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Día de los Muertos Altars Exhibit

Saturday, November 02, 2019
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Gallery
Altars made by members of the community and inspired by the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) tradition will be on display in the @Central Gallery. The altars honor public and private figures who have passed away.

Join us for an artist reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov 1.  Speak to the artists, view the altars, and enjoy a slide show presentation on the history and meaning of Dia de los Muertos.  Craft projects will be available for all ages.

The reception is supported by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library.

Los altares hechos por miembros de la comunidad y inspirados por la tradición del día de los muertos se exhibirán en la @Central Gallery. Los altares dan honor a figuras públicas y privadas que han fallecido. Únase a nosotros para una recepción de artistas de 6: 30-8 p.m. el viernes 1 de noviembre.

Hable con los artistas, vea los altares y disfrute de una presentación de diapositivas sobre la historia y el significado del Día de los Muertos. Los proyectos artesanales estarán disponibles para todas las edades.

La recepción es apoyada por la Friends of the Phoenix Public Library.

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Color to Calm

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Join us every Tuesdays morning at the Agave Library.  Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation: adult coloring books!  Coloring generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.

We'll provide all the materials you need to give it a try.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provided.  Come for coloring and conversation.  Adults only, please.




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Kpop Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Teen Central
Join us every week for Kpop club! Meet other kpop fans, discuss your favorite groups, watch music videos, do crafts, and win cool kpop themed prizes! *Teen Central programs are for ages 12-18. 

This program is supported by Friends of the Phoenix Public Library. 
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Crafternoon

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room
Have fun and get crafty!  Supplies are provided though quantities may be limited.  Offered with the generous support of the Friends of the Library, Desert Broom chapter.
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Random Crafts of Kindness

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room
Teens! Craft it forward in this unique makerspace program. Projects include making superhero capes for children in hospitals or shelters, making paracord bracelets for troops or first responders, making comfort mats and toys for animals in shelters, and making art to inspire others.

In some cases, you can gain extra community service hours while you help support causes or build relationships with charities or nonprofits. This type of service creates meaningful opportunities to make a difference and is beneficial when applying for college or jobs.

Random Crafts of Kindness is a free program and meets from 5:30 to 6:30 pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at Desert Broom Library. 

Materials supplied with the generous support of the Friends of Library, Desert Broom Chapter.
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TEEN Program

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Harmon Library
Come and join us for an hour of fun with activities ranging from video games, board games, movies, to arts & crafts. TEENS ONLY!!
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S.T.E.A.M. Craft

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Build, create, discover, and learn!  Participate in hands-on projects and crafts during our weekly STEAM craft.  Open to ages 6 and up.
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STEAM

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Harmon Library
Come join us at Harmon library for a STEAM or Craft activity! 
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Teen Time

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Every Thursday teens can hang out at the library after school.  We will have various crafts, video games and snacks.  Sometimes we watch movies, sometimes we sing karaoke or play kahoots!  This weekly event is free and open to teens ages 12-18.
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Century Craft Circle

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Century Library
Meeting Room
Macramé Month (second class) 

In this class we will explore some of the knots that make macrame beautiful

All levels of experience are welcome.
Books, supplies and resources provided. 
Come ready to craft!  #crafty 

*Please note that we can only admit 12-14 participants to each class due to room size limitations.

This class is provided through the generous support of Friends of Phoenix Public Library- Century Branch.
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Minecraft

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Harmon Library
Play Minecraft in the library!
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Registration is open

Accidental Crafter

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Come join us for a fun, free DIY crafting program.  All supplies are provided.  Please arrive wearing clothing you don't mind getting dirty. This month's project:  Iris Folding Registration is required.
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Saturday Kids: Crafty Science

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room
This is science with a twist—join us each month to discover something new and explore a craft or activity to bring art and science closer together!

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Family Fun. STE/AM Saturdays

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room
Join us every Saturday for fun and learning activity. Builder's Club, STEM activities, Crafternoon, or Games Galore. 
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Registration is open

Accidental Crafter

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room
Are you a reluctant adult crafter? Are you looking for projects but don't know where to start? Join us for an hour of creativity and fun. All materials are provided.

This program is FREE and for adults only. Registration is required.
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Crafting Kindness

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A
We all need a little more kindness in our lives!  Join us for a hour of crafts that help children practice kindness and and promote empathy.  Ages 5 and up.
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Weekend Recess

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Do you miss recess? Do you want time to play board games and table top games? Let’s have a little fun, a throwback to our carefree childhood! Come on down to Cesar Chavez Library’s recess, every Saturday as we immerse ourselves in fun activities, such as coloring, crafting, and gaming. Time to hang out and play!
Sponsored by Friends of Cesar Chavez Library. 
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Annual Harvest Festival

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
South Mountain Community
Join us for some fall holiday fun featuring stories, games, crafts, and other activities related to Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, and Diwali.  Festive dress and costumes are encouraged but optional.
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Color to Calm

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Join us every Tuesdays morning at the Agave Library.  Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation: adult coloring books!  Coloring generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.

We'll provide all the materials you need to give it a try.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provided.  Come for coloring and conversation.  Adults only, please.




#artsandcrafts  




 

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Kpop Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Teen Central
Join us every week for Kpop club! Meet other kpop fans, discuss your favorite groups, watch music videos, do crafts, and win cool kpop themed prizes! *Teen Central programs are for ages 12-18. 

This program is supported by Friends of the Phoenix Public Library. 
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Crafternoon

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room
Have fun and get crafty!  Supplies are provided though quantities may be limited.  Offered with the generous support of the Friends of the Library, Desert Broom chapter.
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TEEN Program

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Harmon Library
Come and join us for an hour of fun with activities ranging from video games, board games, movies, to arts & crafts. TEENS ONLY!!
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Minecraft

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Palo Verde Library
Are you ready for some online fun? Kids 11 and under are welcome to join us in creating a world of fun on the children's computers!
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S.T.E.A.M. Craft

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Build, create, discover, and learn!  Participate in hands-on projects and crafts during our weekly STEAM craft.  Open to ages 6 and up.
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STEAM

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Harmon Library
Come join us at Harmon library for a STEAM or Craft activity! 
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