Homeschool Hub

RSSWelcome to Homeschool Hub! We're glad you stopped by. We hope you'll stay awhile and explore all that Homeschool Hub has to offer. While you're here, don't forget to sign up for our monthly "Homeschool Events" newsletter so you don't miss out on any of the great programs PPLD offers for kids, teens and adults.

If you have questions or comments about Homeschool Hub, or what PPLD offers homeschooling families, please contact the Homeschool Committee.

What's New!

Learn about Pablo Picasso, the famous Spanish painter.
His abstract work had a tremendous impact on the 20th century art movement. Students will create a similar abstract art style in the recreation of his painting, The Sailor. Discover and explore with bright colors accenting the designs while
creating your own art work.

Who: Grades K - 5th grade
When: May 18, 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Library 21c Children's Department
Or call: 719-884-9800 x 6310

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An anatomy experience for tweens and teens from 10-noon at the Manitou Art Center! With an instructor and some clay, form muscles, organs, and arteries on MANIKEN® models. Registration is required for this no cost program. The Manitou Art Center is located at 513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado. ANATOMY IN CLAY® and MANIKEN® are registered trademarks of Zahourek Systems, Inc.

Who: Teens and Tweens
When: Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Avenue
Contact: Robyn Wiley,

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Award winning author, Ingrid Law, will be visiting PPLD on Thursday and Friday April 23 and 24, 2015. The American Library Association named Ms. Law’s book Savvy a 2009 Newbery Honor winner.

Home school families and other interested individuals are cordially invited to join us at Pikes Peak Library District for a 45 min. program from the author of the books Savvy and Scumble at the times listed below. No Registration is necessary for individuals and families. Schools, please call Barbara Huff at 531-6333 X2401 for more information to register your classes for this event.

Thursday, April 23, 1 p.m. at Library 21c at 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Friday, April 24, 11 a.m. at the East Library 5550 North Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

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Our Science Labs are scheduled from 1-3 p.m. on the third Friday of every month at East Library. During this time our volunteer will have a special lab for everyone to participate in. We will also have equipment available for you to use if you would prefer to bring your own experiment. A parent must accompany the student. The Homeschool Science Lab is open to all ages, and no registration is required.

To find out what we will be doing each month in our labs, look at the Homeschool Science Lab Info Sheet below.

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