Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

ESL Conversation Group

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Large Study Space (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

Advanced Microsoft Excel

August 26, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
Learn advanced Excel topics like how to create pivot tables, how to use multiple spreadsheets, and how to use absolute references, vlookup, and other techniques. Proficiency in Intermediate Microsoft Excel is required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

YAAS! Presents: Gender Equality

August 27, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join two of our librarians for a lively discussion about the importance of gender equality in all aspects of life.  ...

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+.

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

August 28, 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.

Vinyl Cutting for Beginners: Stickers are Coming

August 28, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: Silhouette Cameo (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Brighten up your car, water bottle, or anything else you own with custom-made vinyl stickers! We'll teach you how design and print stickers using our Silhouette Cameo.  ...

Hydrate Mesa: Hydrate With Greywater

August 29, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Harvest greywater to complete your backyard oasis. Did you know that an average household’s laundry water produces enough greywater to support a backyard fruit tree? We’ll show you how to use a laundry-to-landscape system to recycle this greywater fo...

ESL Conversation Group

August 31, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Large Study Space (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

September 4, 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.

First Five Years™

September 6, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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...

Music Lab for Kids

September 6, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us after Learn and Grow with Rhythm and Flow for musical free play and hands-on experience with different instruments. Ages 2-5. ...

Beginning Genetic Genealogy (DNA)

September 7, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Roadrunner Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Genealogist Ken Waters will explain the basics of using DNA test results to research your family tree. ...

ESL Conversation Group

September 7, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Large Study Space (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

STEAM on the Spot: Homopolar Motor

September 7, 2019
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 every other Saturday. Create your own moving figurine using a battery, magnets and copper wire. For ages 8+ ...

STEAM at the Ranch: Marble Runs

September 9, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
It's Engineering Day: this week we'll be making marble runs. ...

Stretch your imagination using science! Each week we'll do hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, art, or math. Grades 1-6.

Meditation for Beginners

September 9, 2019
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. ...

A, B, C, Ds of Medicare

September 10, 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...

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

September 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.

First Five Years™

September 13, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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...

A, B, C, Ds of Medicare

September 14, 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...

ESL Conversation Group

September 14, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Large Study Space (DR)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. Adult non-native speakers are welcome, and no registration is needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Enjoy an informal way t...

Buying Your First House

September 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
While buying your first house is exciting and something to be proud of, it can be a confusing and complicated process that can leave you feeling intimidated. By attending this first-time home buyer seminar you can alleviate some of the anxiety that c...

Meditation for Beginners

September 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational
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. ...

STEAM at the Ranch: Reverse Drawing with Oil Pastels

September 16, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Event Details:
It's Art Day: learn how to draw in reverse using oil pastels.  ...

Stretch your imagination using science! Each week we'll do hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, art, or math. Grades 1-6.

YAAS! Presents: Tanabata Celebration

September 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This week we welcome local YA author Sara Fujimura, who will teach us all about the Japanese festival of Tanabata. Delicious food and a hands-on project will accompany a discussion of her book, Tanabata Wish. ...

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+.

ESL Grammar and Conversation Class

September 18, 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.

Self-Publishing 101: Choosing the Right Printer

September 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Now that you’ve written and designed your book, you are ready to have it printed and distributed. This class will cover preparing the files for print and choosing the right company for you.  Yolie Hernandez is the founder and owner of AZ...

Kindergarten Readiness Workshop

September 19, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This workshop presented by Child Crisis Arizona focuses on how to help children make the transition from preschool into kindergarten. Each participant will receive a free kindergarten readiness kit. Join us for this informational session to ensure yo...