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Color to Calm

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Join the craze! Adult coloring promotes mindfulness, reduces stress, and improves cognitive motor skills. We'll provide the markers, crayons, colored pencils, and coloring sheets - Just bring yourself and your friends! 
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ToddlerTime with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Ironwood 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. 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 #pplstorytime #toddlertime
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Teen Study

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Need a quiet place for study?  We will have the meeting room open from 4:30-6:30 every Wednesday for study time.  We will provide popcorn and soda to help stimulate your brain!
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ironwood 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. Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. #pplstorytime #familystorytime


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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ironwood 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. Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. #pplstorytime #familystorytime


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Paws 2 Read

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Young readers & listeners will be greeted with warm hearts, wet noses, and good books by the registered therapy teams of Paws 2 Read on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Sign up for your reading time with an animal and human therapy team when you arrive.
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Coding 4 Kids

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Kids will explore basic hands-on computer game coding utilizing web based sites and create their own version of the game Flappy Bird. NO registration required, but arrive early as space is limited! Bring a laptop, if you have one. 
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TinkerTime: Makerspace for Kids

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
A maker space for children to design, experiment, and invent as they explore hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities through self-guided tinkering. #stem
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Color to Calm

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Join the craze! Adult coloring promotes mindfulness, reduces stress, and improves cognitive motor skills. We'll provide the markers, crayons, colored pencils, and coloring sheets - Just bring yourself and your friends! 
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Parchment and Prose Writer's Group

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
 Parchment and Prose Writer's discussion group meets the first Tuesday of every month for workshops, presentations, and discussions about all aspects of the writing process from conception to publication. 
Upcoming Topics and Presenters:
September: "Novellas, Short Stories, and Micro-fic: How to write short-form fiction"
October: "NaNoWriMo Prep Bootcamp"
November: "NaNoWriMo kick-off"
December: "Rocking Resources for Writers" w/ Author Anissa Stringer

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ToddlerTime with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Ironwood 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. 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 #pplstorytime #toddlertime
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Teen Study

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Need a quiet place for study?  We will have the meeting room open from 4:30-6:30 every Wednesday for study time.  We will provide popcorn and soda to help stimulate your brain!
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Ironwood Book Club

7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Come join the Ironwood Book Club. All adults welcome. Meets the first Wednesday of each month.
Upcoming Books:
September: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
October: Brooklyn by Colm Toibin 
November: March by Geraldine Brooks and/or Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ironwood 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. Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. #pplstorytime #familystorytime


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Conquer the Clutter

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Join Rachel Winter from Happy Home Organizers to help you organize your home and life with simple tips and solutions to unclutter your life and  keep it that way! Space is limited please register.
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ironwood 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. Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program. #pplstorytime #familystorytime


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Seed Swap

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Do you have extra seeds you saved from last season's harvest? Come to our community seed swap and trade them for something new! Master gardeners from the Ahwatukee Community Garden will be present to answer your questions about growing and gardening in the Phoenix area. Don't have seeds to trade? That's okay; you can also check some out from our seed library, and get tips on how to save seeds for next year!
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TinkerTime: Makerspace for Kids

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
A maker space for children to design, experiment, and invent as they explore hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities through self-guided tinkering. #stem
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BabyTime with Sign for Walkers

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Babies 12-23 months (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  #babytime
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BabyTime with Sign for Crawlers

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room

Babies from birth to 12 months (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  #babytime

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Meditation and Yoga with Malinda

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Meditation and yoga are effective in relieving stress and deepening self-awareness. The session will combine both practices to help learn how to center the mind body connection and create peace within.

Malinda Hurd has more than 30 years' experience of being a Yogi/Spriitual teacher.

Malinda recommends bringing a yoga mat. Please register as space is limited.
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Color to Calm

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Join the craze! Adult coloring promotes mindfulness, reduces stress, and improves cognitive motor skills. We'll provide the markers, crayons, colored pencils, and coloring sheets - Just bring yourself and your friends! 
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Lego Lab

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Children ages 6-11 stop by for an hour of fun building time with Lego bricks. The child's accompanying adult should remain in the library while the child participates in Lego Lab. Adults are encouraged to participate in the Lego Lab with their children, especially if a child has special developmental, social, or physical needs. Registration is not required. LEGO bricks are provided by Ironwood Friends of the Library. #stem
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ToddlerTime with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Ironwood 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. 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 #pplstorytime #toddlertime
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