PPLD Senior Events

Winter Adult Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
PPLD invites you to participate in 2019’s Winter Adult Reading Program:  A Universe of Stories! From Feb. 1 – March 31, read books and attend Library programs to win prizes. Complete the program by reading eight books OR a combination of reading four books and attending four programs or activities. Prizes include a chocolate bar, polar bear heat/cold pack, and a 2019 Winter Adult Reading Program Mug. Join us for parties to kick off the program. Come enjoy a hot chocolate bar, find some new reads, and participate in a book swap. The first 30 people who register in person at a party will receive a limited edition tote bag.

Saturday, Feb. 2, 1-3 p.m.

East Library, 5550 N. Union

Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.

Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave.

Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

Ruth Holley Library, 685 N. Murray Blvd.

Medicare 101
Are you thinking about retiring in the next few years? Are you unsure about how health insurance and Medicare will affect you once you turn 65? Join us to learn about Medicare and your health insurance options. PPACG Area Agency on Aging staff will cover the basics of Medicare A, B, D and all other insurance options.

Registration required. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monument Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Monument

Native American Tales
Oral, spoken word storytelling accompanied by music is Rose Red Elk’s passion.  Her stories are a blend of medicine stories, stories spiritual in nature and learning tools. She will engage the audience to participate in a song “Keepers of the Earth.”  No registration required. All ages welcome. This is a part of our Winter Adult Reading Program. Saturday, Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m. High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon

Saturday, Feb. 23, 1:30 p.m. East Library, 5550 N. Union

 

Seed Library Event:  Back To Eden Gardening and Straw Bale Gardening
Please join us as Connie Hamblin presents the Back to Eden method of gardening, Straw Bale Gardening and other gardening methods. Everyone is welcome!

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2-4 p.m. High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon

Yarn-Tastic!
Bring your own needlework project, share ideas, and learn new skills. Refreshments provided.

Friday, Feb. 1 and 15, 1-3 p.m. Rockrimmon Library, 832 Village Center Dr.

Knit One & Crochet Too
Bring a project to work on, share ideas, and socialize with fellow knitters and crocheters. No registration required. Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, Feb. 6 and 20, 1:30 p.m. East Library, 5550 N. Union

 

Rockrimmon Art Buddies with Deb Ross
Join us for art demonstrations and activities or bring your own project to work on and share in a group setting. Local artist and instructor Deb Ross will be on hand to explain and inspire. Basic drawing and painting materials will be available for your projects. Thursday, Feb. 7, 1 p.m. Rockrimmon Library, 832 Village Center Dr.

Hooked on Crochet!
Come crochet with a small group and help each other with your crochet projects.  Or just socialize while you hook. No registration required. Everyone is welcome.

Thursdays, Feb. 7 and 21, 10 a.m. Cheyenne Mountain Library, 1785 S. Eighth St.

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

Fridays, Feb. 8 and 22, 10 a.m. Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.

Ruth Holley Crafter’s Group
Join this group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and work on a project.

Mondays, Feb. 11 and 25, 1:30 p.m. Ruth Holley Library, 685 North Murray Blvd.

 

Stitch-Wits
Calling all knitters, crocheters, quilt pieceworkers and all other needle art workers to come stitch in community.  Everyone is welcome!

Mondays, Feb. 11 and 25, 6:30 p.m. Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.