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 […]

Get up close to birds of prey at Southeast Regional Library

Get your questions about birds of prey answered when Liberty Wildlife brings live raptors to Desert Rivers Audubon Society’s 7-9 p.m. March 12 program. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Southeast Regional Library at Greenfield and Guadalupe Roads in Gilbert. Children get the front-row seats at this popular program. Desert Rivers’ mobile bookstore, […]

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 […]

Apache Junction city offices to close for Presidents Day

The city of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices on Monday, Feb. 18, in recognition of Presidents Day. Emergency services through the police department will not be affected by the holiday. The closure also includes the Apache Junction Public Library. For more information, contact the library at 480-474-8555 or ajpl.org. The Multi-Generational Center will […]

Pinal County education agency receives funding for broadband Internet

The Pinal County School Office Education Service Agency has received $31,549,900.38 in Schools and Libraries Program (E-Rate) funding. The funds will support the Pinal County Internet Consortium, which include the Apache Junction Public Library and the Apache Junction Unified School District. “The Pinal County Internet Consortium will expand Internet access to schools and libraries within […]

Master Gardeners to explain Xeriscape principles at AJ library

The Superstition Mountain Master Gardeners will discuss the principles of xeriscaping 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Participants will learn such things as how to conserve water, time and money “and still bring color and year-round interest to our desert gardens. “You’ll learn why xeriscape does not have […]

AJ library celebrates Halloween with haunted hoopla

The Apache Junction Public Library promises to have something for everyone for Halloween. On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the library will play host to Halloween Hoopla, an event made possible by the Friends of the Library of Apache Junction. There will be a trick-or-treat scavenger hunt, crafts and more. It take place 5-7 p.m. And those […]