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This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Special Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with awesome stories by #OwnVoices Asian YA authors this month and all year long! Registration for Teen Book Bundles begins today (May 1st). The bundle includes 2 YA novels and 1 Manga that will be...

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

This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Chinese Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Early Childhood, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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 will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zoom link and password via emai...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
Learning to draw on your iPad or tablet device is now at your fingertips. Join THINKspot librarian Jeffrey Stoffer as he introduces different iPad apps and the amazing things you can do with them. He will also be available live during the program for...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Save the date for the 2nd and 4th Saturday in May, when we will create cool projects such as paper toys, origami designs, paper books and a whole lot more! Gather your own supplies and we will meet on Zoom. Ages 8-12.  Project ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Story ideas are everywhere. Participate in a writing workshop intended to show you how to generate ideas for interesting and unique stories. Participants will practice what they learn and leave the workshop with several viable story ideas. ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Baby Lapsit with Ms. Amy

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months. This Storytime will be about 15 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zoom link and password via emai...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Fiction Folks

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
May's discussion book is The Testaments by Margaret Atwood.  This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Register here and we will send you the Zoom link and password the Monday before the meeting. Complete list of upcoming tit...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax return...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Get creative with all kinds of paper.  On the 3rd and 5th Saturdays in May ,the 15th  and 29th, gather with us for a papercraft demonstration! If you like to play with paper of different colors, textures, and patterns, t...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Toddlertime with Ms. Brenna

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging Storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months. This Storytime will be about 20 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zo...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
This recorded virtual Circle Time will engage children from 0-5 years old with books, songs, and activities. Children will get practice while they work on developing a variety of important early literacy skills to get them ready for school....
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
So now that you've taken a DNA test, what's next?  Ken Waters will discuss how to use the DNA test matches to fill out your family tree. This event will take place via Zoom. Register here and we'll send you the Zoom link and passwor...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Meet with other parents and caregivers to learn how to create a themed play environment for your children that will build on their skills through play. This presentation will focus on the importance of learning through play with a demonstra...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
Learning to draw on your iPad or tablet device is now at your fingertips. Join THINKspot librarian Jeffrey Stoffer as he introduces different iPad apps and the amazing things you can do with them. He will also be available live during the program for...