Yoga Break

When: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue@21c

Yoga Break! Join Anna J. and PPLD staff for an hour long yoga break @Venue21c! All experience levels welcome.

Introduction to 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

An introduction to Autodesk's free 3D Modeling software. Great for those who want to get started in designing their own models for 3D Printing. 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, but no previous 3D Modeling experience is needed. This class is best suited for students 13 and over. Students 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Makerspace Safety 101

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Required training to use the Makerspaces without a staff member. Please provide your library card number in the notes field when you register.

Studio Hours for Artist in Residence

When: Friday, April 03, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Come meet Artist in Residence RoxAnne Krute and see what she is working on.

Weekly Chess 3-5

When: Friday, April 03, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Every Friday, every week, chess is happening. For all ages. Bring a friend, bring your skills, let the chess battles begin. It's all casual, fun play. Our resident chess expert Tony will be around. See you in the window bay near Gaming.

Crafternoons in Make

When: Friday, April 03, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Come in and do a craft in the Make makerspace. Different craft every month! Must be at least 9 years of age and have signed a Makerspace Use Agreement. No registration necessary. All skill levels welcome!

Linking In to LinkedIn

When: Saturday, April 04, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B 6

A basic overview of the popular social media for professionals, LinkedIn. Topics to include setting up an account, managing your feed, developing a robust profile, & how to use LinkedIn to help you land that next big opportunity.

For this class, it's necessary you have basic computer proficiency.

Mountain of Authors

When: Saturday, April 04, 2015 - 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue@21c

Meet local authors and listen to panels discuss current trends in writing and publishing.
***Doors open at noon.***

Quilting Basics: The Tools of Quilting

When: Saturday, April 04, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

In the second of six programs on the basics of quilting. Learn how to cut fabrics with a rotary cutter, ruler, and cutting mat. Learn safety facts related to quilting.
Registration is necessary and space is limited. No quilting experience needed. Makerspace use agreement required. Makerspace Safety 101 suggested.

Excel I - 2013 Edition

When: Monday, April 06, 2015 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

In this class, you will learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet in Excel 2013.

Prerequisite: Word I or strong familiarity with the Microsoft Word program. Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.

If you have any questions, please email Nicole at ndeemes@ppld.org.

Windows 8.1 Basics

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Become familiar with the parts of Microsoft Windows 8.1 by learning terminology, ways to open windows, how to toggle between windows and how to save and open files. Previous experience with PC, mouse and keyboard helpful in this class. Call to register: 719-389-8968

Tai Chi

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Tai-Chi for adults. We will be on our feet the whole time working on slow gentle, extended movements that will strengthen muscles and improve endurance, balance, flexibility and coordination. Wear loose clothing and flat footwear. Bring water and hand towel as needed during exercise. All are welcome.

Laser Cutter/Engraver Demo

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

View a demonstration of the library's laser cutter/engraver and find out what is needed to get started using this machine.
Must have a current Makerspace use agreement signed and it is recommended you attend Makerspace Safety 101.

Philosophy at the Library

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue@21c

A series Celebrating UCCS' 50th Anniversary: " " by Rex Welshon, www.uccs.edu/philosophy

Simple Circuits

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Learn simple circuits using Inventor's Kits from SparkFun. Registration is required. Must have current Makerspace Use Agreement on file and be at least 12 years of age.

Briargate Book Club

When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B 6

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

Yoga Break

When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue@21c

Yoga Break! Join Anna J. and PPLD staff for an hour long yoga break @Venue21c! All experience levels welcome.

Studio Hours for Artist in Residence

When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Come meet Artist in Residence RoxAnne Krute and see what she is working on.

Literacy Make

When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Combining fun with learning is easier than you think. Let us help you with some new ideas to make literacy and learning fun. At this session of Literacy Make, Learn how to promote singing and play with your toddler by using shaker eggs and ribbon rings. Make shaker eggs and ribbon rings to take home and get some tips for how to use it to encourage singing and playing in your home. Parents, grandparents, and foster parents who provide care for children ages 0 - 5 are welcome! Adults only, no childcare provided. Registration required and space is limited!

3D Scanning Demo

When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

View a demonstration of the library's 3D scanner and discover how we create a 3D Model for printing based on a physical object. Learn what is needed to start using the scanner for your own prints as well.

Must have a current Makerspace use agreement signed and it is recommended you attend Makerspace Safety 101.

Minding Your Business

When: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business seminar from 9:00 am to 10:30 am on 4/9/15 at Library 21c at 1175 Chapel Hills Drive in the Petritz Learning Lab.

Beginning Collage on Canvas Techniques

When: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Beginning Mixed Media Collage on Canvas

In this 3-hour class you will learn about a variety of tools and techniques for creating a collage of mixed media on canvas. We will explore how to use conventional and non-conventional objects to apply pigment and create texture together with added bits and pieces to create a unique finished piece of art. Follow an example or make your own choices of what to include in your piece – there are no mistakes! You are encouraged to bring your own personal bits and pieces to use if you wish!
Registration is required. Patron must be 16 years of age to attend.

Word II - 2013 Edition

When: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Class Description: Builds on the basics learned in Word I. Learn additional formatting features such as: changing margins, fonts, and line spacing; insert and manipulate tables; spell check and thesaurus; headers and footers; using bullets and more.

Prerequisites: Word I. Call 884-9800 to register.

YARNETTES

When: Friday, April 10, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

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

Weekly Chess 3-5

When: Friday, April 10, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Every Friday, every week, chess is happening. For all ages. Bring a friend, bring your skills, let the chess battles begin. It's all casual, fun play. Our resident chess expert Tony will be around. See you in the window bay near Gaming.


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