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Burton Barr Central Library is Closed Until Summer of 2018

Friday, June 01, 2018
Burton Barr Central Library

Burton Barr Central Library is closed until summer of 2018. Please visit our website for updates.

La biblioteca está cerrada hasta el verano de 2018. Favor de visitar nuestro sito del web para las últimas noticias.


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Color to Calm

7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
South Mountain Community
Take a break and explore the relaxing world of adult coloring.  Coloring helps reduces stress and anxiety. Please take a coloring sheet and go to the 2nd floor service desk to checkout some colored pencils.  Adult and Teens 15 and older.
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BabyTime with Sign

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
South Mountain Community

Babies, (0-24 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.  Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to program. pplstorytime #babytime

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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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Device Advice

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room
Bring your smartphone, e-reader or tablet for assistance with basic tasks and to learn about accessing downloadable materials & online resources available through the Phoenix Public Library.

Registration Required.  Please sign up for only one 30 minute session per Tuesday.  If you require more than 30 minutes, please feel free to visit us at Yucca. #computersandtechnology
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Open Computer Lab

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Agave Library

Open Computer Lab

Have a computer question? Curious about the Internet? Need help using Microsoft Office programs, like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Publisher? Stop in and visit the Agave Library Open Computer Lab to find answers to your questions and get the help you need. You can come and go as you need any time 10:00 am - 11:30 am Tuesdays to get one-on-one help.

Seating is limited.

#computer

#computersandtechnology  


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Preschool Prep

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Park Central Library
Park Central Programming Room - 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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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 30 minutes prior to this program.


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Device Advice

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room
Bring your smartphone, e-reader or tablet for assistance with basic tasks and to learn about accessing downloadable materials & online resources available through the Phoenix Public Library.

Registration Required. Please sign up for only one 30 minute session per Tuesday.  If you require more than 30 minutes, please feel free to visit us at Yucca.  #computersandtechnology
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Kindergarten Bootcamp

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room
Is your child entering kindergarten in Fall 2018? If so, join a Kindergarten Bootcamp! This interactive series meets once a week for 7 weeks and gives families a taste of kindergarten. Parents and children learn together the social, academic, and classroom skills needed for school success. Receive free tools and activities each week leading up to Bootcamp graduation.
Registration is required and by registering you agree to attend all 7 weeks. This series meets on the following Tuesdays: April 10th, April 17th, April 24th, May 1st, May 8th, May 15th, and May 22nd.
This program is only for children entering kindergarten in Fall 2018. Not entering kindergarten in Fall 2018? Check out Preschool Prep.
Kindergarten Bootcamp is supported by the Phoenix Public Library Foundation. #kindergartenbootcamp #ironwoodlibrary
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ToddlerTime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Juniper 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

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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ToddlerTime with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
South Mountain Community

Toddlers (18-36 months, accompanied by a favorite adult) 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

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Device Advice

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Come to the Desert Broom library for assistance with downloading ebooks to your new ereader, tablet, or smart phone.  Bring your fully charged device and your current library card.  If you will be using an Amazon device or a Kindle app, please also bring your Amazon.com account username and password.  We will meet in the library's computer lab.   #deviceadvice #computersandtechnology
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Device Advice

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room
Bring your smartphone, e-reader or tablet for assistance with basic tasks and to learn about accessing downloadable materials & online resources available through the Phoenix Public Library.

Registration Required. Please sign up for only one 30 minute session per Tuesday.  If you require more than 30 minutes, please feel free to visit us at Yucca. #computersandtechnology
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Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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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Babytime with Sign

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Desert Sage 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 and improves parent/child communication.
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Babytime with Sign

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Acacia 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

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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Gentle Yoga

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Desert Broom Library
Meeting Room
Gentle Yoga.  Let instructor, Elizabeth Boisson show you hot 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 11 am.  First come, first served.

Offered with the generous support of the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, Desert Broom Chapter.
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Music and Movement Toddler Time

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Century 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.  #pplstorytime #musicandmovement 
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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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ToddlerTime

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Cesar Chavez 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 an average of nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary.  Space is limited; tickets given out 30 minutes before storytime at the information desk.  #pplstorytime 

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Device Advice

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room
Bring your smartphone, e-reader or tablet for assistance with basic tasks and to learn about accessing downloadable materials & online resources available through the Phoenix Public Library.

Registration Required. Please sign up for only one 30 minute session per Tuesday.  If you require more than 30 minutes, please feel free to visit us at Yucca.  #computersandtechnology

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Little Bytes

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Palo Verde Library
Meeting Room
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. Ages 4-7 #CodePhx #stem

This CodePHX program is made possible through grant funding provided by The Phoenix IDA and the Arizona Community Foundation.

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Preschool Prep

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Juniper 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.  #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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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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