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Toddlertime with Ms. Brenna

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging Storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months. This Storytime will be about 20 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zo...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
This recorded virtual Circle Time will engage children from 0-5 years old with books, songs, and activities. Children will get practice while they work on developing a variety of important early literacy skills to get them ready for school....
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
So now that you've taken a DNA test, what's next?  Ken Waters will discuss how to use the DNA test matches to fill out your family tree. This event will take place via Zoom. Register here and we'll send you the Zoom link and passwor...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Meet with other parents and caregivers to learn how to create a themed play environment for your children that will build on their skills through play. This presentation will focus on the importance of learning through play with a demonstra...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
Learning to draw on your iPad or tablet device is now at your fingertips. Join THINKspot librarian Jeffrey Stoffer as he introduces different iPad apps and the amazing things you can do with them. He will also be available live during the program for...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Save the date for the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in May, when we will create cool projects such as paper toys, origami designs, paper books and a whole lot more! Gather your own supplies and we will meet on Zoom. Ages 8-12.  Project for ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Heroic Journeys

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Randy Lindsay, our Writer in Residence, will explain the time-honored tradition of storytelling. (Based on The Writer's Journey by Christopher Volger). Participants will have a chance to practice what they learn on their own stories.  ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Collaborate through email with a Career Services Professional to review or create a professional resume to use in your current job search. Please have a copy of your resume available to submit electronically through email.  If you do n...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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 Storytime will be about 20 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers r...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Get creative with all kinds of paper.  On the 3rd and 5th Saturdays in May (the 15th  and 29th), gather  with us for a papercraft demonstration! If you like to play with paper of all colors, textures, and patterns, this zoom ...
This event is in the "All Locations" group.
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.
This event is in the "Outreach Services" group.

Memorial Day

All Day
Branches:
All Locations, Online / Virtual, Main Library, THINKspot at Main, Red Mountain Branch, THINKspot at Red Mountain, Dobson Ranch Branch, Mesa Express Library, Outreach Services
Description:
All Mesa Public Libraries closed in observance of Memorial Day. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft!  Ask for a Take & Make kit at Park & Pick-Up or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Personalize your paperweight with a quote from your favo...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft! Ask for a Take & Make kit at your curbside appointment or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Learn to make your own beeswax food wraps using the provided mate...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Take a splash into our first SRP take and make kit. Create a mermaid tail while playing games and reading tales of adventure with your family. Pick up at Main only. Geared for Family with Children While supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft! Ask for a Take & Make kit at your curbside appointment or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Use the provided materials to make two animal masquerade masks. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Design your own phone stand with laser cut wood and old comic book pages. Supplies and instructions included in the kit. This Teen Take & Make Kit is available at the Main Library, June 1-12 while supplies last.  Pick up...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft! Ask for a Take & Make kit at your curbside appointment or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Make your own hanging felt sloth using the materials provided. ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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 Storytime will be about 20 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers r...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft! Ask for a Take & Make kit at your curbside appointment or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Use the materials provided to grow four pinto bean plants&nb...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Baby Lapsit with Ms. Joni

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months. This Storytime will be about 15 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zoom link and password via emai...