Skip to footer

 

 

Skip Navigation LinksServices > Programs

 

 

ProgramsPrograms<div class="ExternalClassD4DB719C971E4EB98FE23BBAFB32BE30"><h3>Join us for a library program!<br></h3></div>

 

 

Calendar - evpCalendar - evpdaredevilnonecalendarwhiteJosefinSanscenterxlbrowse all programswhiteJostcentersmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/burtonbarr?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852;GP0|#dee3495a-2b54-4cb2-b9d6-b1311f26bc2d;L0|#0dee3495a-2b54-4cb2-b9d6-b1311f26bc2d|PACbottom107400normalnormal
Adult - evpAdult - evppacificnoneadultswhiteJosefinSanscenterxlbrowse all adult programswhiteJostcentersmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/burtonbarr?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&audience=3733&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom280400normalnormal
Teens - evpTeens - evpflamenoneteenswhiteJosefinSanscenterxlbrowse all teen programswhiteJostcentersmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=55406&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852;GP0|#bf538b56-da30-48ab-8e15-9143755ca96a;L0|#0bf538b56-da30-48ab-8e15-9143755ca96a|Teensbottom280400normalnormal
Kids - evpKids - evpmagentanonekidswhiteJosefinSanscenterxlbrowse all kids programswhiteJostcentersmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/burtonbarr?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&audience=3731&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom280400normalnormal
Kindergarten Bootcamp - evpKindergarten Bootcamp - evphttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/tileimages/evp_KindergartenBootcamp_tile-image_600x600px.pngwhitenonePublicSansleftlgfor fall 2023 kindergartenersblackJostrightsmhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/kids/programs/kindergarten-bootcampSame Window8/19/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400400normalnormal
MACH1 - evpMACH1 - evphttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/tileimages/evp_MACH1_tile-image_600x600px.pngnonePublicSansleftlgmake, discover, createblackOswaldcentersmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=15413&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=15413,16588&ct=55349&inc=0New Window5/20/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400600normalnormal
StorytimeStorytimehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/tileimages/kp_Storytime_tileimage_600x600px.jpgnonewhitePublicSansleftlgfind a storytime for your familyblackJostcentersmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/burtonbarr?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=56769&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852;GP0|#30710fc9-a630-4868-bce7-4d4e049415ad;L0|#030710fc9-a630-4868-bce7-4d4e049415ad|Kidsbottom400250normalnormal
College Depot - evpCollege Depot - evphttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/tileimages/evp_CollegeDepot_logo-white-orange_600x600px.pngasparagusnonePublicSansleftlgcollege prep workshops and morewhiteJostcentersmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=55412&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400400normalnormal
PHXWorks - evpPHXWorks - evphttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/tileimages/evp_PHXWorks-logo-white-orange_600x600px.pngironnonewhitePublicSansleftlgworkforce resourceswhiteJostcentersmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=55201&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400400normalnormal
123TalkWithMe_LENA123TalkWithMe_LENAhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/tileimages/evp_123TalkWithMe_600x600px.pngnonePublicSansleftlgtalk builds babies' brainsblackJostcentersmhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/kids/programs/123-talk-with-meSame Window8/4/2021 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852;GP0|#30710fc9-a630-4868-bce7-4d4e049415ad;L0|#030710fc9-a630-4868-bce7-4d4e049415ad|Kidsbottom400400normalnormal
StartUpPHX - evpStartUpPHX - evphttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/tileimages/evp_StartUpPHX-logo_600x600px.pngwhitenonewhitePublicSansleftlgbusiness starts hereblackJostcentersmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=55221&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400400normalnormal
Arts, Culture & ExhibitsArts, Culture & Exhibitspacificnonearts, culturewhiteComfortaaleftmd& exhibitswhiteComfortaaleftsmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=56031&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400500normalnormal
Arizona History and CultureArizona History and CultureteanoneArizonawhiteComfortaaleftlghistory & culturewhiteComfortaaleftsmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=55350&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400500normalnormal
Community Resources and ServicesCommunity Resources and ServicesplumnonecommunitywhiteComfortaaleftmdresources & serviceswhiteComfortaaleftsmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=55244&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400500normalnormal
Computer and Device HelpComputer and Device HelpfusionnonecomputerwhiteComfortaaleftlg& device helpwhiteComfortaaleftmdhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=55413&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400400normalnormal
Crafts and HobbiesCrafts and HobbiessultananonecraftswhiteComfortaaleftlg& hobbieswhiteComfortaaleftlghttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=56033&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom500400normalnormal
Health and WellnessHealth and WellnessbluebellnonehealthwhiteComfortaaleftlg& wellnesswhiteComfortaaleftmdhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=55407&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400500normalnormal
Parent EducationParent EducationrazzmatazznoneparentwhiteComfortaaleftlgeducationwhiteComfortaaleftlghttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/acacia?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=55220&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abe;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852bottom400500normalnormal
Book Discussions & Author VisitsBook Discussions & Author Visitsdaredevilnonebook discussionswhiteComfortaaleftmd& author visitswhiteComfortaaleftsmhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/burtonbarr?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=56032&inc=0New Window2/2/2022 7:00:00 AM2/22/2222 7:00:00 AMGP0|#ac160ae9-9982-4ca3-aa47-f4bb0fc40735;L0|#0ac160ae9-9982-4ca3-aa47-f4bb0fc40735|Books;GTSet|#95d47824-32fe-4741-8f4f-d997012a8823;GPP|#5d2c42c5-9477-47d6-81d2-01138607c339;GPP|#221041ad-8075-4254-bb43-7756023f0852;GP0|#626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310;L0|#0626bb6c2-5706-4d9d-8d51-6c8af64b3310|Programs;GPP|#6450c210-506a-4217-abc4-e218a8183abebottom400500normalnormal

 

 

 

 

Propose a ProgramPropose a Program<i class="fa-light fa-file-invoice"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/programs/propose-a-programLibrary programs are free and open to the public and are intended to promote and enhance the collections, services and mission of the Phoenix Public Library. <div class="ExternalClass7DA6C21FEE6C462387F84AB484EC21F3"><div><h2><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Program priorities</span></h2><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">The Phoenix Public Library’s mission is focused on what we can do for and with people in our communities. We are a cornerstone that supports early literacy, education, entrepreneurship, empowerment, and engagement. ​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span>​​</p><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Library programs are free and open to the public and are intended to promote and enhance the collections, services and mission of the Phoenix Public Library. Library programs are developed and presented for all ages and audiences and include such activities as book discussions, author talks, lectures, film screenings, workshops, poetry readings, and musical performances.​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span><br></p><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Program proposals from the public, which complement the library's collections, services, and goals are selected by the Adult Programming Committee according to the needs and interests of the community; the suitability of each library's physical space; the program's contribution to the library's overall schedule of events; and the availability of Library staff to assist with the presentation of the program at the library venue. Programs must comply with the library meeting room policies, which mandate the program be open to the public, free of charge and prohibit commercial advertising or direct solicitation. Individuals and organizations interested in partnering with the library on adult programs are invited to submit a proposal according to the guidelines set forth below.​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span></span></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Scheduling timeline</span></h2><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Planning and publicity for library programs is done 2–4 months prior to the program date.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span>​<br></span></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Program publicity</span></h2><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Programs may appear on the library's website, news releases and branch flyers, and in the library's newsletter, e-mail alert and media advisory.</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​  If</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"> you have any online information about your program, such as a website, please provide the URL in the form’s comments field. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span><br></span></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Payment policy</span></h2><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Phoenix values its relationships with its vendors. To become a vendor with the city, you must complete the vendor self-registration process. It takes the city about two business days to approve the registration. Part of the registration process is determining your taxing jurisdiction, your eligibility for small business programs, and verifying your submittal of a signed W9 form from the IRS. Phoenix Public Library’s terms of payment are net 45 days from the completion date of the program.  <a href="https://www.phoenix.gov/procure" target="_blank">Read more about registering with the City of Phoenix</a>.​</span></p><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW161608514 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:#ffffff;"><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​If you are interested in presenting a program that you feel is in line with our mission, please see the information below​. ​</span><br></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Program content</span></h2><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|6","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"normaltextrun",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"normaltextrun",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">The library expects that performers and musicians will obtain any necessary copyright permission and/or license for any non-original works used for any library program. This includes works performed live and/or use of recorded music in library programs.</span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="eop" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|7","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"eop",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"eop",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">​</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span>​ ​</span></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Communicating with library staff contacts</span></h2><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|6","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"normaltextrun",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"normaltextrun",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">Your Library staff contact will call you a few days before the program to confirm that you are coming, that you know how to get to the location, what time you are expected to arrive, who you should ask for, that you're aware of any logistical details specific to your location and this program, etc. If you need to talk to your library staff contact, refer to your program agreement. The name and telephone number are listed.</span></span></span></p><div><h2><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Guidelines for author visits</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span></h2></div><div><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Are you an author interested in presenting on your materials?  </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> ​</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span></p></div><div><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">The library is committed to providing programs relating to various forms of media and creators to our public. In providing these programs, the library requires that the media be appropriate for and available to add to the library collection.  <a href="https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/default.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35" target="_blank">Please check the library catalog</a> to see if your item is already in the library collection. </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun"> If it is not, please </span><a href="https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?Target=807" target="_blank"><span data-ccp-charstyle="contextualspellingandgrammarerror" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|8","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"contextualspellingandgrammarerror",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"contextualspellingandgrammarerror",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">submit</span><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun"> a purchase suggestion on the Library's website. </span></a></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span></p></div><div><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">All items considered for addition to the collection will be considered based on the library's <a href="/documents/Materials-Selection-and-De-Selection.pdf" target="_blank">Materials Selection Policy​​​</a>.</span></p><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">In order for the library to purchase an item, it must be available for sale through a contracted city vendor. </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> ​</span></p><p><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"><br></span></p><h3><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"></span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|6","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"normaltextrun",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"normaltextrun",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">I have read the above guidelines and am ready to submit a proposal.</span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="eop" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|7","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"eop",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"eop",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">​</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span>​​</h3></div></div></div></div>propose-a-program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Propose a ProgramPropose a Program<i class="fa-light fa-file-invoice"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/services/programs/propose-a-programLibrary programs are free and open to the public and are intended to promote and enhance the collections, services and mission of the Phoenix Public Library. <div class="ExternalClass7DA6C21FEE6C462387F84AB484EC21F3"><div><h2><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Program priorities</span></h2><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">The Phoenix Public Library’s mission is focused on what we can do for and with people in our communities. We are a cornerstone that supports early literacy, education, entrepreneurship, empowerment, and engagement. ​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span>​​</p><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Library programs are free and open to the public and are intended to promote and enhance the collections, services and mission of the Phoenix Public Library. Library programs are developed and presented for all ages and audiences and include such activities as book discussions, author talks, lectures, film screenings, workshops, poetry readings, and musical performances.​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span><br></p><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Program proposals from the public, which complement the library's collections, services, and goals are selected by the Adult Programming Committee according to the needs and interests of the community; the suitability of each library's physical space; the program's contribution to the library's overall schedule of events; and the availability of Library staff to assist with the presentation of the program at the library venue. Programs must comply with the library meeting room policies, which mandate the program be open to the public, free of charge and prohibit commercial advertising or direct solicitation. Individuals and organizations interested in partnering with the library on adult programs are invited to submit a proposal according to the guidelines set forth below.​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span></span></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Scheduling timeline</span></h2><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Planning and publicity for library programs is done 2–4 months prior to the program date.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span>​<br></span></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Program publicity</span></h2><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Programs may appear on the library's website, news releases and branch flyers, and in the library's newsletter, e-mail alert and media advisory.</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​  If</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"> you have any online information about your program, such as a website, please provide the URL in the form’s comments field. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span><br></span></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Payment policy</span></h2><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Phoenix values its relationships with its vendors. To become a vendor with the city, you must complete the vendor self-registration process. It takes the city about two business days to approve the registration. Part of the registration process is determining your taxing jurisdiction, your eligibility for small business programs, and verifying your submittal of a signed W9 form from the IRS. Phoenix Public Library’s terms of payment are net 45 days from the completion date of the program.  <a href="https://www.phoenix.gov/procure" target="_blank">Read more about registering with the City of Phoenix</a>.​</span></p><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW161608514 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:#ffffff;"><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​If you are interested in presenting a program that you feel is in line with our mission, please see the information below​. ​</span><br></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Program content</span></h2><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|6","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"normaltextrun",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"normaltextrun",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">The library expects that performers and musicians will obtain any necessary copyright permission and/or license for any non-original works used for any library program. This includes works performed live and/or use of recorded music in library programs.</span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="eop" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|7","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"eop",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"eop",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">​</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span>​ ​</span></p><h2><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}">Communicating with library staff contacts</span></h2><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|6","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"normaltextrun",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"normaltextrun",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">Your Library staff contact will call you a few days before the program to confirm that you are coming, that you know how to get to the location, what time you are expected to arrive, who you should ask for, that you're aware of any logistical details specific to your location and this program, etc. If you need to talk to your library staff contact, refer to your program agreement. The name and telephone number are listed.</span></span></span></p><div><h2><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Guidelines for author visits</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span></h2></div><div><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Are you an author interested in presenting on your materials?  </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> ​</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span></p></div><div><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">The library is committed to providing programs relating to various forms of media and creators to our public. In providing these programs, the library requires that the media be appropriate for and available to add to the library collection.  <a href="https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/default.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35" target="_blank">Please check the library catalog</a> to see if your item is already in the library collection. </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun"> If it is not, please </span><a href="https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?Target=807" target="_blank"><span data-ccp-charstyle="contextualspellingandgrammarerror" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|8","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"contextualspellingandgrammarerror",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"contextualspellingandgrammarerror",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">submit</span><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun"> a purchase suggestion on the Library's website. </span></a></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span></p></div><div><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">All items considered for addition to the collection will be considered based on the library's <a href="/documents/Materials-Selection-and-De-Selection.pdf" target="_blank">Materials Selection Policy​​​</a>.</span></p><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">In order for the library to purchase an item, it must be available for sale through a contracted city vendor. </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">​</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> ​</span></p><p><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"><br></span></p><h3><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"></span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|6","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"normaltextrun",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"normaltextrun",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">I have read the above guidelines and am ready to submit a proposal.</span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="eop" data-ccp-charstyle-defn="{"ObjectId":"eededc13-6511-42fc-9fbb-3aa345d22e56|7","ClassId":1073872969,"Properties":[469775450,"eop",201340122,"1",134233614,"true",469778129,"eop",469778324,"Default Paragraph Font"]}">​</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"> </span>​​</h3></div></div></div></div>