May 2022 Staff Picks
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Books & Brews

We put the PUB in public library! Join us for the Books & Brews book club each month during the Summer (May-August) on the 3rd Thursday from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.

Next Meetup: May 19, 2022 at Handlebar Pub & Grill, 650 Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ 85120

Genre: A book you’re buzzing about!

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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 Thursday 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.

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.

Our Summer 2022 Writer in Residence is Osha Gray Davidson, award-winning author, freelance writer and photographer. He is available for consultations and will present engaging programs over the course of his residency. Click here for more information.

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

On the Path to a Dream: Dennis from our lab staff shares his progress on his writing journey thanks to Universal Class and our Writer in Residence

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.

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.

New Programs

Biblio Bites Join us in the café to watch us prepare delicious dishes! Samples available to. Come in-person or tune in on Facebook & Instagram Live every 3rd Wednesday from 2-3 PM.  This month we’re making Rainbow Tortillas! Click Here to learn more!

Flute Circle
Volunteer instructor, Larry Rybka, leads the Flute Circle. Bring your flutes and join the group at the Gazebo in the park next to the library. All ages welcome. Saturday, May 21, 9-10:30 AM.

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.

Dying for a Mystery Group
Meets the 3rd Tuesday at 1:30, October – March

Non-Fiction Group
Meets the 1st Tuesday at 1:30, October – March