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This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Zines for Teens

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Zone (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Craft
Age Group:
Teen
Event Details:

Learn how to make zines (underground self-published magazines) with Wasted Ink Zine Distro. Supplies provided.

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

Learn how to make zines (underground self-published magazines) with Wasted Ink Zine Distro. Supplies provided.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Small Space Gardening: Containers, Growbags, and Compact Bed Gardens

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Saguaro Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Educational, Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Garden spaces come in all sizes. But there are some unique challenges and opportunities for those with smaller spaces. In this presentation we will discuss gardening in c...

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

Garden spaces come in all sizes. But there are some unique challenges and opportunities for those with smaller spaces.

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

Sunrise Stories at the Tot Lot

Friday, August 23, 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 23, 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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

1 Story for 1 Story

Friday, August 23, 2024 at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
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 "Main Library" group.

Summer Movie Matinee: Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade

Friday, August 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 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 Last Crusade. Rated: PG - 13  

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 Last CrusadeRated: PG - 13

 

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

Peer Tutoring

Saturday, August 24, 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 24, 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 "Main Library" group.

How to Use the Mesa Room

Saturday, August 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Program Type:
Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Learn about the treasure trove of Mesa history in the Mesa Room and how to dive in with your own research projects.

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

Learn about the treasure trove of Mesa history in the Mesa Room and how to dive in with your own research projects.

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

Building Blocks Club

Saturday, August 24, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Program Room (RM) at Red Mountain Library
Program Type:
Games, STEAM
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: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: School Age, Family
Program Type: Games, STEAM
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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

Toddlertime

Monday, August 26, 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 26, 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 "Main Library" group.

Granny Squares 101

Monday, August 26, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Teen Zone (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Craft
Age Group:
Teen
Event Details:

Teens eager to learn crochet, come by and start with a granny square! Supplies provided.

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

Teens eager to learn crochet, come by and start with a granny square! Supplies provided.

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

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, August 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 "Outreach Services" group.

Cheer Readers Book Club

Tuesday, August 27, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Outreach Services
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Join this community group in discussing mostly general fiction titles. This group meets offsite on the last Tuesday of each month. This month we will read The Lincoln Highway&nb...

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

Join this community group in discussing mostly general fiction titles. This group meets offsite on the last Tuesday of each month.

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.

Baby Lapsit

Wednesday, August 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

1 Story for 1 Story

Wednesday, August 28, 2024 at 1:00pm - 6:00pm
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 "Mesa Express Library" group.

HOTspot Digital Helpdesk

Wednesday, August 28, 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.