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

Preschool Storytime

January 21, 2020
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.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

January 21, 2020
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.

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

Alphabet Adventures

January 21, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Learn a new letter each week and enjoy stories, puppet skits, songs, and rhymes in this interactive storytime program for preschoolers! Following a 30-minute storytime, complete a hands-on arts and craft project inspired by our letter of the day. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Writers in Residence Consultation Hours

January 21, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
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 "THINKspot at Main" group.

K-Code Storytime

January 21, 2020
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.

 

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

Enchanted Engineering

January 21, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Drop by to engineer your own enchanted castle and see if you can make a drawbridge that works using various materials including cardboard tubes. Inspiration will be taken from medieval castles and blueprints. Ages 6 and up. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Aromatherapy for Tweens

January 21, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
School can be stressful, so take some time to relax! Register to reserve your spot and make bath bombs or bath salts. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Library Advisory Board Meeting

January 21, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Meetings for FY19/20 will take place in the Boardroom at the Main Library, 64 E. 1st St. at 5:30pm unless noted otherwise. The agenda is located on the bulletin board on the East wall of the first floor.  ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:

Learn how to use the Libby and Overdrive apps to download ebooks and audiobooks from the Greater Phoenix Digital Library to your smartphone or tablet. Please bring your device, email address, and password. If you are using a Kindle, please bring your Amazon account information.

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.

YAAS! Presents: Attitude of Gratitude

January 21, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This week, we will learn about how the human brain processes anxiety and gratitude (spoiler alert: you can't experience both at once) and implement a daily habit that helps us be calmly grateful for all the wonderful things in the world. ...

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

January 22, 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

January 22, 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

January 22, 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 "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

January 22, 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

January 22, 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

January 22, 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

January 22, 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

January 22, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Study Room 1 (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 "Main Library" group.

Young at Art: Animal Masks

January 22, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Stop by Young at Art this week to make your own animal mask. ...

Gather with other kids and get crafty! Complete the craft of the week or get creative and make something else with the supplies provided. Grades 2-8.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

January 22, 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.

Self-Publishing: The Book Cover

January 22, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
We have all been told not to judge a book by its cover, but since the cover is what draws readers in, it is one of the most important elements of your book. In this class, we will create mock-ups for your cover and discuss the necessary aspects of cr...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Aromatherapy for Adults and Teens

January 22, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
You deserve time for yourself to recharge from the holidays! Register to reserve your spot and make bath bombs or bath salts. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Smart Cycling Fundamentals

January 22, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
During this introductory workshop, learn about basic bicycle techniques, rules, and equipment, plus get a brief update on Mesa's bicycle projects and events. All participants will receive free bicycle safety gear. Presented by the City of Mesa Bicycl...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

January 23, 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

January 23, 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.

Preschool Storytime

January 23, 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

January 23, 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.