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

Toddlertime

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

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:00am - 10:30am
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.     ...

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.

Toddlertime

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.     ...

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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Fiction Folks

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
We will be meeting at Main this month only. December is our planning meeting for the upcoming year. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Fiction Folks

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
December is our planning meeting for the upcoming year. We normally meet at Dobson but will be meeting at Main this month only. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional

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 "THINKspot at Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Sustainability
Event Details:
Glass jars make great decorations.  Come make a snowman out of an upcycled glass jar.  We provide all the materials and the directions.  It should be a snowy good time.  Ages 8-12. Supplies are limited. ...

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in our community, and address the negative outcomes of a changing climate.

Learn about the Library’s sustainability efforts
Get tips on living green

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Enjoy music from Fremont Junior High School students in Intermediate and Advanced Orchestras as they perform selections of fun and short pieces. Please join us for a wonderful hour of music making and supporting the students of Fremont Junior High Sc...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
The East Valley Children's Theater Express Acting Troupe will be performing their own play, "The King Has Got to Go!" ...
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: Children, 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.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us on our reading adventure with Around the World Storytime. We will be learning about the country of Thailand with songs, stories, and maps! This storytime is designed to help children learn about different countries and get...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
It’s citrus time!!  Citrus fertilization starts in the January-February timeframe. Come learn how to properly fertilize your citrus trees.  Bring the rough height and diameter of your trees and Master Gardeners will help you determine the a...

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in our community, and address the negative outcomes of a changing climate.

Learn about the Library’s sustainability efforts
Get tips on living green

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Children's Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Come enjoy East Valley Children's Theatre's BRAVO Musical Theatre Troupe as they showcase a medley of classic holiday musical numbers that’ll surely get you into the holiday spirit!     ...
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, Special Program
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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

Ask A Master Gardener

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Sustainability
Event Details:
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are certified volunteers who answer questions about gardening, landscaping, plant identification, and plant problems. If you have been wondering when, what, where, and how to plant your ...

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in our community, and address the negative outcomes of a changing climate.

Learn about the Library’s sustainability efforts
Get tips on living green

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Get in to the holiday spirit with East Valley Children's Theater's Bravo Musical Troupe as they showcase classic holiday numbers.  ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Ken Waters will discuss a useful methodology for working your DNA matches, starting with the basics and then digging deeper into ways to improve your Ancestry DNA efforts.  This will include using Tag Groups, shared matches, and identifying thos...
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 "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Join us for "The King Has Got to Go!”, performed by the East Valley Children's Theatre Express Acting Troupe. There is trouble in the Kingdom! What happens now and will it never end? Only this holiday will you find out what the King is really up to! ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Song-Within Flutes

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Lobby (RM)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
According to High Spirits Flutes maker Odell Borg: "A flute circle is a gathering of people who meet to ...... simply enjoy the music of the Native flute." Join our Flute Circle and enjoy traditional Christmas music on the Native flute a...
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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

Toddlertime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, 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.

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

Intermediate/Advanced Excel

10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:
Learn how to sort, filter, freeze panes, conduct basic math, and create charts. Then 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...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.