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Library Programs for Adults

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El Paso County Dept. of Human Services @your library

When: Friday, February 23, 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

Speak English

When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Ent Conference Center

Speak English

Yarnettes

When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

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

Device and Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, February 23, 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, February 23, 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.

Toddler Time

When: Friday, February 23, 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, February 23, 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, February 23, 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, February 23, 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.

21st Century Toastmasters

When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Where: Library21c at Ent Conference Center

Communication, fun, and leadership

Calligraphy Basics with Sherry Weaver

When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

This workshop will cover basic elements of copperplate calligraphy. All supplies provided. Ages 16+. Registration required for this free program online or with staff at (719) 593-8000.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, February 23, 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--Escape from Alcatraz

When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Come enjoy free popcorn and a movie:

Ereader 1 -on- 1 sessions

When: Friday, February 23, 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

Chess and Checkers

When: Friday, February 23, 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.

Photo-Editing with GIMP

When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn to edit your photos without paying the hefty price tag for professional software like Photoshop or Corel. GIMP is a free downloadable software you can use at home to accomplish most of your photo-editing needs.

In this class, we'll teach you the basics of how to adjust the lighting in your pictures, crop out unnecessary parts, remove red-eye, edit the foreground and background elements, and more.

This class is for advanced computer users who are very comfortable with computer navigation and have experience using a variety of software including Microsoft Office products. Best suited for students 13+; Ages 9-12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Yarnie’s Army: Starting Your Quilt

When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library at Fountain Meeting Room

Now that you have an idea of the type of quilt or blanket you wish to create, bring your project in for more ideas, tips, tricks or advice. Plenty of space for blocking, other hands to assist, and even a few sewing machines, will help all our projects be the best they can be!

Adult Storytime

When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c at Atrium

Storytime is not just for kids! Enjoy a short story read by a librarian and join the following discussion.

This program supports the Winter Adult Reading Program (January 13 - March 14). Register online for the Winter Adult Reading Program at: https://ppld.beanstack.org/reader365

Seed Library Event: Straw Bale Gardening & Back to Eden Gardening

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library at High Prairie Meeting Room

Come learn about Straw Bale Gardening and the benefits & learn the Back to Eden method of gardening where simple natural methods can boost your harvest.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, February 24, 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.

SBDC

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library at SA Makerspace

Small Business Development Center... more info coming soon!

El Paso County Republican Party

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

caucus training for republican voters to conduct a caucus according to state statue

Freely Flowing Restorative Yoga

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Freely Flowing Restorative Yoga sessions, taught by local Yoga Instructor Leigh Spector, are designed to focus on restoring, relaxing, and resolving clarity of both the body and mind. All routines offer gentle poses, meditations, and movements--including alternative poses for beginners.

Please bring along a pillow or two and a yoga mat. Those with infants are welcomed to bring a "boppy" or breast-feeding pillow and can wear their infant in a sling for most of the poses.

All experience levels welcome (beginners through advanced).

Drop-ins welcome.

Celebrating the Buffalo Soldiers - Documentaries

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Come for an afternoon of fun, crafts, face painting, button making, exhibits, refreshments, door prizes, and more, to celebrate Black History Month! Hear the fascinating lecture, “U.S. Army Buffalo Soldiers: A Historical Snapshot.”

Celebrating the Buffalo Soldiers

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come for an afternoon of fun, crafts, face painting, button making, movies, exhibits, refreshments, door prizes, and more, to celebrate Black History Month! Hear the fascinating lecture, “U.S. Army Buffalo Soldiers: A Historical Snapshot.”