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AVONDALE CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY 11350 W. Civic Center Dr. | (623) 333-2602 Mon – Thu, 11 am – 7 pm | 10 - 11 am & 7 - 8 pm* Fri, 1 pm – 5 pm; Sat, 11 am - 5 pm; Sun, CLOSED
*Self-Service Hours: customer service desk & phone are unstaffed.
“LIBRARIES ROCK!” SUMMER READING PROGRAM FOR ALL AGES Avondale Public Libraries June 1st through August 1st
See library website to sign up and for a complete listing of summer programs for all ages!
BOTH LIBRARIES CLOSED THE FOLLOWING DATES There will be no library programs on observed holidays. May 28 (Memorial Day) July 4 (Independence Day)
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CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY
VALLEY OF THE SUN UNITED WAY SPONSORED STORYTIME (AGES 0 - 5) Enjoy stories, songs and a craft. The first 25 children receive a FREE book.
Tuesday, May 8 | 11 am
SOULFUL EXPRESSIONS OPEN MIC NIGHTS (AGES 13+) Open mic night for poets, comedians, and musicians. Hosted by Speak EZ Poetry.
Saturdays: May 12, June 9, July 14, Aug 11 | 4:30 - 7 pm
LIBRARY MURDER MYSTERY EVENTS There will be snacks, drinks, music, and loads of fun and intrigue!! Please call (623) 333-2602 to register.
Saturday, May 19 | 6 - 8 pm (Adults 18+) Friday, July 27 | 6 - 8 pm (Teens 12 to 17)
THE MAGIC AND ILLUSIONS OF ERIC GILIAM (ALL AGES) Former World Teen Magic Champion's magic variety show features hilarious comedy, music cues, and audience participation.
Wednesday, June 6 | 3 pm
SUPERCHARGED CREATIVITY WITH PLAYDOH CIRCUITS AND ELECTRICITY (AGES 10 - 18) Presented by The Scientific Mom! Harness the power of supercharged electricity as you sculpt your own light-up playdoh and make your own take-home watercolor light-up art! Teens will make their own colorful works of electric art! Space is limited. Please call (623) 333-2602 to register.
Thursday, June 7 | 3 pm
GRANDPARENTS PLAY AND LEARN SOCIAL CPLC Parenting Arizona Social invites you to enjoy a light lunch with arts, crafts and activities to do with grandchildren 0 to 5 yrs.
Saturday, June 9 (See library website for time.) 2 • RAVE May - August 2018
SAM GARCIA WESTERN AVENUE LIBRARY 495 E. Western Ave. | (623) 333-2601 Mon – Thu, 11 am – 7 pm | 7 - 8 pm* Fri, 1 pm – 5 pm; Sat, 11 am – 5 pm; Sun, 1 pm – 5 pm
THE GREAT ARIZONA PUPPET THEATRE PRESENTS
“MY PET DINOSAUR” (ALL AGES) A little boy gets a dinosaur egg for his birthday. Tuesday, June 12 | 11 am
SANDWICH PUPPET-MAKING WORKSHOP (AGES 10 - 18) Make your very own life-sized, talking sandwich puppet! Space is limited, please call (623) 333-2602 to register.
Thursday, June 14 | 3 pm
SAM GARCIA WESTERN AVENUE LIBRARY VALLEY OF THE SUN UNITED WAY SPONSORED STORYTIMES
(AGES 0 - 5) Enjoy stories, songs and a craft. The first 25 children receive a FREE book.
Thursdays, May 3 & 17 | 11:15 am and 1 pm
THE GREAT GRAND CANYON BALLOON SHOW! (ALL AGES) AZ Rick had a farm with all the animals, an aquarium, and a mermaid, AND a princess and a hero.
Thursday, June 14 | 11:15 am and 12:45 pm
Space is limited; back to back programs will be offered. 50 tickets for each show will be handed out (one per attendee present) at opening (11 am) on a first come, first served basis.
COCO INSPIRED SKULL PAINTING! (TEENS 8 - 17)** Create your own Coco inspired painting with an art instructor.
Tuesday, June 26 | 4 pm
VAN GOGH STARRY NIGHT PAINTING (ADULTS 18+)** Students will be guided through the steps of creating their own versions of Van Gogh’s Starry Night.
Saturday, June 23 | 11:30 am
**All supplies are provided. Space is limited. Please call (623) 333-2601 to register.
Library and Rereation Programs, Clae & Sports
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