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February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: The 2018 Sustainability Solutions Celebration

Organized by GreenBiz 18 Host Partner Arizona State University Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, the fifth annual Sustainability Solutions Celebration brings together audiences from the business and academic worlds to celebrate young innovators, thinkers and designers who have reimagined global challenges to make the world a better home for all of its inhabitants.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Conservation 2.0 is Storytelling

Hear from National Geographic photographer and marine biologist Cristina Mittermeier on the intersection of nature and culture for coastal indigenous communities.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: The Sustainable Development Goals: Mobilizing Action at a Global Scale

The United Nations Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, with more than 13,500 signatories from 170 countries committed to aligning strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and taking actions that advance societal goals.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Creating Successful Partnerships Using Biomimicry Principles

Leading change for a sustainable world is not a solo task. 
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Turning Ambitious Waste Goals into Action

Many companies have ambitious goals to eliminate waste at the end of their product's lives, including ensuring their packaging is recyclable, leveraging their brands to engage consumers, ensuring consumers have access to comprehensive recycling infrastructure, investing in emerging technology to improve recycling, and incorporating PCR into their packaging and products to drive the market for recycled commodities.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Faster, Farther, Together: How the Rise in Pre-Competitive Initiatives is Driving Positive Change

The rise of pre-competitive consortiums addressing sustainability challenges by sector, by industry or by topic are helping companies to do more, better.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: How to Engage Your Investor Relations Team

The financial markets continue to embrace ESG investment strategies, which in turn drive the increasing demand for corporate disclosure of ESG information. 
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Lowering Your Fleet’s Footprint with Renewable Natural Gas

Renewable natural gas (RNG) can be an important alternative to diesel and gasoline for companies looking to lower their carbon footprint and contribute to a healthier environment.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Preparing Your Business for a Circular Economy

Circular Economy is increasingly seen as a key approach to supporting the transition to a sustainable society by enhancing competitiveness and economic growth.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: How to Be a 2° Company in the Eyes of Investors

Take a look inside the growing investor interest in aligning climate and sustainability with risk, the implications for corporate sustainability executives and what you need to do to prepare your company.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Integrating ESG Risks into Enterprise Risk Management

Sustainability risks are, at the end of the day, business risks.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Are You Letting Nature Drop Off Your Priority List?

Markets and businesses are already receiving sustainability information, but is natural capital dropping off priority lists too easily?
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: The Science-based Pathway to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

Achieving the right to declare that your operation is carbon-neutral from a greenhouse gas perspective takes systemic energy efficiency programs across its entire building portfolio, thoughtful investments in clean power contracts and artful negotiations with real estate partners.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Decoding the Logic and Magic of Sustainability: Unlocking the Key to Mainstream Change

Every sustainability strategy requires some key components that make it successful – such as a vision, a roadmap and a clear set of targets.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Purpose-Driven Disclosure and Reporting

Purpose-driven disclosure focuses on how external mainstream corporate reporting influences investors in their resource allocation decisions and practices.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Leveraging Data and Technology to Advance Corporate Citizenship and Competitiveness

What if corporations had an intelligent and automated real-time way to secure large-scale, last mile data on their CSR and Sustainability performance from across geographies?
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Cultivating Change in the Food System, from Farm to Fork

It is estimated that as much as half of all food produced is lost or wasted.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Why Every Company Should Issue a Green Bond

Learn why the corporate sector has increased — in fact, tripled — its participation in green bonds as energy, automotive and even consumer goods and technology companies have looked to this vehicle as a way to finance key sustainability investments, as well as help to integrate the finance and sustainability teams.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: How Climate Resilient is Your Company?

Senior management and boards are facing growing pressures from investors, customers, and regulators to be able to answer this question: what is climate change doing to your organization?
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Advocating for a Clean Economy: Tools and Techniques

This in-depth discussion will address the "why," "what" and "how" of business advocacy for clean economy policies at the state and federal levels.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Successful Strategies for Corporate-NGO Partnership in Amplifying Sustainability Campaigns

High profile initiatives like Science Based Targets, RE100, Champions 12.3, and others rely on a steady drumbeat of news and content to demonstrate momentum, identify leading companies, and recruit new companies. Both
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Developing a Zero Waste Mindset

The EPA estimates 75% of the American waste stream is recyclable, but we only recycle 30% of it.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Integrating Social Impact into Your Business and Culture from Day 1

Companies with a clear sense of purpose and social impact are increasingly attractive to today’s workforce.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Tackling the Protein Challenge

How do we feed 9 billion people enough protein in a way that is healthy, affordable and good for the planet?
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: The Role of the CSO in Advancing CEO Advocacy

We’ve seen a recent cadre of CEO activism movements regarding climate change, human rights, diversity and other hot-button issues.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Using Technology to Enhance Sustainability Engagement in the Supply Chain

Technology has the power to unlock deeper and more meaningful engagement towards sustainability.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Beyond Green Teams – Integrating Sustainability through Corporate Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Successfully integrating sustainability into culture and practice at the corporate workplace requires the commitment of every employee.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Growing Global Regulations for Corporate Non-Financial Reporting

From 2013 to 2016 the amount of mandatory or voluntary regulations that either require or encourage organizations to report sustainability related information more than doubled from 180 to 383 regulations. And the number continues to grow.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Under Pressure – How Will Companies Respond to Demands for Better Reporting on Climate Risk?

We are seeing increased pressure from investors for companies to enhance and standardize their climate risk disclosure to enable more effective pricing of climate risk.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Circular Metrics – Helping Companies Accelerate Their Transition Towards the Circular Economy

WBCSD has launched a project to develop a consensus-based framework for measuring circularity within companies.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Reducing Food Waste – Cost-Effective Solutions to Achieve Environmental and Social Benefits

The U.S. currently wastes 63 million tons, or $218 billion, of food annually, presenting both an urgent problem and a unique opportunity to conserve natural resources, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, alleviate hunger, and create new jobs while simultaneously generating cost savings for businesses and consumers.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Soil Health – A Practical Approach for Achieving SDGs

Farmers and ranchers manage approximately 70% of the land in the United States.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: The B Corp Movement – Tools for Embedding Purpose into Your Organization

There are now over 2,300 Certified B Corps and more than 5,000 benefit corporations around the world.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Connecting with Young Consumers

Consumers are demanding more sustainable products but businesses don't always make buying green easy.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Make Energy Work for You – Leverage Efficiency to Maximize Energy Investments

Is your organization getting the most it can out of the energy it invests in?
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Mobilize and Measure Your Impact

Do you want to create and measure social change on an issue like sustainability—from employee and consumer behavior to social norms?
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: Using Strategic Foresight to Accelerate the Convergence of Sustainability and Corporate Strategy

Profound and accelerating changes such as climate disruption, artificial intelligence, and automation are rapidly transforming the landscape for both business and sustainability.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: We Are Still In – Corporate Leadership for a Clean Energy Future

While our political leadership seems mired in endless debates on the merits of climate science, corporate leaders have, through their actions and commitments, become the new face of American climate leadership. 
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Sustainable Solutions: Collaborating for Climate Change

In today’s political environment, the mantle of climate leadership has been passed to the private sector.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Special Announcement: The Sustainability Solutions Celebration

ASU, with the help of some special guests, previews the Sustainability Solutions Celebration, presented as part of the Sustainability Solutions Festival hosted by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: The Power of Business Advocacy to Accelerate a Clean Economy

How does public policy determine clean economy business outcomes?
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Uncommon Collaboration: Action-Oriented Transparency

Hear how International Paper and Procter & Gamble are driving sustainable change throughout the value chain and beyond – through strategic alignment, cross-functional dialogue and partnerships.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Financing the Energy Transition

According to the International Finance Corporation, the historic global agreement on climate change adopted in Paris helped open up nearly $23 trillion in opportunities for climate-smart investments in emerging markets between now and 2030.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Designing for the Circular Economy

Hear from Steelcase Director of Design Bruce Smith about how to push limits, explore edges, and prototype quickly, and the benefits of applying design thinking to developing sustainable systems.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Customer Obsessed: Customer Demand for Sustainability and Engagement to Maximize Impact

The future of corporate sustainability leadership involves finding ways to engage the public to think and act sustainably.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Creating Shared Value: How Community and Business Benefit Through Collaboration

As demand for bottled water continues to grow, water sources need to be carefully identified, developed, and managed to ensure their sustainability.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Closing the Sustainability–Financial Performance Gap

There is a growing recognition among the mainstream investment community that ESG practices have a significant impact on a company’s financial performance.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: The Right Applications for Solar and Onsite Power Alternatives

Corporate energy buyers are actively purchasing renewables to hedge against future electricity prices and address company wide goals.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: To B or Not to B? Inside the B Corp Movement

A new generation of “benefit corporations” are emerging among both smaller and larger firms.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Why Your Company Needs a Water Replenishment Strategy

Coke recently announced its achievement of 100% water replenishment for its operations.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Aligning Retirement Plans with a Company’s Sustainability and Sustainable Development Commitments

Many companies have made significant Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) commitments and have begun to align key business priorities with specific U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: An Exercise in Creating Science-Based Waste Goals

Businesses manage their waste based on cost, availability of services, and sustainability goals.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Capturing the Business Case for Circularity in Consumer Products

Circular economy principles can be applied at the design phase, in direct operations, in product use and across the entire value chain to improve outcomes for businesses and consumers.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Are You Making an Impact? How to Communicate Progress on Renewables Goals

GreenBiz research shows 84 percent of companies are setting targets to procure renewable electricity — often to meet corporate carbon emissions targets.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Owning Sticky Issues: Publicly Addressing Your Social Sustainability Challenges

We celebrate public announcements to innovate methods and technologies that will reduce greenhouse gases and water use, improve wastewater generation, increase yield, maintain or improve soil health, create economic opportunity, and so on.
February 7th, 2018

The Search: Exploring Unknown Worlds

This show explores discoveries and current research of exoplanets (worlds beyond our Solar System).
February 7th, 2018

University of Arizona Mirror Lab Tour

Have you ever seen a telescope mirror three-stories in diameter?
February 7th, 2018

Undiscovered Worlds

Humans have long imagined exotic and intriguing worlds beyond our solar system.
February 7th, 2018

SkyNights StarGazing Program

An awe-inspiring opportunity to explore the night skies from the summit of Mt. Lemmon uses Arizona's LARGEST dedicated public telescope. 
February 7th, 2018

Coconino Master Gardener Program – Page

The Master Gardener Program is a nation-wide program offered through the Cooperative Extension network for those interested in learning more about the specific gardening and horticulture needs in their geographic areas.
February 7th, 2018

Brain Waves

This three-class series shares the wonders of how children's brains grow and learn. Parents will increase their knowledge of early brain development; the development of emotions and temperament; and strategies to guide and strengthen young children.
February 7th, 2018

Sew Smart Wednesdays

Bring a project or start a project with our friendly group of sewists!
February 7th, 2018

Math Sprouts (8 – 9 Years)

A free and fun way to help struggling 3rd graders develop and strengthen their math skills.
February 7th, 2018

Life-Size Game Creations (12-18 Years)

Learn how to use power tools, paint, sew, and construct. 
February 7th, 2018

More to Explore

Are you curious about how things work?
February 7th, 2018

STEAM Spot

Interactive after school programs that explore the ideas behind STEAM - science, technology, engineering, arts, and math!
February 7th, 2018

Arduino Hacknight

Dan Cervo hosts our monthly basic electronics and microcontrollers meetup night!
February 7th, 2018

Coffee and Code!

The lab is open!
February 7th, 2018

Gangplank Chandler Software Reading Group

We're an open group meeting weekly!
February 7th, 2018

Gangplank Chandler Hacknight 

Day job keeping you away from co-working out of Gangplank during the day?
February 7th, 2018

San Pedro River Bird Walk

The San Pedro River is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors remaining in the western United States.
February 7th, 2018

Liberty Wildlife OPEN

You can take self guided tours through our eco-friendly building, interactive learning lab and our interpretive trail where you will find many birds of prey.
February 7th, 2018

Field Trip: Sweetwater Wetlands

Join Luke Safford for an easy walk through the Sweetwater wetlands to see waterfowl in the hundreds, regular and visiting warblers, and several exciting species hiding in the reeds.
February 7th, 2018

Live & (sort of) On The Loose

A Look at Venomous Reptiles of the Southwest
February 7th, 2018

Family Brain Boost

We are all scientists!
February 7th, 2018

Wee Explore

Enjoy hands-on science experiments, cool demos, bubble time and different activities each week for children ages 3-5.
February 7th, 2018

THINKspot Code Club

Code Club: The magical time of the week when friends get together at their library to learn how to make computers do what they tell them to do. 
February 7th, 2018

3D Printer Training

 During this class, you will learn the guidelines and basics of 3D printing and how to begin using our 3D printers.
February 7th, 2018

Mad Science

Design and carry out experiments to help you learn more about science — the fun way!
February 7th, 2018

Full STEAM Ahead: Kaleidoscopes

Explore light, reflection and refraction while building a kaleidoscope you can keep.
February 7th, 2018

Code Club @ Nanini

Code Club continues at Nanini Library!
February 7th, 2018

STEAM Club: Airplanes and Aeronautics

This month in STEAM Club we will be learning about the history of airplanes, aeronautics, and trajectories.
February 7th, 2018

Exercise Your Mind with Computer Puzzles

Did you know computer coding is easier than you think?
February 7th, 2018

Code Club

You'll be creating games, animations, and even your own website by learning Scratch, HTML, CSS, and Python.
February 7th, 2018

Public Health Nurse Visit

 A public health nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.
February 7th, 2018

Build-n’- Play

This program encourages creativity through building activities with various blocks, connecting toys and more.
February 7th, 2018

Minecraft

Join us for Minecraft at Chandler Sunset Library!
February 7th, 2018

LEGO Club

Builders wanted! Bring your imagination and we will supply the LEGOs!
February 7th, 2018

Build-‘n-Play

This program encourages creativity through building activities with various blocks, connecting toys and more.
February 7th, 2018

S.T.E.A.M. LEGO Lab

Join us each Wednesday afternoon for entertaining and enlightening activities for kids and teens using  S.T.E.A.M.,  Science,  Technology,  Engineering, Art, and Math.
February 7th, 2018

Coder Dojo

What do video games, robots and self-driving cars have in common? Code!
February 7th, 2018

Coder Dojo

What do video games, robots and self-driving cars have in common? Code!
February 7th, 2018

Little Bytes

Think your kids are too young to code?  Think again! 
February 7th, 2018

CoderDojo

What do video games, robots and self–driving cars have in common? Code!
February 7th, 2018

Code Club

Beginning computer coding for Ages 8 & up
February 7th, 2018

Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary Presentation: The Ancient Hohokam Ballgame Of Arizona

This presentation will describe the recorded Hohokam ball courts located within Hohokam villages scattered throughout Arizona, summarize what archaeologists propose they were used for, and discuss how these public structures may relate to what is known about the Mexican rubber ball games, which are still played today.
February 7th, 2018

C.O. Greenfield Star Party

Come look at the stars through high powered telescope and experience the world of virtual reality and 3-D imaging.
February 7th, 2018

Key to Employment for the 21st Century Symposium

The Metropolitan Education Commission's 21st Annual Key to Employment for the 21st Century Symposium brings together high school students from across Pima County with high-tech company and post-secondary education representatives, to learn about career options in the high-tech STEAM fields.
February 7th, 2018

Lub Dub’s Science Hour

Are you fascinated by science and love to perform experiments?
February 7th, 2018

Birds of Tohono Chul

Learn to identify residents and those just passing through, plus information on habits and habitat.
February 7th, 2018

Raptor Free Flight- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Come experience the thrill of free flying birds of prey at the Raptor Free Flight.
February 7th, 2018

Raptor Free Flight- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Come experience the thrill of free flying birds of prey at the Raptor Free Flight.
February 8th, 2018

3D Modeling for Beginners

Learn how to design your own 3D printed masterpiece!
February 14th, 2018

Coder Dojo

What do video games, robots and self-driving cars have in common? Code!
February 17th, 2018

Master Gardener Presentation: Insects in Our Gardens

Many insects are present in our gardens and most are beneficial or cause minimal damage to plants.
February 21st, 2018

Build-n’- Play

This program encourages creativity through building activities with various blocks, connecting toys and more.
February 22nd, 2018

Public Health Nurse Visit

A Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.
March 7th, 2018

Master Gardeners: Container Gardening

See how gardening in raised beds or other containers saves water, keeps away critters, and minimizes strain on your knees and back.
March 10th, 2018

Y-Science for All!

Families are invited to experience STEM fun and games during this FREE community event at the various YMCA locations valleywide!
March 13th, 2018

Block Party

Let's play with LEGO and DUPLO bricks!
April 16th, 2018

How Things Grow Storytime

Spring has sprung!
April 20th, 2018

Minecraft

Play Minecraft for free at the library!
April 28th, 2018

LEGO / Duplo Club

Imagination and creativity encouraged!
May 4th, 2018

Science With A Twist: Trek, Wars and Who II

May the 4th be with us, as we go to a galaxy far far way at this Science With A Twist happening on May's First Friday.  
June 19th, 2018

Science in Music at Kingman Library

Explore Boomwhackers, learn about the science of pitch and develop a musical ear
July 21st, 2018

Stormwater Basics: Preventing Pollution at San Tan Mountain Regional Park

Join us for an informative presentation that will shed light on something that we do not often think about – where our rainwater runoff goes.
August 4th, 2018

Feeding Frenzy! at Cave Creek Regional Park

No fork, knife, or spoon necessary for these cool customers. 
August 8th, 2018

Computer Class – Excel 1 at Agave Library

Learn how to use the basic data-analyzing functions of Microsoft Excel
August 10th, 2018

Patagonia Mountains Overnight Trip

Pre-dinner visits to the Roadside Rest and Paton’s for Gray Hawk, Thick-billed Kingbird, Varied Bunting, and Violet-crowned Hummingbird.
September 8th, 2018

Birds of Estrella at Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Explore the bird life of Estrella Park with special guest guide Joe Ford.
December 19th, 2018

The Arizona Coyotes Present STEM SUMMIT

The Arizona Coyotes are proud to host our second annual STEM Summit on Tuesday, December 19th, 2018.