Mesa Public Library

May 2015 News

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Ka-pow! Comic books are taking over all four of our libraries Saturday, May 2nd. Get free comics (starting at 10am; while supplies last) courtesy of our friends at Gotham City Comics, Mesa Comics, and Samurai Comics. Enter our costume contest, create your own comic book page, make some superhero crafts, and much, much more! Check our jam-packed events calendar for all the fun!

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Summer Reading is right around the corner. Battle boredom and keep your superpowers sharp by reading 20 minutes a day.

It's a superhero theme this year and we're having a SUPER celebration the last week of May to kick things off! We have all sorts of X-citing events planned.

Summer reading is for everyone. You can sign up in a flash for the Summer Reading program as early as May 1st:

Come on, get 'appy

Download the FREE Mesa Public Library App - find books and more, access your account, and check out our events on the go. It's like having the library in your pocket!

HOTspot Digital Help Desk: Extended Hours

Since we started The HotSpot, our digital help desk, we've helped over 800 people learn how to get free ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, music, and more from the library. We'd love to help you, too! We've added additional HOTspot hours and locations:

Main Library

Mondays | 2 - 4pm

Tuesdays | 11am - 1pm

Thursdays | 11am - 1pm

Dobson Ranch

Wednesdays | 2 - 4pm

THINKspot @ Red Mountain

Tuesdays | 10am - 12pm

Thursdays | 2 - 3:30pm

Do You Like Stuff? We Like Stuff.

Do you know about all the special things you can check out at the library? Sure we have books galore, but you can also borrow croquet sets, cake pans, and more from our Stuff-brary. Check out our stuff!

Happy 4th Anniversary, MEL!

My, how time flies - the Mesa Express Library (MEL) is celebrating four fabulous years!

We're marking the occasion with an all day open house, Tuesday, May 19th. Like any good party, we'll have games, treats, and prizes throughout the day. Bring the family and see what's new.

Mesa Express Library | 2055 S. Power Rd., Suite 1031 | Power Square Mall, Entrance 5

May Featured Events

Arizona Family Law: Divorce @ Dobson Ranch*

Tuesday, May 5th, 6-8pm

2425 S Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ

Local attorneys will teach you about the process of divorce, establishing custody, and determining child support. Registration required.

AAA Permit Prep Challenge @ Red Mountain*

Wednesday, May 13th, 6-7:30pm

635 N Power Rd

Mesa, AZ

Critical information teens need to know before they take the wheel. For teens and parents. Registration required.

Downtown DIY: Hombrewing @ Main

Thursday, May 28th, 6:30-7:45pm

64 E Main St

Mesa, AZ

Belly up to the bookshelf and learn home brewing basics with speakers from the Arizona Homebrewer's Association.

Middle Ages for Younger Ages @ MEL

Friday, May 29th, 10:30am-12pm

2055 S Power Rd

Mesa, AZ

Hear ye! Hear ye! Dress in costume (if you wish) for crafts and games related to Medieval times.

Mesa Public Library

May Holiday Closures:

All Mesa Public Library Branches will be closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th.


A world of information and ideas within reach of every resident.

With four great branches to serve you!

Main Library

64 E. 1st St., Mesa AZ, 85201

Dobson Ranch Branch

2425 S. Dobson Rd., Mesa AZ 85202

Red Mountain Branch

635 N. Power Rd., Mesa AZ 85205

Mesa Express Library

2055 S. Power Rd. Suite 1031, Mesa, AZ 85209

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