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This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Fantasy Readers Unite!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
Join us monthly to discuss fantasy books! This month we will be discussing The Ogress and the Orphans by Kelly Regan Barnhill You can request a copy here Ages 8-12. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

THINKspot STEM Lab

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Event Details:
Stop by THINKspot to be a scientist, computer programmer, engineer, or mathematician. The possibilities are endless in this STEM-based program, but supplies are limited.     ...
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
Event Details:
Try your hand at a low-stakes craft night. This month we'll be making yarn-wrapped wire words. Ages 14+ ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.     ...

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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

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 "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.     ...

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 "Main Library" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood, Family
Program Type: Educational, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Story School is a bilingual, two-generation program where children and parents learn together twice a week for 11 sessions. Children are immersed in books and literacy activities that foster their development of literacy, language, and social-em...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Reference

Curious about downloading ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more from the library with your laptop, mobile device, or ereader? Drop in during these sessions for one-on-one assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Library Card

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

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood, Family
Program Type: Educational, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Story School is a bilingual, two-generation program where children and parents learn together twice a week for 11 sessions. Children are immersed in books and literacy activities that foster their development of literacy, language, and social-em...
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, Sustainability
Event Details:
In honor of Earth Day come learn how to upcycle a t-shirt into a tote bag. Bring your own shirt if you can; we will have a limited number for you to use if you can't. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Watch The Hunger Games in the Teen Zone and enjoy some snacks! Teens 12-18.  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
EVCT Bravo is a musical theatre troupe for teens, directed by Breona Conrad. Each semester, students devise a new musical performance piece and tour it around the East Valley ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

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 "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Bring picture books to life by going on an imaginative adventure in this drama-focused storytime. Children will deepen early literacy skills as they explore magical worlds, problem-solve, and become characters in the story.   ...

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 "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Computer Skills Training

11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Use interactive training from Northstar's Digital Literacy program to build your email, Microsoft Word, social media, and internet skills. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Come see this stirring performance by East Valley Children's Theater's Bravo Teen Musical Theater Troupe.  East Valley Children's Theater is theatre for kids, by kids. It's a professional quality community theatre where children can grow and ...
This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.
Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Each month, we will have a quest talk about a sport from a different part of the world.  This month, we will explore Muay Thai kickboxing with Arizona Muay Thai.     ...

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MEL Programs

All events at the Mesa Express Library are held outdoors. 

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
While buying or selling a house is exciting and something to be proud of, it can be a confusing and complicated process that can leave you feeling intimidated. This seminar will guide you through the steps of buying or selling a home and give you cur...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Peer Tutoring

11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: School Age, Tween, Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Free weekly tutoring from Dobson Ranch teen volunteers for students in grades K-12. Drop in and get help with math, science, and writing. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Yoga for Beginners

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Adult
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Yoga practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Classes do not require any fitness level or previous experience of yoga.  Children 7+ can attend Yoga sessions, but should be accompanied by an adult. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Building Blocks Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Come explore your creative side at the library with LEGO® bricks. Children can either follow a monthly theme or build from their imaginations. LEGO® bricks and DUPLO® blocks will be provided. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

ESL Conversation Class

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational

Learn English and meet new friends! Practice basic English listening and speaking skills while learning about American culture. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Ages 18+.

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

ESL Conversation Class

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Adult non-native speakers are welcome--no need to register. ...

Learn English and meet new friends! Practice basic English listening and speaking skills while learning about American culture. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Ages 18+.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Origami for Kids

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age, Tween
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
Come by and learn the Japanese art of paper-folding! We'll introduce you to easy, medium, and hard levels, for everyone to enjoy. Ages 8 -12. ...