Join the Summer Adventure with PPLD

May 4, 2019

Manitou Springs Library Events

KidsREAD (Mondays 3-4 pm)

June, July, & August
Haven't read the book?  That's OK! Join us anyways!  Check our website for the week's theme or just come and join us!

Summer Fun (Thursdays 3-4 pm)

June 6 - Story, Sign, and Song!
June 13 - Oh, The Animals!
June 20 - Stories from the Stars
June 27 - Nature Detectives!
July 11 - Mini Horses
July 18 - Flurpitygurgly
July 25 - Cretaceous Creatures

Idea Lab

Fri, June 14, from 3-4 pm - Fairy Tale Challenge
Fri, July 12, from 3-4 pm - DIY Optical Illusions
Wed, July 31, from 10:30 - 11:30 am - Space Adventure


Fri, June 7, from 3-4 pm - Paper Making
Fri, July 5, from 3-4 pm - Funny Flip Face Books

Tween Twist

Fri, June 28, from 3-4 pm, Hand Sewn Yetis
Wed, July 17, from 10:30-11:30 am - Slime Creatures
Frid, July 26, from 3-4 pm - Candy Sushi

Lego & Robotics

Fri, June 21, from 3-4 pm
Fri, July 19, from 3-4 pm
Wed, July 24, from 10:30-11:30 am

7UP (10:30-11:30 am Select Wednesdays)

June 12 - Galaxy Art
June 19 - Moon Crater Art
June 26 - Doodling & Drawing
July 10 - Astronaut Training

Messy Art (10:30 - 11:30am, 1st Wed)

June 5, July 3, August 7

Toddler Time (10:30 - 10:50 am)

Every Tuesday in June, July, and August

Special Event: Ice Cream Social!

Sat, July 27 from 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Join us for a good ol' summertime ice cream social on the library lawn!

Build a Better Book

Wanted: Creative, compassionate, and innovative people who want to help make a difference in the world!

Thur, Aug 1, from 11am - 12:30pm

Build a Better Book is a project designed to create a richer book experience for the visually impaired.  Ages 10+

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Ute Pass Library Events


Sat., Jun.  8, 10:30 a.m. Summer Fun: Cheyenne Mountain ZOOmobile - Animals from around the world will teach kids about the important role they play on our planet. Get up close and become a champion for wildlife and wild places. For all ages.

Sat., Jun. 15, 10:30 a.m. Summer Fun: Boo Hoo Crew - Bop 'til you drop to the music of The Boo Hoo Crew, featuring their new album: Let's Dance! This is a lively music and movement program for all ages.

Sat., Jun. 22, 10:30 a.m. Summer Fun: Drum Safari  - Join Drum Safari and blast off to the stars and beyond! All of your favorite drums and instruments – and a few mysterious instruments from another galaxy will be provided! All ages are invited to explore the rhythms of the universe! 

Sat., Jun. 29, 10:30 a.m. Summer Fun: Peppy Puppets - See a new twist on Little Red Riding Hood with a Wolf who isn't mean... just pesky and loves dessert! Peppy Puppet Troupe performs with puppets, puppeteers, and a live actor - and there is a happy ending for everyone! For all ages.



Sat., Jul. 6, 10:30 a.m. Summer Fun: Over the Moon with the Flirpitygurgle- Beth Epley presents a truly unique program that will have you howling with laughter and tapping your toes! Maybe even at the same time! For all ages.

Sat., Jul. 13, 10:30 a.m. Summer Fun: Colorado Springs parks and open spaces are full of mysteries waiting to be solved, and the TOPS detective is overloaded with cases! Join Park Rangers in discovering the secrets of our natural playgrounds. For ages 5 – 12.

Sat., Jul. 20, 10:30 a.m. Summer Fun: Storybook Yoga- Stories are even more fun with movement! Come and get your wiggles out, use your imagination, and learn how to calm your mind by breathing! Fun for ages 4 – 10.

Sat., Jul. 27, 10:30 a.m. Summer Fun: The Big Bubble Circus- Art Guffaw stars in this very funny, family-friendly circus of silliness featuring bubbles of all sizes and shapes. Some so big, in fact, that children from the audience may find themselves inside them! For all ages.

Ute Summer Calendars can be found here:  and 

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