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States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Burton Barr Central Library
2nd Floor North Gallery

States of Incarceration is a project of the Humanities Action Lab, a coalition of universities led by The New School working with issue organizations and public spaces to create traveling public projects on the past, present, and future of pressing social issues.  This exhibition is provided in partnership with Arizona State University. #Statesofincarceration
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Día de los Muertos Altars exhibition

Friday, November 02, 2018
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Gallery
An exhibit of handmade-made altars inspired by the Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead tradition. 

Join us for a First Friday reception from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.  An interactive musical performance by the The Son Jarocho Collective will be from 7:00-7:30 pm.  Son Jarocho is an Afro-Mexican, Indigenous -poetic music of resistance, that originated from Southern Veracruz, Mexico. 

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

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One-on-One Job Search Assistance

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library

Need help in your job search? Sit down and get one-on-one help from an employment specialist to get your job search on the right track and get employed! Drop by, our specialist will be in every Tuesday!

Find him on the second floor near the PHXWorks area.

Presented by Arizona@Work City of Phoenix

#PHXWorks #reentry #re-entry

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Internet 1

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Computer lab
Introduction to the Internet

Learn what the Internet is in plain English. Learn how to use a browser to explore the World Wide Web.  

Prerequisites: Knowledge of using a mouse and keyboard.

Seating is limited for all classes.

#computer

#computersandtechnology  

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Sit, Stay, Read!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A
Kids read aloud or tell a story to Amy or Mattie under the careful eye of the Burton Barr Central Library certified therapy dog handler Marian.  Children have a positive and judgment free environment to practice skills in reading while building self-esteem and having fun!
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Community Kitchen Recruitment

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library

Stop by for a talk with the Community Kitchen recruiter to learn about and apply for St. Mary’s Food Bank’s empowering free culinary training program. The Community Kitchen is a 12-week life skills and food service training program for those with barriers to employment. Graduates receive a National Restaurant Association ServSafe Certification.

Information table will be near the PHXWorks room.

#PHXWorks #reentry #re-entry

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Ghost Stories

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Teen Central
Bring the chills and thrills by writing your own ghost story! We'll explore classic ghost stories and then write our own. Materials are all provided; illustrators welcome as well! 
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Kids Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A

Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Monday through Friday.  Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.

kidscafe


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MACH1: 3D Modeling for Beginners

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH Computer Lab West
Learn how to design your own 3D printed masterpiece! 3D Modeling is also used for video game design, animation and more! Join us to learn the basics of 3D modeling. You'll start by creating simple shapes and assemble them into more complex creations using Tinkercad. Ages 8-17 #CodePhx #stem
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MACH1: Dr. Frankenstein's Mad Laboratory

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH1
Have fun with your fellow mad scientists by conducting crazy experiments! Ages 8-17. #mach #stem
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MACH1: Big Bytes

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH Computer Lab West
What do video games, robots and self–driving cars have in common? Code! You can become a coding master in this fun interactive program. Join us to learn with Code.org, Kodable, Scratch, Tynker, HTML and more as you expand your coding genius. Beginners welcome. #CodePhx #stem #bigbytes
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MACH1: Hacker Haven

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH1
Calling all scientists!  Want to learn about Snap Circuits?  Want to learn to code?  Join us for some family science fun and try out new experiments each week!  All ages. #mach #stem #codephx

This week:  Halloween LED Art
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hive@central: SCORE Greater Phoenix Mentoring

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
hive@central sm rm
SCORE offers the largest network of volunteer business mentors providing free answers to your business questions. Help is available face-to-face, telephone, email or video. Browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or ask a question. 

Appointments and walk-ins welcome. Appointments available for 9am, 10am, 11am. 

Register with SCORE here and mention Burton Barr Central Library's hive @ central.
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ToddlerTime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A

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 an average of nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary. #pplstorytime #toddlertime

 

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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Preschool Prep

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A

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.  

 

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.  #pplstorytime #preschoolprep


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Meet the Phoenix Indian Center

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library

Meet with representatives from the Phoenix Indian Center to learn about their different programs and services, especially their FREE services available to the public.

Information table will be near the PHXWorks room on the second floor.

#PHXWorks

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MACH1: You Can Do Magic

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place B
Believe it or not, magic is real and it lives at the library. Clear your mind then FOCUS on how our tricks unfold. Our fun filled workshop will demonstrate new everyday magic, and we will all delve into what kind of trickery or magic is being worked. Develop critical thinking skills as we analyze magic with cards, dice and other common items you probably have around your house.  Practice building confidence and public speaking skills as we go through our routines and try to refine our production and presentation skills while using these newfound powers of prestidigitation. #mach #stem
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Kids Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A

Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Monday through Friday.  Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.

kidscafe


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MACH1: Frankentoys

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH1-A
Create your own monster toy using the parts from other toys, LED’s, and motors! Ages 8-17. #mach #stem
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Classic Halloween Movie Fest

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Teen Central-A
It's a classic creepy movie fest! Join us for the month of October as we're rolling back the clock on classic Halloween movies every Wednesday. 
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MACH1: Open Sewing Lab

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH1
This lab is for those who wish to learn how to use a sewing machine or become more proficient in their sewing skills.  Machines and fabric will be available for use, however customers are welcome to bring in their own machines. Ages 8 and up. #stem #mach
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MACH1: 3D Modeling for Beginners

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH Computer Lab West
Learn how to design your own 3D printed masterpiece! 3D Modeling is also used for video game design, animation and more! Join us to learn the basics of 3D modeling. You'll start by creating simple shapes and assemble them into more complex creations using Tinkercad. Ages 8-17 #CodePhx #stem
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MACH1: Intermediate 3D Modeling

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
MACH Computer Lab East
This class is for students to build upon the skills they learned in 3D Modeling for Beginners. By exploring higher concepts and ideas in our intermediate 3D modeling class, we will be creating models and forms for use in your favorite medium and for real life applications by improving accuracy and detail to take your model to the next step. Ages 8-17 #stem #codephx #mach
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Computer Classes - Correo Electrónico

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Computer lab

Correo Electrónico  I (E-mail I)

Los estudiantes deben estar familiarizados con el uso del ratón y el teclado.

Aprenda los conceptos básicos del uso del correo electrónico, utilizando Gmail como proveedor. Si desea obtener una cuenta gratis de correo electrónico, deberá tener un teléfono celular en el momento de solicitar su cuenta de correo electrónico.

El cupo es limitado. Vaya directamente al salón de clases, ubicado en el  1er piso. 

Para más información llamar al 602-262-4636 o visitar phoenixpubliclibrary.org

#lascomputadoras

#computer

#computerandtechnology

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Internet 2

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Computer lab
Learn how to use a search engine to find information on the Internet. Learn how to evaluate the credibility of a Website. Learn how to print a Webpage.

Prerequisites: Completion of Introduction to the Internet.

Seating is limited for all classes.

#computer

#computersandtechnology  

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