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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:

Peeps® dioramas are all the rage. Create a camping diorama using Peeps®. 

Supplies are limited.

Disclaimer(s)

Ticketed Event

Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program start.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Computer Basics

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Class, Educational
Event Details:

If you are new to the computer or just want to know more about how it works then Computer Basics is the place to start.  This week we will learn how to type on a keyboard. 

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Writing
Event Details:

Come join our tween creative writing club. Each month, we will be participating in different creative writing prompts, exercises, and games. You can also bring your own writing to share. Ages 8-12.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:

This four-week hybrid course through Baltu Technologies will provide essential skills training for those seeking careers in fiber optics.

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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Get your engineers cap ready as the Arizona Big Train Operators pull into the depot at Red Mountain Library.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Outreach Services" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach Services
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Health
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18.

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 digital skills and use interactive training to build your tech knowledge in areas such as email, Microsoft Word, social media and using the internet.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
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 "Mesa Express Library" group.
Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Start your day with a story and playtime at the Tot Lot next to the Mesa Express Library. 

Please bring water for you and your family. 

Disclaimer(s)

MEL Programs

All events at the Mesa Express Library are held outdoors. 

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Get your engineers cap ready as the Arizona Big Train Operators pull into the depot at Red Mountain Library.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18.

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: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Adventures at your Library summer matinee Indiana Jones movie series. The second in the movie series "The Temple of Doom."

Rated PG

This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Puzzle Swap

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games, Sustainability
Event Details:

Spread the fun and extend the life of the puzzles you’ve already completed.

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 "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.

Puzzle Competition

2:15pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Try a new adventure this summer and join us in our next puzzle competition. Teams of 2-3 will go head-to-head in completing a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle in less than 2 hours. Find your team members and have 1 person from your team register.

This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.

Outdoor Family Night

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Come and play games from the Mesa Express Library's stuffbrary that the whole family can enjoy. 

Please bring water for you and your family. 

Disclaimer(s)

MEL Programs

All events at the Mesa Express Library are held outdoors. 

This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.

Take Home

8:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: School Age, Tween
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Enjoy the entertainment of a Summer reading Program in the comfort of your own home. Come by the Mesa express Library to pick up A Tak Home Program, complete the tasks, and earn summer reading points. 

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

Toddlertime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program start.

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

Toddlertime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
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 Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program start.

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

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18.

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.