November 2022 Staff Picks
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Merry Craft-mas!

Join us for an array of holiday crafts with all supplies provided. Teens, tweens, and adults welcome! Only 24 seats available, so don’t delay—register today! Click here to learn more and register!

Thursday, December 8 @ 6:00 PM

Upcoming Programs

Hometown Holiday – Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 AM – 3 PM – Join us for a day of holiday merriment, featuring local talent from across the valley! Enjoy activities for all ages, including performances by Bells of Praise, the AJHS Jazz Band, Gold Canyon School of Ballet, crafts, cookie decorating, and a visit from Santa!

Cricut for Beginners – Tues, December 13 @ 5 PM – Learn the basics of the Cricut machine, the software, and what you can make with it – at home or at the library! Learn how the Cricut works, what tools and materials you can use with it, and how you can use the library’s Maker. No registration required. Click here to learn more!

Biblio Bites – Melted Snowman Peppermint Bark – Wed, December 14 @ 3 PM – Oh no! Our snowmen stayed out in the Arizona heat a little too long! Join Megan and Leah to learn how to make this simple holiday treat that’s perfect as a last-minute gift. Come in-person or tune in on Facebook & Instagram Live @ 3 PM. Click here to learn more!

Seed Celebration- Wed, December 14 @ 4 PM – Ages 12 and up welcome, no registration required. Help us fill our seed packets for the seed library, hear from Master Gardeners, ask questions about your home garden, & learn about Earth Heart Park and Community Garden! Click here to learn more!

Library Clubs

Apache Junction Writers 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 Tuesday from 9:30 – 1 PM.

Wild West Crochet Club
Bring your materials and join this fun group! Meets every Saturday from 1-4 PM.

Book Clubs

The Library is proud to host 3 book clubs. If you run or attend your own, try checking out a Book Club Kit!

Classic Book Club
Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each 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

October 18, 2022: For Your Own Good by Samantha Downing
November 15, 2022: Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia
December 20, 2022: Infinite by Brian Freeman
January 17, 2023: Northern Spy by Flynn Berry
February 21, 2023: Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby
March 21, 2023: Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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

October 4, 2022: Under a White Sky by Elizabeth Kolbert
November 1, 2022: The Biggest Bluff by Maria Konnikova
December 6, 2022: No Time Like the Future by Michael J. Fox
January 3, 2023: The Book of Eels by Patrik Svenson
February 7, 2023: Fuzz by Mary Roach
March 7, 2023: The Sirens of Mars by Sarah Stewart

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.