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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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Preschool Prep

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Agave 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. #pplstorytime #preschoolprep

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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Babytime for Crawlers & Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Agave 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. #pplst

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

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Computer Class - PowerPoint 1

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
PowerPoint 1

Learn how to use the basic slide-presentation functions of Microsoft PowerPoint:

  • to create and save a slide presentation
  • to choose the appropriate slide layouts
  • to choose a presentation theme
  • to use bullets and numbered lists
  • to use textboxes
  • to insert pictures and graphics
  • to display a slide presentation
  • to print handouts
  • to add headers and footers
Prerequisites: Knowledge of using a mouse and keyboard.

Seating is limited for all classes.

#computer

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Toddler Time

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Toddlers have special learning needs unique from babies and preschoolers. Curiosity and conversation really blossom at this age, so we’ve created a special fast-paced storytime for two- and three-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) to 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 program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Computer Class - PowerPoint 2

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Agave Library
PowerPoint 2

Learn how to use the more advanced slide-presentation functions of Microsoft PowerPoint:

  • to add slide animations
  • to set animation timing
  • to add slide transitions
  • to set transition timing
  • to effectively use presenter notes
  • to use the presenter view screen

Prerequisites: Completion of PowerPoint 1

Seating is limited for all classes.

#computer

#computersandtechnology  

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Family Storytime

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room

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 five 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. 

#pplstorytime #familystorytime

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






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Beginning Robotics

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room

Build and program vehicles/robots using touch, color and infrared sensors and write special coding that will bring a robot to life! We will help you get involved in science and technology in a hands-on way through teamwork. We will build robots together in teams and help each other learn technical skills and experiment with beginning programming.

Participants 8 and up can attend and build. Kids younger than 12 will need an accompanying adult that will also register and participate. Prior experience with robotics and programming is not required.

Registration Required. Register for both October events.

Program supplies are provided by the Agave Friends of the Library

Lego® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.

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Babytime With Sign

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Agave Library
Storytime 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. #storytime #babytimewithsign

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

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Toddler Time With Sign

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Toddlers have special learning needs unique from babies and preschoolers. Curiosity and conversation really blossom at this age, so we’ve created a special fast-paced storytime for two- and three-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage emerging language skills in a session dedicated to active toddlers. Children and caregivers also practice Baby Sign Language, a great way to help young children develop communication skills. 
What is your child learning? Your toddler learns nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary. Using sign language will speed your toddler's language development by 6-12 months!

#pplstorytime #toddlertimewithsign

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

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Storytimes for Families with Special Needs

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
Storytime room
This is an adaptive storytime in a smaller group setting to help children with special needs join in library programs. Storytime includes music, movement, repetition, visual schedules, basic ASL, and hands-on learning activities. Families will also have the opportunity to stay and play. Parent or caregiver must attend with child. Limited group size.
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Wizards of S.T.E.A.M.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Explore! Create! Have fun! Each week brings a new topic such as mazes, magnets, slime, catapults, and more. Creative kids can drop-in anytime between 3:30 and 4:15 pm to do hands-on projects and experiments. Bring a friend and make new discoveries each week. Supported by the Friends of Phoenix Public Library, Agave Chapter.
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Babytime for Crawlers & Walkers

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Agave 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 30 minutes prior to program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Fall into Health Fair

9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Get checked!  Medication counseling*, diabetes and hypertension screenings, blood pressure checks, breathing assessments, and more!  Get enrolled!  Government health insurance* for seniors, people with disabilities, families, young adults, and others! Be healthy!  Questions?  Call 1-800-432-4040 (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) *If applicable, please bring a list of medications and documents required for health insurance enrollment.  Accommodations:  Please don’t wear fragrances.  Event is accessible in compliance with ADA guidelines.  Sign language interpreters and materials in alternate format provided with 7 days advanced notice.  In partnership with Area Agency on Aging, Region One LLC.
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Discovery Time

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Agave Library
Storytime room

Share books, stories, music, and activities in a fun interactive program that builds early literacy skills and introduces children to science and math. This program is designed for children two to five years old accompanied by a favorite adult. What is your child learning? Children who can count, recognize geometric shapes and patterns and are eager to explore the world around them will be better prepared to succeed in kindergarten. Your kids are natural scientists. You can help them discover the world, build vocabulary and master basic science concepts.

pplstorytime #discoverytime

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

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Agave Builders Club

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Agave Library
Storytime room
Have fun building with bricks! This bi-monthly program is sponsored by the Friends of the Agave Branch Library. Donations of gently-used or new LEGOS also will be greatly appreciated!
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Nailed It: Adult Edition

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Adults can come and create giant paper flowers!  By the end of the session, you will have something you will be proud to have in your home.  We provide all the supplies, you supply the creativity!  No prior experience in making, creating or crafting is necessary!
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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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Preschool Prep

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Agave 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. #pplstorytime #preschoolprep

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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Babytime for Crawlers & Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Agave 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. #pplst

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

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Toddler Time

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Toddlers have special learning needs unique from babies and preschoolers. Curiosity and conversation really blossom at this age, so we’ve created a special fast-paced storytime for two- and three-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) to 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 program. 

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Family Storytime

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room

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 five 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. 

#pplstorytime #familystorytime

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






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Babytime With Sign

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Agave Library
Storytime 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. #storytime #babytimewithsign

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

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Toddler Time With Sign

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Toddlers have special learning needs unique from babies and preschoolers. Curiosity and conversation really blossom at this age, so we’ve created a special fast-paced storytime for two- and three-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage emerging language skills in a session dedicated to active toddlers. Children and caregivers also practice Baby Sign Language, a great way to help young children develop communication skills. 
What is your child learning? Your toddler learns nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary. Using sign language will speed your toddler's language development by 6-12 months!

#pplstorytime #toddlertimewithsign

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

Storytimes at Agave Library are supported by a grant from First Things First Phoenix North Region.



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Storytimes for Families with Special Needs

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
Storytime room
This is an adaptive storytime in a smaller group setting to help children with special needs join in library programs. Storytime includes music, movement, repetition, visual schedules, basic ASL, and hands-on learning activities. Families will also have the opportunity to stay and play. Parent or caregiver must attend with child. Limited group size.
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