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All Events at Dusenberry-River on Week 5 Of May (15 events)

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5/24/2013
Friday
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Family
Kids
Science & Nature
Summer Reading

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Animal Diversity

Presented by the International Wildlife Museum.
Meet a representative of each of six different animal groups. Learn the characteristics that define each group and make them unique.

Space is limited. Get your free ticket to this event at the service desk half an hour prior to the program start. Target audience is kids aged 6-12 years old. All other welcome, space permitting.

5/25/2013
Saturday
9:00am
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Community Meeting

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Rose Society of Tucson

Community meeting. This is not a library-sponsored event and is subject to change without notice.

5/25/2013
Saturday
3:30pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Community Meeting

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Meet the Mormons

Community meeting. This is not a library-sponsored event and is subject to change without notice.

5/26/2013
Sunday
1:00pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Community Meeting

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Friendship Force of Tucson

Community meeting. This is not a library-sponsored event and is subject to change without notice.

5/28/2013
Tuesday
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
eBook, Audiobook & Digital Media Help

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Digital Download Drop-in Session

Seeking help with your portable device? Looking for one-on-one help with downloading and transferring a book using your computer? Bring it to the library for demonstrations, questions and hands-on help.

5/28/2013
Tuesday
10:30am - 11:00am
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Kids
Storytime

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Toddler Storytime

Designed for children 18- to 36-months-old. Parents/caregivers and children interact through stories, songs, and rhymes. Stories are kept short to fit the toddlers' short attention spans. Each Toddler storytime is 20 to 30 minutes long.

5/28/2013
Tuesday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Arts & Crafts

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Art in the Afternoon

Presented by the docents of the Tucson Museum of Art, in partnership with Pima County Public Library, join us every 4th Tuesday for monthly illustrated art talks on a variety of topics.

Who Dunnit? How Art Detectives Find Forgeries, Missing and Hidden Art - Discover how a modern Sherlock Holmes of the art world uses new technology and the surprising motivations of art criminals to recover stolen art, determine authenticity, and find what lies beneath a masterpiece.

5/28/2013
Tuesday
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Adults

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Parenting the Young Child

Got kids under age 6? Do you ever wish that they came with an instruction booklet? Come to our six-session parenting class presented by The Parent Connection and learn skills that will lead to less parental stress: discipline that makes sense, understanding young children's behaviors, teaching children to cooperate, and more!

Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Call 321-1500 to register.

5/29/2013
Wednesday
8:30am - 10:00am
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Computer Area
Categories:
Computer Classes



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Introduction to Social Networking: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest

Social networking online is communicating electronically with people who share common interests. There are many methods of social networking online. In this class, we will focus on chatting, blogging, and participating in a social networking community. We will also discuss common sense and safety online.
NOTE: You must have a valid e-mail address to register for these social networking sites; please bring your e-mail address and e-mail password to each session.

Session 3 of 4. Class is limited to seven (7) students. To register, please call 520-594-5345 starting Thursday, May 2nd.

5/29/2013
Wednesday
11:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Kids
Storytime

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Babytime

Designed for babies up to 18 months of age. At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

5/29/2013
Wednesday
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Kids
Storytime

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Babytime

Designed for babies up to 18 months of age. At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

5/30/2013
Thursday
10:30am - 11:10am
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Kids
Storytime

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Preschool Storytime

Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds and their parents or caregivers. Stories are longer than the Toddler Storytime and the activities are more complex. Children must be able to sit still for a longer period of time than during Toddler Storytime. Preschool Storytime is 30 to 45 minutes long.

5/30/2013
Thursday
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Meeting Room
Categories:
Health & Wellness
Summer Reading
Teens

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Nunchaku Skills for Teens

Like martial arts? Ever wanted to learn how to use nunchaku like a martial arts master? A-Long's Kung Fu Academy will be presenting Nunchaku Skills for Teens this summer!

This fun workshop teaches participants various techniques, spins and rotations while increasing your coordination, focus and body mechanics.

Foam nunchaku are provided for classroom use.

Class limited to 20 participants. Registration opens Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at 10am. Call 520-594-5345 to reserve your space!

5/31/2013
Friday
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Family
Kids
Science & Nature
Summer Reading

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Reptiles of Southern Arizona

Presented by Colossal Cave Mountain Park.
Learn about some of the more common and interesting reptiles in Southern Arizona, and how they are often misunderstood. Live animals will be present seasonally.

Space is limited. Arrive early to ensure a seat. Get your free ticket at the service desk 30 minutes prior to program start. This program targets kids aged 5-12. All others welcome, space permitting.

5/31/2013
Friday
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Family
Kids
Reading Buddies

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Read to a Dog

Hey kids! Read to one of the dogs and have fun while improving your reading skills! Therapy dogs love to have books read to them. They never criticize your reading skills and will often lick your hand to show appreciation. They just love to be read to by children.

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