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English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

For adults wanting to improve their workplace and every day English language skills. Classes provide instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Registration is required. New students must attend ESL Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check http://new.ppld.org/adult-education
Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

For adults wanting to improve their workplace and every day English language skills. Classes provide instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Registration is required. New students must attend ESL Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check http://new.ppld.org/adult-education
Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

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.

Colorado Springs Entrepreneurs Group

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Monthly Meetup

Speak English

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Speak English

Guided Meditation

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Destress and relax Thursday evenings with our Guided Meditation program. Pillows and chairs will be set up, bring a mat if you'd like. Session includes music and guided and silent meditation with our presenter Gina. Make this free session an essential part of your week, you won't regret it.

Speak English

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Speak English

El Paso County Dept. of Human Services @your library

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. 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

Tai Chi Basics

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive 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. philipselva@yahoo.com
Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Tai Chi 24 Form (Beginner)

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. For first-timers: You must take the Tai Chi Basics course. If you feel that you belong in a higher-level class, please arrange for a time to meet with the instructor to evaluate your Tai Chi form. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

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.

Speak French

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

An advanced conversation group: Patrons can contact Donna Becker @598-4038, Randy Horton @ 632-2006, or Nancy Augustus @ 578-8769 for information and questions.

Tai Chi 24 Form (Intermediate)

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. For first-timers: You must take the Tai Chi Basics course. If you feel that you belong in a higher-level class, please arrange for a time to meet with the instructor to evaluate your Tai Chi form. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Fifth Friday: Yarn-Dyeing Workshop

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Students will join instructor Deb Greer as she guides the class in dyeing cotton yarn, using the space dyeing method. Each participant will go home with their own skein and a free dishcloth pattern to use it! All supplies and equipment provided for this free class. Space is limited to the first 12 registrants ages 18+.

21st Century Toastmasters

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

club meeting

Tai Chi 24 Form (Advanced)

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

45 minute class with Philip Selva, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. For first-timers: You must take the Tai Chi Basics course. If you feel that you belong in a higher-level class, please arrange for a time to meet with the instructor to evaluate your Tai Chi form. Please consult your physician prior to participation in this program.

Chess and Checkers

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Boards are out in the Western Window Bay, come by for casual play and/or instruction. Free! Drop in!

Digital Sculpting with Meshmixer

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Looking for a different way to create 3D Models? Meshmixer gives you the power to sculpt chunks of digital clay to create unique shapes. From sculptures, to unique faces, to monstrous animal combinations, Digital Sculpting opens up the more freeform organic side of 3D Modeling.

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. Attending the "Intro to 3D Modeling with 123D Design" class is highly recommended.

This class is best suited for students 12 and over. Students 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Friday Flashback Movie: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Rated: PG-13. 108 min.

Cheyenne Mountain Chapter NSCAR

When: Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Monthly Meeting & Genealogy Workshop

Westside Counseling & LIfe Coaching

When: Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Domestic Violence Classes

Book Signing

When: Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Local author Susan G. Mathis will be reading from and signing her novel The Fabric of Hope about an 1850s Irish immigrant and a 21st-century single mom who are connected by faith, family, and a quilt. Copies of her book will be available for purchase. No registration necessary.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

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.

EspressGo Coffee Company

When: Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Coffee Sampling

Dianne Loraine

When: Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Law of Attraction Workshop