October 2021 Staff Picks
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Library Clubs

Apache Junction Writer’s Group
Share your writing talents, creativity and ideas in a comfortable atmosphere. Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month from 1 – 3 PM and the third Tuesday of the month from 6 – 8 PM.

Art in the Library
Bring your own supplies; drop-in. Meets every Thursday from 9:30 – 1 PM.

Book Clubs
See below.

Wild West Crochet Club
Bring your materials and join this fun group! Meets every Saturday from 1-3 PM.

Our Seed Library

Our Seed Library is located in the Mountain View Room of the library. We provide seeds and planting, growing, and harvesting resources for our community. For more information and a seed guide, click here.

Writer in Residence

We’re excited to be part of the Writer in Residence program, which allows us to host writers twice yearly and offer encouragement, direction and feedback to local authors. Our Writers in Residence provide opportunities for you to enhance your skills no matter where you are on the path to publication.

For information on past Writers in Residence, videos, resources and more, click here.

This project is supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Book Clubs

The Library is proud to host three book clubs. If you run or attend your own, try checking out a Book Club Kit!

Classic Book Club
Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month at 1:30. The Classic Novel Group currently meets virtually. Information about upcoming titles will be added shortly.

Dying for a Mystery Group
Meets the 3rd Tuesday at 1:30.

October 19, 2021: When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole

November 16, 2021: Missing Daughter by Rick Mofina

December 21, 2021: The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James

January 18, 2022: Wolf Pack by CJ Box

February 15, 2022: A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais

Non-Fiction Group
Meets the 1st Tuesday at 1:30.

October 5, 2021: Dirt by Bill Buford

November 2, 2021: Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro

December 7, 2021: You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington by Alexis Coe

January 4, 2022: Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker

February 1, 2022: Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller

March 1, 2022: Uncanny Valley: A Memoir by Anna Wiener