Events

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Mad Science 4:00 am
Mad Science @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 1 @ 4:00 am – 5:00 am
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 3-8.
Toddlertime 9:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 1 @ 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)
Nov 1 @ 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
Nov 1 @ 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)
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.
Dia de los Muertos for Adults 5:30 pm
Dia de los Muertos for Adults @ Saguaro Room (125)
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dia de los Muertos for Adults @ Saguaro Room (125)
Get a brief lesson on Dia de los Muertos and visit one of our craft stations to make an altar, design and paint a sugar skull, and more!
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PlaySPOT 10:30 am
PlaySPOT @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 3 @ 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)
Nov 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
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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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Training Room (15)
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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.
Paws2Read 10:30 am
Paws2Read @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 4 @ 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)
Nov 4 @ 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
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Local Author of the Month @ Lobby
Ray Torres III will present his Monster War series, featuring Comet the Ice Monster(Book 1) and Seazoria the Dragon (Book 2). War of the Monsters (Book 3) is coming soon. A different author will be featured each month and will appear at each location during the month unless otherwise stated.
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The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 10:00 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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)
Nov 6 @ 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)
Nov 7 @ 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)
Nov 7 @ 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.
Baby Lapsit 10:30 am
Baby Lapsit @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.
Medicare Enrollment and Benefits Overview 10:30 am
Medicare Enrollment and Benefits Overview @ Saguaro Room (125)
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Medicare Enrollment and Benefits Overview @ Saguaro Room (125)
This educational presentation will consist of a 30 minute overview of Medicare – when to enroll, what is included in Parts A, B, C, D, services not covered by Medicare, costs including Medicare premiums, deductibles and copays, and how to evaluate insurance options such as Medicare supplement plans and Medicare Advantage plans. This presentation will be followed by a 30 minute question and answer period.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 12:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Nov 7 @ 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)
Nov 8 @ 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)
Nov 8 @ 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
Nov 8 @ 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)
Nov 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.
PageTurners Book Group 10:30 am
PageTurners Book Group @ Board Room (20)
Nov 9 @ 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.
Internet Basics 1:30 pm
Internet Basics @ Training Room (15)
Nov 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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.
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Local Author of the Month 2:00 pm
Local Author of the Month @ Lobby
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm
Local Author of the Month @ Lobby
LS Wagen is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and has a passion for helping new resume writers of every age reach their career goals. She has written a beginning resume writer’s handbook entitled, Super Man’s Resume: A Beginner’s Guide to Resume Writing and Beyond. She also writes fiction and poetry: Pauline’s Perils of Perplexity and A Desert Rose. A different author will be featured each month and will appear at each location during the month unless otherwise stated.
PlaySPOT 10:30 am
PlaySPOT @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
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.
Mesa Code Club 10:42 am
Mesa Code Club @ Saguaro Room (125)
Nov 10 @ 10:42 am – 11:42 am
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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CLOSED: All Mesa Public Libraries
CLOSED: All Mesa Public Libraries
Nov 11 all-day
All Mesa Public Library locations closed for Veterans Day Holiday.
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The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 10:00 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 13 @ 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)
Nov 13 @ 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)
Nov 14 @ 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)
Nov 14 @ 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.
Gmail Basics for Mobile Devices 10:30 am
Gmail Basics for Mobile Devices @ Training Room (15)
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
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. Please Note Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 12:00 pm
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Nov 14 @ 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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The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 8:24 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Nov 15 @ 8:24 am – 9:24 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.
Toddlertime 9:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 15 @ 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)
Nov 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.
Mad Science 4:00 pm
Mad Science @ y
Nov 15 @ 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.
Pranic Healing Workshop 5:30 pm
Pranic Healing Workshop @ Saguaro Room (125)
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Pranic Healing Workshop @ Saguaro Room (125)
Prana is the life force (chi or ki). You can learn how to use it for physical and mental healing. This experiential talk will demonstrate how prana can be applied for healing and enhance your knowledge of the chakras and the energy bodies. The presentation includes a CBS 2 News video, group energy exercises, a Pranic Healing demonstration and a guided non-denominational Twin Hearts Meditation for Planetary Peace.
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Baby Lapsit 10:30 am
Baby Lapsit @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.
Saving and Organizing Files 1:30 pm
Saving and Organizing Files @ Training Room (15)
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn how to name, rename, organize, and save files both to internal and external storage. Students must be familiar with using a keyboard and mouse. Please Note Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.
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Preschool Lab 10:30 am
Preschool Lab @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 18 @ 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)
Nov 18 @ 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)
Nov 18 @ 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.
Beekeeping Basics 2:30 pm
Beekeeping Basics @ Saguaro Room (125)
Nov 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Beekeeping Basics @ Saguaro Room (125)
Listen to Beekeeper John Phillips explain his work with bees and his honey harvest, demonstrate the equipment he uses, and taste honey samples.
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First Five Years 10:00 am
First Five Years @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
First Five Years™ is a 4-session series that provides the latest skills and information for parenting children ages 0-5. Topics include: Temperament Brain Development Self-calming Positive Discipline School Readiness Childcare will be provided Please Note Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 10:00 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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)
Nov 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 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)
Nov 21 @ 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)
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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
Library Advisory Board Meeting 5:30 pm
Library Advisory Board Meeting @ Board Room (20)
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Library Advisory Board Meeting, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., at the Main Library in the Boardroom, 64 E. 1st St. Agenda is located on the bulletin board, east wall of the 1st floor
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Toddlertime 9:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 22 @ 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)
Nov 22 @ 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
Nov 22 @ 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.
CLOSED at 5pm: All Mesa Public Libraries 5:00 pm
CLOSED at 5pm: All Mesa Public Libraries @ Events at all Mesa Libraries
Nov 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
All library locations close at 5pm.
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CLOSED: All Mesa Public Libraries
CLOSED: All Mesa Public Libraries
Nov 25 all-day
Library Closed for the Christmas Holiday.
ESL Conversation Class 1:00 pm
ESL Conversation Class @ Board Room (20)
Nov 25 @ 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)
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Crafts and games the whole family will enjoy.
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First Five Years 10:00 am
First Five Years @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
First Five Years™ is a 4-session series that provides the latest skills and information for parenting children ages 0-5. Topics include: Temperament Brain Development Self-calming Positive Discipline School Readiness Childcare will be provided
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 10:00 am
The HOTspot Digital Help Desk @ Main Library
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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)
Nov 27 @ 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)
Nov 28 @ 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)
Nov 28 @ 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
Nov 28 @ 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.
PowerPoint 3:30 pm
PowerPoint @ Training Room (15)
Nov 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Learn how to put together a basic PowerPoint presentation. Prerequisites: Users must be good with the keyboard and mouse.
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Toddlertime 9:30 am
Toddlertime @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 29 @ 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)
Nov 29 @ 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
Nov 29 @ 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)
Nov 29 @ 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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Android Basics 10:30 am
Android Basics @ Training Room (15)
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Android Basics @ Training Room (15)
Using an Android tablet, Kindle Fire, or smartphone, discover how to change settings, move icons, put your machine to sleep or turn it off, and connect to Wifi. Participants may bring their own Android device or use one of our 5 tablets, on a first-come, first-served basis, for class use.
Baby Lapsit 10:30 am
Baby Lapsit @ Youth Activity Room (200)
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.