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This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
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.     ...

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.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Craft-ish: Slime Making

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Slime making can be a tantalizing experience for your senses.  We provide the supplies to make your own slimy experience.     Supplies are limited. Ages 8-12 ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Instructional, Sustainability
Event Details:
Stretch your imagination using science! Each month we'll do hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, art, or math. Grades 1-6. This month's challenge is to build a bridge out of various materials that will hold weight. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Let's Play with Paper

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Lets Play with Paper. Join us for an hour of paper crafting. Ages 18+.  Space is limited. October's Craft: Origami Wreath ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

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

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

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.

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.

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Children, 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.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, 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.

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.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

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.

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.

Computer Basics

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:
Pre-requisite: A working knowledge of how to use a computer mouse and keyboard. 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 the basics of Mic...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

STEAM at the Library

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
Design and carry out experiments to help you learn more about science — the fun way! Strap on your goggles and get ready to have a blast. Ages 5 -10. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment, Sustainability
Event Details:
Use your imagination to build your own perfectly peculiar monster out of recycled materials and various craft supplies. Supplies are limited. Ages 8-12.  ...

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in our community, and address the negative outcomes of a changing climate.

Learn about the Library’s sustainability efforts
Get tips on living green

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 Main" group.

Machine: Impossible

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to create a machine that can solve a problem and maybe even save the world. This program will self-destruct in 60 minutes. This program is for ages 8+. This program is limited to the first 10 partic...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
Part 2 in a 5 part small business series. Whether you have started a business or have a business a plan is vital.  Fail to plan, then plan to fail.  An interactive program where people will start writing their own business plan. This ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

THINKspot Equipment Q&A

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
If you have questions about the equipment in THINKspot, we have answers. Our THINKspot Librarian Jeff will be available in to help you turn that idea you have for a project into a plan of action. This is a drop in program, no appointment is necess...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
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.     ...

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.

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.

Toddlertime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Children, 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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

Yoga Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Come and join us for a storytime filled with movement, singing, stories, mindfulness, and easy yoga poses. Ages 3-5 years. ...

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.

Ticketed Event

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Toddlertime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
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.     ...

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.

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.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional

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.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Card

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Teen Zone Arcade

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Teen Zone Arcade is back open for fun. Come join us at our video game station where we have Xbox360, VR, and Nintendo Switch. We have many of your favorite and classic games to choose from. Game on in the Teen Zone Arcade! ...
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: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

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

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.

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 "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 "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Sustainability
Event Details:
Turquoise has a long-standing tradition amongst Native cultures of the Southwest, holding special significance and profound meanings to specific individual tribes. Even before the more contemporary tradition of combining silver with turquoise, cultur...
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+.