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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: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

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.

Raising a Reader®

10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
This engaging series includes 4 workshops for parents and award-winning books to read with your child at home. Participate in Raising a Reader® & learn: How to excite your child with books & build a reading routine at home Effective ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

First 5 Pages Book Club

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment, Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for an elementary age storytime! We’ll read the first five pages of the book of the month and follow up with a story related activity. This month we will be reading Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling and com...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

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

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

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: 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)

IBCCES Autism Certified

The Dobson Ranch Library is IBCCES Autism Certified. IBCCES trains/certifies organizations to better serve individuals with cognitive disorders. These ideals are incorporated at all Dobson Ranch Library programs. If you have any concerns or need to request specific accommodations for you or your child, please contact us.

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.

Preschool Storytime

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

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

Math Tutoring for Teens

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If your math homework gives you a headache, former math teacher Mr. Rogowski can help by showing you how to solve problems and proofs during the library's math lab for teens. Bring your homework, your tests, your notes, everything you need to work on...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

App Artist

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Event Details:
Every week we will create awesome projects using all sorts of different apps. Learn vector graphics, raster graphics, pixel graphics, animation, and how to take your own work to the next level.  It’s time to learn how to unlock your creativity a...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Get started using THINKspot's 3D printer by learning how to find a design, use the software and run the 3D printer. Teen Time is a chance for teens to hang out, create, play and learn with a different topic each time. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 1 (RM)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
Mesa Public Library is excited to partner with the Arizona State Library and welcome Kelli Donley-Williams as our Writer in Residence from February through April. Kelli is an author and a member of the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing...
This event is in the "Outreach Services" group.

Cheer Readers Book Group

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Outreach Services
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
Join this community group in discussing mostly general fiction titles. This group meets offsite on the last Tuesday of each month. This month we are discussing Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr See all dates and titles   ...

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.

Baby Lapsit

9:00am - 9:30am
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.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
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.

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

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
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.

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.

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.

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: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

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 "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Glowforge Training

1:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Let's learn the basics of using the Glowforge laser printer. Once you've completed this workshop, you can take our quick online Niche Academy training, pass all the quizzes with 100%, sign a THINKspot waiver and you are ready to make an equipment res...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Little Crafters

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Little crafters will create pieces of artwork using different types of techniques and mediums.  So be prepared to get a little messy.  We provide all the materials and you provide the imagination.     Registration is no...
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, 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 continue to learn the b...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Book Groups
Event Details:
Each month we will read a book from the world of Percy Jackson, and during the program, we will enjoy trivia, games, and crafts inspired by the book we have read.  This month's book is Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Titans Curse. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Teen Culture Collective

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Are you reading a book you just have to share? Watching a show you need someone to talk to about or interested in a movie or documentary? Then Teen Culture Collective is the place for you. Stop by the Teen Zone to meet and hang out while discussing b...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 1 (RM)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
Mesa Public Library is excited to partner with the Arizona State Library and welcome Kelli Donley-Williams as our Writer in Residence from February through April. Kelli is an author and a member of the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us as we venture into virtual reality as we test out apps and explore new virtual places.  This month we will create own virtual garden. Registration is required and spots are limited.     ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Explore THINKspot's creative options and learn to make a decorative magnet on our Glowforge.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.