InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Sunday, April 20. Happy Easter!

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Speak English

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

Senior Social

When: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Medicare Educational Seminar

When: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Questions and answers

Speak English

When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Saturday, May 03, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

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.

Senior Social

When: Monday, May 05, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Speak English

When: Wednesday, May 07, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

Photos of the Sochi Olympic Games

When: Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Mark Reis, Photojournalist for the Colorado Springs Gazette, shares his photography, journalism, and eight Olympiad experiences with the public.

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

"Saving Mr. Banks" PG-13, 125 minutes; The story of how Walt Disney
courted P.L. Travers into letting him option the rights to Mary Poppins is brought to the screen in this non-fiction drama starring
Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Colin Farrell and Paul Giamatti.

Maximizing Your Social Security

When: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Education on Social Security

Speak English

When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

Discover the Possibilities of Xeriscape

When: Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Gain inspiration from water-wise Colorado landscapes. Explore successful approaches that work in our climate. Learn what’s involved in renovating your yard toward one of sustainable beauty that withstands periodic drought. Join Molly Morris, a horticulturist with the Colorado Springs Utilities for this free program!

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Briargate Teen Anime/Manga Club

When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Study Room I & II

An entertaining club for teens in 7th through 12th grade where we'll watch anime, talk about manga, make some fun crafts, eat tons of snacks, and possibly plan fun cosplay events. No registration required!

GameStar Mechanics!

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Study Room I & II

GameStar Mechanic! Play Games, design games, share games. Ages 12+ welcome.

YARNETTES

When: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Community Events

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

Chess & Checkers

When: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Community Events

Come in for casual play at the library. All ages are welcome, no registration needed. We'll have the boards set up, ready to go. Join us!

Read it Before You See it! Tween Movie Night

When: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Community Events

A lot of our favorite books have been adapted for the big screen! Read the book and then watch the movie. April's book is The Hobbit by J. R. R. Martin. 4th Mondays of the month! Ages 9-13
Monday, February 24th 5-8pm

TAB (Teens Advisory Briargate) Members Meeting

When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Study Room I & II

TAB is a community service oriented group of teens that meets monthly to plan programs and community service projects. This dynamic group is a creative way to earn community service hours for school, scouts or any other purpose. Please contact Crystal at 719-531-6333 x 1810 for more information or to join the group.

Video games at the Library!

When: Thursday, May 01, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Study Room I & II

Teen and under rating on the Wii! Snacks

RAVELRY USER GROUP

When: Friday, May 02, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Community Events

Join local hand crafters of the Ravelry User Group to share ideas, socialize, and create!

LEGOs

When: Saturday, May 03, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Community Events

Bring your creativity and your camera to the library for casual LEGO fun. We'll have the tables filled with LEGOs, Duplos and Megablocks. Bring a friend and have some LEGO fun.

YARNETTES

When: Friday, May 09, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Community Events

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

BRIARGATE BOOK CLUB

When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Community Events

Join us for a lively discussion, activity, and refreshments!

Maximizing Your Social Security

When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Study Room I & II

Education on Social Security

Video games at the Library!

When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Briargate Library - 9475 Briar Village Point at Briargate Study Room I & II

Teen and under rating on the Wii! Snacks!

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ESL Class

When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL Class - Simona

ESL Class

When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL class- Gabriel Cobos

GED Class

When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class

ESL Class

When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL Class - Gabriel

GED Class

When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class

ABE Class

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

ABE Class

GED Class

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

GED Class - Michael

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL Class

ESL Class

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL Class Gabriel Cobos

GED Class

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class

05/28/2009

New this year: an emphasis on toddlers and “tweens”

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Beginning Monday, children from birth to 18 are invited to visit the library for Pikes Peak Library District’s annual summer reading program. This year’s “Be Creative” program gives tots, tweens and teens a chance to showcase their artistic talents and enjoy imaginative performances from local puppeteers, storytellers, musicians, magicians, and actors.

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Homeschool Art Show @ East Library Children's Dept.

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

View homeschool art in a special exhibition by area homeschool students. Art will be on display the entire month of April in the Children's Area at the East Library. Contact Gail at gsohns@ppld.org for more information.

Family Fun-Free Book! One Book for Colorado 2014

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Crafts! Food! Fun! Come and get your free copy (for all 4 year olds) of Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard. Sponsored by Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia and the Colorado State Library.

Family Fun - Inspector Magic!

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Inspector Magic!
More fun than a barrel of monkeys as you search for King Kong in the Dewey Decimal Classification System through a safari of books with magician Mark Weidhaas. Free, for all ages!

Mothers Of Murdered Youth

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

support group

East Teen Manga Club

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Special Event Anime showing in the East Teen Center.

Join teens excited about Manga and Anime for an afternoon of activities and snacks! We will have drawing supplies and other activities (you will help decide).

The Manga Club meets on the third Saturday of the month and is open to anyone ages 12 - 18. Adult volunteers are present at each meeting to help guide discussion and activities.

Fountain Farmers 4H

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Rabbit Meeting

Saturday Afternoon Movie- Disney's Frozen

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for Frozen rated PG and 108 minutes long.
After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa her sprightly sister Anna teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer named Kristoff and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the icy spell.

Refreshments will be provided.

Old Colorado City Council- OC3 Teen Advisory Board

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD!
You are invited to meet other teens and help plan future programs. Share your favorite books, music, movies, and games. Share your own stories, poems, art, and music. Suggest books and media for our shelves. Suggest movies or video games for teen nights. What interests YOU? Is there a club you want to start? Earn community service hours for your school. Friend us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/oldcoloradocitylibraryteens.It’s your library too!

Happy Needles

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Do you have a passion for needlecrafts? Come share your passion with others. Bring your project and join in the fun and fellowship. ALL ARE WELCOME!
For additional information, please contact Shawnee Graziano, 649-6192, lafeline@msn.com

PPLD: Closed for Easter Sunday

When: Sunday, April 20, 2014 - All Day
Where: Pikes Peak Library District

All libraries are closed.