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As You Wish Painting

All Day 6/21 - 6/27
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment, Instructional, Special Program
Event Details:
Join Lulu as she gives you step by step instructions on how to draw/paint an animal pencil holder. This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream is available from 6-21-21 to 6-27-21. ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Jungle Jill will provide an up-close look at live birds and reptiles from all over the world via a 'virtual' Animal Encounter.  Hear about their TALES and see all their TAILS while the animals move and make sounds on camera.  As we explore ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Máscaras de Marco Zarco

All Day 6/21 - 6/27
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
“Face-to-Face Frenzy” En esta actuación única, el renombrado escultor y creador de máscaras Zarco Guerrero revela el asombroso poder de la máscara para transformarse. Con su toque maestro el artista personifica estereotipos excéntricos que nos obliga...
This event is in the "All Locations" group.
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Special Program
Event Details:
Akua Duku Anokye presents "By The Time They Came to Phoenix, African American Women Activists." Hear the stories behind a group of African American women who migrated to Arizona and have made a difference in the lives of Arizonans. These women are Co...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Lunch at the Library

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals can be taken to go to ensure social distancing guidelines. Birth-18. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and sponsored by Arizona Departm...

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 "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Toddlertime with Ms. Brenna

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging Storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months. This Storytime will be about 20 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zo...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Lunch at the Library

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals can be taken to go to ensure social distancing guidelines. Birth-18. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and sponsored by Arizona Departm...

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 "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Code Clubs, Entertainment, Games
Event Details:
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be a game tester, now is your chance throughout the summer. Game testing isn’t just playing video games, it’s a chance to speak your mind about games, it helps game developers find bugs that could ruin...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Get creative with all kinds of paper.  On Saturdays, June 12th and 26th, gather with us for a papercraft demonstration! If you like to play with paper of different colors, textures, and patterns, this zoom presentation is for...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

First Impressions

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Agents, editors at publishing houses, and many potential readers will give a critical eye to the first chapter of a novel. In many cases, the decision to continue reading is made in the first few pages.  This class will focus on the essential el...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft! Ask for a Take & Make kit at your curbside appointment or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Using the provided materials and a little chromatography, create ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age, Family
Program Type: Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
If you are tired of losing track of your place in your book, worry no longer. This weeks SRP Kids Take and Make Kit shows you how to make a monster bookmark with origami. The kit also comes with a bunch of fun accessories to make your monster bo...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Make an accordion notebook with a friend! Supplies and an instruction card will be included in the kit. This Teen Take & Make will be available at the Main Library from June 28th - July 10th while supplies last.  Pick up at M...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Special Program
Event Details:
Have you ever thought about where animals live or how they make their homes? Just like people, animals need to have a home to live in.  Join us as we explore different kinds of animal homes and engineer your own animal homes.  This ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Ballet Folklórico Quetzalli

All Day 6/28 - 7/4
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Teen, Adult
Program Type: Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Ballet Folklórico Quetzalli-AZ presentará "Celebraciones Navideñas de México" exhibiendo las diversas formas en que se celebran las Posadas Navideñas en México. Este es un evento virtual proveió de Maricopa County Library como parte de La Programa...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Radical Reptile Fun

All Day 6/28 - 7/4
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Learn about many types of reptiles and the amazing things they do! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream is available from 6-28-21 to 7-4-21. Register for the Summer Readin...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment, Special Program, Storytime
Event Details:
Yellowbird Productions will share Stories based on how birds and animals help one another in times of need.  As we share these beautiful and romanticized stories of Rabbit, Cardinal, Coyote, we want to uplift, inspire and bring smiles to the aud...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Lunch at the Library

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals can be taken to go to ensure social distancing guidelines. Birth-18. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and sponsored by Arizona Departm...

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 "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Collaborate through email with a Career Services Professional to review or create a professional resume to use in your current job search. Please have a copy of your resume available to submit electronically through email.  If you do n...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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. This Storytime will be about 20 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers r...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Baby Lapsit with Ms. Anna

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months. This Storytime will be about 15 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zoom link and password via emai...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Lunch at the Library

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals can be taken to go to ensure social distancing guidelines. Birth-18. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and sponsored by Arizona Departm...

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.