Issue 66a | April 2023
Pinal County Library District
Reading Arizona Offers Arizona-Focused E-Books
Reading Arizona is a collection of e-books and e-audiobooks, both fiction and nonfiction, with Arizona-related topics or themes. Available to all residents of Arizona, it does not require a library card, and is free to use. Users can find instructions on how to create an account at
The Pinal County Library District website provides a catalog of all of our library materials. Patrons can download e-books and e-audiobooks, and access a suite of research databases.

But what if you can't find what you're looking for, or something doesn't seem to work right?

Just like at your local library, you can Ask a Librarian! Just click the "Ask A Question" button in the center of the screen on our homepage and fill out the online form. Send us a description of what you need or what went wrong, and staff at Pinal County Library District will get back to you by phone or email (your choice) to help troubleshoot and resolve the issue.

Please note that staff are only available during regular office hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Questions submitted after hours or on weekends will be answered the following business day.

Library Events This Month:
Here are just a handful of the more than 300 free library programs taking place this month. Please visit our online calendar to view a complete list.
Monday, April 10
Coolidge Public Library
160 W. Central Avenue
Coolidge, AZ 85128
(520) 723-6030

All Ages. Feeling Crafty is a great way to create an easy craft without finding all of the supplies. Pick up a free take-home craft kit on the second Monday of each month. Supplies are limited. 
Tuesdays (April 4, 11, 18, 25) and Thursdays (6, 13, 20, 27), 11:00 am - 12:00 pm and 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Apache Junction Public Library
1177 N Idaho Rd
Apache Junction, AZ 85119

Free Tutoring for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Let's improve your reading skills!
The Apache Junction Public Library has partnered with Arizona's Read Better Be Better Program, a non-profit organization focusing on reading comprehension for grades 3, 4, and 5! Each child will be partnered up with a Middle or High School Student who has been trained in helping aid children's literacy.

Registration is required.
Saturdays, April 15 & 29 from 2:00-3:00 pm
Maricopa Library & Cultural Center
18160 N Maya Angelou Dr.
Maricopa, AZ 85138
(520) 568-2926

Teen anime and manga fans meet to watch and discuss their favorite anime, play games, and chill.

On alternating Saturdays, MLCC invites 12-18 year old anime lovers to meet in the Birch Room while it's transformed into an anime bubble! There's episodes to watch, games to play, and discussions to be had surrounding this Japanese staple that has captivated millions of people around the planet. If you're into anime/manga, come see what it's about and bring your besties! No ojiisan or obaasan allowed!
Mondays, April 10, 17, 24, 4:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Casa Grande Public Library
449 N Dry Lake Rd
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
(520) 421-8710

This program is for adults who want to prepare for the U.S. Citizenship interview and written examination. Our volunteer will facilitate a series of weekly discussions designed for adults who want to prepare for the US Citizenship interview and oral examination.
Friday, April 21, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
San Tan Valley County Library
31505 N Schnepf Rd
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140

Book club for tweens. We will start each club meeting with an epic trailer and an epic voice over of the last book we read together. Epic is what we do here. We will show off just how remarkable books can be and why they are all awesome movies in our heads. 
Friday, April 14, 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
San Manuel Library
108 5th Avenue
San Manuel, AZ 85631
(520) 385-4470

Free gardening class at the library! The classes are scheduled on the second Friday of each month at 10:30 am. On March 10, the topic will be Pollinator Gardens.
This Month's Featured Database
BrainFuse is a suite of tutoring services that helps to provide all-in-one assistance for a large array of academic needs such as Live Tutoring, Homework Help, Customized Study Plans, Virtual Study Sessions with Peers, and more! Create a profile to track your progress and achieve the learning outcome you want with the help from your library!

Get started with BrainFuse HelpNow Here!

Our libraries also provide great research tools.
Check out our RESEARCH DATABASES that you can access for FREE with your library card!

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