InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Mon., July 4, in celebration of Independence Day.
Old Colorado City Library will be closed Sat., July 2 - Thurs., July 7 due to floor refinishing.

Seniors

Book Clubs:

Movies:

Programs and Events:

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, July 05, 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, July 05, 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 A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, July 5, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students will learn to hold, move, and click a computer mouse. They will become familiar with the different cursor icons, the parts of a computer, practice simple navigation in a windows environment, and learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a class for people who have never used a computer. Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Wednesday, July 6, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 10:00am - Noon.
Thursday, July 7, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 10:00am - Noon.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, July 5, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students will learn to hold, move, and click a computer mouse. They will become familiar with the different cursor icons, the parts of a computer, practice simple navigation in a windows environment, and learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a class for people who have never used a computer. Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Wednesday, July 6, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 10:00am - Noon.
Thursday, July 7, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 10:00am - Noon.

Ikebana Flower Arrangement Class

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn Ikebana, the ancient art of Japanese flower arrangement. In this hands-on class you will discover basic forms and styles of Ikebana and you will create your own arrangement that you can take home!

Registration required. Please bring garden or kitchen scissors/shears – to cut small branches and flower stems, and a deep dish such as casserole dish or large salad bowl to arrange flowers in.

Flowers and all other supplies are provided.

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 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.

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
The Star Wars saga continues with this 7th entry, starting a new trilogy set after Return of the Jedi. After the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them. Directed by J.J. Abrams. Rated PG-13; 135 min

Ruth Holley Crafter's Group

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 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!

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, July 12, 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.

Penrose Library Lunch and Movie--The Intern

When: Tuesday, July 12, 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.
The Intern. PG-13. 121 min.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 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.

Digital Photography as Art & Play

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

This month's topic: Digital Printing

Do you love photography? Join our fun, free group perfect for anyone seeking to find or share tips and techniques, engage in digital photography discussions, or participate in community field trips. All adults welcome, including beginners. No registration required.

Watercolor Basics

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Manitou artist & former art teacher, Denise Duker, will teach an introduction to painting with watercolor, from wet into wet washes of brilliant color to dry brush technique overlays. You will create a beautiful landscape, learning brush techniques for exciting textural elements, how to blend color & how to set up your composition. Denise is a member of Gallery 113, the High Country Art Assn. and has illustrated several children's books. Class size is limited & registration is required.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 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.

"Movie, Lunch and You" The Confirmation

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Walt, a down-on-his luck carpenter, is tasked with entertaining his eight-year-old son Anthony while Anthony's mom and her new husband are away. But when Walt's prized toolbox is stolen, a quiet father-and-son weekend turns into an adventure of a lifetime.
Bring your lunch and we'll provide the movie, beverage and popcorn.

Holley Lunch and a Book

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Bring your lunch and join the discussion of the book of the month - MOLOKA'I by Alan Brennert. Hot beverages and ice water will be served. To Register call 597-5377.

Yarn-Tastic!

When: Friday, July 15, 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.

Happy Needles

When: Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 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.

Paper Craft Class

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Join us for a creative and fun paper craft class! This class meets every other month on the third Tuesday with new projects each month! Register now -- space is limited to the first 15 Adults to sign up!

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, July 19, 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.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 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.


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