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This event is in the "Main Library" group.

PlaySPOT

May 1, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Family SPOT Resource Center presents "Play on the Go." Join us for fun, hands-on activities. Birth-36 months.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Paws2Read

May 2, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

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

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Grand Canyon Project Live Performance

May 2, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Travel the dusty trails of the Great Abyss through song, slide show, and the spoken word. Learn about the lives of the Gipson, Bass and Lauzon families, early Grand Canyon explorers and entrepreneurs.  Debbie Probst Gipson, author of Sto...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

LEGO Club

May 2, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Children's Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
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. ...

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.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

East Valley New Horizons Orchestra Concert

May 4, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Sit back and enjoy a free concert presented by the East Valley New Horizons Orchestra.  ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

May the 4th Be with You

May 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Celebrate The Force with lightsaber games, crafts, and Star Wars themed snacks.  ...

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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
There's been an awakening in the force - at your library! Celebrate Stars Wars Day with us by making a character headband. Leave with Yoda ears or Princess Leia "hair".  ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

YAAS! Presents: Mod Podge Magnets

May 5, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
This week we'll make one-of-a-kind magnets that make great gifts or decorations.  ...

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 "THINKspot at Main" group.

Tween Time: Game Night

May 7, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
There are so many great games out there, and we want to try them all! If you love games as much as we do, join us every first and third Thursday to play your favorites or learn a new game. This week's featured game is 13 Dead End Drive. Ages 8-1...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Theater and Improv for Adults

May 7, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Come ready to laugh at this high-energy, low-pressure, studio-style improv theater class. We'll play theater games, create original scenes, and develop dynamic characters.   ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Adult Coloring Club

May 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Relax and color your stress away. Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided, or you may bring your own. 

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

PlaySPOT

May 8, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Family SPOT Resource Center presents "Play on the Go." Join us for fun, hands-on activities. Birth-36 months.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Anime Club

May 11, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Join us to geek out on all things Anime. This month we'll spotlight Haikyu!! Find out the latest news, discuss your favorite Manga, watch some episodes on Crunchyroll, eat some snacks and meet new people. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Young at Art: Tape Resist Art

May 13, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Create a masterpiece using washi tape and watercolor.  ...

Gather with other kids and get crafty! Complete the craft of the week or get creative and make something else with the supplies provided. Grades 2-8.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Tween Time: Juggling

May 14, 2020
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Come enjoy the wonderful weather and create cool chalk art outside of the library. Ages 8-12. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Now Showing: The Iron Giant

May 15, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment, Movie
Event Details:
Watch a giant metal machine and nine-year-old Hogarth become friends and work together to find the iron giant's humanity. Warner Bros Studio. Rated PG. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Touch a Horse Storytime

May 16, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Monarch Haven
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment, Storytime
Event Details:
Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a visit from a special horse named Echo that you can see and touch up close.  We will have storytime outside in the Monarch Haven and then meet-up with Echo and her handler Ashley. &nbs...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Paws2Read

May 16, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Dogs like books too! Paws 2 Read pairs Delta-registered therapy animals and their handlers with young readers ranging from first to tenth grades. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

LEGO Club

May 16, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

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 "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Tween Time Presents: Stencil Art

May 16, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Create your own painting with stencils, paint, and glitter. You'll have a cool looking piece of art to take home in under an hour--even with no painting experience. Ages 8-12.  ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Dino Crew

May 19, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
This interactive dinosaur program will be a roaring good time for all ages. Experience dinosaurs brought to life! ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Dinosaur Crafts

May 19, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Have a roaring good time with a dinosaur dig and prehistoric crafts! ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Tween Time: Game Night

May 21, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
There are so many great games out there, and we want to try them all! If you love games as much as we do, join us every first and third Thursday to play your favorites or learn a new game. This week's featured game is Villainous. Ages 8-12. ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

Craft Night: Bird Feeders

May 21, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
This month we'll be making liquid and seed bird feeders for our feathered friends.  ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Branch" group.

LEGO Club

May 23, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Branch
Room: Dobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

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 "Main Library" group.

Make it or Game it!

May 23, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Drop in for a craft and games the whole family will enjoy!

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Young at Art: Design Your Own Crazy Glasses

May 27, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
What kind of crazy glasses will you make? ...

Gather with other kids and get crafty! Complete the craft of the week or get creative and make something else with the supplies provided. Grades 2-8.