Play the Summer Reading Game at your neighborhood library. Register online starting May 1st at maricopacountyreads.org or pick up a gameboard at your library. Earn 1 point for every minute of reading! Earn more points for attending fun-filled library events or participating in challenges.
Just for signing up, you can pick a free book to keep from the Friends corner at your library. But, wait, there's more!
Little Ones (birth to 4) get a free tote bag for signing up
Kids (ages 5-11) receive a Peter Piper coupon for free pizza
Teens (12-17) get a free water bottle
At 500 points, everyone receives a Chipotle coupon (while supplies last)
At 1,000 points, everyone receives a free book of their choice
GRAND PRIZE DRAWING! Readers who earn at least 1,000 points by August 1st are automatically entered into drawings for family memberships at great Phoenix museums (such as the Children's Museum, the Arizona Science Center, the Phoenix Zoo, the Desert Botanical Garden, the Phoenix Art Museum, and the Heard Museum) -- 25 memberships will be awarded!
More FUN! Delighting audiences for over thirty years, James Reid presents a
performance of big tricks, laughs, and fun for all ages. Including unique
tricks seen nowhere else, dangerous bowling ball juggling, and more! This program was made possible with generous
support from the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library.
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.
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.
SATURDAYS" 9A -Noon @ Ocotillo Workforce Literacy Library- Job Seekers who
are not able to visit us during the week now have an opportunity to come in on
Hunters Focused Group: Employment 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- 4P. No Appointment necessary. Ocotillo Workforce Literacy
Center, 102 West Southern Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85041
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.
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.
You make it. You create it. You build it. Drop-In Summer Camp offers youth hands-on
experienceand weekly educational activities, arts and
crafts, science experiments. Each week will be themed with famous books,
movies, television, and games to promote a fun weekly experience and fire up the curiosity and creativity of
kids ages 6-17. This event participates in the Summer Reading Program.
Join us for an exciting live animal
demonstration featuring some of the world’s most notable creatures. Wildlife
Comedian “Wildman Phil” highlights the unique characteristics of various
wildlife, their homes, and the ways the lives of these vastly different animals
are interwoven, creating a community where each has a purpose and a place. This program was made
possible with generous support from the Maricopa County Library District.