Programs for Adults by Location

Programs at Appaloosa Library


Film: Gravity
April 19 at 1:30 pm


Film: Frozen
May 17 at 1:30 pm


Enjoying the Great Arizona Skies
June 16 at 4:00 pm


Film: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
June 21 at 1:30 pm

Programs at Arabian Library


PastFinders! History of the McDowell Mountain Region
April 22 at 5:30 pm


Arabian Nights Book Discussion Group
May 6 at 5:30 pm


Get Recruited: How To Get Noticed Online
May 14 at 6:00 pm


May 20 at 1:00 pm

Programs at Mustang Library


Film: All Is Lost
April 28 at 6:00 pm


Society for Financial Awareness: Estate Planning
May 6 at 6:00 pm


Film: Blue Jasmine
May 13 at 1:30 pm


Literate Lizards
May 15 at 4:30 pm

Programs at Palomino Library


Nibbles of Nutrition Series: Buzzwords and Bad Foods
April 22 at 12:30 pm


Nibbles of Nutrition Series: Foods and Moods
April 29 at 12:30 pm

Find a great book or movie!

  • FICTION: Seven grams of lead / Keith Thomson.
  • FICTION: Wildwood Creek / Lisa Wingate.
  • FICTION: Shadow spell / Nora Roberts.
  • FICTION: The spinning heart / Donal Ryan.
  • FICTION: The headmaster's wife / Thomas Christopher Greene.
  • FICTION: A man's heart / Debbie Macomber.
  • FICTION: Last train to Istanbul / Ayse Kulin ; translated by John W. Baker.
  • NON-FICTION: The 10x rule : the only difference between success and failure / Grant Cardone.
  • NON-FICTION: The art of the chocolatier : from classic confections to sensational showpieces / Ewald Notter ; photography by Joe Brooks and Lucy Schaeffer.
  • NON-FICTION: Seeing trees : discover the extraordinary secrets of everyday trees / Nancy Ross Hugo ; photography by Robert Llewellyn.
  • NON-FICTION: Books make a home : elegant ideas for storing and displaying books / Damian Thompson.
  • NON-FICTION: Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares / John Landis.
  • NON-FICTION: Quitter : closing the gap between your day job & your dream job / Jon Acuff.
  • NON-FICTION: Just one thing : developing a Buddha brain one simple practice at a time / Rick Hanson.
  • MOVIE: Homefront
  • MOVIE: The Book Thief
  • MOVIE: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • MOVIE: 12 Years a Slave
  • MOVIE: Nebraska
  • MOVIE: Thor: The Dark World
  • MOVIE: Philomena

In theGallery @ The Library

Civic Center Library Gallery

Civil War 150

Civil War 150

March 31, 2014 – April 21, 2014

Utilizing letters, personal accounts, and images drawn from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, this exhibition traces major events during the Civil War through the eyes of soldiers, presidents, freedmen, and families. Come to understand how people dealt with the end of slavery, the nature of democracy and citizenship, the human toll of civil war, and the role of a president in wartime.

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Friends' Events

Friends of the Scottsdale Public Library

The Friends of the Scottsdale Public LibraryThe Friends of the Scottsdale Public Library
is a nonprofit, all-volunteer community organization whose members support Scottsdale's public library system through a variety of activities. Money raised by the Friends funds a variety of public programs at the Scottsdale libraries.

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