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

The HOTspot Digital Help Desk

February 18, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:

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.

Origami and The Princess and the Frog

February 18, 2020
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Dreams don't come true without hard work, and knowing how to make a good desserts don't hurt either. Bring your friends and watch The Princess and the Frog, create origami frogs and snack on something tasty. Ages 12-18. A prince and a princess are...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Internet Basics

February 18, 2020
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:

Learn all of the parts of a web browser, how to navigate a website, and how to effectively search for information online.

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Family Storytime

February 18, 2020
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and literacy-boosting activities. Birth-5.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Writers in Residence Consultation Hours

February 18, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional, Writing
Event Details:
From January through March, the Mesa Public Library is hosting bestselling author and writing coach Dane McCaslin as its very own Writer in Residence. Dane will use the library as her workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspiring ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

YAAS! Presents: Black History Month

February 18, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join guest presenter Sydney Harrison for a presentation and activity honoring Black History Month. ...

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+.

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

Baby Lapsit

February 19, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

February 19, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

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

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

The HOTspot Digital Help Desk

February 19, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:

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.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Card

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

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

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

February 19, 2020
10:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers no-cost tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax ret...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

February 19, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

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

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

Preschool Storytime

February 19, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
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.

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

K-Code Storytime

February 19, 2020
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program 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.

 

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

Code Commanders

February 19, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:

Code Commanders is a weekly series that challenges and builds its young users' understanding of how coding works. Ages 8-12.

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

Math Lab for Teens with Dr. Don

February 19, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If your math homework gives you a headache, Dr. Don can help by showing you how to solve problems and proofs during the library's math lab for teens. Bring your homework, your tests, your notes, everything you need to work on the grade you want. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Pint-Sized Science: Sundials

February 19, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
This week, use the sun to tell time with a homemade sundial. ...

Design and carry out experiments to learn more about science—the fun way!

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

February 19, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
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.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

The Art and Craft of Oral Storytelling

February 19, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Everybody has a story, so come learn how to tell yours, out loud and in front of other people. This can be around a campfire, at a family gathering, or in front of an audience. Bring a story that's been rattling around in your head or devel...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

ESL Conversation and Grammar Class

February 19, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
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.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
This class helps caregivers to understand the moderate to advanced stages of Alzheimer’s disease/related dementia. Caregivers will learn about expected changes in memory, thinking, mood, behavior and function.  These classes are designed for car...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

February 20, 2020
10:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers no-cost tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax ret...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

February 20, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

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

Toddlertime

February 20, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

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

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

Banner Alzheimer's Support Group

February 20, 2020
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Study Room 1 (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
This caregiver support group meets monthly after the Banner Alzheimer's workshop and is facilitated by social worker MaryLou Hernandez.  Caregivers are encouraged to share concerns and problem solve in this supportive setting.&nbs...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Preschool Storytime

February 20, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
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.

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

The HOTspot Digital Help Desk

February 20, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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 Mesa Publi...

Disclaimer(s)

Library Card

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

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

Robotics

February 20, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Code Clubs, Educational, Games
Event Details:
Build your own robots with LEGO Mindstorm or VEX and code them to see what they can do! First time coding? No problem, instructions will be provided. For Ages 8+.  ...