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Babytime

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

Babies, under age 2,  (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.

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

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. #pplstorytime  #babytime

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Babytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

Babies, under age 2,  (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.

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

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. #pplstorytime  #babytime

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Third Monday Book Discussion Group

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

September 16th discussion will be APOLLO 8 by Jeffrey Kluger (Non Fiction). October 21st discussion will be THE GOOD PILOT PETER WOODHOUSE by Alexander McCall-Smith (Fiction).

Sponsored by the Friends Of the Phoenix Public Library, Mesquite Chapter

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Family Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room
Kids aged Birth-5 (accompanied by a favorite adult), share books, stories, songs, rhymes and music in a fun interactive program that helps build literacy skills.
What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers. #pplstorytime  #familytime

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to this program.

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Toddler Storytime

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room
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 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 this program.
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ESL Class

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Mesquite Library

Intermediate-Advanced Level.  Licensed instructor Rex Dunlap can help you improve your English language skills! No Registration Needed.

Adults 18 and over


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SCORE One-on-One Mentoring

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room
SCORE mentors provide free and confidential business advice to meet the needs of your small business. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, SCORE mentors will help you reach customers and achieve your goals. Start by calling 602-745-7250 to make an appointment or visit the SCORE website at http://www.score.org/ for more information. Note: this program is subject to cancellation in the event that there are no signups for mentoring sessions. 
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Big Bytes

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mesquite Library
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.
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Music & Movement

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Wiggle worms, birth to age five, and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Some people learn better when they are moving. If that sounds like your child, this is the storytime for you! Sing, dance and MOVE in this fun, active program that builds reading skills.

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories become better readers.

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 #musicandmovement
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Matter of Balance

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Matter of Balance: Learn strategies to reduce fears of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to identify fall risks, set realistic goals, increase assertiveness, exercise to improve balance and view fall risks as manageable. The link to register is: https://www.aaaphx.org/healthy-living-fall-classes/
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Family Storytime

6:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Children, birth to age five, and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Play, read, sing, and dance with your children in a fun, active program that builds reading skills.

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories become better readers.

Space is limited; tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before program.

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 #toddlertime

 


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Family Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Toddlers ages 24-36 months and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Toddlers like to GO, GO, GO, so bring them to the storytime that’s fast and fun. ToddlerTime has stories, songs and games that help beginning talkers.

What will your toddler learn? Toddlers are learning new words every day! Help them build their vocabulary with stories, songs and rhymes. Your toddler also will learn to take turns, play with others, and communicate with adults and other children as they take part in this interactive program.

Space is limited; tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before program.

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 #toddlertime

 

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Tools for School

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Mesquite 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; tickets are handed out 15 minutes before program.

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 #toolsforschool #preschoolprep

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ESL Class

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Mesquite Library

Intermediate-Advanced Level.  Licensed instructor Rex Dunlap can help you improve your English language skills! No Registration Needed.

Adults 18 and over


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SCORE One-on-One Mentoring

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
SCORE mentors provide free and confidential business advice to meet the needs of your small business. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, SCORE mentors will help you reach customers and achieve your goals. Start by calling 602-745-7250 to make an appointment or visit the SCORE website at http://www.score.org/ for more information. Note: this program is subject to cancellation in the event that there are no signups for mentoring sessions. 
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Adult Computer Coding

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

·         Are you a first time learner looking to expand your coding knowledge? Learn basic coding skills like HTML to help give you a basic understanding of web site development. Three one hour weekly classes each month for three months using online coding learning sites with an instructor to help you along with any questions. Registration is required for the 9 lessons. 

·         A library card is also necessary to access coding sites and working knowledge of computers and the internet is required. Chromebooks provided during class time if needed. Class dates September. 12, 19, 26, October 10, 17, 24 and November 7, 14, 21. Made possible by the Friends of the Phoenix Library Mesquite Chapter. 

 

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BabyTime

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

Who’s it for?

Babies up to two years old and their favorite grownups

What will you do?

Play, sing, and read with your baby in a warm and nurturing program.

What will your baby learn?

Growing brains need to hear lots of language! Your baby will learn to recognize the small sounds and patterns in language and add new words. Babies and their favorite adults will also build social skills as they learn and play with other families with young children. 

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 #babytime


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Mesquite Builders Club

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room
Have fun with other kids building with Lego bricks!  Kids from 3-11 years old come with an adult and build with library provided Lego bricks.  Creations are showcased at the library until the next build event.
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Little Bytes

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library

Think your kids are too young to learn to code? Think again! Did you know that children can learn the foundations of coding and computer commands before they can write or spell? Simple Logic and Sequencing can be taught to children as young as 4, preparing them for more advanced knowledge at an earlier age. Join us for fun activities, apps and games to teach your child the fundamentals of the coding language. 

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Babytime

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

Babies, under age 2,  (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.

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

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. #pplstorytime  #babytime

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Babytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

Babies, under age 2,  (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.

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

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. #pplstorytime  #babytime

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Family Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room
Kids aged Birth-5 (accompanied by a favorite adult), share books, stories, songs, rhymes and music in a fun interactive program that helps build literacy skills.
What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers. #pplstorytime  #familytime

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to this program.

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Toddler Storytime

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room
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 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 this program.
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ESL Class

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Mesquite Library

Intermediate-Advanced Level.  Licensed instructor Rex Dunlap can help you improve your English language skills! No Registration Needed.

Adults 18 and over


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SCORE One-on-One Mentoring

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room
SCORE mentors provide free and confidential business advice to meet the needs of your small business. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, SCORE mentors will help you reach customers and achieve your goals. Start by calling 602-745-7250 to make an appointment or visit the SCORE website at http://www.score.org/ for more information. Note: this program is subject to cancellation in the event that there are no signups for mentoring sessions. 
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