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This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Computer Basics

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Saguaro Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Computer Class, Educational
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

If you are new to the computer or just want to know more about how it works then Computer Basics is the place to start.  This week we will learn how to type on a keyboard.&nbs...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Class, Educational
Event Details:

If you are new to the computer or just want to know more about how it works then Computer Basics is the place to start.  This week we will learn how to type on a keyboard. 

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

Tween Creative Writing Club

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Writing
Age Group:
Tween
Event Details:

Come join our tween creative writing club. Each month, we will be participating in different creative writing prompts, exercises, and games. You can also bring your own writing to ...

Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Writing
Event Details:

Come join our tween creative writing club. Each month, we will be participating in different creative writing prompts, exercises, and games. You can also bring your own writing to share. Ages 8-12.

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

Fiber Optic Technician Program - In-Person Lab

Wednesday, July 24, 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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Toddlertime

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Toddlertime:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

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

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 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 "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Event Details:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.    

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

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 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

Thursday, July 25, 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.

Toddlertime

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Event Details:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.    

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

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 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 "Outreach Services" group.

Toddlertime at Toddler Town

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Outreach Services
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Toddlertime:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach Services
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

Thursday, July 25, 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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Computer Skills Training

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Computer Class
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Event Details:

Measure your digital skills and use interactive training to build your tech knowledge in areas such as email, Microsoft Word, social media and using the internet. You will be able ...

Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Computer Class
Event Details:

Measure your digital skills and use interactive training to build your tech knowledge in areas such as email, Microsoft Word, social media and using the internet.

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

HOTspot Digital Help Desk

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
THINKspot @ RM at THINKspot at Red Mountain
Program Type:
Reference
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: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference

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.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Card

Participants will need an active Mesa Public Library card and 4-digit PIN.

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

Sunrise Stories at the Tot Lot

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 8:00am - 8:30am
Mesa Express Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Event Details:

Start your day with a story and playtime at the Tot Lot next to the Mesa Express Library.  Please bring water for you and your family. 

Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Start your day with a story and playtime at the Tot Lot next to the Mesa Express Library. 

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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

Arizona Big Train Operators

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 1:00pm
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

Friday, July 26, 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.

Summer Movie Matinee: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Saguaro Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Family
Event Details:

Adventures at your Library summer matinee Indiana Jones movie series. The second in the movie series "The Temple of Doom." Rated PG

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

Adventures at your Library summer matinee Indiana Jones movie series. The second in the movie series "The Temple of Doom."

Rated PG

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

Puzzle Swap

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Games, Sustainability
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

Spread the fun and extend the life of the puzzles you’ve already completed. Bring in your gently used jigsaw puzzle (please check to make sure all the pieces are there!) in its box...

Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games, Sustainability
Event Details:

Spread the fun and extend the life of the puzzles you’ve already completed.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

ESL Conversation Class

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Board Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
Adult
ESL Conversation Class:

Learn English and meet new friends! Practice basic English listening and speaking skills while learning about American culture. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Ages 18+.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational

Learn English and meet new friends! Practice basic English listening and speaking skills while learning about American culture. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Ages 18+.

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

Puzzle Competition

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 2:15pm - 4:30pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Games
Age Group:
Teen, Adult, Family
Event Details:

Try a new adventure this summer and join us in our next puzzle competition. Teams of 2-3 will go head-to-head in completing a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle in less than 2 hours. Find you...

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Games
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Try a new adventure this summer and join us in our next puzzle competition. Teams of 2-3 will go head-to-head in completing a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle in less than 2 hours. Find your team members and have 1 person from your team register.

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

Outdoor Family Night

Saturday, July 27, 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

Monday, July 29, 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 Tak Home Program, complete the tasks, and earn su...

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 Tak Home Program, complete the tasks, and earn summer reading points. 

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

Toddlertime

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Toddlertime:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 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.

Ticketed Event

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

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

Toddlertime

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Toddlertime:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 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.

Ticketed Event

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

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

Lunch at the Library

Monday, July 29, 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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 30, 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.