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

Writers in Residence Consultation Hours

March 31, 2020
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Study Room 3 (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional, Writing
Event Details:
From January through March, the Mesa Public Library is hosting bestselling author and writing coach Dane McCaslin as its very own Writer in Residence. Dane McCaslin is the bestselling author of the Proverbial Crimes series, including A Bird in the...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Sewing Help Saturdays

May 2, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
If you have a pair of pants that need to be hemmed or a dress that needs to be mended, it's time to learn how to fix it with the THINKspot librarians help. At Sewing Help Saturdays we will provide beginner help to help fix and mend clothing. We ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Intro to Yoga Series

May 2, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Yoga is a great way to destress, exercise, and clear your mind. Yoga instructor Andreanna Crooks will lead an introduction to intentional breathing, stretching, and easy movement. Skills build from week to week, so make sure to attend every session!&...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Graphics Design Commanders

May 4, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Code Clubs, Instructional
Event Details:

Code Commanders is a weekly series that challenges and builds its young users' understanding of how coding works. Ages 8-12.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

May the 4th: Teen Cookie Decorating

May 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Use the Force to decorate awesome Star Wars cookies. Stay on target, we won't tell you the odds and this isn't a trap- just a cool afternoon of cookies, frosting and Star Wars. Supplies are limited. Ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Pint-Sized Science: Balancing Butterflies

May 6, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Create beautiful paper butterflies that can balance on your finger or other stationary objects in this edition of Pint-Sized Science. ...

Design and carry out experiments to learn more about science—the fun way!

This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Sew a Pillow

May 6, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join us while we learn to use a sewing machine like a pro. This month we will be making a cozy pillow. In this crafty program we will supply the materials, so all you need to bring is the enthusiasm! Required: Please take our v...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Intro to Yoga Series

May 9, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Yoga is a great way to destress, exercise, and clear your mind. Yoga instructor Andreanna Crooks will lead an introduction to intentional breathing, stretching, and easy movement. Skills build from week to week, so make sure to attend every session!&...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Graphics Design Commanders

May 11, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Code Clubs, Instructional
Event Details:

Code Commanders is a weekly series that challenges and builds its young users' understanding of how coding works. Ages 8-12.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Lynda.com Open Lab

May 12, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:

What do you want to learn today? Meet Lynda.com, an online learning platform offering nearly 6000 courses in tech, business, and creative skills. These self-paced video courses are taught by experts and are perfect for beginning, intermediate, and advanced learners. All you need is a current Mesa Public Library card and PIN. Come jump start your learning!

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Aromatherapy for Teens

May 12, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Finals can be stressful, so take some time to relax and make bath bombs or bath salts. Supplies are limited, ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Branch" group.

Intro to Yoga Series

May 16, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Branch
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Yoga is a great way to destress, exercise, and clear your mind. Yoga instructor Andreanna Crooks will lead an introduction to intentional breathing, stretching, and easy movement. Skills build from week to week, so make sure to attend every session!&...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Graphics Design Commanders

May 18, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Code Clubs, Instructional
Event Details:

Code Commanders is a weekly series that challenges and builds its young users' understanding of how coding works. Ages 8-12.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Library Advisory Board Meeting

May 19, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Meetings for FY19/20 will take place in the Boardroom at the Main Library, 64 E. 1st St. at 5:30pm unless noted otherwise. The agenda is located on the bulletin board on the East wall of the first floor.  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Pint-Sized Science: Homemade Clay

May 20, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
This week, learn how to make clay out of simple household ingredients. ...

Design and carry out experiments to learn more about science—the fun way!

This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

May 20, 2020
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:
Learn the foundations of Microsoft Excel - including how to create, edit, and format data in a spreadsheet. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Pet Photography

May 21, 2020
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Ready to find the light and take your pet photography to the next level?  There is probably a look your pet has that makes you smile from deep inside. It might be a slight tilt of the head, a thoughtful glance, soulful eyes, or a curious express...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Smartphone Basics with Lynda.com

May 26, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes, Instructional
Event Details:
Whether you have an iPhone, iPad, or Android device, LinkedIn Learning can help you become a more effective user. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Computer Class Prerequisite

Must be comfortable using a mouse and a keyboard.

Library Card

Participants will need an active Mesa Public Library card and 4-digit PIN.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Teen Tuesday: Happy Little Trees

May 26, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon of chill painting as we follow a Bob Ross tutorial and create amazing works of art. Ages 12-18.  "We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents."- Bob Ross ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Yoga for Beginners

May 26, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Come to the library for yoga in a relaxed environment without the pressure of attending a gym or studio. Session is for adults and appropriate for all levels, and will focus on technique the practice of yoga flow. Participants must be able to get up ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Red Mountain" group.

Craftivist Club

May 28, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: School Age, Teen
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:
Calling all crafty teens in grades 6-12! On the last Thursday afternoon of each month, discuss global issues you care about, create arts and crafts inspired by the growing "craftivist" trend, and channel your concerns in a po...

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.

Smart Cycling Fundamentals

June 3, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Educational, Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
During this introductory workshop, learn about basic bicycle techniques, rules, and equipment, and get a brief update on Mesa's bicycle projects and events. All participants will receive free bicycle safety gear. Ages 12+. This class is limited to 30...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Bicycle Basics for Kids

June 10, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Bicycle riding is a blast, and it's even more fun when riders are safe! Each participant in this safety class will receive a bike helmet fitted specifically to their head. Ages 5-11. 

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Yoga for Beginners

June 23, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Health, Instructional
Event Details:
Come to the library for yoga in a relaxed environment without the pressure of attending a gym or studio. Session is for adults and appropriate for all levels, and will focus on technique the practice of yoga flow. Participants must be able to get up ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Pint-Sized Science

August 5, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:

Design and carry out experiments to learn more about science—the fun way!

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Pint-Sized Science

August 19, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:

Design and carry out experiments to learn more about science—the fun way!

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Pint-Sized Science

September 2, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Instructional
Event Details:

Design and carry out experiments to learn more about science—the fun way!