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

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

December 11, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Event Details:

This class is open to adult non-native speakers who need to improve their English speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills while learning about American culture.

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

Meditation for Beginners

December 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Carolyn Aligada will teach the basics of meditation with simple yet powerful techniques that will help you deal with stress wherever you are. We will be seated in chairs, so you do not need a mat. You may wish to bring a pillow or cushion for your co...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Making Beeswax Candles

December 17, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Roll your own festive candles to create amazing holiday displays.  These candles will make a great addition to your holiday decorations.  ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

A, B, C, Ds of Medicare

December 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Medicare can be confusing. Come join us to learn about the different parts of Medicare and your options for Medicare coverage. This seminar is essential for people turning 65 years old as well as for people already on Medicare who want more education...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Positive Discipline and Guidance

December 17, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
In this workshop presented by Child Crisis Arizona, caregivers and parents learn how to use positive discipline techniques, build strong relationships with children, and communicate effectively. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

December 18, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Event Details:

This class is open to adult non-native speakers who need to improve their English speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills while learning about American culture.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Self-compassion, gratitude and mindfulness are “three good things” a caregiver can do to improve their quality of life. And, these practices are available to you anytime, anywhere. You and the person you care for will reap the rewards of these practi...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Understanding Annunities

December 20, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
We will explore the different types of available annuities as well as their primary uses while uncovering what is behind some of the lofty promises. There will be a Q & A session at the end of the program.  This program is presented by Scott...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

A, B, C, Ds of Medicare

December 21, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Medicare can be confusing. Come join us to learn about the different parts of Medicare and your options for Medicare coverage. This seminar is essential for people turning 65 years old as well as for people already on Medicare who want more education...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Bullet Journaling 101

January 2, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
It's 2020, the year to finally get organized. Whether you're a student, a working professional, professional list maker (or anything in between), Bullet Journaling will help you get and stay organized. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Writing Your Family Story--Part 1

January 4, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
The first step in memoir writing is to gather your family stories and documents.  Elizabeth Danielson, author of The Making of an American Family, will make suggestions for creating a coherent text from these resources. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

How To Take Your Novel From Idea To Book

January 4, 2020
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Meet your resolution of writing the great American novel this year by learning how to transform your ideas into a story arc, with character development, plot, and conflict. Kelli Donley Williams will teach writers of all ages how to create a regular ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Moon Viewing with Lowell Observatory

January 7, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Are you fascinated by the stars? Presenters from the Lowell Observatory will lead an educational moon viewing program. While you are here, check out a telescope and take it home to continue your space exploration! Please note: This event will...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

A, B, C, Ds of Medicare

January 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Medicare can be confusing. Come join us to learn about the different parts of Medicare and your options for Medicare coverage. This seminar is essential for people turning 65 years old as well as for people already on Medicare who want more education...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Self-Publishing: The Basics

January 8, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
There are a lot of options when publishing a book, and it is difficult to know what avenue is best for you. This Q&A session will cover what self-publishing is, how difficult it is, and the benefits and challenges of self-publishing versus tradit...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Sensory Playtime

January 10, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Drop in to explore different sensory stations with your little one.

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

A, B, C, Ds of Medicare

January 11, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Medicare can be confusing. Come join us to learn about the different parts of Medicare and your options for Medicare coverage. This seminar is essential for people turning 65 years old as well as for people already on Medicare who want more education...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Writing Your Family Story--Part 2

January 11, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Your family's relationship to its place of origin and time in history makes the story more interesting.  Elizabeth Danielson, author of The Making of an American Family, will discuss the necessary research tools, including databas...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

STEAM on the Spot: Wobble Bots

January 11, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Build, create, and discover while participating in hands-on projects and crafts. Create your wobble bot. For ages 8+ ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Meditation for Beginners

January 13, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Learn the basics of meditation with simple yet powerful techniques that will help you deal with stress wherever you are. We will be seated in chairs, so you do not need a mat.  You may wish to bring a pillow to support your back. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

YAAS! Young Adult Action Society

January 14, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This is our first meeting of 2020, so come by to find out how all this works. We will be brainstorming library programs, community service projects for the upcoming year, and deciding on group norms we can all abide by during our meetings.&...

The Young Adult Action Society offers different activities each week. We are making a positive difference in our library, our city, and the world. This group is always accepting new members—bring a friend! Ages 14+.

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

Stargazing Party

January 14, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Are you fascinated by the stars? Members from the South Mountain Astronomy Club will be available to help point out items to view using our in-house telescope. While you are here, check out a telescope and take it home to continue your space explorat...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
This class reviews the basics of dementia from the various types to progression and treatments available. Most importantly, caregivers will learn the eight most essential strategies to avoid many of the unwanted behaviors that arise due to the demand...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

First Five Years™

January 17, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
First Five Years™ is a 4-session series that provides the latest skills and information for parenting children ages 0-5. Topics include: Temperament, Brain Development, Positive Discipline, and School Readiness. Childcare will be provided. Registrati...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Creating Income in Retirement

January 17, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
From dividend portfolios to annuities this class will dissect what it takes to create sustainable income and review all investments and techniques commonly used.  This program is presented by Scott Sandell, the Arizona Chapter Director of the Fo...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Paws 2 Read

January 18, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Event Details:

Pets like books too! Drop in and read to registered therapy animals and their handlers.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Too many people at risk for suicide do not seek help. We need to find better ways to reach those who suffer, and encourage schools, workplaces, and communities to make mental health a priority.  Cori Frolander, Head of the Arizona Chapter o...