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Arizona Myths and Facts

All Day 7/2 - 7/17
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Special Program
Event Details:
We would explore and correct many of the misconceptions folks commonly have about the state of Arizona from plants to critters to history.  This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. Par...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
¡Aprenda sobre el ciclo del agua y mire como el Centro de Ciencias de Arizona crea una nube! Learn about the water cycle and follow along as Arizona Science Center makes a cloud! ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

ASL: Phoenix Zoo Stingray Bay

All Day 7/2 - 7/17
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Explore the underwater world of stingrays at the Phoenix Zoo! Take a tour of Stingray Bay, learn about the stingrays that call the Zoo home, and meet the staff at the Zoo that care for these incredible animals. This is a virtual event provided by ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Great Arizona Puppet Theater

All Day 7/2 - 7/17
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Zoner is a newcomer to Arizona who is not used to the desert climate. He meets Drip, a water drop, who takes him on a journey. Entertaining & informative post-show discussion included.  This is a virtual event provided by Marico...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Hawaiian Hula Dancing

All Day 7/2 - 7/17
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Dance with Kaimi Valdez as she performs and teaches the culture and art of the Hawaiian Hula! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. Participants must be registered for summer r...
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 Branch" group.

LEGO® Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children
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.

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 "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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.     ...

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 Branch" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Children, 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)

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.

Preschool Storytime

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.     ...

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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Who Picked This Book? Group

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
Join this community group in discussing mostly general fiction titles.  All 2022 Titles for Who Picked This Book? Group Date Title/Author Feb 10 Planning Meeting March 8 ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

K-Code Storytime

11:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Space is limited. THINKspot opens at 11am. ...

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 "Main Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, 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 "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment, Sustainability
Event Details:
Turn your single-use plastic water bottles into an artsy sun catcher. ...

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: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Heroes Injustice 2 the Library!!! To solve this problem with the heroes of DC, the Library will be hosting a tournament to see who is the best in the library. Bring your friends, enjoy snacks and stay until the end to see who will win the championshi...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Children, 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.

Ticketed Event

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

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

Preschool Storytime

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

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, 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.

Ticketed Event

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

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

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room (RM)
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)

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 Branch" group.

Lunch at the Library

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Children, School Age, Family
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 "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Dive into an underwater adventure with Mesa Arts Center for an afternoon of arts-based activities revolving around the ocean and sea life found in its depths! Children will participate in an activated drama-based storytime with an ocean-themed pictur...

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 Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Learn about the history of Henna body art and its cultural significance. Then learn how to mix, make applicators, and apply henna. Watch a demonstration and then try applying the art yourself! Ages13-18. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Graphic Design Studio

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Join us to create awesome projects using all sorts of iPad graphic design 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...
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.