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Build Your Own Website: Creating a Wordpress & Adobe MUSE Website

Websites can be simple and fun to make. Get creative and develop your online presence with a website that will target your audience with user friendly navigation sites!

Event Type: Business & Career

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

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

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime 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.

Event Type: Youth

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 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.

Event Type: Youth

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime 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.

Event Type: Storytimes

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Arabian 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. 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

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Mustang 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. 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

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:30 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. 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

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime Room

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"Floral Fireworks" Standard Flower Show

"Floral Fireworks" Standard Flower Show Scottsdale Garden Club invites you to the colorful "FloralFireworks" flower show open to the public Saturday, April 18th. You won't want to miss the horticulturespecimens, floral designs, artistic crafts, youth and educationalexhibits.Mark your calendars! Saturday, April 18th 12-5pm Sunday, April 19th 1-4pm

Event Type: Adult Education

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Mustang Library -

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Film Series (PG / 81 Minutes) Description: Judith Viorst's acclaimed children's book is brought to the big screen. The tale recounts a day in the life of a grumpy young boy who has everything go wrong, all in one day. Actors: Steve CarellJennifer GarnerDylan MinnetteEd OxenbouldKerris DorseyMegan Mullally

Event Type: Films

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room Combined

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"Floral Fireworks" Standard Flower Show

"Floral Fireworks" Standard Flower Show Scottsdale Garden Club invites you to the colorful "FloralFireworks" flower show open to the public Saturday, April 18th.You won't want to miss the horticulturespecimens, floral designs, artistic crafts, youth and educationalexhibits.Mark your calendars! Saturday, April 18th 12-5pm Sunday, April 19th 1-4pm

Event Type: Adult Education

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Mustang Library -

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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.

Event Type: Youth

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM

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.

Event Type: Storytimes

Sunday, April 19, 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: Adult Education

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion 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. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Upcoming Adult Events

Build Your Own Website: Creating a Wordpress & Adobe MUSE Website

Websites can be simple and fun to make. Get creative and develop your online presence with a website that will target your audience with user friendly navigation sites!

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Eureka! Space

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"Floral Fireworks" Standard Flower Show

"Floral Fireworks" Standard Flower Show Scottsdale Garden Club invites you to the colorful "FloralFireworks" flower show open to the public Saturday, April 18th. You won't want to miss the horticulturespecimens, floral designs, artistic crafts, youth and educationalexhibits.Mark your calendars! Saturday, April 18th 12-5pm Sunday, April 19th 1-4pm

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Mustang Library -

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Film Series (PG / 81 Minutes) Description: Judith Viorst's acclaimed children's book is brought to the big screen. The tale recounts a day in the life of a grumpy young boy who has everything go wrong, all in one day. Actors: Steve CarellJennifer GarnerDylan MinnetteEd OxenbouldKerris DorseyMegan Mullally

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room Combined

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"Floral Fireworks" Standard Flower Show

"Floral Fireworks" Standard Flower Show Scottsdale Garden Club invites you to the colorful "FloralFireworks" flower show open to the public Saturday, April 18th.You won't want to miss the horticulturespecimens, floral designs, artistic crafts, youth and educationalexhibits.Mark your calendars! Saturday, April 18th 12-5pm Sunday, April 19th 1-4pm

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Mustang Library -

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ESL Classes

Learn English for free in a fun and informal atmosphere.

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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The Judge

Film Series ( R / 142 Minutes) Description: Robert Downey Jr. plays an urban lawyer who heads back to his rural home when his father, a judge, is implicated as a murder suspect in this comedy-drama from Warner Bros. Vera Farmiga, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Billy Bob Thornton head up the rest of the starring cast. Actors: Robert Downey Jr.Robert DuvallVera FarmigaVincent D'OnofrioBilly Bob ThorntonLeighton Meester

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Love and Logic Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun

(90 min / limit 20 adults) Learn how to create Happy Families and Responsible Kids! This program is designed to give youpractical skills that can be used immediately! Registration required. Registrants are expected to attend all six weeks. No child care provided. Learn solutions to day-to day parentingchallenges, such as: how to handle disruptions during meal times; how to getchildren to stay in their own bed; how to end temper tantrums; how todiscipline your toddler in public without creating a scene; how to get childrenup and about in the morning; how to stop whining and bickering; and manyothers.

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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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, April 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Job Help

Drop-in job help. Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, online job search, applications & more!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Eureka! Space

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The Homesman

Film Series ( R / 122 Minutes) Description: A strong-willed woman recruits a loathsome drifter to help transport three insane women across the unforgiving Nebraska Territories so that they may find sanctuary with a compassionate minister and his wife in this drama directed and co-written by Tommy Lee Jones. Driven to madness by the harsh realities of pioneer life, three women (Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, and Sonja Richter) living on the outskirts of the American frontier are rescued from certain death by pious Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank), who selflessly takes on the task of transporting them to safety. Along the way, Mary Bee encounters a low-life named George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones) with his head in a noose. In exchange for helping her transport the women, Mary Bee frees the scruffy stranger, and together the group heads east. In the course of their arduous journey, however, they will encounter ruthless bandits and vengeful Native Americans. Meanwhile, the greatest test to their resolve may be the harsh winter that's blowing in fast. Meryl Streep, John Lithgow, Hailee Steinfeld, William Fichtner, Tim Blake Nelson, and James Spader co-star. Actors: Tommy Lee JonesHilary SwankMeryl StreepHailee SteinfeldGrace GummerWilliam Fichtner

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Video Editing Basics

You've shot your video; now you needto know how to edit it.Learn how to usethe latest software to edit your video professionally and seamlessly. Please note, if you are on the waiting list you are still welcome to join the group classes!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Eureka! Space

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ESL Classes

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

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Civic Center Library - War 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, April 22, 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, April 23, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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ESL Classes

Class takes place in the Large Conference Room 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 an experienced teacher.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Off-Site - Vista del Camino

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Upcoming Teen Events

Homework Help

(ages 6-18) Free tutoring is available at the library. Drop in for homework help on any subject.

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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Teen Earth Day Craft

(ages 12-18 / 60 min) Re-Create something beautiful, usefulor fun with recycled materials.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Palomino Library - Classroom

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Homework Help

(ages 6-18) Free tutoring is available at the library. Drop in for homework help on any subject.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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Sultans of Rock

(ages 12 & up / 60 min) This drop-in jam session meets at 2:30 pm every Wednesday during the school year, excepting school holidays. Information: 480-484-7000 ext. 6213

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Palomino Library - Classroom

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Teen Earth Day Craft

(ages 12-18 / 60 min) Re-Create something beautiful, usefulor fun with recycled materials.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Homework Help

CANCELED today--tutor not available.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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Code Club

(ages 10-18 / 90 min / limit 15) Think, create, innovate - have fun learning the language of coding. Using online tools and the expertise of an experienced volunteer, Code Club provides the tools and resources for kids to teach themselves how to code. Space is limited. Please register in advance to ensure your spot.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Knowasis

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Homework Help

(ages 6-18) Free tutoring is available at the library. Drop in for homework help on any subject.

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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Club Pi

(ages 10-18 / 2 hrs) Join us for artistic ventures, creative pursuits, and fun scientific projects. Activities are chosen by Palomino Library's Teen Advisory Board (TAB) members. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Palomino Library - Classroom

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Homework Help

(ages 6-18) Free tutoring is available at the library. Drop in for homework help on any subject.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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Sultans of Rock

(ages 12 & up / 60 min) This drop-in jam session meets at 2:30 pm every Wednesday during the school year, excepting school holidays. Information: 480-484-7000 ext. 6213

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Palomino Library - Classroom

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Homework Help

(ages 6-18) Free tutoring is available at the library. Drop in for homework help on any subject.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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First Fridays

(ages 12-18 / 90 min) Join other teens the first Friday of every month to showcase your talent, artwork or poetry. Performers and audience members welcome. May: Tea & Tunes

Friday, May 01, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Get a Clue!

(ages 12-18 / 2 hrs)Bring your sleuthing skills to solve a mystery after hours in the library.Snacks provided.

Friday, May 01, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Homework Help

(ages 6-18) Free tutoring is available at the library. Drop in for homework help on any subject.

Monday, May 04, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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Upcoming Youth Events

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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Arabian 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. 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Mustang 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. 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:30 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. 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime 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.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Storytime 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.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2:00 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. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Tiny Tot Time

(ages 0-24 months / limit 15 children / 30 min) This early literacy program uses rhymes and songs to help children get ready to read. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Get Ready to Read!

(ages 0-5 / 45 min / limit 20 children) Did you know that children get ready to read long before they enter school? This course highlights an essential early literacy skill at each session. All participants receive a book following each session to practice their newly learned skills at home! Registration required. Registrants are expected to attend all six weeks. The Get Ready to Read! curriculum consists of six sessions: Session 1: Oral Language and Print Motivation; Session 2: Phonological Awareness; Session 3: Vocabulary; Session 4: Print Awareness; Session 5: Letter Knowledge; Session 6: Narrative Skills and Background Knowledge.

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Get Ready to Read! at Vista del Camino

(ages 0-5 / 45 min / limit 20 children) Did you know that children get ready to read long before they enter school? This course highlights an essential early literacy skill at each session. All participants receive a book following each session to practice their newly learned skills at home! Registration required. Registrants are expected to attend all six weeks. All sessions will be bilingual English/Spanish. To register, please call Vista del Camino at 480-312-2323. . The Get Ready to Read! curriculum consists of six sessions: Session 1: Oral Language and Print Motivation; Session 2: Phonological Awareness; Session 3: Vocabulary; Session 4: Print Awareness; Session 5: Letter Knowledge; Session 6: Narrative Skills and Background Knowledge.

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Off-Site - Vista del Camino

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Time for Twos & Threes

(ages 2-3 / limit 20 children / 30 min) This fun and engaging program matches children's natural inclination toward rhythm and rhymes with early literacy skills. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:15 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. 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, April 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Upcoming Author Events

Children's Author / Illustrator Event

(ages 6 and up / 45 min) Get the scoop on the popular Lunch Lady graphic series from author Jarrett Krosoczka. Jarrett will be using projected photos of his sketches, notes, manuscripts, editorial letters and artwork to illustrate how he built his graphic novel. 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, June 01, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Youth Area

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Children's Author / Illustrator Event

(ages 6 and up / 45 min) Get the scoop on the popular Lunch Lady graphic series from author Jarrett Krosoczka. Jarrett will be using projected photos of his sketches, notes, manuscripts, editorial letters and artwork to illustrate how he built his graphic novel. 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, June 01, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Children's Author / Illustrator Event

(ages 6 and up / 45 min) Get the scoop on the popular Lunch Lady graphic series from author Jarrett Krosoczka. Jarrett will be using projected photos of his sketches, notes, manuscripts, editorial letters and artwork to illustrate how he built his graphic novel. 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, June 01, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Youth Area

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Children's Author / Illustrator Event

(ages 6 and up / 45 min) Get the scoop on the popular Lunch Lady graphic series from author Jarrett Krosoczka. Jarrett will be using projected photos of his sketches, notes, manuscripts, editorial letters and artwork to illustrate howhe built his graphic novel. 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, June 02, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Upcoming Book Discussions

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 "The Persian Pickle Club" by Sandra Dallas.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Scottsdale Writing for Children Group

Meets at 9:30 am the 4th Friday of each month at MU

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 9:30 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 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Arabian Library - Meeting Room 1

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A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

Meets at 7 pm the 1st Tuesday of the month at CC

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Civic Center Library -

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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
May 5th - My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Scottsdale Readers Theatre - Monologues

For more information please contact Anne Evans, 480-837-8893.

Thursday, May 07, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Scottsdale Mustang Poets

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

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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Contemporary Literature Book Discussion Group

Meets the 2nd. Wednesday of each month.
Information: Barbara Searle @ 480.991.6056
May 13 - Someone by Alice McDermott

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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How Did I Miss That One? Book Discussion Group

Join us for a lively, informal discussion.

May 20: Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis

Wednesday, May 20, 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 Passing Strange by Martha Sandweiss.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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Scottsdale Writing for Children Group

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

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM

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 Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Gold Room

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Children's Author / Illustrator Event

(ages 6 and up / 45 min) Get the scoop on the popular Lunch Lady graphic series from author Jarrett Krosoczka. Jarrett will be using projected photos of his sketches, notes, manuscripts, editorial letters and artwork to illustrate how he built his graphic novel. 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, June 01, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Youth Area

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Children's Author / Illustrator Event

(ages 6 and up / 45 min) Get the scoop on the popular Lunch Lady graphic series from author Jarrett Krosoczka. Jarrett will be using projected photos of his sketches, notes, manuscripts, editorial letters and artwork to illustrate how he built his graphic novel. 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, June 01, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Children's Author / Illustrator Event

(ages 6 and up / 45 min) Get the scoop on the popular Lunch Lady graphic series from author Jarrett Krosoczka. Jarrett will be using projected photos of his sketches, notes, manuscripts, editorial letters and artwork to illustrate how he built his graphic novel. 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, June 01, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Youth Area

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Upcoming Early Literacy Programs

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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Arabian 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. 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Mustang 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. 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:30 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. 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime 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.

Sunday, April 19, 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. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Tiny Tot Time

(ages 0-24 months / limit 15 children / 30 min) This early literacy program uses rhymes and songs to help children get ready to read. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Get Ready to Read!

(ages 0-5 / 45 min / limit 20 children) Did you know that children get ready to read long before they enter school? This course highlights an essential early literacy skill at each session. All participants receive a book following each session to practice their newly learned skills at home! Registration required. Registrants are expected to attend all six weeks. The Get Ready to Read! curriculum consists of six sessions: Session 1: Oral Language and Print Motivation; Session 2: Phonological Awareness; Session 3: Vocabulary; Session 4: Print Awareness; Session 5: Letter Knowledge; Session 6: Narrative Skills and Background Knowledge.

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Get Ready to Read! at Vista del Camino

(ages 0-5 / 45 min / limit 20 children) Did you know that children get ready to read long before they enter school? This course highlights an essential early literacy skill at each session. All participants receive a book following each session to practice their newly learned skills at home! Registration required. Registrants are expected to attend all six weeks. All sessions will be bilingual English/Spanish. To register, please call Vista del Camino at 480-312-2323. . The Get Ready to Read! curriculum consists of six sessions: Session 1: Oral Language and Print Motivation; Session 2: Phonological Awareness; Session 3: Vocabulary; Session 4: Print Awareness; Session 5: Letter Knowledge; Session 6: Narrative Skills and Background Knowledge.

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Off-Site - Vista del Camino

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Time for Twos & Threes

(ages 2-3 / limit 20 children / 30 min) This fun and engaging program matches children's natural inclination toward rhythm and rhymes with early literacy skills. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:15 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. 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, April 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Tiny Tot Time

(ages 0-24 months / limit 15 children / 30 min) This early literacy program uses rhymes and songs to help children get ready to read. 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, April 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Films

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Film Series (PG / 81 Minutes) Description: Judith Viorst's acclaimed children's book is brought to the big screen. The tale recounts a day in the life of a grumpy young boy who has everything go wrong, all in one day. Actors: Steve CarellJennifer GarnerDylan MinnetteEd OxenbouldKerris DorseyMegan Mullally

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room Combined

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The Judge

Film Series ( R / 142 Minutes) Description: Robert Downey Jr. plays an urban lawyer who heads back to his rural home when his father, a judge, is implicated as a murder suspect in this comedy-drama from Warner Bros. Vera Farmiga, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Billy Bob Thornton head up the rest of the starring cast. Actors: Robert Downey Jr.Robert DuvallVera FarmigaVincent D'OnofrioBilly Bob ThorntonLeighton Meester

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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The Homesman

Film Series ( R / 122 Minutes) Description: A strong-willed woman recruits a loathsome drifter to help transport three insane women across the unforgiving Nebraska Territories so that they may find sanctuary with a compassionate minister and his wife in this drama directed and co-written by Tommy Lee Jones. Driven to madness by the harsh realities of pioneer life, three women (Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, and Sonja Richter) living on the outskirts of the American frontier are rescued from certain death by pious Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank), who selflessly takes on the task of transporting them to safety. Along the way, Mary Bee encounters a low-life named George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones) with his head in a noose. In exchange for helping her transport the women, Mary Bee frees the scruffy stranger, and together the group heads east. In the course of their arduous journey, however, they will encounter ruthless bandits and vengeful Native Americans. Meanwhile, the greatest test to their resolve may be the harsh winter that's blowing in fast. Meryl Streep, John Lithgow, Hailee Steinfeld, William Fichtner, Tim Blake Nelson, and James Spader co-star. Actors: Tommy Lee JonesHilary SwankMeryl StreepHailee SteinfeldGrace GummerWilliam Fichtner

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Life is Beautiful

(Italy / subtitled / PG-13 / 110 Minutes) Description: In this WW II tragicomedy, famed Italian funnyman Roberto Benigni (The Monster) portrays Guido, who moves during the '30s from the country to a Tuscan town, where he is entranced by schoolteacher Dora (Nicoletta Braschi, Benigni's real-life wife). Dora likes Guido, but she remains faithful to her pompous fianc?, so Guido has an uphill struggle. Meanwhile, anti-Semitic attitudes lead to attacks against Guido's Jewish uncle (Giustino Durano). Leaping ahead to five years later, during WW II, Guido and Dora are married and have a son Giosue (Giorgio Cantarini). After they are imprisoned in a concentration camp, Guido goes to elaborate lengths to keep his son from understanding the truth of their situation. He tells the boy that they are competing with others to win an armored tank -- so everything from food shortages to tattoos is explained as necessary for participation in the contest. Actors: Roberto Benigni Nicoletta Braschi Giorgio Cantarini Giustino Durano Sergio Bustric Marisa Paredes

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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Keys to the House

(Itay / subtitled / NR / 105 Minutes) Description: A man makes friends with his teenaged son for the first time in this emotional drama from Italy. Gianni (Kim Rossi Stuart) fathered a child with his wife, but she died in childbirth, and the baby was born with severe physical and mental handicaps. The boy, Paolo (Andrea Rossi), was raised by the late woman's family until he reached the age of 15, when Gianni decided he wanted to meet and spend time with his son. With Paolo scheduled for treatment with medical specialists in Germany, Gianni offers to pick up his son and travel with him to Berlin. At first, Gianni is taken aback by the extent of his son's disabilities, but he also sees the great warmth and charm that his son possesses, and over the course of their first few days together, Gianni begins to feel a real bond with Paolo for the first time. While in Berlin, Gianni makes friends with Nicole (Charlotte Rampling), a woman whose daughter faces many of the same challenges as Paolo, and through her he begins to appreciate the responsibilities and the rewards of caring for a handicapped child. La Chiavi di Casa (aka The Keys to the House) was screened in competition at the 2004 Venice Film Festival. Actors: Kim Rossi Stuart Andrea Rossi Charlotte Rampling Alla Faerovich Pierfrancesco Favino Manuel Katzy

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Cinema: Then and Now

This two-hour class led by Ed Everroad will be divided into one-hour blocks -- The first hour will examine the early years of film history, especially the silentera. The second hour will discuss current films playing in the community. In both block the emphasis will be on the elements of the film,specifically, the script, actors, directors, producers and the technicalcrews. Film clips will be shown to analyze and promote discussion. This will be an interactive class with lecture used to lead discussion.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Time with Octonauts

(ages2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun!Coloring activity included.Pleasesee a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket whichwill be your registration.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Time with Octonauts

(ages2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun!Coloring activity included.Pleasesee a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket whichwill be your registration.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room Combined

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Time with Octonauts

(ages2-6 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 pleasesee a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket whichwill be your registration.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Time with Octonauts

(ages2-6 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 pleasesee a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket whichwill be your registration.

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Cinema: Then and Now

This two-hour class led by Ed Everroad will be divided into one-hour blocks -- The first hour will examine the early years of film history, especially the silentera. The second hour will discuss current films playing in the community. In both block the emphasis will be on the elements of the film,specifically, the script, actors, directors, producers and the technicalcrews. Film clips will be shown to analyze and promote discussion. This will be an interactive class with lecture used to lead discussion.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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LEGO Movie Screening

(all ages / 100 min / rated PG) Beatthe heat and enjoy watching The LEGOMovie on a big screen. Please arrive early to pick up a ticket, whichwill be your child's registration.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Time with Octonauts

(ages2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun!Coloring activity included.Pleasesee a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket whichwill be your registration.

Monday, June 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Cinema: Then and Now

This two-hour class led by Ed Everroad will be divided into one-hour blocks -- The first hour will examine the early years of film history, especially the silentera. The second hour will discuss current films playing in the community. In both block the emphasis will be on the elements of the film,specifically, the script, actors, directors, producers and the technicalcrews. Film clips will be shown to analyze and promote discussion. This will be an interactive class with lecture used to lead discussion.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Time with Octonauts

(ages2-6 with caregivers / 30 min) Join heroes of the ocean, The Octonauts, in search of knowledge, adventure and fun!Coloring activity included.Pleasesee a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket whichwill be your registration.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Upcoming Financial Programs

Crowdfunding! It's not just for business!

Need Money? Let's go Crowdfunding!! Learn how to raise funds for almost anything via the internet. Learn about this new form of fundraising, how/where to set up crowdfunding, and tips to make your venture successful.

Saturday, May 02, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Mustang Library - Book Discussion Room

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Society for Financial Awareness - Financial Instruments to Watch Out For

As a nation-wide nonprofit,SoFA's mission is to end financial illiteracy.All presentations are conducted without bias or sales.

Thursday, May 07, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room 1

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Society for Financial Awareness - Finding Unbiased Financial Advice

As a nation-wide nonprofit,SoFA's mission is to end financial illiteracy.All presentations are conducted without bias or sales.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Society for Financial Awareness - Financial Blunders Everyone Must Learn From

As a nation-wide nonprofit,SoFA's mission is to end financial illiteracy.All presentations are conducted without bias or sales.

Thursday, June 04, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room 1

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Society for Financial Awareness - Investing 101

As a nation-wide nonprofit,SoFA's mission is to end financial illiteracy.All presentations are conducted without bias or sales.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Mustang Library - Auditorium

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Upcoming Storytimes

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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime 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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Arabian 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.

Sunday, April 19, 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. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Tiny Tot Time

(ages 0-24 months / limit 15 children / 30 min) This early literacy program uses rhymes and songs to help children get ready to read. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Time for Twos & Threes

(ages 2-3 / limit 20 children / 30 min) This fun and engaging program matches children's natural inclination toward rhythm and rhymes with early literacy skills. 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, April 20, 2015 at 10:15 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. 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, April 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Tiny Tot Time

(ages 0-24 months / limit 15 children / 30 min) This early literacy program uses rhymes and songs to help children get ready to read. 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, April 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Time for Twos & Threes

(ages 2-3 / limit 20 children / 30 min) This fun and engaging program matches children's natural inclination toward rhythm and rhymes with early literacy skills. 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, April 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Appaloosa Library - Storytime 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, April 20, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Time for Twos & Threes

(ages 2-3 / limit 20 children / 30 min) This fun and engaging program matches children's natural inclination toward rhythm and rhymes with early literacy skills. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Tiny Tot Time

(ages 0-24 months / limit 15 children / 30 min) This early literacy program uses rhymes and songs to help children get ready to read. Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your child's registration.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:00 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. 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, April 21, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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