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Explora con el Museo i.d.e.a

All Day 7/26 - 8/1
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Explora con el Museo Este es un evento virtual proporcionado por la Biblioteca del Condado de Maricopa como parte del Programa de Lectura de Verano. La transmisión está disponible desde el 5 de julio de 2021 hasta el 11 de julio de 2021. Regíst...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Happy Birds: Tricks Galore

All Day 7/26 - 8/1
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Happy Birds presents an entertaining show with parrots. Learn about the different types of parrots, where parrots live, and how special they are. Recommended for all ages.  This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part o...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Join flutist Jenna Daum as she takes you on a journey from the canyons of Arizona to the flowers of Malaysia and all of the creatures in between.  This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Progr...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment, Instructional, Special Program
Event Details:
Follow along with Stacey Gordon from Puppet Pie to make your own toy puppet theater with a box, paper, scissors, crayons and glue!  This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream ...
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.

First Impressions

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Agents, editors at publishing houses, and many potential readers will give a critical eye to the first chapter of a novel. In many cases, the decision to continue reading is made in the first few pages.  This class will focus on the essential el...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft! Ask for a Take & Make kit at your curbside appointment or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Use the provided materials to create paper beads you can mak...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
The magnetic clothespin take and make is a simple craft with a "wow" factor result.  You will be provided with two clothespins, magnetic strips, and decorative paper. It may even inspire other creative uses for decorative paper and glue.&nb...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft! Ask for a Take & Make kit at your curbside appointment or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Use the provided materials to create a watermelon print pinwheel....
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft! Ask for a Take & Make kit at your curbside appointment or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Use the provided materials to create your own Pipe Cleaner and Be...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Book Groups, Educational
Event Details:
Come pick up your Magic Tree House Take and Make Packet! Packets are available at the Red Mountain Branch Library for ages 8-11. Each packet contains a dinosaur balloon craft, activities, and reading comprehension questions. This month we are reading...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Come on by the Main library and pick up a craft for your child.  Paper, googly eyes, and pom poms are included to create a monster hand uniquely yours.  Don't hesitate!! Supplies are limited.  Take and Make available at the Main Lib...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Special Program
Event Details:
No need to track down supplies for this craft! Ask for a Take & Make kit at your curbside appointment or at the Information Desk and follow along with the instructions provided. Use the provided materials to create a rainbow windsock. This ...
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: 18
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.

Baby Lapsit with Ms. Anna

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months. This Storytime will be about 15 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zoom link and password via emai...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Toddlertime with Ms. Anna

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging Storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months. This Storytime will be about 20 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zo...
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. Gather with us for a papercraft demonstration! If you like to play with paper of different colors, textures, and patterns, this zoom presentation is for you. Gather your own supplies and we will me...
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: 19
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.

Baby Lapsit with Ms. Joni

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months. This Storytime will be about 15 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zoom link and password via emai...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Toddlertime with Ms. Joni

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging Storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months. This Storytime will be about 20 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zo...
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: 19
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.

Baby Lapsit with Ms. Amy

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months. This Storytime will be about 15 minutes long. This event will take place via Zoom. Caregivers register here and we'll send you the Zoom link and password via emai...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Baby Lapsit with Ms. Joni

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

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

This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Would you like to attract birds or butterflies to your yard or perhaps you are looking for year-round color, or a cool, shady retreat? By selecting plants that are well-adapted to our desert climate you’ll have less maintenance and more time and mone...