Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Origami and The Princess and the Frog

February 18, 2020
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Dreams don't come true without hard work, and knowing how to make a good desserts don't hurt either. Bring your friends and watch The Princess and the Frog, create origami frogs and snack on something tasty. Ages 12-18. A prince and a princess are...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

YAAS! Presents: Black History Month

February 18, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join guest presenter Sydney Harrison for a presentation and activity honoring Black History Month. ...

The Young Adult Action Society offers different activities each week. We are making a positive difference in our library, our city, and the world. This group is always accepting new members—bring a friend! Ages 14+.

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

Math Lab for Teens with Dr. Don

February 19, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If your math homework gives you a headache, Dr. Don can help by showing you how to solve problems and proofs during the library's math lab for teens. Bring your homework, your tests, your notes, everything you need to work on the grade you want. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

February 19, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

You're halfway through the school week. Come unwind with games in the Teen Zone. Play Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, or X Box One-S. Or, choose to play one of our many board and card games. Ages 12-18.

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

Robotics

February 20, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Code Clubs, Educational, Games
Event Details:
Build your own robots with LEGO Mindstorm or VEX and code them to see what they can do! First time coding? No problem, instructions will be provided. For Ages 8+.  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Historic American Swing Dancing

February 20, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
"It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!" This 3 part class series is an introduction to East Coast Swing dance (also known as "six-count swing" or "triple-step swing") including some of the basic movements and footwork of Lindy Hop and Cha...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Craft Night: Stationery

February 20, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
This month we'll be creating one of a kind stationery.  ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Sewing Help Saturdays

February 22, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If you have a pair of pants that need to be hemmed or a dress that needs to be mended, its time to learn how to fix it with professional advice. At Sewing Help Saturdays we will provide the professional help to fix and mend clothing. We will teach yo...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Retro Day: VHS Lamps

February 25, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Before Netflix and streaming on Smart phones, teens in the 80's and 90's rented VHS movies from Blockbuster. Join us as we make these nostalgic movie cassette tapes into awesome retro lamps. #RetroDay  ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

YAAS! Presents: Teen Advisory Board

February 25, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Teen Advisory Boards traditionally help library staff brainstorm ideas for how to best serve our young patrons. Some of the library's teen volunteers will join us to discuss potential events for our group to participate in or host in t...

The Young Adult Action Society offers different activities each week. We are making a positive difference in our library, our city, and the world. This group is always accepting new members—bring a friend! Ages 14+.

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

Math Lab for Teens with Dr. Don

February 26, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If your math homework gives you a headache, Dr. Don can help by showing you how to solve problems and proofs during the library's math lab for teens. Bring your homework, your tests, your notes, everything you need to work on the grade you want. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

February 26, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

You're halfway through the school week. Come unwind with games in the Teen Zone. Play Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, or X Box One-S. Or, choose to play one of our many board and card games. Ages 12-18.

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

Robotics

February 27, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Code Clubs, Games
Event Details:
Build your own robots with LEGO Mindstorm or VEX and code them to see what they can do! First time coding? No problem, instructions will be provided. For Ages 8+.  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Historic American Swing Dancing

February 27, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
"It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!" This 3 part class series is an introduction to East Coast Swing dance (also known as "six-count swing" or "triple-step swing") including some of the basic movements and footwork of Lindy Hop and Cha...
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 "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 "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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Cut up real books featuring strong female characters and give them new life as an original set of coasters that you can bring home.  ...

The Young Adult Action Society offers different activities each week. We are making a positive difference in our library, our city, and the world. This group is always accepting new members—bring a friend! Ages 14+.

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

Math Lab for Teens with Dr. Don

March 4, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If your math homework gives you a headache, Dr. Don can help by showing you how to solve problems and proofs during the library's math lab for teens. Bring your homework, your tests, your notes, everything you need to work on the grade you want. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

March 4, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

You're halfway through the school week. Come unwind with games in the Teen Zone. Play Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, or X Box One-S. Or, choose to play one of our many board and card games. Ages 12-18.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
There are many paths you can take after high school. Explore some of your options in this series. This month we will be discussing college life with current college students from nearby universities and community colleges. Find out wha...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Young Writers Conference

March 7, 2020
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
If you love writing stories, then this is the event for you! The Young Writers Conference is an afternoon of connecting with other young writers and sharing your story while working with multiple writing coaches and mentors who are there to...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Sewing Help Saturdays

March 7, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If you have a pair of pants that need to be hemmed or a dress that needs to be mended, its time to learn how to fix it with professional advice. At Sewing Help Saturdays we will provide the professional help to fix and mend clothing. We will teach yo...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Trivia "Night:" Marvel Cinematic Universe

March 7, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
If you can lap others in Marvel Cinematic Universe trivia like Captain America laps Sam Wilson, assemble your team (or Hulk smash the questions yourself) to the Dobson Ranch Library for Trivia "Night." Light refreshments will be served if y...

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 "Main Library" group.

Anime Club: Naruto and Spicy Ramen Challenge

March 9, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Join us to geek out on all things Anime. This month we'll spotlight Naruto and join us for a spicy ramen eating challenge if you dare! Not into spice, no worries, we'll have regular ramen for all to enjoy. While you're here find o...

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 "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Meditation for Beginners

March 9, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Learn the basics of meditation with simple yet powerful techniques that will help you deal with stress wherever you are. We will be seated in chairs, so you do not need a mat.  You may wish to bring a pillow to support your back. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Teen Digital Art

March 10, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Calling all artists and creative minds. Join us as we create, experiment, scribble and draw using Procreate on IPads. The digital platform includes text and animation capabilities and a variety of digital art tools to ma...