Library’s Calendar of Events - April , 2014
COMPUTER BASICS offered from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive. A basic computer class with no experience required. Students are taught how to use the mouse, keyboard, and internet search. The class will also create a document using text insertion, deleting, formatting, saving and printing. Registration is required for all classes at the Reference Desk, 972-681-0465.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8 (Main only), 15, 22 & 29 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 3 to 5 years.

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EVENING STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 7:00 p.m. For all ages.

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COMPUTER BASICS offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Mesquite Public Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive. A basic computer class with no experience required. Students are taught how to use the mouse and the basics of what makes up a computer. Registration is not required. SEATING AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS. For more information, call 972-216-6220.

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INFANT LAPSIT STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 9:30 a.m. There will be songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 6 months to 1 year.

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THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 10:30 a.m. There will be age appropriate songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 1 to 2 years.

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TODDLER TIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every Thursday on April 3, 10 (Main only), 17 & 24 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 2 to 3 years.

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THRILLING THURDAYS - GAMES & GAB at the Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive on Thursday, April 3 at 4:00 p.m. Play games and talk with your friends or make new ones!

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Patrons of the Mesquite Public Library are invited to join the BOOK CLUB. Each Month the Club will read a different book and then meet to discuss it. The Club will meet the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive. The next meeting is Thursday, April 3. The featured book is THE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB by Will Schwalbe. For more information call the Main Library at 972-216-6220.

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LEGO CLUB at the Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every other Saturday on April 5 and 19 at 3:00 p.m. For more information call 972-681-0465.

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AARP will provide free tax assistance for all citizens on a first come, first served basis. Volunteers to assist will be available during the months February, March and April. They will begin in February on the 3, 10, 17 & 24 on MONDAYS ONLY at the Mesquite Public Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The AARP will continue to be available on Mondays only during the months of March on 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 and April 7 & 14. Interested individuals should bring your photo ID, social security card or other documentation for taxpayer and dependents, W-2’s, last year’s tax return and all other pertinent paperwork. (W-2 forms, 1099 forms, etc.). Please note that taxpayers with complex tax returns will be advised to seek professional assistance.

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MICROSOFT WORD class offered from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive. The class will offer Word basics, text formatting, copying, pasting, printing and saving a document. Students will also learn to navigate the web and copy text and pictures into the Word document. Registration is required for all classes at the Reference Desk, 972-681-0465.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8 (Main only), 15, 22 & 29 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 3 to 5 years.

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EVENING STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 7:00 p.m. For all ages.

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MICROSOFT WORD 2010 BASICS offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Mesquite Public Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive. Basic mouse skills needed. Students will select & modify text, cut & paste text, open, save & print a document and more. Registration is not required. SEATING AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS. For more information, call 972-216-6220.

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INFANT LAPSIT STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 9:30 a.m. There will be songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 6 months to 1 year.

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THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 10:30 a.m. There will be age appropriate songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 1 to 2 years.

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TODDLER TIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every Thursday on April 3, 10 (Main only), 17 & 24 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 2 to 3 years.

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The Mesquite Public Library System is celebrating National Library Week, April 13-19. In honor of this special week, the Mesquite Main Library, 300 West Grubb Drive, will host a family program on Monday, April 14, 6:30 p.m., featuring Critterman. Critterman will bring some native Texas neighbors with him to introduce to the audience, including a tarantula, a giant toad, a prairie dog, an American alligator and a kingsnake.

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AARP will provide free tax assistance for all citizens on a first come, first served basis. Volunteers to assist will be available during the months February, March and April. They will begin in February on the 3, 10, 17 & 24 on MONDAYS ONLY at the Mesquite Public Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The AARP will continue to be available on Mondays only during the months of March on 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 and April 7 & 14. Interested individuals should bring your photo ID, social security card or other documentation for taxpayer and dependents, W-2’s, last year’s tax return and all other pertinent paperwork. (W-2 forms, 1099 forms, etc.). Please note that taxpayers with complex tax returns will be advised to seek professional assistance.

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MICROSOFT EXCEL offered from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive. Experience with Microsoft Word or attendance to Microsoft Word class is a prerequisite to signing up for the course. Students are taught the basics of Excel spreadsheets, such as entering and editing data, creating and editing math formulas, using preexisting math formulas, and formatting cells, rows and columns. Registration is required for all classes at the Reference Desk, 972-681-0465.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8 (Main only), 15, 22 & 29 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 3 to 5 years.

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EVENING STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 7:00 p.m. For all ages.

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EMAIL FOR BEGINNERS offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Mesquite Public Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive. Mouse skills required. Students establish an email account using Gmail, compose & send a message, read, forward, & delete emails, and become familiar with terminology & email etiquette. Registration is not required. SEATING AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS. For more information, call 972-216-6220.

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INFANT LAPSIT STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 9:30 a.m. There will be songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 6 months to 1 year.

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THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 10:30 a.m. There will be age appropriate songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 1 to 2 years.

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EASTER CRAFT at the Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive on Thursday, April 17 at 4:00 p.m. Craft time is recommended for ages 5 and up, though younger children may join us if accompanied by an adult.

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TODDLER TIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every Thursday on April 3, 10 (Main only), 17 & 24 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 2 to 3 years.

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COME BUILD WITH LEGOS at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 West Grubb Drive on Thursday, February 20, March 20, April 17 and May 15 at 4:30 p.m.

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BOOKS FOR BABIES PROGRAM at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 West Grubb Drive on Thursday, April 17 at 4:00 p.m. This early literacy program is for babies, parents, and grandparents. Experience fun ways to share books and language with infants. Each child will receive a Books for Babies kit including a board book of their very own. The kits will also provide tips for reading to very young children and information on the importance of introducing babies to books. Kits are available in both English and Spanish. Adults will be encouraged to obtain free library cards for themselves and for their little ones.

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EASTER CRAFT at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 West Grubb Drive on Friday, April 18 at 4:00 p.m. Craft time is recommended for ages 5 and up, though younger children may join us if accompanied by an adult.

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LEGO CLUB at the Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every other Saturday on April 5 and 19 at 3:00 p.m. For more information call 972-681-0465.

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RESUMES class offered from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive. The class includes what a resume is about, common mistakes and the first step in writing. Types of resumes, objectives, work history and education sections will be addressed. Students will learn the importance of highlighting your strengths and promoting positive information which will support your objective. Registration is required for all classes at the Reference Desk, 972-681-0465.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8 (Main only), 15, 22 & 29 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 3 to 5 years.

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EVENING STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 7:00 p.m. For all ages.

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MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010 FOR BEGINNERS offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Mesquite Public Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive. This class is offered only every other month. Prerequisite: Experience with Word or attendance to the MS Word 2010 Basics course. Students will enter, edit & format data in a spreadsheet, and create, edit and use pre-existing formulas. Registration is not required. SEATING AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS. For more information, call 972-216-6220.

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THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 10:30 a.m. There will be age appropriate songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 1 to 2 years.

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INFANT LAPSIT STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 9:30 a.m. There will be songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 6 months to 1 year.

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THRILLING THURSDAYS - LIBRARY LAND at the Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive on Thursday, April 24 at 4:00 p.m. A board game where everyone plays and everyone wins!

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The FRIENDS OF THE MESQUITE PUBLIC LIBRARY SPRING BOOK SALE will be held on Thursday, April 24 for MEMBERS ONLY (membership available at the door) from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Opened to the GENERAL PUBLIC on Friday, April 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Mesquite Public Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive. Public is welcome to come browse and buy a bargain. All proceeds benefit the library.

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TODDLER TIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every Thursday on April 3, 10 (Main only), 17 & 24 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 2 to 3 years.

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The FRIENDS OF THE MESQUITE PUBLIC LIBRARY SPRING BOOK SALE will be held on Thursday, April 24 for MEMBERS ONLY (membership available at the door) from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Opened to the GENERAL PUBLIC on Friday, April 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Mesquite Public Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive. Public is welcome to come browse and buy a bargain. All proceeds benefit the library.

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The FRIENDS OF THE MESQUITE PUBLIC LIBRARY SPRING BOOK SALE will be held on Thursday, April 24 for MEMBERS ONLY (membership available at the door) from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Opened to the GENERAL PUBLIC on Friday, April 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Mesquite Public Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive. Public is welcome to come browse and buy a bargain. All proceeds benefit the library.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8 (Main only), 15, 22 & 29 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 3 to 5 years.

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EVENING STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Tuesday on April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 7:00 p.m. For all ages.

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THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 10:30 a.m. There will be age appropriate songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 1 to 2 years.

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INFANT LAPSIT STORYTIME at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive every Wednesday on April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 9:30 a.m. There will be songs, fingerplays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. For ages 6 months to 1 year.

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