InformationEast Library’s main entrance is closed for renovations until early September. Please use the temporary entrance located to the south (left) of the main entrance.

Seniors

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Programs and Events:

Library Program

When: Saturday, August 01, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Stay tuned for more information!!!

Happy Needles

When: Saturday, August 01, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Do you have a passion for needle crafts? This group has interest in all sorts of needle-related arts and crafts, including tatting, crochet, cross-stitch, knitting, embroidery and more. Bring your current project and join us as we enjoy one another's company and learn new techniques along the way.

Library Crafts

When: Sunday, August 02, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Adults, Seniors, and Teens are invited to make crafts at the library

Life Circles

When: Monday, August 03, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Writing memories of life experiences. A supportive writing group that provides the discipline, inspiration, and structure to accomplish your writing goals.

Senior Social

When: Monday, August 03, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 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.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 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 Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Creative Aging: Digital Photography as Art & Play

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn the art and science of photography in this series of eight weekly classes taught by Charlie Mussi. Participants will learn the technical fundamentals of using their own cameras or phones, share tips and techniques, and explore their artist vision through discussions, projects and homework assignments. This class series is free and all supplies will be furnished. Participants must be 55 or older and should plan to attend all eight sessions. Registration is required. To register for this free two hour class, call 633-6278 or drop by any PPLD library.

Reaching El Paso County @ your library

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Meet with DHS professionals and ...
1) Get questions answered about Food Assistance, Medicaid, and
other assistance programs
2) Find out how to apply for assistance
3) Complete applications for assistance

Call 444-8200 for more information!
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Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Free Bone Density Screening for People Over 40

When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Dominion Chiropractic will give free bone density screenings to people over 40 years of age. The results will be given immediately. Dr. Buessing will be available to answer basic health questions. There's no fee and they will not solicit your business. Registration isn't required, it's first come, first served. Everyone is welcome.

Acrylic Painting Classes (Creative Aging 55+)

When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. Upon completion of the eight week class, students will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at the Sand Creek Library. This class series is free and all supplies will be furnished. Participants must be 55 or older and participants should be prepared to attend all eight consecutive classes. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968 or drop by any library branch.

Fun with Drawing

When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Learn to tell visual stories in a comfortable setting while learning basic drawing techniques from an experienced teacher. If you have drawing materials, please bring them. If you don't have materials, we can provide them. Space is limited. Register for all four sessions with a staff member at 488-2370.

Senior Social Hour

When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

On the first Thursday of every month, please join seniors in our area for pleasant conversation and enjoy light refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Yarn-Tastic!

When: Friday, August 07, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Knitting and crochet. Bring your own project, share ideas, learn new skills. Refreshments provided. 18 and over.

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Join library staff for a free 45 minute walking tour of historic Old Colorado City. No registration necessary, but groups should call ahead. Please come prepared for weather--sunny or cool accordingly. In case of rain, a slideshow will be presented in the library meeting room. Contact David if you have questions.

Library Program

When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Stay tuned for more information about this upcoming program!

A Stitch in Time: needlecraft group

When: Sunday, August 09, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join fellow crafters and enjoy an afternoon of conversation and needlecraft. Bring a project to work on.

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, August 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

"The Good Lie" is a movie about a Sudanese refugee taken in by a straight-talking American woman (Reese Witherspoon) in their new home in the United States. Rated PG-13; 110 minutes

Ruth Holley Crafter's Club

When: Monday, August 10, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!

Lunch and Movie--Theory of Everything

When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult/Childrens Rooms

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free movie.

Needles, Hooks and Yarn

When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Bring your lunch, a project to work on, and your enthusiasm for all things knitting, crocheting, and stitching.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Creative Aging: Digital Photography as Art & Play

When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn the art and science of photography in this series of eight weekly classes taught by Charlie Mussi. Participants will learn the technical fundamentals of using their own cameras or phones, share tips and techniques, and explore their artist vision through discussions, projects and homework assignments. This class series is free and all supplies will be furnished. Participants must be 55 or older and should plan to attend all eight sessions. Registration is required. To register for this free two hour class, call 633-6278 or drop by any PPLD library.


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