Events

Here’s a list of upcoming events hosted by or involving the Friends of the Scottsdale Public Library; ones exclusive to Friends’ members are noted:

Fundraisers

Art, Literacy, and Wine Pairing Events
Sunday, January 30, 2022 – SOLD OUT
Sunday, February 27, 2022
6pm to 9pm
Anticus Fine Art Gallery
3922 N Scottsdale Rd
Join us for a night of fine wine from LDV Winery, fine art, light appetizers, and book discussion at Anticus Fine Art Gallery in Old Town Scottsdale. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Friends, and attendees are entered to win prizes including an Anticus gift certificate and bottles of wine from LDV. Tickets are $75, but Friends members will receive a $10 discount.

To ensure a safe and intimate experience, we are limiting attendance at this event to 15 people. Please check back for new dates as they are added.

Member-Exclusive Events

Author & Book Events

Wynne Brown
Sunday, March 6, 2022
2pm to 4pm
Museum of the West
3830 N Marshall Way
Enjoy a free reading and conversation with Tucson-based author Wynne Brown, who wrote “The Forgotten Botanist: Sara Plummer Lemmon’s Life of Science and Art.” Due to capacity restrictions, reservations are required to attend this free event.

Friends members will enjoy a special VIP meet-and-greet with Wynne to answer questions.

Other Events

Movie With a Friend
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
2pm to 4pm
Mustang Library
10101 N 90th St
Enjoy a screening of “Dark Waters,” starring Mark Ruffalo and Anne Hathaway. There will be a brief discussion of the movie following the showing.

Art Gallery Reception
Friday, February 11, 2022
10am to 11am
Civic Center Library
3839 N Drinkwater Blvd
The next gallery installation will be FIRST: Native American Arizona Artists, a juried group exhibition of artwork by Native American Arizona artists.

Friends members will enjoy a special session with artists ahead of the public reception.