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Book Art Display: New Acquisitions

Saturday, October 01, 2016
Burton Barr Central Library
Each year, the library has the privilege of acquiring amazing new works of art for the Rare Book Room's Artist Made Book Collection.  The newest acquisitions will be on display for the first time at Burton Barr Central Library from July 11 - October 2.

This impressive new collection of artist made books was made possible by the Silverstein/Montee Endowment for the Book Arts and a generous donation from Wright Mier.

This collection will be on the first floor near the New Book area in the display cases.
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“Her Little Machines” -- Kenosha Drucker

Friday, October 14, 2016
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Gallery
Artist Kenosha Drucker describes this series of works as "A collection of three miniseries’, The Aftermath, The Chimeras, and The Little Machines, these pieces collectively offer a glimpse into a world of my own creation. Perhaps it’s a parallel universe, a dreamscape, an imagining of outer space or the microscopic, or a snapshot of our own world in the distant past or future. Through the lens of this other place I can explore and escape my own reality."

A First Friday reception with the artist will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on September 2. Live music will be performed by  Mariah Brown, Max Greenwald, and Nicholas Villa. The reception is supported by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library.

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Native American Heritage: Living in the Desert: Decisions and Consequences

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Burton Barr Central Library
Second Space Gallery 2nd Floor
Join us November 1st for the opening of the new exhibition,Living in the Desert: Decisions and Consequences. Explore the trade-offs people make, both past and present, in their continuous quest for water sustainability in the desert. Through images and objects from Pueblo Grande Museum, Living in the Desert shows how the Hohokam were able to live and thrive for centuries in the harsh Sonoran Desert - through the creation of the most extensive prehistoric canal system in North America.
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Computer Class - Introduction to Email

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Computer lab
Introduction to Email
Learn the basics of using email through Google's email service, Gmail.
Prerequisites: Completion of Searching the Internet.
Note: If you wish to sign up for an email address, you must have a cell phone with you.
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DIY Bilingual PreSchool Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place B

This is a DIY Bilingual PreSchool Storytime (all ages) and YOU are the star! Learn the tips and tricks storytellers use to charm your children. Share books, stories, songs, rhymes and music in a fun, fast-paced program that will delight your little ones. This program is designed for children birth to five accompanied by a favorite adult. What is your child learning? Children who love stories and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling become more successful readers. 

#pplstorytime   #diystorytime    #tiemodecuentosbilingue

All Ages
Space is limited - Tickets are given out 30 minutes in advance.  First come first served.

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FAFSA Training

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
College Depot Workshop Room

Community organizations, counselors, and mentors that assist students with financial aid are invited to further their knowledge of Federal Student Aid and the FAFSA application process. Training will be hosted by College Depot staff and will be offered on two different dates/times in September. If multiple staff from one organization will attend, only one registration is needed, however, please include the total number of attendees in the RSVP notes section. Thank you!

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hive@central: Startup Mentor Network

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
hive@central lrg rm
Interested in starting a new business and need a place to call home for your business? Are you new to the land development and building permitting process?
Meet with individuals who specialize in providing technical information on the permitting process. City of Phoenix professionals from Community & Economic Development and Planning and Development will be onsite to answer your inquiries and guide you to the right resources. Edson Salas, local realtor and broker, will lend guidance on contracts and negotiations. 

This event is first come, first serve. Registration is required.

hive @ central is a free co-working space located on the 2nd floor of the Burton Barr Central Library! 
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Kids Cafe!

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place B
St. Mary's Food Bank in Cooperation with Phoenix Public Library  provides a daily afternoon meal for children ages 0-18 Monday through Friday. The meal is accompanied by an educational activity. 

Ages 0-18  Parents or Guardian are encouraged to accompany child but may not partake of snacks.
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MACH: Coder Dojo

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH1-A
Become a  coding master in this fun interactive camp! The Dojo is for coding beginners or those who wish to enhance their skills.  For ages 8-18. #STEM #MACH1
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MACH: Hacker Haven

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH1-B
Hacker Haven
What do Squishy Circuits do? How does electricity flow? You can experiment with these and more in Hacker Haven with fun new activities each week!
All Ages.
#STEM #SummerReading #WeRead
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ToddlerTime with Sign! 9:30 am 24-36 Mos

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Storytime Room A

ToddlerTime with Sign

Two-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage emerging language skills in a session dedicated to active toddlers. Children and caregivers also practice Baby Sign Language, a great way to help young children develop communication skills. What is your child learning? Your toddler learns nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary. Using sign language will speed your toddler’s language development by 6-12 months! #pplstorytime #toddlertimewithsign

Ages 24-36 Mos
Space is limited - Tickets are given out 30 minutes in advance.  First come first served.
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Sit, Stay, Read!

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A
Kids through 3rd grade may practice reading skills and gain confidence reading aloud to registered Therapy Dog, Maddy.
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ToddlerTime with Sign! 10:30 am 24-36 Mos

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Storytime Room A

ToddlerTime with Sign

Two-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage emerging language skills in a session dedicated to active toddlers. Children and caregivers also practice Baby Sign Language, a great way to help young children develop communication skills. What is your child learning? Your toddler learns nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary. Using sign language will speed your toddler’s language development by 6-12 months! #pplstorytime #toddlertimewithsign

Ages 24-36 Mos
Space is limited - Tickets are given out 30 minutes in advance.  First come first served.
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Wednesday Afternoon Movies: "The Manchurian Candidate"

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Pulliam Auditorium 1st floor
A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug and hypnosis induced conditioning that transforms the men into human time bombs.  Returned to the United States as war heroes, one of them is used by his mother to promote her Joseph McCarthy-like husband's political career.
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Kids Cafe!

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place B
St. Mary's Food Bank in Cooperation with Phoenix Public Library  provides a daily afternoon meal for children ages 0-18 Monday through Friday. The meal is accompanied by an educational activity. 

Ages 0-18  Parents or Guardian are encouraged to accompany child but may not partake of snacks.
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Clase de Computación - Correo Electrónico ll

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Computer lab

Aprenda como enviar y como responder a un mensaje. Aprenda sobre el envió de archivos adjuntos y otras funciones avanzadas de Gmail. Requisito: Los estudiantes deberán haber asistido a la clase de Email l.

El cupo es limitado. Vaya directamente al salón de clases, ubicado en el  1er piso. 

Para más información llamar al 602-262-4636 o visitar phoenixpubliclibrary.org

#lascomputadoras

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hive@central: Productivity Series - Life Outside the Inbox: Tips and Techniques for Email Management

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
hive@central
Productivity Series - Life Outside the Inbox: Tips and Techniques for Email Management

Get out of your inbox and back into life. Learn techniques to decrease the amount of time you spend getting through email.

Presenter: Margo Brown, Productivity Coach



hive@central is a free co-working space located on the 2nd floor of the Burton Barr Central Library. For more information, please visit our hive website or call (602) 262-4636 during our business hours.

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MACH: Animation Design

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH1
Learn 3D animation basics and principles using the software Blender to create your own animation in a 3D workspace. Ages 8 and up.  #STEM  #MACH
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BBCL Book Club - Banned Books at the Library

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Meeting Room C 1st floor
Celebrate Banned Book Week in style by bringing in a banned book you love or reading one you've been curious about. If you need a suggestion, ask at your local library!
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Computer Class - Email II

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Computer lab
Email II
Learn about sending attachments and other advanced features of Gmail.
Prerequisites: Completion of Introduction to Email.
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Registration is open

FAFSA Training

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
College Depot Workshop Room

Community organizations, counselors, and mentors that assist students with financial aid are invited to further their knowledge of Federal Student Aid and the FAFSA application process. Training will be hosted by College Depot staff and will be offered on two different dates/times in September. If multiple staff from one organization will attend, only one registration is needed, however, please include the total number of attendees in the RSVP notes section. Thank you!

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Kids Cafe!

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place B
St. Mary's Food Bank in Cooperation with Phoenix Public Library  provides a daily afternoon meal for children ages 0-18 Monday through Friday. The meal is accompanied by an educational activity. 

Ages 0-18  Parents or Guardian are encouraged to accompany child but may not partake of snacks.
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Computer Class - Advanced Word l

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Computer lab

Learn how to do more with Microsoft Word, including working with columns and adjusting margins.

Prerequisite: Completion of Word Basics ll.

Seating is first come, first serve. Free tickets are available at the 1st Floor Welcome desk at Library opening. For more information call 602-262-4636 or visit phoenixpubliclibrary.org

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DiscoveryTime!

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Storytime Room A
Share books, stories, music, and activities in a fun and interactive program that builds early literacy skills and introduces children to science and math. This program is designed for children two to five years old accompanied by a favorite adult. 

What is your child learning? Children who can count, recognize geometric shapes and patterns and are eager to explore the world around them will be better prepared to succeed in kindergarten. Your kids are natural scientists. You can help them discover the world, build vocabulary and master basic science concepts. 

Space is limited: free tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to program.
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Kids Cafe!

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place B
St. Mary's Food Bank in Cooperation with Phoenix Public Library  provides a daily afternoon meal for children ages 0-18 Monday through Friday. The meal is accompanied by an educational activity. 

Ages 0-18  Parents or Guardian are encouraged to accompany child but may not partake of snacks.
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