PPLD Senior Events

APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads Presents: An Evening with Helen Thorpe
Helen Thorpe is the author of APPR’s adult title, “The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom.” Thorpe is an award-winning writer and journalist, and she’s from Colorado! Don’t miss your chance to meet this great writer and hear more about her work. Book signing will follow presentation. No registration required. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7-8 p.m. Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.

APPR: All Pikes Peak Reads Presents: Together at the Table
Come to a community meal and discussion celebrating the themes of this year’s All Pikes Peak Reads selections. Themes include diversity, multiculturalism, compassion, immigration, endurance, resiliency, and hope. Registration required. For ages 16 and up. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2-4 p.m. East Library, 5550 North Union.

8th Annual High Prairie Harvest Festival
Come to this community celebration that features activities and fun for the whole family! ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo will make a special appearance. No registration necessary. Everyone is welcome. Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon.

“Real” Ghost Stories of the Pikes Peak Region
Prepare to be frightened as Storyteller, Sebrena Forrest tells ghost stories and tales of the unexplained in Manitou Springs and Ute Pass. Join us for scary tales, spiced cider and treats. No registration necessary. Everyone is welcome! Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. Manitou Springs Library hosting at Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave.

Knit One, Manitou!
Join us for needle work, tea and laughter. We work on our own projects and community projects. All skill levels are welcome. Monday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m. Manitou Springs Library, 701 Manitou Ave.

Knit One & Crochet Too
Bring a project to work on, share ideas, and socialize with fellow yarn crafters. Everyone is welcome. Wednesdays, Oct. 3 and 17, 1:30-3 p.m. East Library, 5550 North Union.

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, Oct. 4 and 18, 10 a.m. Cheyenne Mountain Library, 1785 S. Eighth St.

Yarn-Tastic!
Bring your own needlework project, share ideas, and learn new skills. Refreshments provided. All are welcome. Fridays, Oct. 5 and 19, 1-3 p.m. Rockrimmon Library, 832 Village Center Dr.

Ruth Holley Crafter’s Group
Join the lively group of handcrafters to share ideas, socialize, and work on your own project. All are welcome. Mondays, Oct. 8 and 22, 1:30-2:30 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, Oct. 8 and 22, 6:30 p.m. Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.

Yarnettes
Join this lively group of handcrafters to share ideas, socialize, and work on a project. Fridays, Oct. 12 and 26, 10 a.m. Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.