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Fun Fusion

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, STEAM
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, School Age Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, STEAM

Fun Fusion

Join us at the library for planned fun! This time is designed for school-age children to have opportunities to craft, build and create.

This program is intended for 1st through 5th graders and 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. 

 

Event Details:

July 25th- Shark Week

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.

Puzzle Exchange

All Day
Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Games, Hobbies

Puzzle Exchange

Are you sick of your puzzles at home because you have completed all of them multiple times? Come drop off your gently used puzzles and pick out a new one for free! Leave a puzzle, take a puzzle! Offered on the last Friday of every month. All ages and skill levels encouraged! 

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.

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: 8

Informal MahJongg: Unsupervised Play

Informal MahJongg play for any level! Groups, individuals, and recent students of MahJongg 101 & 102 looking for a place to come and enjoy playing with people in your community.  This group is unsupervised; basic knowledge of game play required.  No sets are provided, must bring your own. 

Register below | Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

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

 

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.

Game Cafe

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games

Game Cafe

Join us in the Teen Lounge every Tuesday afternoon from 4-5 pm for fun and exciting gaming hangouts! Bring a game from home to share or play one of ours. 

This program is intended for ages 11-17.

If participant is under the age of 16, guardian must remain at library. No drop offs will be permitted. 

Free | No Registration | Questions, call 480-488-2286

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. 

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.

Canasta - Open Play

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games, Hobbies
Event Details:

The card game “Canasta” is a Spanish word that means basket. A very old Card game that has over 20 different versions and is played all over the world; Canasta is facilitated by Lisa Waldvogel.

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.

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: 11

Informal MahJongg: Unsupervised Play

Informal MahJongg play for any level! Groups, individuals, and recent students of MahJongg 101 & 102 looking for a place to come and enjoy playing with people in your community.  This group is unsupervised; basic knowledge of game play required.  No sets are provided, must bring your own. 

Register below | Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

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

 

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.

Canasta - Open Play

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games, Hobbies
Event Details:

The card game “Canasta” is a Spanish word that means basket. A very old Card game that has over 20 different versions and is played all over the world; Canasta is facilitated by Lisa Waldvogel.

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 "Everyone" group.

Monthly Book Sale @ Chapter2Books

All Day 8/9 - 8/10
Book Club, Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Main Floor Periodicals
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Club, Games, Hobbies

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.

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: 12

Informal MahJongg: Unsupervised Play

Informal MahJongg play for any level! Groups, individuals, and recent students of MahJongg 101 & 102 looking for a place to come and enjoy playing with people in your community.  This group is unsupervised; basic knowledge of game play required.  No sets are provided, must bring your own. 

Register below | Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

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

 

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.

Canasta - Open Play

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games, Hobbies
Event Details:

The card game “Canasta” is a Spanish word that means basket. A very old Card game that has over 20 different versions and is played all over the world; Canasta is facilitated by Lisa Waldvogel.

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.

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: 12

Informal MahJongg: Unsupervised Play

Informal MahJongg play for any level! Groups, individuals, and recent students of MahJongg 101 & 102 looking for a place to come and enjoy playing with people in your community.  This group is unsupervised; basic knowledge of game play required.  No sets are provided, must bring your own. 

Register below | Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

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

 

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.

Game Cafe

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games

Game Cafe

Join us in the Teen Lounge every Tuesday afternoon from 4-5 pm for fun and exciting gaming hangouts! Bring a game from home to share or play one of ours. 

This program is intended for ages 11-17.

If participant is under the age of 16, guardian must remain at library. No drop offs will be permitted. 

Free | No Registration | Questions, call 480-488-2286

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. 

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.

Canasta - Open Play

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games, Hobbies
Event Details:

The card game “Canasta” is a Spanish word that means basket. A very old Card game that has over 20 different versions and is played all over the world; Canasta is facilitated by Lisa Waldvogel.

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.

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: 12

Informal MahJongg: Unsupervised Play

Informal MahJongg play for any level! Groups, individuals, and recent students of MahJongg 101 & 102 looking for a place to come and enjoy playing with people in your community.  This group is unsupervised; basic knowledge of game play required.  No sets are provided, must bring your own. 

Register below | Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

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

 

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.

Game Cafe

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games

Game Cafe

Join us in the Teen Lounge every Tuesday afternoon from 4-5 pm for fun and exciting gaming hangouts! Bring a game from home to share or play one of ours. 

This program is intended for ages 11-17.

If participant is under the age of 16, guardian must remain at library. No drop offs will be permitted. 

Free | No Registration | Questions, call 480-488-2286

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. 

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

PLAY-OOZA

9:30am - 10:30am
Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, STEAM
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Imagination Lab
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, STEAM

PLAY-OOZA

PLAY-OOZA is a dedicated time to play, create and collaborate for preschool age children. Join Miss Dawn for focused fun that supports fine motor and Early Literacy skills through informal learning activities, crafts, and imagination!

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

Free | No Registration Required

Event Details:

August 28th- Play-Doh 

September 11th- Sorting Games 

September 25th- Play-Doh

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.

Canasta - Open Play

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games, Hobbies
Event Details:

The card game “Canasta” is a Spanish word that means basket. A very old Card game that has over 20 different versions and is played all over the world; Canasta is facilitated by Lisa Waldvogel.

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 "School Age Children" group.

Fun Fusion

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, STEAM
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Imagination Lab
Age Group: Youth & Teen, School Age Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, STEAM

Fun Fusion

Join us at the library for planned fun! This time is designed for school-age children to have opportunities to craft, build and create.

This program is intended for 1st through 5th graders and 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. 

 

Event Details:

August 29th- Marble Maze

September 12th- Lego Builders

September 29th- Mystery Craft 

Free | No Registration Required

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.

Puzzle Exchange

All Day
Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Games, Hobbies

Puzzle Exchange

Are you sick of your puzzles at home because you have completed all of them multiple times? Come drop off your gently used puzzles and pick out a new one for free! Leave a puzzle, take a puzzle! Offered on the last Friday of every month. All ages and skill levels encouraged! 

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.

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: 12

Informal MahJongg: Unsupervised Play

Informal MahJongg play for any level! Groups, individuals, and recent students of MahJongg 101 & 102 looking for a place to come and enjoy playing with people in your community.  This group is unsupervised; basic knowledge of game play required.  No sets are provided, must bring your own. 

Register below | Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

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

 

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.

Game Cafe

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games

Game Cafe

Join us in the Teen Lounge every Tuesday afternoon from 4-5 pm for fun and exciting gaming hangouts! Bring a game from home to share or play one of ours. 

This program is intended for ages 11-17.

If participant is under the age of 16, guardian must remain at library. No drop offs will be permitted. 

Free | No Registration | Questions, call 480-488-2286

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. 

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.

Canasta - Open Play

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games, Hobbies
Event Details:

The card game “Canasta” is a Spanish word that means basket. A very old Card game that has over 20 different versions and is played all over the world; Canasta is facilitated by Lisa Waldvogel.

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.

Beginner to Intermediate Bridge

10:00am - 12:00pm
Games
Open
Registration
Payment
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Bridge class topics: Hand evaluation using Goren’s point count system. Opening bids of 1 of a minor, 1 of a major, 1 no trump and responses to these opening bids.

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.

MahJongg 101 - Brain Healthy Fun!

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Games
Open
Registration
Payment
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Coates Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Learn the foundations of how to play this stimulating rummy-like tile game. Fun, challenging, and addictive, it helps to improve memory, decision-making skills and patience.

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.