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Programs for Adults: Penrose Library

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Mellow Monday- Card Castles

When: Monday, October 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Mellow Monday-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 activity is card castles. Stop by the bay area and make your own amazing architecture out of playing cards.

Speak English

When: Monday, October 03, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Speak English - Christine

Chatty Crafties

When: Monday, October 03, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Join us every Monday afternoon to learn a new craft skill, or bring your own project to work on. All supplies will be provided.
No registration required for this free event.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Monday, October 03, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 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

GED In-Take

When: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

A group of people will take the GED pre-tests to enroll in classes. For this Intake they have to pre-register with Deya Rohe ext. 2225

Upcycling

When: Wednesday, October 05, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Turning something old into in something practical and new. Make a lunch bag out of an old pair of jeans. Bring an old pair of jeans that you no longer use. (There is a limited number of jeans will be provided)

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Thursday, October 06, 2016 - 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

Tai Chi

When: Thursday, October 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Learn the fundamentals of Tai Chi in this free, hour long class. Students will learn the basics of posture, strength, relaxation, movement and breathing. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

Afternoon Chess

When: Thursday, October 06, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Drop in for a game of chess!

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Thursday, October 06, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Speak French

When: Friday, October 07, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

An advanced conversation group: Patrons can contact Donna Becker @598-4038, Randy Horton @ 632-2006, or Nancy Augustus @ 578-8769 for information and questions.

Scary Movie Afternoon - Ouija (PG-13)

When: Friday, October 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Get in the fall spirit with a scary movie! Ouija- A surprise box office hit centering on a group of friends who must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board after investigating the mysterious death of a girl.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for disturbing violent content, frightening horror

Indie Author Day

When: Saturday, October 08, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Pikes Peak Library District is proud to participate in the first annual Indie Author Day! We invite authors and readers alike to join us in discussing the changing world of publishing.

Schedule of Events:

12—1 p.m.
Digital Q&A Broadcast

1-1:15 p.m.
Break

1:15-2:15 p.m.
Colorado Indie Author Panel with Katie Cross, A.G. Henley, C.J. Hitz, Shelley Hitz, and G.S. Jennsen

2:15—2:30 p.m.
Book signing and break

2:30—3:30 p.m.
“The Reality of Being an Indie Author” seminar with Katie Cross

3:30—4 p.m.
Reception

Mellow Monday- Green Tea Bar

When: Monday, October 10, 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 activity is a green tea bar. Sample different green tea flavors to help you unwind.

Speak English

When: Monday, October 10, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Speak English - Christine

Chatty Crafties

When: Monday, October 10, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Join us every Monday afternoon to learn a new craft skill, or bring your own project to work on. All supplies will be provided.
No registration required for this free event.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Monday, October 10, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Penrose Perk

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Come enjoy a free cup of coffee and great conversation.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 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

Penrose Library Lunch and Movie--The Martian

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free movie with popcorn. Showing the Martian. Starring Matt Damon. 2 hours, 44 minutes. PG-13

El Paso County Health and Human Services Outreach

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Representatives from El Paso Health and Human Services will be available to assist patrons at the Penrose Library.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center Outreach Drop in lab

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Representatives will be available to answer questions and help with job search and resumes.

Upcycling

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Turning something old into in something practical and new. Using part of an old pair of jeans and make a purse or a bag. A practical addition to anyone's wardrobe. Bring a pair of jeans that you no longer use. (There are a few pairs available for those who don't have any)

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to identify foundation and corporate giving programs using free online databases accessible through the Pikes Peak Library District. Successfully search the Foundation Directory Online, the Colorado Grants Guide, and other online databases. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org.