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Library Programs for Adults

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All Library Programs for Adults

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El Paso County Dept. of Human Services @your library

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library at Sand Creek Adult Education Room next to the large study room

Meet with a DHS professional and…
•Get questions answered about SNAP, Health First Colorado, Colorado’s Medicaid Program and Open Enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act, and other programs.
•Find out how to apply for assistance.
•Complete your application for SNAP and Health First Colorado, Colorado’s Medicaid Program and Open Enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Monday & Wednesday – 9am to 5pm
Friday – 10am to 5pm
For more information visit dhs.elpasoco.com or call 719-444-5124

Speak English

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Ent Conference Center

Speak English

Device and Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library at Penrose Bay Area

For patrons with specific trouble shooting needs or help beyond the materials covered in other library computer classes. If the user just needs beginner instruction, sign them up for computer basics, internet basics, word, etc. Remind the patron to bring their device to the appointment if possible.

Tai Chi Basics

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Library21c at Western Window Bay

Begin your Tai Chi journey HERE with the Basics. Class is 45 minutes long. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Everyone welcome. Learn from Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Word II Class

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library at East Learning Lab

In this class, become familiar with more advanced formatting features of Microsoft Word to make a professional looking page. Call 389-8968 to register.
Prerequisites: Word I

Toddler Time

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: Palmer Lake Library

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)

Qi Gong

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Western Window Bay

Learn Qi Gong with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. No experience necessary. Everyone welcome. philipselva@yahoo.com
Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Speak French

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library at Pine Room

An advanced conversation group. Patrons can contact Donna Becker at 719-598-4038 or Randy Horton at 719-205-1454 for more information.

Tai Chi 37 Form (All Levels)

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Certified Tai Chi Instructor Philip Selva. philipselva@yahoo.com
Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library at Make @ East

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Senior Matinee--The Bridges of Madison County

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Come enjoy free popcorn and a movie: The Bridges of Madison County. 135 minutes, PG-13, 1995

Pinnacle Functional Medicine, PLLC

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library at Cheyenne Meeting Room

alzheimers prevention and reversal series session

Ereader 1 -on- 1 sessions

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library at CH Study Room (paper sign-in)

Do you need help with your Kindle, IPad, IPhone and Android tablets?
Don't know how to download library EBooks?

Sign up to schedule your 1 -on- 1 session by calling or stopping at the library

Authors in the Movies: Virginia Woolf

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library at Fountain Meeting Room

Spend the afternoon with “The Hours”, the powerful story about three women of different generations whose lives are interconnected by Virginia Woolf’s novel, “Mrs. Dalloway” and how the writing of the book changed Woolf herself. Popcorn and beverages provided.

Chess and Checkers

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Western Window Bay

Join us for casual play, the boards will be out, ready for you and your friends to enjoy these two fabulous games. All are welcome.

The Money Cause

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library at Fountain Meeting Room

To educate the community on financial topics and provide financial needs analysis to all who would like one for free during Financial Literacy Month.

Seed Library Event: Seed Saving

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library at High Prairie Meeting Room

Go green with PPLD and learn how to harvest your seeds from your garden.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library at Make @ East

During Open Hours MAKE @ East is available for patrons to work on their own projects while a trained PPLD staff member is present. Equipment and supplies are available on a first come basis.

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Create a Pollinator Friendly Landscape

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Go Green with PPLD! Learn the ins and outs of creating pollinator friendly landscapes and transform your yard into a bee and butterfly sanctuary. See more birds and beneficial insects! Learn about native pollinators. Help our bees survive. Invite nature in and discover the joys of hosting a healthy pollinator habitat! From the current situation to the basic needs, we will cover it all!

Instructor is: Becky Elder, PCD, EC Certified Permaculture Designer, Environmental Consultant

Sustainable Yoga - Move Better, Feel Better

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Join us for a sustainable yoga class, focusing on corrective movements to help you move and feel better while improving your alignment, mobility and strength. Ideal for all levels. Please bring a mat and any props you may have, but some will be available to borrow. No registration required.

Internet Genealogy – The Unusual and Less Obvious

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Unearthing your hidden ancestors and their social history online. Focused on U.S. websites that are: free, less obvious, helpful to family historians, and even a little entertaining. Also, selected websites for discovering the social history of your ancestors and enhancing your genealogy resources will also be covered. Part 1 of 2 part genealogy series, continued May 12. Registration required for each event.

Gil For Colorado

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This meeting will acquaint people with the process of canvassing a neighborhood, passing out informational flyers, and cultivating fresh voters.

Crafting for a Cause-CANCELLED

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library

Event has been cancelled.

Strategy Strikes Back-How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave

What does modern military conflict have in common with Star Wars? Major Matt Cavanaugh,author, contributor to The Gazette and Manitou Springs resident, will explain how the Star Wars movie franchise has much to say about real life warfare waged in our own time and place. 30+ top military,and strategic specialists, diplomats, counterinsurgency strategists,war journalists, sci-fi writers and ground-level military officers explain the art of war through the Star Wars films.
The program is 30 minutes followed by q&a.
Join us for this very interesting and educational program. Refreshments will be served.
Copies of Strategy Strikes Back-How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict will be available for those interested.

Elmohr Iris Society

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library at East Community Meeting Room

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