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Computer Chat

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
This is a hands on computer class, led by experienced instructors. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops or devices, but this is not required. Each session is student driven, so many topics may be covered. All levels of user knowledge, basic to advanced, are welcome to attend. #deviceadvice

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Preschool Prep

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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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Discovery Time

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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. #pplstorytime #discoverytime

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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Kindergarten Bootcamp

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM.  

This class meets on the following dates: Feb. 1,8,15,22, Mar. 1,8,15.  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 4-5 year olds 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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START@Cholla

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
START = Science, Technology & Art! Each week we'll cover new subjects and help kids and teens discover new facts and introduce them to new concepts related to START.
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Cholla Book Club

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
Join the Cholla Book Club on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Registration is not needed, new members are welcome, and it is free. We will be discussing A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. 


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Toddler Time with Sign

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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

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

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st
Read to a dog -- therapy dogs love to listen to stories! Our friend, Stewart "Stewie" Little, a gentle Yorkie, will be waiting for you at the library. It will make him so happy to hear you read books! Bring your own book and take one from our shelves and spend some time with Stewie. 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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Baby Time

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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. #pplstorytime #babytime

 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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Lego WeDo Construction

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor

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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Baby Time with Sign

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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


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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Toddler Time

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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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Discovery Time

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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. #pplstorytime #discoverytime

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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Registration is closed

Kindergarten Bootcamp

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM.  

This class meets on the following dates: Feb. 1,8,15,22, Mar. 1,8,15.  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 4-5 year olds 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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START@Cholla

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
START = Science, Technology & Art! Each week we'll cover new subjects and help kids and teens discover new facts and introduce them to new concepts related to START.
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Financial Aid Essentials Workshop

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
Come join us at the Cholla library, for:  "Financial Aid Essentials Workshop" brought to you by College Depot. Discover how to pay for college with financial aid options, including FAFSA, scholarships, work-study and more! this program will be held at the Cholla library on Wednesday March 1st from 6 to 7 pm. 
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Toddler Time with Sign

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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

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

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st
Read to a dog -- therapy dogs love to listen to stories! Our friend, Stewart "Stewie" Little, a gentle Yorkie, will be waiting for you at the library. It will make him so happy to hear you read books! Bring your own book and take one from our shelves and spend some time with Stewie. Reading aloud to certified therapy dogs is an excellent way for emerging readers to practice their skills (and lots of fun, too!) #sitstayread
View More

Baby Time

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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. #pplstorytime #babytime

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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Baby Time with Sign

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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


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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Toddler Time

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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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Play SPOT

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
Enjoy interactive songs and hand-on activities for parents and children. For children birth to five years accompanied by a favorite adult. Presented by the Family SPOT Resource Center.
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Discovery Time

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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. #pplstorytime #discoverytime

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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