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Homeschool Hub: Library Programs

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Homeschool @ MO: Oil Pastel Art

When: Monday, February 26, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Monument Library at Monument Meeting Room

We will learn how to make beautiful pictures using oil pastels. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Homeschool @ High Prairie: Make Art

When: Thursday, March 08, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library at High Prairie Meeting Room

In March, we'll be making art! We'll take a look at the works of Georgia O'Keefe and discuss her style. Once we fill up on inspiration, we'll try our own hands at painting. Wear a shirt you don't mind getting dirty as paint is always messy

Get together with other homeschool families to participate in science, history and art related activities. Discover library resources to enrich self-directed learning for all ages.

Homeschool @ Rockrimmon: What Floats Your Boat?

When: Thursday, March 08, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Buoyancy? Displacement? Weight? Archimedes? Using a combination of discussion and hands on, we will learn what these words have to do with flotation. We will also discuss ways to give an object greater buoyancy before you design and create your own foil boat and see how many pennies it can hold before sinking.

Most suitable for ages 4+. Registration requested but not required at ppld.org, or 593-8000.

Homeschool Science @ East: Fire Safety

When: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library at East Community/Annex

The SafetyFactor program, presented by the Colorado Springs Fire Department for elementary-age students, teaches fire safety, the importance of wearing bike helmets, what students should know in an emergency situation, and knowing how and when to activate 9-1-1. There will also be a visit outside from the fire engine and firefighters of Station #14 (unless they are called into service). NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Kids 10 and older who are interested should register for the Combustion Lab Experience, listed separately. Homeschool Science @ East is a family program so parents are expected to accompany their students. Contact Jfleishhacker@ppld.org for more information.

Homeschool Science @ East: Combustion Lab Experience

When: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library at Children's Activity Room

Special Homeschool Science @ East Lab Experience. Ages 10 and Up only. **SPOTS ARE LIMITED--REGISTRATION REQUIRED**
Poof! Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. In this hands-on lab we produce chemical changes and see the fire triangle at work first-hand.

Homeschool @ High Prairie: Giant Map of Colorado

When: Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library at High Prairie Meeting Room

Explore our state's geography and history with other homeschooled families by playing fun interactive games on a giant vinyl map of Colorado! We will have this specially made map on loan from the Colorado Geographic Alliance. Activities will be geared towards elementary and middle school aged kids. Please wear socks as no shoes are allowed on the map.

Get together with other homeschool families to participate in science, history and art related activities. Discover library resources to enrich self-directed learning for all ages.

Homeschool @ Rockrimmon

When: Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join other homeschool families for a variety of activities throughout the year.

Homeschool Science @ East

When: Friday, April 20, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library at East Community/Annex

These awesome monthly programs, each featuring a different science topic, will offer kids an engaging variety of learning experiences. Homeschooled students of all ages and their parents are encouraged to participate. Our Homeschool Science @ East programs are scheduled from 1-3 p.m. on the third Friday of every month. This is a family program so parents are expected to accompany their students. Contact Jfleishhacker@ppld.org for more information.

Homeschool @ Rockrimmon

When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join other homeschool families for a variety of activities throughout the year.

Homeschool Science @ East

When: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library at East Community/Annex

These awesome monthly programs, each featuring a different science topic, will offer kids an engaging variety of learning experiences. Homeschooled students of all ages and their parents are encouraged to participate. Our Homeschool Science @ East programs are scheduled from 1-3 p.m. on the third Friday of every month. This is a family program so parents are expected to accompany their students. Contact Jfleishhacker@ppld.org for more information.