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Programs for Adults: East Library

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Library Explorers Make

When: Tuesday, February 21, 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, February 21, 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.

Yoga @ The Library

When: Tuesday, February 21, 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, February 21, 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, February 22, 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.

Senior Lunch and a Movie

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Sully - Tom Hanks stars in this portrait of airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, which depicts his successful emergency landing of an Airbus A320 on the Hudson River in January 2009. In the aftermath of this unprecedented and heroic feat, the traumatized pilot must endure second-guessing by investigators, the weight of sudden fame, and his own doubts about his actions that fateful day. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
(Rated PG-13, 96 minutes, 2016)

Upcycling: Paperback Postcards

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

up•cy•cle | verb : To create an object of greater value from a discarded object of lesser value (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

Join us each month at MAKE @ East to transform your worn out belongings into something new and improved.

This month we'll make postcards from old paperback book covers!

All patrons in the space must be at least 9 years old. 9-11 year olds must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Parent/guardian supervision is welcome for all minors over age 12.

Citizenship Class

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Class for those needing to prepare for the citizenship test.

Spanish Conversation Group

When: Thursday, February 23, 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, February 23, 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.

Teens and Tweens MAKE at East

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, we will MAKE something in the East Makerspace.

This month we'll be making Mardi Gras Masks!

The second Thursday is always a sewing project, and the fourth Thursday is always something different that may incorporate the laser cutter, 3D printer, or other tools available in the East Makerspace.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Thursday, February 23, 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 German

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at F1

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice German. Some German language skills are recommended. For information, call 531-6333, x1315.

Speak English

When: Thursday, February 23, 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, February 24, 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, February 25, 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.

Mighty Macramé

When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Join us to make a plant hanger, wall hanging or other knotted item with macramé jute cord.

Please help ensure that other patrons have the opportunity to participate in this program by only registering for one session. Ages 12 and up.

Yo-Yo Club

When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at Children's Activity Room

Join yo-yo enthusiasts from the Colorado Springs area for an afternoon of learning new tricks!

All levels welcome. For ages 9 and up.

Mighty Macramé

When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at EA Makerspace

Join us to make a plant hanger, wall hanging or other knotted item with macramé jute cord.

Please help ensure that other patrons have the opportunity to participate in this program by only registering for one session. Ages 12 and up.

Maker in Residence: African Instruments and Dance

When: Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

Explanation and demonstration of Congas drums, Djemba (jim-bay), Sakara, Cabasa, and Balafon will be provided. Patrons will get to try out the instruments and learn to play. An explanation and demonstration of West African (Nigerian, Senegalese) music and Dance will be provided. Patrons will get to try out different dance steps and movements. Registration is required, but no experience necessary.

Ages 16 an up.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Monday, February 27, 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.

Library Explorers Make

When: Tuesday, February 28, 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.

MAKE @ East Open Hours

When: Tuesday, February 28, 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.

Yoga @ The Library

When: Tuesday, February 28, 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, February 28, 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.