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

Enchanted Engineering

January 21, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Drop by to engineer your own enchanted castle and see if you can make a drawbridge that works using various materials including cardboard tubes. Inspiration will be taken from medieval castles and blueprints. Ages 6 and up. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Stop by to get a sneak peek at our exciting and new Monarch Haven and Reading Sanctuary garden and learn about ways you can help get it ready for its grand opening on March 28. Monarch Butterfly experts, gardeners and others will be onsite and staff ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
Drop in and make Valentine’s Day cards for the library’s Homebound Program patrons and seniors living in Assisted Living around Mesa. Library volunteers will deliver the valentines with their regular visits during the month of February. Supplies prov...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Drop in and make Valentine’s Day cards for the library’s Homebound Program patrons and seniors living in Assisted Living around Mesa. Library volunteers will deliver the valentines with their regular visits during the month of February. Supplies prov...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
Drop in and make Valentine’s Day cards for the library’s Homebound Program patrons and seniors living in Assisted Living around Mesa.Library volunteers will deliver the valentines with their regular visits during the month of February. Supplies provi...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Family Storytime

February 10, 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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Volunteer Service Day in the Monarch Haven

February 15, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Help us put the finishing touches on this exciting project. The Monarch Haven & Reading Sanctuary is a new outdoor space not only for monarchs and other butterflies, but for our surrounding community as a contemplative place to read, learn, and e...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Family Storytime

February 18, 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 "Main Library" group.

Saturday Storytime

February 22, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, Family
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.

Aircraft Science

February 25, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Calling all future pilots! Have you ever wondered how airplanes and helicopters work? Learn all about how aircraft stay in the air with pilot Joel Nelsen, then put your new knowledge into action by designing and testing paper airplanes...
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 "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 "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.

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 ear headbands 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.
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 "Main Library" group.

Now Showing: The Emoji Movie

March 6, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment, Movie
Event Details:
Make your own emoji mask or headband while you journey with Gene, an outcast emoji, across various apps. Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rated PG. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Family Storytime

March 9, 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 "Main Library" group.

Fuzzy Beard Puppet Show

March 10, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
The Fuzzy Beard Show is a therapeutic healing show for youth. It utilizes music, puppetry, and animations to teach the six character pillars of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship while allowing the audien...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Rainbow Art

March 14, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Bring your creativity and join us for a colorful afternoon of rainbow-themed crafts! ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Family Storytime

March 17, 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 Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: X-Carve (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen, Adult, Family, All Ages
Program Type: Games, Instructional
Event Details:
Mesa Public Library is partnering with the Arizona Game Fair to bring you a free day of learning how to play board games in THINKspot. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Create your own board game workshop

March 21, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Games, Instructional
Event Details:
In this interactive workshop, you and your family will create your very own board game. Mesa Public Library is partnering with the Arizona Game Fair to bring provide you with all the instructions and components needed to build a game your whole famil...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Miniature Figure Painting

March 21, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Games, Instructional
Event Details:
Learn to paint miniature figures for tabletop and role-playing games. The Mesa Public Library is partnering with the Arizona Game Fair to provide you with the instruction and materials for this interactive painting class. Bring your creativity and sh...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Learn how to play Role Play Games

March 21, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: Bernette Chicago 7 #2
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Games, Instructional
Event Details:
Role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons are not just for adults. Learn how you can play role-playing games with your whole family. The Mesa Public Library is partnering with the Arizona Game Fair to teach you the elements that go into starting...