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English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC 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

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects (class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more) or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Paper Craft Class

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Join us for a creative and fun paper craft class! This class meets every other month on the third Tuesday with new projects each month! Register now -- space is limited to the first 15 Adults to sign up!

Hi-Country Newcomers

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

non-profit ladies group

Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue

Library programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Please contact Christine Dyar at 719-884-9672 to register. Check back monthly for program descriptions.

Library Explorers Make

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Strength without Weights

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Strength without Weights - More muscle means burning more calories and having more energy to do daily activities without fatigue. This 50 minute class will tone and strengthen your body using your own body weight and exercise bands.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

1-on-1 Resume or Interview Session

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 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.

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

Philip's Tai Chi of Colorado Springs

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

To promote Chinese culture through the practice of Tai Chi

Sit and Reach

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Sit and Reach - a 40 minute class of flexibility exercises to help reduce anxiety and stress plus give you better ability to do daily activities with greater ease. A chair is used as a prop for both sitting and standing exercises to stretch your muscles from head to toe.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:00 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.

Kaiser Permanente

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Medicare Advantage

German Conversation Group: NO MEETING THIS WEEK

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Brush up on your German language skills and make new friends! Come and have fun!!

Digital Photography as Art & Play

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

This month's topic: Intro to Digital Camera + Photo History

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.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

When: Tuesday, January 17, 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: Tuesday, January 17, 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

Yoga @ The Library

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 6:20 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join us for a free yoga class. Certified instructors will take you through a non-heated Vinyasa yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. No registration required.

PPME

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Cascade Water Meeting

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, January 17, 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.

Top 6 Franchise Opportunities in the Colorado Springs Market

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B2

Come learn about 6 franchise investment opportunities best suited to Colorado Springs demographics, lifestyle, and small business communities. If you're thinking that this all be fast food focused, you'll be pleasantly surprised. These are concepts that are not fast food at all, but have a strong need in the unique market that is Colorado Springs.

"My name is Cindy Rayfield, and I am a Colorado native. I grew up in Colorado Springs and have strong family ties to the community. I know this market well. As an experienced franchise consultant and seasoned business owner, I have placed many people in businesses all over Colorado, and I want to show people that opportunity is simply everywhere if you know where to look. Let me help you find it if business ownership is in your future."

Cindy is a Senior Franchise Consultant with FranNet, the most respected international franchise consulting firm. From the proprietary profiling process, to the placement of clients in their dream businesses, we are a company of professionals with a strong local focus offering face-to-face attention. We allow you to realize personal and financial independence through business ownership. Let FranNet guide you in making that transition from a corporate job to business ownership.

Pikes Peak Writers/Write Brain

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue

Free workshops on the craft of writing, business of writing, or the writer’s life