Oops!
Start Date is not before End Date

Filter Events by



Gentle Yoga

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room

Gentle Yoga. Let instructor Elizabeth Boisson show you how to heal your mind, body and spirit with yoga. All skill levels welcome.  Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothes.  Tickets will be handed out at the Information Desk beginning at 11am.  First come, first served.

Funding for this program is provided by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, Desert Broom Chapter.

View More

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.
View More

Teen Game Night!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room
Teen Game Night!
Are you a "lock star?" A master of hilarious tasks that take a minute or less? A mini-puzzle contender? A card player that might enjoy card decks that feature kittens, enchiladas, unicorns or other critters? Come find out! 

We will test drive fun games each month, including escape room lock box challenges, "Minute to Win It" action games, and other fun card games, puzzles or board games.
Teens 12-17 only. 
View More

Music & Movement

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room

Share songs, rhymes and music in a fun, fast-moving interactive program that builds early literacy skills. This program is designed for children birth to age 5 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. 

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins. 

#pplstorytime #musicandmovement

View More

DiscoveryTime

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting 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 three 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. 

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins. #pplstorytime

View More

Medicare 101: Know How

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room
What is original Medicare? What is a Part A, B, C or D and which do you need? How do you know what plans your doctors are in and if your prescription drugs are covered? Come to this one hour session and have these and other confusing and complex Medicare questions explained.
View More

Tools for School

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Children three to five years old and their favorite grownups

What will you do? You and your child will get a head start on kindergarten! Share books and activities that build kindergarten skills in class and are easily practiced at home.

What will we learn? Learn kindergarten basics like letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. You and your child will also go beyond the basics to work on social and emotional skills that all children need for school.

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins.

#pplstorytime #toolsforschool #preschoolprep
View More

Drop In Watercolor

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room
Want to spend time with other adults while painting with watercolors? Come to these drop in Adult Makerspace events and paint with us. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, Desert Broom Chapter.
View More

BabyTime with Sign for Crawlers

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room

Babies (0-12 months 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.  

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins. 

#pplstorytime #babytime

View More

BabyTime with Sign for Walkers

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room


Babies (13-24 months 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.

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins.

#pplstorytime #babytimestorytime #babytimewithn
 

View More

Sunday Kick Off - Groovin' on a Sunday afternoon

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room
Come to our groovy Sunday Opening Celebration and take a trip back in time 50 years to 1969.  Experience "Retro-Tech", the moon landing, Woodstock, and Sesame Street with groovy activities for the whole family!
View More

Gentle Yoga

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room

Gentle Yoga. Let instructor Elizabeth Boisson show you how to heal your mind, body and spirit with yoga. All skill levels welcome.  Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothes.  Tickets will be handed out at the Information Desk beginning at 11am.  First come, first served.

Funding for this program is provided by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, Desert Broom Chapter.

View More

Novel Ideas Book Club

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room

Suspense novels, mysteries, romance, popular nonfiction, and so much more. September's selection is Hype: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice by Nina Shapiro.


Novel ideas meets the 4th Tuesday of each month in the meeting room. New members are always welcome.

View More

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.
View More

Sit, Stay, Read!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Read to a dog -- therapy dogs love to listen to stories! Our friend, Ty, a Brittany Spaniel will be waiting for you at the library. It will make him so happy to hear you read books! Bring your own book or take one from our shelves and spend some time with him. Reading aloud to certified therapy dogs is an excellent way for emerging readers to practice their skills (and lots of fun, too!).
View More

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.
View More

Music & Movement

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room

Share songs, rhymes and music in a fun, fast-moving interactive program that builds early literacy skills. This program is designed for children birth to age 5 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. 

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins. 

#pplstorytime #musicandmovement

View More

DiscoveryTime

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting 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 three 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. 

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins. #pplstorytime

View More

Tools for School

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Children three to five years old and their favorite grownups

What will you do? You and your child will get a head start on kindergarten! Share books and activities that build kindergarten skills in class and are easily practiced at home.

What will we learn? Learn kindergarten basics like letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. You and your child will also go beyond the basics to work on social and emotional skills that all children need for school.

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins.

#pplstorytime #toolsforschool #preschoolprep
View More

Drop In Watercolor

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room
Want to spend time with other adults while painting with watercolors? Come to these drop in Adult Makerspace events and paint with us. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, Desert Broom Chapter.
View More

BabyTime with Sign for Crawlers

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room

Babies (0-12 months 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.  

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins. 

#pplstorytime #babytime

View More

BabyTime with Sign for Walkers

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room


Babies (13-24 months 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.

Space is limited; free tickets will be available before the program begins.

#pplstorytime #babytimestorytime #babytimewithn
 

View More
Registration is open

Desert Knitters

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Study Room
Knitters of all ages and skill levels are invited to spend time exchanging ideas, designs, techniques and conversation. This monthly gathering is led by instructor and designer Georgia K. Green, who shares simple projects and expertise with the group.
View More

STEAMsters

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM