Chandler Contigo Kickoff Festival

Chandler Contigo Kickoff Festival

In partnership with Fortis Femina, the City of Chandler Diversity, Equity & Inclusion office will be kicking off Contigo, our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

The kickoff event will feature live performances, a DJ, food trucks/booths, cultural merchandise, resources, free activities such as face painting, crafts, and more.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Chandler Contigo
Sep. 17, 2022
5 - 9 p.m.
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Featured Events

Storytime

Reading Wrestlers

Oct. 1 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Luchador Ave Dragon is excited to meet you! He will share and read about Lucha Libre, the traditional Mexican wrestling phenomenon. This drop-in program includes a craft activity, photos, and gifts for kids (while supplies last).

 

Bilingual Storytime

Oct. 3 | 10 - 11 a.m.
Families, bring your children for a bilingual storytime! Our presenter will do read in both English and Spanish for patrons to enjoy.

Chandler Contigo: Preschool Time | Registration Required

Sept. 26 | 10 – 10:45 a.m.
New! Register for this six-week session of Preschool Time that includes stories, songs and interactive play! Appropriate for ages 3-5. Each 45-minute session focuses on parent-child interaction to build school readiness skills, using the themes of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play. Content is the same as the Drop-In Preschool Time.

Registration is required for all six weeks. Children must attend with an adult, and both caregiver and child should be registered. Each session is limited to 75 people.
 

Chandler Contigo: Preschool | Drop-In

Sept. 26 | 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Join us at Preschool Time for stories, songs and interactive play! This is a 45-minute, interactive parent-child program appropriate for ages 3-5 that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build school readiness skills.

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs. To make arrangements for a day care or preschool group please fill out the Tour Request Form.
 

Chandler Contigo: Toddler Time | Drop-in

Oct. 4 | 10 – 10:30 a.m. // Oct. 4 | 11 – 11:30 a.m. // Oct. 11 | 11 – 11:30 a.m.
Join us at for a special Latino-themed Toddler Time with stories, songs and interactive play! This is a 30-minute program appropriate for ages 18-36 months that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build early literacy skills.

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs. To make arrangements for a day care or preschool group please fill out the Tour Request Form.
 

Bilingual Storytime

Oct. 5 | 11 - 11:30 a.m.
New! Broaden your child's horizons through our new Bilingual Storytime for families! Children of all ages can participate in activities, storytelling and fun, all while learning early literacy skills.

Bilingual Storytime is a 30-minute program that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build literacy skills.
 

Chandler Contigo: Baby Time

Oct. 12 | 10 – 10:30 a.m.
Join us at Baby Time for stories, songs and interactive play! This is a 20-minute program appropriate for ages 0-18 months that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build early literacy skills

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs.
 

Chandler Contigo: Preschool Time | Drop-in

Sept. 28 | 9:15 - 10 a.m.  // Oct. 5 | 9:15 - 10 a.m.
 Join us at Preschool Time for stories, songs and interactive play celebrating Latino heritage! This is a 45-minute, interactive parent-child program appropriate for ages 3-5 that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build school readiness skills.

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs. To make arrangements for a day care or preschool group please fill out the Tour Request Form.
 

Chandler Contigo: Preschool Time | Registration

Sept. 28 | 10:15 - 11 a.m. // Oct. 5 | 10:15 – 11 a.m.
New! Register for this six-week session of Preschool Time that includes stories, songs and interactive play! Appropriate for ages 3-5. Each 45-minute session focuses on parent-child interaction to build school readiness skills, using the themes of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play. Content is the same as the Drop-In Preschool Time.

Registration is required for all six weeks. Children must attend with an adult, and both caregiver and child should be registered. Each session is limited to 75 people.
 

Chandler Contigo: Toddler Time

Oct. 3 | 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Drop In. Join us at for a special Latino-themed Toddler Time with stories, songs and interactive play! This is a 30-minute program appropriate for ages 18-36 months that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build early literacy skills.

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs. To make arrangements for a day care or preschool group please fill out the Tour Request Form.
 

Chandler Contigo: Baby Time

Oct. 4 | 9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Join us at Baby Time for stories, songs and interactive play! This is a 20-minute program appropriate for ages 0-18 months that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build early literacy skills.

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs.

 

Chandler Contigo: Toddler Time | Drop-in

Oct. 3 | 9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Join us for a special Latino-themed Toddler Time with stories, songs and interactive play! This is a 30-minute program appropriate for ages 18-36 months that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build early literacy skills.

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs. To make arrangements for a day care or preschool group please fill out the Tour Request Form.
 

Chandler Contigo: Preschool Time | Drop-in

Oct. 4 | 9:15 - 10 a.m.
Join us at Preschool Time for stories, songs and interactive play celebrating Latino heritage! This is a 45-minute, interactive parent-child program appropriate for ages 3-5 that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build school readiness skills.

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs. To make arrangements for a day care or preschool group please fill out the Tour Request Form.


Chandler Contigo: Preschool Time | Registration

Oct. 4 | 10:15 - 11 a.m.
New! Register for this six-week session of Preschool Time that includes stories, songs and interactive play! Appropriate for ages 3-5. Each 45-minute session focuses on parent-child interaction to build school readiness skills, using the themes of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play. Content is the same as the Drop-In Preschool Time.

Registration is required for all six weeks. Children must attend with an adult, and both caregiver and child should be registered. Each session is limited to 75 people.


Chandler Contigo: Family Time

Oct. 4 | 6 - 6:30 p.m.

Join us at Family Time for stories, songs, and interactive play! This is a 30 minute program appropriate for all ages that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build literacy skills. 

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs. To make arrangements for a day care or preschool group please fill out the Tour Request Form.
 

Chandler Contigo: Baby Time

Oct. 5 | 9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Join us at Baby Time for stories, songs and interactive play! This is a 20-minute program appropriate for ages 0-18 months that uses the elements of Sing, Read, Talk, Write, and Play to build early literacy skills

Please note, for quality customer experience, each library branch will limit capacity based on type of Storytime and facility needs.

 

Hands-on Activities

STEAM Club

STEAM Club

Join us for a special Latino heritage-themed STEAM Club as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math through hands-on activities.

Oct. 4 | 4 p.m. | Sunset Library
Oct. 12 | 4:30 p.m. | Downtown Library

STEAM Jr. 

Discover simple STEAM concepts through interactive learning centers. Ages 2-5.

Oct. 6 | 1:30 p.m. | Downtown Library

Travel Tuesdays

Let's Travel

Travel on Tuesday with a digital safari and ending on a scavenger hunt or craft related to a Latin American country.

Oct. 11 | 3:30 p.m. | Downtown Library
Oct. 13 | 3:30 p.m. | Basha Library

Crafts

Get Crafty

Latino-inspired crafts for all ages.

Papel Picado | Ages: up to 5
Oct. 6 | 10 a.m. | Downtown Library

DIY Mini Piñatas for Teens
Oct. 6 | 3 p.m. | Sunset Library

Sugar Skull Earrings | Teens & Adults
Oct. 11 | 6 p.m. | Basha Library

Latin American Crafts | Tweens (9-12)
Oct. 13 | 10 a.m. | Downtown Library

Get Creative with the Crafty Chica!
Teens & Adults
Oct. 15 | 2 p.m. | Downtown Library

Movies