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This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
In honor of Black History Month, we will be creating a lunar module based on Katherine Johnson's groundbreaking science. Design and carry out experiments to help you learn more about science — the fun way! Strap on your goggles and get ready to ha...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Begin your crafting journey with this evening adult program each month. All skills are welcome to explore their artistic side in making a variety of crafts. This month we will be creating a mosaic picture using paint chips. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

Adult Coloring Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Lobby (RM)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Relax and color your stress away. Coloring pages and colored pencils, markers, and crayons will be provided, or you may bring your own. In the area in front of THINKspot at RM.   Janine Gearhart will show you how to create a special Vale...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Let's Play!

10:00am - 11:00am
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Join us for a morning of guided play. Join your young child in a meaningful play experience that will enhance a variety of skills.  A materials kit with the corresponding theme will be available for check out.   Ages 3-5.   ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Join us as we present the Studio Ghibli Film Collection. While watching a Studio Ghibli classic, teens will complete activities and crafts related to the anime of the month. This month we'll be watching Spirited Away and making no-sew No Face dolls. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.

LEGO Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: School Age, Family
Program Type: Entertainment

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 Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
Attendees of all artistic skill levels can try their hand at the artist of the month's signature style. In honor of Black History Month, we will feature Kehinde Wiley, a modern artist famous for his vibrant floral-backed portraits!  Ages 8-12 ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Learn how to weave yarn to make a woven bowl.  This is a tween program for ages 8-12. Supplies are limited. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Little Crafters

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Entertainment, Sustainability
Event Details:
Little crafters will create pieces of artwork using different types of techniques and mediums.  So be prepared to get a little messy.  We provide all the materials and you provide the imagination.   Supplies are limited. Ages 3...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: School Age, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Drop in and get creative! Kids can design Valentine's Day cards for family and friends. Supplies are provided but limited. Ages 8-12.  ...

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 "THINKspot at Main" group.
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us as we venture into virtual reality as we test out apps and explore new virtual places.  This month we will be immersing ourselves in the award winning film Traveling While Black. Traveling While Black is a cinematic VR experience that...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Join poet Austin Davis for a reading and discussion of his new poetry novella, Compulsive Swim, which explores the current mental health, housing, and drug crises in Arizona and across the country. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Origami for Kids

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
Come by and learn the Japanese art of paper-folding! We'll introduce you to easy, medium, and hard levels, for everyone to enjoy. Ages 8 -12. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Have a heart...or give it away! Cut, tie, and stuff a no-sew pillow for yourself or to give as a gift. Supplies are limited. Ages 12-17. ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Celebrate International Friendship Month and watch the movie Lilo & Stitch. Get crafty at the same time by creating a surfboard design bookmark. Ages 8-12. Supplies are limited.  ...

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 "THINKspot at Main" group.

For the Thrill of Quill

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Entertainment, Sustainability
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn this amazing paper spinning technique that blends strips of recycled paper and creativity. Turn your design into a card or a piece of recycled art for your wall. We'll provide instructions and supplies, you bring the imagination. This progra...

This program supports the City of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan (MCAP), a Mayor and Council priority initiative to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, build resilience in our community, and address the negative outcomes of a changing climate.

Learn about the Library’s sustainability efforts
Get tips on living green

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

President Puppets

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
President's Day is around the corner, make your own president puppet like Abraham Lincoln or George Washington. Kids will have the supplies to make a historic presidential puppet. Ages 4+. Supplies limited.   ...

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.

Origami for Teens

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
Learn the Japanese art of paper-folding! Teens will be introduced to easy, medium, and hard levels of origami, so every skill-level can enjoy. Age range 12-18 ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Let's Play!

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment, Special Program
Event Details:
Join us for a morning of guided play. Join your young child in a meaningful play experience that will enhance a variety of skills.  A materials kit with the corresponding theme will be available for check out.   Ages 3-5.   ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

LEGO® Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Family
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 Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Make an easy version of the friendship bracelets using a cardboard loom. This is a tween program for ages 8-12. Supplies are limited. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Little Crafters

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Entertainment, Sustainability
Event Details:
Little crafters will create pieces of artwork using different types of techniques and mediums.  So be prepared to get a little messy.  We provide all the materials and you provide the imagination.     Registration is no...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Teen Read Up

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Zone (MN)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Are you reading a book you just have to share? Watching a show you need someone to talk to about or interested in a movie or documentary? Then Teen Read Up is the place for you. Stop by the Teen Zone to meet and hang out while discussing books, shows...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.

Machine: Impossible

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational, Entertainment
Event Details:
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to create a machine that can solve a problem and maybe even save the world. This program will self-destruct in 60 minutes. This program is for ages 8-12. This program is limited to the first 10 part...