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The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 10:00 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 2:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk
Mesa Code Club 3:30 pm
Mesa Code Club @ Saguaro Room (125)
Oct 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Ever wanted to learn how to code? Join us and learn to how to make computer games and websites! No computer or coding experience needed. Absolute beginners are most welcome! Come have fun with us while you gain awesome skills
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.
Shake, Boogie, and Bop! 10:15 am
Shake, Boogie, and Bop! @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 3 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Join us for a rollicking good time! Children will enjoy dancing, action filled songs, and rhymes. For ages 2-5.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 12:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
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Toddlertime 9:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.
Toddlertime 10:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 2:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
Mad Science 4:00 pm
Mad Science @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Design and carry out experiments to help you learn more about science — the fun way! Strap on your goggles and get ready to have a blast. Space is limited. A ticket is required and will be available at 3:30pm the day of the program at the Youth Services desk. Grades 2-8.
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Baby Lapsit 10:30 am
Baby Lapsit @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.
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PlaySPOT 10:30 am
PlaySPOT @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Note: Space is limited, a ticket is required. Tickets will be available at the Youth Services Desk at 10am. Kindergarten readiness begins at birth. Families with children birth through 5 years old engage in hands-on kindergarten readiness activities. Each family will receive a book.
U.S. Civics and Citizenship Test Review 1:30 pm
U.S. Civics and Citizenship Test Review @ Board Room (20)
Oct 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
U.S. Civics and Citizenship Test Review @ Board Room (20)
Attend this three-part series reviewing the United States Citizenship Test. Whether you want an idea of what it entails, are in the middle of the process or simply enjoy American history, this series is open to all.
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Introduction to Excel 10:00 am
Introduction to Excel @ Training Room (15)
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel 2013. Understand how to create and use spreadsheets, cells, and commonly used functions. Prerequisites: Computer Basics (at a minimum) or comfort with mouse and keyboard. Please Note Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend. 
Paws2Read 10:30 am
Paws2Read @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Dogs like books too! Paws 2 Read pairs registered therapy animals and their handlers with young readers ranging from first to tenth grades.
ESL Conversation Class 1:00 pm
ESL Conversation Class @ Board Room (20)
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join our weekly literacy group (September 16-December 16) if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. * Enjoy an informal way to learn English! * Improve your English speaking and listening skills * Increase your vocabulary * Learn more about American culture * Meet people from around the world Adult non-native speakers are welcome — no registration needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil.
Local Author of the Month 2:00 pm
Local Author of the Month @ Lobby
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Local Author of the Month @ Lobby
Sheryl Stradling, author of Faith, Power and Joy: Spiritual Guidance from 5 Generations of Remarkable Women, will have books available for sale and signing. Stradling is a writer, artist, photographer, and gardener who enjoys studying metaphysics, genealogy and herbal lore.
Family Lotería and Craft 3:00 pm
Family Lotería and Craft @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Family Lotería and Craft @ Youth Activity Room (200)
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for a game of Lotería. This family-friendly Mexican game is similar to bingo, but uses cards with images. Expand your horizons while learning Spanish terms! You will have the option to do a craft, as well. All ages welcome.
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The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 10:00 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 2:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
Mesa Code Club 3:30 pm
Mesa Code Club @ Saguaro Room (125)
Oct 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Ever wanted to learn how to code? Join us and learn to how to make computer games and websites! No computer or coding experience needed. Absolute beginners are most welcome! Come have fun with us while you gain awesome skills
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.
Shake, Boogie, and Bop! 10:15 am
Shake, Boogie, and Bop! @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 10 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Join us for a rollicking good time! Children will enjoy dancing, action filled songs, and rhymes. For ages 2-5.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 12:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
Embrace Your Zombie Face 2:00 pm
Embrace Your Zombie Face
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Embrace Your Zombie Face
Embrace your talents in creating your own zombie face! Learn how to apply your own zombie makeup when DeAndrea Vaughn visits to instruct a hands-on tutorial. We will provide supplies. Space is limited. Ages 12-17.
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Toddlertime 9:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.
Lynda.com Open Lab 10:00 am
Lynda.com Open Lab @ Training Room (15)
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come learn about Lynda.com, a web-based video tutorial subscription service that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. Topics and software include web development, multimedia skills, Microsoft Office products, and much more. Access to Lynda.com is free for Mesa Public Library cardholders. Please Note Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend. 
PageTurners Book Group 10:30 am
PageTurners Book Group @ Board Room (20)
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Please join us the second Thursday of each month in the Main Library Board Room from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Call 480-644-3100 for more information.
Toddlertime 10:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 2:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
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Baby Lapsit 10:30 am
Baby Lapsit @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.
Game On! Teen Game Time 2:00 pm
Game On! Teen Game Time @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Game On! Teen Game Time @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Join other teens while playing various board games, card games, and more. We will provide some games, but you are also free to bring your own. Ages 12 to 17.
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PlaySPOT 10:30 am
PlaySPOT @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Note: Space is limited, a ticket is required. Tickets will be available at the Youth Services Desk at 10am. Kindergarten readiness begins at birth. Families with children birth through 5 years old engage in hands-on kindergarten readiness activities. Each family will receive a book.
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Shake, Boogie, and Bop! 11:00 am
Shake, Boogie, and Bop! @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a rollicking good time! Children will enjoy dancing, action filled songs, and rhymes. For ages 2-5.
ESL Conversation Class 1:00 pm
ESL Conversation Class @ Board Room (20)
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
oin our weekly literacy group (September 16-December 16) if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. * Enjoy an informal way to learn English! * Improve your English speaking and listening skills * Increase your vocabulary * Learn more about American culture * Meet people from around the world Adult non-native speakers are welcome — no registration needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil.
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The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 10:00 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 2:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.
Internet Basics 10:00 am
Internet Basics @ Training Room (15)
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learn all of the parts of a web browser, how to navigate a website, and how to effectively search for information online. Prerequisites: Computer Basics (at a minimum) or comfort with mouse and keyboard.
Shake, Boogie, and Bop! 10:15 am
Shake, Boogie, and Bop! @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 17 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Join us for a rollicking good time! Children will enjoy dancing, action filled songs, and rhymes. For ages 2-5.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 12:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
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Toddlertime 9:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.
Toddlertime 10:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 2:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
Mad Science 4:00 pm
Mad Science @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Design and carry out experiments to help you learn more about science — the fun way! Strap on your goggles and get ready to have a blast. Space is limited. A ticket is required and will be available at 3:30pm the day of the program at the Youth Services desk. Grades 2-8.
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Baby Lapsit 10:00 am
Baby Lapsit @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.
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Computer Basics 1:30 pm
Computer Basics @ Training Room (15)
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
If you are new to the computer or just want to know more about how it works then Computer Basics is the place to start. Learn the parts of a computer and how to use a mouse and keyboard. Registration Ends: 10/20/2017 at 9:00 AM
U.S. Civics and Citizenship Test Review 1:30 pm
U.S. Civics and Citizenship Test Review @ Board Room (20)
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
U.S. Civics and Citizenship Test Review @ Board Room (20)
Attend this three-part series reviewing the United States Citizenship Test. Whether you want an idea of what it entails, are in the middle of the process or simply enjoy American history, this series is open to all.
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Learn to Use Overdrive 10:00 am
Learn to Use Overdrive @ Training Room (15)
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learn to Use Overdrive @ Training Room (15)
With the Overdrive app, you can borrow free electronic books, audiobooks, and movies. Using your Mesa Public Library card, you have access to these resources from the Greater Phoenix Digital Library.
Preschool Lab 10:30 am
Preschool Lab @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Lab is a Storytime where preschoolers and their caregivers will participate in hands-on explorations to gain an appreciation of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. For ages 3-5. Space is limited. A ticket is required for each participating child. Tickets will be available 30 minutes before the event at the Youth Services Desk.
ESL Conversation Class 1:00 pm
ESL Conversation Class @ Board Room (20)
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join our weekly literacy group (September 16-December 16) if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. * Enjoy an informal way to learn English! * Improve your English speaking and listening skills * Increase your vocabulary * Learn more about American culture * Meet people from around the world Adult non-native speakers are welcome — no registration needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil.
LEGO Club 1:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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.
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Gmail Basics for Mobile Devices 10:00 am
Gmail Basics for Mobile Devices @ Training Room (15)
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Gmail Basics for Mobile Devices @ Training Room (15)
This class will walk through the basic functions of Gmail on your smartphone or mobile device. If you created a Google account to set up your phone or device and want to learn how to use Gmail, this class is for you! You may use one of our mobile devices on a first come, first served basis.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 10:00 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 2:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
Mesa Code Club 3:30 pm
Mesa Code Club @ SB, AO
Oct 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Ever wanted to learn how to code? Join us and learn to how to make computer games and websites! No computer or coding experience needed. Absolute beginners are most welcome! Come have fun with us while you gain awesome skills
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.
Shake, Boogie, and Bop! 10:15 am
Shake, Boogie, and Bop! @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 24 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Join us for a rollicking good time! Children will enjoy dancing, action filled songs, and rhymes. For ages 2-5.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 12:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
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Toddlertime 9:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.
Toddlertime 10:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 2:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
Yoga at the Library 6:00 pm
Yoga at the Library @ Saguaro Room (125)
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Yoga at the Library @ Saguaro Room (125)
If you have wanted to try yoga in a relaxed environment without the pressure of attending a gym or studio, come to the library to try it! Session is for adults and appropriate for all levels. Participants must be able to get up and down off the floor without assistance or difficulty. Please bring your own yoga mat or towel if you have one.
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Baby Lapsit 10:30 am
Baby Lapsit @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.
Happy Anniversary Harry Potter 4:00 pm
Happy Anniversary Harry Potter @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2017 marks the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Come join us to celebrate this special anniversary. Add to the festivities by dressing up as your favorite Harry Potter character!
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ESL Conversation Class 1:00 pm
ESL Conversation Class @ Board Room (20)
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join our weekly literacy group (September 16-December 16) if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills. * Enjoy an informal way to learn English! * Improve your English speaking and listening skills * Increase your vocabulary * Learn more about American culture * Meet people from around the world Adult non-native speakers are welcome — no registration needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil.
Make it or Game it! 1:00 pm
Make it or Game it! @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Crafts and games the whole family will enjoy.
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The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 10:00 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 2:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.
Mesa Code Club 3:30 pm
Mesa Code Club @ Saguaro Room (125)
Oct 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Ever wanted to learn how to code? Join us and learn to how to make computer games and websites! No computer or coding experience needed. Absolute beginners are most welcome! Come have fun with us while you gain awesome skills
DIY Zombie Style 5:30 pm
DIY Zombie Style @ Saguaro Room (125)
Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Make your outfit zombie-ready and undead looking using a quick tutorial with coffee grounds. Bring your clothes, zombie-fy them, and be ready to change into them for the second half of the program for a special library unveiling at the end. Stay tuned to our social media accounts for more details.
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Halloween Boo Storytime 9:30 am
Halloween Boo Storytime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Be sure to wear a costume and bring your treat bag to this special preschool Halloween storytime. We’ll trick-or-treat through the library and show off our spooky spirit.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 12:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Want to learn how to download eBooks, movies, music, magazines and more to your laptop, tablet or eReader? Stop by our Digital Help Desk.