to make your own mosaic garden stepping stone and bring your creation home with you! All materials will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring any pieces of glass or ceramic that you would like to use.

This class will meet on Monday, July 18 to lay tiles and set the cement, and on Friday, July 22 to complete the stone after the cement has set.

All ages welcome, but children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Each participant must register online or at (719) 593-8000 for this FREE class.

Get in the Game: DIY Yo Yo Tricks, Face Paint, and Cup Stacking

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Come have some fun learning how to do cool yo-yo tricks, fast cup-stacking, and awesome face painting! Artists will be on hand to demonstrate and show you how. Ages 9-18. Part of the Summer Reading Program for kids and teens.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year olds and caregivers.) Approximately 20 minutes.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This program gives toddlers an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading. (For one and two-year old children and caregivers.)Approximately 20 minutes.


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Baby Time

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited to 10 babies with accompanying adult.
(20 minutes + 20 minute playtime)

Summer Reading 7-Up Program - Mondrian Paper Art for Kids

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Come create Mondrian Paper Art! At this event, for children 7 and older only, kids will create Mondrian inspired art using scissors and tape.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Summer Morning Fun - BooHoo Crew - a Concert for Kids

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Clint and Steph from The Boo Hoo Crew are part of the most rocking kids band on the planet. They're loud, energetic, sometimes ridiculously silly, but always engaging. Fun for the whole family!

Paws To Read

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!




LEGOs

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Come and enjoy a lazy LEGO afternoon Thursdays, June 30 at 2 p.m. in the Penrose Library Children's area What will you build next?

Summer Morning Fun - Cretaceous Creatures by the Dinosaur Resource Center

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Join the Dinosaur Resource Center and learn about dinosaurs, flying reptiles and marine reptiles that were around in the Cretaceous period about 65 million years ago. Touch claws, teeth and skulls of these marvelous animals. Bring your questions and your camera!

Children's Literacy Center

When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Reading tutoring for elementary students. Registration with Children's Literacy Center is required.



Storytime

When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Books, activities, and fun for children 3-7 years old.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Summer Morning Fun - Have a Field Day

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Have a field day with a sack race, relays, weight-lifting, hula hoops, and more. Make yourself a medal when you are finished!

Paws To Read

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!




LEGOs

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Come and enjoy a lazy LEGO afternoon Thursdays in June and July at 2 p.m. in the Penrose Library Children's room. What will you build next?

PAW Patrol Book Break with CSPD Officers

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Love PAW Patrol on Nickelodeon? Join CSPD Officers for a fun story and activity from the series!

Summer Morning Fun - Dynamic Dance Parties

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Get ready to rock the day away with streamers, shakers, music, and lots of movement! Recommended for ages 7 and under with their grownups.

Children's Literacy Center

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Reading tutoring for elementary students. Registration with Children's Literacy Center is required.



Storytime

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Books, activities, and fun for children 3-7 years old.

Baby Time

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited to 10 babies with accompanying adult.
(20 minutes + 20 minute playtime)

Summer Reading 7-Up Program - Wilderness Readiness for Kids

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Wilderness Readiness for Kids! Calling all adventurers ages 7 and older! Test your mettle and practice your wilderness readiness skills. Learn how to survive if you get lost in the wild.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Rhymes, books, and songs for children 1-2 years old.

Summer Morning Fun - Ready, Set...Drink Water! By Colorado Springs Utilities

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Get blasted by the cloud cannon, take a vapor shower, and play a water game with a Utilities water expert! It’s all about water – keeps you healthy, happy and clean.

Paws To Read

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose-Children's Floor

Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with one of our loveable Paws to Read dogs!





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Summer Morning Fun - The Elstun’s Magic: Strength in Numbers Show

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

The Elstuns are a real live married magic team. Two magicians equal twice the magic and twice the magic equals double the fun! Master Magician Dave Elstun, Entertaining Educator Connie Elstun, and a real live wizard rabbit present an exciting, family-friendly comedy show!

7-up Mondrian Paper Art for Kids

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

With scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian-inspired art. For ages 7 and up.

Toddler Time

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway at Palmer Lake Community Events

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. (20-25 minutes). Toddler Time is offered MOST Fridays at Palmer Lake Library. Please call 481.2587 to confirm - no registration required.

Summer Morning Fun - Dynamic Dance Party

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

Get ready to rock the day away with streamers, shakers, music, and lots of movement! Recommended for ages 7 and under with their grownups.

Toddler Time

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway at Palmer Lake Community Events

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. (20-25 minutes). Toddler Time is offered MOST Fridays at Palmer Lake Library. Please call 481.2587 to confirm - no registration required.

Summer Morning Fun - Busy Bees

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

Are you interested in honeybees and beekeeping? Meet experienced beekeepers from Pikes Peak Beekeepers, who will bring some bees (in an enclosed observation hive). Learn about these fascinating bee-ings, and make a buzzy craft! (all ages)

Toddler Time

When: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway at Palmer Lake Community Events

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. (20-25 minutes). Toddler Time is offered MOST Fridays at Palmer Lake Library. Please call 481.2587 to confirm - no registration required.

Living w/ Wildlife:

When: Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

Wildlife Officer, Steve Cooley, will give a brief introduction to Colorado wildlife and their habitats. He will tell us how to bear-proof our homes. He will teach us what to do if we encounter bears or lions. Officer Cooley will bring lots of interesting wildlife objects for a fun hands-on experience.

Summer Morning Fun - Zumba for Kids

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway

Perfect for our youngest Zumba fans! Kids 4-11 years old get the chance to be active, socialize with friends, and jam out to their favorite music. Presented by My Gym of Colorado Springs

Toddler Time

When: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library - 66 Lower Glenway at Palmer Lake Community Events

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. (20-25 minutes). Toddler Time is offered MOST Fridays at Palmer Lake Library. Please call 481.2587 to confirm - no registration required.


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Stories & Stuff

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Summer Morning Fun: Eric West’s Music for Kids

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Westside Community Center (1628 W. Bijou St 80904 )

Eric West’s program is a fun, audience-involved musical
adventure. With his trunk filled with homemade, ethnic
and “found” instruments, dancing limberjacks, and
puppets, Eric gets everyone involved!

Mondrian Paper Art for Kids 7-Up Summer Program

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Mondrian Paper Art for Kids – with scissors and tape, kids will create Mondrian inspired art.For ages 7 & up

No Stories & Stuff due to library closure!

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

No Stories & Stuff

No Paws to Read due to library closure!

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

No Paws to Read

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Summer Morning Fun: Critters Galore! By Kathy’s Kritters

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Westside Community Center (1628 W. Bijou St 80904 )

Get a close up look at a variety of animals, including
hedgehogs, turtles, snakes, and other fascinating reptiles!
Add to the fun by making some creative animal crafts!

Tween Tech Club

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Don't just play video games---Create one yourself! Learn how computer programs are built using a fun software program, Scratch. It allows you to put together blocks of code to make your characters, games, and animated cards work. We will explore additional types of fun software in future sessions. Ages 9-12

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Join library staff for a free 45 minute walking tour of historic Old Colorado City. No registration necessary, but groups should call ahead. Please come prepared for weather--sunny or cool accordingly. In case of rain, a slideshow will be presented in the library meeting room. Contact David if you have questions.

Family Craft Night-Puzzle Making

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

Come build your own puzzle. Children ages 7-12 accompanied by an adult are encouraged to join us the first for this special craft night.

Stories & Stuff

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

This program gives an introduction to the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few special stories as a first step to reading for 1 and 2-year-old children and caregivers.

Summer Morning Fun: Zumba for Kids by My Gym of Colorado Springs

When: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Westside Community Center (1628 W. Bijou St 80904 )

Perfect for our youngest Zumba fans! Kids 4-11 years old
get the chance to be active, socialize with friends, and
jam out to their favorite music.

Wilderness Readiness for Kids-7-Up Summer Program

When: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Calling all adventurers! Test your mettle and practice your wilderness readiness skills. Learn how to survive if you get lost in the wild. For ages 7 & up.

Stories & Stuff

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

School age kids can join us for a special library adventure where they listen to lively stories and engage in hands-on activities.

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog.


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