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

One Stitch at a Time

Tuesday, August 13, 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 "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, August 13, 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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Teen Time: Glowforge Pencil Engraving

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Glowforge (TS@DR) at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Instructional, STEAM
Age Group:
Teen
Event Details:

Get started using THINKspot's Glowforge and engrave your own message on pencils. Teen Time is a chance for teens to hang out, create, play and learn with a different topic each tim...

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: Glowforge (TS@DR)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Get started using THINKspot's Glowforge and engrave your own message on pencils. Teen Time is a chance for teens to hang out, create, play and learn with a different topic each time.

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

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

Busy Hands Book Club

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
THINKspot at Main
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Bring your needlepoint project to work on while talking the evening away.  Don't have a current project you are working on? We will provide limited supplies for: crocheting, k...

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

Bring your needlepoint project to work on while talking the evening away.  Don't have a current project you are working on? We will provide limited supplies for: crocheting, knitting, embroidery, and other needlepoint.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

Wednesday, August 14, 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, August 14, 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.

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain 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: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
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.

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.

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain 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: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
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.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Computer Basics

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Saguaro Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Computer Class, Educational
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Pre-requisite: A working knowledge of how to use a computer mouse and keyboard. If you are new to the computer or just want to know more about how it works then Computer Basics ...

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

Pre-requisite: A working knowledge of how to use a computer mouse and keyboard.

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

Junior Detective Book Club

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
School Age
Event Details:

Come join us for a discussion on everyone's favorite mouse detective, Geronimo Stilton. This month we will be reading The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid .  Ages 6 up.

Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:

Come join us for a discussion on everyone's favorite mouse detective, Geronimo Stilton.

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

Intro to the 3D Printer

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ultimaker S3 (TS@DR) at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Instructional, STEAM
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Explore THINKspot's creative options and learn how to start using the 3D printer with downloaded designs. 

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: Ultimaker S3 (TS@DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Explore THINKspot's creative options and learn how to start using the 3D printer with downloaded designs. 

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

Thursday, August 15, 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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Toddlertime

Thursday, August 15, 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, August 15, 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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

1 Story for 1 Story

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 1:00pm - 6:00pm
THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Special Program
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

"1 Story for 1 Story” is a participatory storytelling project for adults over the age of 18. It explores how people perceive their identity and feelings of belonging—or the lack th...

Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:

"1 Story for 1 Story” is a participatory storytelling project for adults over the age of 18.

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

HOTspot Digital Help Desk

Thursday, August 15, 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 "THINKspot at Main" group.

Automotive 101

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
THINKspot at Main
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Presented by Thomas Mundo from Network Automotive, this four part series explore the fundamentals of car maintenance. Learn essential tips on basic car components, maintenance rout...

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

Presented by Thomas Mundo from Network Automotive, this four part series explore the fundamentals of car maintenance. Learn essential tips on basic car components, maintenance routines, and automotive care. 

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

Sunrise Stories at the Tot Lot

Friday, August 16, 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 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 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.

Baby Lapsit

Friday, August 16, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain 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: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
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.

1 Story for 1 Story

Friday, August 16, 2024 at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Study Room 1 (RM) at Red Mountain Library
Program Type:
Special Program
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

1 Story for 1 Story is a participatory storytelling project for adults over the age of 18. It explores how people perceive their identity and feelings of belonging—or the lack ther...

Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 1 (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:

1 Story for 1 Story is a participatory storytelling project for adults over the age of 18.

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

Peer Tutoring

Saturday, August 17, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
School Age, Tween, Teen
Event Details:

Free weekly tutoring from Dobson Ranch teen volunteers for students in grades K-12. Drop in and get help with reading, math, science, and writing.

Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: School Age, Tween, Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Free weekly tutoring from Dobson Ranch teen volunteers for students in grades K-12. Drop in and get help with reading, math, science, and writing.

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

Building Blocks Club

Saturday, August 17, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Entertainment
Age Group:
School Age, Family
Event Details:

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

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

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

ESL Conversation Class

Saturday, August 17, 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 Main" group.

RPG at the Library - Adult

Saturday, August 17, 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.