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Library Closed: Thanksgiving

Friday, November 24, 2017

Library Closed: Christmas

Monday, December 25, 2017
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Mystery Book Club

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Enjoy coffee & pastries while discussing "The Woman in Cabin 10" by Ruth Ware.
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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 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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Saturday Drop In

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Join us every Saturday for a fun craft or science project!
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Keyboarding Skills/ El Teclado

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Students should be familiar with using a mouse. Learn how to use the keyboard, set up a free Typing Master account, and start your first Typing Master lesson.   

En esta clase conocerá el nombre y la función de cada una de las teclas del teclado y aprenderá a utilizarlas para dar instrucciones a su computadora. No se requiere experiencia con la computadora.


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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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Arizona at Work Drop-In Job Search Assistance

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Arizona at Work is at Acacia Library on Tuesdays from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm to provide help with resumes, applications, etc.
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Kids 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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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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Tutoring Drop In

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Acacia Library

Drop in for free tutoring with a librarian on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in the Teen Center! No registration required.

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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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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
Join us every week for a fun craft- learn a new art technique or explore an old favorite!
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Tutoring Drop In

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Acacia Library
Drop in for free tutoring with a librarian on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in the Teen Center! No registration required.
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Bilingual Kindergarten Bootcamp

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Is your child entering kindergarten in Fall 2018? If so, join a Kindergarten Bootcamp! This interactive series meets once a week for 7 weeks and gives families a taste of kindergarten. Parents and children learn together the social, academic, and classroom skills needed for school success. Receive free tools and activities each week leading up to Bootcamp graduation. Registration is required and by registering you agree to attend all 7 weeks.

This program is only for children entering kindergarten in Fall 2018. Not entering kindergarten in Fall 2018? Check out Preschool Prep. 

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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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
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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Teen Makers- DIY Donut Clock

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

Calling all teens and tweens! DIY your own donut clock.

 Free, all supplies provided. Open to youth ages 10-17. Registration is required.

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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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Device Advice

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Acacia Library
Receive 1-on-1 assistance with all things computer & tablet/phone related!  Registration is required. If you need more assistance than the 30 minutes provided, please feel free to sign up for an additional 30 minute session.
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Device Advice

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Acacia Library
Receive 1-on-1 assistance with all things computer & tablet/phone related!  Registration is required. If you need more assistance than the 30 minutes provided, please feel free to sign up for an additional 30 minute session.
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Kids 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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Self Defense - Don't Be a Victim!

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
FREE 2-hour Self-Defense class on learning the art of Kubotan, taught by Jui Chiu. Offered to ages 8 and up. Facilitated in partnership with the City of Phoenix Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Registration is required online or call 602-262-4636.
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