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Who Are The Apache?

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Agave Library
This display, visiting from the Heard Museum, will provide information on the art and culture of the Apache Indians of Arizona. November is Native American Heritage Month!
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Sign and Play for Babies

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Agave Library
Storytime room

Consisting of a series of six theme-based classes offered over a 6-week period, these special storytimes are designed for babies and parents (or another favorite grown-up!) to attend together.  Each week, families will learn useful baby signs through fun songs, books, and activities. In addition, parents will learn simple ways to support their baby’s intellectual development.  Join us for the fun!

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.

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Sign and Play for Toddlers

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Consisting of a series of six theme-based classes offered over a 6-week period, these special storytimes are designed for parents (or another favorite grown-up!) and toddlers from 2-3 years old to attend together.  Each week, families will learn useful baby signs through fun songs, books, and activities. In addition, parents will learn simple ways to support their toddler’s intellectual development.  Join us for the fun!

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Family Storytime

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Agave 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.

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Babytime for Crawlers & Walkers

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Agave Library
Storytime room

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. 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.

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Toddlers have special learning needs unique from babies and preschoolers. Curiosity and conversation really blossom at this age, so we’ve created a special fast-paced storytime for two- and three-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) to 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.

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Storytimes for Families with Special Needs

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
Storytime room
This storytime features a modified environment with a closed room and muted lighting. Program is presented at a preschool level development and includes music, movement, repetition, visual schedules, and tactile items. Families will also have the opportunity to stay and play. Parent or caregiver must attend with child. Limited group size.
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Babytime for Crawlers & Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Agave Library
Storytime room

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. 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.

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Discovery Time

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

Share books, stories, music, and activities in a fun 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.

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Agave Builders Club

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Have fun building with bricks! This bi-monthly program is sponsored by the Friends of the Agave Branch Library. Donations of gently-used or new LEGOS also will be greatly appreciated!
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Color to Calm

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Join us every Tuesdays morning at the Agave Library.  Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation: adult coloring books!  Coloring generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.

We'll provide all the materials you need to give it a try.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provide.  Come for coloring and conversation (coffee provided). Adults only, please.

 

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Kindergarten Bootcamp

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM.

This class meets on the following dates: September 6, September 13, September 20, September 27, October 4, October 11, and October 18.  Attendance is expected at all 7 classes.

Kindergarten Bootcamp gives parents tools, information, and activities to help prepare their children for school success in a fun, educational, and interactive setting. The series consists of seven sessions, 1 hour each, for children ages 4-5 who are preparing to enter kindergarten in Fall 2017 along with their parent or caregiver. Under the guidance of an early literacy specialist, parents and caregivers work with their children on foundational skills which have been demonstrated to be the most important for both a successful kindergarten and school experience. It is important that parents and children attend every session, including Week 7 graduation! 

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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Babytime for Crawlers & Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Agave Library
Storytime room

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. 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.

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Toddler Time

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Toddlers have special learning needs unique from babies and preschoolers. Curiosity and conversation really blossom at this age, so we’ve created a special fast-paced storytime for two- and three-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) to 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.

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Family Storytime

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Agave 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.

View More

Babytime for Crawlers & Walkers

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Agave Library
Storytime room

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. 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.

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Toddlers have special learning needs unique from babies and preschoolers. Curiosity and conversation really blossom at this age, so we’ve created a special fast-paced storytime for two- and three-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) to 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.

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Storytimes for Families with Special Needs

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
Storytime room
This storytime features a modified environment with a closed room and muted lighting. Program is presented at a preschool level development and includes music, movement, repetition, visual schedules, and tactile items. Families will also have the opportunity to stay and play. Parent or caregiver must attend with child. Limited group size.
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Wizards of S.T.E.A.M.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Explore! Create! Have fun! Each week brings a new topic such as mazes, magnets, slime, catapults, and more. Creative kids can drop-in anytime between 3:30 and 4:15 pm to do hands-on projects and experiments. Bring a friend and make new discoveries each week. Supported by the Friends of Phoenix Public Library, Agave Chapter. #summerreading
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Babytime for Crawlers & Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Agave Library
Storytime room

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. 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.

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Discovery Time

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

Share books, stories, music, and activities in a fun 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.

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Agave Builders Club - K'nex Builders

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Agave Library
Storytime room
Have fun building with K'nex! Every Saturday building enthusiast take on the challenge to build with different materials. Come to the Agave Library to see what you can create with K'nex. Supported by the Friends of Phoenix Public Library, Agave Chapter.
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Registration is open

Self Defense Class

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room

Don't be a victim.  Attend this free Self-Defense class, and learn how to use a kubotan to protect yourself and your loved ones.  Program presented by staff from the City of Phoenix Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management. Please Register for the program online.

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Color to Calm

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Join us every Tuesdays morning at the Agave Library.  Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation: adult coloring books!  Coloring generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.

We'll provide all the materials you need to give it a try.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provide.  Come for coloring and conversation (coffee provided). Adults only, please.

 

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