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Business Counseling with SCORE

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Glendale Main Library
Creative Space
Free business counseling from SCORE (Counselors for America’s Small Business). SCORE can advise on all areas of business, from start-up information to marketing and accounting concerns. Call 602-745-7250 for more information and to make an appointment.
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ExpressYourself: Crocheting and Knitting!

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Velma Teague Branch Library
VTL Meeting Room
The Get Hooked on Crocheting group has joined forces with certified instructor Kathy Shough’s Knit Wit group! The two groups meet the first Saturday of each month to learn new stitches, review past lessons, share techniques, or work on personal projects. This group is open to the general public. Call 623-930-3440 for questions and/or special accommodations.
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It's the Greatest Time of the Year :My Kids in Sign Performance

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Glendale Main Library
Auditorium
It's the Greatest Time of the Year! Begin your holiday season with this great musical experience, guaranteed to put you in the mood to celebrate. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this special performance including sign language and song.
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Flutasia: Holiday Concert

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Foothills Branch Library
Roadrunner Room
Get in the holiday spirit at this festive and relaxing performance featuring classical and contemporary favorites for all ages.  Performed by flutists Karen Thomasson, Rebekah Lowe, Emily Bean and Tana Welker.  

All events at the Glendale Public Library are public, and participants may be photographed by the media and or City staff for future print and/or online publication.


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PAWS to Read

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Glendale Main Library
Storytime Room
Wizardo is a great dog who loves books! He would love to have you read to him. This program is for readers aged 5-18. Sign up for your 15-minute session beginning November 26. Call 623-930-3537 to register.
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Digital Help Spot

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Glendale Main Library
Creative Space
Want to learn how to get free downloadable books, audiobooks and more from your library? Bring your smartphone, tablet or eReader with you and join Digital Librarian, Marlene Jacobson at the Digital Help Spot.
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ESL Level B

1:10 PM - 2:25 PM
Velma Teague Branch Library
VTL Meeting Room
You must pre-register on August 3, 2016 for this class.
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ESL Level A

2:40 PM - 3:55 PM
Velma Teague Branch Library
VTL Meeting Room
You must pre-register on August 3, 2016 for this class.
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Express Yourself: Polar Bear Holiday Craft

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Foothills Branch Library
Hummingbird Room
Get in the holiday spirit by making one of these fantastic polar bear creations! All the supplies will be provided you just need to bring yourself! Registration is required and will start on November 28. For kids between the ages of 5 and 9.

This project is supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. All events at the Glendale Public Library are public, and participants may be photographed by the media and or City staff for future print and/or online publication.
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Teen Library Council!

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Glendale Main Library
Storytime Room
Earn volunteer service hours, have fun, and meet new people, all while helping us make the library a better place for teens. Kearsten and Ray want YOU to help us select books and music for the library's teen collection and to participate in the planning and presentation of library events. Ages 12-18.
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Gingerbread Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glendale Main Library
Storytime Room
Once again, a combined story time on Tuesday morning to celebrate stories of the season. A short and easy craft will be included in this 45 minute program designed for our younger patrons, ages 2-6. Younger children are of course welcomed when accompanied by an adult.
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Play and Learn

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Velma Teague Branch Library
VTL Meeting Room
Come play! Children (0-5) and their caregivers are invited to this sample class presented by CPLC Parenting Arizona and First Things First. Play with a parachute, sing songs, and hear a story. Participants will receive a free snack and book!
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Baby Rhyme and Playtime

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Foothills Branch Library
Roadrunner Room
An early literacy program for parent/caregiver and baby, newborn to 18 months. This weekly program includes stories, rhymes, songs and movement with time to engage in guided play and visiting.
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Glendale Code Club!

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Glendale Main Library
Want to learn to code? Looking to improve your skills? If you're between the ages of 10-18, register each week to reserve your spot at this weekly coding club!
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Glendale Game Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Glendale Main Library
Large Meeting Room
Hang out, mess around, and geek out using any number of games you can download on to our library tablets. This on-going, once a week program, held in our Large Meeting Room, is for gamers ages 10-18 who like to geek out.
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Adult Literacy

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Velma Teague Branch Library
Velma Teague Library General Area

It is never too late to either learn how to read or improve your reading skills.  Beginning on October 11, 2016, classes will be taught by certified English teacher, Bill Barber, each Tuesday from 4 to 6 PM.  These sessions will be free and open to the general public.  

For additional information or questions, please call 623-930-3440. 

 

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Velma Teague Code Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Velma Teague Branch Library
VTL Meeting Room
Have you ever wanted to learn about coding? Ever wanted to design your own game? Ready for a fun, engaging experience? Children and teens ages 10 to 18, come Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 for a fun coding experience! From November 1st to December 6th, come code at Velma Teague's Code Club.  

All events at the Glendale Public Library are public, and participants may be photographed by the media and or City staff for future print and/or online publication.


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Adult Coloring Club

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Foothills Branch Library
Hummingbird Room
Adults coloring? Absolutely! Become part of this popular trend in stress relief. Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided, but feel free to bring your own art supplies, too.

This program is part of our Express Yourself series, supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  

All events at the Glendale Public Library are public, and participants may be photographed by the media and or City staff for future print and/or online publication.


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Familytime

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Foothills Branch Library
FBL Storytime Room
A traditional storytime with stories, fingerplays, songs and more. Children of all ages are welcome to attend but those under three must be accompanied by an adult. Call 623-930-3837 for more information.
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Gingerbread Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Glendale Main Library
Storytime Room
A story time  to celebrate stories of the season. A short and easy craft will be included in this 45 minute program designed for our younger patrons, ages 2-6. Younger children are of course welcomed when accompanied by an adult.  
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Toddlertime

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Foothills Branch Library
FBL Storytime Room
Planned for children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/caregiver. Features simple books, fingerplays and movement. 20 minutes. No registration necessary.
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Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Foothills Branch Library
FBL Storytime Room
Traditional story program directed toward ages 3 to 6, featuring stories, fingerplays, songs and reading activities. 30 minutes. No registration. Call 623-930-3837 for more information.
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ESL Level B

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Velma Teague Branch Library
VTL Meeting Room
You must pre-register for this program on August 3, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m.
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Digital Help Spot

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Glendale Main Library
Creative Space
Want to learn how to get free downloadable books, audiobooks and more from your library? Bring your smartphone, tablet or eReader with you and join Digital Librarian, Marlene Jacobson at the Digital Help Spot.
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Registration is closed

ESL Level A

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Velma Teague Branch Library
VTL Meeting Room
You must pre-register for this program on August 3, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m.
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