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

Heroic Journeys

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Randy will explain the time-honored tradition of storytelling. (Based on The Writer's Journey by Christopher Volger). Participants will have a chance to practice what they learn on their own stories.  This event will take place via ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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 Storytime will be about 20 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers r...
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.
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 all colors, textures, and patterns, this zoom ...
This event is in the "All Locations" group.
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.
This event is in the "Outreach Services" group.

Memorial Day

All Day
Branches:
All Locations, Online / Virtual, Main Library, THINKspot at Main, Red Mountain Branch, THINKspot at Red Mountain, Dobson Ranch Branch, Mesa Express Library, Outreach Services
Description:
All Mesa Public Libraries closed in observance of Memorial Day. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Take a splash into our first SRP take and make kit. Create a mermaid tail while playing games and reading tales of adventure with your family. Pick up at Main only. Geared for Family with Children While supplies last. ...
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.
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.
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.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age, Family
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Storytime
Event Details:
Leap into Science is a national program that integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books for young children and their families. Join us for some fun adventures learning about lights and shadows.  Because of the popular dema...
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:
June's discussion book is The Devil's Highway by Luis Urrea. 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 titles ...
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.

Chinese Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, 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 email.&nbs...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age, Family
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Storytime
Event Details:
Leap into Science is a national program that integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books for young children and their families. Join us for some fun adventures learning about lights and shadows.  Because of the popular dema...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Code Clubs, Entertainment, Games
Event Details:
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be a game tester, now is your chance throughout the summer. Game testing isn’t just playing video games, it’s a chance to speak your mind about games, it helps game developers find bugs that could ruin...
This event is in the "All Locations" group.

Heroes Know Thyself

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Vivid and believable characters are at the heart of every successful story. The workshop will cover a variety of ways to breathe life into the people that populate your story. Participants will have a chance to apply what they have learned and receiv...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Plant a seed your own way. This SRP take and make kit is about making your own directions to plant a seed and then following those directions to make something amazing. This is a great STEM activity for the whole family. Pick up at Main on...
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.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Code Clubs, Entertainment, Games
Event Details:
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be a game tester, now is your chance throughout the summer. Game testing isn’t just playing video games, it’s a chance to speak your mind about games, it helps game developers find bugs that could ruin...
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.
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.
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...