Upcoming Events

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

Math Lab for Teens with Dr. Don

December 11, 2019
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: Snowflake Making 101

December 11, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Do you love snowflakes as much as we do? Learn how to make your own beautiful snowflakes to decorate using just paper and scissors. ...

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

December 11, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment, 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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

December 11, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
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 "THINKspot at Main" group.

Holiday Paint Night

December 11, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
You don't have to be an professional artist to have a good time painting. Join us in THINKspot while we experiment and create personal works of art. We'll provide the materials and instruction. All you have to do is show up. Space is limited, so...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

We Read YA Book Group

December 11, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
If you are an adult who enjoys reading Young Adult novels, then this group is for you. Each month we will read and discuss a different Young Adult title. Studies show that 55% of all Young Adult book readers are over the age of 18. December's disc...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

December 12, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Baby Lapsit, 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

December 12, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Toddlertime
Event Details:

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

PageTurners Book Group

December 12, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
Please join us the second Thursday of December in the Main Library Board Room from 10:30am - 12:00pm to help us select our 2020 books.    ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Fiction Folks

December 12, 2019
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
December is our planning meeting for the coming year.  Note time change: this month we'll meet 12:30-3pm.   ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Preschool Storytime

December 12, 2019
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

December 12, 2019
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...

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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.

Books and Bites

December 12, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Entertainment, Health
Event Details:
We regret to inform you that this program has been cancelled. ...

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 "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Code Commanders

December 12, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Code Clubs, 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 "Main Library" group.

Tween Time: Holiday Rocks

December 12, 2019
4:45pm - 5:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Drop in to the library and paint a rock in a winter-themed design. Ages 8-12. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Adult Craft Night: Book Art

December 12, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
This month we'll be doing holiday crafts! We'll be making book art, ornaments, and holiday cards. Materials will be provided.  ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
East Valley Children's Theatre's Bravo Musical Troupe sing a collection of classic holiday musical numbers to celebrate the season!  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Holiday Mocktails

December 12, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Flavorful. Fizzy. Alcohol-free? Yes! In this class, we'll demonstrate three different mocktails to suit a variety of tastes. You'll leave with nonalcoholic holiday drink recipes, festive garnish ideas, and serving suggestions should you prefer your p...

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 Branch" group.

Baby Lapsit

December 13, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Baby Lapsit
Event Details:

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Sensory Playtime

December 13, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:

Drop in to explore different sensory stations with your little one.

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

Computer and Internet Basics

December 13, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:
If you are new to using computers and the internet and want to build basic skills, this class is for you. Join us and practice using a mouse and keyboard, navigating between websites, and searching for information online. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Toddler Explorers

December 13, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Explore a variety of art, sensory, and pretend play activities with your toddler that strengthen motor skills, support early literacy development, and encourage socialization. 16-36 months.  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

PlaySPOT

December 13, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Family SPOT Resource Center presents "Play on the Go." Join us for fun, hands-on activities. Birth-36 months.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Books and Bites

December 13, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Entertainment, Health
Event Details:
We regret to inform you that this program has been cancelled. ...

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 Branch" group.

No Snow, Snow Day

December 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Celebrate the winter season with festive crafts and sensory snow. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

ESL Conversation Class

December 14, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional, Literacy
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Holiday Flutes

December 14, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Enjoy your holiday favorites with a new sound as Vickie Koernig and Larry Rybka play the Native American-style flute.  They fell in love with this unique instrument during a Sedona weekend and have since shared that fascination with ma...