Issue 15 | January 2019
Pinal County
Library District
NEWSLETTER
Make the Most of Your Library...Library FAQ's
Whether you are a new library patron or a long time user,
it's likely that at some point you may have a question about how our Library District is set up, what services we offer, or how to access and use our services.

Did you know our website has answers to many of your most frequently asked questions? It's all in our FAQs!

On our FAQ page, you can find information about getting a library card; reserving, checking out, and renewing materials; paying overdue fines; accessing free wi-fi; and downloading ebooks.

To browse to the library's FAQs, start on our homepage and scroll down to the light blue footer at the bottom. Our FAQs link is in the right hand column, under "About the Library District."
Featured Events This Month
Here are a few of the family-friendly programs taking place at libraries around Pinal County this month.
Tuesday, January 8, 3:45-5:00 PM
Eloy-Santa Cruz Public Library
1000 N. Main St.
Eloy, Arizona 85131
(520) 466-3814

Join us for a STEAM activity that will involve something from the following categories: science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics! It will be a different activity each month. 
 
For more information, visit the Eloy Santa Cruz Library or call: 520-466-3814
Tuesrday, January 8, 5:00-7:00 PM
Apache Junction Public Library
1177 N. Idaho Rd. 
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 
(480) 474-8555

Teens! Join us for an anime film. This program is intended for grades 7 and up. For more information and movie titles, please call the Apache Junction Public Library at 480-474-8555
Thursday, January 10, 5:00-6:00 PM
Coolidge Public Library
160 W. Central Avenue
Coolidge, AZ 85128
(520) 723-6030

Incarceration costs US taxpayers $80 billion a year... What does that cost buy? Join us for a FRANK Talk to explore issues of mass incarceration. For more information call the Coolidge Public Library at 520-723-6030
Tuesday, January 15, 1:30-3:30 PM
Casa Grande Public Library
449 N. Dry Lake 
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
(520) 421-8710

La Frontera Documentary Series examines the history, culture, and people that make up the United States/Mexico border region. For more information, please call Casa Grande Main Library at: 520-421-8710
Tuesday, January 22, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Florence Community Library
778 N. Main St.
Florence, AZ 85132
(520) 868-8311

Online hacking is a multi-billion dollar industry, which means criminals are working hard to get access to your pesonal and financial information. Join Emerging Technology Librarian Shawn Flecken to discuss some of the techniques they use, and pick up some simple tips to help protect yourself against them.
Want More Upcoming Events?
Check our Calendars!
The Events Calendar on our website lists many of the programs happening in libraries around the county.

Some of the larger local libraries have their own, more detailed calendars:
Research Spotlight
Our libraries are fun places with a lot of entertainment to offer, but we also provide great research tools. We offer subscription research databases that you can access for free with your library card.
This month's feature database:

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

Features include:
  • Extensive full-text content from Blackbirch Press, U•X•L, KidHaven Press, and more
  • Detailed subject indexing allows users to search content based on subject, title, document type, and more
  • Text-to-speech technology lets users hear the article read out loud and download the audio file.

You can find Kids InfoBits and the rest of our online databases on our website, by clicking the Research tab.

Pinal County Library District
520-866-6457