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This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Gaming at The Library

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment, Games
Event Details:
Come unwind with games in the Teen Zone. Play Nintendo Switch, Xbox One S, or choose to play one of our many board and card games. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational
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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Your mental well-being matters. Teens join us as we explore the significance of mental health. Discover how it shapes your life, recognize signs and symptoms of mental illness, and learn techniques and coping mechanisms to help your overall mental he...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 1 (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If your math homework gives you a headache, former math teacher Mr. Rogowski 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...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
In honor of National Dinosaur Month, join Dr. Robert McCord of the Arizona Museum of Natural History for a fascinating presentation on Arizona during the Late Cretaceous period. keyword: dinosaurs ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Learn and play Dungeons & Dragons®  with an experienced player.  Already know how to play? Come in and use the space to lead your own campaign. New players are welcome.     ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

STEM-ming Arizona

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: STEAM, Sustainability
Event Details:
Let's learn about our impact on the world and the actions we can take to better our environment by leading our community toward sustainability using the 3Rs - reduce, reuse, recycle - in an interactive way through activities and projects. This tee...

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in our community, and address the negative outcomes of a changing climate.

Learn about the Library’s sustainability efforts
Get tips on living green

This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us on a delicious journey as we explore the art of cooking with step-by-step guidance from our culinary enthusiast librarians. Bon appétit! This month we will make a ground beef taco using homemade tortillas.   Ingredients List ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Craf-TEEN

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
This isn't your ordinary craft program, it's a cool craft program. Be creative and transform everyday items into works of art.   ...

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in our community, and address the negative outcomes of a changing climate.

Learn about the Library’s sustainability efforts
Get tips on living green

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This one-hour program explores the history and evolution of the Native American style flute. Larry and Vickie of Song-Within (www.song-within.com) will also perform a number of selections that showcase the versatility of this modern instrument that h...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Roadrunner Room (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
What is the Teen Advisory Board? TAB is a group of library teen volunteers who not only help the library and community, but take an active leadership role in planning programs and displays for teens and kids in the library. Members meet monthly--curr...

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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Your mental well-being matters. Teens, join us as we explore the significance of mental health. Discover how it shapes your life, recognize signs and symptoms of mental illness, and learn techniques and coping mechanisms to help your overall mental h...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Computer Class
Event Details:
Measure your computer skills and use interactive training to build your tech knowledge in areas such as email, Microsoft Word, social media and using the internet. You will be able to work individually at your own pace on the areas you want usin...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Learn to use the laser cutter in THINKspot while making a bookmark to scare away evil book spirits. This program is for teens between the ages of 12-18. Registration is required and spots are limited.     ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
 Join in the fun! Bring your friends and find out who is the ultimate Super Smash champion! Teens ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Follow along with video instructions and paint your own spooky scene on canvas. No artistic experience necessary! Ages 12-18  ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Sew your own half & half t-shirts! Bring two t-shirts of similar size* and make a unique shirt for yourself and a friend. All sewing capabilities welcome and back-up t-shirts will be available. Ages 12-18   *Pro-Tip: Chose two t-shirts...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 1 (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If your math homework gives you a headache, former math teacher Mr. Rogowski 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...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Teen Craft Hour

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Teen Craft hour is the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Each month we will work on a new craft project. This month's craft will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Dia Del los Muertos with a Papel Picado project.  Supplies are limited.  Ag...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

STEM-ming Arizona

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Sustainability
Event Details:
Let's learn about our impact on the world and the actions we can take to better our environment by leading our community toward sustainability using the 3Rs - reduce, reuse, recycle - in an interactive way through activities and projects. This tee...

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in our community, and address the negative outcomes of a changing climate.

Learn about the Library’s sustainability efforts
Get tips on living green

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:
Try your hand at a low-stakes craft night. This month we'll be making any-occasion cards using embellishments. Ages 14+ ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Book Groups, Entertainment
Event Details:
Are you a manga and anime enthusiast? Each month, we will be reading a different manga, then watching the anime together. This month, we will be discussing Death Note Volume 1. You can request your copy here . Ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Get started using THINKspot's Glowforge and upload your own custom art to engrave. Teen Time is a chance for teens to hang out, create, play and learn with a different topic each time. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.