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

K-Code Storytime

May 1, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Code Clubs, Storytime
Event Details:

K-Code Storytime introduces basic coding concepts to families through songs, stories, games, and interactive plugged and unplugged activities. Ages 3-5.

 

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes
Event Details:

Learn how to use the Libby and Overdrive apps to download ebooks and audiobooks from the Greater Phoenix Digital Library to your smartphone or tablet. Please bring your device, email address, and password. If you are using a Kindle, please bring your Amazon account information.

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

May the 4th Be with You

May 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Celebrate The Force with lightsaber games, crafts, and Star Wars themed snacks.  ...

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.

Sign Language Storytime

May 5, 2020
9:15am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Baby/Toddler Signs encourages language and brain development through songs, stories, and play in American Sign Language. Learning signs can promote long-term cognitive benefits for future learning. Birth-4. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Preschool Storytime

May 5, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.   ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Spectrum Storytime

May 5, 2020
11:30am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Spectrum Storytime is geared for children on the autism spectrum and their caregivers. This storytime features a smaller group setting, visual schedule, books, interactive songs, and bubbles. The room will include a separate space if children become ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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

Writer in Residence Consultation

May 5, 2020
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Small Study Space 2 (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From April through June, the Mesa Public Library is hosting bestselling author Mindy Tarquini as its very own Writer in Residence. Mindy will use the library as her workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspiring authors f...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Writing Workshop: It Takes a Village

May 5, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
Characters are the heart and soul of a story. But who are your characters? Bring your work in progress and let's work together to populate the village that will provide your story's life.  From April through June, the Mesa Public Library is h...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Baby Lapsit

May 6, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

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

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

Toddlertime

May 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

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

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

Code Commanders

May 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Code Clubs
Event Details:

Code Commanders is a weekly series that challenges and builds its young users' understanding of how coding works. Ages 8-12.

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

Shake, Boogie, and Bop!

May 8, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Dance, sing, and rhyme—it's always a good time! Ages 2-5.

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

Chinese Storytime

May 9, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for Chinese songs, books, and other silliness. This Storytime is in Mandarin Chinese but all are welcome. Ages 0-5. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Touch a Horse Storytime

May 9, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a visit from a special horse named Echo that you can see and touch up close.  ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Become a Library Super User

May 11, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes
Event Details:

Get familiar with the library's website, learn to search the catalog, and put items on hold. We will also explore some additional library databases such as Lynda.com for computer and business tutorials, resources for language instruction, and sources for reading recommendations.

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

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 "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Sign Language Storytime

May 12, 2020
9:15am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Baby/Toddler Signs encourages language and brain development through songs, stories, and play in American Sign Language. Learning signs can promote long-term cognitive benefits for future learning. Birth-4. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Writer in Residence Consultation

May 12, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Small Study Space 2 (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From April through June, the Mesa Public Library is hosting bestselling author Mindy Tarquini as its very own Writer in Residence. Mindy will use the library as her workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspiring authors f...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Preschool Storytime

May 12, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.   ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

A, B, C, Ds of Medicare

May 12, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Baby Lapsit

May 13, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

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

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

Toddlertime

May 14, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

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

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

Fiction Folks

May 14, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
May's discussion book is Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris.  Complete list of upcoming titles. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Code Commanders

May 14, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Code Clubs
Event Details:

Code Commanders is a weekly series that challenges and builds its young users' understanding of how coding works. Ages 8-12.

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

K-Code Storytime

May 15, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Code Clubs, Storytime
Event Details:

K-Code Storytime introduces basic coding concepts to families through songs, stories, games, and interactive plugged and unplugged activities. Ages 3-5.

 

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

A, B, C, Ds of Medicare

May 16, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
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...