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

Sewing Help Saturdays

May 2, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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, it's time to learn how to fix it with the THINKspot librarians help. At Sewing Help Saturdays we will provide beginner help to help fix and mend clothing. We ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Intro to Yoga Series

May 2, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Yoga is a great way to destress, exercise, and clear your mind. Yoga instructor Andreanna Crooks will lead an introduction to intentional breathing, stretching, and easy movement. Skills build from week to week, so make sure to attend every session!&...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

May the 4th: Teen Cookie Decorating

May 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Use the Force to decorate awesome Star Wars cookies. Stay on target, we won't tell you the odds and this isn't a trap- just a cool afternoon of cookies, frosting and Star Wars. Supplies are limited. Ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

YAAS! Presents: Mod Podge Magnets

May 5, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
This week we'll make one-of-a-kind magnets that make great gifts or decorations.  ...

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 "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

May 6, 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.

Sew a Pillow

May 6, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join us while we learn to use a sewing machine like a pro. This month we will be making a cozy pillow. In this crafty program we will supply the materials, so all you need to bring is the enthusiasm! Required: Please take our v...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Intro to Yoga Series

May 9, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Yoga is a great way to destress, exercise, and clear your mind. Yoga instructor Andreanna Crooks will lead an introduction to intentional breathing, stretching, and easy movement. Skills build from week to week, so make sure to attend every session!&...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Anime Club

May 11, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
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 Haikyu!! Find out the latest news, discuss your favorite Manga, watch some episodes on Crunchyroll, eat some snacks and meet new people. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Meditation for Beginners

May 11, 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 "Main Library" group.

Aromatherapy for Teens

May 12, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Finals can be stressful, so take some time to relax and make bath bombs or bath salts. Supplies are limited, ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Professor Golden from Mesa Community College is returning to lead an interactive lecture on contemporary and historical social issues. ...

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 "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

May 13, 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 "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Intro to Yoga Series

May 16, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Yoga is a great way to destress, exercise, and clear your mind. Yoga instructor Andreanna Crooks will lead an introduction to intentional breathing, stretching, and easy movement. Skills build from week to week, so make sure to attend every session!&...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

YAAS! Presents: Autism Awareness

May 19, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Tonight's program was planned by a teen member of YAAS! A guest speaker will give a presentation about life on the autism spectrum, and then lead the group in a hands-on activity. ...

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 "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

May 20, 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.

Pet Photography

May 21, 2020
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Ready to find the light and take your pet photography to the next level?  There is probably a look your pet has that makes you smile from deep inside. It might be a slight tilt of the head, a thoughtful glance, soulful eyes, or a curious express...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Craft Night: Bird Feeders

May 21, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
This month we'll be making liquid and seed bird feeders for our feathered friends.  ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Teen Tuesday: Happy Little Trees

May 26, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon of chill painting as we follow a Bob Ross tutorial and create amazing works of art. Ages 12-18.  "We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents."- Bob Ross ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

YAAS! Presents: Teen Advisory Board

May 26, 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 "Main Library" group.

Super Smash Bros. Tourney

May 27, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Get ready for the first Super Smash Bros. Tournament of the Summer! We’ll create a bracket and battle to crown a winner. Bring your friends and we’ll bring the equipment. Make sure to get here on time to add your name to the bracket, space is li...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Teen Movie Marathon: DCEU

May 28, 2020
10:30am - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Time to binge the DC Extended Universe. Join us for a day of Wonder Woman, Shazam!, and Aquaman.  Wonder Woman: Action Adventure. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable wa...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Craftivist Club

May 28, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: School Age, Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Calling all crafty teens in grades 6-12! On the last Thursday afternoon of each month, discuss global issues you care about, create arts and crafts inspired by the growing "craftivist" trend, and channel your concerns in a po...

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.

Meditation for Beginners

May 30, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program 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. Participants will be seated in chairs, so you will not need a mat. You may wish to bring a pillow or cushion for your c...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

June 1, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Come unwind for the Summer with games in the Teen Zone. Play Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, or X Box One-S. You can also choose to play one of our many board  and card games. Ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Gaming at the Library

June 3, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Come unwind for the Summer with games in the Teen Zone. Play Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, or X-Box One-S. You can also choose to play one of our many board and card games. Ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Smart Cycling Fundamentals

June 3, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
During this introductory workshop, learn about basic bicycle techniques, rules, and equipment, and get a brief update on Mesa's bicycle projects and events. All participants will receive free bicycle safety gear. Ages 12+. This class is limited to 30...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Anime Marathon: MHA

June 4, 2020
11:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
It's Summer, time to binge on My Hero Academia! Ages 12-18. ...