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Programs for Adults: East Library

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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.

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

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

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 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, August 2, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, August 3, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 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.

Yoga@The Library

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 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, August 02, 2016 - 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.

Library Explorers Computer Lab

When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 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, August 2, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, August 3, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 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.

Amateur Hour Painting Party!

When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 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!

Registration is required.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, August 04, 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.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, August 04, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come join other teens and learn different stitches, patterns, and techniques! Feel free to bring your own supplies and knitting projects, but we will also have yarn and needles to use. For beginners to experts, ages 12-18 only.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, August 04, 2016 - 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Friday, August 05, 2016 - 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Saturday, August 06, 2016 - 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.

Food By The Book: Elegant Meals at Home

When: Saturday, August 06, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join Chef Michael Cotton of Your Personal Chef to learn how to create elegant meals at home. Chef Michael will prepare a chicken salad and share hints and tips on making an elegant meal at home. Chef Michael feels anyone can have a fine dining experience without the cost of one!

When: August 6, 2016 @ 1:30 p.m.
Where: East Library Community Meeting Room

Space is limited; Registration Required

Summer Saturdays: Outdoor Games- Bean Bag Toss

When: Saturday, August 06, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

The first and third Saturday of every month this summer, join us at MAKE @ East to build an interactive outdoor game. Bring yourself, or come with friends and family, and learn to make the following fun games:

June 4th— Ladder Golf Registration required.

June 18th— Build a Kite Registration required.

July 2nd— Sidewalk Chalk Registration required.

July 16th— Ring Toss Registration required.

August 6th— Bean Bag Toss Registration required.

August 20th— Outdoor Tic-Tac-Toe Drop-in program, no registration required.


This Saturday, join us as we make bean bags for bean bag toss! Registration is required. Please register only once per family/group and specify the number of people in your group in the notes field.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, August 08, 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.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, August 08, 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

Learn To Sew - Quilted Handbags

When: Monday, August 08, 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

East Creative Writing Group

When: Monday, August 08, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

This adult group meets to discuss creative fiction and non-fiction writing and poetry, to share ideas with other writers, to work on writing exercises and more. Please contact the East writing group facilitator at 531-6333 ext. 1302 if you are interested in getting your writing on the list for this month's feedback and discussion.
We look forward to working with you!

PowerPoint

When: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class you will learn how to create a basic slide show using some of the common functions of Microsoft PowerPoint.
Prerequisite: Word II. Call 389-8968 to register.

Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Annex

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