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Career Compass Lab

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn about library resources that can help with your job search, resume, and interviewing skills. Call 389-8968 to register!

East Chess Club--all ages!

When: Friday, August 01, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join others and play chess. Learn new moves and meet new people. This club is for all ages. All skill levels welcome. No registration necessary. Questions? Call 531-6333 x1319

Why detox ?

When: Sunday, August 03, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Learn about if detoxing would help you. How to protect yourself from the unwanted toxins we are all exposed to everyday- by Michelle Eads M.D. (Limited to first 40 people.)

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I

Learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language and practice your conversational skills. No registration required. For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 1371

ETC Movie Night - Divergent

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come enjoy a free movie in the East Teen Center! We are showing Divergent (PG-13, 140 min)No registration required. For ages 12-18 only! For PG-13 movies, 12-year-olds must be accompanied by someone 13 – 18.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Join fellow knitters and crocheters for fellowship and fun. Open to all ages. No registration required.

Wig Out Wednesdays

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Come to the East Teen Center every Wednesday during August and September for a different program. We will provide the supplies, including wigs to wear during the program!

Speak Spanish Level 2

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 2 students will continue to develop vocabulary and verb conjugation.

Speak Spanish Level 3

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 3 students will practice Spanish conversation and review grammar and language use with fellow Spanish learners.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Come join other teens and learn different stitches, patterns, and techniques! Feel free to bring your own supplies and knitting projects, but we will also have yarn and needles to use. For beginners to experts, ages 12-18 only.

Tween Twist Thursday

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Tween Twist Thursday is for children 9-12 years old. Tween's can stop by the Children's Department at East Library anytime between 6:30-8:00 p.m. for a fun and fabulous activity!

Tea Around the World presented by Judy Williams

When: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Food by the Book Program

Join us as we journey through a brief history of tea, beginning with its origins in the Far East, through its proliferation through Europe and America. We will discuss various tea-growing regions and some interesting tea customs and ceremonies, all the while, sipping on a variety of teas.

For ages 12 and up. Space is limited, reservations are required, please call 531-6333, x2665.
For those with food allergies, please be aware that samples may contain allergens.

Bonfils Blood Center

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

East Library Community Blood Drive

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I

Learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language and practice your conversational skills. No registration required. For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 1371

East Creative Writing Group

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

This adult group meets to discuss creative fiction and non-fiction writing and poetry, to share ideas with other writers, to work on writing exercises and more. Please contact the East writing group facilitator at 531-6333 ext. 1303 if you are interested in getting your writing on the list for this month's feedback and discussion.

We look forward to working with you!

Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

Scribes and Bards

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Teen writers group for middle school students through college led by a published fantasy author

Tween (and Teen) Movie Night - Muppets Most Wanted

When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come enjoy a free movie in the East Teen Center! We will be showing Muppets Most Wanted (PG, 112 min). No registration required. For ages 9-18 only! Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by someone 12-18 or have an adult in building.

Wig Out Wednesdays

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Come to the East Teen Center every Wednesday during August and September for a different program. We will provide the supplies, including wigs to wear during the program!

Speak Spanish Level 2

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 2 students will continue to develop vocabulary and verb conjugation.

Library Explorers

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

Speak Spanish Level 3

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Level 3 students will practice Spanish conversation and review grammar and language use with fellow Spanish learners.

Speak French

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice French. Some French language skills are recommended. For information, call 531-6333 x 1303.

TAB (Teen Advisory Board)

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Bring your voice, bring your friends, bring it on! Help plan and promote programs at the East Library. For more information call 531-6333, x1309.

Speak German

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice German. Some German language skills are recommended. For information, call 531-6333, x1315.

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Senior Social

When: Monday, August 04, 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.

Why detox ?

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn about if detoxing would help you. How to protect yourself from the unwanted toxins we are all exposed to everyday- by Michelle Eads M.D. (Limited to first 40 people.)

Speak English

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

Genealogy Program: Virtual Cemeteries

When: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Cemeteries are an invaluable source of information for the family historian. But when travel is not a viable option how do you research these final resting places? Online! Join us as we discover the treasures found walking through Virtual Cemeteries (like Find a Grave).

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

"Rear Window" PG, 112 minutes; Laid up with a broken leg, photojournalist Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to his sweltering, tiny apartment. To pass the time between visits from his nurse and his fashion model girlfriend Lisa (Grace Kelly), Jeffries watches his neighbors. He concocts a scenario in which one is a murderer. Alfred Hitchcock creates a crackling suspense film.

Speak English

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

Tea & Cookies with Local Author Glen Vollmecke

When: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Glenda Lee Vollmecke, author of "Intermission: A Place in Time", will talk about her autobiography - filled with British humor and the occasional suspense! Join us for a book talk and signing with tea and cookies. ("Intermission" is a finalist for the EVVY Awards! Find out more about the book on her website below.)

Speak English

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:00 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, August 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 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.

Memory Keeping Class

When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Do you have a ton of photos sitting in boxes, or on your computer? Turn them into beautiful pages for your own scrapbook. Your pictures and stories are a legacy that will last for generations.
Monique will walk you through easy step-by-step instructions. If possible, please bring 5 to10 photos (4x6).
Limited to 10 people; registration is required for this free program!

Speak English

When: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Speak English - Meyer

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GED Class

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

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GED Class

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

GED Class

When: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

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GED Class

When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

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GED Class

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

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GED Class

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

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ESL Class Registration

When: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL Class Registration

GED Class Registration

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

GED Class Registration

GED Class

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

ESL Class Registration

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL Class Registration

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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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District 20 event setup

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

Room setup

D20 Leadership Meeting

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Venue@21c

Staff meeting

D20 Leadership Meeting

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Library 21c at Ent Conference Center

Staff meeting

Speak English

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

Speak English - Summer 2014

Career Compass Lab

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn about library resources that can help with your job search, resume, and interviewing skills. Call 389-8968 to register!

Take down display

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

take down art

Toddler Time

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story 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: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument 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. Toddlertime builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.
(20-25 minutes)

Assoc of Peyronie's Disease Advocates

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library 21c-Public Study Rooms at B 4

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Toddler Time

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story 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)