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Library Closed: Thanksgiving

Friday, November 24, 2017

Library Closed: Christmas

Monday, December 25, 2017

Mesquite Library's 35th Anniversary Celebration

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mesquite Library

Join City Librarian, Rita Hamilton, and community leaders for a celebration of Mesquite Library’s past, present and future. Help us celebrate the voices of the community that make Mesquite Library special. Following the program will be a presentation on the value of the Mesquite tree in Arizona and a variety of crafts for children.

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Mesquite Builders Club

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room
Have fun with other kids building with Lego bricks!  Kids from 7-11 years old come with an adult and build with library provided Lego bricks.  Creations are showcased at the library until the next build event.
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Hispanic Heritage Month - Make a Nicho

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Nichos are mini-altar assemblages made to honor the memory of someone special. The inside of a cigar box is decorated with photos, mementos, trinkets, beads, and glitter to celebrate the special person.

Please bring your own mementos and copies of photos to decorate your nicho. We will provide each attendee with a cigar box and decorating supplies – glitter, beads, ribbon, glue, and scissors.

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Spark Chess Program

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

REGISTRATION REQUIRED -- REGISTER FOR THE SEPT 3rd DATE

The Spark Chess Program (SCP) is a new and exciting chess program that’s fun for everyone! Come and learn the basics of chess or expand your skills. Class runs from Sept 3 - Nov 5th.   Registration is required.

Coach Richard has been the National Junior Open under 15 champion, Arizona State Grade Champion for several years, and Scholastic National Co-Champion.

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Board Game Afternoon

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Come play a variety of board games. We have Scrabble, BananaGrams, Yahtzee and more! You can also bring in your own games to play.

All ages and players welcome!

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Babytime

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

Babies, under age 2,  (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.

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out  15 minutes prior to this program.

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. #pplstorytime  #babytime

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Device Advice: Bring Your Own Device Lab

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mesquite Library

Need help loading your e-reader with free books? Mesquite Library has volunteers to help!

 #ebooks #emedia #eaudio #deviceadvice

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Babytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

Babies, under age 2,  (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.

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

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. #pplstorytime  #babytime

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Naturalization Test Prep

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room
Get ready to pass the Naturalization test! Attend this 9 week tutoring on Monday and Wednesdays. Limited to 2 persons for the entire 9 weeks session with 2 persons on the wait list.
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Naturalization Test Prep

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room
Get ready to pass the Naturalization test! Attend this 9 week tutoring on Monday and Wednesdays. Limited to 2 persons for the entire 9 weeks session with 2 persons on the wait list.
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Family Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Kids aged Birth-5 (accompanied by a favorite adult), share books, stories, songs, rhymes and music in a fun interactive program that helps build literacy skills.
What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers. #pplstorytime  #familytime

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to this program.

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Toddler StoryTime

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

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

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TOEFL/iBT Test Prep

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room
Get ready to pass the TOEFL! Attend this 9 week tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Litmited to two patrons for the 1 PM and two patrons for the 2 PM timeslots for the entire 9 week session, with a 2 person waitlist for each.
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Registration is closed

TOEFL/iBT Test Prep

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room
Get ready to pass the TOEFL! Attend this 9 week tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Litmited to two patrons for the 1 PM and two patrons for the 2 PM timeslots for the entire 9 week session, with a 2 person waitlist for each.
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Babytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite 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. #pplstorytime #babytime


Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out  15 minutes prior to this program.


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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Family Storytime

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Kids aged Birth-5 (accompanied by a favorite adult), share books, stories, songs, rhymes and music in a fun interactive program that helps build literacy skills.
What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers.  
#pplstorytime  #familytime


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

This storytime at Mesquite Library is supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.

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Naturalization Test Prep

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room
Get ready to pass the Naturalization test! Attend this 9 week tutoring on Monday and Wednesdays. Limited to 2 persons for the entire 9 weeks session with 2 persons on the wait list.
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Registration is closed

Naturalization Test Prep

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room
Get ready to pass the Naturalization test! Attend this 9 week tutoring on Monday and Wednesdays. Limited to 2 persons for the entire 9 weeks session with 2 persons on the wait list.
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Family Storytime

6:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Kids aged Birth-5 (accompanied by a favorite adult), share books, stories, songs, rhymes and music in a fun interactive program that helps build literacy skills.
What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers.  
#pplstorytime  #familytime


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

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Family Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Kids aged Birth-5 (accompanied by a favorite adult), share books, stories, songs, rhymes and music in a fun interactive program that helps build literacy skills.
What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers.  
#pplstorytime  #familytime


Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to program.

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Preschool Prep

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

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

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. 


#preschoolprep



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TOEFL/iBT Test Prep

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room
Get ready to pass the TOEFL! Attend this 9 week tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Litmited to two patrons for the 1 PM and two patrons for the 2 PM timeslots for the entire 9 week session, with a 2 person waitlist for each.
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Registration is closed

TOEFL/iBT Test Prep

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room
Get ready to pass the TOEFL! Attend this 9 week tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Litmited to two patrons for the 1 PM and two patrons for the 2 PM timeslots for the entire 9 week session, with a 2 person waitlist for each.
View More