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Programs for Adults: Penrose Library

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Mellow Monday--Brain Games

When: Monday, August 29, 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--Brain Games!
Stop by for an hour of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, and more.

No registration is required for this free class.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Tuesday, August 30, 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

Nonprofit Workshop - Grant Proposal Writing Basics

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Participants will learn about the process of grant writing and elements of a proposal, with tips from foundations. Workshop geared to novice grant writers. Please register by emailing tsayles@ppld.org

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Thursday, September 01, 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, September 01, 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, September 01, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Drop in for a game of chess!

Speak French

When: Friday, September 02, 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.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Tuesday, September 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

Word II Class

When: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Become familiar with advanced features of Microsoft Word such as: setting margins, inserting tables, columns, borders, footnotes, etc. Prerequisites: Introduction to Microsoft Word and Internet Basics, or have familiarity with the internet.

ESL Intake

When: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

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

Pikes Peak Workforce Center Outreach

When: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Representatives will be available to answer questions.

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, September 08, 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

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Thursday, September 08, 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, September 08, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen 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, September 08, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Drop in for a game of chess!

Great Books Club meeting

When: Thursday, September 08, 2016 - 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

The Great Books Club will hold their monthly book discussion. This month's readings are “The Pugilist at Rest” by Thom Jones & “Bullet” by Kim Church. Both readings can be found in the Short Story Omnibus. See http://www.ppld.org/find-good-book/ppld-book-clubs for the schedule of other readings.

Speak French

When: Friday, September 09, 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.

Poetry in Music

When: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Please join us for Poetry in Music--A delightful meeting of music and poetry ranging from Shakespeare to Kerouac. In the tradition of the classical art song, where composers wrote music for the poetry to be sung, this chamber jazz duo of voice/cello and vibraphone combines a variety of poets and writers with extraordinary compositions for a truly remarkable fusion of words and music.
No registration is required for this free event.

Mellow Monday-- No Yoga Today!

When: Monday, September 12, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

there is no yoga today! Catch up with us at Acacia Park for a button- making activity from 10-11am.

Speak English

When: Monday, September 12, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Speak English - Christine

Penrose Perk

When: Tuesday, September 13, 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, September 13, 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

DAY 1: ORIENTATION DAY FOR GED PREP CLASSES

When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

To attend any GED class, you have to come to the orientation first. * If person missed Orientation Day 1, CAN'T attend Day 2.
* Orientation will take TWO DAYS to complete. Not necessary to pre-register, just show up.
* Available locations for each class will be provided during orientation.

Penrose Library Lunch and Movie--Selma

When: Tuesday, September 13, 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 Selma.
127 minutes. PG-13

DAY 1: ORIENTATION DAY FOR GED PREP CLASSES

When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

To attend any GED class, you have to come to the orientation first. * If person missed Orientation Day 1, CAN'T attend Day 2.
* Orientation will take TWO DAYS to complete. Not necessary to pre-register, just show up.
* Available locations for each class will be provided during orientation.