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May 20th, 2017

Intro To 3D Printing

Interested in 3D Printing and don’t know where to start?
May 20th, 2017

S.M.A.R.T Lab

Build, Create or Design with us!
May 20th, 2017

SkyNights StarGazing

An awe-inspiring opportunity to explore the night skies from the summit of Mt. Lemmon uses Arizona's LARGEST dedicated public telescope.
May 20th, 2017 - May 20th, 2017

Stargazing For Everyone

Take A Guided Tour Of The Night Sky and Explore The Universe Through Our Telescopes
May 20th, 2017

Mastering The Tools: Compositiion

Learn the rules for composing photographs and examine how they work in unison with exposure and subject selection to produce visually compelling images.
May 20th, 2017

Wine, Water And Adventure

Combine the spectacular beauty of Red Rock Country and the Verde River with a wine tour of the Alcantara Vineyards.
May 20th, 2017

Bird Walk With Joe Willy

Join Joe Willy on Saturday mornings at 8am here at the Center to experience the joy of birding and meet other birders!
May 20th, 2017

Maricopa Audubon Society Field Trip To Pinal Mountain Area

The Pinal Mountain area could yield more than 100 species in a day of birding.
May 20th, 2017

Prescott Bird Walk At Banning Creek

Don’t own binoculars? Let us know and we will provide you with binoculars to use during the bird walk.
May 20th, 2017

Build It! – 20227

Explore how to solve engineering problems in creative and unique ways.
May 20th, 2017

Starry Night At ERAU

See Jupiter, Clusters, Galaxies and Double Stars.
May 20th, 2017

Monthly Bird Walk At The Riparian Preserve

Monthly public bird walk at the Riparian Preserve.
May 20th, 2017

Volunteer Presentation Series – “The PBY4-2”

"The PBY4-2" by Bruce DeWald
May 20th, 2017

How Things Fly

Kids age 8 and older (with their parents) learn about air pressure, aircraft stability, and the 4 forces of flight through a series of experiments that the kids build and test (and take home).
May 20th, 2017

New Technologies That Treat Chronic Pain

If you are one of nearly 50 million American adults dealing with chronic or severe pain resulting from injury, the wear and tear of aging, or other causes, you’re invited to learn more about cutting-edge, minimally-invasive treatment options.
May 20th, 2017

Drip Irrigation Design & Installation

Simple things you need to know about designing, installing and maintaining an efficient drip irrigation system.
May 20th, 2017

Prickly Plants Eco-Station At The Overlook

 Discover the spiny and downright hostile, plants are well adapted to our desert environment
May 20th, 2017

Free Locomotive Saturday

LEARN! and have all your steam locomotive questions answered by knowledgeable volunteers at the locomotive no.1673 ramada.
May 20th, 2017

Sounds Of The Night

Learn what those mysterious, sometimes spooky night sounds mean and who makes them.
May 20th, 2017

Agave Builders Club

Have fun building with bricks!
May 20th, 2017

Science Saturday

Children 5-12 with favorite grownup can learn and experiment with STE/AM
May 20th, 2017

Family Fun: Brick Builders

We have thousands of Legos. What will you create?
May 20th, 2017

Mesquite Builders Club

Have fun with other kids building with Lego bricks!
May 20th, 2017

CREATE littleBits Meetup: Space Pirates

Help Captain Jack Sparrow and the crew navigate through the cosmos by creating new technologies in May's littleBits Meetup.
May 20th, 2017

CREATE littleBits Meetup: Transformers

Join us for littleBits meetup in June as we design and prototype technologies that can be used to defend our planet.
May 20th, 2017

Venomous Snake Training

Our Venomous Snake Training Course is a 3-hour long training session led by a PHS staff member and includes a 1.5 hour lecture component.
May 20th, 2017

Snake Day In May!

This family-friendly event is designed to teach the general public about not only the cool-ness of snakes, but also why they are beneficial, the kind of diversity we can see in the world, local (native) snakes, and even interact with some of the snakes found in the pet industry.
May 20th, 2017

Family Science: Amazing Arthropods

Join Willow Bend and Northern Arizona University’s Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research for a creepy, crawly and super exciting Amazing Arthropod event.
May 20th, 2017

FREE Library Talk – Heat Proofing Your Garden – Murphy-Wilmot

Proven techniques to help all your plants survive the 100+ degree temperatures.
May 20th, 2017

FREE Library Talk – Heat Proofing Your Garden – Quincie Douglas

Proven techniques to help all your plants survive the 100+ degree temperatures.
May 20th, 2017

FREE Library Talk – Dirt-Free Food! – Main Library

What are the soil-free gardening techniques of Hydroponics and Aquaponics all about?
May 20th, 2017

ZooLittles Preschool Program

Come play in the dirt with us!
May 20th, 2017

Java With Joel

Join Councilmember Navarro for a talk about opiod addictions and their effects on Tempe
May 20th, 2017

Water Conservation Workshop: Organic Gardening And Composting

The City of Tempe offers free landscape workshops twice a year, in the spring and fall.
May 20th, 2017

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You?

Join Dr. James Swain for an interactive seminar on weight loss surgery options.
May 20th, 2017

Educator Workshop: Using Primary Source Documents To Understand Wildlife Management

Join the Arizona Game and Fish Department as we provide a brief history of wildlife conservation in North America and explore unique ways to bring this story to your students.
May 20th, 2017

London Bridge Amateur Radio License Class – Room A

License instruction for obtaining a amateur radio license.
May 20th, 2017

Lego Family Fun At The Library

Lego Family Fun at the Library 2017!
May 20th, 2017

Ask A Master Gardener

Master Gardener volunteers from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension in Maricopa County will be available to answer your desert gardening questions, including but not limited to plant selection, irrigation, fertilization, pruning techniques, pest management and problem diagnosis.
May 20th, 2017

Treasures 4 Teachers: Ready For Summer STEM Activities

Build a solar powered STEM kit and develop fun STEM activities for your students to take home and work with over the summer.
May 20th, 2017

CREATEudino

In this course, guests will be introduced to the world of Arduino and microcontrollers; a world where we control our surroundings through code and sensors.
May 20th, 2017

Dream Big

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theaters that will transform how we think about engineering.
May 20th, 2017

Dream Big

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theaters that will transform how we think about engineering.
May 20th, 2017

Star Party At Homolovi State Park

Native peoples have been marveling at the stars at Homolovi for centuries.
May 20th, 2017

Pima County Master Gardener Presentation: Heat-Proofing Your Garden

Representatives from The University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension will discuss proven techniques to help all your plants survive the 100+ degree temperatures.
May 20th, 2017

LEGO Club

Come explore your creative side at the library with LEGO.
May 20th, 2017

Drip Irrigation Design & Installation

Simple things you need to know about designing, installing and maintaining an efficient drip irrigation system.
May 20th, 2017

Mobile Photography

Local artist Jaime Glasser will teach everyone how to take fabulous photographs using iPads and edit them like a professional with apps.
May 20th, 2017

Tortuga Talk

No, tortoises don't talk. If they could, they'd have plenty to talk about!
May 20th, 2017

Lunch With The Critters -Estrella Park

It’s lunch time for the critters at the nature center!
May 20th, 2017

Trailwork Volunteer Day

Trail volunteers provide a much-needed source of labor to assist Park Staff with trail repair and enhancements.
May 20th, 2017

All About Scorpions

How dangerous are scorpions?
May 20th, 2017

Nature Documentary: The Wild West High Noon

Beat the midday heat by joining us in the Nature Center classroom for a showing of the National Geographic nature documentary, The Wild West - High Noon, to learn about some of the world’s toughest desert animals, found right here in our Sonoran Desert!
May 20th, 2017

Stargazing For Everyone

Enjoy a night under the stars!
May 20th, 2017

Master Gardener Presentation: Dirt-Free Food

What are the soil-free gardening techniques of Hydroponics and Aquaponics all about?
May 20th, 2017

Microsoft Word—Basic Editing

In this course you will learn how to insert, bold, delete and change the font size in your Word documents.
May 20th, 2017

Maker Days: All About Minecraft

Maker Days is a VERTEX program, where CPL intersects with STEAM and Makerspace!
May 20th, 2017

Pima County Master Gardener Presentation: Heat-Proofing Your Garden

Representatives from The University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension will discuss proven techniques to help all your plants survive the 100+ degree temperatures.
May 20th, 2017

Google Maps

Google Maps is an exciting way to use digital maps to tour our town and even the world.
May 20th, 2017

Basic Soldering 101

Learn how to use solder and soldering guns to fix electronics and/or make jewelry, etc.
May 20th, 2017

Fun Van by First Things First

A two hour class for parents or caregivers and their children ages 0-5 including play, stories, crafts, interaction, and positive parenting practices.
May 20th, 2017

Express Yourself: Animal Planters

Green up you life with an adorable animal planter!
May 20th, 2017

Songs in Progress Workshop

Meet one-on-one with Arizona Songwriters Association members, Jon Iger and Randy Brown, to get constructive feedback on your song, finished or not, BEFORE you go into the studio!
May 20th, 2017

​Sharks vs. Dinosaurs: Biggest Predators Now And Then Event

Don’t miss Sharks vs. Dinosaurs as we explore the worlds of the two biggest predators that have roamed the earth.
May 20th, 2017 - May 20th, 2017

Cool Summer Nights: Celestial Celebration

Beat the Arizona heat and enjoy a family-friendly outing during our popular Cool Summer Nights.
June 9th, 2017

PVPL Kids Code Club

Coding is all about creating instructions and information for computers using a language they can understand.
June 15th, 2017

PVPL Teen Code Club

Have you ever thought about what it takes to make your favorite video game, website, or app?
June 16th, 2017

Virtual Reality Experiences

Try out the library's virtual reality devices.
June 20th, 2017

Teen Event – Escape Room

Teens will solve puzzles to escape the room! How fast can you get out?
August 15th, 2017

Gangplank Avondale Hacknight

Join us for Hacknight every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm at Gangplank Avondale.