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.
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, for an updated calendar of programs, library account login, and access to our virtual library. Download free movies, books, music, audiobooks, magazines, and access free testing and research databases.
BOTH LIBRARIES WILL BE CLOSED THE FOLLOWING DATES IN 2020 (*There will be no library programs on observed holidays.) January 1 (New Year’s Day), January 20 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), February 17 (Presidents Day), April 12 (Easter)
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BABIES AND BOOKS (AGES 0–18 MONTHS) Help promote your baby’s early development through books, music, baby sign language, and finger play activities.
*Mondays, 10:15 am (except holidays)
TODDLER TIME (AGES 18–36 MONTHS) An action-packed story time for toddlers and their favorite adult. This highly interactive program encourages emerging language skills through books, songs, rhymes and movement play.
*Mondays, 11:15 am (except holidays)
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME (AGES 3–5) Program features longer books and a variety of activities such as songs, finger plays and skill-building activities needed to get your child ready for Kindergarten.
Tuesdays, 11 am
DISCOVERY! STEAM FOR PRESCHOOLERS (AGES 3–5) Preschoolers will learn about the world around them through hands-on science, technology, engineering, art or math activities.
Tuesdays, 11 am | Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 3 & Apr 7
MORE TO EXPLORE (AGES 6–12) Each week will include different activities centered around learning, exploration, creativity, and self-discovery.
Wednesdays, 4 pm
SPECIAL EVENTS SOULFUL EXPRESSIONS OPEN MIC NIGHTS
(AGES 13 & UP) Open mic night for poets, comedians, and musicians. Hosted by Speak EZ Poetry and TeenKonnect.
Saturdays, 4:30 – 7 pm Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 14, Apr 11
EAT, PLAY, GROW! PARENTING WORKSHOP This 4-week series of interactive training for parents will teach exciting physical activities to do with your children 0 - 5 years, along with fun tips about healthy eating. Participants will receive a class certificate and free gifts. Children are welcome. Provided by The Maricopa County Department of Public Health SW Nutrition.
Thursdays, 10:30 am – 12 pm | Mar 5, 12, 19 & 26
VALLEY OF THE SUN UNITED WAY SPONSORED STORYTIMES Each program will have stories, songs and a craft; the first 25 children will receive a book of their own.
BABIES AND BOOKS (AGES 0–18 MONTHS) Mondays, 10:15 am | Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 9 & Apr 13
TODDLER TIME (AGES 18–36 MONTHS) Mondays, 11:15 am | Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 9 & Apr 13
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME (AGES 3–5) Tuesdays, 11 am | Jan 14, Feb. 11, Mar 10, Apr 14
FAWD: FINE ART IN WOOD DIMENSIONS (AGES 16+) In honor of Black History Month, each participant will receive a make-and-take wood project. Seating is limited. Call (623) 333-2602 to register.
Saturday, February 22 | 12 pm
SEUSS-ABRATION (ALL AGES) Join us for our annual Seuss-abration where we celebrate our love of reading and Dr. Seuss in one fun-filled party!
Monday, March 2 | 5 – 7 pm
STEAM FEST FAMILY EVENT (ALL AGES) Learn about science, technology, engineering, art and math through fun experiments, games, activities and demonstrations. This is a Signature Event of the Arizona SciTech Festival!
Wednesday, March 4 | 3:30 – 5:30 pm
COLOR ME HEALTHY! (AGES 2–5) The Maricopa County Department of Public Health SW Nutrition and Physical Activity program provides a series of interactive trainings for children up to 5 years old and their parent. Each participant will receive a class certificate and free gifts.
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