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Classes: Cheyenne Mountain Library

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Opening Reception: Cheyenne's Creative Community Art Project

When: Saturday, October 01, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100

Enjoy refreshments while chatting with the artists of the Cheyenne's Creative Community Art Project:
Daniel Allred
Laura Corr
Mark Enger
Pam Holnback
Jon Sargent
Linda Schwarz
Sharon Signorelli
James Van Hoy

No registration required for this free October National Arts Month program.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, October 03, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A reservation must be made and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

Acrylic Painting for Beginners with Robert Schmitz

When: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. This five class series is free and is intended for older adults who have not yet taken an acrylic painting class with Robert Schmitz at PPLD. This series runs from 9/27 through 11/1 with no class held on 10/11. Participants should be prepared to attend all five classes. All supplies will be furnished. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968, go online at ppld.org, or drop by any library branch.

Watercolor Workshop

When: Wednesday, October 05, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn to tell visual stories in a comfortable setting while learning basic watercolor techniques from experienced teachers. Registration required for this free workshop. All supplies provided.

Scrap Exchange

When: Saturday, October 08, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

In collaboration with Who Gives a SCRAP, we are holding a Scrap Exchange from noon until 4pm! It is free to attend. Bring your unused and unwanted scrap craft material and exchange them for "tickets" to "purchase" new-to-you craft supplies!

We will also have a fun craft going on, so you can take your time and check for new inventory! No registration necessary for this Colorado Maker Week program.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, October 10, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A reservation must be made and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

Digital Photography as Art & Play

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

This month's topic: Extending the Image

Do you love photography? Join our fun, free group perfect for anyone seeking to find or share tips and techniques, engage in digital photography discussions, or participate in community field trips. All adults welcome, including beginners. No registration required.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, October 17, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A reservation must be made and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

The Hook & Needle Nook

When: Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at CH Study Room (paper sign-in)

An informal crochet & knitting group that meets the 3rd and 5th Mondays at 10:30 a.m. in the Study Room. ALL levels of experience welcome! No registration required for this free group.

Library Explorers--Not-So-Scary Stories

When: Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

For adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities.
We’re celebrating fall with Not-so-Scary stories and a craft. Listen as PPLD’s master storytellers read intriguing tales and decorate your own mini pumpkin to take home. Come in costume if you dare!
Registration is suggested, but not required.

Acrylic Painting for Beginners with Robert Schmitz

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. This five class series is free and is intended for older adults who have not yet taken an acrylic painting class with Robert Schmitz at PPLD. This series runs from 9/27 through 11/1 with no class held on 10/11. Participants should be prepared to attend all five classes. All supplies will be furnished. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968, go online at ppld.org, or drop by any library branch.

Tween S.A.L.T. Program: Harry Potter Science!

When: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Have you ever wished you could go to school at Hogwarts? Mix potions! Create a monster! Test your Harry Potter knowledge and skills at this muggle location. Accio! Feel free to wear a costume.

S.A.L.T programs are Science, Art, Literature, and Technology based programs geared towards the 9 and up age group.

Yoga at the Library!

When: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Join us for a lighthearted, mindful yoga class. We will link our breath with our movement and cultivate present moment awareness as we practice yoga. All levels are welcome. Options for different levels will be offered--you're encouraged to make the practice your own. Please bring your own mat. No registration required.

Art & Wine

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Join us for an artist talk with Michelle McMahan at the library, then we’ll head to the G44 Gallery to view Michelle’s art, and finish up at Sovereignty Wines for a wine tasting!

Get your tickets at the door, but sign up today to reserve your spot ... for FREE!

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, October 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A reservation must be made and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

Maker Monday

When: Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

This month we will have fun with a few different Halloween DIY crafts. All supplies provided. Registration suggested to make sure we have enough supplies for everyone.

Do you have a project you’ve been working on? Bring it along!

Acrylic Painting for Beginners with Robert Schmitz

When: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. This five class series is free and is intended for older adults who have not yet taken an acrylic painting class with Robert Schmitz at PPLD. This series runs from 9/27 through 11/1 with no class held on 10/11. Participants should be prepared to attend all five classes. All supplies will be furnished. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968, go online at ppld.org, or drop by any library branch.

Yoga at the Library

When: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Join me for a creative, Vinyasa yoga flow that is approachable for all levels and ages. I am passionate about breathing, aligning and moving the body the way it's intended to move, with ease, grace and space. In this practice, you will be allowed that safe space to move like yourself through yoga asanas (postures) and develop balance, flexibility, and deep core strength. Uplift and strengthen your mind, body and spirit! Please bring a mat if you have one and I will bring a couple extra as well.

TEENS: Glow-in-the-Dark Pumpkins

When: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Drop in, have some scary snacks, and decorate your own glow-in-the-dark pumpkin to put in front of the library or take home! Ages 9-18. No registration required

The History of the Sandwich

When: Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

The story of the sandwich is a fun and interactive presentation for the whole family. We will explore the history and science behind the ingredients used to make sandwiches (making bread, curing meats and even making mayonnaise and mustard). At the end of the presentation, everyone will be able to enjoy a sandwich, prepared during the presentation. Food and drink included in presentation. Registration required.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, October 31, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A reservation must be made and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

The Hook & Needle Nook

When: Monday, October 31, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at CH Study Room (paper sign-in)

An informal crochet & knitting group that meets the 3rd and 5th Mondays at 10:30 a.m. in the Study Room. ALL levels of experience welcome! No registration required for this free group.

Acrylic Painting for Beginners with Robert Schmitz

When: Tuesday, November 01, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. This five class series is free and is intended for older adults who have not yet taken an acrylic painting class with Robert Schmitz at PPLD. This series runs from 9/27 through 11/1 with no class held on 10/11. Participants should be prepared to attend all five classes. All supplies will be furnished. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968, go online at ppld.org, or drop by any library branch.

Ceramics Class: Adorn the Tile

When: Thursday, November 03, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Have fun experimenting with multiple surface decoration techniques on clay tiles. This workshop is much more than a demonstration of styles, it’s getting a little dirty and exploring the endless ways of adorning clay tiles. No experience necessary. It’s all about enjoying the process and having some fun. Ages 16 and older. Registration required.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, November 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A reservation must be made and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.