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Find Waldo

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Desert Broom Library
Waldo is hiding at Desert Broom Library the entire month of January. Find the hidden Waldos in new locations within the branch every day. Check out 3 books from any of the library sections where you found Waldo and get a free book of your choice.  Play once a day but as many times as you like for the entire month.
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"Caught between Two Worlds"

Friday, March 01, 2019
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Gallery

"Caught between Two Worlds" photography exhibit by Elizabeth Pineda


Originally from Mexico City, Elizabeth Z. Pineda’s photography focuses on controversial issues, giving voice to those who often exist in society's shadow. Caught between Two Worlds captures double-exposed images of immigration in the US fusing landscape and people, asking the viewer to carefully examine not just the images, but the issue itself.


Join us for a First Friday reception from 6:30-8:00 pm February 1, 2019.  The reception is supported by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library.


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Drop-In Employment Assistance

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ocotillo Library
Get help searching and applying for jobs online and through our posted jobs. Also get assistance writing or improving your resume. You are also free to sit in on a class that is in session. No registration is required!

#PHXWorks
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Introduction to Using a Computer

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cholla Library
Computer Lab

This class will cover the following topics to help you understand and use a computer:


  • Basic computer terminology

  • An overview of several popular computer programs

  • How to start and end a program

  • Organizing files and folders 

Prerequisite: Ability to use a mouse and keyboard.
Attendance is on a first come first serve basis. Seating is limited.
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Movie Marathon

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Teen Central-A
Stop into Teen Central every Saturday for an all day movie marathon! 
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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 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 #babytimepplstorytime #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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BabyTime

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

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.

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


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BabyTime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Juniper Library
Meeting Room

Babies -- birth to two years -- (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. Using sign language speeds babies’ language development. #pplstorytime #babytime 

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 with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Century Library
Meeting 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. #pplstorytime #babytimewithsign
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DiscoveryTime

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Agave 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 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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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ironwood 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 ages birth through five, accompanied by a favorite adult. Space is limited and free tickets are required and available at 10am on the day of the program.  #pplstorytime  #familystorytime #IronwoodLibrary

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers. 

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Free Tools to Help You Create an Effective Resume

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Computer Lab

The Phoenix Public Library provides many great resources to help you create an effective resume.

This class will show you how to use three free programs that format and create resumes based on the information you enter.


You can begin creating your resume during the class or just explore and experiment with the different options.


Attendance is on a first come first serve basis. Seating is limited.
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DIY Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Palo Verde 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 five 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.
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Mindfulness for a Happy Self and a Healthy Family

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

We invite you to join us for an hour long, interactive introduction to the wellness practices: Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience. The ASU Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience team will be offering this presentation in an effort to provide the community with stress-reduction tools and to empower attendees to live a happier, healthier lives.

This presentation is designed for the entire community, but we encourage parents and caregivers to attend. Mindfulness is one strategy that can reduce the stress of being a parent. Practicing mindfulness means paying attention to what’s happening in the moment and accepting those experiences and feelings without judgment. The presentation is geared towards ages 13 and up, but we will follow the presentation with a special Yoga Storytime for families of young children!

We encourage those with and without children to attend the Mindfulness Presentation!

https://mindfulnesscenter.asu.edu/

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Teen Resolutions: Dress for Success

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Your personal brand leads you to your career and future opportunities! Empower yourself by cultivating your image--learn how to:

  • develop your elevator speech
  • dress for success, and
  • project and cultivate your image--online and through your words, appearance, and actions!

Build confidence to build success. Silence your inner-critic, recognize accomplishments, and practice professionalism to help you achieve your goals. Registration is required.

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Crafternoon

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room
Unleash your creative side! Join us every Saturday for an hour of crafty fun! All supplies are provided.

This program is intended for ages 11-14 only!
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Family Storytime

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Juniper 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

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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Sit, Stay, Read!

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Read to a dog -- therapy dogs love to listen to stories! Our friends, Raven, a gentle American Bull Terrier, and, Cassie, a gentle Labrador mix, will be waiting for you at the library. It will make them so happy to hear you read books! Bring your own book or take one from our shelves and spend some time with Raven and Cassie. Reading aloud to certified therapy dogs is an excellent way for emerging readers to practice their skills (and lots of fun, too!). #ironwoodlibrary #sit, stay, read # Raven #Cassie #sitsta
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Create @ Harmon

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Harmon Library
Meeting Room
Come create with us at Harmon Library! We'll be working on art projects, crafts, playing with STEM toys and much more!
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Kids Cafe

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room
Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Tuesday thru Saturday at the Acacia Branch library. Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.  
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Seed Libary: Fermented Foods

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Cholla Library
Meeting Room - 2nd floor

Suzette with Garden Goddess will share the benefits of fermented foods, how fermented foods can support health by detoxing vital organs, benefiting from trillions of probiotic strains for better digestion, boosting immunity and curbing sugar cravings.   Learn how to tell the difference between fermented foods and pickled foods and how they affect your health. This program made possible by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library Cholla Chapter.

 

 

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Agave Builders Club

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Agave Library
Meeting 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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Kids Cafe

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Harmon Library
Meeting Room
Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Tuesday through Saturday at the Harmon Library. Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.
#kidscafe
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Kids Cafe

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room

Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a free, healthy meal and educational activity Tuesday thru Saturday. Meals are provided by St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance. #kidscafe

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