The purpose of this survey is to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the use of virtual library services by teen patrons within Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD). The survey is comprised of ten questions and is completely voluntary....

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Free Comic Book Day!

On Sat., Aug. 14, free comic books will be given away at all PPLD locations (while supplies last)!

Thanks to Muse Comics + Games for donating the...

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All Pikes Peak Writes

Pikes Peak Library District is excited to announce the call for submissions for All Pikes Peak Writes 2021! All Pikes Peak Writes is PPLD’s annual fiction writing contest for ages 12+, and seeks to highlight writers in our community through one...

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We need your help to create art for Panorama Park!

The tile art project will include over 7,000 individual tiles made by the community that will come together to...

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Discovery Kits

Discovery Kits are a collection of interactive items that patrons can check out to explore new topics, hobbies, and interests at home. There are Discovery Kits for all ages, from toddlers to adults....

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Anime Fan Fest

While we won't be having our usual Anime Prom this year, we still want to celebrate anime! Anime Fan Fest, Mon., April 19 through Fri., April 30, will feature a variety of virtual programs for our teen anime and manga lovers. Create a treat at...

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PPLD Challenge: Library Lovers Month

Enter your creations in our PPLD Challenges! Randomly selected entries will be featured on PPLD’s websites and social media accounts and one randomly drawn entry will receive a gift certificate and prize pack of curated craft books from the...

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Check out these stats and our top title of 2020 below.


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Tween Twist Take and Make: T-Shirt Scarves

Take and Makes for this project will be available at area PPLD Libraries starting Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.

Watch this project here: https://youtu.be/v8AGvL83YRc...

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Hour of Code

Join Britt & Christa for this interactive program that will teach youth to build a holiday card of their choice in Scratch using block coding! This is a great introduction to coding for total beginners,...

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Tween Twist: Election Day Bottle Cap and Fridge Magnets

Take and Makes for these projects will be available at area PPLD Libraries starting this Friday, Nov. 6, 2020.

Supplies provided:

  • Bottle cap
  • “I Voted” sticker
  • Blank sticker...
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Homeschool Creepy Science

Note: See pdf file below to print and see pictures of activities.Watch these projects at: https://youtu.be/HXYILnF5914?list=...

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Tween Twist: Dragon Eggs

TAKE AND MAKE: Tween Twist: Dragon Eggs
Pick up your Take and Make supplies at area PPLD Libraries starting this Fri., Oct. 9, 2020

Supplies:

  • Styrofoam egg
  • Box of thumbtacks
  • glue
  • toothpick...
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PPLD Homeschool: Cooking Up Some Fun!

Submit a recipe to Pikes Peak Library District's A Harvest of Recipes digital cookbook!
Use this link to upload your recipe: https://ppld.librariesshare.com/ppldrecipes/...

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All You Need Is Your Library

At Pikes Peak Library District, you can do anything you set your mind to. We, of course, offer books at each of our libraries. But did you know you can also get help with at-home education, do virtual yoga, learn a new language, discover your...

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eLearning with PPLD

The 2020 school year will look different for all of us, regardless what learning method your family has chosen for your students. Pikes Peak Library District has tools and resources to support you in your education journey this year!

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All Pikes Peak Makes

Explore the world of making this October with All Pikes Peak Makes! Due to COVID-19, this event is going virtual for 2020!

A maker is someone who creates - to be innovative, to solve problems, to bring something...

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Looking for games to play while apart from friends or family? Check out these free digital games, multi-player video games, and role-playing game resources!

Digital board games

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    Teens Make

    Library buildings may be open on a limited basis right now, but there’s still plenty for teens to do on PPLD.org!

    You can join us every Tuesday and Friday in May for a new teen virtual program. In these video programs, library staff will...

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    Think staying home means you can’t volunteer for the library? Well it doesn’t! You can volunteer from wherever life takes you as a member of Pikes Peak Library District’s Review Crew.

    All you need to do to start earning volunteer hours is...

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    During the spring, we released a new digital escape room every week, which are still available below! Even though they are designed for teenagers, anyone can participate, and these can be completed alone, or with friends and family. All of the...

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    Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math. Take advantage of math tutoring for...

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