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September 2nd, 2017

Nature Discovery Programs: 12th Annual Woodland Wildlife Festival

Interactive booths and displays with lots of live wildlife, demonstrations, and exhibits.
September 2nd, 2017

ZooLittles Preschool Program

Come play in the dirt with us!
September 2nd, 2017

“Nature’s Calling” Children’s Hour

Come explore the nature of Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area every week on this fun activity sponsored by the US Forest Service.
September 2nd, 2017

USFS Summer Interpretive Programs: Children’s Program – Wildlife Detectives

Ranger-led programs provided by the US Forest Service at Fool Hollow Lake State Recreation Area.
September 2nd, 2017

USFS Summer Interpretive Programs: Fall Colors In The White Mountains

Ranger-led programs provided by the US Forest Service at Fool Hollow Lake State Recreation Area.
September 2nd, 2017

Cool Summer Nights: Happy Birthday Desert Museum

Beat the Arizona heat and enjoy a family-friendly outing during our popular Cool Summer Nights.
September 2nd, 2017

Magic Tree House Space Mission

In Magic Tree House® Space Mission, a mysterious “M” sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more.
September 2nd, 2017

Mysteries Of The Unseen World

Visually stunning and rooted in cutting-edge research, Mysteries of the Unseen World will leave audiences in thrall as they begin to understand the enormity of the world they can’t see—a world that exists all around us at speeds or scales that we can’t detect.
September 2nd, 2017

We Are Stars

A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us – we are made of stars!
September 2nd, 2017

Asteroid Mission Extreme

This fulldome planetarium show about asteroids explores how they can tell us more about the origins of our solar system, how they could provide stepping-stones for human space exploration, and how they can pose a potential danger to life on Earth. There is so much to learn about asteroids in this visually stunning fulldome planetarium show from National Geographic. If you want to see asteroids as if you just landed on one, this is the show for you! Plus, each screening will include a “Live” planetarium show about the NASA’s OSIRIS-REX mission to return a sample from an asteroid! The University of Arizona is leading the first NASA mission that will fly to an asteroid and return to Earth with a pristine sample.
September 2nd, 2017

Phantom Of The Universe

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System!
September 2nd, 2017

Hummingbird Banding At The San Pedro House

Up to 10 species of hummingbirds use the green corridor of the San Pedro River as a freeway between their tropical winter retreats and their northern nesting grounds.
September 2nd, 2017

Connecting Plants & People

Discover the edible and useful plants of the Sonoran Desert.
September 2nd, 2017


Nature lovers, shutterbugs and bug lovers will get an in-depth glimpse of some of the most engaging creatures in the Sonoran Desert, butterflies!
September 2nd, 2017

Stories In The Garden For Children

Traditional and original stories about the desert and its creatures in the Children’s Ramada.
September 2nd, 2017

Flashlight Tours

Whether it is date night or family-night out, come explore the Desert Botanical Garden in a whole new way.
September 2nd, 2017

San Pedro River Walks

The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States.
September 2nd, 2017


All you need to bring is your imagination, creativity and engineering skills - we'll supply the blocks. 
September 2nd, 2017

Guided Dragonfly Walk At Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Odonate excursions at Boyce Thompson Arboretum are a guide-interpreted walking tour to Ayer Lake and garden water features -- a chance to learn about these beautiful, fascinating insect predators.
September 2nd, 2017

Paradise Valley High School Football Fundraiser

This is a special event for Paradise Valley High School students, football players, fans, and their families to come visit our sanctuary and see some amazing animals!
September 2nd, 2017

Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in the preserve and surrounding national forest at Ramsey Canyon Preserve.
September 2nd, 2017

Code Club

Do you want to learn how to code?
September 2nd, 2017

Model Airplane Make N Take

For children 5 years and older and their adult companions, this program introduces students to the hobby of model building and the math and historical research used to build accurate scale models.
September 2nd, 2017

Plant Selection: Right Plant, Right Place

Choosing plants that are just right for your yard is the key to landscaping in the desert.
September 2nd, 2017

Prescott Photography Group: Photographing Arizona’s Wildlife: When, Where and How

Bruce Taubert will share 35 years of his images from all over the State of Arizona.
September 2nd, 2017

Garden Talks: Pima County Master Gardener Presentation – Herbs

Herb gardening is easy and rewarding here in the Tucson desert.
September 2nd, 2017


Hey kids, do you love building things with LEGOs?
September 2nd, 2017


Did you know a rocket can be a missile, spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle that obtains thrust from a rocket engine?
September 2nd, 2017

Science Saturday ~ Edible Optics

Join us the first Saturday of each month for a free science program!
September 2nd, 2017

S.M.A.R.T Lab

Build, Create or Design with us!
September 2nd, 2017

Agave Builders Club

Have fun building with bricks!
September 2nd, 2017

Device Advice

Need some hands-on assistance accessing all the great downloadable materials and online resources available through the Phoenix Public Library?
September 2nd, 2017

Family Fun: Brick Builders

We have thousands of LEGOs.
September 2nd, 2017

Saturday Kids @Ocotillo: STEAMtime

Join us every Saturday for fun and learning activities!
September 5th, 2017

Gangplank Avondale Hacknight

Join us for Hacknight every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm at Gangplank Avondale.
September 12th, 2017

Gangplank Avondale Hacknight

Join us for Hacknight every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm at Gangplank Avondale.
September 18th, 2017

SWES Colloquium Series – “The Wild, Wild WEST”

Dr. Chuck Gerba and Dr. Ian Pepper will present "The Wild, Wild WEST"
September 19th, 2017

Gangplank Avondale Hacknight

Join us for Hacknight every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm at Gangplank Avondale.
September 23rd, 2017

Coder Dojo

What do video games, robots and self-driving cars have one thing in common? Code!
September 26th, 2017

Gangplank Avondale Hacknight

Join us for Hacknight every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm at Gangplank Avondale.
September 26th, 2017

Email for Gmail Users

This class will show you what your Gmail account can do for you.
October 3rd, 2017

Fifty Forward: Virtual Reality

Continue to explore the realms of virtual reality.
October 6th, 2017

From the Amazon to Arizona: Geography of America’s Wide Empty Spaces

“From the Amazon to Arizona: Geography of America's Wide Empty Spaces” presented by Francois - Michel Le Tourneau.
October 14th, 2017

Soap Making at the Fort Lowell Museum

 Discover the history of soap as you make your own.
October 18th, 2017

Mad Science

Design and carry out experiments to help you learn more about science — the fun way!
October 19th, 2017

Introducción al Excel

Aprenderá lo básico de Excel y aprenderá como crear una presentación. 
October 28th, 2017

Device Advice

Need some hands-on assistance accessing all the great downloadable materials and online resources available through the Phoenix Public Library?
November 12th, 2017

Intro to Woodworking

In this introductory workshop guests will learn the fundamentals of woodworking and how to safely operate the core woodshop tools.
December 2nd, 2017

Liberty Wildlife “Biomimicry and Batesian Mimicry”

You can take self guided tours through our eco-friendly building, interactive learning lab and our interpretitve trail where you will find many birds of prey
December 6th, 2017

Create Club

Join us for snacks, board games, Minecraft, and a different activity every week, such as robots, button making, paper airplanes, and art!
December 8th, 2017


Play Minecraft for free on the Library's laptops!
December 11th, 2017

Birds of Tohono Chul

Learn to identify residents and those just passing through, plus information on habits and habitat.
December 29th, 2017

PVPL Kids Code Club

Coding is all about creating instructions and information for computers using a language they can understand.
December 30th, 2017

3D Printer – Building w/Zack

Join Teen Librarian, Zack, in building the library's 3D printer. 
January 13th, 2018


Come explore your creative side at the library with LEGO.
January 25th, 2018

Create Thursday (12-18 Years)

Tap into your creative side by helping staff design posters to highlight our monthly book displays, develop fun Arduino activities with our very own Arduino circuitry kit, or design cool templates to print your own t-shirt with our own t-shirt screen printers!
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: 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 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


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.