Upcoming Events

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Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Yoga for Beginners

July 23, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Come to the library for yoga in a relaxed environment without the pressure of attending a gym or studio. Session is for adults and appropriate for all levels, and will focus on technique the practice of yoga flow. Participants must be able to get up ...

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

July 24, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Event Details:

This class is open to adult non-native speakers who need to improve their English speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills while learning about American culture.

Internet Basics

July 25, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:

Learn all of the parts of a web browser, how to navigate a website, and how to effectively search for information online.

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

The HOTspot Digital Help Desk

July 25, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:
Learn how to download ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more to your laptop, tablet, or e-reader from our Digital Help Desk support team. Please have these things with you: Devices (this could be your tablet, laptop, smartphone) Valid Mes...

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Library Card

Participants will need an active Mesa Public Library card and 4-digit PIN.

Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Event Details:
Deciding when someone must stop driving can be stressful.  It is a difficult conversation and the person might not be ready to hand over the keys.  Hear from keynote speaker Danielle Goldfarb, MD, from Banner Alzheimer's Institute to learn ...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact us.

The HOTspot Digital Help Desk

July 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:
Learn how to download ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more to your laptop, tablet, or e-reader from our Digital Help Desk support team. Please have these things with you: Devices (this could be your tablet, laptop, smartphone) Valid Mes...

Disclaimer(s)

Library Card

Participants will need an active Mesa Public Library card and 4-digit PIN.

Great Outdoors: Urban Hummingbirds

July 27, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Emily Macklin of Audubon Arizona will present an entertaining and informative program on hummingbirds.  These colorful creatures possess a personality greater than their size and amazing physical capabilities!  Learn why they are so importa...

ESL Conversation Class

July 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

ESL Conversation Group

July 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Large Study Space (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

After Hours: Escape Azkaban

July 27, 2019
4:45pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Witches, wizards, and muggles alike are invited to linger in the library after the doors close for a magical night. You and your companions have been imprisoned in Azkaban and must discover how to counteract the dementors’ power before time runs...

Exercise Your Brain and Learn to Code

July 29, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Code Clubs, Computer Classes
Event Details:

Learning to code isn’t as hard as you think. Using puzzles and games, you’ll learn the basics of different coding languages and be able to show off what you’ve created to family and friends.

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

Lynda.com Open Lab

July 30, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
What do you want to learn today? Meet Lynda.com, an online learning platform offering nearly 6000 courses in tech, business, and creative skills. These self-paced video courses are taught by experts and are perfect for beginning, intermediate, and ad...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

Library Card

Participants will need an active Mesa Public Library card and 4-digit PIN.

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

July 31, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Event Details:

This class is open to adult non-native speakers who need to improve their English speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills while learning about American culture.

Getting Started with Pinterest

August 1, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Educational
Event Details:
Get creative with Pinterest!  Pinterest is an online social media tool for discovering, saving, and sharing inspiring images and project ideas.  It is great for finding new recipes and craft projects, creating inspirational mood boards...

The HOTspot Digital Help Desk

August 1, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:
Learn how to download ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more to your laptop, tablet, or e-reader from our Digital Help Desk support team. Please have these things with you: Devices (this could be your tablet, laptop, smartphone) Valid Mes...

Disclaimer(s)

Library Card

Participants will need an active Mesa Public Library card and 4-digit PIN.

Adult Coloring Club

August 1, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Relax and color your stress away. Coloring pages designed especially for adults and colored pencils will be provided or you may bring your own. ...

Hydrate Mesa: Hydrate Your Yard

August 1, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Learn how to use passive rainwater harvesting to create a series of berms, basins, and swales that will direct rainwater while reducing flooding and erosion in your yard.  ...

The HOTspot Digital Help Desk

August 3, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference
Event Details:
Learn how to download ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more to your laptop, tablet, or e-reader from our Digital Help Desk support team. Please have these things with you: Devices (this could be your tablet, laptop, smartphone) Valid Mes...

Disclaimer(s)

Library Card

Participants will need an active Mesa Public Library card and 4-digit PIN.

DNA Testing Options

August 3, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
 Learn about the different types of DNA tests, how they work, and compare the companies.  Are there any security risks with taking a test?  What can I learn from taking a test?  Ken Waters will fill you in on all the latest info i...

ESL Conversation Class

August 3, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

ESL Conversation Group

August 3, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Large Study Space (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

And Here's the Pitch

August 3, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
A story pitch may be the single most important tool in an author's arsenal. Mesa author Randy Lindsay will explain how to describe the essential elements of your story in a sentence or two and in a way that will hook potential publis...

Trivia "Night:" Marvel Cinematic Universe

August 3, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
All Avengers assemble to the Dobson Ranch Library for another Trivia "Night." So bring together a group of remarkable people (or come as an individual), to see if you can become something more and test your knowledge of the Marvel Cinematic Univ...

A, B, C, Ds of Medicare

August 6, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Medicare can be confusing. Come join us to learn about the different parts of Medicare and your options for Medicare coverage. This seminar is essential for people turning 65 years old as well as for people already on Medicare who want more education...

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

August 7, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Event Details:

This class is open to adult non-native speakers who need to improve their English speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills while learning about American culture.

Let's Play With Paper

August 7, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
The first Wednesday of each month get creative with all kinds of paper. We will work on a new project to make greeting cards, decorative origami, paper books/journals, and a whole lot more. If you like to play with paper of all colors, textures and p...

PageTurners Book Group

August 8, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
August's selection is Beartown by Fredrik Backman. Complete list of upcoming titles. ...