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Catapults & Trebuchets

January 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children ages 8 & up are invited to explore how potential energy is stored and harnessed in this medieval era ballistic device. Please register [...]

Family Storytime

January 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Children 2-6 and families are encouraged to join us for a 30 minute storytime featuring music, movement, craft & stories. Siblings are welcome. No [...]

Baby & Toddler Lapsit

January 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 28, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 24, 2020

Geared to children 10 months to 3 years, join us for a fun 25-30 minute romp with music, books, rhymes, and bubbles! No registration [...]

Snowstorm Story & Science

January 31, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Snow is in the forecast for this program! We will read Snowflake Bentley, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, do a science experiment, and create some [...]

Discovery Playdate

February 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discovery playdate is unstructured playtime for children up to age 6. This constructive free play is a great time to socialize with other children. [...]

Family Storytime

February 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Children 2-6 and families are encouraged to join us for a 30 minute storytime featuring music, movement, craft & stories. Siblings are welcome. No [...]

Beginner Spanish for Kids

February 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 3, 2020

Learning Spanish has never been so fun! Children 5 & up are invited to this 5 week series that will feature speaking, reading, writing, [...]

Baby & Toddler Lapsit

February 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 28, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 24, 2020

Geared to children 10 months to 3 years, join us for a fun 25-30 minute romp with music, books, rhymes, and bubbles! No registration [...]

Afterschool Fun: Puzzle Hearts

February 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This afterschool craft will melt your heart—we’re making one-of-a-kind valentine hearts out of puzzle pieces.

Drop-in Program: Rubber Stamp Valentines

February 10, 2020

We’re bringing out the doilies, glue sticks and rubber stamps for this special Valentine making station. Drop in at any time on Monday to [...]

Family Storytime

February 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Children 2-6 and families are encouraged to join us for a 30 minute storytime featuring music, movement, craft & stories. Siblings are welcome. No [...]

Beginner Spanish for Kids

February 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 3, 2020

Learning Spanish has never been so fun! Children 5 & up are invited to this 5 week series that will feature speaking, reading, writing, [...]

LEGO Builders

February 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Build from your imagination! This program for school age children and their siblings is an hour of LEGO building and free play. Kids of [...]

Be Mine Valentine Storytime

February 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Love is in the air! This storytime will be extra special because our special guest, The Valentine Queen will be telling stories and face [...]

Family Storytime

February 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Children 2-6 and families are encouraged to join us for a 30 minute storytime featuring music, movement, craft & stories. Siblings are welcome. No [...]

Beginner Spanish for Kids

February 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 3, 2020

Learning Spanish has never been so fun! Children 5 & up are invited to this 5 week series that will feature speaking, reading, writing, [...]

Frozen Family Fun

February 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Is there a little one in your household who can’t get enough of Anna, Elsa, Olaf and the gang? This event will feature Frozen [...]

Baby & Toddler Lapsit

February 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 28, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 24, 2020

Geared to children 10 months to 3 years, join us for a fun 25-30 minute romp with music, books, rhymes, and bubbles! No registration [...]

Musical Storytime

February 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Music is all around us every day if we open our ears to it. Join us for this special storytime where we will explore [...]

Kid Chefs: Play with your Food

February 24, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We’re breaking all the rules in this fun food adventure! Apples and grapes become racecars, watermelon and blueberries transform into a magic wands, and [...]

Family Storytime

February 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Children 2-6 and families are encouraged to join us for a 30 minute storytime featuring music, movement, craft & stories. Siblings are welcome. No [...]

Beginner Spanish for Kids

February 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 3, 2020

Learning Spanish has never been so fun! Children 5 & up are invited to this 5 week series that will feature speaking, reading, writing, [...]

Baby & Toddler Lapsit

February 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 28, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 24, 2020

Geared to children 10 months to 3 years, join us for a fun 25-30 minute romp with music, books, rhymes, and bubbles! No registration [...]

Let’s Make it! Upcycling for Kids

February 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This the first of a monthly series of maker programs for kids where we turn recycled everyday objects into something new and useful. This [...]

Toddlers and Technology

February 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This information session will focus on the library technology that Desert Foothills Library has to offer: Playaways, Playaway Launchpads, AWE computers, iPads and more. [...]

Read Across America Week

March 1, 2020

March 1-7 is Read Across America Week! This initiative to get kids reading was started by the National Education Association and is happily celebrated [...]

Discovery Playtime

March 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Discovery playtime is unstructured playtime for children up to age 6 at Desert Foothills Library. This constructive free play is a great time to [...]

Family Storytime

March 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Children 2-6 and families are encouraged to join us for a 30 minute storytime featuring music, movement, craft & stories. Siblings are welcome. No [...]

Beginner Spanish for Kids

March 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 3, 2020

Learning Spanish has never been so fun! Children 5 & up are invited to this 5 week series that will feature speaking, reading, writing, [...]

Baby & Toddler Lapsit

March 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 28, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 24, 2020

Geared to children 10 months to 3 years, join us for a fun 25-30 minute romp with music, books, rhymes, and bubbles! No registration [...]

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