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This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Learn about the culture, history, present traditions, and competitions of the Chinese Lion Dance, then see it performed. This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream is available fro...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Explore your imagination with Childsplay Theatre Company! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream is available from 7/6-7/12. Register for the Summer Reading Program at read2...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Arizona is home to the 5th largest city in the country, but this multi-media presentation will showcase small town across Arizona that have a unique history, but are destinations for all to visit, explore, and experience. Marshall Shore is Arizona's ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Watch this event to will learn how to use different painting techniques to create your own work of art. A talented instructor will walk you step by step through this painting class! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as pa...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Let's mix, whisk, color, and create some magic potions from some favorite fairy tales. Always remember that science is never magic, but a lot of magic is science! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Re...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Join Phoenix Symphony for a look at how music and stories create mood! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream is available from 7/13-7/19. Register for the Summer Reading Pr...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Backstage with Vinnie Bruno

All Day 7/20 - 7/26
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Join Phoenix Symphony for a look at how music and stories create mood! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream is available from 7/20-7/26. Register for the Summer Reading Pr...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
In a faraway world, two brave villagers go on a daring journey to release the dragons and save the kingdom from the Evil Ice Sorceress. Awesome science experiments bring key parts of the story to life. As we explore the fascinating science of dry ice...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Mother Goose by Jan Sandwich

All Day 7/20 - 7/26
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Mother Goose will share her best nursery rhymes and songs like - The Farmer In The Dell, Three Blind Mice and many more. She'll tell the wonderful story of "Little Red Riding Hood", do themed magic and play the Rhyme With Colors Game! This is a vi...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Magician Eric Gilliam

All Day 7/27 - 8/2
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Former World Teen Magic Champion’s variety show is receiving rave reviews! Eric performs a dazzling spectacle of magic, illusions, and sleight of hand in his high energy show, which includes music, comedy and audience participation. An all ages show ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Phoenix Zoo

All Day 7/27 - 8/2
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Enjoy wild animals with Phoenix Zoo! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream is available from 7/27-8/2. Register for the Summer Reading Program at read20AZ.com, then na...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Eileen Morgan’s program explores the fascinating culture of Japan and the Far East through exciting performances and an interactive lecture that showcases the mesmerizing Taiko drum, beautiful bamboo wind instruments and the unique percussion instrum...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

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

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.

Toddlertime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

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

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Pint-Sized Science

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Instructional

Design and carry out experiments to learn more about science—the fun way!

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

10:30am - 11:00am
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.

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

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

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!

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

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

PlaySPOT

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Entertainment

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

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment

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

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

LEGO Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
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 "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

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

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.

Toddlertime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

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

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Young at Art

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment

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.

Baby Lapsit

10:30am - 11:00am
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.