August events in Apache Junction include learning about adopting special kids

From learning about adoption of special kids (Aug. 20) to folding origami at the Apache Junction Library (Aug. 24), there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: KNIT OR CROCHET: 1 p.m. every Saturday in August at the Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Join the fun of learning to knit or […]

Week of festivities at Apache Junction Public Library

The Apache Junction Public Library will celebrate two major improvements to your library experience this month. The library is no longer charging fines for overdue children’s and youth materials, according to a release. “Not charging overdue fines, especially for youth materials, is a growing trend in libraries across the country,” Apache Junction Public Library Director […]

Events in Apache Junction through Aug. 31 include desert scorpion hunting, dive-in movie

From a dive-in movie at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center (Aug. 16) to desert scorpion hunting at Lost Dutchman State Park (Aug. 18) and learning origami at the Apache Junction Library (Aug. 24), there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: KNIT OR CROCHET: 1 p.m. every Saturday in August at the Apache Junction […]

Events in Apache Junction through Aug. 31 include coding club, full-moon hike

From a full-moon hike at Lost Dutchman State Park (Aug. 14) to a Bikers for Blood Drive at Superstition Harley-Davidson (Aug. 17), there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: KNIT OR CROCHET: 1 p.m. every Saturday in August at the Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Join the fun of learning […]

Events in Apache Junction July 9-20 include therapy animals at the library, movie in the park

From children reading to therapy animals (July 20) at the library to a full-moon hike at the Lost Dutchman State Park (July 15), observing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing (July 20) and watching a movie at Flatiron Community Park (July 13) there’s a lot going on July 9-20 in Apache Junction. Events […]

Extending hours, dropping late-fee fines for youth materials before Apache Junction library board June 27

The Apache Junction Library Board of Trustees is to vote Thursday on increasing library hours for Mondays and Wednesdays, staying open until 8 p.m. It is presently open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The board of trustees meets at 6:30 p.m. June 27 at the […]

Apache Junction Founders Day Committee meets Thursday at library

The Apache Junction Founders Day Committee meets 6-8 p.m. the first Thursday of every month (not July 4) at the Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Apache Junction was founded by George Curtis and was settled in 1922. The centennial of that decision is approaching and volunteers have begun meeting to plan a […]

Summer reading program begins May 28 in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction Public Library is set to kick off its 2019 all-ages summer reading program — “A Universe of Stories.” Sign up for the program beginning May 28 at apachejunctionlibrary.azsummerreading.org. Read and log 1,000 minutes by July 6 to pick a free book at the Scholastic Book Fair from July 8-13. Free weekly prizes will […]

LibraryCon at Apache Junction Public Library

The Apache Junction Public Library is hosting a full-day of free events for the whole family at LibraryCon. Panels, prizes, photos and a costume contest are planned at the 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 16, LibraryCon at the library, 1177 N. Idaho. “Meet your favorites – Star Wars, Ghostbusters, Power Rangers, superheroes and more. Experience […]

New vending company contract OK’d for Apache Junction properties

A company under contract since September 2016 to provide snack- and soda-vending services for three City of Apache Junction buildings has asked that another business take over. The Apache Junction City Council on Feb. 5 voted 7-0 in a consent agenda to approve entering into a contract assignment from VIP Vending LLC to West Valley […]