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This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

THINKspot Fashion Runway

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational, Special Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Unleash your inner fashion designer in this 4-day outfit sewing series. Learn how to use a sewing machine, follow a pattern and create a tailored outfit. Did we mention the fashion show and photo shoot at the end of the week? It's time to become a TH...
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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age, Family
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
  Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, participate in a library scavenger hunt, and contribute to a community art project. Not able to attend a kickoff event? Register here. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Adult Coloring Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Lobby (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Relax and color your stress away. Coloring pages and colored pencils, markers, and crayons will be provided, or you may bring your own. In the area in front of THINKspot at RM. ...
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)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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 "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. This month we're readin...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
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...

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 "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 1 (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional, Writing
Event Details:
Mark Athitakis is a freelance writer in Chandler, Arizona. He is a regular contributor of book reviews, essays, and interviews to the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Kirkus Reviews, and numerous other publications. His work has also appeared in t...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

THINKspot Fashion Runway

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational, Special Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Unleash your inner fashion designer in this 4-day outfit sewing series. Learn how to use a sewing machine, follow a pattern and create a tailored outfit. Did we mention the fashion show and photo shoot at the end of the week? It's time to become a TH...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Digital Skills Training

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: 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 Office software, social media, and using the Internet. You will be able to work individually at your own pace on the areas you wan...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Lobby (RM)
Age Group: Children, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Writing
Event Details:
PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE This fair will feature books for children and young adults.  Meet our local writers and discover your next great read or a gift for your favorite person.  Books will be available for sale and signi...
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 "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

LEGO Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment

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.

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)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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 "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)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
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...

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 "Outreach Services" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Outreach Services
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join the Mesa Public Library at the Mesa Community College Planetarium for an out of this world show featuring the planets in our solar system! Registration is required as seating is limited (one registration per seat). Take & Make craft kit...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

LEGO® Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age, Family
Program Type: Games
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 jumbo blocks will be provided. Ages 5-9. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Meditation for Beginners

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Learn the basics of meditation with simple yet powerful techniques that will help you deal with stress wherever you are. We will be seated in chairs, so you do not need a mat.  You may wish to bring a pillow to support your back. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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.     ...

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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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 Red Mountain" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Educational, Games
Event Details:
Bring your little makers for a family friendly hour of parent and child maker time. We will have STEAM  coloring crafts,  electronic toys, coding board games and electronics learning kits for older children. There will be something for ever...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Class, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
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.     ...

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.