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Events for AdultsEvents for Adults<div class="ExternalClass625836D98CC744B0B4D458F3CF2FD30D"><p>​<span style="color:#0072c6;font-family:"segoe ui semilight", "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1.46em;">Spend your summer with the library!</span></p><h3>Take a look at upcoming program and event offerings for adults or ​<a href="" target="_blank">browse all of our summer reading events in the online calendar​</a>.​<br></h3><p><br></p></div>





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Summer Book & Movie Series: AdriftSummer Book & Movie Series: Adrift 5:00:00 PM7/7/2022 8:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassD3E2EFA166B3418EB372E222E4BA93F4"><p><a href="/locations/smcl">​South Mountain Community Library</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass20696186E2414BCA904C47BD2C085804"><p>​Join us on alternating Thursdays in June and July for an ocean themed Book and Movie series. The film will begin at 10am. If you read the book, stay after the film for a book discussion. Was the book better than the movie? Let’s find out!<br></p><p>Today's selection is <em>Adrift</em> by Tami Oldham Ashcraft. The film is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour and 36 minutes. <br></p><p><br></p></div>No136
“Beyond the Sea:” Popular Sounds of the Jazz Age“Beyond the Sea:” Popular Sounds of the Jazz Age 6:30:00 PM7/9/2022 7:30:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass8933124F353B498BBC6D107B15D3430E"><p><a href="/locations/ironwood">​Ironwood Library</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass32B8B8616C004DA1B72A3D762DC23F47"><p>​Enjoy the most popular and enduring songs from the 1920s to the 1950s that were created for Broadway theatre, musical theatre and Hollywood musical film - all on flute & guitar! Hear our resident historian share interesting tidbits and background behind the songs as we celebrate these classic songs from the Golden Age of American music.​<br></p></div>No139
Fan Crafting for Cooling Summer Heat!Fan Crafting for Cooling Summer Heat! 8:00:00 PM7/16/2022 9:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassCF632E41BD97499E84A09A08AA26735D"><p>​<a href="/locations/juniper">Juniper Library</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassE4A3E6286D7C4DA383381FCD398FE37C"><p>​Tales of African and African American fan making traditions to bring relief during hot weather African droughts and during the summer heat of 1950's and 60's freedom marches and sit-ins. Craft your own beautifully colorful handmade fan from African and African American design ideas!​<br></p></div>No140
Introduction to Birds of PreyIntroduction to Birds of Prey 9:00:00 PM7/16/2022 10:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass410CCC8AB7B342DEBE36214E8773261B"><p><a href="/locations/mesquite">​Mesquite Library</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass812618B7CB964AF7BC78F6BE5AB7B970"><p>​Learn about birds of prey in AZ. Identify them in flight and learn to recognize their call. The program will include a power point presentation, the dissection of sterilized regurgitation pellets, and the examination of preserved specimens. Temperature permitting, binoculars will be available for those that desire to bird watch on library grounds post-program.​<br></p></div>No141
Summer Book & Movie Series: The Old Man and the SeaSummer Book & Movie Series: The Old Man and the Sea 5:00:00 PM7/21/2022 8:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassD8BD558D12D04572AC9811C8D223D0DD"><p>​<a href="/locations/smcl">South Mountain Community Library</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass1E9ACCD9959148ABB2449AC17C64833C"><p>​Join us on alternating Thursdays in June and July for an ocean themed Book and Movie series. The film will begin at 10am. If you read the book, stay after the film for a book discussion. Was the book better than the movie? Let’s find out!<br></p><p>Today's selection is <em>The Old Man and the Sea</em> by Ernest Hemingway. The film is not rated and runs 1 hour and 26 minutes.<br></p><p><br></p></div>No142
Showtime! Timeless Music from Broadway & HollywoodShowtime! Timeless Music from Broadway & Hollywood 6:00:00 PM7/23/2022 7:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassD59ADBD987FA412BB74E7195B30C3022"><p><a href="/locations/palo-verde">​Palo Verde Library</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassBCED173809194EB0A8BC56BCE8DB0688"><p>​Join the award winning SoSco Flute & Guitar Duo as they explore the timeless music of Broadway and Hollywood and tell the stories and legends behind some of the most beloved tunes from the stage and screen. Featuring the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, James Horner, Howard Shore, John Williams and many more!​<br></p></div>No143
One Book, One Phoenix: The Brilliant AbyssOne Book, One Phoenix: The Brilliant Abyss 10:00:00 PM7/28/2022 11:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassA8E8005994A2495DB28D80556C905DED"><p><a href="/locations/mesquite">​Mesquite Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass0C3E1C0B93DF4E62BE58A9CFA9EB858D"><p>What if everyone read the same book this summer? Join us for One Book, One Community, Phoenix Public Library's annual community wide read. June through August, these titles will be instantly available as eBooks in the Greater Phoenix Digital Library/Libby app.<br></p><p>Join Mesquite Library's discussion of <a href=""><em>The Brilliant Abyss: Exploring the Majestic Hidden Life of the Deep Ocean, and the Looming Threat That Imperils It</em></a> by Helen Scales.<br></p><p><br></p></div>No145
FRANK Talks: Growing Arizona: Water for the FutureFRANK Talks: Growing Arizona: Water for the Future 9:00:00 PM7/30/2022 10:30:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassDD8B94BBA3A548AD88D3790079578878"><p><a href="/locations/mesquite">​Mesquite Library</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass3ABBE38E1C65446991AB310BCCC0AB0C"><p>​Water has played a vital role in the long history of thriving agriculture in Arizona. For generations, agricultural production was the linchpin of the state’s economy, and cotton, cattle and citrus production had a significant influence on how Arizona communities grew. Water continues to support farming, ranching, and more recently, urban population growth. As Arizona adjusts to a hotter and drier climate, what is the future of water for agriculture and urban communities? Can Arizona continue to grow with increased competition for water and shrinking resources? How can we grow and sustain water resources? Join us for an important conversation about water, growth, and our future.​<br></p></div>No146