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The HOTspot Digital Help Desk

August 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:
Learn how to download ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more to your laptop, tablet, or e-reader from our Digital Help Desk support team. Please have these things with you: Devices (this could be your tablet, laptop, smartphone) Valid Mes...

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Library Card

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

Books and Bites

August 24, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Entertainment, Health
Event Details:
Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and sponsored by Arizona Department of Education in association with...

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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.

ESL Conversation Class

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

ESL Conversation Group

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Large Study Space (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

LEGO Club

August 24, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
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 DUPLO blocks will be provided.

Make it or Game it!

August 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Drop in for a craft and games the whole family will enjoy!

K-Code Storytime

August 26, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Code Clubs, Storytime
Event Details:
K-Code Storytime introduces basic coding concepts to families through songs, stories, games, and interactive plugged and unplugged activities. Ages 3-5. ...

Advanced Microsoft Excel

August 26, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
Learn advanced Excel topics like how to create pivot tables, how to use multiple spreadsheets, and how to use absolute references, vlookup, and other techniques. Proficiency in Intermediate Microsoft Excel is required. ...

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Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

Computer and Internet Basics

August 26, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:

If you are new to using computers and the internet and want to build basic skills, this class is for you. Join us and practice using a mouse and keyboard, navigating between websites, and searching for information online. 

Exercise Your Brain and Learn to Code

August 26, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Code Clubs, Computer Classes, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Learning to code isn’t as hard as you think. Using puzzles and games, you’ll learn the basics of different coding languages and be able to show off what you’ve created to family and friends. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

Preschool Storytime

August 27, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
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. ...

Preschool Storytime

August 27, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, 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.

Preschool Storytime

August 27, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, 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.

Preschool Storytime

August 27, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, 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.

K-Code Storytime

August 27, 2019
11:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

K-Code Storytime introduces basic coding concepts to families through songs, stories, games, and interactive plugged and unplugged activities. Ages 3-5.

 

Yoga for Beginners

August 27, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Come to the library for yoga in a relaxed environment without the pressure of attending a gym or studio. Session is for adults and appropriate for all levels, and will focus on technique the practice of yoga flow. Participants must be able to get up ...

YAAS! Presents: Gender Equality

August 27, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join two of our librarians for a lively discussion about the importance of gender equality in all aspects of life.  ...

The Young Adult Action Society offers different activities each week. We are making a positive difference in our library, our city, and the world. This group is always accepting new members—bring a friend! Ages 14+.

Baby Lapsit

August 28, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Early Childhood, Children
Program Type: Baby Lapsit
Event Details:
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth to 16 months. ...

Toddlertime

August 28, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Toddlertime
Event Details:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Toddlertime

August 28, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Toddlertime
Event Details:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

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Ticketed Event

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

Toddlertime

August 28, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Toddlertime
Event Details:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

K-Code Storytime

August 28, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

K-Code Storytime introduces basic coding concepts to families through songs, stories, games, and interactive plugged and unplugged activities. Ages 3-5.

 

Toddlertime

August 28, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Toddlertime
Event Details:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Disclaimer(s)

Ticketed Event

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

Young at Art: Paper Bag Robot Vests

August 28, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Beep and boop your way to the library to craft your very own robot vest. Batteries not included. Gather with other kids and get crafty! Complete the craft of the week or get creative and make something else with the supplies provided. For grades 2...

Gaming at the Library

August 28, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

You're halfway through the school week. Come unwind with games in the Teen Zone. Play Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, or X Box One-S. Or, choose to play one of our many board and card games. Ages 12-18.

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

August 28, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Event Details:

This class is open to adult non-native speakers who need to improve their English speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills while learning about American culture.

Vinyl Cutting for Beginners: Stickers are Coming

August 28, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: Silhouette Cameo (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Brighten up your car, water bottle, or anything else you own with custom-made vinyl stickers! We'll teach you how design and print stickers using our Silhouette Cameo.  ...