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

Craft-ish: Yarn Art

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:
Learn how to use yarn to make a coaster.  Supplies are limited.   ...
This event is in the "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Program, Sustainability
Event Details:
Donate books, magazines, movies, and music without even leaving your car! Volunteers will be on hand at the Red Mountain Library to unload your donation. One hundred percent of the proceeds from our used book sales stay with the library to support pr...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Tinkering For Toddlers

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: STEAM, Storytime, Sustainability
Event Details:
A STEAM-based Storytime that gives toddlers the opportunity to explore, be curious, and practice independent thinking. For ages 2 - 4. 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 "Red Mountain Library" group.
Library Branch: Red Mountain Library
Room: Monarch Haven (RM)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: STEAM, Sustainability
Event Details:
Families are welcome at the Monarch Haven and Reading Sanctuary at Red Mountain Library to celebrate the spring equinox. Southwest Monarch Study will share their expertise about monarch butterflies in Arizona. City of Mesa Environmental &am...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:
Immerse yourself in Japanese animation with activities and film. Wear your favorite cosplay.  We will be showing "The Wonderland" and "Penguin Highway" Supplies are limited.   ...
This event is in the "Dobson Ranch Library" group.
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:
Try your hand at a low-stakes craft night. This month we'll be making flowers from recycled cardboard tubes. Ages 14+ ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Craft, STEAM, Sustainability
Event Details:
Celebrate Earth Day with us with a series of hands-on sustainable craft and STEM activities .  Supplies are limited. ...
This event is in the "Outreach Services" group.

Mesa Urban Garden Tour

9:00am - 9:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Outreach Services
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Educational, Sustainability
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Bring your family to Mesa Urban Garden for a fun-filled and educational experience. Learn about gardening, composting, and other exciting topics. Take and Make crafts will be available as supplies last.   Parking is available at the County...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:
Learn how to make a journal using scrap paper.  Supplies are limited.   ...

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 "Outreach Services" group.
Library Branch: Outreach Services
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Sustainability
Event Details:
Join us for a tour of a hidden gem in Mesa, The Rose Garden, at the Mesa Community College. Volunteers will meet you at the front of the garden to give you a tour as well as tips on how to grow these beauties in your back yard.  ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Sustainability
Event Details:
Celebrate Earth Day with us with a series of hands-on sustainable craft and STEM activities.  Supplies are limited. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Saguaro Room (MN)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Sustainability
Event Details:
It is possible to have a productive vegetable garden during the summer heat.  Learn the fundamentals to focus on for success during Arizona's hot, dry summer months. This program is co-sponsored by Mesa Public Library and Mesa Urban Garden*. ...

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 "Dobson Ranch Library" group.

Tinkering For Toddlers

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Dobson Ranch Library
Room: Dobson Meeting Room (DR)
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: STEAM, Storytime, Sustainability
Event Details:
A STEAM-based Storytime that gives toddlers the opportunity to explore, be curious, and practice independent thinking. For ages 2 - 4. 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 "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:
Let’s celebrate sustainability with a craft supply swap. Bring in your unwanted craft materials to swap for this week's craft and activity. It's a great way to practice sustainability and give your craft supplies a new life. Supplies are limited. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Dobson Ranch" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Dobson Ranch
Room: THINKspot @ DR
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:
In honor of Earth Day come learn how to upcycle a t-shirt into a tote bag. Bring your own shirt if you can; we will have a limited number for you to use if you can't. ...
This event is in the "THINKspot at Main" group.
Library Branch: THINKspot at Main
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Craft, Sustainability
Event Details:
Learn how to make homemade paper. Using recycled paper scraps.  Supplies are limited.   ...

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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Youth Activity Room (MN)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Craft, STEAM, Sustainability
Event Details:
Celebrate Earth Day with us with a series of hands-on sustainable craft and STEM activities .  Supplies are limited. ...