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January 2019

Happy New Year from City Librarian Rita Hamilton, Voices: Creatives, Just Read: Wellness, Learn about the Grand Canyon State with Arizona 101!, Celebrate 50 years of Acacia Library, eResource Feature: AtoA World Food, Collection Development: Creativity, Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Library Closures

February 2019

Voices: Black History Month, Black History Month Art Contest, Just Read: Magazines, It's that time... Tax Time!, Watch Phoenix Public Library on Check It Out!, Learn about Arizona...Attend an AZ Speaks program!, Become the gardener of your dreams with the Seed Library!, eResource Feature: Greater Phoenix Digital Library Magazines, Collection Development: Black History Month, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures


April 2019

Help restorck Valley food banks and pay down library card fines with Food for Fines!, Voices: Jazz, Just Read: Global, Teens! Want to volunteer at the library this summer?, Seed Library: Newly expanded!, Attend the Re-Entry Expo and get job help!, College Depot: Highlight on Scholarships, eResource Feature: Consumer Reports Online, Finish up those taxes with our Tax Time Resources!, Collection Development: Global, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures


June 2019

Play the Summer Reading Game through August 1, Plan your Summer with fun, FREE programs for ALL AGES!, One Book, One Phoenix: Read with us!, Join us for a community favorite event: Summer Solstice Celebration, Summer Kindergarten Bootcamp, Voices: Pride, Just Read: Beach Reads, Plan for College This Summer, The Phoenix Mercury visits Phoenix Public Library!, eResource Feature: Pronunciator, Join us in Celebrating Two Library Anniversaries!, Collection Development: Pride/Beach Reads



​January 2018

Phoenix Public Library @Park Central is nearly open!, Voices: Arizona, Just Read: Self Care, Take the Just Read Challenge!, Attend an AZ Speaks program, Join the club! Book clubs at Phoenix Public Library, eResource Feature: Gale Health and Wellness Resource Center, Collection Development: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures.

February 2018

Voices: Black History Month, Just Read: L O V E, Don't Be a Victim!: FREE Self-Defense Classes, It's Tax Time!, Attend an Apprenticeship Showcase, Calling young artists: Black Voices Art Contest, eResource Feature: Kanopy, Collection Development: Love Your Library! Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures.

March 2018

Voices: Women's History Month, Just Read: Graphic, eResource Feature: DreamBuilder, Read Across America: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!, Get ready...Food for Fines is around the corner!, Save the Date for Summer Teen Volunteering, Collection Development: Women's Stories, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures.

April 2018

Got library fines? Food for Fines starts April 7!, Voices: Teens, Just Read: Poetry, Summer Teen Volunteer Opportunities Open April 1, eResource Feature: Driving Tests, Vote for the One Book One Phoenix selection, Collection Development: Poetry, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures.

May 2018

Summer Reading is around the corner..., Voices: Jewish American Heritage Month and Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, Just Read: Science, Science at the Library!, eResource Feature: RB Digital Magazines, Teens! Looking for something to do this summer?, Collection Development: Science That Reads Like Fiction, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures.

June 2018

The Summer Reading Game is Here!, Stay Cool at the Library: Attend a Summer Program, One Book, One Phoenix: Read with your community!, TEDx: Call for Speakers, Voices: LGBTQ, Just Read: Summer, Enjoy a Family STEM Lab!, eResource Feature: Freegal, Collection Development: Summer Reads and Music, Mark Your Calendars for an Upcoming Library Reopening and a Closure.

July 2018

Stay Cool: Read and Play at the Library, Voices: Athletes, Just Read: Historical Fiction, TEDx: Call for Speakers has been extended!, Burton Barr is open! A look at what's coming up..., eResource Feature: Kanopy Kids, Collection Development: Athletes, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures.

August 2018

It's Back to School Time!, Voices: Hip Hop, Just Read: Music, Join us for a Phoenix Watersmart Workshop!, eResource Feature: Morningstar, Enter the Stay Cool Giveaway Online!, Collection Development: Music

September 2018

The Amazing Library Card: Do you have yours?, Voices: Hispanic Heritage Month, Just Read: Home, Join us at the 4th Annual hive @ central Business Expo!, Call for Authors: Just Read Local Author Fair, Call for Artists: @Central Gallery, Meet the TEDx Speakers and Save the Date for Registration!, eResource Feature:, Collection Development: Home.

October 2018

Get An Amazing Library Card for Every Family Member, Voices: LGBT History Month, Just Read: Wanderlust, Get in the fall spirit with October programming!, Watch us grow! New Seed Library locations, Join us for Arizona 101 at Burton Barr Central Library, Fall Into Health and Get On Track to Wellness, Caturday at the Library, Save the Date: Just Read Local Author Fair, eResource Feature: Gale Virtual Reference Library, Collection Development: Wanderlust

December 2018

Introducing... The Great Children's Book Collection!, Discover Phoenix Public Library's Best of 2018, Voices: Family, Just Read: Old Favorites, Enjoy a Winter Wonderland with Us!, Please Note: Staff Development Day Closure, Celebrate 45 Years of Century Library with Us!, 'Tis the Season for Giving!, eResource Feature: Axis 360, Collection Development: Old Favorites


​January 2017

2016-2019 Strategic Plan, Read Again with Phoenix Public Library, eResource Feature: Best ePicks & Device Advice, hive @Central: Business Roadmap, Shake It Up! Attend a Different Kind of Program, Time to Complete Your FAFSA, Happy 10th Anniversary, Cesar Chavez Library!, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures, Collection Development: Voices - New Perspectives.

February 2017

Voices: Black History Month, Families! Join us for Storyfest: Super Stories, Happy Birthday, Arizona!, Read Again: Read a Biography or Memoir, Phoenix Works: What's New in Workforce, Fun with Math & Science, eResource Feature: TumbleBookLibrary, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures, Collection Development: Black History Month.

March 2017

Voices: Women's History Month, Introducing...Mobile Printing!, Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!, Read Again: Her Words, Ready, Set, Dribble!, Welcome, Beneficial Beans Café, Discover Preschool Prep, Astronomy for Everyone, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures, Collection Development: Women's Voices

April 2017

Voices: LGBTQ, Summer Teen Volunteers: Save the Date for April 1, Read Again: Poetry, It's Tax Time! Are you ready?, Celebrate El Día de los Niños/El Día del Libro!, Guess who's turning 40?, Collection Development: Poetry, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures

May 2017

Voices: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, May 1: Sign up for Summer Reading, Just Read: Read Together, Join us at Volunteerappalooza!, Celebrate 40 Years of Cholla Library!, Save the Date for Library Camps this Summer, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures 

June 2017

Build a Better World: Play the Summer Reading Game!, Voices: Builders of a Better World, Just Read: Beach Reads, Join us at the Summer Solstice Celebration!, Curious about college? Attend a College Depot Camp, Get with the Program with CodePHX, From Collection Development: Beach Reads 

July 2017

It's Summer! Keep on Reading!, Voices: Families, Just Read: History, This Weekend: Join us for a Frida Kahlo Birthday Celebration!, Celebrate 20 Years of Desert Sage Library!, Get on the Bandwagon with CodePHX, From Collection Development: The Family, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures 

August 2017

It's Back to School Time!, Burton Barr Central Library Closure & Restoration, Voices: Funny People, Just Read: Reread a Childhood Favorite, hive @ central Business Expo & The Pitch, Celebrate 50 Years of Ocotillo Library!, From Collection Development: Childhood Favorites, The Summer Reading Game ends August 1

September 2017

The Amazing Library Card, Burton Barr Central Library Update, Voices: Hispanic Heritage Month, Just Read: Folklore, Discover CodePHX, Join the Conversation with FRANK Talks, Kanopy: New eResource for Film Lovers, ¿Celebramos!: Recommended Reads for Hispanic Heritage Month, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures 

October 2017

Workforce Resources at Phoenix Public Library, Celebrate 35 Years of Mesquite Library, It's Time for Autumn Gardening: Explore the Seed Library, Voices: New Americans, Just Read: Spooky, eResource Feature: TumbleBook Library, Explore the Valley with a FREE Culture Pass, File your FAFSA beginning October 1!, Phoenix At Your Service, Collection Development: Spooky 

November 2017

Amaze Yourself with a Phoenix Public Library Card, Voices: Native American Heritage Month, Just Read: Wanderlust, Seed Library: Learn something new!, eResource Feature: Global Road Warrior, Collection Development: Wanderlust, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures.

December 2017

Coming Soon... Phoenix Public Library @ Park Central, Enjoy a Winter Wonderland with us!, Voices: Kids, Just Read: Fantasy, Fall Into Health at Harmon Library, Attend AZ Speaks: Arizona Kicks on Route 66, Best of 2017, eResource Feature: Pronunciator, Explore the Valley of the Sun with a FREE Culture Pass, Collection Development: Fantasy, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures.

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