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Upcoming Events

Story Stop

(ages 0-5 / 15 min) Please join us in the library's early literacy area for this short program of delightful picturebook stories. No registration required.

Event Type: Storytimes

Sunday, July 05, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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ESL Classes

Learn English for free in a fun and informal atmosphere.

Event Type: Espanol

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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Summer Stay & Play

(ages 0-5/ 60 min / space is limited) Join us in an educational and creative environment where youand your child can play and meet new friends while exploring toys, artactivities, and books. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of theprogram to pick up a ticket which will be your registration.

Event Type: Early Literacy

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Event Type: Early Literacy

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Crafty Storytime

(ages 2-5 / 45 min) Enjoy a story and make a simple craft to take home. Caregivers must accompany children. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number, which will be your child's registration.

Event Type: Youth

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Summer Stay & Play

(ages 0-5/ 60 min / space is limited) Join us in an educational and creative environment where youand your child can play and meet new friends while exploring toys, artactivities, and books. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of theprogram to pick up a ticket which will be your registration.

Event Type: Early Literacy

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Event Type: Early Literacy

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Spare Parts

Film Series (PG-13 / 83 Minutes) Description: George Lopez and Marisa Tomei star in this drama inspired by the true story of four undocumented Mexican-American high-school students who enter the National Underwater Robotics Competition. There, with the help of their teacher, the savvy young students test their tech skills against some of the brightest minds at MIT. Actors: George LopezMarisa TomeiJamie Lee CurtisCarlos PeñaDavid Del RioEsai Morales

Event Type: Films

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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R.E.A.D.--Read, Eat And Discuss

(ages 6-11 / 45 min) Talk about books among friends.Snacks provided. This week we will be discussing Captain Underpants. You may choose to read any of the books in this series prior to our discussion. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket, which will be your registration.

Event Type: Youth

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Monday Business Energizer

Meet with fellow entrepreneurs and self-starters to exchange ideas, motivateyourself to work on goals, share professional feedback, and createopportunities for networking. A new topic will be selected for each week.

Event Type: Business & Career

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Eureka! Space

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Family Storytime

(all ages / 30 min) Listen to stories and participate in finger plays, music and rhyming activities. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your child's registration.

Event Type: Youth

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Time with Octonauts

(ages 2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun! Coloring activity included. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number, which will be your child's registration.

Event Type: Youth

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Reading Buddies Club

(grades 1-4/ 90 min) Prepare your child for success with extra support and encouragementin reading this summer.This freeprogram targets improving your child's reading skills and boosting theirself-confidence.Teen volunteers willuse engaging tools and techniques such as iPads, games and crafts. Registration is required. Registrants are expected to attend all sessions. Register once for the firstsession on June 9th and your child will be registered for the entiresummer.Drops-ins will be accommodatedeach week as space allows.To ensure aconsistent and quality learning experience, participants should plan to attendeach weekly session throughout the summer.

Event Type: Youth

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Event Type: Early Literacy

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Event Type: Early Literacy

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Upcoming Adult Events

ESL Classes

Learn English for free in a fun and informal atmosphere.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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Spare Parts

Film Series (PG-13 / 83 Minutes) Description: George Lopez and Marisa Tomei star in this drama inspired by the true story of four undocumented Mexican-American high-school students who enter the National Underwater Robotics Competition. There, with the help of their teacher, the savvy young students test their tech skills against some of the brightest minds at MIT. Actors: George LopezMarisa TomeiJamie Lee CurtisCarlos PeñaDavid Del RioEsai Morales

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Monday Business Energizer

Meet with fellow entrepreneurs and self-starters to exchange ideas, motivateyourself to work on goals, share professional feedback, and createopportunities for networking. A new topic will be selected for each week.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Eureka! Space

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Women's Discussion Group

A gathering of senior women (55+) who are interested in discussing contemporary issues and events. Topics range from the political, the cultural and the social as old ideas get re-examined and new friendships are made. Information: Jill Karuso @ 480.947.0340

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Job Interview Coaching and Drop In Job Help

Do you need help preparing for an interview? This drop in session will cover topics such as: what Job seekers should do in preparation for an interview, how the interview process works, what types of questions are likely to be asked, and how best to answer these questions. Get important tips about researching the company you are interviewing for, observing the workplace environment, being prepared to negotiate a salary, and sending a thank you letter after the interview. Also there will be additional Drop-in job help. Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, online job search, applications & more! No registration required.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Eureka! Space

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Arabian Nights Book Discussion

Join us for an informal discussion on the first Tuesday of the month. This month's book is I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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ESL Classes

For intermediate ESL students only. Improve your English speaking skills in a fun, energetic and nonthreatening atmosphere. You will learn about your new country first hand. Learn proper pronunciation of words, English slang, American customs, American sayings, American Holidays, etc. and have fun doing it. Interactive games designed to make you "think" in English, one-on-one conversation with people from other countries. Learn how to properly structure sentences and questions. You will speak in this class; we focus on PRACTICE - PRACTICE - PRACTICE !

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Gallery Meeting Room

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Secrets of the Grand Canyon; Below the Rim

Arizona hiker for 40 years, Larry Zuiker takes us on aspectacular journey as he hikes from rim to rim, to Phantom Ranch, andthe Indian Gardens and Cottonwood campgrounds. But there is more as heexplores and photographs the canyon below the rim where many have not had theopportunity or expertise to venture. Marvel at the wildlife, the soaringcanyon walls and the exquisite beauty of nature.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Video Production Basics: Plan Your Video Shoot

Step by step training on how to plan and write a video script, setting up for a video shoot, shooting a camera, and choosing the right shots and angles. Put it all together for an amazing video! Session One: Plan Your Video Shoot Please note if you are on the waiting list, you are still welcome to join this group classes!

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Eureka! Space

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Mayo Clinic Nutrition Series: Healthy Snacks for Kids and Adults

Tired of the same boring snacks? Discover the world of quick, convenient, and healthy snacks that everyone in the family will enjoy.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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ESL Classes

Practice English with others from around the world in conversation and discussions, and become familiar with ESL resources you can use at home. Facilitated by an experienced ESL teacher.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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ESL Classes

Practice using English! Join others from around the world in conversations, discussions, speaking in front of an audience, and much more! Classes are facilitated by experienced teachers.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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ESL Classes

Practice English with others from around the world in conversations and discussions, and become familiar with ESL resources you can use at home. Facilitated by an experienced ESL teacher.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room 1

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Society for Financial Awareness - Reverse Mortgages

As a nationwide nonprofit,SOFA's mission is to end financial illiteracy. All presentations are conductedwithout bias or sales and are solely focused on sound education. Uncover the mysterybehind the commonly misunderstood benefit. We will discover what is in it foryou, the lender, and our government while exploring the various uses for it.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Advanced Beginner Bridge

Join in with the Advanced Beginner's Bridge group to play for fun!

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room 2

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Upcoming Teen Events

Master Gamer Tournament

(ages 12-18 / 60 min) Compete in the 4th Annual Summer GamingTournament!We'll keep score all summerlong-only one can be named the Master Gamer!

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Knowasis

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Rock Band Youth Ensemble

(ages 10-18 / 90 min / limit 12) Learn the basics of playing in a band ensemble with guitars, bass, drums, keys, vocals, percussion, and band managers. Using the Berklee City Network's Berklee P.U.L.S.E. Music Method, students will focus on learning how to play contemporary rock music. The series will culminate with a public performance. Registration is required. Class size and age range are limited to ensure quality instruction for each student. Participants should plan to attend each week of this summer series. Register once for the first class and you will be registered for the series.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Create Music Using Digital Technology

(ages 12-18 / 60 min / limit 15)Learn the basics ofaudio production and experiment with software like GarageBand and other cloud-based learning tools to write your own songs using loops or original tracks. Registration is required.Class size and age range are limited to ensure quality instruction foreach student. Participants should plan to attend each week of this summerseries. Register once for the first class and you will be registered for theseries.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Duct Tape Design

(ages 10-18 / 60 min) Create your own gear with duct tape. Please see a staff person prior to the startof the program to pick up a ticket, which will be your registration.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room Combined

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Comic Book Wallets

(ages 10-18 / 45 min) Make a wallet from comic booksfor yourself or to give to a friend. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your registration.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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Master Gamer Tournament

(ages 12-18 / 60 min) Compete in the 4th Annual Summer GamingTournament!We'll keep score all summerlong-only one can be named the Master Gamer!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Knowasis

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Comic Book Wallets

(ages 10-18 / 45 min) Make a wallet from comic booksfor yourself or to give to a friend. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your registration.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Knowasis

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Silk Screen T-Shirt

(ages 10-18 / 2 hrs / limit 25 participants) Designyour own artwork and print a one-of-a-kind shirt with master printmaker RedRohall. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick upa ticket which will be your registration. Space is limited. Walk-ins will be accepted atstart time for any spaces not filled.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room Combined

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Master Gamer Tournament

(ages 12-18 / 60 min) Compete in the 4th Annual Summer GamingTournament!We'll keep score all summerlong-only one can be named the Master Gamer!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Knowasis

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Duct Tape Design

(ages 10-18 / 60 min) Create your own gear with duct tape. Please see a staff person prior to the startof the program to pick up a ticket, which will be your registration.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Create Your Own Comic Book

(ages 8 and up / 60 min) Use the Library's iPads to create your own comic book story. First, you will write your story; then, pick from a variety of cool graphics and layouts; finally, share your creation through email or your favorite social media! Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number, which will be your registration.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Henna Mehndi

(ages 12-18 / 2 hrs / limit 20) Henna artist demonstrates the beautiful designs of mehndi. Every teen participant receives a free mehndi creation by the artist. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket, which willbe your registration.

Friday, July 24, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Knowasis

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Henna Mehndi

(ages 12-18 / 2 hrs / limit 20) Henna artist demonstrates the beautiful designs of mehndi. Every teen participant receives a free mehndi creation by the artist. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket, which willbe your registration.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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Master Gamer Tournament

(ages 12-18 / 60 min) Compete in the 4th Annual Summer GamingTournament!We'll keep score all summerlong-only one can be named the Master Gamer!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Knowasis

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Duct Tape Design

(ages 10-18 / 60 min) Create your own gear with duct tape. Please see a staff person prior to the startof the program to pick up a ticket, which will be your registration.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Knowasis

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Upcoming Youth Events

Story Stop

(ages 0-5 / 15 min) Please join us in the library's early literacy area for this short program of delightful picturebook stories. No registration required.

Sunday, July 05, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Crafty Storytime

(ages 2-5 / 45 min) Enjoy a story and make a simple craft to take home. Caregivers must accompany children. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number, which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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R.E.A.D.--Read, Eat And Discuss

(ages 6-11 / 45 min) Talk about books among friends.Snacks provided. This week we will be discussing Captain Underpants. You may choose to read any of the books in this series prior to our discussion. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket, which will be your registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Family Storytime

(all ages / 30 min) Listen to stories and participate in finger plays, music and rhyming activities. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Time with Octonauts

(ages 2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun! Coloring activity included. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number, which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Reading Buddies Club

(grades 1-4/ 90 min) Prepare your child for success with extra support and encouragementin reading this summer.This freeprogram targets improving your child's reading skills and boosting theirself-confidence.Teen volunteers willuse engaging tools and techniques such as iPads, games and crafts. Registration is required. Registrants are expected to attend all sessions. Register once for the firstsession on June 9th and your child will be registered for the entiresummer.Drops-ins will be accommodatedeach week as space allows.To ensure aconsistent and quality learning experience, participants should plan to attendeach weekly session throughout the summer.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Reading Buddies Club

(grades 1-4/ 90 min) Prepare your child for success with extra support and encouragementin reading this summer.This freeprogram targets improving your child's reading skills and boosting theirself-confidence.Teen volunteers willuse engaging tools and techniques such as iPads, games and crafts. Registration is required. Registrants are expected to attend all sessions. Register once for the firstsession on June 9th and your child will be registered for the entiresummer.Drops-ins will be accommodatedeach week as space allows.To ensure aconsistent and quality learning experience, participants should plan to attendeach weekly session throughout the summer.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Copper Gallery

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Model Builders

(ages 8 and up / 45 min / limit 25) Have a blast making your own plastic model to take home!

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Tail Waggin' Tales

(ages 6-10) Certified therapy dogs love listening to kids practice their reading skills at the library. Beginning readers welcome! Please check-in at a service desk on the day of the program to schedule your time with our therapy dog.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 3:15 PM

Mustang Library - Youth Area

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Zoo Superheroes

(ages 6 - 12 / 60 min) Meet animals with amazing superpowers and find out why they may have inspired the creation of our favorite crime fighters! Space is limited. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket, which will be your child's registration.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Upcoming Author Events

Ace Atkins Author Event

New York Times best-selling author Ace Atkins will be at the Scottsdale Library for a very special book/movie event. Mr. Atkins will be speaking about the iconic film Billy Jack (which will be shown as part of this program) as well as talking about his current book The Redeemers. Mr. Atkins will be signing copies of The Redeemers after the program by ticket only. To obtain a signing ticket, a copy of The Redeemers must be purchased from the Poisoned Pen Bookstore either in advance of the program or at the event that night. In addition to The Redeemers, each signing ticket will allow the recipient to have up to 3 additional titles signed by the author. A portion of the signing ticket sales will be donated to the Scottsdale Friends of the Library. For more information on obtaining signing tickets, please contact the Poisoned Pen Bookstore at 480-947-2974. Note: The 1971 film Billy Jack is now considered a classic, but this film does contain scenes that are not suitable for all viewers.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Upcoming Book Discussions

Arabian Nights Book Discussion

Join us for an informal discussion on the first Tuesday of the month.
This month's book is I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

Join Gen X and Y'ers for lively book discussions from all gerres.
Meets the first Tuesday of each month, 7:00 pm.
Information: erbana @gmail.com
July 7 - Big Fish by Daniel Wallace

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Contemporary Literature Book Discussion Group

Meets the 2nd. Wednesday of each month.
Information: Barbara Searle @ 480.991.6056
July 8 - Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Scottsdale Mustang Poets

Meets at 6 pm the 2nd Monday of each month at MU

Monday, July 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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How Did I Miss That One? Book Discussion Group

Join us for a lively, informal discussion.

July 15: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room 2

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Literate Lizards Book Discussion Group

Join this discussion of current books. Everyone is welcome! Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month. Information: Barbara Yavitt at (480) 948-2651. This month's book is The Lady in Gold by Anne Marie O'Connor.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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I Wish I Had Read That Book Discussion Group

Join this discussion of those books you always meant to read. The group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month. Everyone is welcome. This month we will be reading "Run" by Ann Patchett.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Ace Atkins Author Event

New York Times best-selling author Ace Atkins will be at the Scottsdale Library for a very special book/movie event. Mr. Atkins will be speaking about the iconic film Billy Jack (which will be shown as part of this program) as well as talking about his current book The Redeemers. Mr. Atkins will be signing copies of The Redeemers after the program by ticket only. To obtain a signing ticket, a copy of The Redeemers must be purchased from the Poisoned Pen Bookstore either in advance of the program or at the event that night. In addition to The Redeemers, each signing ticket will allow the recipient to have up to 3 additional titles signed by the author.

A portion of the signing ticket sales will be donated to the Scottsdale Friends of the Library. For more information on obtaining signing tickets, please contact the Poisoned Pen Bookstore at 480-947-2974.

Note: The 1971 film Billy Jack is now considered a classic, but this film does contain scenes that are not suitable for all viewers.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Indie Publishing Roundtable

Meets at 10:00 am the 4th Friday of each month at MU

Friday, July 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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Arabian Nights Book Discussion

Join us for an informal discussion on the first Tuesday of the month.
This month's book is Zero Day by David Balcacci.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

Join Gen X and Y'ers for lively book discussions from all gerres.
Meets the first Tuesday of each month, 7:00 pm.
Information: erbana @gmail.com
August 4 - The Submission by Amy Waldman

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Mustang Writers' Creative Group

Meets at 10am on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at the Mustang Library.

For more information please contact Amy Schuster, amuschusterspen@aol.com

Friday, August 07, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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Scottsdale Mustang Poets

Meets at 6 pm the 2nd Monday of each month at MU

Monday, August 10, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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You Can't Make This Stuff Up Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group

Please join us on the second Tuesday of every other month for a discussion of a work of non-fiction. This month we will be reading "Moonwalking with Einstein: the art and science of remembering everything" by Joshua Foer.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Contemporary Literature Book Discussion Group

Meets the 2nd. Wednesday of each month.
Information: Barbara Searle @ 480.991.6056
August 12 - Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Upcoming Early Literacy Programs

Story Stop

(ages 0-5 / 15 min) Please join us in the library's early literacy area for this short program of delightful picturebook stories. No registration required.

Sunday, July 05, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Summer Stay & Play

(ages 0-5/ 60 min / space is limited) Join us in an educational and creative environment where youand your child can play and meet new friends while exploring toys, artactivities, and books. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of theprogram to pick up a ticket which will be your registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Summer Stay & Play

(ages 0-5/ 60 min / space is limited) Join us in an educational and creative environment where youand your child can play and meet new friends while exploring toys, artactivities, and books. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of theprogram to pick up a ticket which will be your registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Family Storytime

(all ages / 30 min) Listen to stories and participate in finger plays, music and rhyming activities. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Family Storytime

(all ages / 30 min) Listen to stories and participate in finger plays, music and rhyming activities. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your child's registration.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:45 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Story Stop

(ages 0-5 / 15 min) Please join us in the library's early literacy area for this short program of delightful picturebook stories. No registration required.

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Mustang Library - Youth Area

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Story Stop

(ages 0-5 / 15 min) Please join us in the library's early literacy area for this short program of delightful picturebook stories. No registration required.

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Youth Area

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Films

Spare Parts

Film Series (PG-13 / 83 Minutes) Description: George Lopez and Marisa Tomei star in this drama inspired by the true story of four undocumented Mexican-American high-school students who enter the National Underwater Robotics Competition. There, with the help of their teacher, the savvy young students test their tech skills against some of the brightest minds at MIT. Actors: George LopezMarisa TomeiJamie Lee CurtisCarlos PeñaDavid Del RioEsai Morales

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Time with Octonauts

(ages 2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun! Coloring activity included. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number, which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Time with Octonauts

(ages 2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun! Coloring activity included. Space is limited, so please see a staff personprior to the start of the program to receive a number, which will be yourchild's registration.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Time with Octonauts

(ages 2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun! Coloring activity included. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your registration.

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Time with Octonauts

(ages 2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun! Coloring activity included. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your registration.

Monday, July 13, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room Combined

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Mockingjay Part 1

Film Series (PG-13 / 123 Minutes) Description: The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) faced with a decision that could sway the fate of a nation. In the wake of the Quarter Quell, the Hunger Games have been changed forever, and Katniss ends up in District 13. Her courage having inspired a nation, the brave young heroine heeds the advice of her friends, and sets out to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson). Meanwhile, Katniss' fragile alliance with President Coin (Julianne Moore) could lead to disaster. Actors: Jennifer LawrenceLiam HemsworthJosh HutchersonJulianne MooreSam ClaflinDonald Sutherland

Monday, July 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Still Alice

Film Series (PG-13 / 99 Minutes) Description: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring. Actors: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Summer Movie Madness!

3:10 to Yuma A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Palomino Library - Classroom

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Big Hero 6

(all ages / 100 minutes / rated PG) Beat the heat and enjoy watching Big Hero 6 on a big screen.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Big Hero 6

(all ages / 100 minutes / rated PG) Beat the heat and enjoy watching Big Hero 6 on a big screen.

Friday, July 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Big Hero 6

(all ages / 100 minutes / rated PG) Beat the heat and enjoy watching Big Hero 6 on a big screen.

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Mockingjay Part 1

Film Series (PG-13 / 123 Minutes) Description: The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) faced with a decision that could sway the fate of a nation. In the wake of the Quarter Quell, the Hunger Games have been changed forever, and Katniss ends up in District 13. Her courage having inspired a nation, the brave young heroine heeds the advice of her friends, and sets out to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson). Meanwhile, Katniss' fragile alliance with President Coin (Julianne Moore) could lead to disaster. Actors: Jennifer LawrenceLiam HemsworthJosh HutchersonJulianne MooreSam ClaflinDonald Sutherland

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room Combined

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American Sniper

Film Series (R / 134 Minutes) Please be aware of the strong language and sever violence in this film before attending the showing. Academy Award Nominee Description: Biopic of Chris Kyle, the most-celebrated sniper in American military history. In the aftermath of 9/11, Kyle decides to serve his country by becoming a Navy SEAL. But with each tour of duty, he grows more detached from his wife and children. As the story opens, we meet carefree brothers Chris and Jeff as they work the Texas rodeo circuit. They're cowboys through and through, and despite being notably older than the usual enlistee, Chris pays a visit to his local recruitment office and decides to become a Navy SEAL. Later, at the firing range, he draws on his hunting lessons with his stern father to become an expert marksman. A booze-fueled barroom chat with pretty brunette Taya soon leads to wedding bells, and following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Kyle is deployed to Iraq for his first tour of duty. There, his reputation as a sniper who never misses makes him a legend among his fellow troops, and earns him the moniker "The Devil of Ramadi" from his enemies. With a substantial bounty on his head, Kyle makes it his personal mission to take out a sadistic Iraqi soldier known as "The Butcher," as well as an elusive enemy marksman with a skill to rival his own. The closer he gets to achieving his goals during repeat tours of duty, however, the more fellow soldiers he sees die, and the further he drifts from Taya and their two children back home. It all leads up to a tense rooftop gunfight in a raging sandstorm -- one that convinces the sniper once and for all to make his family his top priority. Unfortunately, all is not well as Kyle struggles to make the transition back to civilian life, but he discovers that helping his fellow veterans is an effective way to do good and make peace with his wartime experiences. Actors: Bradley CooperSienna MillerLuke GrimesKyle GallnerJake McDormanBen Reed

Monday, July 20, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Time with Octonauts

(ages 2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun! Coloring activity included. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number, which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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50 to 1

Film Series (PG-13 / 110 Minutes) Description: Jim Wilson's sports drama 50 to 1 tells the story of horse trainer Bernie Wooley, veterinarian Leonard Blach, and owner Mark Allen, who prepare a horse to compete in the Kentucky Derby. They get the horse into the race, but the odd-looking equine starts the race a 50-1 underdog. Based on the true story of the thoroughbred Mine That Bird. Actors: Skeet UlrichChristian KaneWilliam DevaneMadelyn DeutchTodd LoweCalvin Borel

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Upcoming Financial Programs

Society for Financial Awareness - Reverse Mortgages

As a nationwide nonprofit,SOFA's mission is to end financial illiteracy. All presentations are conductedwithout bias or sales and are solely focused on sound education. Uncover the mysterybehind the commonly misunderstood benefit. We will discover what is in it foryou, the lender, and our government while exploring the various uses for it.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Reverse Mortgages

As a nationwide nonprofit,SOFA's mission is to end financial illiteracy. All presentations are conductedwithout bias or sales and are solely focused on sound education. Uncover the mysterybehind the commonly misunderstood benefit. We will discover what is in it foryou, the lender, and our government while exploring the various uses for it.

Thursday, August 06, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room 1

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Financial Blunders Everyone Must Learn From

As a nationwide nonprofit,SOFA's mission is to end financial illiteracy. All presentations are conductedwithout bias or sales and are solely focused on sound education. No matter which phaseof life you are in, accumulation, preservation, distribution or transfer, thereare always lessons we wish we learned earlier. Since hindsight is 20/20 letslearn from those who learned things the hard way.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Ask A Lawyer - Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation

Learn about the protections given to Arizona's vulnerable and incapacitated adults under the ARIZONA ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES ACT. Attorney Kent S. Berk will address the act, who is protected and who is subject to this act, in addition to today's current issues regarding elders in Arizona. The presentation is open to and will include conversation for professionals, family members caring for vulnerable adults, personal representatives and trustees. All are welcome - learn about protecting our elders!

Saturday, October 03, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Upcoming Storytimes

Story Stop

(ages 0-5 / 15 min) Please join us in the library's early literacy area for this short program of delightful picturebook stories. No registration required.

Sunday, July 05, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Crafty Storytime

(ages 2-5 / 45 min) Enjoy a story and make a simple craft to take home. Caregivers must accompany children. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number, which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Family Storytime

(all ages / 30 min) Listen to stories and participate in finger plays, music and rhyming activities. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your child's registration.

Monday, July 06, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Superhero Storytime

(all ages / 30 min / space is limited) Dress up as a superhero and join us for a story and activities that test your super powers! Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your registration.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Family Storytime

(all ages / 30 min) Listen to stories and participate in finger plays, music and rhyming activities. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your child's registration.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

(all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children) Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile. Space is limited, so please see a staff person prior to the start of Shake, Rattle & Roll to receive a numbered ticket which will be your child's registration.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:45 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Story Stop

(ages 0-5 / 15 min) Please join us in the library's early literacy area for this short program of delightful picturebook stories. No registration required.

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Mustang Library - Youth Area

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Story Stop

(ages 0-5 / 15 min) Please join us in the library's early literacy area for this short program of delightful picturebook stories. No registration required.

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Youth Area

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