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This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Event Details:
Journey back over 10,000 years to the Ice Age Valley of the Sun. Meet the animals that lived right here, especially the mammoths! Join Dr. Robert McCord, Chief Curator at the Arizona Museum of Natural History, as he looks at the who and where of Ice ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Prana, or life-force energy, is all around us. Learn the basics of this meditation technique. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
Cancelled
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)

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 "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Roadrunner Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $64,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
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 event is in the "Main Library" group.
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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Peer Tutoring

11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: School Age, Tween, Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Free weekly tutoring from Dobson Ranch teen volunteers for students in grades K-12. Drop in and get help with math, science, and writing. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Teens and teen parents, join us for practical information on choosing a career or education pathway, what careers are in demand and have the highest earning potential, and how to apply for Federal Student Aid options. Want to get paid to learn? ...
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 "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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

LEGO® Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: STEAM

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)

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
The Kith & Kin Project is a 12-week class that provides training and support to family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) caregivers. FFN caregivers are aunts, uncles, grandparents, siblings, friends, and neighbors that provide care to four or less ch...
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)

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.

Using Library Apps to Download Ebooks

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Class
Event Details:
Learn how to use the Libby and CloudLibrary apps to download ebooks and audiobooks from the Library to your smartphone or tablet. Please bring your library card, device, email address, and password. If you are using a Kindle, please bring your A...

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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.

Teen Art Gallery

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
All teens are invited to create their own masterpiece for the Teen Zone art gallery and/or bring in an already made creation! (Please submit art with a name and contact information.) Ages 12-18 ...
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 "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 "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

One Stitch at a Time

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult, All Ages
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Crocheting on your own is fun, but it's always better to crochet together.  Come hangout with us at this relaxed and social crochet circle.  All levels are welcome and instructor led lessons will be available to absolute beginners.  Ma...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Roadrunner Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $64,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
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.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 1 (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If your math homework gives you a headache, former math teacher Mr. Rogowski 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...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

App Artist

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Event Details:
Every week we will create awesome projects using all sorts of different apps. Learn vector graphics, raster graphics, pixel graphics, animation, and how to take your own work to the next level.  It’s time to learn how to unlock your creativity a...
This event is in the "Outreach Services" group.
Library Branch: Outreach Services
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
Join this community group in discussing mostly general fiction titles. This group meets offsite on the last Tuesday of each month. This month we will read White Teeth by Zadie Smith   2023-24 Schedule Marc...

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Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.