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This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Jungle Jill will provide an up-close look at live birds and reptiles from all over the world via a 'virtual' Animal Encounter.  Hear about their TALES and see all their TAILS while the animals move and make sounds on camera.  As we explore ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Máscaras de Marco Zarco

All Day 6/21 - 6/27
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
“Face-to-Face Frenzy” En esta actuación única, el renombrado escultor y creador de máscaras Zarco Guerrero revela el asombroso poder de la máscara para transformarse. Con su toque maestro el artista personifica estereotipos excéntricos que nos obliga...
This event is in the "All Locations" group.
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Special Program
Event Details:
Akua Duku Anokye presents "By The Time They Came to Phoenix, African American Women Activists." Hear the stories behind a group of African American women who migrated to Arizona and have made a difference in the lives of Arizonans. These women are Co...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
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 "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Special Program
Event Details:
Have you ever thought about where animals live or how they make their homes? Just like people, animals need to have a home to live in.  Join us as we explore different kinds of animal homes and engineer your own animal homes.  This ...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Radical Reptile Fun

All Day 6/28 - 7/4
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Learn about many types of reptiles and the amazing things they do! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream is available from 6-28-21 to 7-4-21. Register for the Summer Readin...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Buttons and Figs: Wordplay

All Day 7/5 - 7/11
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, School Age, Family, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Stream starts:  7/5/2021 at 12:00 AM Join Buttons & Figs for Hear Here, Summertime's Here!, a nonsense-filled variety show with wacky wordplay, wacky songs, and wacky skits! Tune in and marvel at our wacky cast of characters that mak...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, School Age, Family
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
  Try to figure out who left a big mess in the Enchanted Forest. They'll hear from experts on the clues they find and have a little fun along the way as they solve the case! This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as pa...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Keep 'Em Reading

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Read-on prompts are essential if you want to turn your story into a page-turner. With the right kind of chapter breaks, you can keep your readers up way past their bed-times. Participants are encouraged to bring a few of their troublesome chapter end...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Special Program
Event Details:
  Acompaña a Olivero Balcells, un artista multimedia, para una historia de comida importante para las culturas mesoamericanas como el maíz, el aguacate y el chocolate, algo de música y una lección de dibujo rápido. Este es un evento virtua...
This event is in the "All Locations" group.
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: Children, Family, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Stream starts:  7/12/2021 at 12:00 AM Join Liberty Wildlife Animal Ambassadors as we learn about their natural histories, their personal stories and how you can help keep our wildlife safe. This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa...
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:
What is xeriscape and how do you pronounce it? In this presentation, you’ll learn how to use seven common-sense design principles to help you create or maintain a beautiful desert landscape while creating a sense of place and attracting birds and but...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Leap into Science is a national program that integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books for young children and their families. Join us for some fun adventures learning about balance. Because of the popular demand, Leap into Sci...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Writing
Event Details:
From May through July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting author and writing coach Randy Lindsay as its very own Writer in Residence. Randy will use the library as his workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspir...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Leap into Science: Balance

11:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood, School Age
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Leap into Science is a national program that integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books for young children and their families. Join us for some fun adventures learning about balance. Because of the popular demand, Leap into Sci...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Childsplay: Seen

All Day 7/19 - 7/25
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
  Experience a Childsplay Production made for the current moment. Starring Jon Gentry, and written by Jenny Millinger, this piece explores what it means to be on your own and what it means to connect with others. Bonus video of making a paper...
This event is in the "Online / Virtual" group.

Henna Art with Purvi

All Day 7/19 - 7/25
Library Branch: Online / Virtual
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Instructional, Special Program
Event Details:
  Presentation on Henna art, including the history of Henna body art, its use in various cultures and how to mix and apply Henna. This is a virtual event provided by Maricopa County Library as part of the Summer Reading Program. The stream...