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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 "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.

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 Microsoft...
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.

Craft-ish: Papel Picado

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Try your hand at creating papel picaco, a traditional Mexican folk craft, to add color to the celebration of Dia de los Muertos. Ages 8-12.  ...

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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
Part 4 in a 5 part small business series. Find out which licenses your business will need here in the City of Mesa. This program is presented by the Mesa Licensing Office.   ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Every month we will create awesome projects using all sorts of iPad graphic design 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 c...
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 "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 "Red Mountain Library" group.

Turkey Hats

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Come get in the Thanksgiving spirit by making a turkey hat. 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 "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 "THINKspot at Main" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Begin your crafting journey with this evening adult program each month. All skills are welcome to explore their artistic side in making a variety of crafts. This month's program we will be decorating mason jars to get in the Autumn mood. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Adult Coloring Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Relax and color your stress away. Coloring pages and colored pencils, markers, and crayons will be provided, or you may bring your own. In the area in front of THINKspot at RM. ...
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)

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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Program, Sustainability
Event Details:
Donate books, magazines, movies, and music without even leaving your car! Volunteers will be on hand at the Main Library to unload your donation. One hundred percent of the proceeds from our used book sales stay with the library to support programs a...
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.

Ask A Master Gardener

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Sustainability
Event Details:
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are certified volunteers who answer questions about gardening, landscaping, plant identification, and plant problems. If you have been wondering when, what, where, and how to plant your ...

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

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 "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Adult non-native speakers are welcome--no need to register. ...

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 "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Study Room 1 (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Adult non-native speakers are welcome--no need to register. ...

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 Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
Turning a flat picture into a 3D object is no longer just in science fiction movies. In this program we will take you on a digital journey, turning simple ideas into 3D printed ones. This program is limited to the first 10 participants.   ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

LEGO® Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment

Come explore your creative side at the library with LEGO. Children can either follow a monthly theme or build from their imaginations. LEGO and DUPLO blocks will be provided.

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: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

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