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This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Big Book Sale

07/19/2024 @ 10:00am to 07/20/2024 @ 4:30pm
Saguaro Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Special Program
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

Books and magazines will be available for purchase at the Big Book Sale hosted at the Main Library on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20, from 10 am to 4:30 pm. Hardcover boo...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:

Books and magazines will be available for purchase at the Big Book Sale hosted at the Main Library on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20, from 10 am to 4:30 pm.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Family Matinee: Brother Bear

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Family
Event Details:

Enjoy this adventure classic with the whole family.  G Rated 

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Enjoy this adventure classic with the whole family. 

G Rated 

This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

RPG at the Library - Adult

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:00pm
THINKspot at Main
Program Type:
Games
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Learn and play Dungeons & Dragons®  with an experienced player.  Already know how to play? Come in and use the space to lead your own campaign. New players are w...

Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Learn and play Dungeons & Dragons®  with an experienced player.  Already know how to play? Come in and use the space to lead your own campaign. New players are welcome.

This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.

Outdoor Family Night

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mesa Express Library
Program Type:
Games
Age Group:
Family
Event Details:

Come and play games from the Mesa Express Library's stuffbrary that the whole family can enjoy.  Please bring water for you and your family. 

Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Come and play games from the Mesa Express Library's stuffbrary that the whole family can enjoy. 

Please bring water for you and your family. 

Disclaimer(s)

MEL Programs

All events at the Mesa Express Library are held outdoors. 

This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.

Take Home Program

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 8:00am - 12:00pm
Mesa Express Library
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
School Age, Tween
Event Details:

Enjoy the entertainment of a Summer Reading Program in the comfort of your own home. Come by the Mesa Express Library to pick up a Take Home Program, complete the tasks, and earn s...

Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: School Age, Tween
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Enjoy the entertainment of a Summer Reading Program in the comfort of your own home. Come by the Mesa Express Library to pick up a Take Home Program, complete the tasks, and earn summer reading points. 

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Arizona Big Train Operators

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain Library
Program Type:
Entertainment
Age Group:
Children, All Ages
Event Details:

Get your engineers cap ready as the Arizona Big Train Operators pull into the depot at Red Mountain Library. The model railroad display is moving full steam ahead with showcas...

Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Get your engineers cap ready as the Arizona Big Train Operators pull into the depot at Red Mountain Library.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Entertainment
Age Group:
School Age, Teen, Family
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18.

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Building Blocks Club

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Games
Age Group:
School Age, Family
Event Details:

Come explore your creative side at the library with LEGO®. Children can either follow a monthly theme or build from their imaginations. LEGO® and jumbo blocks will be provided...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age, Family
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Come explore your creative side at the library with LEGO®. Children can either follow a monthly theme or build from their imaginations. LEGO® and jumbo blocks will be provided. Ages 5-9.

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Preschool Storytime:

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Event Details:

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.    

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

 

 

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

One Stitch at a Time

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
THINKspot @ RM at THINKspot at Red Mountain
Program Type:
Craft
Age Group:
Adult, All Ages
Event Details:

Crocheting on your own is fun, but it's always better to crochet together.  Come hangout with us at this relaxed and social crochet circle.  All levels are welcome and in...

Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult, All Ages
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:

Crocheting on your own is fun, but it's always better to crochet together.  Come hangout with us at this relaxed and social crochet circle.  All levels are welcome and instructor-led lessons will be available to absolute beginners. 

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Arizona Big Train Operators

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain Library
Program Type:
Entertainment
Age Group:
Children, All Ages
Event Details:

Get your engineers cap ready as the Arizona Big Train Operators pull into the depot at Red Mountain Library. The model railroad display is moving full steam ahead with showcas...

Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Get your engineers cap ready as the Arizona Big Train Operators pull into the depot at Red Mountain Library.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Event Details:

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.    

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

 

 

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Health
Age Group:
Children, Teen
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Health
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Painting Best Books of the Summer Covers

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teen Zone (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Craft
Age Group:
Teen
Event Details:

Use your painting skills to recreate your favorite summer read on a tiny canvas.  Ages 12-18 Supplies are limited.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:

Use your painting skills to recreate your favorite summer read on a tiny canvas. 

Ages 12-18

Supplies are limited.

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Cars Drive in Movie

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Craft, Entertainment
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Event Details:

Kachow! Come watch Cars in a car! Make a car out of a box at home. Then pick up a kit to trick it out at the Dobson Library a week before, while supplies last. Please don't use big...

Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Craft, Entertainment
Event Details:

Kachow! Come watch Cars in a car! Make a car out of a box at home. Then pick up a kit to trick it out at the Dobson Library a week before, while supplies last. Please don't use big boxes, such as, refrigerator boxes, as space is limited.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Fiber Optic Technician Program - In-Person Lab

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
THINKspot at Main
Program Type:
Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

This four-week hybrid course through Baltu Technologies will provide essential skills training for those seeking careers in fiber optics. Aligned with Fiber Optic Association stand...

Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:

This four-week hybrid course through Baltu Technologies will provide essential skills training for those seeking careers in fiber optics.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Early Childhood
Baby Lapsit:

Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Baby Lapsit:

Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Arizona Big Train Operators

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain Library
Program Type:
Entertainment
Age Group:
Children, All Ages
Event Details:

Get your engineers cap ready as the Arizona Big Train Operators pull into the depot at Red Mountain Library. The model railroad display is moving full steam ahead with showcas...

Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Get your engineers cap ready as the Arizona Big Train Operators pull into the depot at Red Mountain Library.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Entertainment
Age Group:
School Age, Teen, Family
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18.

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Teen Time: Painting Party

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Craft, Instructional
Age Group:
Teen
Event Details:

Brush off those artistic skills and bring your friends as we learn to paint a desert masterpiece on canvas. We'll follow along with video instructions sure to make you feel like a ...

Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft, Instructional
Event Details:

Brush off those artistic skills and bring your friends as we learn to paint a desert masterpiece on canvas. We'll follow along with video instructions sure to make you feel like a true artist. Supplies limited.

 

This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.

HOTspot Digital Help Desk

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mesa Express Library
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
Adult
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk:

Curious about downloading ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more from the library with your laptop, mobile device, or ereader? Drop in during these sessions for one-on-one assi...

Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational

Curious about downloading ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more from the library with your laptop, mobile device, or ereader? Drop in during these sessions for one-on-one assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Peeps® Camping Diorama

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Entertainment
Age Group:
Family
Event Details:

Peeps® dioramas are all the rage. Create a camping diorama using Peeps®.  Supplies are limited.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Peeps® dioramas are all the rage. Create a camping diorama using Peeps®. 

Supplies are limited.

Disclaimer(s)

Ticketed Event

Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program start.