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Programs for Adults: East Library

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MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, April 28, 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, April 29, 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.

Decoupage

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Bring in a small box, or make one with the laser cutter. Then we will decorate it with magazine clippings, wrapping paper, or photographs to make a special creation!

Ages 12 and up. Registration is required.

Introductory Stained Glass

When: Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

This class will teach students how to create a beautiful 3 dimensional stained glass hanging treasure using a lead encasement technique. This is an introductory course, covering areas of pattern development, glass cutting, glass shaping, encasement techniques, soldering, cleaning, and care of stained glass. Students will be provided with the basic essentials needed to complete each project to include tools, equipment, glass and safety glasses.

Ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

This program involves working with potentially hazardous chemicals and materials. If you are pregnant or nursing, please do not attend.

Closed-toed shoes and long pants MUST be worn by attendees. Registered attendees without proper attire will not be allowed to participate.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 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.

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.

Learn to Sew - Table Runners

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Students will learn to sew a table runner while working on the
fundamentals of sewing. Basic knowledge of sewing notions
and how to use a sewing machine are required.
Upon registration, students will be given a supply list for class.
For ages 18 and up. Space is limited.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Register at the Ask Desk or by calling (719) 531-6333 x 1314.

American Sign Language Class

When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at E1

Learn the basics of American Sign Language in this 8-week course from April 3-May 22. Registration is required. For information, call 531-6333, ext. 1371.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 1:00 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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, May 2, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 2-4 p.m.
Wednesday, May 3, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4 p.m.

Yoga @ The Library

When: Tuesday, May 02, 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, May 02, 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.

Library Explorers Computer Lab

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Open computer lab for Library Explorers, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Knit One & Crochet Too!

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Bring a project to work on, share ideas, and socialize with fellow knitters and crocheters. No registration required.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, May 2, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 2-4 p.m.
Wednesday, May 3, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4 p.m.

Amateur Hour Painting Party!

When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

It’s time for a painting party! Amateur artists are invited to experiment with watercolors and acrylics at this fun and informal program. We’ll supply the brushes, paint, and paper; just bring yourself and a friend!

Ages 16 and up.

Spanish Conversation Group

When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at F1

This is an informal Spanish conversation group, including intermediate-advanced students and native speakers. It is not an instructional time and no English is spoken during the meetings. It is an opportunity to enjoy and practice speaking and learn casually from more experienced speakers. The group welcomes new participants as well as ideas for activities or topics of discussion. We meet every Thursday from 1:30-3 pm.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring - All Ages, All Levels

When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in!

We will not have AfterMath in the case of holidays or school weather closures.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, May 04, 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.

Speak English

When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Speak English

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, May 05, 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, May 06, 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.

Free Comic Book Day

When: Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Readers of all ages are welcome to celebrate Free Comic Book Day in the East Teen Center! We will have free comics donated by Escape Velocity available and fun activities! Stop by for your free comic!

Calligraphy Basics

When: Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

This introductory program will cover the various elements of calligraphy, with examples being provided for each of the two hands. Right- and left-handed attendees are both welcome!

Topics included will cover:
• calligraphy terminology
• how to set up a work area
• proper nib preparation
• pros and cons of the pointed pen and chisel edged pen
• how to hold a pen (it varies, based on the nib!)
• the best inks, gouache, acrylics and water colors for pointed and chisel edged pens
• the different papers and how they react to the pen and ink
• how to line your paper for the different sized nibs and the different slants.
• how to make letter forms with each of the different pens

Ages 16 and up. Registration is required.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, May 08, 2017 - 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.

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.

Learn to Sew - Table Runners

When: Monday, May 08, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Students will learn to sew a table runner while working on the
fundamentals of sewing. Basic knowledge of sewing notions
and how to use a sewing machine are required.
Upon registration, students will be given a supply list for class.
For ages 18 and up. Space is limited.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Register at the Ask Desk or by calling (719) 531-6333 x 1314.