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BabyTime with Sign

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session.  Babies and caregivers also are introduced to Baby Sign Language, a wonderful way to grow babies' communication skills.  BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children.  What is your child learning?  Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills.  Using sign language speeds babies' language development.  #pplstorytime #babytimewithsign

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.  Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov.

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Kids Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Enjoy a healthy meal every day after school at the Acacia library! Meals are provided by the St Mary's Food Bank Alliance and are available for children ages 0-18 with an activity to follow.
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Acacia Mad Scientists

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Experiment with science at this weekly STEM night! Explore the forces of electricity, practice your engineering skills, and experience the fun of science activities and exploration. No registration required- open to children ages 7 and up. #stem
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Music & Movement

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Share songs, rhymes and music in a fun, fast-moving interactive program that builds early literacy skills. This program is designed for children birth to age 5 accompanied by a favorite adult. What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers.  #pplstorytime #musicandmovement


Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov.


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Sit, Stay, Read

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Acacia Library

Read to a dog -- therapy dogs love to listen to stories! Our friend, [name of dog], a gentle [breed] will be waiting for you at the library. It will make [him/her] so happy to hear you read books! Bring your own book and take one from our shelves and spend some time with [name of dog]. Reading aloud to certified therapy dogs is an excellent way for emerging readers to practice their skills (and lots of fun, too!) #sitstayread

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Kids Cafe

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Tuesday thru Saturday at the Acacia Branch library. Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.                            
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Mini Masters

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Learn about a new artist every week, and create your own masterpiece! Each week, we experiment with paint, pastels, inks, and other artistic mediums. Ages 6 and up.
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Bilingual Family Storytime/ Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingue Para Familias

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Share books, stories, songs, rhymes, and music in a fun interactive program that builds early literacy skills.  This program is designed for children birth to five years old accompanied by a favorite adult.  What is your child learning?  Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers.  #pplstorytime #bilingualstorytime

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.  Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov.

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Kids Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Enjoy a healthy meal every day after school at the Acacia library! Meals are provided by the St Mary's Food Bank Alliance and are available for children ages 0-18 with an activity to follow.
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ToddlerTime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

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. What is your child learning? Your toddler learns nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary. #pplstorytime #toddlertime



Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov.



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Preschool Prep

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Three to five-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy stories, games and activities designed to nourish the skills that lead to success in school – persistence, flexibility and problem-solving.  What is your child learning?  Your preschooler is learning about the world and how to master emotions and desires. By teaching her how to focus, take turns and think creatively, you will get her ready for school.  This program includes basic concept knowledge (colors, numbers, letters) as well as structured activities.  #preschoolprep


Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov.


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Kids Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Enjoy a healthy meal every day after school at the Acacia library! Meals are provided by the St Mary's Food Bank Alliance and are available for children ages 0-18 with an activity to follow.
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Kids Cafe

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and education activity Tuesday thru Saturday at the Acacia Branch library. Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.                            
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LEGO WeDo Construction

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Take your LEGO building to a new level – come try out our LEGO WeDo Construction Set and test out your robotics skills. The LEGO set features working motors and sensors so you can make those LEGOs move! 


This project is supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


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Let's Code!

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Do you want to code and make computer games and apps? Now you can! Join us for a fun, informal coding club where you can learn the basics of computer coding while creating your very own game! Ages 8-18. #stem

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BabyTime with Sign

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session.  Babies and caregivers also are introduced to Baby Sign Language, a wonderful way to grow babies' communication skills.  BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children.  What is your child learning?  Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills.  Using sign language speeds babies' language development.  #pplstorytime #babytimewithsign

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.  Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov.

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Kids Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Enjoy a healthy meal every day after school at the Acacia library! Meals are provided by the St Mary's Food Bank Alliance and are available for children ages 0-18 with an activity to follow.
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Acacia Mad Scientists

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Experiment with science at this weekly STEM night! Explore the forces of electricity, practice your engineering skills, and experience the fun of science activities and exploration. No registration required- open to children ages 7 and up. #stem
View More

Music & Movement

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Share songs, rhymes and music in a fun, fast-moving interactive program that builds early literacy skills. This program is designed for children birth to age 5 accompanied by a favorite adult. What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers.  #pplstorytime #musicandmovement


Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov.


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Sit, Stay, Read

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Acacia Library

Read to a dog -- therapy dogs love to listen to stories! Our friend, [name of dog], a gentle [breed] will be waiting for you at the library. It will make [him/her] so happy to hear you read books! Bring your own book and take one from our shelves and spend some time with [name of dog]. Reading aloud to certified therapy dogs is an excellent way for emerging readers to practice their skills (and lots of fun, too!) #sitstayread

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Kids Cafe

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Tuesday thru Saturday at the Acacia Branch library. Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.                            
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Crafternoons

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
It's National Craft Month! Every Wednesday in March, join us for a free-for-all crafting hour, or learn how to do a special craft like weaving, sewing, or painting.
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Bilingual Family Storytime/ Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingue Para Familias

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Share books, stories, songs, rhymes, and music in a fun interactive program that builds early literacy skills.  This program is designed for children birth to five years old accompanied by a favorite adult.  What is your child learning?  Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers.  #pplstorytime #bilingualstorytime

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.  Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov.

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Kid Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Tuesday thru Saturday at the Acacia Branch library. Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.                                                        
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LEGO Club

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month to build and create with LEGO! Monthly theme or free build.

LEGOs are provided- please do not bring your own.

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