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Friday, November 24, 2017

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Monday, December 25, 2017

BabyTime with Sign for Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Cesar Chavez 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 and improves parent/child communication. #pplstorytime #babytimewithsign





















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BabyTime With Sign for Crawlers

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Library

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. #pplstorytime #babytime


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ToddlerTime

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Cesar Chavez 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 an average of nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary. #pplstorytime #toddlertime


 


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Kindergarten Bootcamp

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Cesar Chavez 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 series meets on the following Tuesdays: October 24th, October 31st, November 7th, November 14th, November 21st, November 28th, and December 5th.
This program is only for children entering kindergarten in Fall 2018. Not entering kindergarten in Fall 2018? Check out Preschool Prep.
Kindergarten Bootcamp is supported by the Phoenix Public Library Foundation.
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Teen Slime Art

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Teens, do you like slime?  Do you like art?  How about Slimy-Art?  Join us for this free event and create unique slime art pieces to display in the library or take home (ages 12 - 17).  Sponsored by the Friends of the Cesar Chavez Library.
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hive@central: Mapa para su negocio - Taller 7: Mercadeo y publicidad

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
El programa Mapa Para Su Negocio es una serie de 8 talleres que dura un mes para destacar los elementos necesarios en su negocio. Las clases son los martes y jueves en Cesar Chavez Library de las 5:30-7:30 PM.  Por favor, inscríbase para cada clase individualmente.

Taller 7. Este taller le ayudará con los conceptos básicos del análisis del mercado e investigación del mercado, y explorará vehículos y estrategias de promoción y publicidad para su negocio.

Taller 1: Introducción a los negocios y desarrollo de la visión
Taller 2: Planificación de negocios
Taller 3: Estructura legal
Taller 4: Pérdidas y ganancias, declaraciones e impuestos
Taller 5: Por qué y cómo asegurar su negocio 
Taller 6: Acceso a capital 
Taller 7: Mercadeo y publicidad (sesión actual)
Taller 8: El servicio al cliente y las ventas

Todos los programas son proporcionados por Arizona Women’s Education and Entrepreneur Center (AWEEc) un socio de U.S. Small Business Association, con el financiamiento proporcionado por Community & Economic Development Department por parte de la Ciudad de Phoenix. Visite el sitio web http://aweecenter.org/. Tambien por parte de Friend of the Phoenix Public Library.



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Sit, Stay, Read

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Storytime room

Read to a dog -- therapy dogs love to listen to stories! Our friend, Orlagh, a gentle Golden Retriever will be waiting for you at the library. It will make her so happy to hear you read books! Bring your own book or take one from our shelves and spend some time with Orlagh. 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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Little Bytes

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cesar Chavez Library
Storytime room

Think your kids are too young to code?  Think again!  Did you know that children can learn the foundations of coding and computer commands before they can write or spell?  Simple logic and sequencing can be taught to children as young as 4, preparing them for more advanced knowledge at an earlier age.  Join us for fun activities, apps and games to teach your child the fundamentals of the coding language. Ages 4-7 #CodePhx  #stem

CodePHX programming at this location is made possible through grant funding provided by the Phoenix IDA and the Arizona Community Foundation.

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Coder Dojo

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Storytime room
What do video games, robots and self-driving cars have one thing in common? Code! You can become a coding master in this fun interactive program. Join us to learn with Code.org, Kodable, Scratch, Tynker, HTML and more as you expand your coding genius. Beginners welcome. Ages 8-17 #CodePhx

CodePHX programming at this location is made possible through grant funding provided by the Phoenix IDA and the Arizona Community Foundation.
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Anime Your Way Teen Drawing Workshop

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Join us for this anime drawing program presented by Carlos Nieto III, former artist for The Simpsons and King of the Hill shows, and learn techniques to draw your best anime characters!  FREE!  Held in the teen area of the library.    
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Cesar Chavez Book Club

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Storytime room

Please join us on the 4th Weds of every month as we discuss a member-chosen book selection.  Feel free to attend even if you haven't read the book!  The titles we will be discussing will be:  Sept - Treachery in Death by J.D. Robb,  Oct - The Immortal Life Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, Nov - Lisette's List by Susan Vreeland and Dec - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

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Discovery Time

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Cesar Chavez 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.

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. #pplstorytime 
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Real Talk: Teen Dating Violence

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Join us for a special program hosted by Peer Solution's High School Peer Educators  - Teens like you who are committed to making a difference.  They will talk about how to identify different forms of teen dating violence, what you can do to stop it, and how to prevent it in the first place.  Plus, if you have any questions, this is a safe and judgment-free zone where you can talk to other teens who know and understand.  FREE! 
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hive@central: Mapa para su negocio - Taller 8: El servicio al cliente y las ventas

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
El programa Mapa Para Su Negocio es una serie de 8 talleres que dura un mes para destacar los elementos necesarios en su negocio. Las clases son los martes y jueves en Cesar Chavez Library de las 5:30-7:30 PM.  Por favor, inscríbase para cada clase individualmente.

Taller 8. Usted tiene un gran producto o servicio. Ahora lo tiene que vender. El servicio el cliente es uno de los métodos más costo-efectivos para forjar una clientela robusta y un saldo neto saludable. Este taller abarcará tácticas para sacar mayor provecho a cada contacto con el cliente; ya sea en persona, por teléfono o en línea, usted aprenderá las acciones que necesita tomar para desarrollar una clientela leal y devota.

Taller 1: Introducción a los negocios y desarrollo de la visión
Taller 2: Planificación de negocios
Taller 3: Estructura legal
Taller 4: Pérdidas y ganancias, declaraciones e impuestos
Taller 5: Por qué y cómo asegurar su negocio 
Taller 6: Acceso a capital 
Taller 7: Mercadeo y publicidad
Taller 8: El servicio al cliente y las ventas (sesión actual)

Todos los programas son proporcionados por Arizona Women’s Education and Entrepreneur Center (AWEEc) un socio de U.S. Small Business Association, con el financiamiento proporcionado por Community & Economic Development Department por parte de la Ciudad de Phoenix. Visite el sitio web http://aweecenter.org/. Tambien por parte de Friend of the Phoenix Public Library.


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Family Science Night

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Storytime room

Bring out the scientist in you! Come explore science, technology, engineering and math with the Betty Fairfax High School STEM club volunteers doing various activities that everyone in the family can do and enjoy! There will be a new theme and lots of fun every month.  Meet in the back of the children's area of the library.  FREE!  Sponsored by Friends of the Cesar Chavez Library.  

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Knitting/Crocheting Group

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Storytime room
Join us to learn how to knit or crochet or to share your knitting and crocheting skills with the group. All ages and all skill levels are welcome on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month. Please bring your own supplies.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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BabyTime with Sign for Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Cesar Chavez 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 and improves parent/child communication. #pplstorytime #babytimewithsign





















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BabyTime With Sign for Crawlers

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Library

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. #pplstorytime #babytime


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Halloween Storytime

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Cesar Chavez Library
Meeting Room

This is a special Halloween storytime with the theme of Halloween.  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 an average of nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary. #pplstorytime #toddlertime


 


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Registration is open

Kindergarten Bootcamp

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Cesar Chavez 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 series meets on the following Tuesdays: October 24th, October 31st, November 7th, November 14th, November 21st, November 28th, and December 5th.
This program is only for children entering kindergarten in Fall 2018. Not entering kindergarten in Fall 2018? Check out Preschool Prep.
Kindergarten Bootcamp is supported by the Phoenix Public Library Foundation.
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Sit, Stay, Read

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Storytime room

Read to a dog -- therapy dogs love to listen to stories! Our friend, Orlagh, a gentle Golden Retriever will be waiting for you at the library. It will make her so happy to hear you read books! Bring your own book or take one from our shelves and spend some time with Orlagh. 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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Little Bytes

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cesar Chavez Library
Storytime room

Think your kids are too young to code?  Think again!  Did you know that children can learn the foundations of coding and computer commands before they can write or spell?  Simple logic and sequencing can be taught to children as young as 4, preparing them for more advanced knowledge at an earlier age.  Join us for fun activities, apps and games to teach your child the fundamentals of the coding language. Ages 4-7 #CodePhx  #stem

CodePHX programming at this location is made possible through grant funding provided by the Phoenix IDA and the Arizona Community Foundation.

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Job Fair / Laveen Hiring Event

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Meet with featured employers for job applications and on-site interviews.  Presented in partnership with Goodwill of Central Arizona and Opportunities for Youth. #phoenixworks 
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