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This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.
Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Start your day with a story and playtime at the Tot Lot next to the Mesa Express Library. 

Please bring water for you and your family. 

Disclaimer(s)

MEL Programs

All events at the Mesa Express Library are held outdoors. 

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

Baby Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

You are invited to see a sample of the ACT company performance of Disney Dreaming. Performers will be in Disney Princess costumes to perform songs and read a short story book about their character.

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18.

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 "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Age Group: Adult, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Event Details:

Phoenix Astronomical Society is hosting a Star Tour Party at the library where they will be on-hand with skilled telescope operators ready to show everyone the Strawberry Full Moon that will be on glorious display this night.

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

Teens Supporting Kids as ESL Guides

9:00am - 10:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational, Games
Event Details:

Teen volunteers will be on-hand to support elementary students with their ESL skills over the summer.  There will be stories and games to help students remember their English skills and prevent summer slide while they are away from t

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

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

Design Time Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Room: THINKspot @MN
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Designtime Storytime introduces the creative process of art and design to families through songs, stories, games and interactive plugged and unplugged activities. Ages 3-6

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: School Age, Tween
Program Type: Health
Event Details:

Local author Marlene Davis presents her book Emoticons at School for ages 8-11. This story reflects the reality children and youth face at school. One morning, Celeste was unexpectedly confronted with a conflict situation at school.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

ESL Conversation Class

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational

Learn English and meet new friends! Practice basic English listening and speaking skills while learning about American culture. Please bring a notebook and pencil. Ages 18+.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Join guest presenters Darryl and Kathleen Toupkin to learn about the National Parks in Arizona and the many ways to enjoy them.

This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Learn and play Dungeons & Dragons®  with an experienced player.  Already know how to play? Come in and use the space to lead your own campaign. New players are welcome.

This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.

Outdoor Family Night

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Come and play games from the Mesa Express Library's stuffbrary that the whole family can enjoy.

Please bring water for you and your family. 

Disclaimer(s)

MEL Programs

All events at the Mesa Express Library are held outdoors. 

This event is in the "Mesa Express Library" group.

Take Home Program

8:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Mesa Express Library
Age Group: Children, Tween
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Enjoy the entertainment of a Summer Reading Program in the comfort of your own home. Come by the Mesa Express Library to pick up a Take Home Program, complete the tasks, and earn summer reading points.

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

Toddlertime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program start.

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

Toddlertime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

Ticketed Event

Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program start.

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Family
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18.

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.

Building Blocks Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: School Age, Family
Program Type: Games
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 jumbo blocks will be provided. Ages 5-9.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Family
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Mesa Public Schools will be hosting Stick 2 Reading. Join us for a fantastic evening of reading fun for the whole family.

This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Program Room (RM)
Age Group: Children, Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

¡No hay mejor manera de inspirar a los niños a comer verduras y transformarlas en un juego!

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime

Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for this special engagement with author Phoebe Fox as she reads her book On the Verde River. Ages 3-5.

 

 

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

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

One Stitch at a Time

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Red Mountain
Room: THINKspot @ RM
Age Group: Adult, All Ages
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:

Crocheting on your own is fun, but it's always better to crochet together.  Come hangout with us at this relaxed and social crochet circle.  All levels are welcome and instructor-led lessons will be available to absolute beginners. 

This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for this special engagement with author Phoebe Fox as she reads her book On the Verde River. Ages 3-5.

 

 

Disclaimer(s)

No Large Groups

Please note we cannot accommodate large groups at this event. If you have a large group, please email us at mploutreach@mesaaz.gov and we will be happy to discuss alternate arrangements.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children, Teen
Program Type: Health
Event Details:

Fuel up with healthy food and enjoy an activity provided by the library. Meals must be eaten on-site. Birth-18.