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

Intro to Glowforge

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Glowforge (TS@DR) at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Get started using the Glowforge and learn how to make a personalized acrylic keychain.

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: Glowforge (TS@DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Get started using the Glowforge and learn how to make a personalized acrylic keychain.

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

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

HOTspot Digital Help Desk

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mesa Express Library
Program Type:
Instructional
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: Instructional

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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

FAFSA Workshop presented by Access ASU

Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dobson Meeting Room (DR) at Dobson Ranch Library
Program Type:
Instructional
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Event Details:

Presented by Access ASU, this workshop will give you the help you need to complete your 2024-2025 FAFSA application.

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

Presented by Access ASU, this workshop will give you the help you need to complete your 2024-2025 FAFSA application.

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

HOTspot Digital Help Desk

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mesa Express Library
Program Type:
Instructional
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: Instructional

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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Computer Class, Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Learn the foundations of Microsoft Excel - including how to create, edit, and format data in a spreadsheet.

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Class, Instructional
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Learn the foundations of Microsoft Excel - including how to create, edit, and format data in a spreadsheet.

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

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

Teen Time: Sewing a Drawstring Pocket

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Craft, Instructional
Age Group:
Teen
Event Details:

Try a beginner sewing project and make your own drawstring pocket. All sewing levels welcome.  

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft, Instructional
Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Try a beginner sewing project and make your own drawstring pocket. All sewing levels welcome.

 

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

Intermediate/ Advanced Excel

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Computer Class, Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Learn how to sort, filter, freeze panes, conduct basic math, and create charts. Then learn advanced Excel topics like how to create pivot tables, how to use multiple spreadshe...

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Class, Instructional
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Learn how to sort, filter, freeze panes, conduct basic math, and create charts. Then learn advanced Excel topics like how to create pivot tables, how to use multiple spreadsheets, and how to use absolute references, vlookup, and other techniq

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

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

Intro to Sewing

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Instructional, STEAM
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Explore THINKspot's creative options and learn how to use our sewing machines. No previous sewing knowledge is required.

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Explore THINKspot's creative options and learn how to use our sewing machines. No previous sewing knowledge is required.

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

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

Embroidery Machine Demonstration

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Brother SE1900 Embroidery Machine (TS@DR) at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Craft, Instructional
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Event Details:

Learn how to operate our new Brother SE1900 embroidery machine and find out what it can do. Registration is not required but space is limited.      

Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: Brother SE1900 Embroidery Machine (TS@DR)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Craft, Instructional
Event Details:

Learn how to operate our new Brother SE1900 embroidery machine and find out what it can do.

Registration is not required but space is limited.

 

 

 

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

Back to School Helmet Popup

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
THINKspot @ RM at THINKspot at Red Mountain
Program Type:
Instructional, Sustainability
Age Group:
Children, School Age
Event Details:

Class is back in session in August and City of Mesa's Bicycle and Pedestrian Program wants to help you ride back safely.  Join us at one of the Helmet Distribution Events to p...

Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Instructional, Sustainability
Event Details:

Class is back in session in August and City of Mesa's Bicycle and Pedestrian Program wants to help you ride back safely.  Join us at one of the Helmet Distribution Events to pick up a new helmet.  Staff will be distributing free helmets

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Weekend Wellness: Yoga for Beginners

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Saguaro Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Do you have an interest in yoga? Join Vamsi Krishna from the Isha Foundation for a 90 minute yoga for beginners lesson. This session includes physical postures, breathing technique...

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

Do you have an interest in yoga? Join Vamsi Krishna from the Isha Foundation for a 90 minute yoga for beginners lesson.

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

Glowforge Pencil Engraving

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Glowforge (TS@DR) at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Get started using THINKspot's Glowforge and engrave your own message on pencils. 

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: Glowforge (TS@DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Get started using THINKspot's Glowforge and engrave your own message on pencils. 

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

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

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Computer Class, Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Learn the foundations of Microsoft Excel - including how to create, edit, and format data in a spreadsheet.

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Class, Instructional
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Learn the foundations of Microsoft Excel - including how to create, edit, and format data in a spreadsheet.

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

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

Intermediate/ Advanced Excel

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
THINKspot @ DR at THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Program Type:
Computer Class, Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Learn how to sort, filter, freeze panes, conduct basic math, and create charts. Then learn advanced Excel topics like how to create pivot tables, how to use multiple spreadshe...

Required
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Class, Instructional
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Learn how to sort, filter, freeze panes, conduct basic math, and create charts. Then learn advanced Excel topics like how to create pivot tables, how to use multiple spreadsheets, and how to use absolute references, vlookup, and other techniq

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

People-Friendly Driver

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Saguaro Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Educational, Instructional
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Event Details:

Learn the best and safest ways to share the road with all road users. Discuss traffic safety and responsibilities and how to avoid crashes or conflicts. The class will address topi...

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Learn the best and safest ways to share the road with all road users. Discuss traffic safety and responsibilities and how to avoid crashes or conflicts.

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 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.

Bike Summer

Wednesday, August 21, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Saguaro Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Educational, Instructional
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Event Details:

Summertime in Arizona means warmer weather, extra sunshine, and new issues to be aware of when you get on your bike. This class will help you be prepared for the unusual problems t...

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Summertime in Arizona means warmer weather, extra sunshine, and new issues to be aware of when you get on your bike. This class will help you be prepared for the unusual problems that can come up when you’re riding in hot weather conditions.

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 "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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Intro to the 3D Printer

Thursday, August 29, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Weekend Wellness: Meditation on Twin Hearts

Saturday, August 31, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Saguaro Room (MN) at Main Library
Program Type:
Instructional
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Join presenter Carol Crooker as she teaches the meditation on twin hearts. Experience this short and simple, yet potentially life-changing, meditation while comfortably seated in a...

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

Join presenter Carol Crooker as she teaches the meditation on twin hearts. Experience this short and simple, yet potentially life-changing, meditation while comfortably seated in a chair.