Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Vinyl Signs: Wall Art for Teens

November 12, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: Silhouette Cameo (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Create amazing DIY wall decor using the Silhouette Cameo, perfect for yourself or as a gift. Using paint, wood, vinyl and your imagination you will be able to transform a boring wall into an awesome work of art one piece at a time. Supplies are provi...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Theater and Improv for Adults

November 12, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Come ready to laugh at this high-energy, low-pressure, studio-style improv theater class. We'll play theater games, create original scenes, and develop dynamic characters. Ages 18+.  ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Baby Lapsit

November 13, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting 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.

Toddlertime

November 13, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Toddlertime

November 13, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program 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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Come listen as Andrea Brundage, professional organizer & bringer of calm, shares organizational tips and tools that will help you get prepared to have a sit down meeting with your financial planner and/or attorney.  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

November 13, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
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 "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

K-Code Storytime

November 13, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Code Clubs, 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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Toddlertime

November 13, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program 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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

NANOWRIMO Write-in

November 13, 2019
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Have you been dreaming of writing the Great American Novel?  Take the NANOWRIMO challenge to write 50,000 words during the month of November!  Join Shari Mickle and a group of other aspiring writers every Wednesday for fun and inspirational...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Code Commanders

November 13, 2019
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 "Main Library" group.

Young at Art: Marionettes

November 13, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
In this Young at Art session, we'll be making marionettes from cardboard tubes, strings, and beads. What will yours look like? ...

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

November 13, 2019
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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

November 13, 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 "Main Library" group.

Planting Cold Weather Crops

November 13, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
With mild winters, central Arizona has gardening opportunities that allow for true 12 month gardening. Did you know that winter is one of our most productive seasons? Join us to learn about what can grow in your yard through the chill of winter and h...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

VR for Good: Virtual Reality Meetup

November 13, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Event Details:
This meetup is for anyone interested in discussing how virtual reality (VR/AR/XR) can lead to positive impact and change. We will demonstrate and discuss immersive experiences, tools, and methodologies that are driving awareness and positive change i...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

We Read YA Book Group

November 13, 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. November's disc...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

November 14, 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

November 14, 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

November 14, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
November's selection is Better Late Than Never by Jenn McKinlay. Complete list of upcoming titles. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 14, 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

November 14, 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...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Fiction Folks

November 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
November discussion book is Nomadland: Surviving America in the twenty-first century by Jessica Bruder Complete list of upcoming titles. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Gnomevember: Passport Pals

November 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
This week, we head to Norway! Enjoy Nordic folktales, dance to traditional music, and decorate your own nisse, a sly yet charming gnome-like creature that's said said to protect farms...and don't forget to stamp your passport before you go! Ages 4 an...

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.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Books and Bites

November 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Entertainment, Health
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.

Code Commanders

November 14, 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 "THINKspot at Main" group.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

November 14, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:
Learn the foundations of Microsoft Excel - including how to create, edit, and format data in a spreadsheet. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.