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

Toddlertime

Thursday, August 8, 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 8, 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.

Computer Skills Training

Thursday, August 8, 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, August 8, 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, August 9, 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 9, 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 "Main Library" group.

Literacy Thru Drama with Mesa Arts Center

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Early Childhood
Event Details:

Bring picture books to life by going on an imaginative adventure in this drama-focused storytime. Children will deepen early literacy skills as they explore magical worlds, problem...

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

Bring picture books to life by going on an imaginative adventure in this drama-focused storytime. Children will deepen early literacy skills as they explore magical worlds, problem-solve, and become characters in the story.

 

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 9, 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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Survival Guide to Buying or Selling a Home

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

While buying or selling a house is exciting and something to be proud of, it can be a confusing and complicated process that can leave you feeling intimidated. This seminar will gu...

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

While buying or selling a house is exciting and something to be proud of, it can be a confusing and complicated process that can leave you feeling intimidated.

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

Ask A Master Gardener

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain Library
Program Type:
Educational, Sustainability
Age Group:
Adult
Sustainability:

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in...

Event Details:

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are certified volunteers who answer questions about gardening, landscaping, plant identification, and plant problems. ...

Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Sustainability
Event Details:

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are certified volunteers who answer questions about gardening, landscaping, plant identification, and plant problems.

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in our community, and address the negative outcomes of a changing climate.

Learn about the Library’s sustainability efforts
Get tips on living green

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

Family Storytime

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Mesa Express Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Family
Event Details:

Bring the whole family for stories, songs and literacy-boosting activities.  Birth-5 Please bring water for you and your family. 

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

Bring the whole family for stories, songs and literacy-boosting activities. 

Birth-5

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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Peer Tutoring

Saturday, August 10, 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 "Main Library" group.

ESL Conversation Class

Saturday, August 10, 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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

Toddlertime

Monday, August 12, 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, August 12, 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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Using Library Apps to Download Ebooks

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Computer Class
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Learn how to use the Libby and CloudLibrary apps to download ebooks and audiobooks from the Library to your smartphone or tablet. Please bring your library card, device, email...

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

Learn how to use the Libby and CloudLibrary apps to download ebooks and audiobooks from the Library to your smartphone or tablet. Please bring your library card, device, email address, and password.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Card

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

This event is in the "Outreach Services" group.

A Novel Approach

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Outreach Services
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

oin this community group in discussing mostly general fiction titles.    Meeting Date Title / Author January 8, 2024 The Opposi...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach Services
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:

oin this community group in discussing mostly general fiction titles. 

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

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, August 13, 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, August 13, 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, 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.