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:

Book Sales

Saturday, March 21, 2020
10am to 3pm
Appaloosa Library
7377 E Silverstone Dr

Saturday, March 28, 2020
10am to 3pm
Civic Center Library
3839 N Drinkwater Blvd
Friends’ members enjoy special, pre-public access to book sales.

Scottsdale Heritage Connection

Scottsdale and Beyond

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Arabian Library, Meeting Room 1
10215 E McDowell Mountain Ranch Rd
Using historical images, videos and old high school yearbooks from Scottsdale’s past this program will explore interesting bits of Scottsdale history.

Scottsdale’s Culinary History – The What and Where We’ve Been Eating and Drinking

Monday, April 20, 2020
6pm to 7pm
Mustang Library
10101 N 90th St
Join Scottsdale historian Joan Fudala for a photo-rich review of Scottsdale’s eating and drinking history.

Special Events

Spirit of Literacy Awards

Friday, April 24, 2020
7:30am to 9am
Civic Center Library
3839 N Drinkwater Blvd
The Friends’ recognizes individuals for promoting literacy and the Library in Scottsdale.

Knight, Knight at the Library

Friday, May 15, 2020
Time TBD
Civic Center Library
3839 N Drinkwater Blvd
An evening event for children and families to enjoy the Library after hours.

Friends Book Club

Week of March 22, 2020 (Time: TBD)
Open only to Contributing Friends members
Our winter 2020 book will be The Library Book by Susan Orlean. We will select books that are connected in some way with libraries and information, both fiction and non-fiction, then meet quarterly to discuss. More details will be emailed to qualifying members.

Coffee Chat With Library Staff

Friday, February 28, 2020
Open only to Contributing Friends members
Come meet with Kira Peters, Director of the Scottsdale Public Library. You’ll learn all sorts of fun tidbits about the Library in this 30-45 minute chat. More details will be emailed to qualifying members.

Behind the Scenes Library Tour

Friday, March 6, 2020 and Thursday, October 15, 2020
Open only to Supporting Friends members
Get a VIP tour of Scottsdale Public Library. More details will be emailed to qualifying members.

In addition to events put on by the Friends, check out the calendar of upcoming events at the Scottsdale Public Library.