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This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
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 "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Calling all little chefs! Explore new recipes, taste new foods, and discover a culinary talent in the library. This month you will learn about unique and unusual fruits, and try them for yourself. Ages ...

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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 "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Let's play Beat Saber with THINKspots VR Headsets. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:00am - 10:30am
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.

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IBCCES Autism Certified

The Dobson Ranch Library is IBCCES Autism Certified. IBCCES trains/certifies organizations to better serve individuals with cognitive disorders. These ideals are incorporated at all Dobson Ranch Library programs. If you have any concerns or need to request specific accommodations for you or your child, please contact us.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:00am - 10:30am
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 non-family groups of 5 or more

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate non-family groups of 5 or more children at youth programs.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Roadrunner Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $64,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:30am - 11:00am
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 non-family groups of 5 or more

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate non-family groups of 5 or more children at youth programs.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.
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. You will be able to work individually at your own pace on the areas you want using Nort...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
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.

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Library Card

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Gaming at The Library

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment, Games
Event Details:
Come unwind with games in the Teen Zone. Play Nintendo Switch, Xbox One S, or choose to play one of our many board and card games. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
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 non-family groups of 5 or more

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate non-family groups of 5 or more children at youth programs.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Roadrunner Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $64,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
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. Discover a spectacular ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Let's Play!

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
Join us for a morning of guided play. Join your young child in a meaningful play experience that will enhance a variety of skills.  A materials kit with the corresponding theme will be available for check out.   Ages 3-5.   ...
This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
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.  ...

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MEL Programs

All events at the Mesa Express Library are held outdoors. 

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

Peer Tutoring

11:00am - 1:00pm
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 math, science, and writing. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

ESL Conversation Class

1:00pm - 2:30pm
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.

ESL Conversation Class

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Adult non-native speakers are welcome--no need to register. ...

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 Red Mountain" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
This months project will be all about Card Making: Sewing on Cardstock. This project is good for beginning sewers and beyond. Prerequisites: basic sewing/sewing machine knowledge, including general knowledge of how to operate THINKspot's Brot...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional, 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.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Each month, we will show a different family-friendly movie. This month's movie is "The Land Before Time." ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Toddlertime

9:30am - 10:00am
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 non-family groups of 5 or more

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate non-family groups of 5 or more children at youth programs.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
The Kith & Kin Project is a 12-week class that provides training and support to family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) caregivers. FFN caregivers are aunts, uncles, grandparents, siblings, friends, and neighbors that provide care to four or less ch...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:30am - 11:00am
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 non-family groups of 5 or more

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate non-family groups of 5 or more children at youth programs.

Ticketed Event

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