Linking In to LinkedIn

When: Monday, March 02, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B 2

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.

Tai-Chi

When: Tuesday, March 03, 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.

Philosophy at the Library

When: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue@21c

A series Celebrating UCCS' 50th Anniversary: "At fifteen my heart and mind were set upon learning: What we can learn from Confucius about the value of education," by Geoff Ashton, www.uccs.edu/philosophy

Simple Circuits

When: Tuesday, March 03, 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.

3D Printing Demo

When: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

View a demonstration of the library's 3D printers and find out what is needed to get started using these machines.
Must have a current Makerspace use agreement signed and it is recommended you attend Makerspace Safety 101.

Yoga Break

When: Wednesday, March 04, 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.

Makerspace Safety 101

When: Friday, March 06, 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.

Weekly Chess!

When: Friday, March 06, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive

Every Friday, 3-5 pm, we'll have the chess sets out! Bring a friend, have some fun. Our resident expert Tony will be around then. See you at the tables near Gaming!

Crafternoons in Make

When: Friday, March 06, 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!

Introduction to 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Friday, March 06, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 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.

Chinese Dragon Shadow Puppets

When: Saturday, March 07, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

In this class, each participant will make a replica of traditional Chinese shadow puppets using modern materials. Using a template, we will learn cutting techniques, and how to add color, make joints, and how to manipulate the puppet. Registration is required. Patron must be at least 16 years of age. This is a program as part of the Maker in Residence Program.

Speak French

When: Sunday, March 08, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B 2

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice French. Some French language skills are recommended. For information, call 650-1699.

Crochet Basics

When: Monday, March 09, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Learn to get started with crocheting. Find out what you need and what you can do. No experience or registration is necessary. Suggested monthly projects will be provided.

Maker in Training

When: Monday, March 09, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

For young adults to learn how to use different tools within the Makerspace. Each monthly program will highlight a different with an activity. Registration is necessary. Program for 12-18 year olds.

Excel I - 2013 Edition

When: Monday, March 09, 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, March 10, 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, March 10, 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.

Makerspace Safety 101

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy 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.

Briargate Book Club

When: Wednesday, March 11, 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!

Laser Cutter/Engraver Demo for Businesses

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

View a demonstration of the library's laser cutter/engraver with a business perspective. Find out what is needed to get started using the laser and also see some ideas and example projects that you could use the laser for to help your business.

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

Yoga Break

When: Wednesday, March 11, 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 Photo-Editing with GIMP

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Interested in touching up some pictures, but can't afford the price tag for professional software like Photoshop or Corel? Not to worry! 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.

Literacy Make

When: Wednesday, March 11, 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 talking and writing with your toddler by using a felt board. Make a felt board to take home and get some tips for how to use it to encourage talking and writing 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 Printing Demo

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

View a demonstration of the library's 3D printers and find out what is needed to get started using these machines.
Must have a current Makerspace use agreement signed and it is recommended you attend Makerspace Safety 101.

Word I - 2013 Edition

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Class Description: Word I: Become familiar with basic word processing skills necessary to create and save word documents by learning to read the Microsoft Word screen and entering and manipulating basic text.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics Class or Windows 8 plus experience using a mouse and keyboard. Call 884-9800 to register.


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