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Society of Children's Book writers and illustrators-Southern CO members

When: Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Connect and Critique Session - members and interested children's writers meet and discuss industry news, problem solve writing issues, and exchange portions of their work for critique and feedback.

SCBWI Mission: The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, is one of the largest existing organizations for writers and illustrators. It is the only professional organization specifically for those individuals writing and illustrating for children and young adults in the fields of children’s literature, magazines, film, television, and multimedia. Our mission is to support the creation and availability of quality children’s books around the world. We accomplish this by fostering a vibrant community of individuals who bring books for young readers to the public including writers, illustrators, translators, editors, publishers, agents, librarians, educators, booksellers, bloggers, enthusiasts and others. We provide education and support for these individuals and the community through our awards, grants, programs and events. We strive to increase the quality and quantity of children’s books in the marketplace, and act as a consolidated voice for writers and illustrators of children's books worldwide.

Sunday Yoga@The Library

When: Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

A certified instructor will take you through a Hatha yoga flow class emphasizing basic poses, correct alignment, and breathing techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga mat/towel, blocks, and straps. This class is FREE and appropriate for all levels. No registration required.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 9:00 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.

Bonfils Blood Center

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Community Blood Drive

Life Circles

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Writing memories of life experiences. A supportive writing group that provides the discipline, inspiration, and structure to accomplish your writing goals.

Knit One, Manitou!

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join us for needle work, tea and good conversation the first Monday of every month. Free yarn and patterns.

Mellow Monday--Coloring for Adults

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

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--Adult Coloring!

Coloring can help you relax and clear your mind while getting artistic. All supplies will be provided.


Senior Social

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, August 01, 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

1-on-1 Resume or Interview Session

When: Monday, August 01, 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.

Learn To Sew - Quilted Handbags

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

In this 3-series class, students will learn to sew a quilted handbag with an exposed zipper. Students will learn very basic quilting skills as well as sewing in the round. In order to take this class, students must have completed Sewing 1 and 2 OR have complete knowledge of sewing notions, basic fabric preparation, pressing, and sewing machine skills. Upon registration, students will be given a supply list for the class. For ages 18 and up. Space is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call (719) 531-6333, x1314 to register

Virtual Pro Se Clinic

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Self-represented litigants/pro se patrons (representing yourself in court without a lawyer) are welcome for a walk-in session with a volunteer attorney to discuss your legal issue in a 10-15 minute private session. The sessions are held via webcam in the library's study room. You will not be represented by the volunteer attorney, but can have a discussion about your legal issue which will provide you guidance while representing yourself through whatever legal proceeding you are pursuing.

Pikes Peak Coalition for STEM Education

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Monthly STEM workshop for elementary educators

Tai Chi Class

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

With daily practice of this gentle art, one gains physical strength, grace in motion, coordination of the entire body, and a sense of calm and serenity.

Stitch in the Ditch

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Community Crafters event

Stitch-

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Stitch-Wits welcomes all stitchers (knitters, crocheters, piecers, etc.)to come stitch in community. Monthly programs (show and tell, library information, swaps, celebrations, and more) add variety to the weekly schedule. Come as often/little as you wish.

Holistic Moms Network Front Range Chapter

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Monthly Meeting

Windows 8.1 Basics

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 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

No Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

No lab today. Our regular schedule, every Tuesday 9-11 a.m. resumes next week. Laptops will be available for checkout upstairs as always.

Kindermusik International

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Ongoing pre-school music class

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 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.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere

Meditation and Well Being

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Meditation and Well Being
Come as you are and begin the journey to your desired Emotional Well-Being. This practice will use a combination of guided and silent meditation. Seating provided or bring your own mat.

AARP Smart Driver Course

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

The cost for the course is $15 for members of AARP, and $20 for non-members. We prefer payment in the form of checks made out to AARP, but we will accept cash. Any aged person may attend, but the Insurance Discount only applies to those 55 years old and above. Court Directed persons (those who need a class to regain a driver’s license that the Court has held) are welcomed. Our Instructors are authorized to sign off related court documents. The class lasts 4 hours Class sign-in begins 15 minutes prior to the class. Pre-class reservations are requested, but we may accept a few walk-ins, space and materials limited. Call (719) 685-2242 for reservations.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 pm. This month we'll be discussing The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls.