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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.

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 Painter's Palette - Open Paint

9:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Mental Well-Being
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Mental Well-Being
Event Details:

Picasso, van Gogh, Michelangelo and YOU! No matter what medium you prefer to create with, all are welcome to join The Painters Palette! Open to all, this gathering is the time to let your creative juices flow.

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

PLAY-OOZA

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

June 26th 9:30-10:30 AM- Building PLAY-OOZA

July 10th 9:30-10:30 AM- Play-Doh PLAY-OOZA

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
Arts & Crafts, Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, Hobbies
Event Details:

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.

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.

Craft 'N Chat

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
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.

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 Painter's Palette

9:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Picasso, van Gogh, Michelangelo and YOU! No matter what medium you prefer to create with, all are welcome to join The Painters Palette! Open to all, this gathering is the time to let your creative juices flow.

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.

Craft 'N Chat

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
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.

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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Card Making for Kids

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, School Age Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Local Creative Memories Independent Advisor Dena Varnam is leading this card making class for youth ages 8-12. Each participant will create six cards to take home. All supplies are provided.

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.

The Painter's Palette

9:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Picasso, van Gogh, Michelangelo and YOU! No matter what medium you prefer to create with, all are welcome to join The Painters Palette! Open to all, this gathering is the time to let your creative juices flow.

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 "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: Youth & Teen, 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:

July 10th 9:30-10:30 AM- Play-Doh PLAY-OOZA

July 24th 9:30-10:30 AM- Shark Week PLAY-OOZA

 

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 "Youth & Teen" group.
This event is in the "School Age Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

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 11th 1:00-2:00 PM- STEAM with Ozobots!

July 24th 1;00-2:00 PM- 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 "Adults" group.

Craft 'N Chat

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
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.

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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Pages to Paintbrushes: Art Adventures with Beloved Storybook Characters

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Reading & Literacy, Education
Registration
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, School Age Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Reading & Literacy, Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Our favorite characters will come to life in this fun-filled storybook adventure! We will be using beloved children’s books as inspiration for beautiful art projects.

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.

The Painter's Palette

9:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Picasso, van Gogh, Michelangelo and YOU! No matter what medium you prefer to create with, all are welcome to join The Painters Palette! Open to all, this gathering is the time to let your creative juices flow.

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 "Teens" group.

Manga & Anime Fest

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Reading & Literacy, Games, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Reading & Literacy, Games, Hobbies
Event Details:

Calling all manga and anime loving teens! Come to the library to meet others who share your passion for Japanese art and storytelling.

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.

Craft 'N Chat

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
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.

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 Painter's Palette

9:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Picasso, van Gogh, Michelangelo and YOU! No matter what medium you prefer to create with, all are welcome to join The Painters Palette! Open to all, this gathering is the time to let your creative juices flow.

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.

PLAY-OOZA

9:30am - 10:30am
Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, STEAM
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Imagination Lab
Age Group: Youth & Teen, Preschool
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:

July 24th 9:30-10:30 AM- Shark Week PLAY-OOZA

This event is in the "Youth & Teen" group.
This event is in the "School Age Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

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 "Youth & Teen" group.
This event is in the "School Age Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

The Baby-Sitters Club Party

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Reading & Literacy, Book Club
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Imagination Lab
Age Group: Youth & Teen, School Age Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Reading & Literacy, Book Club
Event Details:

Are you a fan of The Baby-Sitters Club series? Come celebrate this great series with other fans. We'll discuss favorite characters, do a craft and enjoy a treat. Best of all, there are giveaways! 

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. 

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.

Craft 'N Chat

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Jones Room
Age Group: Adults
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.

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 Painter's Palette

9:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Picasso, van Gogh, Michelangelo and YOU! No matter what medium you prefer to create with, all are welcome to join The Painters Palette! Open to all, this gathering is the time to let your creative juices flow.

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 "Teens" group.

Teen Crafternoon

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Youth & Teen, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies

Teen Crafternoon

Calling all teens who enjoy making cool stuff! Crafternoon is for you! Each session we'll do a simple, but fun make and take project. 

Event Details:

Buttons, buttons and more buttons! Get your backpacks, purses and hoodies ready for fun buttons you get to design and create with images (we have a great supply) or your own art. 

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. 

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.

Craft 'N Chat

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Desert Foothills Library
Room: Arizona Room
Age Group: Adults
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.

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.