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Library Closed: Thanksgiving

Friday, November 24, 2017

Library Closed: Christmas

Monday, December 25, 2017

Workforce Saturday

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Job Seekers who are not able to visit us during the week have an opportunity to come in on SaturdaysEmployment questions, Resume & Cover Letter assistance to Interviewing Skills. We are here to help. Stop by Saturdays for employment assistance, in addition to, our normal hours: Tues/Wed/Thurs Noon- 4pm, Sunday 1-4pm No Appointment necessary. Ocotillo Workforce Literacy Center, 102 West Southern Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85041

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Kaity’s Way Relationship Violence Diversion Workshop

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room
This workshop is designed to help teens and the parent/adults in their lives, discover the signs of an abusive relationship and what they can do to avoid such a relationship. The take away will include the tools to achieve and maintain healthy relationships in their lives on various levels. Additional areas covered would include: The pattern of an abusive relationship, certain warning signs to look out for that usually fly under the radar, options to safely exit an abusive relationship, what bystanders can do to help, information about Kaity’s Law and we will conclude with the elements of a healthy relationship.

RSVP is recommended call 602 740 2734.
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Bilingual Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ocotillo Library
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 six 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.
All ages
 


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Saturday Kids @Ocotillo

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room

Join us every Saturday for fun and learning activities!

1st Saturday of the Month - STEAMtime

STEAM hands-on activity.

2nd Saturday of the Month- Lots-O-Legos

We have legos! Bring your imagination and build a unique creation.

3rd Saturday of the Monthly- Ocotillo Creativity Zone

We make a new cool craft!

4th Saturday of the Month- Family Movie Matinee

Come join us for snacks and a movie viewing of one of the latest movies released on DVD and available at the Library.

5th Saturday of the Month (when applicable) - Surprise Activity!

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ESL - Talk Time

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room

Talk Time is a small, informal group environment, which provides non-native English speakers a safe and comfortable place to practice their skills. It also provides participants an opportunity to learn about American culture and share pieces of their own culture.

  • No registration required

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Drop-In Employment Assistance

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Get help with resume writing, searching and applying for jobs online and more. No registration required. 

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Optimal Resume

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Learn how to use Optimal Resume to create amazing resumes, cover letters and more. 

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How to Build a Great LinkedIn Profile and Build Your Professional Brand

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
  • Connect with the professional world 
  • Stay informed
  • Build your professional brand
  • Get Hired
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Preschool Prep

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ocotillo 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. 3-5 year olds. Resources for community resources and youth programs available.
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Intro to Google Drive

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Learn how to store, edit, create, and share files using Google Drive. A Gmail account is recommended for this class. 

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Fall Harvest Festival

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room
Come join us for some Fall fun! Fall themed activities, crafts, candy, and more.
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Computer Skills for the Workplace

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Training Room

Learn the parts of a computer and how they work together to help you in the workplace. Create and manage an email account, and learn how to upload your resume. Improve your skills with the mouse and keyboard to make yourself more marketable in your job search.

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BabyTime with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ocotillo 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.

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Workforce Saturday

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Job Seekers who are not able to visit us during the week have an opportunity to come in on SaturdaysEmployment questions, Resume & Cover Letter assistance to Interviewing Skills. We are here to help. Stop by Saturdays for employment assistance, in addition to, our normal hours: Tues/Wed/Thurs Noon- 4pm, Sunday 1-4pm No Appointment necessary. Ocotillo Workforce Literacy Center, 102 West Southern Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85041

#phxworks
View More

Bilingual Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ocotillo Library
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 six 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.
All ages
 


View More

Saturday Kids @Ocotillo

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room

Join us every Saturday for fun and learning activities!

1st Saturday of the Month - STEAMtime

STEAM hands-on activity.

2nd Saturday of the Month- Lots-O-Legos

We have legos! Bring your imagination and build a unique creation.

3rd Saturday of the Monthly- Ocotillo Creativity Zone

We make a new cool craft!

4th Saturday of the Month- Family Movie Matinee

Come join us for snacks and a movie viewing of one of the latest movies released on DVD and available at the Library.

5th Saturday of the Month (when applicable) - Surprise Activity!

View More

ESL - Talk Time

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room

Talk Time is a small, informal group environment, which provides non-native English speakers a safe and comfortable place to practice their skills. It also provides participants an opportunity to learn about American culture and share pieces of their own culture.

  • No registration required

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Start Here: First Job Basics

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Ocotillo Library
Want to avoid the mistakes most teens make when looking for a part-time job? Come learn new skills in resume building, applications and interviews. 

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Drop-In Employment Assistance

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Get help with resume writing, searching and applying for jobs online and more. No registration required. 

#phxworks
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Online Professionalism

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Find out how you can protect and develop your online professionalism in this 1-hour workshop. 

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Dia de los Muertos Family Fun

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room
Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and all around the world November first through the second. Throughout Day of the Dead, individuals commemorate and honor the memory of their family and friends who are no longer with us. Join us for a celebration for all ages for a fun Día de los Muertos themed Storytime, sugar skull decorating and mask coloring activities. All ages.
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Computer Skills for the Workplace

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Training Room

Learn the parts of a computer and how they work together to help you in the workplace. Create and manage an email account, and learn how to upload your resume. Improve your skills with the mouse and keyboard to make yourself more marketable in your job search.

#phxworks

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BabyTime with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ocotillo 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.

View More