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This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Join us for an exciting live animal adventure highlighting various creatures from around the world, their homes, and the ways the lives of these vastly different animals are interwoven to create a community where each has a purpose and a place.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Knit & Crochet Flags

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:

In celebration of Pride Month, learn to knit or crochet your favorite flag. 

Supplies are limited. This program is for 12 and up.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Join us for an exciting live animal adventure highlighting various creatures from around the world, their homes, and the ways the lives of these vastly different animals are interwoven to create a community where each has a purpose and a place.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Greenwood district was coined “Black Wall Street” because it was a thriving African American community that boosted hospitals, churches, shopping centers, schools, and banks.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

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

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Jump into adventure and ignite imagination as picture books come to life in this drama-focused and interactive storytime for preschoolers and their families presented by Mesa Arts Center.

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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Jump into adventure and ignite imagination as picture books come to life in this drama-focused and interactive storytime for preschoolers and their families presented by Mesa Arts Center.

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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

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

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

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Teen, 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.

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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Computer Class
Event Details:

Measure your digital skills and use interactive training to build your tech knowledge in areas such as email, Microsoft Word, social media and using the internet.

This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.
Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional

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.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Alligators, manatees, and dolphins, oh my! Learn how the largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S. uses its varied ecosystems to provide habitat to the myriad of animals and more.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Computer Basics

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Class, Educational
Event Details:

Pre-requisite: A working knowledge of how to use a computer mouse and keyboard.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Bring a blanket or beach towel to sit on and enjoy Wonka the musical movie in the cool air conditioning at the library. Rated PG. 

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

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

Fantasy Readers Unite!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:

Join us monthly to discuss fantasy books!

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:

Try your hand at a low-stakes craft night. This month we'll be making hummingbird feeders out of recycled glass bottles.

Ages 14+

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

Toddlertime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

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

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: 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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for a special presentation of Preschool Storytime with Jan Sandwich as Cowgirl Jan. Yee Haw! Cowgirl Jan brings a heap of fun to any event...

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: 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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: 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 event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Teen Time: Neon Signs

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:

See your name in lights when you join us to make your very own neon sign. Easy to use materials and instructions will be provided. Supplies are limited.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference

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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

K-pop Dance Party

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Entertainment, Instructional
Event Details:

Learn how to dance like the K-pop idols while enjoying the music of bands like Blackpink, BTS, Stray Kids, Twice and More.  

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.