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States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Burton Barr Central Library
2nd Floor North Gallery

States of Incarceration is a project of the Humanities Action Lab, a coalition of universities led by The New School working with issue organizations and public spaces to create traveling public projects on the past, present, and future of pressing social issues.  This exhibition is provided in partnership with Arizona State University. #Statesofincarceration
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"Abstract Metamorphosis" by Swapna Das

Friday, October 12, 2018
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Gallery

"Abstract Metamorphosis" by Swapna Das

Swapna Das says her art encompasses her profound belief that spirituality and creativity are intertwined. In this series of charcoal drawings, she examines the Buddhist concept of Ten Worlds.


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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 check out some colored pencils.  Adult and Teens 15 and older.
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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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Baby Time with Sign

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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. #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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Babytime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Saguaro Library
Meeting 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 young families. What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills.

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Babytime With Sign for Walkers

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room

Babies walking to 23 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. Free tickets are required and available at 9am the day of the program.

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.  #pplstorytime  #babytimewithsign #ironwoodlibrary

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BabyTime with Sign for Crawlers

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

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. 

 

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 #babytimewithsign


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Device Advice: Bring Your Own Device Lab

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mesquite Library

Need help loading your e-reader with free books? Mesquite Library has volunteers to help!

 #ebooks #emedia #eaudio #deviceadvice


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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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Babytime with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Juniper 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 #babytimewithsignBabies

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 for Crawlers

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

Babies birth to crawling (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. Free tickets are required and available at 10am the day of the program.

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. #pplstorytime  #babytimewithsign #ironwoodlibrary

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Babytime with Sign for Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Cesar Chavez 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.  Space is limited; tickets given out 30 minutes before storytime at the information desk.    #pplstorytime  #babytimewithsignpplstorytime #babytimewithsign
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Toddlertime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Saguaro 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. #pplstorytime #toddlertime

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BabyTime with Sign for Walkers

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A

Babies up to 23 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. 

 

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 #babytimewithsign


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Preschool Prep

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

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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Babytime With Sign for Crawlers

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cesar Chavez 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.  Space is limited; tickets available 30 minutes before storytime at the information desk.  #pplstorytime  #babytimewithsignpplstorytime #babytime
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Banned Poetry: A Reading and Conversation with Rosemarie Dombrowski, Poet Laureate of Phoenix

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
South Mountain Community
Celebrating our freedom to read during National Banned Books Week!

Rosemarie will discuss the history of banned texts and read from a selection of banned poems.  The talk will be followed by a short interactive workshop with the audience.

Free and open to the public.  Extra credit sign-in for SMCC students.  Light refreshments, and display of banned books.  

Co-sponsored by:  South Mountain Community Library and City of Phoenix's Office of Arts and Culture
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Last Monday Book Discussion Group

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

September 24th discussion will be THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH by Amanda Quick. October 29th discussion will be THE TEA GIRL OF HUMMINGBIRD LANE by Lisa See.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, Mesquite Chapter

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ESL Conversation Class

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

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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Craft Mondays: Hispanic Heritage Celebration

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A

Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Monday through Friday.  Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.

kidscafe


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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 check out some colored pencils.  Adult and Teens 15 and older.
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One-on-One Job Search Assistance

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library

Need help in your job search? Sit down and get one-on-one help from an employment specialist to get your job search on the right track and get employed! Drop by, our specialist will be in every Tuesday!

Find him on the second floor near the PHXWorks area.

Presented by Arizona@Work City of Phoenix

#PHXWorks #reentry #re-entry

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Introduction to Email

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
1st Floor Computer lab
Learn the basics of using email through Google’s email service, Gmail.

Prerequisites: Completion of Searching the Internet.

Seating is limited for all classes.

#computer

#computersandtechnology
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