Upcoming Events

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

Code Commanders

February 27, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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 "Main Library" group.

Tween Time: Soundwave Art

February 27, 2020
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Music is like magic, and a great song can make even the worst day a little brighter. Turn the sound waves of your favorite song into a work of art and give yourself a boost by not just hearing but seeing your favorite song! Ages 8-12. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Family Storytime

February 27, 2020
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and literacy-boosting activities. Birth-5.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Adult Craft Night: Mosaic

February 27, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
 This month we'll be making cards, quilling, and mosaics with broken CD's. Materials will be provided.   ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Baby Lapsit

February 28, 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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

February 28, 2020
10:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers no-cost tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax ret...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Shake, Boogie, and Bop!

February 28, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
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 "Main Library" group.

Sensory Playtime

February 28, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Drop in to explore different sensory stations with your little one.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Stop, Drop, and Craft: Journal Making

February 28, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Stop what you're doing and drop into THINKspot to craft! Materials, instructions, and inspiration will be provided for you.  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Paws2Read

February 29, 2020
9:00am - 10:30am
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 "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

The HOTspot Digital Help Desk

February 29, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:

Curious about downloading ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more from the library with your laptop, mobile device, or ereader? Drop in during these sessions for one-on-one assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Card

Participants will need an active Mesa Public Library card and 4-digit PIN.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Take the Leap: Adopt a Pet

February 29, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
If you have been considering bringing home a new animal to love, today is the perfect day to take the leap! Visit our adoption fair in the courtyard behind the library to find the purrfect addition to your family. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Cats vs Dogs! Storytime

February 29, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and literacy-boosting activities. Birth-5.

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

Buying Your First House

February 29, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
While buying your first house is exciting and something to be proud of, it can be a confusing and complicated process that can leave you feeling intimidated. By attending this first-time home buyer seminar you can alleviate some of the anxiety that c...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Sewing Swag: Pet Bandanas

February 29, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
We know your fur baby is already adorable, but we've got just the thing to take their cuteness to the next level. Make a bandana for a pet at home or for one of the animals available for adoption outside the library! ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

DIY Dog and Cat Toys

February 29, 2020
11:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Create t-shirt tug toys for your pups or jingly pom-poms for your kitties! Take them home to your own furry friends or leave them with us to be donated to the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control Shelter.  ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

ESL Conversation Class

February 29, 2020
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

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 "Main Library" group.

ESL Conversation Class

February 29, 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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Local Author Book Fair

February 29, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Lobby (RM)
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Meet our local writers and discover your next great read. Every genre of literature--mysteries, science fiction, thrillers, westerns--will be represented. Books will be available for sale and signing by the authors. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Now Showing: Homeward Bound

February 29, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Make your own animal mask and watch as three pets escape from a California ranch and embark on a dangerous quest to find their owners. Walt Disney Pictures. Rated G. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Writers in Residence Consultation Hours

February 29, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
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 will use the library as her workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspiring ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Conscious Crafters

February 29, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: School Age, Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Young budding environmentalists in grades 4-8, join us at Conscious Crafters, a new club inspired by the growing "craftivist" movement!  On the last Saturday of each month, enjoy captivating conversations on issues you care about, create eco-con...

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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Let your creativity loose by creating a building to add to our paper city. Your creation will be displayed in the children's area throughout the month of March. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Toddlertime

March 2, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Disclaimer(s)

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

March 2, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Disclaimer(s)

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Touch a Truck Storytime: Front Loader

March 2, 2020
11:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Entertainment, Storytime
Event Details:
Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a visit from a special truck that you can see up close! Today we will be visited by a City of Mesa Front Loader.  ...