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Monday, December 25, 2017

BabyTime

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

 

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Kindergarten Bootcamp

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
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 dates: October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, and November 4th, 11th, and 18th.

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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Coder Dojo

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
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 the Tarver and Cholla locations is made possible through grant funding provided by The Phoenix IDA and the Arizona Community Foundation.
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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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CPES Hiring Event

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
CPES is holding a hiring event today, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, for Caregivers interested in making a difference in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities. We are currently hiring for our residential settings located in Phoenix, Glendale, Tempe and Scottsdale. #phoenixworks
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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 open

Kindergarten Bootcamp

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
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 dates: October 25th, November 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, and December 6th.
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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Little Bytes

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st
Think your kids are too young to learn 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

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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START@Cholla

3:30 PM - 5:00 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 The Big Rock Candy Mountain by Wallace Stegner. 


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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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Art Lab: Drawing Trees

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor

No drawing experience necessary. Think you can’t draw trees? Artist Sheila Kollasch will show you how to look at trees in a way that makes it easier to draw them. You can do this! Please bring your favorite drawing pad and pens, pencils or crayons. Supplies will also be available in the class.

Join us the fourth Thursday of every month for our Adult Art Labs. These structured classes are sociable, productive and an ideal way to be introduced to a variety of creative mediums.

 

 

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BabyTime

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

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 #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. #musicandmovement

 

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Registration is closed

Kindergarten Bootcamp

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
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 dates: October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, and November 4th, 11th, and 18th.

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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Coder Dojo

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
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 the Tarver and Cholla locations is made possible through grant funding provided by The Phoenix IDA and the Arizona Community Foundation.
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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. 

View More
Registration is open

Kindergarten Bootcamp

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor
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 dates: October 25th, November 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, and December 6th.
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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Little Bytes

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st
Think your kids are too young to learn 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

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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