Issue 12 | October 2018
Pinal County
Library District
Make the Most of Your Library...Find Our Closest Location
You probably know where the library is in your home town, but did you know that the Pinal County Library District includes 13 affiliate libraries throughout the county? And your library card from one of them works at all of them.

From Maricopa to Mammoth and from Apache Junction to San Manuel, our libraries offer fun programs, bestselling novels, first-class movies and music, plus all the research tools you could need...all free with your library card!

Our website is your place to find out what's going on at all of our affiliate libraries. To find a list of our locations, with hours and contact information, click the Locations tab.
Featured Events This Month
Here are a few of the programs taking place at libraries around Pinal County this month.
Monday October 8 from 4-5 PM
Eloy Santa Cruz Library
1000 N Main St.
Eloy, AZ 85131
(520) 466-3814

Paint ceramic skulls in preparation for Day of the Dead. All supplies provided. Open to all ages. Limit 40, so come early!
Mondays & Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 PM
Maricopa Public Library
41600 West Smith-Enke Road
Building #10
Maricopa, AZ 85138
(520) 568-2926

An engineering and computer science club for kids aged 10-15. Participants will learn computer programming, build computers and play with electronics. 
Monday: Coding, Tuesday: Robotics

For more information, please contact the Maricopa Public Library.
Saturday, October 20 at 11 AM
Coolidge Public Library
160 W. Central Avenue
Coolidge, AZ 85128
(520) 723-6030

Just in time for Halloween, the library will host the Haunted Historians, for a discussion of paranormal investigation and research. The group’s main mission is to help with funding for upkeep and restoration of
historic sites, and some historic haunting sites.
For more information please contact the Coolidge Public Library
Thursdays at 5 PM
Apache Junction Public Library
1177 N. Idaho Rd. 
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 
(480) 474-8555

We will be introducing the basics of coding (flash) through the "Hour of code" curriculum. For kids ages 6-14. Registration is required. Please contact the Apache Junction Library for more information.
Wednesday, October 31 from 2-4 PM
Florence Community Library
778 N. Main St. 
Florence, AZ 85132
(520) 868-8311

Join us for a recent hit movie. Attendees are welcome to bring snacks and soft drinks to the show! For more information and film titles, please contact the Florence Community Library.
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 :

Science In Context provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Captivating subject matter showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, ranging from bacteria and DNA to obesity and climate. The collection includes millions of full-text articles from national and global publications as well as 200+ experiments, projects, and top reference content.

Features include:
  • On-demand text translation into over 20 languages, plus ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology. 
  • Saved content sets allow you to store and manage your research for long term projects. 
  • A fully browsable list of subject categories makes it easy to find the information you're looking for.

You can find Science in Context and our other online databases on our website, by clicking the Research tab.

Pinal County Library District