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

Writers in Residence Consultation Hours

March 31, 2020
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
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 McCaslin is the bestselling author of the Proverbial Crimes series, including A Bird in the...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Baby Lapsit

May 1, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program 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.

Shake, Boogie, and Bop!

May 1, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Dance, sing, and rhyme—it's always a good time! Ages 2-5.

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

K-Code Storytime

May 1, 2020
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 "Main Library" group.

PlaySPOT

May 1, 2020
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.

Paws2Read

May 2, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Pets like books too! Drop in and read to registered therapy animals and their handlers.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Authors Harriet and Andrew Smith will introduce us to the wonders of the Sonoran Desert ecosystem as well as the importance of environmental education outreach and conservation. They will sign copies of their book available for sale after the pr...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

ESL Conversation Class

May 2, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
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 "Main Library" group.

Saturday Storytime

May 2, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
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 "Main Library" group.

Grand Canyon Project Live Performance

May 2, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Travel the dusty trails of the Great Abyss through song, slide show, and the spoken word. Learn about the lives of the Gipson, Bass and Lauzon families, early Grand Canyon explorers and entrepreneurs.  Debbie Probst Gipson, author of Sto...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Sewing Help Saturdays

May 2, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If you have a pair of pants that need to be hemmed or a dress that needs to be mended, it's time to learn how to fix it with the THINKspot librarians help. At Sewing Help Saturdays we will provide beginner help to help fix and mend clothing. We ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Intro to Yoga Series

May 2, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Yoga is a great way to destress, exercise, and clear your mind. Yoga instructor Andreanna Crooks will lead an introduction to intentional breathing, stretching, and easy movement. Skills build from week to week, so make sure to attend every session!&...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

LEGO Club

May 2, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Children's Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
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. ...

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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 "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes
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.

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

Toddlertime

May 4, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program 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. ...

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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.

Toddlertime

May 4, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program 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 "Main Library" group.

East Valley New Horizons Orchestra Concert

May 4, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Sit back and enjoy a free concert presented by the East Valley New Horizons Orchestra.  ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Graphics Design Commanders

May 4, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: 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 "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

May the 4th Be with You

May 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Celebrate The Force with lightsaber games, crafts, and Star Wars themed snacks.  ...

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, Early Childhood, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
There's been an awakening in the force - at your library! Celebrate Stars Wars Day with us by making a character headband. Leave with Yoda ears or Princess Leia "hair".  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

May the 4th: Teen Cookie Decorating

May 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Use the Force to decorate awesome Star Wars cookies. Stay on target, we won't tell you the odds and this isn't a trap- just a cool afternoon of cookies, frosting and Star Wars. Supplies are limited. Ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Sign Language Storytime

May 5, 2020
9:15am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Baby/Toddler Signs encourages language and brain development through songs, stories, and play in American Sign Language. Learning signs can promote long-term cognitive benefits for future learning. Birth-4. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Preschool Storytime

May 5, 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.
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

May 5, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes centered around a new letter each week and explore learning stations that increase alphabet knowledge to better prepare children for kindergarten. On the last Tuesday of the month, we will create an alp...