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​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.


​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.


​January 2016

New eNewsletter Service Coming Soon, Meditation at the Library, College Depot Success Story, Best ePicks, January Closures, Kindergarten Bootcamp and Great Reads You Might Have Missed.

February 2016

We Read 30-Day Challenge, Seed Library Kickoff, Black History Month, Storyfest, hive @ central, College Goal FAF$A, Meeting Room Rental, Short Books for a Short Month, Instagram.

March 2016

Career Online High School Graduation, Staff Feature: Tisha Tulle-Webber, Financial Planning Workshops, eResource Feature: Flipster, Art D'Core Gala, Library Closure, City of Phoenix 2050 Environmental Sustainability Goals Survey, TumbleBook Library Change, Collection Development's Picks: Women's History

April 2016

National Library Week: Libraries Transform, Food For Fines, Summer Teen Volunteering, eResource Feature: Adult Coloring Pages with Flipster, AARP's Free "Life Reimagined" Workshop, National Poetry Month: Press-a-Verse, Teacher eNewsletter, Collection Development: Humor

May 2016

Summer Staycation, Summer Kindergarten Bootcamp, hive Expo, eResource Feature: Axis 360, Comic Book Day at Phoenix Public Library, Collection Development: Age & Wisdom 

June 2016

Play the Summer Reading Game!, 50 Years of Maurice Sendak: Where the Wild Things Are, Summer Solstice Celebration, Codecraft: Summer Coding for Kids, Storytime & Drawing Fun with Molly Idle, eResource Feature: Books 24/7, Reading List: Maurice Sendak

July 2016

Keep It Up! On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!, Free Vision Screenings for Kids, Catch that Classic: Required Summer Reading, Free Summer Meal Programs for Kids, Codecraft: Summer Coding for Kids, AAA Permit Prep Challenge, eResource Feature: Consumer Reports Online, Collection Development: Heating Up, Final Days! 50 Years of Maurice Sendak: Where the Wild Things Are, Happy 20th Anniversary, Juniper Library!

August 2016

Back to School!, @Central Gallery Call for Artists, Free Unique Adult Night Out at the Library, Early Literacy the Library and You, eResource Feature: Universal Class, Teacher eNewsletter, Collection Development: The Olympics

September 2016

Amazing Library Card, Conquer the Clutter, ¡Celebramos!, Financial Planning Series, eResource Feature: Mango Languages, College Depot Reminder!, Workforce Tip: LinkedIn at the Library, Collection Development: Meals without Cooking

October 2016

Enjoy Fall with Phoenix Public Library, Dig the Seed Library, Día de los Muertos: Unforgettable: A Time of Remembrance, College Depot: FAFSA Workshop and Open Labs, Paint Phoenix Purple, Poet Laureate Nominations, Ironwood's 25th Anniversary Celebration, eResource Feature: OneClickdigital, Start Here: First Job Basics, Collection Development: Armchair Travel: Anywhere but Here

November 2016

Celebrate Native Traditions with Phoenix Public Library, eResource Feature: Consumer Reports Online, Attention Parents and Caregivers: Tech Savvy Tots, Discover the Rare Book Room,  Explore Phoenix with a Culture Pass, Protect Yourself: Take a Free Self-Defense Course, Mark Your Calendars for November Library Closures, Collection Development: Test Drive Holiday Gifts with Us.

December 2016

Winter Wonderland at Phoenix Public Library, Discover the Best of 2016, eResource Feature: Pronunciator, I Am Cesar Chavez: Submit Your Self-Portrait, Join us at Roboception, Attend: AARP Life Reimagined Workshop, Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Library Closures, Collection Development: Feel Good Fiction.


​January 2015

Featuring Get to Know Juniper Library, Career Online High School, Device Drive, Tailgate @ Phoenix Public Library, and Get Organized in 2015. 

February 2015

Featuring Behind the Scenes at the Library: Get to Know Jeriann, We Read, 100 Days to a New You!, Downton Abbey: The Music and The Era, and Tax Time.

March 2015

Featuring Phoenix Public Library Named National Medal for Museum and Library Services Finalist!!, Behind the Scenes at the Library: Get to Know Eric, New Service Makes Your Life Easier,  Art Detour Weekend Events at Phoenix Public Library.

April 2015

Featuring Help Promote Phoenix Public Library in the National Medal Competition by Sharing Your Story on March 25, Restock Area Food Banks: "Food for Fines" 2015, hive @ central Business Expo, Great Reads You Might Have Missed, What's New with eResources.

May 2015

Featuring Summer Reading is Almost Here!, Get to Know Century Library, Call for Artists – El Amor de Frida: Exploring a Heart Full of  Pain and Passion, Behind the Scenes at the Library: On the Road with Archie, Are You a Culture Pass User?  Please Take this Survey Today!, Don’t Forget: Holiday Closures for the Month of May, Thank You for Supporting Phoenix Public Library in the National Medal Competition

June 2015

Featuring Escape the Heat, Attend Cool Summer Reading Events at a Phoenix Public Library Location Near You!, Join a Book Club this Summer, Celebrate Summer Solstice at Burton Barr Central Library, Great Reads You Might Have Missed

July 2015

Featuring There’s Still Time to Play the Summer Reading Game, Mark Your Calendar—El Amor de Frida: Exploring a Heart Full of Pain and Passion, Share Your Stories and Remembrances of Harmon Library, TEENS, Prep for College This Summer with Help from College Depot, UPDATE—Meet Me Downtown Phoenix, New eResources:  Consumer Reports Online and Flipster, Great Reads You Might Have Missed

August 2015

Featuring Behind the Scenes at the Library: The Carrie Diaries, Día de los Muertos: Call for Altars, Save the Date: Harmon Library 65th Anniversary, @Central Gallery: Call for Artists 2016, Top 5 Reasons…to Take the Upcoming Library Survey, Great Reads You Might Have Missed: Books into Movies

September 2015

Featuring Harmon Library: 65th Anniversary, Back to School with College Depot, Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Phoenix Public Library with Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, Seed Library Expansion, Like Us on Facebook for the Latest Library Updates, Get Family Fun Night Down to a Science: Family STEM Night, Great Reads You Might Have Missed: Chilling Tales for Hot Days

October 2015

Featuring The Amazing Library Card: May this Card be with You...Always, You Never Know...Who You'll Run into at the Library, Celebrate Día de los Muertos at Phoenix Public Library, Stay Updated, Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission!, Hispanic Heritage Month Events Continue into October, Great Reads You Might Have Missed: Wanderlust, Follow us on Instagram! 

November 2015

Featuring Help Us Spread the Word...Your Library Card and Your Library are Amazing; Amazing Things to Do at the Library in November; It's Your Library, Let's Make it Amazing; Don't Forget: Holiday Closures; Are You Ready for Thanksgiving; Sign Up for Our NEW Teacher Newsletter

December 2015

Featuring Happy Holidays from Phoenix Public Library!, Join Us for These Holiday Events and More..., New for You: Best ePicks, New for You: Active Workstations, Don't Forget: Holiday Closures, Great Reads You Might Have Missed: Fond Foodie Memories, Take the Amazing Library Survey!


​September 2014

Featuring Library Card Sign-Up Month, ¡Celebramos!: Hispanic Heritage Month @ Phoenix Public Library, and new eResources Comics Plus and Mergent.

October 2014

Featuring Jeremy Jackrabbit Illustration Contest, FitPHX: SNAP - Food Stamp Sign-Up Assistance, Jedi Reading Academy, new eResource FastPencil for Libraries, MACH1 programming, and Día de los Muertos programming.

November 2014

Featuring Seed Library @ Harmon, new magazines added to Zinio, Children Build Literacy Skills with the Help of Therapy Dogs, and plan your Thanksgiving meal.

December 2014

Featuring Kids Café at Phoenix Public Library, NASA Orion Launch, Home for the Holidays, Universal Class. holiday events at Phoenix Public Library, and Meet Me Downtown Phoenix.

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