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Monday Funday: Buttons

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - All Day
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Every second and fourth Monday in the East Teen Center, we will be hosting an all day craft project. Today, we will use a button maker to make custom buttons! Come join us and create something awesome!

Word III Class

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, we will explore long form document formatting, styles and Tables of Contents.
Prerequisites: Word I

Baby Time

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited to 10 babies with accompanying adult.
(20 minutes + 20 minute playtime)

Baby Time

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited. (20 minutes + 20 minutes playtime)

Donuts and Westside Pioneer

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Meet with other Westsiders over coffee and donuts to discuss issues in this month's online edition of Westside Pioneer. All are welcome(you don't have to be a Westsider).

Paper Crafting Class with Theresa Pingel and Jo Golden

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

If you've attended one of Theresa Pingel's and Jo Golden's paper crafting classes in the past, you know how much fun they are. Each participant will take home 2 finished projects. Beginners are welcome! All supplies are provided, including basic glue sticks, although if you have a preferred adhesive please bring it with you, and there is no charge, but you must register online at ppld.org or call 382-5347. (Must be 14 or older to attend.)

Music and Movement for 2 and 3 year olds

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Shake those wiggles out and have some fun! This 30-minute program consists of music and movement activities and a story. For two and three-year-old children, with a favorite adult.

Mellow Monday--Yoga

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Another manic Monday ahead? Start your day and week off right with Mellow Mondays, our weekly mind and body exercises to help you make it through the week. This week's exercise--Yoga!
Join us for an hour-long class in the Hatha Yoga style. This class is designed to give you a pretty good workout without being too difficult or demanding.
Participants should bring their own yoga mat if possible, along with a small towel, and water.
No registration is required for this free class.

Book Break

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

A short read-aloud session in the Children's Department that is particularly suitable for preschoolers.

Book Break

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive

A short read-aloud session in the Children's department that is particularly suitable for preschoolers.

Maker Monday: Learn to Crochet

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn to crochet at this Special Maker Session! Or are you stuck with your crochet pattern/project and need some pointers? Bring it along! Registration is suggested to make sure we have enough supplies.

Join our creative café! Enjoy coffee/tea and while making something with provided supplies (cards, sewing, jewelry, and more). Do you have a project you’ve been working on? Bring it along! Many supplies provided, no registration required, just drop by.

Senior Social Small Group

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at CH Study Room (paper sign-in)

The main Senior Social is the 1st Monday of each month. If you would like to meet additionally, you are welcome to come to this follow-up gathering on the 4th Monday of each month, for pleasant conversation.

PAWS to read

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Practice your reading with our furry friend!

Book Break

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

A short read-aloud session for preschoolers.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

Learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language and practice your conversational skills. No registration required. For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 1371

Baby Time

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Childrens Story Room

Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session gives babies the opportunity to hear lots of language and play with other babies. Space is limited. (20 minutes + 20 minute playtime)

Play with Library LEGOs

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Come and build LEGOs to your heart's content with fellow enthusiasts using the library LEGOs. Best for ages 5-12 and their families.

1-on-1 Resume or Interview Session

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at CH Study Room (paper sign-in)

Do you need help creating a successful resume or preparing for job interviews? CALL to sign up for a 1-on-1 session! A session is 45 minutes long, preferably Monday or Tuesday between 12 p.m.— 5 p.m.

Topics can include:

• What employers are looking for in a resume
• How to create a resume
• How to prepare for an interview
• How to respond during an interview

Please call or stop by today to schedule your 1-on-1 session.

Exploring Mindfulness, Discovering Delight

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Meditation and artful contemplation are great ways to
integrate mindfulness into our everyday lives.

Join instructor Joanna Bolek for an introduction to
the mindfulness and stress reduction practices
of meditation and mandala coloring. Open-entry/open exit classes (no registration required).

Joanna Bolek is a certified meditation instructor and art teacher. She has practiced meditation for over 30 years.

Six open entry/open exit classes, 1st and 3rd Mondays (Mar. 21, April 4 & 18, May 2 & 16, & June 6), 1-2:30 pm from March 21 through June 6.

Ruth Holley Crafter's Group

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

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

Summer Math- Math Practice (Grades K-6th)

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Keep up with your math skills over the summer. Drop in for free math practice and help with any math troubles.

Up Your Game (Brain Booster for Teens)

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Up Your Game - Brain Training for teens aged 12-18, through simple movement and drawing exercises. Boosting left-right brain functions helps with focus and concentration. This 3-week, 45 minute class is stimulating and fun! Find out about toe-drawing. Challenge yourself. See if you improve your abilities after the class. Please bring a water bottle

Makerbot 3D Printer Badging Class

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

Group badging for the Makerbot 3D Printers. After this training patrons will be "badged" to use the Makerbot 5th Generation and Makerbot Z18 3D printers during Open Hours. Walk-ins welcome if space allows.

Chess Club and Tabletop Gaming

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for an hour (or more?!) of fun and games playing chess and board games! Enjoy a game of strategy and cunning with this chess club for players of all experience levels. Compete again friends (new or old) or come beat the pants off the Sand Creek Staff. Refreshments provided!

Paws to Read

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

Children practice reading and building fluency by reading to a Paws- to-Read dog.