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Programs for Adults: Rockrimmon Library

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Yarn-tastic!

When: Friday, September 02, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

All adult handicrafters aged 18 and over are welcome -- knitters, cross stitchers, crocheters, beaders, etc... BRING YOUR OWN PROJECT, share ideas, learn new skills. Light refreshments served.

Craft Supply Swap

When: Saturday, September 03, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Looking to clear away unused crafting materials? Let’s trade! Join us for our Craft Supply Swap at the Rockrimmon Library Meeting Room. Bring your good-condition crafting materials (i.e., yarn, wood, fabric, beads, tools, paints, etc.) to share with other attendees and search through the supply stash for new finds. Free. No registration required.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, September 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, September 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 p.m. This month we'll be discussing The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin.

Art Journaling Class

When: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Do you love to journal? Do you enjoy artsy/crafty things? This amazing class will explore those ideas and so much more. We will paint, stamp, stencil, and create our way to the start of your very own art journal, using various techniques that can be done at home. Our class project will begin with a central word or concept (such as "gratitude") and embellish it with lovely artwork and contemplative thoughts, making each page like a tiny canvas of art! Total beginners are welcome; expect encouragement every step of the way. Come and explore this popular new way to journal your thoughts!

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Yarn-tastic!

When: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

All adult handicrafters aged 18 and over are welcome -- knitters, cross stitchers, crocheters, beaders, etc... BRING YOUR OWN PROJECT, share ideas, learn new skills. Light refreshments served.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

Genealogy Study Hall

When: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join us for an opportunity to have uninterrupted time to dig into your genealogy research using our free Wi-Fi and website resources. There will be a short learning moment as staff member Susie Wickman presents a fact or website. If you have questions or road blocks to put before the group, this is an opportunity to get some input. Other than that, research to your heart's content.

Databases available at this branch:
19th Century Newspapers
Newspaper Archive
Ancestry Library Edition
Digital Photograph Archives
Family Search
Heritage Quest
Pikes Peak NewsFinder

Exploring Mindfulness, Discovering Delight

When: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Meditation and contemplation are great ways to integrate mindfulness into our everyday lives. Join certified meditation instructor Joanna Bolek for an introduction to the mindfulness and stress reduction practice of meditation. Registration requested.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

5th Friday: Paper Crafting

When: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join Rockrimmon crafters in paper crafting for the holidays. Presented by Theresa Pingel. This is an adults-only class. All skill levels welcomed, from beginner to advanced. Light refreshments. Registration required.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 pm. This month we'll be discussing the APPR title Hidden America.

Yarn-tastic!

When: Friday, October 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

All adult handicrafters aged 18 and over are welcome -- knitters, cross stitchers, crocheters, beaders, etc... BRING YOUR OWN PROJECT, share ideas, learn new skills. Light refreshments served.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

Genealogy Study Hall

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join us for an opportunity to have uninterrupted time to dig into your genealogy research using our free Wi-Fi and website resources. There will be a short learning moment as staff member Susie Wickman presents a fact or website. If you have questions or road blocks to put before the group, this is an opportunity to get some input. Other than that, research to your heart's content.

Databases available at this branch:
19th Century Newspapers
Newspaper Archive
Ancestry Library Edition
Digital Photograph Archives
Family Search
Heritage Quest
Pikes Peak NewsFinder

Yarn-Tastic!

When: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Adult crafting group. Bring your own project, share ideas, learn new skills. Refreshments provided. Knitters, crocheters, quilters, beaders, etc... welcome! 18 and over.

Author Talk: Olivia Newport

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Colorado Springs author Olivia Newport will discuss the writing process and research that influence her popular Christian/Amish fiction series. Book signing and light refreshments to follow.

DIY: Make a Mug Cozy

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Learn to transform used wool clothing and scrap fleece into a cozy for a favorite mug or a holiday gift. Light hand-sewing (attach buttons and sew blanket stitches) makes this project ideal for all crafting levels ages 12+ (10-11 permitted with an adult willing to register and help). All material provided, though participants are encouraged to bring a favorite mug to use for sizing. Registration required for this FREE program.

Exploring Mindfulness, Discovering Delight

When: Monday, October 24, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Meditation and contemplation are great ways to integrate mindfulness into our everyday lives. Join certified meditation instructor Joanna Bolek for an introduction to the mindfulness and stress reduction practice of meditation. Registration requested.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.