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Essentrics Full Body Fitness

9:30am - 10:30am
Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Event Details:

ESSENTRICS® is a full body fitness program designed to re-balance the entire body through simultaneously stretching and strengthening.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gentle Yoga

11:00am - 12:00pm
Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being

Gentle Yoga

Yoga for Every Body! Through a slow flow of poses coordinated with the breath you’ll begin strengthening your heart, bones, balance and sharpening the mind. You are only one yoga class away from a good mood! Marina started practicing yoga in 1995, and for the past seven years has taught locally.  Please bring a yoga mat and a blanket.

Questions about Gentle Yoga please contact instructor, Marina Kachur, at 480-510-6572 or yokama14@gmail.com.

Cost: $10 cash, paid to instructor at each class

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Craft N Chat

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Craft 'N Chat

Do you knit, crochet, needlepoint, bead, or practice another table craft? Join other local enthusiasts weekly for companionable creating and conversation. Any portable craft is welcome! New crafters and all skill levels are always welcome! 

Have a craft you're not quite sure how to start, or need a little help or inspiration? Craft N Chat is a collaborative of creatives who are happy and eager to help! 

No registration | Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

Free but a donation to the Desert Foothills Library is appreciated.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tai Chi - Qigong for Everyone!

9:00am - 10:00am
Health & Wellness
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones / Coates Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness

Tai Chi – Qigong for Everyone!

Tai Chi & Qigong is a self-care practice.  It is a choice of a healthy lifestyle and living well.  It improves balance, flexibility, brain plasticity, inner peace and overall wellness. This class is offered every Tuesday from September 2023 – March 2024 and every Tuesday and Thursday from May 2024 – July 2024 .  Bina Bou is a senior trainer at IIQTC.  She has been sharing the ancient practice for over a decade in our community.  She believes no matter where you are on your healing journey Tai Chi practice can help improve your quality of life.  To learn more about her classes visit www.MindBodyFocusQi.com

No registration.  Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

Questions about Tai Chi & Qigong for Everyone please contact instructor, Bina Bou, at bina.b75@gmail.com

Cost: $10, paid to instructor at each class 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones / Coates Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Children ages 3 to 6 years old and their families are encouraged to join Miss Dawn for a storytime featuring developmentally appropriate songs, movement, & stories to foster early literacy skills. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted. 

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Technology Class
Event Details:

Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks can be easy through the library’s digital collection!

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

All About Hands

12:30pm - 1:45pm
Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
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Registration
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Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Event Details:

H.A.N.D.S is a unique educational seminar and fitness class consisting of stretching, movement, breathing and hand specific exercises. Is it difficult to use your hands due to pain or weakness?

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Informal MahJongg - Unsupervised Play

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Games, Hobbies
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Main Floor Periodicals
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Informal MahJongg play for any level!

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Game Cafe

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Space Wellness Center - Sound Healing Meditation

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Open
Registration
Payment
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:

Join The Space Healing Sanctuary for this 60 minute Sound Healing Meditation.  Sound healing is a powerful modality that promotes wellness and assists healing with" anxiety, stress, pain, clarity, memory, immunity, creativity, and more. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books To Die For: A Murder Mystery Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Book Club
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Coates Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

3rd Tuesday of the month: April 16, May 21, and June 18

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tai Chi - Qigong for Everyone!

9:00am - 10:00am
Health & Wellness
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones / Coates Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness

Tai Chi – Qigong for Everyone!

Tai Chi & Qigong is a self-care practice.  It is a choice of a healthy lifestyle and living well.  It improves balance, flexibility, brain plasticity, inner peace and overall wellness. This class is offered every Tuesday from September 2023 – March 2024 and every Tuesday and Thursday from May 2024 – July 2024 .  Bina Bou is a senior trainer at IIQTC.  She has been sharing the ancient practice for over a decade in our community.  She believes no matter where you are on your healing journey Tai Chi practice can help improve your quality of life.  To learn more about her classes visit www.MindBodyFocusQi.com

No registration.  Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

Questions about Tai Chi & Qigong for Everyone please contact instructor, Bina Bou, at bina.b75@gmail.com

Cost: $10, paid to instructor at each class 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Literary Salon

10:00am - 12:00pm
Book Club, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Hobbies
Event Details:

3rd Thursday of the Month, 10am-12pm 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Hop, Bop & Roll!

10:30am - 11:00am
Reading & Literacy, Education, Music, Storytime
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones / Coates Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Reading & Literacy, Education, Music, Storytime

Hop, Bop & Roll!

Calling all wiggle worms! Sing, laugh and learn in this music and movement class for children six and under and their favorite grownup.

 

Event Details:

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted. 

Free | No registration

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted. 

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Technology Class
Event Details:

Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks can be easy through the library’s digital collection!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Event Details:

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held every Thursday. If the Library is closed, the meeting is held on the Waterfall Terrace. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Youth & Teen" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones / Coates Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, Preschool, School Age Children, Family
Program Type: Education, STEAM
Event Details:

Join us for a fact and fun-filled visit with live animals from the Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary. What is the difference between venom and poison?

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted. 

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones / Coates Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Every Friday from June 7th to August 9th from 2-5pm (no movie June 14th or July 5th)

Presented by Gary Zaro

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Youth & Teen" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Brain Powers chess (K12 Beginner-Intermediate)

11:00am - 1:00pm
Education, Games
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Education, Games
Event Details:

Brain Powers teaches the game of Chess and other games rooted in concentration of thought and strategic principles for K-12 and adults, offering class and one-on-one instruction.  Teaching the tactics and strategies of

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Everyone
Program Type: Nature, Seminar
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:

1864 saw the highest numbers of emigrants cross the Great Plains to escape the immense pressures of war, to seize the opportunity to find gold, or to start afresh.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Essentrics Full Body Fitness

9:30am - 10:30am
Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Event Details:

ESSENTRICS® is a full body fitness program designed to re-balance the entire body through simultaneously stretching and strengthening.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Healing Pathway

9:30am - 11:30am
Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Coates Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Event Details:

2nd & 4th Mondays of Each Month, 9:30-11:30am

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gentle Yoga

11:00am - 12:00pm
Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Mental Well-Being

Gentle Yoga

Yoga for Every Body! Through a slow flow of poses coordinated with the breath you’ll begin strengthening your heart, bones, balance and sharpening the mind. You are only one yoga class away from a good mood! Marina started practicing yoga in 1995, and for the past seven years has taught locally.  Please bring a yoga mat and a blanket.

Questions about Gentle Yoga please contact instructor, Marina Kachur, at 480-510-6572 or yokama14@gmail.com.

Cost: $10 cash, paid to instructor at each class

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Foothills Caring Corps @ the Movies- Last Monday of each month, 12:30-2:30pm

Come by and watch a great movie while enjoying some snacks.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.