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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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BabyTime With Sign

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. 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 #babytimewithsigntorytime #babytimewithsign

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 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

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Babytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 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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Preschool Prep

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Acacia 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
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Toddler Time with Sign

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Yucca 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. 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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BabyTime with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ocotillo 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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ToddlerTime With Sign

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Agave 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. 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 lstorytime #toddlertimewithsign

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 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
 

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Bilingual Storytime/Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingue Para Familias

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

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. 

Comparta libros, cuentos, canciones, rimas y música en un divertido programa interactivo que desarrolla las habilidades de alfabetización temprana. Este programa está diseñado para niños de cero a cinco años acompañados de un adulto favorito. ¿Que está aprendiendo su niño? Los niños que aman los libros y las historias, y tienen la oportunidad de participar en la narración activa, se convierten en lectores más exitosos
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Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Acacia 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            
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Internet Job Hunting

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ocotillo Library

Learn how to search for jobs and use the best techniques to display your professionalism online. #PHXWorks

 

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Storytimes for Families with Special Needs

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Agave Library
Storytime room
This is an adaptive storytime in a smaller group setting to help children with special needs join in library programs. Storytime includes music, movement, repetition, visual schedules, basic ASL, and hands-on learning activities. Families will also have the opportunity to stay and play. Parent or caregiver must attend with child. Limited group size.
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Music and Movement

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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 
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Device Advice

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Acacia Library
Drop-In and receive 1-on-1 assistance with all things computer & tablet/phone related!
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Little Bytes

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ocotillo 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
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Builder's Club

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Yucca Library
Kids and parents, come and enjoy a fun and creative afternoon using LEGOs, K'nex, and Snap Circuits!

Your masterpieces will be displayed throughout the week!
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Kids Cafe

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Desert Sage Library
Meeting room
Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Tuesday thru Saturday at the Desert Sage library. Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.  
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Wizards of S.T.E.A.M.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room
Explore! Create! Have fun! Each week brings a new topic such as mazes, magnets, slime, catapults, and more. Creative kids can drop-in anytime between 3:30 and 4:15 pm to do hands-on projects and experiments. Bring a friend and make new discoveries each week. Supported by the Friends of Phoenix Public Library, Agave Chapter.
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Kids Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 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

4:00 PM - 4:45 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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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.

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Kid's Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acacia Library
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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