Programs for Kids: Manitou Springs Library

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Teen and Tween Advisory Board

When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Earn volunteer hours by creating and helping with library programs. Snacks included!

The Manitou Advisory Board has helped in designing the following programs: Video Game Night, Quidditch on the Lawn, Star Wars Movie Marathons, and more!

Friday Fun! Crafts

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday Fun: Crafts! is a program for kids grades k-8 which meets right after school. Snacks will be provided. We hope to see you there!

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Elementary-aged children: Come build reading confidence in a friendly environment with our furry friend, Roxy!

Messy Art

When: Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Registration Required!
Messy Art is all about providing children with the opportunity to experience open-ended, creative exploration of art away from home. We will encourage children to get messy and focus on the process of creation rather than the final product.

Please dress your child and yourself appropriately. Most materials will be washable, but be prepared to get dirty!

Storytime

When: Thursday, May 03, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Come to Storytime for stories, songs, puppets and more! This program is designed for ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. We'll see you there!

Teens and Tweens First Thursday Party

When: Thursday, May 03, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Come to Manitou Library to celebrate the month of May! We will have crafts, activities, and treats honoring Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day, Free Comic Book Day, "May the Fourth be With You," the Teen Writing Contest, and more!

Friday Fun! Art

When: Friday, May 04, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday Fun: Art! is an interactive program for kids grades k-8 which meets right after school. Fun, interesting art projects are created. Light snacks are provided.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Elementary-aged children: Come build reading confidence in a friendly environment with our furry friend, Roxy!

Storytime

When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Come to Storytime for stories, songs, puppets and more! This program is designed for ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. We'll see you there!

Friday Fun! Games

When: Friday, May 11, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday Fun is an interactive program for kids grades k-8 which meets right after school. This week we play Board Games! Come join us for some new games - and challenge your friends at some of the older games! Light snacks are provided.

Denise Gard & Her Dogs Present: Alice in Wonderland Tea and Etiquette for Kids

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave

Join us for this very important date! We will have stories, tea and cakes, a proper lesson in etiquette, and crafts. Please dress up as your favorite Wonderland character, or come as you are.

Manitou Teen/Tween Anime and Manga Club

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Ohayo Gozaimasu, Otaku! The Manitou Springs Anime & Manga Club is your source for all things Anime! Each month is centered around a theme, and our crafts, activities, and snacks will be connected to that theme.
Come cosplay, squee, and fangirl/fanboy out with us!
Weeaboos welcome!

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Elementary-aged children: Come build reading confidence in a friendly environment with our furry friend, Roxy!

Storytime

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Come to Storytime for stories, songs, puppets and more! This program is designed for ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. We'll see you there!

Teens and Tweens Video Game Night at CK Comics

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library

Join us at CK Comics for Video Game Night! Show your library card, and you receive one free drink and snack.

This month, we're incorporating STAR WARS games to celebrate the newest Star Wars movie premier!

CK Comics address: 719 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

Friday Fun! LEGO and Robotics Plus End of School Year Celebration!

When: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN is an interactive program for kids grades k-8 which meets right after school. LEGOs are provided. Come show off your skill and talent and create architectural masterpieces at the library! Note: Please do not bring your own LEGO and all masterpieces remain at the library.

NEW: In addition to our LEGO collection we have introduced Cublets, our modular robotics collection!

Today will be a special day where we celebrate the end of another school year! We will have special treats and an opportunity to sign up for PPLD's Summer Adventure!





Children's Art Class: Wonderful, Wearable Art!

When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level


"Wonderful, Wearable Art"
Have you seen the new craze! It's called mixed media art! Now Roxanne Lingle will teach and inspire each student to explore small, bite size creations that can be used as necklaces, key rings, bracelets, and more. We will take funky shapes of thin wood and layer them , just like an art canvas until they are tiny pieces of art. We will play with paints, fancy papers, beautiful stamps and stencils . Inspirational words and quotes will be the icing on top of each tiny masterpiece. These are tiny treasures anyone can do and could be used as gifts, or enjoyed personally. Come and explore with Roxanne Lingle, you will walk away marveling at how easy it was to create something so fun and beautiful.

Please register each child separately. Space is limited. Ages 6-12

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Elementary-aged children: Come build reading confidence in a friendly environment with our furry friend, Roxy!

Storytime

When: Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Come to Storytime for stories, songs, puppets and more! This program is designed for ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. We'll see you there!

Teen and Tween Advisory Board

When: Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Earn volunteer hours by creating and helping with library programs. Snacks included!

The Manitou Advisory Board has helped in designing the following programs: Video Game Night, Quidditch on the Lawn, Star Wars Movie Marathons, and more!

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

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