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Books 2 Boogie

(all ages / 30 min) Share the joy of playful learning together! &nbsp;Children and their caregivers participate in music, movement and song in this program that promotes bonding and highlights the natural rhythms in language. <i>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.</i>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime 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. <i>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.</i>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Appaloosa Library - Meeting Room Combined

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Yoga Storytime

(ages 3-6 / 30 min) This storytime is based on research regarding the connection between physical and cognitive development. Integrating books, technology and simple yoga poses, this program will help foster a strong and lasting connection between physical and mental health-as well as the love of learning! **<b>Parents, you will be doing some yoga too! Please come in comfortable clothing that you can stretch in; yoga mats will be provided, or you may bring your own.** &nbsp;</b><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin">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.</span></i><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.25in"><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin"><o:p></o:p></span></i></p>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Books 2 Boogie

(all ages / 30 min) Share the joy of playful learning together! &nbsp;Children and their caregivers participate in music, movement and song in this program that promotes bonding and highlights the natural rhythms in language. <i>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.</i>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Yoga Storytime

(ages 3-6 / 30 min) This storytime is based on research regarding the connection between physical and cognitive development. Integrating books, technology and simple yoga poses, this program will help foster a strong and lasting connection between physical and mental health-as well as the love of learning! **<b>Parents, you will be doing some yoga too! Please come in comfortable clothing that you can stretch in; yoga mats will be provided, or you may bring your own.** &nbsp;</b><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin">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.</span></i><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.25in"><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin"><o:p></o:p></span></i></p>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 11:30 AM

Palomino Library - Multiuse Room

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Reptiles of Arizona: Around the World in 8 Herps

(ages 5 and up / 45 min) Get up close and personal with some amazing reptiles! &nbsp;Phoenix Herpetologoical Society will present Around the World in 8 Herps, a whirlwind journey across the world, focusing on habitats and reptiles from almost every continent on Earth. Using eight live reptiles in this demonstration, kids will observe adaptations and the significance of these creatures. <br><i><br>Space is limited. <i>Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number which will be your child's registration.</i></i>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Tail Waggin' Tales

<font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">(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.</font></span><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Appaloosa Library - Youth Area

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Reptiles of Arizona: Around the World in 8 Herps

(ages 5 and up / 45 min) Get up close and personal with some amazing reptiles! &nbsp;Phoenix Herpetologoical Society will present Around the World in 8 Herps, a whirlwind journey across the world, focusing on habitats and reptiles from almost every continent on Earth. Using eight live reptiles in this demonstration, kids will observe adaptations and the significance of these creatures. <br><i><br>Space is limited. <i>Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number which will be your child's registration.</i></i>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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

(ages 9-12 / 45 min) This is not your typical book club! Join us for a book discussion, creative writing prompt, and snacks. This week's selection is<i>&nbsp;</i><a href="http://scottsdale.polarislibrary.com/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.3&amp;type=Keyword&amp;term=charlie%20and%20the%20chocolate%20factory&amp;by=KW&amp;sort=RELEVANCE&amp;limit=TOM=*&amp;query=&amp;page=0&amp;searchid=7" title="" target="_blank">Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</a><i>&nbsp;</i>by Roald Dahl. Snacks provided.<div><br></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><br></p></div>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Knowasis

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STEAM Storytime

(all ages / 30 min) &nbsp;Come and explore the concepts related to STEAM--Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design and Math! &nbsp;Using some of our favorite read-aloud books, this Storytime looks to create fun and hands-on ways to challenge children's thinking and problem-solving skills. &nbsp;<i>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.</i>

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Mustang Library - Program Room

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Yoga Storytime

(ages 3-6 / 30 min) This storytime is based on research regarding the connection between physical and cognitive development. Integrating books, technology and simple yoga poses, this program will help foster a strong and lasting connection between physical and mental health-as well as the love of learning! **<b>Parents, you will be doing some yoga too! Please come in comfortable clothing that you can stretch in; yoga mats will be provided, or you may bring your own.** &nbsp;</b><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin">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.</span></i><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.25in"><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin"><o:p></o:p></span></i></p>

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Books 2 Boogie

(all ages / 30 min) Share the joy of playful learning together! &nbsp;Children and their caregivers participate in music, movement and song in this program that promotes bonding and highlights the natural rhythms in language. <i>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.</i>

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Stay and Play at Paiute Neighborhood Center

(ages 0-5 / 90 min / limit 18 children) This 6-week series of play-based learning is for children up to 5 years-old and their parents/caregivers. Your child will have opportunities to explore, create, and investigate this intentional play-based environment. Each session will also feature local resource professionals who address a variety of early childhood topics.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><div><br></div><div><i>Stay and Play weekly experts and topics include:</i></div><div>Early Literacy Specialist</div><div>Pediatric Dental Specialist</div><div>Nutritionist</div><div>Behavior Specialist</div><div>Choosing Quality Child Care</div><div>Child Development Specialist</div><div>Local Resources for Parents and Caregivers</div><div>Water Safety</div><div>Car Seat Safety</div>

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Off-Site - Paiute Neighborhood Center

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Books 2 Boogie

(all ages / 30 min) Share the joy of playful learning together! &nbsp;Children and their caregivers participate in music, movement and song in this program that promotes bonding and highlights the natural rhythms in language. <i>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.</i>

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:45 AM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Yoga Storytime

(ages 3-6 / 30 min) This storytime is based on research regarding the connection between physical and cognitive development. Integrating books, technology and simple yoga poses, this program will help foster a strong and lasting connection between physical and mental health-as well as the love of learning! **<b>Parents, you will be doing some yoga too! Please come in comfortable clothing that you can stretch in; yoga mats will be provided, or you may bring your own.** &nbsp;</b><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin">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.</span></i><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.25in"><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin"><o:p></o:p></span></i></p>

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Civic Center Library - Storytime Room

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Reptiles of Arizona: Alligators and Adaptations

(ages 5 and up / 45 min) Get up close and personal with some amazing reptiles! &nbsp;Phoenix Herpetologoical Society will present Alligators and Adaptations, a program which&nbsp;focuses on the ecological importance and unique adaptations seen in alligators. &nbsp;Kids will be given the opportunity to interact with a live gator and croc in order to better comprehend why animals develop adaptations in order to survive.&nbsp;<div><br></div><div><i>Space is limited.</i> &nbsp;<i>Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number which will be your child's registration.</i></div>

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 11:00 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 encouragement in reading this summer. This free program targets improving your child's reading skills and boosting their self-confidence. Teen volunteers will use engaging tools and techniques such as iPads, games and crafts. <br><br><i>Register once for the first session on June 6 and your child will be registered for the entire summer. Drops-ins will be accommodated each week as space allows. To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should plan to attend each weekly session throughout the summer.</i>

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Copper Gallery

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Full STEAM Ahead: Exploring Fossils

(ages 6-11 / 45 min) Explore and learn about real fossils, then make your own prehistoric fossil to decorate and take home. <i>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.</i>

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Arabian Library - Program Room

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Reptiles of Arizona: Around the World in 8 Herps

(ages 5 and up / 45 min) Get up close and personal with some amazing reptiles! &nbsp;Phoenix Herpetologoical Society will present Around the World in 8 Herps, a whirlwind journey across the world, focusing on habitats and reptiles from almost every continent on Earth. Using eight live reptiles in this demonstration, kids will observe adaptations and the significance of these creatures. <br><i><br>Space is limited. <i>Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to receive a number which will be your child's registration.</i></i>

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Civic Center Library - Auditorium

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